hip-hop

Song of the Day: Jack Ü “Take Ü There (feat. Kiesza) [Missy Elliott Remix]”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Feb 20, 2015
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At this point, the worldwide love for Missy Elliott is so strong she could recite her water bill and no one would bat an eye that I’d make it Song of the Day. Thankfully, she delivers a bit more than that on her verses on Jack Ü single, “Take Ü There.”

Song of The Day: Kendrick Lamar “The Blacker The Berry”

Posted by: Micah Vellian
Feb 12, 2015
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Kendrick Lamar responds to the criticism leveled at his comments about Ferguson with a new song called, “The Blacker The Berry.” The powerfully crafted song is as complex as the subject matter in question.

40 tracks of influences with The Sol Power All-Stars

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Feb 06, 2015
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As The Sol Power All-Stars, Meistro and I were recently requested to throw down a guest mix for Cookie Dough Music. The only theme given was “influences”, so what followed was 90 minutes and 40 tracks of our favorite records.

Song of the Day: Dr Dre & Snoop Dogg “Nuthin But a G Thang (Bruno Borlone & Boogie Mike Remix)”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Feb 02, 2015
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It’s no secret that I love a good remix. This time up we have Dr Dre & Snoop Dogg‘s “Nuthin But a G Thang” getting the funky remix treatment from Bruno Borlone & Boogie Mike.

Song of the Day: Funky Four Plus One More “Rappin and Rocking the House”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Jan 28, 2015
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These dudes (and ladies) can rap and rap and rap some more. Funky Four Plus One More’s “Rappin and Rocking the House” is one of my very favorites from the disco rap genre.

Song(s) of the Day: Cousin Cole “Blizzard Mix for Building Beats”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Jan 27, 2015
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NYC-based producer Cousin Cole put together this “blizzard-themed selection last night for buildingbeats, an awesome NYC nonprofit.”

Song of the Day: De La Soul feat. Chuck D. “The People”

Posted by: Rusty B
Jan 20, 2015
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Chuck D. from Public Enemy is a living legend. And joining forces with De La Soul in this sick track “The People.”

Song of the Day: Capitan Futuro “Oye Mami (feat. Pedro Santana) (Tom Drummond Remix)”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Jan 19, 2015
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Capitan Futuro has commissioned producer Tom Drummond for a world funk remix of “Oye Mami Ft Pedro Santana” to get the right dance floor moving.

Song Of The Day: Azealia Banks “Chasing Time”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Jan 08, 2015
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Azealia Banks manages to draw from hip-hop’s past, as well as the cutting edge of dance music, flex some impressive lyrical chops and make a great pop record.

Song of the Day: Salt ‘n’ Pepa “Let’s Talk About Sex (Casual Connection Rework)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Dec 29, 2014
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In the hands of Casual Connection, Salt ‘n’ Pepa’s classic jam, “Let’s Talk About Sex” gets beefed-up drums and an extended tease of an intro before that timeless chorus drops (and the hands go in the air).