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Dig Spots Worth Peepin’: A1 Records, NYC


Famed A1 Records Demonstrates the Hunt of the Dig


A1 Records, one of the most known “unknown” dig spots in New York City. Here’s a look at what it looks from the inside.

The video below is presented here for the purpose of scholarship

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Amir Said (aka Sa’id) is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of BeatTips. A writer, publisher, and beatmaker/rapper from New York, Said is the author of a number of books, including ‘The BeatTips Manual,’ ‘The Art of Sampling,’ ‘Ghetto Brother,’ and ‘The Truth About New York.’ He is also a recording artist with a number of music projects, including his latest album 'The Best of Times.' Follow him on Twitter at: @amirsaid and @BeatTipsManual