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Stones Throw Records

Stones Throw Records is an independent hip hop record label based in California.

It was started in 1996 by DJ/Producer Peanut Butter Wolf. Its subsidiaries Now-Again Records and Soul Cal Records specialize in funk and soul re-issues.

Stones Throw is home to Madlib and many of his projects: Madvillain, Jaylib, Yesterdays New Quintet, Quasimoto, Sound Directions and Lootpack. Other notable artists on the Stones Throw's past and present roster include James Pants, Gary Wilson, The Turntablist (aka DJ Babu), Rob Swift, Rasco, Breakestra, Oh No, Dudley Perkins, J Dilla (aka Jay Dee), and Koushik, . J Dilla (Jay Dee)'s final album during his lifetime, Donuts, was released by Stones Throw in February 2006.

In 2006 the label announced new signings Aloe Blacc, J Rocc, Roc C, Cue, and Georgia Anne Muldrow, and an upcoming compilation of new material including Madvillain for the Adult Swim network. Jeff Jank is the designer of a great deal of the album covers on the Stones Throw label.

External links

Official website

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