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Lyrics Born I Like It I Love It Grant Phabao Remix

Lyrics Born - I Like It, I Love It (Grant Phabao Remix)

When Berkeley hip hop meets Jamaican reggae... Pressure keeps on rising for the upcoming releases of Grant Phabao's three (!) new albums with The Lone Ranger, Carlton Livingston and The Jays (on his own label T.I.M.E.C. co-run with Djouls and Captain Detendu)... The french dubmeister offers here a bouncy reggae rework of I Like It, I Love It, taken from last year's hit album Everywhere At Once...

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Jurassic 5 Gotta Understand Grant Phabao Remix

Jurassic 5 - Gotta Understand (Grant Phabao Remix)

When L.A. hip hop meets Jamaican reggae... Heavyweight goodies keep on flowing on Paris DJs all summer long!! Boosting each other, both Doctor L and Grant Phabao are currently delivering an exclusive track every week - let's hope they'll maintain this creative and productive rhyhtm for a long time... The french dubmeister practices his chops here with a Jurassic 5 a capella taken from their...

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Michael Jackson Rockin Robin Grant Phabao Remix

Michael Jackson - Rockin' Robin (Grant Phabao Remix)

Rockin' Robin is a 1958 song by Bobby Day. The single was Day's only hit single, becoming a No. 2 Billboard Hot 100 hit. The song was covered by The Hollies on their first album in 1964 and would be revived as a single again in 1972 by the teenaged Michael Jackson as his second single release on Motown. Jackson took his version to number two on the U.S. pop singles chart that year. The french...

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Erykah Badu Soldier Grant Phabao Remix

Erykah Badu - Soldier (Grant Phabao remix)

Grant Phabao's list of remixes is becoming months after months quite a treat, and we keep on feeding him with cool big hitters a cappelas to work his skank & dub magic on. George Clinton, Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, AC/DC (!), Q-Tip and Cee-Lo all got their proper rework, offered for free in remixed form, here on Paris DJs. BUT Q-Tip got the exclusive Grant Phabao treatment twice and we...

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Big Daddy Kane Grant Phabao Remix

Big Daddy Kane - Give A Demonstration Part.2 (Grant Phabao Remix)

Connie Price & the Keystones began as a recording project for Stones Throw's Now-Again label involving Dan Ubick (Breakestra, Madlib's Sound Directions) and Todd M. Simon (Macy Gray, Antibalas, El Michels Affair). Combining elements of soul, afro beat, dub reggae, late ‘60's/early ‘70's film scores, and psychedelic rock & jazz into a soundtrack for the best film you've never seen. After...

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Baby Charles Grant Phabao Remix

Baby Charles - Hardman To Please (Grant Phabao Remix)

During the last two years Brighton based deep funk sensation Dionne Charles has risen to quite a cult status. Her first album with her band Baby Charles was among the finest things to happen in Funk in 2008, supported by the likes of Snowboy, Keb Darge, Jazzman Gerald, Monk One, Andy Smith and Mark Lamarr... we even managed to play their Artic Monkeys cover in an afro mix on the ParisDJs podcast!...

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N.A.S.A. Grant Phabao Remix

N.A.S.A. - Money feat. David Byrne, Chuck D, Ras Congo, Seu Jorge & Z-Trip (Grant Phabao Remix)

The mighty Grant Phabao, who's all about bringing back the original King Tubby sound with a modern twist, injects some perfect-for-a-Friday irie type of vibes into N.A.S.A.'s Money feat. David Byrne, Chuck D, Ras Congo, Seu Jorge & Z-Trip. In doing so, the dub master successfully turns this big big choon into a laid back, smooth grooving 100% Reggae Jam. Enjoy! (knewjack on Squeak E Clean's...

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The Herbaliser Cant Help This Feeling Grant Phabao Remix

The Herbaliser - Can't Help This Feeling (Grant Phabao Remix)

Thanks to our resident DJ Soulist who booked The Herbaliser recently at La Maroquinerie in Paris, I had the chance to meet Ollie Teeba in the backstage and tell him about an upcoming reggae remix of Can't Help This Feeling that we were preparing for the Paris DJs virtual releases collection. He was really enthousiastic about it, saying the track could really work well in reggae mode and giving us...

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Q-Tip Getting Up Grant Phabao Remix

Q-Tip - Getting Up (Grant Phabao Remix)

Readers following this blog don't need a presentation for Q-Tip. We introduced the man a few weeks ago with the Grant Phabao remix of his "Work It Out" single and are more than proud to offer here this brand new remix, taking the former A Tribe Called Quest rapper into deep and skanking reggae territories. Already suported by Rob Luis (Tru Thoughts) and Erik Rug (Les Disques du...

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Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens What Have You Done

Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens - What Have You Done

Mixing obvious Gospel/church influence with New York Soul, Naomi Shelton 45s are highly sought-after by funk diggers. She'll be releasing this spring her first album on Daptone Records, which promises to be one of the best Soul releases of the year. The stomping first single extracted from the album is What Have You Done, available on a limited 45... and in our virtual releases section thanks to...

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