Mixtape Monday: Yung Morpheus, Cash, GonesTheDJ, Mister Cee + More
This week's tenth episode of our returning franchise, Mixtape Monday, is helping to kick off March with a strong helping of soulful sets. We have Yung Morpheus and GonesTheDJ who offer some goodness to the pile, while other notable items include a club mix from Byrell The Great, some #BlackGirlMagic from Miss Cash and a proper tribute to FE+ Music all-star Zo! DJ Mister Cee also delivers for the true heads with a Just Blaze vs. Swizz Beatz tape that keeps the conversation of who's best going well after the pair's monstrous Instagram Live beat battle that nearly broke the internet last month.
Robert Luis -Tru Thoughts Presents Unfold (03.03.17)
DJ Robert Luis drops the latest in the Unfold mix series from TruThoughts, featuring a bevy of soulful dance jams and other standouts from his Brighton residency. A Seiji remix of an Amy Winehouse standout is the cherry on top of a set that features joints from TLC, Kaytranada, De La Soul, Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra, Lil Silva, Rodney P and Melle Mel.
#ConstellationsOAK Residents - Star Map Sessions Vol. 1
DJ’s Wonway Posibul, Nina Sol and heyLove team for the inaugural set of their new mix series entitled Star Map Sessions Vol. 1. The one-hour, one take set from Oakland’s resident Constellations party selectors is a clinic in soulful sounds driven by the signs of the zodiac. Brimming with downright jams, the mix includes remixes, edits and originals from the likes of Kenny Dope, King Britt, Moodymann, Disclosure, Dstrukt, Henry Wu, Patrice Rushen, The Foreign Exchange and more.
Grand Groove Radio - We Are On The Move 03.03.17
Grand Groove Radio’s Selecta drops a comprehensive set celebrating the catalog of The Foreign Exchange affiliate and FE+ Music all-star, Zo! The set dedicated to his jam-centric singular sound follows Zo! and Carmen Rodgers’ March 4th performance in Pittsburgh, Pa. The two-hour mix boasts standout after standout from Zo’s catalog as well as tracks from Jose James, Thundercat, Oddisee, Anna Wise, Erik Rico, Ronald Bruner and Atlas & Kai Alce.
Yung Morpheus - Black De Cool Sun Vol. 6
Yung Morpheus steps into the mix for Harlem-based arts and culture outfit Black De Cool Sun. The 36-minute set is a collection of soulful beats and familiar grooves that celebrate the blues people and bright sounds at the foundation of the African diaspora. Thick with jazz funk and 70s soul classics, the mix includes joints from Roy Ayers, Donald Byrd, Lonnie Liston Smith, The Blackbyrds, The Cinematic Orchestra, Carlos Santana, Curtis Mayfield, Hubert Laws and more. Get mellow y’all.
Cash - Black Girl Magic Mix
Miss Cash crushes the tables for 1AM Radio with the stellar Black Girl Magic mix -- a 3-hour celebration of black women in music. Exploring the polyrhythmic, bodyroll inducing genius of brown girls up and down the charts, Cash opens the set most appropriately with Beyonce’s “Flawless.” The momentum is sustained by tracks from Doja Cat, Foxy Brown, Rihanna, Aaliyah, Nicole Wray, Willow Smith, Lauryn Hill, SZA, Trina, Missy Elliott, En Vogue, Justine Skye and more.
Byrell The Great - Kiddy Likes It Hot RinseFM 02.27.17 Mix
The ballroom golden child, Byrell The Great, chops it up for Kiddy Likes It Hot! on RinseFM with a fiery dance set full of "Qween Beats," house and other club heat. BTG toasts the ballroom with a body moving mix made specifically for all of the legendary children itching to perfect a walk, strike a pose or just flat out body the dancefloor. Be prepared to sweat or don’t be bothered at all.
DJ Mister Cee - Just Blaze vs. Swizz Beats (The Mixtape)
DJ Mister Cee drops yet another bomb with Just Blaze vs. Swizz Beats (The Mixtape). Clocking in 30-minutes past the 1 hour mark, the mix follows Just Blaze and Swizz Beats’ epic Instagram Live beat battle and features classics from their respective catalogs. The set includes joints from Beyonce, Memphis Bleek, The Diplomats, Jay Z, Jada Kiss, Eve, Nas, Beanie Sigel, DMX, Busta Rhymes and more.
GonesTheDJ - Ghetto Blaster Show #285
France representative GonesTheDJ drops another souled out set with the 285th installment of the Ghetto Blaster Show for Campus FM. The latest edition of the weekly series features tracks from the Bar-Kays, Thelma Jones, Omar, The KutiMangoes, Baianas de Ipioca, Dred Scott, Black Moon, Frankie Cutlass, Banda Black Rio, Afrobuddha, Busta Rhymes and more.
Loz Goddard x Jesse Futerman - Downtown Groove Sessions 047
Manchester's DJ Loz Goddard is joined by Jesse Futerman on his latest trip for Downtown Groove Sessions. The 47th installment of the series is a nearly 2-hour dance, trance and chill set full of house, jazz, soul and future forward grooves. Tracks from Duke Hugh, Kid Sublime, Cody Currie, Funken Wavetropi, Felix Leifur, The Main Ingredient, Don Blackmon, Fatima, The 3 Pieces and Joe Bataan are amongst the standouts collected for this excursion.
Shutta Mixtapes - After The Dance
Shutta Mixtapes wraps this week’s roundup with a sultry slow jam set entitled After The Dance for Ness Radio. The 36-minute set features iconic soul music tracks from The Isley Brothers, Minnie Riperton, Syl Johnson, Robert Parker, Earth Wind and Fire, Patti LaBelle, Tyrone Davis, Marvin Gaye and Leon Ware. If you’re looking for grown folks music, Shutta’s got you covered.