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Song of the Day: Stephen Encinas “Disco Illusion” Credit the Invisible City crew outta Toronto for re-discovering this gem of disco perfection by Trinidadian artist Stephen Encinas.  Originally released (but never distributed) in 1979 on the always-reliable Kalinda imprint, “Disco Illusion” was reissued by Invisible City in 2013. It immediately got play from some of the…

funkyfour

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.

in the gray

Captain Planet is one of my favorite producers these days. On his latest single, “In the Gray,” he cooks up a viciously catchy reggae instrumental, but for me it Brit Lauren’s infectious vocals that make the tune.