SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: THE REMIX SESSION VOL.4SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: THE REMIX SESSION VOL.4
Howdy peeps, today we entertain you with the fourth installment of The Remix Session series. If you appreciated The Remix Session,The Remix Session Vol.2 and The Remix Session Vol.3 , we think this brand new selection will be satisfy your appetite!
We selected 10 tracks hanging in the balance between neo-soul and hip hop but now,less words and more music!
We recommended something about the wonderful voice of Adriana Evans on MamaLuvSoul and Neo-Soul Perspective. Now we spread anotha spectacular joint by California native songstress titled After Party. Adriana teamed up with japanese DJ/producer DJ Hasebe (that collaborated with Speech from Arrested Development,Mos Def,RonnyJordan,Les Nubians and Doug E. Fresh to name a few) that worked on da track included on his album Adore – The Only One For Me.
The next track is a classic masterpiece by underground hip hop group The Roots. Back in the 1995 when Black Thought,?uestlove and co. released their sophomore album Do You Want More?!!!??!. We spin one our fav single, titled Silent Treatment featuring the voice of grammy award winner songstress Cassandra Wilson.Enjoy yourself with the remix version cared by Da Beatminerz that appeared on Jazz-Hop Affair , Beyond The Rhythm and Spin That.
Would ya like to listen a neo-soul classic? Well, Angie Stone is always a guarantee of quality and emotions with her music. We chose the sumptuous No More Rain from her debut album Black Diamond. The remix version is cared by mastermind Erick Sermon.
German producer Suff Daddy is a kind of artist that got so much swagg and talent on his own! We got an interesting blend mixed by New Jersey Scatterbrainone that mash-up a classic by Mos Def with a Suff Daddy instrumental from The Gin Diaries released in 2013. Ms Fat Booty’s in Deep Shit sounds really cool!!!
Now, we are going to play a rarity! Veteran r&b crooner Keith Sweat released in 1996 his super-acclaimed fifth self-titled studio album, that includes the single Just A Touch. Bad Boy affiliated hit-maker Stevie J added mo urban rhythms with his remix version with the collaboration of Mase.
In 2003 Jay Dee put his hands on a record by Common Sense titled Come Close. Alongside Common you can appreciate the voice of Erykah Badu and the rhymes of Q-Tip and Pharrell Williams.
Paris-born sisters Les Nubians represents the voice of neo-soul music from Europe. In 1998 they released their debut album Princesses Nubiennes with some masterpieces like Tabou and Makeda. One of the most renowned DJ/producer of the black music scene, DJ Spinna, remixed Makeda giving it his personal outstanding urban quality!
We talked about german producer Evil Needle on Into the Remix and today we focus on his project titled Big Brother, a tribute to underground hip hop duo Little Brother.Evil Needle remixed the single Whatever You Say from their first album The Listening
Stewart Matthewman (he produced some tracks for Maxwell), Andrew Hale and Paul Denman not only are Sade’s band but they made some sumptuos gems under the moniker of Sweetback. On their self-titled debut album dropped in 1996 enlisted some artists making interesting tracks like Au Natural with femcee Bahamadia. We selected a remix version by The Roots.
The homie Freddie Joachim provided to give a remix treatment to Muneshine single Venus & Mars produced by Exile. Good vibrations scratchers!