Peanut Butter Wolf Revisits Charizma Collabs With Box Set

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 04.16.14 in News

Now that the Stones Throw story is being told through a Kickstarter-funded documentary (Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton), label founder Peanut Butter Wolf has compiled an epilogue of sorts: Circa 1990-93, a vinyl-only box set of 40 recordings that feature the DJ/producer’s former collaborator Charizma. The MC was murdered in December 1993 at the age of 20, leaving behind more than an album’s worth of material.

“This put my life into perspective,” Peanut Butter Wolf writes in the history section of Stones Throw’s site. “At first I quit music completely. Eventually, making beats and DJing was a way for me to deal with the pain of losing both my music partner and my best friend. I also decided that our music had to be heard. I made some demos and gave them out to a few industry people I knew, but nobody was serious about the project.”

Word of the duo’s “My World Premiere” single spread among the artist’s peers (including KRS-One) however, so Peanut Butter Wolf decided to do what many had before him: go the DIY route and launch his own label. This is the first chapter of that story…