For those longing for old school (east coast) hip hop.
If you don't know Pete Rock, you best familiarize yourself. He's regarded as one of the pioneers of jazz rap (along with Gang Starr, Tribe, Stetsasonic, etc.)!! One of the best producers out there, hands down. Short playlist of some of this stuff.
1) Microphone Wanderlust (with InI)
2) Square one
3) Strange Fruit
5) Mecca with the Soul Brother (with CL Smooth)
6) They Reminisce Over You
7) Step Up
8) The Life I Live (with InI)
9) Soul Brother Beat 2
10) Soul Survivor