Disco might be Dead, but Hip Hop Lives(1985-1996)! Haven’t you heard, Jurassic 5 is on tour? Class is in session as the Cut gives an encyclopedic lesson on Hip Hop’s ‘Golden Age’ covering the ’85-’96 era. Now available for the first time in high quality MP3, ‘Hip Hop Lives’ was recorded live for Adam 12s Afex night in 2008. Afex was one of LAs most prominent conceptual hip hop nights, covering the era from early eighties to mid nineties.