Mixtape Mondays: DJ Rahdu, Kronika Selekta, Soulection Radio & DJ Jamad
Mixtape Mondays returns for MLK day with a handful of soulful mixes from DJ Rahdu, Kronika Selekta and Soulection Radio, as well as a vintage set from DJ Jamad. The mixes compile a dope selection of 90's r&b, remixes, rare grooves, golden era hip-hop and more. Click through to peep this week's selection.
Kronika Selekta promises "100% rap & r&b only" with the "Thugs & Kisses" mix from Joe Kay and Free The Robots. The mix features 90's jams from Gina Thompson, Biggie, Redman, Xscape, Queen Latifah, Tupac and more. Check the track below to listen to the "Thugs & Kisses" mix. Stay tuned for more from Kronika Selekta.
DJ Rahdu and BamaLoveSoul present the second installment of "The Diamond Soul XXXperience Show." The mix is packed with soulful gems that pay homage to a number of fallen heroes. Joints from James Blake, Erykah Badu, Count Bass D, Eric Roberson and others help to make this a classic set. Check the track below to listen to "The Diamond Soul XXXperience Show 002." Stay tuned for more from DJ Rahdu.
Soulection's Joe Kay previews a bunch of new material from their forthcoming official releases and finds himself digging through a host of extra special tracks from Sunni Colon, Taku, Asante, Iamnobodi, Lakim and more. A number of other sonic treats are also on deck, with tracks from Missy Elliot, Drake, 2000Black, Ginuwine, Outkast and more. Check the track below to listen to "Soulection Radio Show #161" from Joe Kay. Stay tuned for more from the little label with truckloads of heat.
DJ Jamad dug back through the crates to serve up the "TEN27 Mix" - an all-vinyl promo mix he did for the now defunct Atlanta lounge in 2003. The mix captures the rhodes-heavy soul aesthetic of the early 2000's with tracks from Musiq, Res, Camp Lo, Lucy Pearl and more. Check the track below to listen to the "TEN27 Mix" from DJ Jamad. Stay tuned for more.