Brazilian funkster Di Melo’s 1975 classic “Kilario” gets a beat-heavy rework from the Shaka Crew.
Our friend from down under Copycat has applied his scalpel to Sade’s “Jezebel,” adding enough boom bap to satisfy the dance floor.
Kenny Loggins has become kind of cool again these days with the yacht rock thing bringing this 80′s classic back to life.
Cigarbox Planetarium is DC-based duo Andy Charneco and Deanna Pineda. They describe their music as “surf-prog-core.” But I think you gotta check them out yourself.
Rhythm Scholar gives an updated rub to Barry White’s classic “Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up.” This is a classy remix!
Cousin Cole’s reggae-fied “Happy” remix is the official antidote for Pharrell phatigue.
Ed Sheeran & Passenger’s “No Diggity Thrift Shop (Kygo Remix)” gets a really well done remix from Kygo. This has a nice mellow fun vibe.
The title of this song is what the DC hip-hop community collectively sighed upon finding out that Akil Nadir (aka Cool Cee Brown) passed away last weekend.
Like some lost Prince outtake, Inc. deliver a nice catchy slice of stripped down funky soul on “Swear.”
Stevie Wonder’s 1971 pop-soul single, “If You Really Love Me,” gets a tasteful re-work by JR.Dynamite. A reminder that warm summer days are not too far off.