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J-san And The Big Mean Moving Too Fast Grant Phabao Remix

J-san And The Big Mean - Moving Too Fast (Grant Phabao Remix)

Brooklyn-based soul, dub, electronic artist/producer Jay Spaker aka J-san's musical journey has been a shape shifting experience spanning 20 years of soul & roots music. Son of radical vietnam veteran father & Okinawan mother J-san was raised on the road, living with artists, musicians, ganja growers and hustlers. He was an original member of John Brown's Body in the 90s, then went on to...

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Nostalgia 77 Grant Phabao Remix feat Marco Benevento

Nostalgia 77 - Simmerdown feat. Josa Peit (Grant Phabao Remix feat. Marco Benevento)

Released early 2011, Simmerdown, featuring stunning vocals from Josa Peit, was the first single to be lifted from the latest Nostalgia 77 album, The Sleepwalking Society, released late March 2011. We've been active supporters of Nostalgia 77's measureless talent since day one and some of you might remember the reggae remix our resident producer Grant Phabao did on N77's Seven Nation Army cover...

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Selah Sue Crazy Vibes Grant Phabao Remix

Selah Sue - Crazy Vibes (Grant Phabao Remix)

22 years-old Selah Sue (real name Sanne Putseys) is a Belgian musician and songwriter you might have heard about already. She was featured on Cee-Lo's latest LP The Lady Killer, and released in march this year her first album, Selah Sue. She listened to a lot of ragga and reggae in high school and, together with soul, hip hop and some slower tunes, the style has become an essential part of her...

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Tribute To Gil Scott-Heron A Place For You Grant Phabao Remix

Tribute To Gil Scott-Heron - A Place For You (Grant Phabao Remix)

Gil Scott-Heron left us at the end of May. His bluesology, black American music and message marked us forever. Sandra Nkaké and Jî Drû have written and recorded in one night an homage piece, A Place For You!. Joined by a bunch of friends who felt as much concerned as they were, on a riff from Marvin Gaye's Inner City Blues, they sing a chorus tribute to Scott-Heron and borrow a text extracted...

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Versus Mr Blue Grant Phabao Remix

Versus - Mr Blue (Grant Phabao Remix)

Our good ol' friend and doublebass player Lawkyz has just launched a new project, Versus, between hip hop, jazz, funk and blaxploitation. The band is playful and fun, sounding like early stuff from The Herbaliser with a distinguished French taste for Jazz musings. Their album will be out january 2012. Meanwhile, they've asked many of their friends for remixes and the n°1 reggae producer...

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N.A.S.A. Hip Hop Grant Phabao Remix

N.A.S.A. - Hip Hop feat. KRS-One, Fatlip & Slim Kid Tre (Grant Phabao Remix)

Gimme gimme gimme some o'that... Reggay reggay! The vibe he received from the fine people of N.A.S.A. (Squeak E. Clean + DJ Zegon), after sending them a skanking reggae remix of their Money< track, pushed Grant Phabao to rework another track from their Spirit of Apollo album. Hip Hop feat. KRS-One, Fatlip, Slim Kid Tre is one of the coolest tributes to real hip-hop from the last years. The...

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Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada El Diablo Y El Nau Nau Grant Phabao Remix

Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada - El Diablo Y El Ñau Ñau (Grant Phabao Remix)

Summer 2009 we got the visit of Martin Perna (Antibalas, Ocote Soul Sounds), 3 days of friendship and music that materialized in a new track with Doctor L ( Activista) and three Grant Phabao remixes of Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada!! The Doctor L & Martin Perna collaboration and one of those remixes - Vendende Saude E Fe feat. Tita Lima Grant Phabao Remix - have been released on The...

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Franck Biyong and Massak UPC

Franck Biyong & Massak - U.P.C. - FREE DOWNLOAD from the upcoming afrobeat album 'Visions Of Kamerun'

Recorded in Yaoundé, Cameroon, this brand new single by Franck Biyong & Massak is an honorary tribute to the great leaders of the African independences 50 years ago. On the musical point of view this is Franck Biyong's long awaited "back to the roots" recording after years of musical search and explorations! Definitely one of the finest 21st century roots Afrobeat tracks out there...

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Kinny Forgetting To Remember Grant Phabao Remix

Kinny - Forgetting To Remember (Grant Phabao Remix)

Kinny – aka Caitlin Simpson – was born and raised in Canada and has a mixture of Jamaican, Native Canadian Indian, French and Swedish heritage. She sings jazz, reggae and soul for Brighton's Tru Thoughts label, on which she released two albums, Forgetting To Remember (2005, with Espen Horne), and Idle Forest of Chit Chat (2009, with Souldrop, TM Juke, Unforscene, Hint, Diesler, the Quantic Soul...

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Kologbo feat The Deacon Freedom Back

Kologbo feat. The Deacon - Freedom Back

Some of you discovered Kologbo on stage at the Afrofunk party we organized last summer with Ebo Taylor & The Poets Of Rhythm. Some others already knew he was the tenor guitar player from Fela Kuti's Afrika 70 and he now plays on stage with Tony Allen. Some of you might even have heard the Remember Fela Anikulapo Kuti album he released in 2007 with Berlin's heaviest afrobeat ensemble Afrobeat...

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