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Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - A Healthy Obsession With Petanque

Grant Phabao & RacecaR "A Healthy Obsession With Pétanque" LP - Support Paris DJs' 5th crowdfunding campaign

Help Paris DJs press a limited edition vinyl LP and CD of Grant Phabao & RacecaR's album 'A Healthy Obsession With Pétanque', along with some new t-shirts & sweatshirts, all illustrated by poster artist Ben Hito. Support Paris DJs' Crowdfunding campaign on Kiss Kiss Bank Bank...

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Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - The Wheelie Champion Sound

Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - The Wheelie Champion Sound (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2016)

Reggae comes from Mento, Ska and Rocksteady. When Reggae invented dub and toasting, it gave America the technology and ideas which led to Hip Hop's emceeing (later known as rapping) and scratching. Thus Hip Hop was born. Even Gangsta rap came from Dancehall — both speaking about the violence from their neighborhoods. Now let's take the thing full circle, and have a modern, fast rapper toasting...

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Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - Think It All

Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - Think It All (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2016)

Chicago-born but now Paris-based MC RacecaR and French producer/multi-instrumentalist Grant Phabao are hard at work this summer, finishing the last details to their upcoming album 'A Healthy Obsession with Pétanque', and trying to find support to fund its pressing. Already the 6th digital single from the duo, 'Think It All' is a smoothing smoocher tune, quite unclassifiable with its unique blend...

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Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - One Free

Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - One Free (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2016)

'One Free', the latest single extracted from RacecaR's upcoming 'A Healthy Obsession With Pétanque' album, sees the American MC laying a thick rap, moving on and around the beat, over a deep & dubby, slow & stripped-down early 80s dancehall style riddim from French producer and multi-instrumentalist Grant Phabao. The vibe is laidback, smokey, while tropical and hip. A pure stoner tune in...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Authentic Funk Hip Hop Jazz and Soul Experience

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents The Authentic Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz & Soul Experience (5CDs boxset, Paris DJs, 2016)

5 funky & soulful compilations digging into today's international scene. Expect psychedelic hip hop, jazzy rhymes, dancefloor funk, cinematic soul, heavy heavy heavy tunes all along from various atmospheres, vibes & moods. All new & exclusive tracks hand-picked by Paris DJs' crew....

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Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - Return Of The Dig-Fu Akale Wube Remix

Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - Return Of The Dig-Fu (Akalé Wubé Remix) (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2015)

Following up on Paris DJs tradition of reworking songs using only their vocal part to build a brand new intrumental to back it, Parisian Ehio-Jazz band Akalé Wubé has decided to try their organic jazz chops on an a cappela from Chicago MC RacecaR. Originally produced by Grant Phabao as an unstoppable afro-funk-hip-hop monster, this 'Return Of The Dig-Fu (Akalé Wubé Remix)' keep its rhymes evoking...

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Akale Wube Fitsum Minwalkulet Racecar

Akalé Wubé + RacecaR & Fitsum Minwalkulet - Friday, december 11th at Studio de l'Ermitage (Paris)

Masterful Parisian Ethio-Jazz band Akalé Wubé wiil be back at Le Studio de l'Ermitage for a show featuring our collaborator MC RacecaR once again! The timing is perfect since we just released a brand new single, with RacecaR on vocals and Akalé Wubé backing him! Check it below or here. >> facebook event...

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Raashan Ahmad - Falling feat Aloe Blacc and Gift Of Gab - Grant Phabao Remix

Raashan Ahmad - Falling feat. Aloe Blacc and Gift Of Gab (Grant Phabao Remix) (Digital Single, 2015, Paris DJs)

California MC Raashan Ahmad used to be the front man for the live hip-hop group Crown City Rockers (formerly known as Mission) in the 2000s. Since then he's launched a succesful solo career culminating so far in 2013 with the neo-classic 'Ceremony' album. Early 2014 he got in touch with Paris DJs, submitting a handful of songs for the French label's jazzy hip hop compilation 'Spirituality &...

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Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - One Two One Two

Grant Phabao presents RacecaR - One Two One Two (Digital Single, Paris DJs, 2015)

RacecaR started working with the French producer Grant Phabao approximatively one year ago, with a simple concept in mind: exploring some new rare grooves of reggae, ska, afrofunk, soul and jazz, on which he would try rhyming and rapping - uncharted waters in terms of tempo for a boom-bap aficionado. Here's the 4th stop of his voyage in a sea of styles. RacecaR has now to face a psychedelic funk...

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Harleighblu - Futurespective EP

Harleighblu - Futurespective EP (Digital EP, Tru Thoughts, 2015)

Following up on her 'Forget Me Not' debut album, R&B/hip hop singer Harleighblu is back with three new tracks, Mmm feat. Dr Zygote', a fuzzy gospel-humming tale of lost shoes, 'I feat. Lost Midas', a lustful beats'n'soul piece, and 'Meant To Be feat. Azure' rightfully described as a Madonna/FKA Twigs hybrid. With a voice so unique, it's no suprise to see Harleighblu trying out her skills with...

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