MJFELA vs. The AfroBeatles: Say Say Say

The AfroBeatles: FELA meets the Boys from Liverpool (The Black & White Album)

If Michael Jackson is The King of Pop, and Fela Kuti is The King of Afrobeat, then the Beatles are of course, the Kings of Rock & Roll. Dominating the music industry as a band, composers, performers and activists, The Beatles are icons of Rock & Roll, known as the best band ever. AfroStreet once again takes a bold move into remix/mashup territory bringing masters of entirely unrelated genres together in an epic blend just in time for the worldwide HD broadcast of FELA! Live from The National Theatre in London on January 13th. Check out this MJFELA vs AfroBeatles mix of "Say, Say, Say" and then experience The AfroBeatles: FELA meets the Boys from Liverpool at AfroBeatles.com


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BamaLovesoul.com presents Wilson Pickett – a funky situation [the remixes]

Check out this great new project from the crew over at BamaLoveSoul. This is dopeness personified and 'bridges the gap' all day. Shouts to all involved in putting this tribute together. Please do check it out, spread the word and let us (them) know how much you appreciate this project!

The BamaLoveSoul Crew has finally released their second original music compilation, a funky situation: the remixes. This compilation was created completely by having producers from across the globe flip songs from Wilson Pickett's 1978 a funky situation album. 14 tracks deep, a funky situation: the remixes is our way of honoring icon and Alabama native, Wilson Pickett's musical contribution. Each producer and emcee has interpreted a song from his album and has given it a modern twist all while keeping the indomitable soul that Wilson Pickett was well known for.

Tracklisting:
1. FreshNerd - TheNight
2. Byron the Aquarius - The Wicked
3. Illastrate; Amdex; Boog Brown - It's Fine
4. DJ Rahdu; Thed Weller - I'm Ready
5. SHEN 07 - Dancewitme
6. J Finesse - Call It A Day
7. Tall Black Guy - She Too Nice
8. Sawandi - Groovin' (Sawandi Rework)
9. King Boom - Disco Groovin'
10. Junior Star - Dance With Me (Junior Star Rework Part One)
11. Average Thought - So Loose
12. SoFoReal - Time to Let the Sun Shine (SoFoReal Remix)
13. SHEN 07 - Outro
14. Tall Black Guy; Shaheed - Blastmatazz (Bonus)

Download here or check out the podcast here.

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Remix-contest Neenah - "Special Kinda Love"

Calling all DJ's & producers! It's almost time: Neenah's debut album is just around the corner. With productions of Dutch production-team Soulsearchin', Symbolyc One (producer of Kanye West's "Power") and herself to name a few, the album is almost finished. Almost, because Neenah has decided to add a special addition to it, which could be coming from you!

Are you a producer and do you want to compete for this album placement? This is your chance.

Download the remix-pack of "Special Kinda Love" HERE. This song is taken from Neenah's "The Quality Selection" mixtape. In this folder you will find the acapella (wav) and the original version of the song. The BPM is 86.

Send in your remix before December 1st to neenahremixcontest [at] gmail [dot] com and compete for this spot on the album! Good luck, and let 'em know GFM sent ya!

[Download] The Quality Selection Mixtape

(Tracklist after the break)

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What is Grown Folks Music Vol. 3 - The House Edition

I was asked to flip the script from the typical R&B / Hip-Hop. So I present the Soulful House Edition of What is Grown Folks Music. Where my househeads at!

Lyfe Jennings - It Must Be Nice (Marley Marl Vocal Mix)
Raheem De Vaughn - You (Darryl James Vox)
DJ Spinna feat. Gordon Chambers - Never Fall In Love Again
Ciara ft Ludacris - Oh (Pablo Martinez remix)
Jill Scott - He Loves Me (Lyzel In E Flat) (Illegal Mix - Jay J & Chris Lum Edit)
Heather Headley - He Is (Vocal Mix)
Dwele - I Think I Love You (Reel Soul Remix)
Darien - Think It Over (Reel Soul Mix)
Justin Timberlake - Sexyback (Poker Face House Remix)
Conya Doss - What I'd do (Pablo Martinez remix)
Aaliyah - I Miss You (David Harness Remix)
AG Thomas - The 1,2 (ReelSoul Mixes) (ReelSoul Vocal)
Musiq Soulchild - Just Friends (Sunny)

What is Grown Folks Music Vol. 3


Kanye West - Power Remix ft. Jay-Z

The new remix that dropped last night on Hot 97. NSFW, but you can turn it up subliminally.


The Middle East’s Electronic duo Onili teams up for International Remix Contest with Laroz “Why Did You Go”

Calling all producers and beatmakers!! Here's a unique opportunity for you to show your skills and gain international exposure. Download the accapella and good luck!

NYC- Electronic duo Onili http://www.onili.bandcamp.com announces International Remix Contest: Looking for submissions.

Deadline August 15th
The judging/listening session will be live streamed on Justin.Tv and
There will also be celebrity judges TBA.

Submission is simple- go to download link, and download the A-Capella and send your end result to iwantyou@onili.com

Winner receives a free linktone for the remix, a full PR campaign to Israeli music media and in U.S by The Bloom Effect. In addition, the winner also receives complimentary registration to attend the CMJ Music Marathon worth $495.00

The song: "Why Did you go" ft Onili and Laroz

It’s a great Summer song- Reggae infused but looking to chop it up get some different flavours.

Video clip:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojlekoANd44

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The Street Lamp Sessions Vol.1: The Remixes!

BamaLoveSoul.Com is happy to present its first remix compilation, The Street Lamp Sessions Vol.1: The Remixes! Some of your favorite tunes were remixed by carefully selected producers to give you a nocturnal emission of the sonic kind.

The producers delivered, transforming tracks by Amel Larrieux, Jill Scott, Jaafar and more into tunes that must be added to your daily playlist. Get comfortable, plug in and be transported to cosmopolitan
martini lounges, Jamaican dancehalls and everywhere in between.

The Street Lamp Sessions Vol.1: The Remixes, we’re proud to say, is your introduction to some of the best producers in Alabama. While you’re listening, make sure you also check out the crew’s website's latest look at the newly remodeled BamaLoveSoul.Com

<a href="http://bamalovesoul.bandcamp.com/album/the-street-lamp-sessions-vol-1">BamaLoveSoul Intro by BamaLoveSoul</a>


Green Tea - Who Wouda Thought (Apple Jac remix)

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New fonky fire from soulstress Green Tea, remixed by Apple Jac aka Uncle Shecky for his upcoming Crazy Eights EP. Look out for this one! You can download it here.

Keep up with Green Tea on Twitter and grab her Beautiful Weirdo mixtape while you're at it!


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Bob Marley & The Wailers In Dub Vol. 1

In commemoration of Bob Marley's 65th birthday(Feb. 6), Tuff Gong/Island/UMe has issued a new digital-only collection, In Dub Vol. 1.

From the press release:
In Dub Vol. 1 is the first in a series of collections of classic, rare and new dub excursions in the Bob Marley & The Wailers catalog. Available exclusively on iTunes, the debut set features 10 classic dub remixes (most previously unavailable on album) and a newly crafted dub of "Lively Up Your Dub," exclusive to this package, by foundation dub mix engineer Scientist.

You can download the album here.
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Vikter Duplaix - Electric Love Remix

The long awaited remix from Nicolay for Vikter Duplaix's "Electric Love" is here and doesn't disappoint. Cop your free download below.

From the official press release:

December 24, 2009 - Los Angeles, CA

Grammy® nominated producer Nicolay, fresh on the heels of his nomination in the Best Urban/Alternative Performance category celebrates the Holidays with Vikter Duplaix with a remix of Duplaix's new single "Electric Love."

The Netherlands raised / North Carolina based Nicolay, one-half of the artistic collective known as The Foreign Exchange, was nominated this year by The Recording Academy in the Best Urban/Alternative Performance category. The Los Angeles based Duplaix, who hails from Philadelphia, is known in international circles as a Producer/Artist and DJ who earned Grammy® recognition in the same category in 2008.

As a celebration of the holidays, Vikter Duplaix and Nicolay are teaming up to offer the remix for free beginning Christmas day exclusively at http://www.VikterDuplaix.com.
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