I’ve always liked Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop (That Thing).” Its a great track! We get a really nice update and a future feel on this remix care of the modestly-named producer Mikos Da Gawd.
I don’t want summer to end so I’m going to post one of my all time favorite reggae songs, Gregory Isaacs 1978 classic “The Border.”
Dudes like Oddisee, Freddie Gibbs, and Joey Bada$$ are making me like rap music again for the first time in years.
You have to love positive rappers! Dee-1 from New Orleans keeps it bouncing while pushing higher goals and challenging the status quo head on.
Brazilian singer-songwriter Seu Jorge’s turn as a Portuguese-singing, Bowie-obsessed crew member aboard the Belafonte inspired him to record an entire album of Bowie covers, The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions.
The progressive house remix of Yeah Yeah Yeahs breakout hit, “Maps” by Tommie Sunshine, CID, and Modern Machines is no longer only in the hands of the world’s most overpaid entertainers.
Hip-hop artist/producer Donwill and rapper Dash Speaks venture into some experimental sounds, with the same focus on consistent rhyme skills and inventive concepts.
For Rap music (I’ll refrain from using the term hip-hop to describe this song), the Summer 2014 anthem was the explicit version of Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot Boy.”
Producer Sam Gellaitry adds a great remix to “1, 2 Step,” the well-loved modern classic by Ciara.