Razor Tag

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Razor Tag
Mixtape by Styles of Beyond
Released July 30, 2007
Recorded 2006-2007
Genre Underground rap
Length 49:28
Label Machine Shop
Producer J. Dilla, Chum the Skrilla Guerilla, Mike Shinoda, DJ Green Lantern, Scoop DeVille, Divine Styler
Styles of Beyond chronology
Megadef
(2003)
Razor Tag
(2007)
Reseda Beach
(2012)

Razor Tag is Los Angeles underground rap group Styles of Beyond's first official mixtape, which was released through Machine Shop Records in 2007, after their 2003 installment Megadef.[1][2] This is the only album which was released under the label of Machine Shop.[3][4] Razor Tag was digitally released on July 30, 2007 and re-released on August 10, 2007. The album was produced by many producers.[5]

Background[edit]

The mixtape is said to have been inspired by We Major by Fort Minor, on which S.O.B. played the role of permanent guest. The group was featured in almost half of the mixtape. They also had their own tracks on the mixtape out of which "Get It" was released as one of the singles of the mixtape. ,

Track listing[edit]

Razor Tag
No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Nobody Does it Better" (Intro)   0:39
2. "Razor Tag"     0:43
3. "Gats N' Party Hats"     2:34
4. "Hard"   J Dilla 3:42
5. "It's Us"     2:22
6. "Godz in the Front" (featuring Demigodz)   4:53
7. "Hey You" (featuring Mike Shinoda) Chum the Skrilla Guerilla 2:17
8. "You Cannot Fuck With This" (featuring Celph Titled) Mike Shinoda 3:40
9. "Here We Come"     2:05
10. "World Famous"   DJ Green Lantern 2:53
11. "Take That"     2:31
12. "Bring It Back" (featuring Demigodz)   3:26
13. "Murderer" (featuring Celph Titled)   3:29
14. "Live at the BBQ" (featuring Demigodz)   3:08
15. "Story Begins"     2:28
16. "Bangin' S.O.B."     2:48
17. "Kill 'Em in the Face" (featuring Scoop DeVille) Scoop DeVille 2:40
18. "Get Involved"   Divine Styler 2:53
19. "They Don't Know"     2:34
20. "Journey"     2:00
21. "Outro"     1:46
Total length:
49:28
Limited Edition bonus track
No. Title Producer(s) Length
22. "Savin' L.A." (featuring Bishop Lamont)   4:08
23. "Second to None" (featuring Mike Shinoda) Mike Shinoda 3:04

Razor Tag: Key Cuts EP[edit]

Razor Tag: Key Cuts EP
EP by Styles of Beyond
Released July 30, 2007
Recorded 2006-2007
Genre Underground rap
Length 84:28
Producer J. Dilla, Chum the Skrilla Guerilla, Mike Shinoda, DJ Green Lantern, Scoop DeVille, Divine Styler

Razor Tag: Key Cuts EP is a EP by Styles of Beyond released as a limited edition for the promotion of Razor Tag the first mixtape by the group.[6] The EP is no longer available for download anywhere on the internet, except on torrent sites. The EP was specially produced by DJ Cheapshot, DJ Green Lantern, and Mike Shinoda.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "World Famous"   DJ Green Lantern 3:15
2. "It's Us"     2:27
3. "Bring It Back" (featuring Demigodz)   3:14
4. "Live at the BBQ" (featuring Demigodz)   3:05
5. "Godz in da Front" (featuring Demigodz)   4:49
6. "Savin' L.A." (featuring Bishop Lamont)   4:08
7. "Razor Tag" (Full Mix) (featuring Apathy, Bishop Lamont, Celph Titled, Mike Shinoda & Scoop DeVille) Chum the Skilla Grilla, DJ Cheaphsot, DJ Green Lantern, Divine Styler, Mike Shinoda, Scoop DeVille 62:52
Total length:
84:28

Credits[edit]

Styles of Beyond
  • Ryu (Ryan Maginn) - vocals
  • Tak (Takbir Bashir) - vocals
  • DJ Cheapshot - turntables
  • Vin Skully - producer
Additional credits

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