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Show 892

Show 892: Bain Magique indulges the sweeter side of soul with ballads by Smokey Robinson and Sweet Charles, then fires up the boogie with killer grooves by Twilight, Free Russell and Love Unlimited Orchestra. Plus an infectious necksnapper from the Lytics, The Pendletons' ode to the everyday struggle "Gotta Get Out", and freewheeling jazz-meets-broken beat on Sekoya's "My Will".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Bain Magique

Show 891

Show 891: Soul Koffi gives a masterclass in soul-slinging with rough and tough cuts by Southside Movement and Billy Garner, women-in-charge burners by Loleatta Holloway and Su Kramer, and deep African sounds from Burkina Faso to Kenya. Plus forward-looking scat/trap fusion by Masego, stripped down synth fonk from Temu, and a 90s treasure from Phill Most Chill's alter ego Baritone Tiplove.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Soul Koffi

Show 889

Show 889: Chris Read crafts the ultimate compendium of samples behind 1989 hip-hop, with countless originals from The Meters to Charlie Parker to Desmond Dekker all artfully blended to mixtape perfection. Plus standout old-school cuts by Stetsasonic and T La Rock, sanctified funk by Spirit of Love, flawless Outkast reworks by Sam Gellaitry and Ian Ewing, and sweet simmering grooves from Terry Reid, Childish Gambino and NxWorries.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Chris Read

Show 884

Show 884: 'Tis the Season: DJ Marc Hype serves up soulful Christmas nuggets by Sharon Jones, Shawn Lee, J-P-C Gang, Bootsy, The Hackney Colliery Band and more. Plus Canadian flavour from the Humble Giants and Éternel Cosmique, slinky West Coast grooves from Brian Ellis, a joyous Jamaican take on "Soul Makossa" by Jablonski, and a reinvigorated Tribe Called Quest on "Melatonin".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Marc Hype

Show 890

Show 890: Mdeck goes sample-chasing with big beats by Blackrock and Sofia Rotaru, then dives into a straight set of dusty digs from Brothers of Soul, Nico Gomez, Okko Bekker and more. Plus pure unvarnished soul on Lady Wray's "In Love", echoes of Marlena Shaw on Sacha Vee's sensual "Ging", and new Tribe Called Quest featuring the inimitable Andre 3000.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Mdeck

Show 888

Show 888: DJ A-L goes hard with a grip of blazing breakbeat remixes, then smooths it out with vintage golden era joints retouched with a jazz vibe. Plus a heartfelt salute to Sharon Jones and her reign over the funk & soul revival, from early Desco cuts to lush ballads and her trademark frenetic funk with the mighty Dap-Kings.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ A-L

Show 887

Show 887: Vancity O.G. Vinyl Ritchie throws down a wild 45 mix of golden era classics, fiery funk flips, bass-heavy instrumentals, and jetset vibes from Turkey to Colombia to Bollywood. Plus The Olympians take a psych-soul odyssey, Letta Mbulu soars sky high on "Kilimanjaro", Funky DL delivers sandpaper-rough boombap, and Tona spits fire on the Slakah-produced "Red Eye".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Vinyl Ritchie

Show 886

Show 886: Dollar bill y'all! Our annual funding drive special features righteously soulful joints by Levert & Troop, The Mighty Sceptres and Wings of Sunshine, criminally underrated gems by U.N. and D. Franklin, big boogie bass from Plush and Second Image, and smoldering remixes of Kendrick Lamar, Marvin Gaye and Michael Jackson.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 885

Show 885: DJ Whut drops a fiery mix of old school electro and freestyle from Planet Patrol to Debbie Deb, then serves up a full spectrum of Danish hip-hop bangers from 90s classics to brand new releases. Plus Danny Brown's hard-hitting new cut "Really Doe", modern funk confections from Diamond Ortiz and Le'trell, long-lost boogie from Twinn Konnexion, and new hip-hop with a soul flair by Agallah and DJ Iron.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Whut

Show 883

Show 883: DJ Emskee lays down heavy funk grooves by Baby Charles, Puddu, and a pre-Zapp Roger Troutman, then reps with underground hip-hop from DJ Spinna and Artifacts plus gems from his own catalog. Reks gets beastly with a full squad on "Plane Gang", DJ Muro drips hot sauce on a Mack Rice joint, and Buscrates, GoldLink and Bruno Mars flaunt the funk on recent cuts.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Emskee

Show 882

Show 882: Ruby Jane brings the sweetness with soulful tracks by Chet Faker, Jamila Woods and Bluey Robinson and a selection of her favourite lovers rock tunes. Plus Kon's Moog-heavy revamp of "Give Me The Night", a gem from the Jakarta back catalog by The Smile Rays, and a 90s banger from Toronto's Da Grassroots.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Ruby Jane

Show 874

Show 874: Marc Hype, Jim Dunloop and Sabrina Golian deliver another high octane mix with "Summertide 2016", featuring a standout Fela rework by Teck-zilla, tasty Dusty Donuts edits, airtight disco grooves by Bobby Thurston, and the vocal version of Cliff Nobles' instrumental monster "The Horse". Plus: Modern funk all-stars join forces on "The Boys Are Back", Audio Push channels A Tribe Called Quest on "Check the Vibe", and TIMEKODE drops a poignant remix for our troubled times.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Marc Hype, Sabrina Golian, Jim Dunloop

Show 877

Show 877: Florian Keller administers a heavy funk fix with big band grooves from his native Germany, simmering funk from Skip Mahoney & The Casuals, and classic Soul Train heat by The Dramatics. Plus a live session with 3 new generation Montreal artists, sweet Brazilian boogie by Cristina Camargo, superb 90s remixes by Adam Kay and Evil Needle, and a downtempo UK burner by The Deadbeats.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Florian Keller, Lou Piensa, Butta Beats, Sam I Am Montolla, Rayana Speede, Shad Ednur, Fil Al

Show 875

Show 875: DJ Amir puts needle to the groove with sounds of the diaspora, from Latin heat by Celia Cruz to Brazilian rhythms by Wilson Simonal to West African grooves from Ebo Taylor and Effi Duke. Meth and Red spit fire on Loaded Lux's "Rite", Jamila Woods and Noname stay woke on "VRY BLK", Mndsgn funks philosophical on "Use Ya Mnd", and Nico Gomez summons forces of nature on the volcanic "Ritual".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Amir

Show 881

Show 881: Andy Williams goes deep and eclectic with a slick slab of UK disco by Ultrafunk, obscure Singaporean psych-rock by The Travellers, a beat-heavy Gene Dudley rework, and abstract UK hip-hop by Paper Tiger and Lotek Hi-Fi. Plus prime cuts off the latest DITC and De La albums, stark street poetry from Ka, the Chakachas' sweet slow burner "Soledad", and a dream team collabo with Little Brother and Black Star.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Andy Williams

Show 880

Show 880: WEFUNK dives into heavy rock breaks from legends like Hendrix and Funkadelic to worldwide selections from AKA, S.B.B. and Manuel De Sica. J. Cole draws on the lush soul of Sly, Slick & Wicked on his reflective "Chaining Day", Camp Lo joins Oran Juice Jones on "Poppin' that Fly", American Gypsy takes a sonic journey on "Inside Out", and A Tribe Called Red unveils a futuristic stomper with Yasiin Bey and Narcy.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 879

Show 879: Walla P gets behind the groove with modern and 80s funk by Pomrad, Hitomi Tohyama and Dâm-Funk, then eases into headnoddic hip-hop courtesy of DJ Krush, Mic Geronimo and Rob Swift. Plus a tribute to fallen Beastie Boy legend MCA, a fresh funk direction for Kylie Auldist, a rough and rugged Killah Priest collabo with Bryan Ford, and Alicia Myers' joyful anthem "I Want To Thank You".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Walla P

Show 878

Show 878: Alkalino straps a rocket on Mtume's "Ready For Your Love", Duck Down delivers "Rap Professor" to salute Sean Price, and Blowfly croons as nasty as ever on his final LP. Plus the Joneses' smooth soul stepper "Sugar Pie Guy", an exquisite "Can I Kick It" rework by King Most, and coast-to-coast Canadian flavours from Moka Only to Monk.E.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 876

Show 876: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid samples the seismic soul of drum legend Bernard Purdie, from Afro-Cuban grooves with Mongo Santamaria to Cal Tjader's electrifying "Mamblues" to some of his most iconic breaks including "Rock Steady" and "Synthetic Substitution". Lady Wray's ready to "Do It Again" with a retro-soul sureshot, funk classics get flipped by Zhigge, Jungle Brother and Sylk Smoov, and indie luminaries collide on "B-Boy Bonanza".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 873

Show 873: Pro-V keeps it strictly basement vibes with Jazzy Jeff's bass heavy thumper "Branded", De La Soul's freewheeling "Mack Daddy on the Left", a wild jazz ride with DJ Krush and a hardknock banger by Akinyele. Plus Asheru's righteously soulful "Do U", a silky G-funk instrumental by SaiR, and indelible soul from the Three Degrees and Odyssey.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Pro-V

Show 872

Show 872: Dusty Fingers founder Danny Dan delves deep into hip-hop's DNA with foundational and forgotten breaks, plus drops science on New York's early digging and DJ culture in a bonus interview. L.O.T.U.G. still bangs on the Redman-assisted "Like a Drug", Zion I calls for "Unity" against police violence, and Lady Wray bares her heart on "Guilty".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Danny Dan the Beat Mann

Show 871

Show 871: Philly digger Soulman delivers a lost episode from his infamous World of Beats series with rare covers of "School Boy Crush" and "Think", an upbeat groover by John Heartsman, Indian synth breaks by Kalyanji Anandji and an irresistible slice of moody soul by Frank Schöbel. Plus part two of our tribute to Bernie Worrell, with a focus on his Parliament years, and conscious hip-hop by Spek Won, Nas and Heresy.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Soulman

Show 870

Show 870: Komar goes on a jazz-funk odyssey with dusty breaks from Josip Boček, мелодия and Toshiaki Yokota alongside rhythm-heavy cuts by Lack of Afro, Jimi Tenor and Palov & Mishkin. Plus part one of our tribute to P-Funk legend Bernie Worrell, revolutionary rhymes from Narubi Selah, and golden era revisited with tracks by Common, Black Moon and more.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Komar

Show 869

Show 869: DJ Soulsonic hits the bullseye with bold soul from The Vibrations and Marlena Shaw, rough blues grooves from The Johnny Otis Show and smoldering funk from The Pointer Sisters, Bill Withers and Charles Wright. Plus tributes to the heavy-hitting Muhammad Ali by The Best Ever and Verne Harrell, ingenious sample weaving on Jurassic 5's "Swing Set", and a microphone teardown on Mos Def's "Quiet Dog Bite Hard".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Soulsonic

Show 868

Show 868: DJ Andy Smith lights up the dancefloor with Northern Soul stompers by Gene Chandler, The Charmaines and James Lewis, then lets the groove simmer with midtempo funk burners from Margie Hendrix, The Meters, The Calvin Owens Show and more. C.L. Smooth stays breezy on "King", positivity shines through on Gabriel Garzón-Montano's "Everything is Everything", and Elzhi and Royce da 5'9" pour their soul into rhyme on cuts off their latest albums.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Andy Smith

Show 867

Show 867: Stevie Wonder takes center stage in a WEFUNK living tribute featuring chart toppers and deeper cuts, from his prodigious early works to his fruitful collaboration with Syreeta to cuts penned for Smokey Robinson and Martha & the Vandellas. Plus a celebration of African heritage on "The Crown", an exquisite Tammi Terrell version of "All I Do", cross-generational funk with Prince and En Vogue on "So What The Fuss", and captivating stories from our favorite music raconteur Duke Eatmon.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Duke Eatmon

Show 866

Show 866: Santiago pilots the mothership through 80s funk by Kashif, Junior, "D" Train, Wynd Chymes, Strike One, Gino Soccio and more. Plus soulful emanations from New Zealand's Estere, an ode to timeless funk from Inkswel & Reggie B, and bona fide thumpers by Black Thought, Nitty Scott MC, and Rapper Big Pooh & Nottz.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Santiago, Cholo

Show 865

Show 865: Rawsoul pulls out forgotten old school jams where reggae meets hip-hop and R&B, connecting the dots from Super Cat and Shabba Ranks to Grand Daddy I.U., Isley Brothers, Surface and more. Plus soulful 80s funk from Thelma Houston and Loose Ends, Birdbone Unlimited's B-side banger "Don't Stop", deep jazz journeys via Bennie Maupin and Tomsits Jazz Group, a mighty Jigmastas single, and a brilliant Brazilian flip by beat wunderkind Kaytranada.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawsoul

Show 864

Show 864: Original flavour episode with Groove and Static at the helm featuring prime-rib modern funk from K-Maxx and Kutcorners, no gimmick raw raps on "Peep the Form", The Getup's funk firecracker "Gold Digger", a West Coast overdose on Xzibit's "Get Your Walk On", and 45 King's classic "Spread Love" retouched to perfection.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 863

Show 863: Prince gets the royal treatment in a beautifully curated tribute by Ruby Jane and Scramblelock, including tracks across his vast career and candid interview moments with the Purple One himself. Diamond Ortiz and Julian Flenoy reflect Prince’s paisley presence, Andy Cooper and the Allergies ride fast and furious on “Rock Rock”, and DJ Shadow teams up with Run the Jewels for a no B.S. bruiser.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Ruby Jane, Scramblelock

Show 862

Show 862: Scott C raids the crates for an eclectic ride through steelpan disco by John Gibbs, soul-fueled broken beat by Dego & Kaidi, lush modern soul by Omar, and raw boombap by Lewis Parker and KRS-One. Plus a scorching funk ember from Deep Street Soul, hard-hitting street poetry by Last Poet Umar Bin Hassan, and a rare Buddha Stretch remix of Beenie Man's "Memories".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Scott C

Show 861

Show 861: WEFUNK sets the stage for our upcoming Prince tribute with a couple of teasers from his extensive discography, plus a selection of tracks built on Prince samples, from Biz Markie and Public Enemy to Kanye West and D'Angelo. Tanika Charles craves cash on the catchy "Money", Diamond Ortiz gets funky and flirtatious on a quest for "Next Level Lovin'", and Ivan Ave flows flawless on the Mndsgn-produced "Circles".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 860

Show 860: DJ Praiz and DJ Coner smash through a stash of breaks, from original recipe bangers by Henry Mancini and the J.B.'s to a savage ODB flip to bboy/bgirl favorites by DJ Fleg and Funky Bijou. Plus a tribute to unsung funk heavyhitter Leon Haywood, futuristic old school rap by Teenburger, and afrofunk-infused heatrocks from Blitz the Ambassador, Tensei and Native Sun.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Praiz, Coner

Show 859

Show 859: Hamburg's Mirko Machine rocks rough and tough with an all-45 set including Dexter's fantastic Simpsons flip, German boombap by Huss & Hodn and Megaloh, and Chris Read's stellar take on the Pharcyde classic "Runnin'". Phife Dawg delivers a clinic on wordplay on "Nutshell", Linn & Freddie keep it laidback and sweet with "Keep on Playing", and Curtis Mayfield keeps faith until the last breath on "Here But I'm Gone".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Mirko Machine, Sara

Show 858

Show 858: Moar channels the spirit of acid jazz with soulful grooves from Gil Scott-Heron, Cortex, Raashan Ahmad, Oshun, Lord Funk and DJ Cam. Phife Dawg gets a send-off salute packed with his signature one-liners and ATCQ classics that defined the golden era. Keni Burke and Rose Royce let their vocals soar on the dancefloor, and Tala André Marie unleashes some hard-driving Cameroonian funk.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Moar

Show 857

Show 857: XL Middleton weaves boogie with G-funk on a trip down the west coast and beyond, featuring the sounds of C-Funk, Baby "S", Benedek and Brian Ellis alongside trademark XL productions and remixes. Plus Vanity 6's telephone mic-drop "If A Girl Answers (Don't Hang Up)", Towa Tei's bossa inspiration for A Tribe Called Quest's "Find a Way", Kon's stank-faced resurrection of "Mothership Connection", and jazz-infused headnodica by Black Star, Jazz Spastiks and Full Circle.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, XL Middleton

Show 856

Show 856: Ilya flows between house and its myriad roots and branches with cuts by Moodymann, Pépé Bradock, Only Freak, Herbie Hancock, Kenlou and Sir Piers. Plus another hardbody banger off the new Joell Ortiz LP, a blazing vocal cut from Dilla's long-lost album "The Diary", and electro-funk heat from Tryezz and Egyptian Lover.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ilya

Show 855

Show 855: Sweet Daddy Luv strolls through the nether realms of hip-hop with avant-garde and lo-fi joints by the Shape Shifters, Daddy Kev, Divine Styler, and Rammellzee. Plus bass-rattling future soul by Greg Blackman and Percy Filth, Fredy V's exquisite boogie confection "Ain't Going Nowhere", and Motown sounds for the new millennium by BJ the Chicago Kid.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Sweet Daddy Luv

Show 854

Show 854: Shred One sets the groove in motion with headphone boombap from Nas, Statik Selectah and Ill Biskits, then shifts into high gear with dancefloor scorchers by Deodato, Bunny Mack and Rhythm Roots All-Stars. Plus ginsu-sharp bars from Erule, a chorus of funked-out robots from Temu's clandestine werkshop, and a seamless blend of Sade and MF DOOM from Seanh2k11's SADEVILLAIN mixtape.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Shred One

Show 853

Show 853: DJ Fleg fans the latin funk flames with lots of heavy breaks and percussion, plus a special dedication to the go go, hip-hop and funk of his hometown Washington, DC. Hezekiah turns "I Love Kanye" into a remix showpiece, GrandBuda meditates over a mesmerizing Kaytranada chop, and Verckys et l'Orchestre Vévé marinate raw funk with Congolese spices.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Fleg

Show 852

Show 852: DJ Hudge slides between butter-smooth rare groove and true school hip-hop, dropping cuts from the Sylvers, Roy Ayers, Torae, and New Zealand’s own Manuel Bundy and Average Rap Band. Rae and Ghost stomp through Adrian Younge's 70s-inspired "Blackout", Dead Prez celebrates black pride on the Quakers' "Soul Power", and Maurice White gets love for early jams with Ramsey Lewis, The Salty Peppers and Melvin Van Peebles.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Hudge

Show 851

Show 851: The One Tash is back for a fresh session of late-night soulful beats from Anik Khan, Lianne La Havas, Bonjay, Mocky, Tanika Charles and more. Plus a sample of the spiritually grounded grooves of late great Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, and a tribute to Dilla's beat wizardry on the 10th anniversary of his passing.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, The One Tash

Show 850

Show 850: Land of the rising Funk: Walla P shines a spotlight on Japanese boogie, jazz-funk and modern soul from Toshiki Kadomatsu, Cosmos, Tatsuro Yamashita, Yasuko Agawa and more. K-Maxx and Buscrates carry the torch for modern funk, Blaq x Saga resurrect the raw on "Time Travelers", Sa-Roc rocks steady over a jazzy Flying Lotus number, and vintage Kanye resurfaces on the Madlib and Kendrick-assisted "No More Parties in L.A."
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Walla P

Show 849

Show 849: Big Jacks goes "Deeper and Deeper" into late night soul by Bobby Wilson and the Sisters Love, fuzzed-out rock breaks from Galaxy-Lin and 10cc, and savage slow flow by Bozack Morris and Meyhem Lauren. Static raids the 90s vaults in celebration of the new Stretch and Bobbito documentary "Radio That Changed Lives", Q-Tip gives an object lesson in sample flipping on "Needle Drop", and Anderson .Paak bodies the beat on the Hi-Tek produced "Come Down".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Big Jacks

Show 848

Show 848: WEFUNK pays tribute to the man behind the Blowfly mask, songwriter and bawdy funkster Clarence Reid. Nottz brings the raw with supergroup O.G.ology, hip-hop's queendom unites on the Panther anthem "Freedom", and the Emotions lend a touch of soul to Raekwon's "Verbal Intercourse". Plus lots of raw funk by Marta Ren and Funkshone, percolating grooves from Milton Wright, and classic breaks revisited by Freddie Gibbs, Shad and Tropkillaz.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 847

Show 847: Rawsoul is back on the set with silky soul from The Moments and Starvue, dubbed-out delights from Jazzy Grooves, and female fronted hip-hop from Ms. Melodie, Sweet Tee, Michie Mee and Yo-Yo. Dogg Master goes stank face with a nasty cover of P-Funk's "Quickie", Marco Polo and Skoob (Das EFX) deliver true school boombap on "How I Get Down", Omen muses on the "48 Laws of Power" with an assist from Donnie Trumpet, and Eddy Mitchell goes off his meds on a manic rendition of the early funk classic "Tighten Up".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawsoul

Show 846

Show 846: DJ Camero keeps it laid back with a breezy French number from Michel Jonasz, soul-soaked beats from MED and Oddisee, electronic phunck from Banks, Pete Rock & CL's classic "Tell Me" and much more. Plus a live in-studio bonus with talkbox master Temu, box-fresh vibes from the sprawling Brooklyn collective Phony Ppl, and timeless boombap from Montreal’s Jai Nitai Lotus, Karma Atchykah, Think Twice and new Latin outfit Comunidea.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Camero, Temu

Show 845

Show 845: The Reflex brings new rhythm to Nina Simone's "It Be's That Way Sometime" and an emotional build to MJ's classic "Rock With You", Dr Dre enlists freshman Anderson .Paak on the grind anthem "All in a Day's Work", and hip-hop invades the dancehall on definitive 90s jams by Super Cat, Bounty Killer, Buju Banton and more. Plus Scritti Politti's Mos Def-assisted "Tinseltown to Boogiedown", a jazz journey on Blue Mitchell's "Soul Village", and hype latin heat from Sapo and Ben & The Platano Group.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 844

Show 844: Bain Magique works his magic on a sweet selection of soul from Archie Whitewater, LTD, Brief Encounter, Fishburn & Francis, Patti Drew, Joe Tex and more. Plus a "Black Friday" missive by lyrical juggernaut Kendrick Lamar, an explosive soul groover by Crown and the M.O.B., and deep jazz breaks from Luděk Hulan and Frank Strazzeri.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Bain Magique

Show 843

Show 843: Denmark style: DJ Whut rocks a heavy selection of Scandinavian hip-hop heat from Promoe, Boulevard Connection, Paulo & DJ Cars10, Kriswontwo and Felix De Luca. Fabulous/Arabia reflects the shimmering soul of Shuggie Otis, lyrical giants collide on Pete Rock's classic "Tha Game", M.O.P. salutes Brooklyn on the blistering "Home Sweet Home", and First Touch and XL Middleton throw more boogie fire on the dancefloor.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Whut

Show 842

Show 842: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid salutes New Orleans legend Allen Toussaint: from his solo soul to prolific penwork and studio magic with fellow heavyweights Dr. John, Chocolate Milk, The Meters, Pointer Sisters, Esther Phillips and more. Family Stone trumpet legend Cynthia Robinson gets a fond farewell, Traum Diggs takes us to church on "Prayer Meeting", John Robinson & MF Doom flow hypnotic on the jazz-fuelled "Sorcerers", and blues licks meet southern-fried storytelling on B.B. & The Underground Kingz' "Country Cousins".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 841

Show 841: Boomin in Ya Jeep: GonesTheDJ comes out swinging with speaker rattlers by Kool G. Rap and Kenny Dope, latin rhythms from Linda Williams and Rob Swift, solid gold jams from Chaka Khan and Earth Wind & Fire and much more. Plus neck-snapping boombap by Lords of the Underground and Hard 2 Obtain, soaring soul syncopation from Dawn Pemberton, advanced jazz chemistry from Carlos Garnett and Eddie Harris & Les McCann, and Organized Konfusion's classic "Fudge Pudge" elevated with a special DJ Static blend.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, GonesTheDJ

Show 840

Show 840: We're back for another wild week of Funding Drive with in-studio sampler finesse by the Loop Pilots, sublime vibes from London lyricist 4i, good-time boogie funk by Zackey Force Funk and Ed Wizard & Disco Double Dee, raw beats and soul from Brownout and Myles Sanko, a signature Pharrell remix of A Tribe Called Quest's classic "Bonita Applebum", and old school flavors by Crash Crew and Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Lou Piensa, Dr. MaD, Nubian Néné

Show 839

Show 839: WEFUNK grooves you into a generous mood for CKUT's funding drive with live in-studio magic from Jai Nitai Lotus & Sam I Am, new funk cuts by Calibro 35 and E. Live, classic sample connections from Tom Scott and Cypress Hill, recent afro heat from Souljazz Orchestra and Bosq, and golden era favorites by Diamond D, Main Source and Redman.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Jai Nitai Lotus, Sam I Am Montolla

Show 838

Show 838: Ruby Jane delights with 90s feelgood grooves from Janet Jackson and Ahmad, triple-time soul by Lady and Raphael Saadiq, and blazing New Orleans horns by Galactic with the Rebirth Brass Band. Talib Kweli and Rapsody deliver straight facts on the gospel-tinged "Every Ghetto", The Milk strike gold with raw soul on their album "Favourite Worry", Busta and Rah Digga trade bars on the raucous "Betta Stay Up in Your House", and Floetry taps an infectious Average White Band groove on "Wanna B Where U R".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ruby Jane

Show 837

Show 837: Real Love: djblesOne shows off R&B's funky side with jams by En Vogue, Vivian Green, SWV, Jazmine Sullivan, Michael Jackson and more. Kendrick Lamar redefines beautiful on the Rapsody-assisted "Complexion", the Soul Motivators and Souljazz Orchestra hit raw breakbeats with a Canadian touch, and Stro Elliot effortlessly fuses Coltrane's classic "Giant Steps" with Q-Tip's "Let's Ride".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ blesOne

Show 836

Show 836: Rockin' it: Flipout raids his 45 box for a wild chase through funk breaks, soul samples and golden age cuts from King Tee, James Brown, Sergio Mendez, Ralph MacDonald, Black Sheep and more. Plus a funky number off Memetic's Ottawa-inspired soundtrack Rideau2Richmond, fierce rhymes from Toronto's finest on the k-os helmed posse cut "Boyz II Men", the classic "Nights Over Egypt" as reimagined by Kon and Temu, and soul-dipped modern boogie gems from Buscrates and XL Middleton.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Flipout

Show 835

Show 835: The star of a story: DJ Grouch remembers Toronto's Son of S.O.U.L. with a journey through signature soulful cuts from the Blackbyrds, Pointer Sisters, Positive K, Donald Byrd, Rasa, Ghetto Concept and many more. Plus shiny feelgood grooves by LTD and Brand New Heavies, new Beatles boogie from Saucy Lady, a double shot of Pete Rock with Deda and O.C., and spacey Italian prog-rock transformed by Dilla for Busta Rhymes' "Genesis".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Grouch

Show 829

Show 829: Break loose: DJ Suspect rides the stylus through pounding drums, raw raps and funk tracks by DJ Format, Breakestra, Sinto, Mighty Mocambos, Soundsci, Zajazza and many more. Plus Yasiin Bey's steel pan flows on "Sensei on the Block", blistering street poetry off Guilty Simpson's new Detroit's Son LP, Kenlo's off-kilter casiotone funk "Woogie On", and the Bucktown anthem "Here We Come" from the mighty Boot Camp Clik.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Suspect

Show 834

Show 834: Mks takes us deep into original Brazilian funk, breaks, psych and hip hop with sun-soaked selections from Tim Maia, Luis Bonfa, Sonia Santos, Azymuth, Waltel Branco, Thaide & DJ Hum and many more. Hot 8 Brass Band put a blazing second-line groove on "Papa Was A Rolling Stone", CeaseRock reps Montreal on an all-borough anthem, and the West Coast holds court from classic Eazy-E to a Dr Dre banger off the "Compton" LP.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Mks

Show 833

Show 833: Lord Jazz reps for the underground with an hour-long guest mix featuring Method Man, Large Professor, Yesterdays New Quintet, rare grooves from Tyrone Davis and Deodato, and exclusives from Lords of the Underground and DJ Glo. The 80's Babies speak on the the state of the union on "3Fifths", Like & Shamon Cassette flow fluid over lilting piano licks, and the modern funk generation rises up on raw heat from K-Maxx, Brian Ellis, Foreign Exchange and DâM FunK.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Lord Jazz, Swift Rock, DKC

Show 825

Show 825: Marc Hype joins Jim Dunloop & Sabrina Golian for a bright "Summertide" romp through feelgood grooves by The Delegators, Pamoja, Sebastian Williams, Voodoocuts, Donald Byrd and many more. Monie Love assembles the all-female crew Heresy for a Rock Steady Crew salute, MC Lyte continues her 20+ year legacy with the conscious anthem "Dear John", underground veteran Pumpkinhead (RIP) spits his rap manifesto on "Rock On", and the Souljazz Orchestra debuts another blast of Afro-funk fire.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Marc Hype

Show 832

Show 832: Peep my words: WEFUNK presents two full sets in memory of Boot Camp champion Sean Price, from his first appearance on Smif-N-Wessun's "Dah Shinin'" to his teamup with Ruck as Heltah Skeltah to numerous solo LPs, collabo tracks, and work with the underground supergroup Random Axe. Andy Williams rounds out the show with a truly eclectic stew of beats from Monkey Robot, Moonstarr, Talking Heads, Raj Gupta, Weather Report, Milton Banana Trio and much more.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Andy Williams

Show 831

Show 831: Simply beautiful: Ephiks rolls out soulful vocals and headnod beats from Erykah, Outkast, S.O.S. Band, k-os, Souleance, Janet and many more. New Zealand songstress Sacha Vee gets soul sensitive on "Ging", Papoose kicks off DJ Premier's "Bars in the Booth" series with mind-bending rhymes, and Brian Ellis and Tryezz bring that heavy modern funk thump.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Ephiks

Show 830

Show 830: Walla P lets the vibes run deep through synth circuits and harp strings, jazzy flows and funky thangs from Illa J, Exmag, Frankfurt Funk, Funky DL, Hawk House, Makoto Matsushita and more. Chris Read and Phill Most Chill time warp back to '88 on their "Rap Tradition" remix, Ghostface and DOOM reunite on BBNG's retro-futurist "Ray Gun", and the Professor munches through an oven-fresh tray of cookies from Solomon Vaughn, Junie, Jill Scott and Brother Soul.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Walla P

Show 828

Show 828: (Not just) a groove: Big Pun rips through a James Brown break on his "Dream Shatterer" remix, Pomo puts some nasty funk on Mark Ronson's "I Can't Lose", and Shyheim brings on the wailing soul of the Isley's incandescent ballad "Ain't I Been Good to You". Plus mystic vibrations from John Robinson x Chief's collabo "We the Prolific", Daisy-Age flavors on Kwamé's "Da' Man", and relationship raw talk from Jill Scott, JJ Barnes, and Teddy Pendergrass' Blue Notes.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 827

Show 827: Slynk gets the beats bouncing with Aussie cuts from TZU and Fdel, big boogie heat by Barbara Mitchell and BB&Q Band, and lots more flavor from Joeblack, Deluxe, Akay and Ferry Ultra. Plus: K-maxx puts the icing on a delicious tray of muffin metaphors, Illa J's "Universe" gives a glimpse of his upcoming LP with Montreal's Potatohead People, and Chris Rivers, Biggie and L.L. take turns rocking over the classic "Blind Alley" break.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Slynk

Show 826

Show 826: Shine on: Rawsoul's got solar rays for days with a mix of soulful, laid-back and balmy tracks from Asheru, DJ Nu-Mark, Funkadelic, Lyrics Born, Steve Arrington and more. Plus lush jazzy instrumentals from Bobby Hutcherson and DJ Day, signature J-Zone humor and production on "Crime Wave (Remix)", gorgeous soul by New Holidays and Maxi Anderson, and Large Professor's sample-heavy 90s homage "New Train Ole Route".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawsoul

Show 824

Show 824: Mi swing es tropical: DJ EVO finds the Brazilian pulse in selections from around the globe, featuring DJ Day, Novos Crioulos, Dilla, Captain Planet, Jorge Ben, Quantic, Una Mas Trio and many more. Plus freshly minted G-Funk on Onra's "We Ridin'", new and old popping grooves from Diamond Ortiz and Ray Parker Jr., and Was (Not Was)'s cover of the soul classic "Papa Was a Rolling Stone".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Evo

Show 823

Show 823: Buscrates gets the circuits flowing with fat funk and synth soul by S.O.S. Band, Mecca:83, General Caine and Delegation, plus homegrown heat from Buscrates 16-bit Ensemble, Synthesiz and East Liberty Quarters. Snoop & Stevie bask in the summer sun, Georgia Anne Muldrow pens an inspired ode to her musical forebears on "Great Blacks", G-noF and XL Middleton bubble up pure West Coast grooves, and new-generation Brooklynites join Chelsea Reject on the moody "47".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Buscrates

Show 822

Show 822: Rewind that: Dusty Springfield and Judy Freeman belt out full-throated soul, Lord Jamar drops Five-Percent knowledge on "Supreme Mathematics", Buscrates & Laura Benack hit new heights with their gorgeous "On My Own", and Erykah invokes Sylvia Striplin and Junior M.A.F.I.A. on the playful "Turn Me Away". Plus hard bars from microphone phenom Sean Price (RIP) on "#4NOREASON", new generation funk rawness by The New Mastersounds and DeRobert & The Half-Truths, and a classic Charles Wright bassline sample moment with K.R.S. and Tribe.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Grove

Show 821

Show 821: Jason Palma keeps it rough & tough with a pile of 70s funk, raw disco, Afro/Caribbean/Brazilian heat, blues breaks and much more. Plus Raekwon's triumphant return on the A$AP Rocky-assisted "I Got Money", Mos Def re-licked for the dancehall on Max Tannone's mash-up project "Mos Dub", and thunderous boom-clack by the elusive Benny Blonco.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Jason Palma

Show 820

Show 820: Délicieuses Betteraves: Toast Dawg takes us on a kaleidoscopic journey showcasing his "Brazivilain" mutant funk productions, remixes, collabos and more. Plus new and old Stevie Wonder interpretations by Syreeta and Van Hunt, a hard hitting Keith Murray b-boy remix by djblesOne, catchy soul-funk vocals from Daptone's Saun & Starr, and Joell Ortiz channeling a Freda Payne soul gem on "Memories".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Toast Dawg

Show 819

Show 819: "Some extra": Scott C rocks the old, new and in-between-oldie-newie, from Prince's steel pan "New Position" to breakbeat classic "Super Sporm", 2-Tone Jones' Wu/jazz cocktail, BBNG's cinematic teamup with Ghostface and DOOM, Skillz & Phonte on an old Organized beat and lots more. Plus Pharoah Sanders' "You've Got To Have Freedom" recast for the dancefloor by Uptown Funk Empire, a lost gem from P-Funk singer Ron Ford, psychedelic "Jisco Dazz" by A Man Called Adam, and solid 80s funk from the Iz Army and Evelyn "Champagne" King.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Scott C

Show 818

Show 818: Dizzy Wright carries the torch for the golden era on "The Flavor", Judith Hill invokes the Sly Stone sound with help from Prince, and The Time cut suckers down to size on "Tricky". Plus a knockout trans-Atlantic collabo track between DJ Iron and MindsOne, disco delights from Aquarian Dream and Rokk, and a Hov anthem re-imagined by revolutionary femcee Sa-Roc.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 817

Show 817: Frank BLVD pulls out a heavy selection of hip hop and funk, running through 80s treats from King Sun, Most Wanted, Special Ed, Jazzie Ladies, The P-Funk All Stars, General Caine and more. Plus understated rawness on Nonchalant's Roots-assisted "Take It There" remix, the pulsating funk of Pomo's "So Fine", Big L's "Platinum Plus" with hip hop royalty Primo and Big Daddy Kane, and break-driven disco burners from Camouflage, Sylvester and Ahzz.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Frank BLVD

Show 816

Show 816: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid digs up funk on the rock side of the tracks, finding raw drum breaks by Jackson Heights and the New York Rock Ensemble, magnetic grooves by Terry Reid, smooth vocals from Ned Doheny and Southern styled Brit-rock bangers by Vinegar Joe and Broken Glass. Plus Afrobeat hype by Euforquestra x Guynamukat, hurtling organ & brass on Oddisee's "That's Love", and a new flip on the classic Mardi Gras break on Psycho Les' hardbody "Thunder Bells".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 815

Show 815: Tour de Funk: Nick Bike pushes into first place, throwing the chain over bespoke edits, funky cuts, sample combos and straight up heaters by DJ Quik, Skyy, ELO, Nas, People's Choice, Slick Rick and Mtume. Plus Organized Konfusion's rambunctious live jam "OK Moodswings", Billy Preston's Sunday soul groove "Do What You Want", DJ Format and Phill Most Chill on an uptempo block-rocking set starter, and two underground classics from Beatminerz affiliates Shades of Brooklyn.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Nick Bike

Show 814

Show 814: Power move: D.R.one blasts through a stack of Canadian hip hop along with lots of grimy joints from Kardinal Offishall, The Rascalz, Solitair, E-40, Cypress Hill, Royce da 5'9" and more. Lakim fires half-time phasers into space on "Need Want" and "Kahala", Jay Electronica drops another fiery loosey with "Road to Perdition", and Cal Tjader and Azar Lawrence relax the mood with tasty jazz breaks.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, D.R.one

Show 813

Show 813: Creeasian gets wild in the cypher with flavor-packed breaks, future funk bangers and true school beats, including tracks by New Birth, Que Rock, Muscle Shoals Horns, Kill Emil, Esta, Blaze! and more. Plus a soul wrenching portrait of hardship and struggle on Tish's "Subway Art", another perfectly tailored Tuxedo cut from Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One, and Biggie vs Barry White on a hard-grooving remix of "Going Back to Cali".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Creeasian

Show 812

Show 812: Funky DL shines on the jazz-infused "A4 Papers", M.O.P. delivers blistering NY grit with "Heistmasters", and Mingus takes jazz to a raw, cinematic place on his epic "Scenes in the City". Plus spiraling synth funk by G-noF, two flavors of Pete Rock in anticipation of Petestrumentals 2, classic original samples from David Axelrod and Moog Machine, and breezy summer vibes by Pleasure and Tyrone Davis.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 811

Show 811: DJ Emilio funks up the mix with rough loops & lyrics from Audio Two, Intelligent Hoodlum, The Linguist, Marley Marl, Young Disciples and more. Lady T's "I Need Your Lovin'" gets a dramatic lift at the hands of remix king John Morales, the Mighty Mocambos and Youngblood Brass Band step up front with bright horns and hard percussion, and Mr Cheeks joins soulful compatriot Mary J Blige on the "I'm Goin' Down" remix.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Emilio

Show 810

Show 810: The One Tash brings a bounce to your step, a thump in the subs, and lots of electronic soul on cuts by Soft Touch, Joe Bataan, Daphni, Pomo, Kid Sublime and Seven Davis Jr. Plus a hard-grooving track from underground mainstays Asheru and Blue Black, Betty Davis' brash "Don't Call Her No Tramp", soaring Northern soul from The Impalas, and an exquisite rework of Q-Tip's "For the Nasty" by Freddie Joachim.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, The One Tash

Show 809

Show 809: Walla P delivers luscious jazzy beats and funk finesse on tracks from Flamingosis, Potatohead People, Kenn Starr, Synthesiz, Diamond Ortiz, Sven Atterton and more. Plus GZA's fresh take on the b-boy classic "The Mexican", First Touch's twist of MJ's "You Rock My World", a dusty harp dreamscape from David Snell, and Kendrick Lamar's incendiary masterpiece "The Blacker the Berry".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Walla P

Show 808

Show 808: Ease Back: The Ultramagnetic MCs diss mice and smack any gerbil over a raw Meters sample, The Mighty Sceptres & Kenny Dope flutter in the breeze on their sunny "Shy As a Butterfly", and Nowrule and Mt. Vernon connect on the lost Brand Nubian classic "How Ya Livin". Plus the Breakdown Brass' heavy funk strut "The Horseman", a rough and tough remix of Wu affiliate Deadly Venoms, Jack Peñate's gentle rework of Darondo's "Didn't I", and Redman and K-Solo cold getting dumb over a Just-Ice original.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 807

Show 807: Feed us the beat: DJ Devious tears through cuts from hip hop's rawest generation, the funk break foundation and timeless 80s jams, featuring tracks from Steady B, Public Enemy, Rufus Thomas, Cameo, The System and more. Plus a trunk-rattling banger by France's Vicelow, a Pomo & Katranada team-up on "Cherry Funk", bitter breakup soul from Ann Peebles and Les McCann, and a Static special blend of Common's anthemic "The People".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Devious

Show 806

Show 806: Come take a ride: Rawsoul is our co-pilot through spiritual soul, gospel boogie and jazz-soaked 90s hip hop with feel good joints from Edwin Hawkins, Norman Weeks, Harold Melvin, World Renown, Extra Prolific and more. 14KT breathes new life into D'Angelo's Prince cover "She's Always In My Hair", AOS° gets wistful for a funky fresh start, Jill Scott & Doug E Fresh go head to head on "All Cried Out Redux", and Temu's funk flows fatter than ever on his monstrous "Talkbox Groove".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawsoul

Show 805

Show 805: Adam Doubleyou throws fuel on the flames, blazing through party breaks from Marc Hype & Jim Dunloop, disco-funk doppelgangers by The Strikers and Stone, eclectic percussion from Beck and Ty Segall, and homegrown nasty funk rhymes from the Alaclair Ensemble. Plus 80s funk heavyhitters by Chaka Khan and Evelyn "Champagne" King, a scorching slow flow on Rapsody's "Godzilla", and rapid-fire bar trades on the 26-emcee deep "Mister Jason Has a Posse".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Adam Doubleyou

Show 804

Show 804: Sweet Daddy Luv hunts the funk amongst jazz back-alleys and interdimensional beats & rhymes, featuring choice cuts from Placebo, Bobbi Humphrey, Dr. Octagon, Edan, Mr. Lif and more. Plus "Sugar Daddy" from D'Angelo's long awaited "Black Messiah" LP, an energetic stomper from Toronto's Solar-C, Amalia's sassy sub-shaking "Bonafide", and a legendary team-up from C.L. Smooth and Crash Crew.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Sweet Daddy Luv

Show 803

Show 803: DJ Camero loops into the headnod zone with lush beats and grooving funk from Secret Attraction, Snoop, Family's Jam, Nas, Kaytranada and more. Plus newly-uncovered raw funk from the Bootsy-era JB's, a rare Lauryn Hill release from 2010, a deep Rhodes jazz journey through the Beatles' classic "Eleanor Rigby", and a throwback joint from vintage futurist Jneiro Jarel.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Camero

Show 802

Show 802: Ruby Jane melts away winter with sunny grooves and sweet soul from Chaka Khan, Prince, Lady, Detroit Emeralds, Gwen McCrea and many more. Joey Bada$$ stomps through the Statik Selectah-produced "No. 99", G.C. Cameron fires off some explosive 1972 funk, Lin Que spits deadly venoms on "Rip It Up", and Ahmad Jamal takes an epic journey through "Swahililand".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ruby Jane

Show 801

Show 801: Shred One ignites the mix with raw golden age raps then smooths it out with new & old boogie sweetness, featuring selections by Percee P, Sundance, Dayton, Mark IV, and Cherries Records artists Benjamin and K-Maxx. Plus the bright soulful grooves of Eddie Cornelius' "Release Yourself", Snakehips' 90s R&B twist on Lion Babe's "Treat Me Like Fire", Moar & Pharoah bringing more sure-shot funk fire, and Substantial & DJ Jav reworking Jill Scott's classic until it's "Especially Different".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Shred One

Show 800

Show 800: WEFUNK celebrates our 800th show with a journey through our influences, inspirations and next-generation favorites, featuring a retrospective of the late-90s powerhouse Rawkus Records, a tribute to the mighty funk foundations, a spotlight on WEFUNK associated acts from Montreal, highlights from Mello Music Group's exquisitely curated roster, some key soul & jazz influences, and respect to visionaries carrying forward the funk into new decades.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 799

Show 799: Passion Play: Big Jacks is back for a soul-ed out session of jams by Billy Griffin, Starpoint, Marcus Valle, Sass, Father's Children, Sugarhill Gang and many more. Temu pays tribute to the mighty P-Funk in "Funkadophilus & the Brass Operator", Detroit mic slayers ride out for the Motor City, Sa-Roc takes aim at all fakers on "Maximum Frequency", and Bohannon's "Save Their Souls" gives a celestial backdrop to Jay-Z's "Cashmere Thoughts".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Big Jacks

Show 798

Show 798: Fresh Rhythm: DJ Zattar jumps back on the set with speaker-shaking breakbeats from Quantic, Afro percussion grooves by Orlando Julius and Marijata, and big boogie basslines from Aurra, Vin Zee and Sure Thing. Hip-hop royalty Nas and Dilla connect on "The Season", Brownout sparks fiery latin funk, DeRobert & The Half-Truths and Cleveland Freckleton unleash soul-funk scorchers, and Raekwon spits over the old school classic "I'll Be Good".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Zattar

Show 797

Show 797: We're back for our second funding drive special featuring in-studio live rhymes by Jai Nitai Lotus, more Freak Motif advance grooves via DJ Ilya, an Ebonee Webb vs Prince funk showdown, and lots of beats to get your head moving by Keith Murray, Armenta, BDP, Ray Charles, Organized Konfusion, Black Milk, and Sugar Bear Johnson.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Jai Nitai Lotus, Ilya

Show 796

Show 796: Digging deep... into our pockets for CKUT's annual funding drive, with a listener-fueled funding frenzy and lots of big grooves and heavy hitters in the mix from Grand Puba, Osaka Monaurail, El Da Sensei, Khemistry, Statik Selectah, Freak Motif, One Way, Saukrates and many more.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 795

Show 795: Funky Thang: DJ Kobal rocks feel good grooves from Bobby Kool, Funkadelic, The Rimshots, Black Ice, Peaches & Herb and more. Plus a digital soul ode by DeRobert & The Half Truths, verbal fury from Wildelux on his menacing "T'Challa Champ", Johnny Hammond's grooved-out stand against the "system", and effortless flows from Q-Tip on the Dilla-assisted "All In".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Kobal

Show 794

Show 794: DJ Killajewel gets crafty on the crossfader with lots of jazzy downtempo beats and hip hop joints from The Wiseguys, DJ Krush, London Funk Allstars, Beatnuts, Pretty Lights, Kanye and plenty more. Plus hypnotic street narrative by Slimkid and Nu-mark, recent funk roughness from Cooking on 3 Burners and the Third Coast Kings, a poetic groover by the legendary Roots crew, buttery soul from Gene Washington & The Ironsides, and Opolopo's funked out twist on Mtume's classic "Juicy".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Killajewel

Show 793

Show 793: DJ Ephiks mines the crates for treats and surprises, mixing from headnod beats by Souleance and Snakehips to raw Somali funk from the Dur-Dur Band, boogie heat by Delegation and Francois Feldman & Yellowhand, and Fulgeance's chopped-up twist on hometown icon Robert Charlebois. Plus a lyrical call to arms by Plash and Blabbermouf, Kendrick Lamar channeling the spirit of Wu-Tang with Ab-Soul and Punch, and two slabs of funk-face production by Copenhagen producer Kriswontwo.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Ephiks

Show 792

Show 792: Bain Magique discovers soul in all the best places, from Eldridge Holmes' full throated rawness to Ivory Forest's oddly macabre boogie, vocoder phunk from Shock, and catchy canine singsong from Mo Kolours. Plus unadulterated New York rap from Skyzoo & Torae's "Barrel Brothers" LP, fat bottom beats by Sam Sparro and Robert Strauss, a double dose from Montreal songstress Sam I Am, and the jazz-tinged "Green Tomato Coupe" by Brazil transplant Niko Is.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Bain Magique

Show 791

Show 791: Blue Funk: Static's back in Montreal for another live session featuring mellow madness from France's DJ Jean Maron (featuring NY veterans Mobb Deep and Big Noyd), a fat Moog freakout from Poland's legendary SBB, stripped down rawness by Fun Company and Los Africanos, a stretched-out Reflex recut of MJ's classic "P.Y.T.", and delicious B-side remixes of 90s classics by Black Moon, The Roots, Outkast, Big L and more.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 790

Show 790: From Benin to Trinidad to Colombia, Andy Williams gets deep into the rhythms of the African diaspora with selections by Sir Victor Uwaifo, Lizandro Meza, Andre Tanker, Blue Rhythm Combo and more. Plus a masterful blend of Fela x James Brown x Jeru by Amerigo Gazaway, Kweli and Styles P joining forces on Statik Selektah's jazz-infused "The Thrill is Back", and uptempo soul rawness from Myles Sanko, AJ & The Jiggawatts and Flomega & The Ruffcats.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Andy Williams

Show 789

Show 789: Hed Musick: DJ Lexis goes back to the moment when hip hop, jazz and psychotropic grooves mutated into Trip Hop with lots of hazy downtempo beats by Coldcut, DJ Smash, DJ Cam, Portishead, DJ Shadow and more. Plus hard edged funk hype from The Dynamites and Sir Joe Quarterman, Biggie's newly unearthed duet with Erick Sermon, a sweet modern disco stepper from Myron & E, and the unfinished gem "Filthy" from the vaults of Dilla Dawg.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Lexis

Show 788

Show 788: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid highlights drum legend Idris Muhammad's influence on jazz, funk & soul — from hitmaking rhythm on songs with Fats Domino and Roberta Flack to his boiling groove with jazz giants Lonnie Smith and Grant Green. Bilal laments a life defined by "The Dollar" over a hypnotic Black Milk beat, and Montreal's Full Course drops their modern vintage cut "Reality Check". Plus nasty funk production on Georgia Anne Muldrow's "Personal", a deft Steely Dan/Patrice Rushen matchup by DJ Day, and pure sultry sweetness from Orgone's "Anticipating".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 787

Show 787: Respect the architect: Afrika Bambaataa breaks down the birth of hip hop and the Zulu Nation, the early days of record digging, and hip hop's power for positivity and progress. Lords of the Underground celebrate 20 years in the game with the imperious "Bumpin Loud", and M.anifest and Smif-N-Wessun take turns riding Osibisa's bass-heavy groove. Plus a classic Tribe x Gary Bartz sample moment, Zackey Force Funk's cosmic synth session "Press Play", Curtis and Stevie's delicious soul, and underground super-clique EMC's beastly "Charlie Murphie".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Afrika Bambaataa

Show 786

Show 786: Get ta steppin': Rawsoul joins us for a salute to the golden vocals of Vinia Mojica, with classic jams and collabos with Tribe, Mos Def, Pete Rock, Jungle Brothers, Spinna, De La, Alliance Ethnique and more. Plus Biggie's one verse ode to his clothing line Brooklyn Mint, an epic rebuild of Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On" by Mr. Beatnik, compelling street narrative off Common's latest LP "Nobody's Smiling", and the watershed seismic funk of Zapp's "More Bounce to the Ounce".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawsoul

Show 785

Show 785: Nothin' to it: Scott C bobs, weaves and strikes with a killer edit of Jacob Collier's "Don't You Worry About a Thing" plus beatmaker gold by Slakah the Beatchild, psychedelic thump from Crunch, and turn of the 80s jams by Gayle Adams, Dayton and Leroy Hutson. Waahli and Sam I Am revive the Native Tongues spirit on "Soul Baby", BE.water spits earnest reflections over soul-soaked beats on "Enigma", Tryezz gets the subs rattling on a fat synth instrumental, and Renee Geyer brings a sublime slice of mellow soul.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Scott C

Show 784

Show 784: DJ Akalepse paints in deep shades of soul, from the Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band's cover of Hi-Tek's "Round and Round" to late night soul by the Isleys, street level beats from Step Brothers & Styles P, stripped-down sweetness by The James Hunter Six and legend-level lyricism by the mighty Pharoahe Monch. Plus hard-hitting drums & precision rhymes on Dilated Peoples' "Good As Gone", recent funk roughness from Diazpora and DJ Moar, big brass bounce by the Frank Pleyer Big Band, and West Coast classics from Xzibit, Tash and Jurassic 5.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Akalepse

Show 783

Show 783: Static and Groove reunite in the CKUT studios for a live session packed with hip hop jewels by Masta Ace & Common, raw break-driven funk from Orgone & The Nairobi Afro Band, and live cyphers featuring members of Nomadic Massive along with Loe Pesci, Nox and Fredy V.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Lou Piensa, Butta Beats, Nox, Waahli, Fredy V, Myriam, Loe Pesci

Show 782

Show 782: Featuring a salute to "The Preacher" Bobby Womack, a hard grooving Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth re-work by Brazil's DJ Soares, fresh European funk kinetics from Mr President and Diazpora, Sandro Brugnolini's psych funk workout "Polyphony", a newly unearthed 90's hip hop rarity by Canada's Mod'rn World Thang, and NY street bangers from Onyx, Shabaam Sahdeeq, N.O.R.E. and Statik Selectah.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 781

Show 781: Midas touch: Walla P stacks sonic gold new & old, from hazy headnod cuts by REdefinition & rxn to smooth vibes from Lillo Thomas & Proh Mic, jazz flavors from Dr.MaD, and searing synths from Frankfurt Funk & Brian Ellis. Plus gritty street reporting on Common's "Kingdom", psychedelic soul from Horace Silver, new soul by Lee Fields, laidback disco grooves from Little Beaver, and earthshaking synth bass on Mister Bibal's "Defaillance 3.5".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Walla P

Show 780

Show 780: Make Noise: Featuring Kweli & Raekwon volleying verses over stomping drums on "Violations", Vaitea's horn-driven feel-good anthem "Lovesongs", the funky freestyle classic "Lookout Weekend" by Debbie Deb, timeless essentials from Parliament and James Brown, a rambunctious Busta Rhymes collabo with Lenny Kravitz, and a 3rd Bass sample moment with Gary Wright's "Love is Alive".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 779

Show 779: Soulville: Ruby Jane takes it back to feel-good soul and 60s R&B with gems from Aretha, Deon Jackson, The Velvelettes, The Ikettes, Martha & The Vandellas and more. Plus Opolopo's delicate and powerful rework of Sandy Barber's "I Think I'll Do Some Stepping On My Own", a special Static blend of Das EFX over a dusty Redman beat, and throwback bangers from Lost Boyz, Black Sheep and the Alkaholiks.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Ruby Jane

Show 778

Show 778: To the beat y'all: Haitian Star brings on the raw & rugged golden age sound with Kool Moe Dee, Raw Dope Posse & Grandmaster Caz, German bangers by Flo Mega & Torch, and funk breaks from Rufus Thomas & The Mighty Mocambos. Plus new cuts from rap luminaries Mobb Deep, Pharoahe Monch & The Roots, bright sunny grooves by Lord Echo & Average White Band, a Game of Thrones-inspired rhyme from Common, and bawdy X-rated soul by Jackie Wilson & LaVern Baker.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Haitian Star

Show 776

Show 776: DJ Bliss gets the mix moving with early Gang Starr, break-heavy bangers from the Diaz Brothers & Richie Rich and Native Tongues classics by De La Soul & the Jungle Brothers. Static kicks off a blazing 90s hiphop set with the newly released Nas demo "I'm a Villain", and Groove gets into solid meat & potatoes funk by Bobby Patterson & Lee Fields plus recent roughness from The Getup, Brassroots, and AJ & The Jiggawatts.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Bliss

Show 775

Show 775: Toast Dawg melts hip hop into a fiery funk alloy with remixes & groove mutations from the Payz Play Supa DJs (Toast & Ephiks), Platinum Pied Pipers, 7D, Cosmo Baker, and plenty of neck snapping Toast Dawg productions. Plus a newly unearthed Common track from the vaults of No ID, future funk prodigy Temu's synth sure-shot "Strut", headnoddic cuts from Guerilla Godz (UK) & Joe Kickass (Netherlands), and Camp Lo, Juju & Tragedy rocking over disco breaks.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Toast Dawg

Show 774

Show 774: The One Tash jumps in the mix with heaps of soul & rhythm from Quantic, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Magic Drum Orchestra, Suzy Q and Flying Lotus. Plus laid-back grooves from the latest Foreign Exchange & Slakah The Beatchild LPs, Brassroots' blazing horn rendition of Luther's "Never Too Much", and Pharrell meets Fela Kuti on dj100proof's "Happy Mentality" blend.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, The One Tash

Show 773

Show 773: DJ Hudge connects the beats from UK to France, Sweden and plenty of New Zealand in the mix c/o Team Dynamite, P Money & Gappy Ranks, King Kapisi, Charles Lloyd Quartet, and sample originators The Honeydrippers and Caesar Frazier. Plus a haunting Gravediggaz remake by soulstress Kendra Morris, hype Afro-Caribbean disco with King Errison & Frank Beeyong, and underground rough cuts by Step Brothers, Doppelgangaz and Verbal Kent.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Hudge

Show 772

Show 772: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid shines light on recent releases across the funk spectrum, from Kendra Morris' Stones cover "Miss You" to driving grooves from Lena & The Deep Soul and Trevor & Lisa, sunny soul from Aloe Blacc and thick 808 bass by Indian Summer. Plus G-noF's fat funk synths on "You Can Do It", soul-jazz journeys with Stan Getz and Roland Kirk, and Busta and his Flipmode Squad flipping the Black Moon classic "I Got Cha Opin".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 771

Show 771: Simahlak goes heavy on raw funk, fat 80s synths, Dilla-fied beats and trademark Simahlak production on joints by Fela Kuti, The Vibrettes, Billy Ray, Step Brothers, Biggie, House Shoes and many more. Plus remixes & re-edits by Kon, Alkalino & J-ski, a popping classic on P-Funk's "Pumpin' It Up", and 90s jeep beats from King Tee, Trends of Culture and Lords of the Underground.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Simahlak

Show 770

Show 770: DJ Calkuta crisscrosses funk, hip hop & soul with plenty of sample moments, funked-out disco and boombap bangers by the Beatnuts, Ghostface, Foster Sylvers, D.O.C., Koko Taylor, Phreek and more. Plus Los Africanos channeling James Brown on the latin burner "Pamoja Watu", Prince Po & Oh No flipping apocalyptic verses on "Toxic", and an exquisite blend of Marvin Gaye and Yasiin Bey by Amerigo Gazaway.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Calkuta

Show 769

Show 769: Handclaps & lasers: DJ Zattar packs the mix with boogie goodness from General Caine, George Clinton, Evelyn King, Michael Boothman, Carol Sylvan and more. Halifax's best kept secret Jorun lets breaks run wild on his collabo "Can't Won't Don't Stop" with Phill Most Chill, NY giants Busta and NORE get busy over a classic Joe Cocker riff, and slowmo grooves hit hard from Change, Dam-Funk and Patrice Rushen.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Zattar

Show 768

Show 768: Slyde runs the mix with funk instrumentals by the Daktaris & Floyd Lawson, jazzy cuts from Guy Pedersen & Alan Hawkshaw, and some local flavor from the Morph-tet & Soul Motivators. Plus a "b-boy lullaby" from Manu Dibango, beat-driven retouches of Stevie Wonder and Lee Fields, and vintage joints from Kid Capri, Jungle Brothers and the underrated Dred Scott.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Slyde

Show 767

Show 767: Bain Magique sets the tone with Ghostface & Slick Rick's rapturous ode to "The Sun", bumpin' funk by LJ Reynolds and Lou Courtney, and connoisseur cuts from Marché Noir and White Limousine. Plus a dream collaboration between Yasiin Bey & Marvin Gaye on "Inner City Travellin' Man", a Patrice Rushen classic re-grooved by Danny!, and Fatback's funk dystopia "Is This the Future?".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Bain Magique

Show 766

Show 766: Ray Barretto brings latin funk fire on his live jam "Slo Flow", Beast Coast lyricism meets timeless production on the Underachievers' "Mahdi", and Onyx's Fredro Starr keep it street level on the brand new "What U Goin Thru". Plus sample moments from Talib/AM-FM and Biggie/Ronnie Laws, a promising debut from Montreal's Big Bricc, and two slick slabs of Ohio funk by Slave and Dayton.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 765

Show 765: Rawsoul keeps the mix bumping with early 90s hip hop B-sides & soulful 80s boogie from Dredknotz, Intelligent Hoodlum, Jocelyn Brown, Donna McGhee, Herley Johnson Jr. and more. Plus an obscure jazzy gem from Dead Presidents, hiphop-reggae crossover tracks by Zhigge and Doug E Fresh featuring Vicious, another soul sure-shot from Sharon Jones' latest LP, and ferocious feral breaks by Funkadelic and Liquid Liquid.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawsoul

Show 764

Show 764: Soul Travelin': Sweet Daddy Luv heads out on a crosscountry roadtrip through the local funk sounds of Detroit, Indianapolis, Seattle, San Francisco, Miami, DC, Philly and more. Eddie Henderson and Weather Report venture into noodly jazz-funk breakbeats, Alchemist assembles a full platoon for the synth-driven "1010 Wins", and KA pays homage to the greatest hip-hop albums on "Off the Record".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Sweet Daddy Luv

Show 763

Show 763: DJ Lean Rock (Floor Lords/Boogie Brats/Horsepower) blazes through b-boy breaks and beats from Paten Locke, Freqnik & WDRE, Action Bronson, Dee Edwards, Nico Gomez, and a stack of rough & tough obscurities. Plus a cut from legendary lyricists Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes' new "The Abstract & The Dragon" mixtape, new twists on 90s Nas and Alkaholiks by Black Thought and DJ Iron, and big boogie beats from Conquest, Joey Negro, and Chewy Rubs & Fingerman.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Lean Rock

Show 762

Show 762: Ruby Jane brings the brash brass and joyful soul of New Orleans with picks from Dirty Dozen, Hot 8, Soul Rebels, Trombone Shorty and lots more. Plus waacking disco by Alma Faye Brooks and Nineteen Fourty-Five, sweet spaced-out syncopation from Lost Midas and Lord Echo, a Rakim track celebrating political icon Nelson Mandela, and Mozambique duo Simbaand Milton Gulli's tribute to the seminal ATCQ song "Scenario".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Ruby Jane

Show 761

Show 761: DJ Camero's back with bass-heavy grooves from René & Angela, sample originals by Grant Green and Leroy Hutson, a pair of Todd Terje edits, and lots of laid-back beats & rhymes from Kendrick Lamar, Petty, Quasimoto and more. Plus heavy future funk from Julian Dyne, raw funk burners from Lee Fields and Billy Byrds, and an ode to Saturday morning cartoons by Z-Trip, Murs and Supernat.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Camero

Show 760

Show 760: Mega Brain heats it up with early hip hop jams by Busy Bee and Jimmy Spicer, classic 90s R&B remixes from Mariah and SWV, and a touch of new jack swing with Basic Black and Johnny Gill. Plus bass-rattling future funk from Amalia and Reggie B, heavy vibes on Phoniks' remix of the Tribe Called Quest classic "1nce Again", and bare-knuckle raps from Roc Marciano, Sean Armstrong, Lil Fame and Ill Bill.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Mega Brain

Show 759

Show 759: Sweeter than candy: DJ Sagewondah showcases the synths & soul of 80s funk jams by Unlimited Touch, Cherrelle, Amra, Dynasty, The Gap Band and more. Plus a double shot of Dam-Funk collabos with legends Steve Arrington and Snoop, King Push and Kendrick vying for lyrical knockout on "Nosetalgia", and Pharoahe and Prince Po reunited as Organized Konfusion on the Marco Polo-produced "3-O-Clock".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Sagewondah

Show 758

Show 758: Universal soul: Big Jacks finesses the mix with silky grooves from RAMP and Tommy McGee, sweet boogie by Phreek and Rene & Angela, and buttery blends & remixes of Danny Brown, Kanye and Memphis Bleek. Plus another sure-shot from Lady with "Good Lovin", eclectic breaks from Vietnam's Carol Kim, Thailand's Onuma Singsiri and Turkey's Beyaz Kelebekler, and gold standard boombap from Dooley-O, Dynasty and Toronto collective Freedom Writers.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Big Jacks

Show 757

Show 757: DJ Ilya keeps the funk bubbling with tasty treats from The Commodores, Class Action, Rose Royce, Chaka Khan, James Brown, Della Reese and more. Plus Lady of Rage and Charli Baltimore getting nice over Premo beats, Craig Mack and Biggie classics blended to perfection, and uptempo funk heat from Temu, Lee Fields and Kon & The Gang.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ilya

Show 756

Show 756: More Funds for the Funk: It's our final 2013 funding drive show, featuring sample classics from Ann Peebles and Brenda Russell, a blazing new track from DJ Format featuring Phill Most Chill with Oxygen & Emski, an Erykah Badu Brazilian regroove by Captain Planet, new soulful sounds from Aloe Blacc, and a gang of funk & soul reinterpretations by Roy Ayers, Hot City Bump Band and Sunlightsquare.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 755

Show 755: Funds for the Funk: WEFUNK kicks off our first 2013 funding drive show with feel good favorites from De La Soul and Mark Ronson, rough bangers by Jakk Frost and Steve Arrington (+ Dam Funk), international choice cuts by Carolina Soares and Alphamama, some Canadian flavour from Kenlo and Nomadic Massive, and much more.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 754

Show 754: Catch a groove! The Wizard K-Jee a.k.a. Keith Shocklee (Bomb Squad/Public Enemy) rocks the block party breaks with an OG's touch, featuring cuts from The New York Community Choir, Disco Dub Band, Isley Brothers, Choice Four, Soul Searchers and many more. Plus a perfect flip of Extra P's "Rap Professionals" by UK's own Aidan Orange, sweet soulful grooves from Mother's Finest and Sheela Gathright & Palma Groove Project, eclectic breaks from Eugene Daniels and Harold Alexander, and a West coast remix of Biggie's classic "Juicy".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Wizard K-Jee

Show 753

Show 753: DJ Andy Williams takes us deep into the headnod zone with beats & rhymes by Voice, J-88, Paper Tiger, Micranots, Georgia Anne Muldrow and more. Plus a new joint from Smif-N-Wessun featuring reggae luminary Junior Reid, The Electric Peanut Butter Company's psychfunk freakout "The Rain", Lady of Rage & Charli Baltimore spitting raw rhymes over Primo beats, and a triple-play of rough Nigerian funk.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Andy Williams

Show 752

Show 752: Funk soul sensation: Walla P weaves future-funk fatness with jazz-rooted beats & verses from Jonwayne, Mr. Roam, Spinnerty, Buscrates, Amin Payne, Lord Finesse and many more. Temu slathers another layer of funk on Kraftwerk's "Tour de France", Miles Davis concocts Doo-bop sounds with Easy Mo Bee, and Shabba Ranks puts his twist on DJ Premier's "Come Clean" production.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Walla P

Show 751

Show 751: "Got to learn how to dance": WEFUNK rediscovers the famous and forgotten funk dances, from the '67 hit "Funky Broadway" all the way to Morris Day's "Oak Tree", with a special nod to the prolific Rufus Thomas, Willie Henderson, and New Orleans cats like Lee Dorsey, The Meters, Eddie Bo and Eldridge Holmes. Plus foundational ol skool classics by Malcolm McLaren and Jazzy Jay, a Gladys Knight mainstay "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" retouched by Mr Carmack, and Roy Ayers' strangely erotic "Programmed for Love".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 750

Show 750: Scott C sets the vibe with Quelle Chris' smoked out rhymes, VHS funk fast-forwarded by KenLo and K-Maxx, and homegrown joints from Full Course, Soke and Slakah the Beatchild. Plus electronic soul by Flume and Star Slinger, Wildelux's metaphoric ode to hip-hop on "My Addiction", and fresh funk cuts from The Fontanelles, Charles Bradley, and DeRobert & The Half Truths.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Scott C

Show 749

Show 749: Soul Supreme: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid puts the spotlight on Willie Hutch's exquisite songwriting & production on tracks by The Sisters Love, Marvin Gaye, Choo Choo Montgomery, Jackson 5, Gwen McCrae and many more. Plus hip hop takes on Willie Hutch from UGK, Outkast and Japan's Toshinobu Kubota, as well as a lost Dilla beat found and perfected by the Yancey Boys & Common, and fiery West African funk by Moussa Dumbia.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 748

Show 748: Heat rising: Bain Magique's got lots of hazy soul and moody grooves from Flying Lotus, Light of the World, Theo Parrish, Junei, Ohio Players and more. Plus the infectious boogie of Karen Silver retouched by Fingerman, lyrical calisthenics from Blackalicious' debut EP, and toasting meets jeep beats on Kenny Dope & Shaggy's classic "Gunshot".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Bain Magique

Show 747

Show 747: D.R.one steps on the set with blends blazing and cuts razor sharp as he throws down bangers from Joell Ortiz, Non Phixion and Too Short alongside trademark mashups and lots of Canadian joints by King Reign, Saukrates, Rascalz, Kardinal and more. Plus a R.I.P. tribute to spaced-out jazz funk alchemist George Duke, conscious lyrics from Chi-town representatives F. Stokes and Stark, and power combo Ruste Juxx, Rock & Vinny Paz flowing over brooding beats by Kyo Itachi.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, D.R.one

Show 746

Show 746: DJ Lexis leans heavy on the jazz - from John Klemmer's wild "Free Soul" sax romp to Leon Thomas' cosmic "Shape Your Mind to Die" and lots more from Sun Palace, Placebo, Cortex and Jon Lucien. Plus Elvis Costello's soulful connection with the inimitable Roots crew, some instrumental magic by Evil Needle, and tasty soul-jazz cuts from Ramsey Lewis, Brother Jack McDuff and Cannonball Adderley.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Lexis

Show 745

Show 745: Featuring jazz drenched hip-hop by Japan's DJ Muro and the legendary Quincy Jones, nu boogie grooves from Kon's new album "On My Way", and homegrown heat by Canadian artists Maestro Fresh Wes, Chris Quotes and Loe Pesci. Plus fresh NYC soul sounds from Lady and Charles Bradley, new wave breaks by The Bloods, and old school funk favorites from Suzy Q, The Time, and early Earth Wind & Fire.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 744

Show 744: Santiago unlocks the boogie vaults for 80s gems by Slave, Charles Earland, Fresh Band, Cash, Vaughan Mason, and a long-lost cut from Aurra. Plus blazing Venezuelan funk by Phirpo y Sus Caribes, 9th Creation's sample classic "Bubble Gum", an uptempo burner from J. Cole's sophomore release "Born Sinner", and a double shot of Nomadic Massive and family.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Santiago

Show 743

Show 743: Simahlak tears into rough funk breaks and gritty bangers by Cyril Neville, Soul Machine, Action Bronson, Jai Nitai Lotus, Company Flow and more. Plus raw lyrical flows from Bumpy Knuckles with Nas & Premo, a banging Gang Starr remix by France's DJ Duke, Bay Area to Finland soul connection from Myron & E with The Soul Investigators, and feel good grooves by Jocelyn Brown and Tuxedo.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Simahlak

Show 742

Show 742: Rawsoul brings on laidback reggae riddims from Jamalski, Welton Irie & Michigan and dubby beats by Tappa Zuckie and Ranking Dread. Plus lush Brazilian sounds from Arthur Verocai, a smoothed out A.Z. sure-shot off his upcoming "Doe or Die 2" LP, latin flute breaks from Ricardo Marrero, boogie steppers by Strike One and Vance & Suzzanne, and the jazz-infused Organized Konfusion "3-2-1" back to back with the original Blue Mitchell.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawsoul

Show 741

Show 741: Featuring a double shot of Nas (custom Static blend plus original "It Ain't Hard to Tell" demo), raw Russian funk heat from The Soul Searchers, lazy afternoon grooves by the Riot Jazz Brass Band and Minnie Riperton, a "Party & Bullshit" '71 vs '93 sample moment, dancefloor cuts from Bell & James and Pleasure, and dusty 90s hiphop gems by Blacksheep, LONS, and Troubleneck Bros.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 740

Show 740: The Connection: Lord Jazz from legendary crew Lords of the Underground blesses WEFUNK with grimy selections from Bumpy Knuckles, Prince AK, and Action Bronson f/ Kool G Rap, along with plenty of underground bangers from the LOTUG family (Doitall, Lord Jazz, and daughter DJ Glo). Plus a cut from Sharon Jones' new LP, a Sugarhill Gang summertime anthem recut by Theo Parrish, and rest in peace to Bay-area funk icon Darondo.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Lord Jazz

Show 739

Show 739: DJ Kobal sweetens the pot with Prelude jams from Jeanette "Lady" Day & Unlimited Touch, Eastbound Expressway's fuzz-boogie dancer "Never Let Go", and lots of 90s French hip hop from K-Rhyme le Roi, MC Solaar, the X.Men, and Quebec's Atach Tatuq. Plus some West Indian flavors on Wio-K's track "Foot Loose", a cut-heavy remix of A-Trak's "Disco Nap" by the inimitable DJ Q-Bert, and soulful slo-mo grooves emanating from Leon Ware, Daft Punk & Charles Bradley.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Kobal

Show 738

Show 738: Everything good to you: DJ F.U.N.K. dabbles in eclectic funk from Mandrill's wild fusion to Alan Parsons' future groove, Mr. Scruff's wonky breaks, and Sly & Robbie and Prince Blackman's dubbed-out doppelgangers. Plus new soul from Sky Hi's "Reality Check" EP, a C.R.E.A.M. re-interpretation by IV the Polymath, and brooding new joints from Durag Dynasty, Pusha T and Malik B.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ F.U.N.K.

Show 737

Show 737: Premium blend: DJ Platurn & DJ Enki mix & match Raekwon, Volume 10, Too Short, DJ Quik, Mobb Deep and more on "Blendapella" Vol 2. Plus the psychedelic soul of Michael Leonhart and Didier's Sound Spectrum, solid funk from the Dynamites and Bobby Byrd, hip-hop in its purest form on De La Soul's "Get Away", and jeep beats from Action Bronson, Styles P and Marco Polo.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Platurn, DJ Enki

Show 736

Show 736: DJ Calkuta brings it rough & tough with raw funk breaks by the Sadistic Mika Band, Willie Henderson and the Chambers Brothers, then kicks up the groove with rollerboogie favorites from Skyy, Sharon Redd, Slave, The Fantastic Aleems and more. Plus funked up dancefloor remixes of Stetsasonic and De La Soul, timeless blue eyed soul from Boz Scaggs, Italo synths by Gino Soccio, and the Netherlands' Propo'88 & Blabbermouf bringing that boombap straight from '93.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Calkuta

Show 735

Show 735: Mother Beautiful: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid pays tribute to the mothers of the world with songs from Bohannon, Aleke Kanonu, Funkadelic, Bukky Leo and Sly & The Family Stone. Plus a retrospective of Willie Hutch's incomparable soul from '73 to '77, a groove-heavy remix of Gang Starr's DWYCK by Steely Chan, smoothed out stepping disco from Arthur Adams & Leprechaun, and jazz infused rhymes from long-time collaborators Blu & Exile.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 734

Show 734: The Ultimate: DJ Hudge cooks up a beat buffet spanning from Omar's new "The Man" to NZ flavors from Home Brew, French Moog heat by Marc Moulin, summer vibes from Linda Williams, Nas & Premo remixes by Funky DL and K-Def, a double shot from Soundsci, and sample moment classics with A Tribe Called Quest and Pete Rock & CL Smooth. Plus heavy boogie bass by Harlem Nights & D-Train, soul vibrations from Al Green & Gil Scott-Heron, and frenetic disco scorchers by High Fidelity and Eddie & The Movement.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Hudge

Show 733

Show 733: DJ Slyde is back on the set with extendo-funk vamps from Vulfpeck, Marvin Gaye, Vincent Montana Jr, and Lettuce featuring JBs legends Fred Wesley & Pee Wee Ellis. Plus new underground bangers from Sean Price and Demigodz, alternate-version breaks by Cookin' on 3 Burners and Erlon Chaves, and a DJ Clue throwback with lyrical heavyweights Method Man, Eminem and Royce da 5'9".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Slyde

Show 732

Show 732: Ruby Jane celebrates the iconic voice and piano of Nina Simone with remixes and hip hop treatments from Talib, Brother Ali, Mary J. Blige, RocknRolla Soundsystem and more. Plus we pay tribute to funk/jazz heavyweight Don Blackman, Spectac & Shakim spit truth over a gritty James Brown beat, and RH Factor & D'Angelo combine for a soulful double-dose.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Ruby Jane

Show 731

Show 731: Aloe Blacc & Charles Bradley share the stage on Nu-Mark's soul burner "Don't Play Around", the Commodores get existential on their epic "Assembly Line", and the Beastie Boys and Mixmaster Mike tear it down with just 2 turntables and a microphone. Plus an indie hiphop classic by Copenhagen's Boulevard Connection, sample moments from Midnight Star and Claudja Barry, and smiling soul grooves by Pure Pleasure, Eddie Robinson & 9th Creation.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 730

Show 730: Hard Hitter: Sweet Daddy Luv revisits Mo' Wax's leftfield beats & hip hop eclecticism with tracks by DJ Krush, Dr. Octagon and Atmos, then digs on some soundtrack and library gems from Nick Ingram, Rose Royce and Bernard Purdie. Plus heavy Afro-funk breaks from M'bamina, Pete Rock's driving rework of Robert Glasper's "Black Radio", and a laid back reinterpretation of Jill Scott's "Golden" by Montreal's Kaytranada.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Sweet Daddy Luv

Show 729

Show 729: Walla P pops the cork on some jazzed-out beats by Darryl Reeves & Moods, head nod raps from Chi-Ali & Organized Konfusion and the future-funk production of XL Middleton & Tall Black Guy. Plus funky flute from Groove Collective and the John Danser Octet, nasty rock breaks by Elephant's Memory & Sarolta Zalatnay, and hiphop-reggae boom tunes from Shabba, KRS-One and Vicious.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Walla P

Show 728

Show 728: Rawsoul breaks out a bunch of lost 90s hip hop B-sides and remixes including the YG'z, Spearhead and Quinton, as well as dusty boogie from Enchantment and P-Funk family funk from the Sweat Band, Junie and Prince Charles. Plus some fat analog bass from Baby Oliver and K.I.D., transatlantic collabos by Moka Only/Chief and SoundSci, a sunny reggaefied Jacksons cover from Ruddy Thomas & Welton Irie, and a choice cut from producer Ayentee's remix project "Frankensteined".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawsoul

Show 727

Show 727: Featuring two massive posse cuts from veterans Kool G Rap & Ras Kass and up-and-comers Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$, a Truth & Soul sure shot with Lady's "Get Ready", Balance & The Traveling Sounds's lively new take on Aretha's "Jump to It", a couple heavenly breaks by The Violinaires and Bill Moss & The Celestials, and a WEFUNK sample moment featuring EPMD vs the indelible soul of Faze-O's "Riding High".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 726

Show 726: DJ Ilya joins us as we get into loads of disco heat by Skyy, Teddy Pendergrass, Loose Change, Leon Haywood and more. Plus early disco raps from Jocko and Crown Heights Affair, and 80s electro with Dr Dre's original group the World Class Wreckin' Cru.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Ilya

Show 725

Show 725: Andy Williams is back with breakup/makeup soul by the Chi-Lites, frenetic fiddle funk from Michael White, sample fodder by Rene Costy and hard-pushing instrumentals from the Nite Liters and Hot Butter. Plus an exclusive banger by Australian beatsmith Kid Tsunami featuring Sean Price, jazz-fueled funk from Marius Cultier and Gregory Porter, and sample moments by Kool G Rap + Fania All Stars and Diamond D + Kleeer.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Andy Williams

Show 724

Show 724: Dilla Day: Scott C dives into the depths of James Yancey's beatmaking brilliance, including collabos, posthumous releases, beattape demos and much more. Plus a dreamy soundscape by Nujabes (RIP) and blatant "funk fakes" from Ebonee Webb, Kwick and James Brown.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Scott C

Show 723

Show 723: Triple Tribute: WEFUNK salutes the jazz funk inspiration of Donald Byrd's "Places and Space" and "Love's So Far Away", the silky voice and guitar of the Ohio Players' Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner, and Dilla's treats from the vault all the way from soulful to pure rawness.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 722

Show 722: DJ Zattar gets into grease soaked disco and fat 80s funk sounds from Gary Davis, Checker Kabb, JP's Force, Sumy and Mixed Grill. Plus "Drivin' Round" by New York powerhouse Wu Block (Wu-Tang x D-Block), a cut from Talib Kweli and Z-Trip's free mixtape "Attack the Block", Roger Troutman's Zapp side-projects with Dick Smith and Bobby Glover, and G-Funk era jams by Snoop, Dogg Pound and N.W.A..
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Zattar

Show 721

Show 721: Bain Magique brings on the sunshine with soul sweetness by The Stuyvesants and Promise, feel good grooves from the Dazz Band and Aurra, and boogie by LJ Reynolds and Kinky Foxx. Jai Nitai Lotus and Public Enemy manifest truth through music on their latest offerings, Patrice Rushen and Deniece Williams lay down luscious slow jams, and Georgia Soul Council revisit a Gil Scott-Heron classic.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Bain Magique

Show 720

Show 720: DJ Devious rocks the set with 80s funk jams from Cameo, Mtume and Ozone, then some raw golden age rap by J Rock, Supreme Nyborn, Kool G Rap and many more. Plus fat funk synths for the poppers with Jerry Knight and Frankfurt Funk/Kreamcicle, and raw beats and rhymes by Queens representatives Noreaga and Prodigy.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Devious

Show 719

Show 719: 15 nations under a groove: Static and Groove follow up on our latest European tour with a journey through hip hop & funk from Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 718

Show 718: DJ Camero pulls us deep into smokey beats by Evil Needle, the Poets of Thought and Oddisee, then heats it up with (nu)boogie flavors from Neighbour, the Universal Robot Band and Phonat. Plus we pay tribute to the bold funk of "Soul Sister #1" Marva Whitney, and BX heavyweights unite on the posse cut "Cross Bronx Expressway".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Camero

Show 717

Show 717: Three piece dinner: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid dishes up favorite recent cuts, including throwback funk & soul from The Bamboos and Kylie Auldist, electro boogie by Breakbot and Kill Paris, and "high weirdness" from THEESatisfaction and Birdy Nam Nam. Plus: Bo Diddley talks some funky smack to Jerome, Zed Bias puts a twist on classic Eddie Kendricks, and Theophilus London and The Dap-Kings team up for a funky Nat King Cole remake.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 716

Show 716: Featuring soaring soulful sounds from Lady, Universe City and Marvin Gaye, rough disco by The Brothers, and paisley-painted soul jazz from Rotary Connection and Weldon Irvine. Plus Montreal beatsmiths Toast Dawg and Kaytranada flex their production prowess, and Abdominal moves to an acoustic phase with his new band The Obliques.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 715

Show 715: Future-retro: Ruby Jane gets into electroswing inspired tracks from Brenda Boykin, Esthero, and Common with Jill Scott. Plus bass-heavy East Coast funk by EPMD and Hit Squad associates, rough grooves from The Inmates and Ikebe Shakedown, jazz breaks & samples by Keith Mansfield and Al Hirt, and demos & cover versions from Michael Jackson, Jack McDuff and Momodelic.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ruby Jane

Show 714

Show 714: DJ F.U.N.K. strips down to his "dangles & indescribables" including Lalo Schifrin, Marvin Gaye vs Outkast, Aretha vs Mos Def, Prison Garde, RJD2 and more. Plus funk edits from Final Edition and I-Level, a blazing new track from Montreal's own Lotus Jai Nitai, a live BBC one version of the Roots' classic "The Seed", and MF DOOM and Jneiro Jarel team up as JJ DOOM.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ F.U.N.K.

Show 713

Show 713: DJ Simahlak serves up a full spectrum of funk & soul, from a classic Soul Searchers drumbreak to disco by the Brothers Johnson, sweet soul from Marvin Gaye, funk rawness by Larry Ellis, popping grooves from Zapp & One Way and much more. DJ Static marks the 1 year anniversary of the Heavster's passing with choice rare & classic cuts, and Groove gets into funky reggae including legendary Studio One versions and a Nautilus cover by Blundetto & Shawn Lee.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Simahlak

Show 712

Show 712: Funding drive 2012 part 2: Busy Bee's "Making Cash Money" and Rick James' "Money Talks" set the tone as we raise needed cash for CKUT, featuring pure soul sounds from The Delfonics and The Third Wave, 80s funk favorites by The Time and Bernard Wright, breakbeat fury from Rasheed Chapell with DJ Scratch, and certified classics from Pharoahe Monch, MC Lyte and Afrika Bambaataa.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Sara

Show 711

Show 711: Funding drive 2012 part 1: We entice you to donate to our parent station CKUT with lots of raw funk from Alvin Cash and Hebrew Rogers, soulful grooves by Freddie Scott and Leon Ware, ruff-n-rugged beats from Stones Throw's Willie Evans Jr., plus a visit from our favorite funkologist Duke Eatmon.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Duke Eatmon, Sara

Show 710

Show 710: Ten tons of drums: Frank BLVD gives the drummer some with funk breaks by Wilbur "Bad" Bascomb, Andre Ceccarelli, Charly Antolini, George Semper, Can, Big John Hamilton and more. Plus grimy 90s selections from Al'Tariq and Grav, new & old funk flips by Osaka Monaurail and Erlon Chaves, a P-Funk double shot, and hydraulicized trunk beats from X-Clan, Xzibit and edIT.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Frank BLVD, Alan

Show 709

Show 709: Walla P invokes smokey headnod beats by The Visioneers, Mitsu the Beats, Godfather Don and Oddisee, and synthed-out new funk from Wayne Tweed, Vanilla and East Liberty Quarters. Plus some dusty soul by Eddie & Ernie, lots of African/Brazilian/Cuban funk, and Steely Chan's Rawkus-vs-Shawn Lee rework of Reflection Eternal's "On Mission".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Walla P

Show 708

Show 708: Steeped in Soul: Rawsoul's in residence as we weave through decades of soulful grooves, from 70s magic by Willie Hutch & Minnie Riperton, to R&B remixes by SWV & Xscape, to Brazilian sounds from Jorge Ben & Som Tres and more. Plus poetic musings from Brownsville veteran KA and instrumental magic from MPC beatsmith B.Durazzo.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawsoul

Show 707

Show 707: Extended Play: DJ Slyde's got those stretched out jams from Antibalas, Lettuce, DC funksters E.U. and Osiris, and bass all-stars S.M.V. (Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten). Plus some fat bass 80's funk from One Way and Change, a block shaking remix of Lord Jazz's "Say Yea", and a laid back collabo between Tribe Called Quest and Erykah Badu.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Slyde

Show 706

Show 706: Rainy day funk: Sweet Daddy Luv has the remedy with grooves by Bobby Womack, The Skull Snaps, Betty Davis, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Buddy Miles and more. Plus Cubano flavors by Los Papines, Stevie Wonder reinterpretations from Edgar Winter and Hugo Montenegro, beautiful late-disco from Bobbi Humphrey, and slamming new joints from Large Professor, Public Enemy, J Dilla and Freestyle Fellowship.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Sweet Daddy Luv

Show 705

Show 705: Go for broke: Cheeba Cheeba Kid brings on the blues with grimy 12-bar funk by Howlin' Wolf, Bo Diddley, Koko Taylor, Little Sonny and more. Plus new funk releases from Dr. John, Brand New Heavies and The Blackbyrds, a tribute in memory of Native Tongue affiliate "Baby" Chris Lighty, and an all-star NY rap mashup by DJ Clafrica.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 703

Show 703: DJ Majess takes us back to the 80s old school with lots of classic funk, boogie and deeper cuts from Carol Williams, Jeanette "Lady" Day, Fatback, Komiko, The Little Dabs and more. Plus some fat vocoder funk from Buscrates 16-bit Ensemble, back-to-back classics from Ice Cube and Das EFX, and the return of Necro with "Rough Jew" tactics from his latest LP.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Majess, Frank BLVD, Alan, Adrian

Show 702

Show 702: B-boy stance: Ilya busts out breaks & beats by Johnny Pate and Dennis Coffey, a dusty find from Brookyn People and funky soul scorchers by Etta James, Gladys Kight and Nina Simone. Plus fresh cuts from Pete Marriott and France's Omaz & Choko, Biggie meets Dilla on a "Big Poppa" blend, and hard funky instrumentals from Lack of Afro, Funkshone and Willie Mitchell.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ilya

Show 701

Show 701: WEFUNK continues celebrating 700 shows with an in-depth feature on Bboy Buddha from one of Canada's original crews, Canadian Floor Masters, with lots of stories, history and music. Plus a switched-places session from Professor Groove & DJ Static including hip hop by Rhymester & Ultramagnetic MCs, pumped up beats from Chauffeur & Groove Armada, disco by Touch & Crown Heights, and boogaloo funk rawness from Joe Bataan.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Buddha

Show 700

Show 700: In Soul Veritas: DJ Akalepse treats us to new Truth & Soul releases from Liam Bailey and Lady, rare soul by Brighter Side of Darkness and Friday, Saturday & Sunday, and underground joints from SPOX PhD, Ka and Oddisee. Plus: Nine rap luminaries light up the posse cut "Wake Up Show Anthem", Manu Dibango doles out tough Cameroonian funk on "Moni", and Frank Ocean returns to classic soul on his Stevie-influenced "Sweet Life".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Akalepse, Rahel

Show 699

Show 699: Soundtrack flashbacks: Andy Williams selects big screen breakbeats and soundtrack soul from the likes of Galt MacDermot, Don Julian, Melvin Van Peebles, Roy Ayers, Marvin Gaye and more. Plus an RIP to B.D.P. extended family Ms. Melodie, some Pete Rock SP-1200 magic on on Brand Nubian's "Slow Down" remix and the classic "For Pete's Sake", new Montreal sounds from Nomadic Massive and beatsmith Kaytradamus, a Nas/Winehouse collabo from his new LP, and rough funk from Cain & Able and The Soul Searchers.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Andy Williams

Show 698

Show 698: Scott C puts a spotlight on Tim Zawada's "Tugboat Edits" with lots of disco and boogie goodness like Tom Browne and Intrigue, plus hip hop picks from Quelle, Krystale & Kaytradamus, Slum Village and more. Steely Chan roughs up some Roxanne Shante vocals, M-Tri and Learnz take it back to the essence with "Boombox Assassins", and we get into some summertime sweetness from Coke Escovedo, Dead Prez and The Voices of East Harlem.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Scott C

Show 697

Show 697: Family Affair: Simahlak gets into raw hip hop from Johnson&Jonson and Moka Only, a deep B-side by Earth Wind & Fire, and lots of rough funk & boogie. Rawsoul takes it back to the early 90s with early Mobb Deep and a Heavy D posse cut featuring Guru, Biggie, Busta and more. Plus a nod to Rotary Connection on Quantic & Alice Russell's "Look Around the Corner", and New Orleans soulful sounds from Lee Dorsey, Betty Harris and The Meters.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Simahlak, Rawsoul

Show 696

Show 696: Everybody loves the sunshine: Ruby Jane keeps the summer vibes flowing with selections by Nina Simone, Sam Sparro, Vanity 6, Cheri, Prince and more. Plus a soulful slow burner from Lack of Afro's 2011 LP "This Time", a summertime classic from Sly & The Family Stone, funky soul from Sky Hi and Betty Wright, and Vox Sambou and Narcicyst's meditation on the plight of asylum seekers in "Article 14".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ruby Jane

Show 695

Show 695: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid sniffs out more deep grooves from the rock vaults, with spaced out funk from Gong and Michael Bundt, synth madness from A Certain Ratio and classic sample fodder from Liquid Liquid and ESG. Plus: Onra adds his signature touch to Slave's '84 track "Share Your (L.O.V.E.)", Yellow Magic Orchestra put a Japanese twist on an Archie Bell favorite, and Freestyle Fellowship fuse jazz and spoken word on their classic "Inner City Boundaries".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, The Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 694

Show 694: DJ Kobal serves up feel-good funk & disco by Mellow Madness, Joe Coleman and Grey & Hanks, and head-nod hip hop from Big Daddy Kane, Black Maddness and the Funk League. Plus a double shot of Bay Area classics from the Hiero Imperium, Lupe Fiasco waxing political on a reinvented T.R.O.Y. beat, and timeless funk from Kool & The Gang and Herbie Hancock.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Kobal

Show 692

Show 692: Bliss is on the decks with jazzy tracks from Biz Markie and Luke Vibert, funk favorites by the Blackbyrds and the Meters, early blues from Tampa Red, and reggae rhythms by the Three Tops and Marcia Griffiths. Plus: Nas drops a fiery first single from his 10th LP "Life is Good", and we pay tribute to the soulful voice of Belita Woods, DC Go Go's founding father Chuck Brown, and unsung Stax bassman Donald "Duck" Dunn from Booker T & The MG's.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Bliss

Show 691

Show 691: "So what'cha want?" WEFUNK celebrates the life and music of MCA from the legendary Beastie Boys. Plus an old & new soul stew with Bain Magique in the mix, featuring tracks from the Detroit Emeralds, Full Crate & Mar, Foreign Exchange, Howard Johnson, Cameo, Freeway and many more.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Bain Magique

Show 690

Show 690: It's like butta baby: Rawsoul's got a pack of soul-jazz grooves and chilled out rhymes from folks like Johnny Hammond, Rashaan Ahmad, Leon Spencer, Lord Finesse, The Crusaders and more. Plus new psychedelic funk from the Monophonics, 80s boogie treats from Rhyze and Leroy Hutson, and a jazzy rework of Gang Starr's classic "Lovesick".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawsoul

Show 689

Show 689: Salute to street dance: DJ Shash'U, Neeko Killa and Spicey join WEFUNK with joints for the poppers, lockers, breakers and hip hop dancers, including tracks from Slick Dogg, Dilla, Onyx, Amalia, Lords of the Underground, Breakestra, Mr. Scruff and many more.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Shash'U, Neeko Killa, Spicey

Show 688

Show 688: WEFUNK + Smoked Meat Fax Machine = electronic skweee mutations by Digi G'Alessio and Claws Costeau, reggae rhythms from Sugar Minott and John Holt, rough latin breaks from Captain Planet and Eddie Palmieri, and a retropective in memory of Gang Starr's Guru.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Smoked Meat Fax Machine

Show 687

Show 687: Summer Kool: DJ Camero sets the tone with jazzed-out beats from Boonie Mayfield, Elzhi and J.R. & PH7, and funk pleasers by Boz Scaggs and the Pointer Sisters. Plus big bassline funk from Nona Hendryx, classic hip-hop bangers by Run-D.M.C and Public Enemy, and the latest from Real Phresh Music featuring Juice Crew legend Craig G.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Camero

Show 686

Show 686: Creeasian is back with heavy West coast phunk from Battlecat and B-Legit and raw hip hop by El Da Sensei, Masters of Illusion and Gang Starr. Plus Simahlak lends his rock solid production to 4th Pyramid's new single "Simmy Auto", Sharon Jones and Sharon Jackson deal out killer soul vox, and Sheek Louch and Ghostface deliver back-to-back homages to the ol skool.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Creeasian

Show 685

Show 685: West coast is in the mix with Planet Asia, Alkaholiks, Del the Funky Homosapien and more. Plus stone cold funk classics from the Meters and the Ohio Players, rough instrumental funk by The Eliminators and Preston Love, slo-mo disco from El Coco, and a crazy Dazz Band mashup by DJ B.Cause.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 684

Show 684: Luv to the world: Sweet Daddy Luv is on the set with lyrical beats from Ultramagnetic MCs & Slick Rick and funk breaks aplenty from Dennis Coffey, Visioneers, Ramsey Lewis, Bernard Purdie and more. Plus some UK soul from Shaun Escoffrey, classic New Orleans rhythms by the Wild Magnolias, and fresh cuts off Mr Complex and Planet Asia's new albums.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Luv

Show 683

Show 683: Fuzz funk and big beats: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid returns wielding rock breaks, from Steve Miller's bass riffs to classic Monkees to tripped-out Paul McCartney and much more. Plus a transatlantic collabo featuring Chicago's 1773 over futuristic beats by Vienna's Trishes, and meat & gravy funk from Booker T. Jones, Stretch & Steve Arrington.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 682

Show 682: F.U.N.K. all night: All the way from Kleeer, Dam-Funk and Masta Ace to Funk Inc and Fela Kuti, DJ F.U.N.K.'s got the funk locked. Plus a cut from 4th Pyramid's new LP "Pyramid Scheme", rough funk favorites from the Soul Searchers and Sugar Billy Garner, and smoldering soul, funk & jazz samples from Consequence, Kendrick Lamar and MOR.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ F.U.N.K.

Show 681

Show 681: Ruby Jane joins us for some "winter endurance" therapy, digging into bluesy grooves and soul selections by William DeVaughn, Barbara Acklin, Bad News Brown, Raphael Saadiq and more. Plus a fresh cut from DJ Format's new LP "Statement of Intent," and funk rawness new & old from Speak Low, Dyke & The Blazers and the Fatback Band.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ruby Jane, Scramblelock

Show 680

Show 680: Rhymes Galore: DJ Ilya's on the mix with loads of hip hop from GZA, The Roots, Lootpack, D&D All Stars and more. Static salutes Raekwon with two sets marking his new Canadian tour & Toronto label Ice H20 Canada, and Edwin Birdsong & Bernard Wright throw down some off-kilter early 80s funk.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Ilya

Show 679

Show 679: Power of the drums: DJ Creeasian stirs up a hornet's nest of b-boy breaks by Johnny Bristol, Crazy Elephant, Spanky Wilson, The Ogyatanaa Show Band and more. Plus rough funk covers from Diazpora and Nostalgia 77, Czech rock breaks by Flamingo, West Coast beats by DJ Quik and Too Short, and a spotlight on hip-hop and R&B tracks built from Lou Donaldson's seminal "Ode to Billy Joe" break.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Creeasian

Show 678

Show 678: Dilla Day: Scott C joins us for a celebration of Jay Dee's musical legacy, featuring remixes, collabos, beat tapes, tribute tracks and more. Plus some hand-picked Big Pun tracks to commemorate his February 7th passing, and soulful funk from Mike James Kirkland, Stanley Clarke and Chris Hills.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Scott C

Show 677

Show 677: Respect! WEFUNK pays tribute to funk legend Jimmy Castor, Soul Train's visionary Don Cornelius, and Chi-town hip hop ambassador Common (courtesy of Calgary's DJ Pump). Plus 2 cuts off Sadat X's classic debut LP "Wild Cowboys," an original Artifacts reunion over Illmind production, and funk classics from Mandrill, Rufus and Hank Ballard.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 676

Show 676: DJ Simahlak takes us on a wild ride through funk roughness from Chris Joss and Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra, classic breaks by Baby Huey and Eric Burdon, grimy cuts from Madlib and Maffew Ragazino, and homegrown hip hop by Fatski and 4th Pyramid. Plus soulful boogie & disco from King Floyd and Player's Association, percolating funk by Louie Ramirez and Chet Ivey & His Fabulous Avengers, and a Raekwon/Magictones sample moment.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Simahlak

Show 675

Show 675: WEFUNK celebrates the voice of soul legend Etta James with funky selections like "Tell Mama," "Out on the Street Again" and "You Got It." Plus some raw latin funk from Brownout and Eddie Palmieri, funking lessons from rap prophets Public Enemy, X-Clan and Lord Jamar, and Ghostface & Sean Price spitting deadly venoms on the Wu's recent release "Laced Cheeba".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 674

Show 674: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid gets busy with lots of female soul and outer-space funky jazz, featuring the music of Irene Reid, Bettye LaVette, Lonnie Liston Smith, Charles Earland and more. Plus a DJ Doo Wop double shot (including a Mad Lion/KRS-One freestyle), exclusive newness from the Lords of the Underground, funk retouches by the Gimmicks and Nostalgia 77, and a taste of Georgia Anne Muldrow's new collabo with Madlib.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 673

Show 673: Rawsoul explores the mellow side of 80s boogie with tracks by Ritz, Special Forces & Enchantment, and acid jazz treasures including remixes by DJ Premier and Large Professor. Plus some dusty breaks & beats from Charly Antolini and Love's Children, rare groove remixes by Nicholas and Jay Todd, and the Blackbyrds "Mysterious Vibes" sample that inspired Kurious and Horace Brown.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawsoul

Show 672

Show 672: "All around the world for the funk!" Andy Williams treats us to a deep selection of African funk, trans-continental beat legend Mark de Clive-Lowe joins us in the studio, Static casts a spotlight on European hip hop & international collabos, and Groove dips into funky sounds from Japan, Russia, Brazil and more.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Andy Williams, Mark de Clive Lowe

Show 671

Show 671: The groove gets down & dirty with DJ Slyde in the mix, featuring brand new funk from Dennis Coffey, a secret Sly Stone soundcheck, and Eddie Henderson's jazz psychedelia. Plus new-generation funk sounds from Aphamama and Amie J, and a special Queensbridge dedication with Mobb Deep and N.O.R.E. tracks old and new.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Slyde

Show 670

Show 670: DJ Kobal's on duty as we get into rough funk by Mugo and Herb Johnson, raw disco from Rare Function, a sample classic by Ramsey Lewis, JB-produced jams from Bobby Byrd and Bill Doggett, and new underground heat by Black Star, D-sisive, Action Bronson and Common.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Kobal

Show 669

Show 669: Featuring new funk from Amalia, heavy remixes of Marlena Shaw and Johnny Hammond, and laid-back soul by The Lost Generation and Al Green. Plus a legendary team-up: Talib Kweli and De La Soul's Posdnuos join DJ Shadow on his latest offering "Stay the Course," and Static gets into a 90s zone with Naughty by Nature, KRS-One, Kid Capri with Snoop & Slick Rick and more.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 668

Show 668: Overweight Lover's in the house! It's a Heavy D retrospective featuring solo and collabo joints, new jack era hits and dancehall flavors. And guest DJ Bain Magique treats us to feel-good jams by Eddie Kendricks and Don Blackman, soulful selections from the Sylvers and Aaron Neville, remixes & revamps by the Pendeltons and Mophono, and hip hop picks from All Natural and Viktor Vaughn.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Bain Magique

Show 667

Show 667: CKUT Funding drive 2011! Featuring funk favorites from Sweet Charles and Jimmy Smith, new music from Stones Throw's latest addition Jonti (S. Africa/Australia), new generation funk from Chico Mann and Joy Jones, "Crickets" from Moka Only's collab with Swiss producer Chief, jazz funk gems from the Greyboy Allstars and Patrice Rushen, and much more.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 666

Show 666: Tales from the crypt: Triple-6 is in the mix with diabolical sounds by The Devils, Howlin' Wolf, The Gravediggaz, Big L and Mobb Deep. Plus a cinematic journey through film's funkiest era with Blaxploitation sounds from Willie Hutch, Roy Ayers, Gene Page, James Brown, Curtis Mayfield and more.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Dylan

Show 665

Show 665: DJ Bliss gets into funky breaks, edits & mashups from Jurassic 5, Dream Warriors, Pecoe, DJ Daigo, Mark Hype and more. Plus a taste of Blu's new "No York!" album, some 90s LP cuts from Camp Lo and Bush Babees, a couple deep funky Stevie Wonder favorites, soulful boogie by Chuck Strong and Brenda Taylor, and new funk concoctions by Jack & Juke and Restless Soul.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Bliss

Show 664

Show 664: Andy Williams is back on the set with funk & disco from Love Unlimited, Lowell Fulsom, Alfonzo, Black Rock, The Reddings and more. Plus some boom-bap soul by Brothers by Choice, brand new funk from Slim Moore & The Mar-Keys, and future sounds of hip-hop from Theophilus London, Roots Manuva and RJD2's new outfit Icebird.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Andy Williams

Show 663

Show 663: "Ordinary" Guy: Latin soul legend Joe Bataan visits WEFUNK with stories of Spanish Harlem back in the day, his musical ascent and connections with the new funk generation. Plus: Reworks of Prince and Fela/Dela (c/o Ruby Jane), boogie goodness from Delegation and Oliver Cheatham, and a sample moment with soul-powered 90s hip-hop by Intelligent Hoodlum and Grand Daddy I.U.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ruby Jane, Joe Bataan, Yvonne Bataan, Lou Piensa, Ray Poncin, Frank Rodriguez

Show 662

Show 662: Featuring an exclusive from Spinna and Oxygen's new group SPOX PhD, funky rub-a-dub classics by Super Beagle and U-Roy, fresh verses from J-Live's new LP "S.P.T.A.", Montreal emcee Waahli rockin' over the classic Apache break, and Prince's Minneapolis sound reinterpreted by George Clinton and Charlie Singleton.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 661

Show 661: Featuring classic favorites from the JBs and Quincy Jones, Smokey Robinson's silky soulful "Baby That's Backatcha" and rare cuts from Tarika Blue, Raj and Randolph Baker. Plus: Casual keeps the heat coming on his new track "Mic Memorial," Fashawn updates Common & John Legend's "Strange Fruit" and Zhane lends a soulful hook to De La Soul's "4 More".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 660

Show 660: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid joins us for a walk through the Acid Jazz era with songs by the Young Disciples, Snowboy, Incognito, Brand New Heavies and more. Plus: We pay tribute to singer-producer-songwriter legend Nick Ashford, the Italian production duo Black Machine touches up "Soul Power 74" for a beefy '94 banger, and J-Live pays homage to Diamond D's classic "Day in the Life".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 659

Show 659: DJ Ilya's on the set as we dip into 80s funk jams from Bernard Wright & Hypertension, funky dubstep remixes of Amy Winehouse & Erykah Badu, boom bap beats from Kenny Dope & AG, early party raps from Missy Dee & The Melody Crew, a couple overlooked grooves from the P-Funk army, and Shinehead's soulful reggae twist on "Billy Jean" and "Mama Used to Say".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Ilya

Show 658

Show 658: "Too Hot": Rawsoul's on the mix with rollerboogie joints from Slave & Finesse, golden-age gems by Black Sheep & Biz Markie, and smoothed-out 90s hip hop from the Boogiemonstas & Mic Geronimo. DJ Static selects some current favorites by Wildelux, Ghostfunk (Ghostface x Max Tannone) and M.E.D., and Professor Groove rounds out the mix with feel-good sounds from Rebirth & SpaceArk.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawsoul

Show 657

Show 657: WEFUNK Reunion: DJ Static is back in the studio for a special session with Professor Groove, featuring funk favorites from Fatback & Dennis Coffey, soul shouters by Bettye Scott & Barbara Randolph, and hiphop-meets-reggae on tracks by Kardinal Offishall, Guerilla Black and Tribe Called Quest.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Frank BLVD, Solespin, Alan

Show 656

Show 656: Triple tribute: Paying respects to the music & production of Fonce Mizell of the legendary Mizell Brothers, remembering the soulful voice of Amy Winehouse, and shining the spotlight on veteran underground emcee J-Live. Plus a new Doom/Ghostface collabo remixed by Madlib, and fresh Vancity flavor from the Boombox Saints.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 655

Show 655: Trans-Europe Express: From Scotland to Slovakia, Groove & Static turn up hidden funk, soulful beats and cross-continental collabos, including Jay.Soul, Tullio de Piscopo, Oliver Lowe, Fermata and many more. And Scott C goes deep with jazzy sounds from the Skid Row Sessions, funky synth warbles from Ta-ku and Wagon Christ, and classics revisited by Amy Winehouse and Zo! & Phonte.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Scott C

Show 654

Show 654: Relax with Pep: DJ Camero's at the wheel for a midnight ride through laid-back beats from Eric B & Rakim and Quasimoto, disco/boogie classics by the Whispers and Jimmy Bo Horne, and sample originals from Dave Grusin and Galt MacDermot. Mayer Hawthorne just wants one night with you "No Strings", and Camp Lo freestyles over vintage Pete Rock on their collabo mixtape "80 Blocks from Tiffany's".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Camero

Show 653

Show 653: Ruby Jane gets down "On the One" with a taste of California funk and some boogie treats for funk dancers, featuring tracks from Dam-Funk, 2Pac, Marlena Shaw & Lamont Dozier. Plus: Shanghai-based AM444 blends soulful vocals with futuristic beats, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band throws down fat tuba funk, and the disco group Sting serves a slice of pure "Pleasure".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ruby Jane, Scramblelock, Alan

Show 652

Show 652: Featuring rough Afro-disco by Mixed Grill & Guynamukat, spacey late-night jazz breaks by Donald Byrd & Cal Tjader, and downtempo dusty samples from Billy Cobham & Pekka Pohjola. Inspired by Nomadic Massive's concert series at the Montreal Jazz Festival, DJ Static showcases Nomadic and past/present Montreal artists like Obscure Disorder, D-Shade, Preach Ankobia and the Boom Bap Kats.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 651

Show 651: Featuring cuts from recent mixtapes by Jean Grae ("Cookies or Comas") and Elzhi ("Elmatic"), Nas' new "Nasty" with thundering Salaam Remi drums, candy-coated boogie by Tata Vega & Evelyn "Champagne" King, new raw funk from Japan's Osaka Monaurail, the Jackson 5 unreleased gem "If I Can't", and a double shot from Bill Withers.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 650

Show 650: On the flipside: The WEFUNK duo switches spots to celebrate our 650th show, with Static dropping some Egyptian funk by the "Godfather of Nubian music," Ali Hassan Kuban, and a 20 minute mix packed with favorite samples by Grover Washington, Brenda Russell and the Impressions. Professor Groove gets down on some Cali hip-hop from DJ Quik and MC Ren, plus tracks from Da Sha Ra and Danny Brown that sample homegrown New Orleans brass and Detroit techno.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 649

Show 649: Legends in the limelight: WEFUNK salutes the music & poetry of Gil Scott-Heron with selections from his most prolific decade, from 1971's "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" to 1981's "Grandma's Hands" and "Gun". And DJ Hedspin pays tribute to two of hip hop's royalty, Rakim and Diamond D, complete with with crisp cuts, obscurities, interviews and original samples.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Hedspin

Show 648

Show 648: Bain Magique's back to rinse out some hot remixes of Erykah Badu & the Jackson 5, solid headnodders by Big L & Masta Ace and boogie jams from Keni Burke & Archie Bell. DJ JS-1 drops a brand new N.Y. anthem featuring Lil Fame, Joel Ortiz and Freddie Foxxx, and Static rounds up some Mount Real hip-hop from Karma Atchykah and Nomadic Massive's Lou Piensa, as well as a double shot of DJ Vadim from the classic "The Terrorist" to his latest project The Electric.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Bain Magique

Show 647

Show 647: Old & new 4 you: The Beastie Boys keep making noise in 2011 on "Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2", DJ Static dusts off LP cuts from A Tribe Called Quest, Organized Konfusion and Tracey Lee, and Professor Groove dips into soul from Ace Spectrum and Zulema, jazz breaks by Azymuth and The Greyboy Allstars, and slow-burn funk grooves from The Monophonics and Roy Hargrove.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 646

Show 646: Meet me at the Go-Go: Our guest Dylan unveils the percussion-heavy funk of D.C.'s best kept secret, featuring tracks by Rare Essence, E.U., Chuck Brown and The Huck-a-bucks. Plus a special birthday tribute to #1 soul brother James Brown covering his early funk, disco-era jams, classics like "Super Bad", "The Popcorn" and "Make It Funky", and JB-fueled hip hop from Nas, Lord Finesse, Big Daddy Kane and Main Source.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Dylan

Show 645

Show 645: DJ F.U.N.K. fires up the mix with his special edits, raw funk selections and nasty future funk featuring tracks from Betty Davis, James Brown, Mr. Scruff, Missy, Onra, Frankie Beverly and much more. Plus some crazy beats from Pig Bag, a soul-break classic from Patti Drew, new downtempo sounds from the Echocentrics, and WEFUNK marks the anniversary of Guru's passing with a special Static blend ("DWYCK" vs "Speak Ya Clout") and a tribute track by the Beast featuring John Robinson and Jocelyn Ellis.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ F.U.N.K.

Show 644

Show 644: Big beats: DJ Bliss is back in the studio with headnod hip hop, big beat and downtempo tracks from Bootman, Chemical Brothers, Total Devistation, Kenny Dope and more. Plus a sample of the SP-1200 magic of "Chocolate Boy Wonder" Pete Rock, Brazilian roughness from Miguel de Deus, Afro flavors from Butta, and sweet soul from the Sweet Talks and Jean Carne.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Bliss

Show 643

Show 643: Featuring crazy breaks & rhythms from the Koliphones and Marius Cultier, soulful funk from Mr Day and Bobby Bloom, a beefed-up DJ Hedspin edit of Ultimate Force, Raashan Ahmad's jazzy "Sunshine" off his latest LP, an X-Clan/Meters "Funky Miracle" sample moment, and blends & freestyles from Biggie, Jay-Z, Method Man and KRS-One.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 642

Show 642: Supreme teams: John Legend and J.Period retouch Roberta Flack's classic "Compared to What", Ski Beatz assembles an all-star cast on "Prowler 2", and legends Roy Ayers and Marley Marl combine on "Hummin'". Plus soul sounds from Lee Dorsey and Kings Go Forth, a recently unearthed Jaylib scorcher "Louder", and deep disco eclectica by Larisa Dolina, Ray Mang and Katzuma.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 641

Show 641: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid returns with spacey, psychedelic jazz breaks from Hubert Eaves and Deodato, disco gems by Loloeatta Holloway (RIP) and Mammatapee, and underground hip hop from Pharoahe Monch and Lupe. Plus Korean funk by Black Butterfly, a new project from Kev Brown and Kaimbr sampling from Al Green's vaults, and Static gives his remix treatment to classic Grand Puba and Rakim verses.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 640

Show 640: WEFUNK pays tribute to the golden voice of G Funk, Nate Dogg - including tracks and collabos with Snoop, Dre, Warren G and Mos Def. Plus a new Raekwon banger "Rock & Roll", Brassroots' funky "Good Life" version, rough funk from the New Mastersounds, and lots of disco-era jams by T.S. Monk, Montana Sextet, Peter Brown and more.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 639

Show 639: Ladies in the limelight: Featuring women in hiphop, from trailblazer Queen Latifah to hard rhymers Jean Grae & Rah Digga to European soulstresses Jessica Fitoussi and Linn. Plus fresh takes on old classics from Snoop (Morris Day's "Cool") and Prince Fatty (ODB's "Shimmy Shimmy Ya"), pumped up beats & breaks from Neighbour and Breakout, and lots of Biggie heat.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 638

Show 638: Ain't nothin like a Friday night: Ruby Jane mixes up lots of soulful 90s R&B like Zhané, Soul II Soul and Redhead Kingpin, plus some tasty drum-heavy remixes of Stevie Wonder and Bill Withers. Meyhem Lauren & Action Bronson timewarp back to 90s New York rap on "Typhoon", and Mr. President puts down an exquisite uptempo redux of Al Green's "Love and Happiness".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ruby Jane

Show 637

Show 637: Triple threat: DJ Kobal serves up a beat buffet of rough 60s soul, funky rock breaks and bumpin' disco, including selections by Mountain, Grand Funk, Timebox, Solomon Burke, Chic and more. Never Yet Contested pens a hip hop ode to vintage video games, and Prince Po (Organized Konfusion) gets nice on new tracks by Malkovich and Beneficence. Plus a synthed-out bonus set featuring Beem, Dam-Funk & Opolopo.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Kobal

Show 636

Show 636: 7-inch Soul: Rawsoul mixes up an all-vinyl set of soul, disco & boogie, and feel-good 90s hip hop with samples from Fonda Rae, Patrice Rushen and Zhane. Plus some sublime sister funk with TTF's "Surprise! Surprise!" and Third Wave's "Love Train", and WEFUNK remembers Montreal's Bad News Brown and his unique hip-hop harmonica sound.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawsoul, Flight Almighty, Cat's Toned

Show 635

Show 635: Featuring a "funky corners" mix with tracks by Lee Dorsey, Richard Marks, The Highlighters, Breakestra and more. Boogie basslines from Unlimited Touch & Halloween, and syrupy jams by George Duke & Bernard Wright. A Dilla retrospective marking the 5th anniversary of his passing. Plus Janelle Monae's genre-defying "Dance or Die" featuring Saul Williams off her epic 2010 LP "AndroAndroid".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 634

Show 634: DJ Ilya drops in with dusty favorites from the Ohio Players and 24-Carat Black, headnod joints by Smif-N-Wessun, Erick Sermon, Slum Village and much more. Akua Naru drops an impressive single from her debut LP "Journey Aflame", Medline/Debuzz gets under your skin with murky funk production, and Lady Daisey dips into her past on the catchy "My Story".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Ilya

Show 633

Show 633: Dirty funk: Scott C gets down on some grimy beats and raw breaks by Yellow Sunshine, Qwerty Musique, Mizz Beats, Jai Paul, Mos Def and more. Plus some rough & rugged bboy jams including a DJ Static Ultramag/Tragedy blend, soulful picks from the Main Ingredient and Ronnie Laws, and a crazy afrobeat version of Hendrix's "Crosstown Traffic".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Scott C

Show 632

Show 632: Featuring a deadly blend of Wu + Budos Band on Wudos Band's "Ayno Tellin'", smoothed-out 90s Montreal hip hop courtesy of the Rainmen, haunting nu-soul by Jeremy Platt, beefed up breaks from DJ Moar and Broken Keys, mind-melting jazz by Soul & "Pimp" Sessions, and Roger Troutman's '96 rebirth on "Chocolate City".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 631

Show 631: Rawsoul freaks the sweet soul/boogie from Real to Reel, Dam-Funk and Cotton Candy (with Afrika Bambaataa), plus laidback hip hop by Talib Kweli, The Roots and Little Brother alumni Big Pooh & Phonte. Ghostface meets Primo on Static's "Mighty Healthy" blend, beat titans Pete Rock & Easy Mo Bee team up on the Heavy D classic "Black Coffee", and we check out new funk from Charles Bradley and Montreal's VooDoo Monx with Floyd Lawson.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawsoul

Show 630

Show 630: Behind the groove: WEFUNK pays respect to Teena Marie aka "Lady T". Plus more Shaolin soul from Ghostface's new "Apollo Kids" LP, sweet soulful disco from China Burton, spacey beats by Alan Hawkshaw, and a DJ Static ol skool set powered by 808s, synths and samplers.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 629

Show 629: WEFUNK dips into some catchy "scratch funk" from The Apples, two cuts off the new DJ Premier album, dancefloor nu-boogie by Opolopo & Comfort Fit, jazzed out breaks from Mr. Scruff, some classic 90s R&B remixes, and heavy new b-boy beats from DJ Format.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 628

Show 628: Ruby Jane waxes nostalgic with a set of sweet downtempo and then looks to the future of dancehall, funk & latin with tracks by Bonjay, Dojo Cuts and Chico Mann. Plus: Nas & Damian Marley's take on the Dennis Brown classic "Promised Land", boom-bap soul from the Four Tops and Lamont Dozier, Jon Kennedy's solid remix of Bob Marley's funky "Mr. Brown", and a superb dub treatment of Talib Kweli's "Mourning Unknown" by Tannone.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ruby Jane

Show 627

Show 627: DJ Zattar's back in the studio, digging into killer 80s boogie funk tracks and rare African disco selections. Plus: a Dap-Tone-style retake of Bowie's "Golden Years", deep disco soul by Sunny Gale, MF Doom's debut behind the mask on "Doomsday", DJ Jazzy Jeff's Nas flip "Una Amore", and essential funk loops from Glamco Productions.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Zattar

Show 626

Show 626: Lady Daisey drops an infectious slice of funk, hip-hop meets its soul roots on "Persuasion" and "Hard Times", and Parisian beatsmith Onra teams up with Slum Village's T3 on "The One". Plus: brash jazz madness by Soil & "Pimp" Sessions, a double-shot of skweee synths from Beem, and Sugar Hill Gang's soulful B-side "Passion Play".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 625

Show 625: Johnny Illdigger's in the studio with dusty breaks from Trifle and Sarolta Zalatnay, classic samples by Sylvia Striplin and the Heath Brothers, and boom bap joints by the Antihero Project and Big L. Plus wild new soul sounds by the Space Invadas, boogie gems from Roy Ayers and Denroy Morgan, and Busta and Rampage back-to-back with the Jimmy Spicer and Public Enemy originals.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Johnny Illdigger

Show 624

Show 624: CKUT Funding drive 2010! Featuring Redman's new heater "Tigerstyle", two dope Wu-Tang mashups, an R.I.P. to Solomon Burke, Method Man's updated "Bring The Pain", classic samples from Minnie Riperton and Grover Washington Jr., and lots of feel good funk from the Jackson 5, Faze-O, Kokolo and more.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 623

Show 623: Marie B's back with soulful funk from Shuggie Otis, The Kay-Gees, Lamont Dozier and Gizelle Smith. Plus: Parliament's classic "Bop Gun", K-os and Drake in an unlikely collabo, a funky Bob Marley cover by Malcolm's Locks, and Shad K on an Oddisee-produced heater.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Marie B

Show 622

Show 622: Jazzy flavors from the Elizabeth Shepherd Trio, a rare collabo track between KRS-One and hip-hop pioneers the Cold Crush Brothers, straight up funk jams by The Meters and Sylvester, Wu-Tang-meets-the-Beatles on Tom Caruana's mashup LP "Enter the Magical Mystery Chambers", dancefloor funk from Breakestra and Gino Dentie & The Family, and "Return of the Renaissance" off the new Hell Razah LP featuring a monstrous guest verse from R.A. the Rugged Man.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 621

Show 621: We got the jazz... The Cheeba Cheeba Kid drops funky tracks from Blue Mitchell, Ernie Wilkins, Art Farmer and unsung organ master Charles Kynard. Plus an early Biggie verse on Super Cat's classic "Dolly My Baby" Bad Boy remix, funk heavy-hitters by Brenda George and BT Express, and a new Public Enemy-inspired track from C-N-N and company.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 620

Show 620: Skweee! Smoked Meat Fax Machine shows off a new electronic funk sound with tracks by Beem, Mesak, Wankers United and Hedmark. Plus loads of reggae soul from Sugar Minott and Toots & The Maytals, some unreleased Pharrell backed by ?uestlove and live band, a new DJ Static "Ms. Fat Booty" blend, and Ernie Hines' soul classic "Our Generation" covered by John Legend along with The Roots and Pete Rock & CL Smooth.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Smoked Meat Fax Machine

Show 619

Show 619: Scott C treats us to deep-crate heat from the Visioneers, Leroy Hutson, Captain Funkaho, Dilla, Tony Ezzy, and the Hackney Colliery Band. Plus new & old bboy breaks by Fdel and the Jackson 5, boogie tracks from Don Blackman & Bernard Wright, and new soulful hip-hop from Montreal's Jonathan Emile and Toronto's Louwop & Divine Brown.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Scott C

Show 618

Show 618: Dig On It: DJ Camero's back with sublime sample fodder from the Crusaders, Les McCann, Ahmad Jamal and Carly Simon, as well as hip hop head-nodders by Pharcyde, UMCs and the mysterious M.C.A.D. Plus some heavy soul reinvention from Cee-Lo and Palov & Mishkin, and Canadian hiphop flavors with a classic Monolith posse cut and new Specifics and Nish Raawks.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Camero

Show 617

Show 617: Rock the House Y'all: We take an excursion through some of the funkiest rock breaks from The Grodeck Whipperjenny, Rare Earth, Jimi Hendrix, Ballin' Jack and more, courtesy of the Cheeba Cheeba Kid. Plus: MC Eiht joins space funk ambassador Dam-Funk on "Hood Pass Intact", Narcicyst drops the first track off his upcoming "Asthmatic" mixtape, and Grant Green and Eddie Henderson deliver jazz-steeped funk selections.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 616

Show 616: WEFUNK pays tribute to Bootsy's brother "Catfish" Collins and his guitar work with The House Guests and James Brown. Big Pun & Fat Joe drop fiery verses on "Twinz", and Brand Nubian takes on new jack swing with "Try to Do Me". Plus some happy grooves from War and DeRobert & The Half-Truths, and an homage to the Native Tongue movement by Waahli from Nomadic Massive.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 615

Show 615: Rawsoul brings the sunshine with his favorite summertime tracks from Alicia Myers, Slave, Jimmy McGriff, Kurtis Blow, Pete Rock and DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Plus some classic Native Tongues verses to elevate your mindstate on "Sh.Fe.MC's", jazzy selections from the Headhunters and Patrice Rushen, and stretched-out funk jams from Parliament and Marvin Gaye.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawsoul

Show 613

Show 613: Heavyweight 80s Crates: Frank BLVD is back with lots more dusty synth funk & lost hip hop gems from Gordon Dewitty, Shadow, Unique & Dashan, Panache, Ed O.G. & The Bulldogs and more. Plus the first single from Pharoahe Monch's new album "R.A.W." (produced by Diamond D), and energetic funk & soul from the Haggis Horns and Mandrill.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Frank BLVD, Solespin, Alan, Karen, Scramblelock

Show 612

Show 612: Featuring Breakestra's tribute to trans-continental funk, Coati Mundi's bizarre boogie treat "Me No Pop I", a Missy/Slick Rick collabo on "Irresistible Delicious", Dogg Master's electronic phunk stylez, a hot new Talib Kweli freestyle over Fat Joe's "Ha Ha", and a Dilla triple-play from Busta, Quasimoto & Jay Electronica.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 611

Show 611: Ruby Jane picks out her funk & hip hop summertime classics from Lupe, The Klaxons, Amy Winehouse, Youngblood Brass Band as well as a few special surprise selections. Plus: Eternia teams up with Jean Grae & Tiye Phoenix for a lyrical cookout on "The BBQ" remix, Erick Sermon blasts off over En Vogue's "Hold On" beat, and Orgone and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings deliver tasty new funk & soul.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ruby Jane, Scramblelock

Show 610

Show 610: It's Magic: Guest DJ Bain Magique warms up the mix with Brazilian soul, dusty samples and feel-good boogie. Plus: Son of Bazerk's new track blends gritty soul vocals with sample-heavy beats like it's still 1991, and we salute P-Funk vocalist Garry Shider with two of his Funkadelic classics (including "Not Just Knee Deep").
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Bain Magique

Show 609

Show 609: Featuring a new Madvillain joint with the signature DOOM flow over tripped-out Madlib beats. An obscure 90s track by Diamond Shell featuring older brother Biz Markie on rhymes & production. And a selection of dope covers, versions and twists of funk favorites by James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Chic and Jimmy Castor.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 608

Show 608: Caribbean Heat: DJ Kobal digs up heavy, heavy tropical funk from Barbados, St. Maarten, Bermuda & the Bahamas. Plus disco/boogie grooves by Jermaine Jackson and Webster Lewis, new-generation funk breaks from 6ix Toys and The Diplomats of Solid Sound, and new hip-hop joints by Necro, Jay Electronica, and Chuck D.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Kobal

Show 607

Show 607: Guest DJ Marie B keeps the mix drenched with high-proof hip hop and funk from Shirley Scott, S.O.U.L, Tower of Power, Snoop and People Under the Stairs. Plus soulful new hip hop by Lady Daisey, Black Stax and Red Cafe, and laid-back space grooves from the Rah Band and Matthew Larkin Cassell.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Marie B

Show 606

Show 606: Give the drummer some! Raw breaks and crazy rhythm prevail on grooves by Deela, Cleon, Barry Morgan and Ray Lugo's L.E.S. Express. Dres of Black Sheep is back with classic production and rhymes on his "Doin it Wrong RMX." Nomadic Massive and Butta Beats (feat. DJ Static) deliver Montreal exclusives. And we dip into the early jazz-funk years with tracks from Eddie Harris, Cal Tjader and Ramsey Lewis.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 605

Show 605: Guest DJ Son of Soul treats us to an hour-long set of perfect summertime soul, featuring smoothed out sounds from Willie Hutch, Roy Ayers, Pleasure, Leroy Hutson, Chaka Khan and more. RJD2 returns to form with his sample-heavy "Let There Be Horns," and we check out two Kanye mashups courtesy of DJ Platurn and Nick Catchdubs.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Son of Soul

Show 604

Show 604: Scott C jumps in the mix with lots of hip hop from Masta Ace, Saukrates, Gang Starr and Chilean emcee Ana Tijoux, as well as rough boogie funk selections from People's Potential Records. Ghostface joins Soulico and company on a Middle Eastern rhythm excursion, DOOM shines on "Gazzillion Ear" from his latest effort "Born Like This," and we get into wild breakbeat soul by Kings Go Forth, Andy Lewis and The Apples.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Scott C, Lawrence

Show 603

Show 603: "Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal": Rawsoul & WEFUNK pay full tribute to Gang Starr / Jazzmatazz legend Guru, from stone cold classics to key guest spots, original samples and his unsung production work. Plus: heavy funk-powered beats from The Groovologists and 33 1/3 Queen, jazz-boogie gems by Switch and Karma, and a sublimely psychedelic version of "Respect" by Rotary Connection.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawsoul

Show 602

Show 602: Island soul: Smoked Meat Fax Machine dips into the funky side of reggae, including deep vibrations by Lee Perry, Sound Dimension, Tenor Saw, Pablove Black, Prince Francis and more. And we travel the wide world of beats with tracks from Italy (Rubedo Stone), Japan (DJ Honda), Germany (Delicious Allstars), and lots of UK flavour by the Haggis Horns, Kista, The Herbaliser and Featurecast.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Smoked Meat Fax Machine

Show 601

Show 601: DJ Camero's got the chillout jazz breaks and moody funk sounds, taking us into the grooves of Grant Green, The Dramatics, Manfred Krug, Upp, The Horny Horns and "Brother" Jack McDuff. Jay Electronica catches his stride with the Just Blaze-produced "Exhibit C", reigning soul powerhouse Sharon Jones is back with brand new funky goodness, and Nina Simone pulls no punches in her cover of "Funkier Than a Mosquito's Tweeter".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Camero

Show 600

Show 600: Six hundred strong: WEFUNK marks our 600th show with an in-depth feature on the funk dance Locking - its history, the music, pioneers and evolution. Plus Groove celebrates the earliest years of funk with a special '65-68 set, and Static breaks down the hiphop side into 3 decades, from pioneering tracks from Busy Bee and Spoonie Gee all the way to a blazing new joint by Janelle Monae featuring Big Boi from Outkast.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 599

Show 599: Paris Style: Dee Jack rocks the cut with grimy beats & underground bangers by Pharoahe Monch, Saukrates, BK-One, Dela, Crown City Rockers and many more. Plus: Vancouver's DJ Flipout beefs up "Nautilus" for 2010 with Nas' classic "Live at the BBQ" debut verse, and Professor Groove digs into breakbeat-soul heaven with tracks by the Sons of Slum, Smokey Robinson and Warsaw's Grupa ABC.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Dee Jack

Show 598

Show 598: The Cheeba Cheeba Kid joins WEFUNK for a special tribute to Willie Mitchell - architect of the classic Al Green Memphis soul sound. Pharcyde takes it back to the old school with "Return of the B-Boy," Mark Wayward puts a boom-bap soul twist on Erykah Badu's "Soldier," and Static hooks up a special blend featuring Bush Babees over Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Cheeba Cheeba Kid, Lawrence

Show 597

Show 597: DJ Slyde returns with more extended-play disco goodness by Forrrce, Lady B, Trouble Funk and more. Australia's Resin Dogs team up with hiphop supergroup Haiku D'Etat (Aceyalone, Abstract Rude & Myka 9). Plus funk/soul slow-burners from Lyn Collins and Sexy Leroy & The Chocolate Lovelitez, and a sneak preview of the upcoming Nas/Damian Marley album "Distant Relatives".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Slyde, Anthony

Show 596

Show 596: Strong voices: Ruby Jane and Marie-B salute the women of funk, soul & hip hop with selections by Nina Simone, Tina Turner, Betty Davis, Lauryn Hill, MC Lyte, Gladys Knight and many more. Plus a "living tribute" to hiphop icon Guru with heavyweight Gang Starr tracks, solo joints, collabos & guest verses.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Marie-B, Ruby Jane

Show 595

Show 595: Frank BLVD digs up dusty heat for the 80s funk freaks, plus lots of golden age hip hop from the days of drum breaks & funk loops: Glass, Omni, Sun, Biz Markie, The Dismasters, Life-N-Def, Chill Rob G and much more. Del delivers a heavy slice of funk on "Simple Satisfaction," Lou Piensa recounts Nomadic escapades on "Catch Me" with Think Twice & David Rhysphan, and Kool & The Gang's "Funky Granny" pulls on her yellow hot pants & purple boots and shows how it's done.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Frank BLVD, Adrian, Alan

Show 594

Show 594: "Special Ingredients": Scott C gets deep into the raw & grimy beats of Bollywood Freaks, Beggar & Co., Bahamadia, Gene Harris, Jamie Lidell and more. Alongside the blistering posthumous Dilla track "24K Rap" featuring Havoc and Raekwon, hard rhymes from lyrical heavyweights Sean Price & Royce da 5'9" and new breakbeat-based jazz-funk from the Milano Jazz Dance Combo and Burbeats.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Scott C

Show 593

Show 593: Hubcap Jones gets the mix bumpin' with tasty Jay-Z blends, Rustix roughness and funky favorites from Bo Diddley and Lords of the Underground. Plus: bass-bin rattlers from Bumper and Tek Box, 80s synth gems from Cherrelle and Surface, and a spotlight on torchbearers of the Dilla legacy including Finale, Phat Kat & Black Milk.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Hubcap Jones

Show 592

Show 592: Ruby Jane returns with a stack of soulful treats by Mtume, Solaris, Sly Stone (remixed by Moby), The Roots, Odyssey, Angie Stone and more. Static selects a retrospective to mark the anniversary of Dilla's passing, highlighting his soulful side and earlier works. And Groove delivers double-strength jazz collabos, from Trishes & Aladin Sani's "Take My Hands" to Indigo Jam Unit & Flexlife's flip of the Jackson Sisters' "I Believe in Miracles".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ruby Jane

Show 591

Show 591: Blissful Beats: DJ Bliss gets deep into headnod instrumentals and smoked out grooves from DJ Spooky, Kenny Dope, Nightmares on Wax, Prince Paul and more. Soul gold from Mark Capanni ("I Believe in Miracles" dusty original) and Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, heavy boogie remixes by Alien Delon, DJ F.U.N.K. and Masters at Work, and an R.I.P. to Apache from Flavor Unit.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Bliss

Show 590

Show 590: Hot new afro-brazilian grooves from Ray Lugo's L.E.S. Express, slinky dancefloor basslines from The Gaturs and Garden of Eden, Slum Village's new heavy hitting track "Dope Man", the original sample behind Jay-Z's "Death of Autotune", and 4 ladies on the mic to watch for: Voice, Nneka, Rita J and Jovi Rockwell.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 589

Show 589: WEFUNK salutes soul legend Teddy Pendergrass with his classic "Close the Door," we expose the soulful gem behind the Mark Ronson-produced Q-Tip song "Won't Trade" and get down to new generation funk from Gizelle Smith & The Mighty Mocambos. Plus: Black Moon and Main Source put their mark on 9th Creation's "Rule of Mind," and we check out a new DJ posse cut featuring Canadian heavyweights Scratch Bastid, Dopey and more.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 588

Show 588: DJ Kobal unveils a world of Canadian jazz & funk treasures, dropping selections from Les Lutins, Billy Martin & The Soul Jets, The Ensemble Jazz-Rock and Roger Simard. Plus: Del's space rap meets Q-bert's otherworldy cuts on N.A.S.A.'s "Samba Soul," The Philadelphia Flyers and Brownout throw down psychedelic breakbeats, and we check out a rare version of the Outsidaz's "Keep On" featuring Pacewon, Rah Digga and company.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Kobal, Malik, Z.Otro

Show 587

Show 587: Rawsoul joins Groove & Static in the mix, gettin' down on some DC go-go heaters by Rare Essence and Trouble Funk, jazzed-out hip hop soul from DJ Mitsu the Beats and Dela, headnod verses from The Roots and Bahamadia, and roughed up disco breaks from Bohannon, Konk and Brand New Funk.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawsoul

Show 586

Show 586: WEFUNK takes a "Journey into Sound" as Oakland's DJ Platurn breaks classics down & reinvents with fresh ingredients... catch a ride and re-experience Eric B & Rakim, Jurassic 5, Talib, Tribe and much more. Plus: Deep dusty grooves from Donald Byrd and Puccio Roelens, inimitable wordplay on MC Abdominal's "The Hit Song," Kev Brown collabos with DMV's Diamond District & Montreal's Metazon, and sunny soul sounds with Shuggie Otis, Donny Hathaway and the Jackson 5's long-lost Stevie Wonder track.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Lawrence

Show 585

Show 585: DJ Ilya is back in the WEFUNK studio with a solid 45-only set, featuring soul favorites from Willie Hutch and Pearl Dowell, rough drums from Wilson Pickett and Dyke & The Blazers, and Ken Lazarus' fantastic Jamaican take on a Marvin Gaye classic. And there's more... Two special blends by DJ Static (Grand Puba & Outkast), Phil-Marilyn & Marilyn's wacky disco/cartoon mashup from 1980, and a lost Jackson 5 single from Motown's vaults.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Ilya

Show 584

Show 584: Ottawa's DJ Zattar laces the mix with chilled out beats from Didier's Sound Spectrum and Shoes, nice soul from Pamoja and Willie Wright, and soul-jazz burners from Cleveland Eaton and Donald Byrd. J.J. Brown leans heavy on the funk on his new track "Gender Bender" featuring Eternia, and Jay Electronica's atmospheric "Exhibit A" gets flipped by the Narcicyst on "Exhibit N". Plus: Dynas, Tiye Phoenix & DJ Spinna team up on "Come Along", and Brownout and Arthur Verocai bring the latin flavor.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Zattar

Show 583

Show 583: DJ Bliss drops by WEFUNK with a heavy selection of raw funk and 90s hip hop, including jams from African Music Machine, The Jimmy Castor Bunch, Syl Johnson, The Skatalites, Big Daddy Kane and the UMC's. Groove & Static balance out the mix with 3 brand new Raekwon joints, wild funk breaks from the Simonsound and Gecko Turner, and Afro-Rican's classic Miami bass single "Give It All You Got".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Bliss

Show 582

Show 582: Featuring rare 90s tracks from the Flavor Unit MC's and Legion (with Black Sheep & Chi-Ali), outer-space grooves by Ednah Holt and George Clinton, live bands blessed with vocals from GZA and Grand Puba, and energetic sister-soul by Sugar Pie Desanto and Jackie Moore.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 581

Show 581: Funding drive 2009 part 2: We're back for a second week of raising the funk as we raise funds for CKUT. Featuring gems from DJ Vadim and Marva Whitney, a Soul II Soul sample moment, James Brown live in Zaire, and a crazy in-studio cypher with freestyle heavyweights Loe Pesci, SamOsa and Organik.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Loe Pesci, SamOsa, Organik, Anthony, Lawrence

Show 580

Show 580: Funding drive 2009 part 1: WEFUNK throws down hip hop & funk favorites from k-os, Antibalas, Black Star, The Emotions, Gang Starr, War and many more as we raise cash to support Montreal community radio station CKUT.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Anthony, Lawrence

Show 579

Show 579: Guest DJ Ruby Jane's back on the mix with red hot selections from Alice Russell, Darondo, Lucy Pearl and Cameo, capped off with the Hot 8 Brass Band's wild brass version of "Sexual Healing." DJ Static pays tribute with a Grandmaster Roc Raida (RIP) retrospective, from tracks with his group the X-ecutioners to cuts on classic 90s tracks and a rare Lord Finesse SWV remix. Plus: laid-back funk from the Three Pieces and Gil Scott-Heron, and an in-studio visit from the Cuban hip hop group Obsesion.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Ruby Jane

Show 578

Show 578: Soulful hip-hop with a twist of R&B, courtesy of Canada's own Masia One and Slakah the Beatchild, as well as the U.K.'s Jon Kennedy. Mos Def brings in Slick Rick "The Ruler" on the Madlib-produced track "Auditorium" from his latest LP. Stevie Wonder takes a psychedelic trip on "Too High", and Edwin Starr and J.J. Barnes throw down exquisite rough soul.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 577

Show 577: Guest DJ Slyde delivers pure heat from the disco era, including jams by Brainstorm and Locksmith, B-H-Y's "We Funk the Best" and Fatback's rap prototype "King Tim III (Personality Jock)". DeRobert & The Half-Truths show off their wild and peaceful sides on a brand new 45. Star Wars meets raw boombap on Ultramagnetic MC's "Break North". Plus: EPMD's "I'm Mad" flipped over a classic house beat, and another gem from the Wu vault: Pop Da Brown Hornet's "Can You Wu-Wu-Wu?" from 1995.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Slyde

Show 576

Show 576: More or Les and friends bring that "Middle School Vibe" on their hard-hitting new track "Pop n Chips". Sir Ibu and Black by Demand blend conscious lyrics with break-heavy production on two forgotten 90's gems. From the funk side: The Jimmmy Castor Bunch's hilarious "Potential", soul selections from Honey Cone and Leroy Hutson, and dusty breaks & grooves by Andy Bey, Jimmy Lindsay and "Sugar Bear" Johnson.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 575

Show 575: From the soul: King Curtis, Mayer Hawthorne and Stevie Wonder keep the groove sweet and laid back. Infectious rhymes and jazzy production mark J Rawls & John Robinson's latest collaborative project "Jay ARE". And some new twists for 2009: Consequence & Kid Cudi drop new verses on A Tribe Called Quest's classic "Buggin' Out", while Montreal's Sikh Knowledge and friends re-make Smif-N-Wessun's "Sound Bwoy Bureill".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 574

Show 574: J.Period and K'naan team up for a groundbreaking remix project in tribute to legends Fela Kuti, Bob Marley, and Bob Dylan. Swiss live hip-hop band Japrazz deliver an exclusive new track infused with their trademark jazz spirit. Plus frenetic new funk & soul by The New Mastersounds and Mayer Hawthorne, another cut from Grand Puba's "Retroactive" (featuring Q-Tip), and bumpin' Hammond soul-jazz from Jimmy McGriff and Bobby Forrester.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 573

Show 573: Smoothed-out soulful funk from Gwen McCrae and Heatwave, boogie heat by Cherrelle and Skwares, abstract poetry from Q-Tip on "Manwomanboogie", pan-American flavor by Magic Circle Express and Antonio Carlos (as sampled by DJ Nu-Mark), new joints from Grand Puba, Coates/Twice and Notes to Self, plus a RIP tribute set to Slum Village original member Baatin.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 572

Show 572: Coast 2 Coast: WEFUNK kicks off our Vancouver/Montreal phase with certified bangers from Mos Def's new "The Ecstatic" and Narcicyst's self-titled LP, raw funk fire by Laura Vane & The Vipertones, a nice Kool Keith/Cheryl Lynn mashup, and deliciously nasty 80s gems from Bernard Wright, Wynd Chymes and Terry Burrus & Transe.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 570

Show 570: Endings & new beginnings: We lay down one last session with DJ Static in the studio, before he heads out to expand WEFUNK in Vancouver. Featuring lots of Wu affiliated tracks, sister soul from the Three Degrees and Sisters Love, fat blazing synths by The Simonsound, space funk by U.F.O. and Cameo, a Del/Meters sample moment, and a little reminiscing!
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawgged, Fredy V, Meryem

Show 569

Show 569: Keepin' it raw with the new funk generation: Orgone, Breakestra, The Bamboos and Quantic bring the beats and breaks front & center. Dilla pays homage to his beloved "Trucks" with a nod to Gary Numan's "Cars," and MC Lyte is back with her new reggae-flavored cut "Brooklyn". And all the way from Brazil to Shaolin - it's a WEFUNK sample moment featuring Caetano Veloso ("The Bob Dylan of Brazil") back-to-back with Ghostface's "Charlie Brown".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 568

Show 568: DJ Solespin serves up stone cold funk & soul from the likes of Sly Stone, Bill Doggett, The Meters, Al Green and The Detroit Emeralds. Plus: Blacknoize gives "Funky Worm" a new twist on "In the Trunk," Static plays his favorite cut from Toronto's MC Justis's album "Just Is," and Slum Village gets busy on their rare track "Hustle" featuring Busta Rhymes.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, DJ Solespin

Show 567

Show 567: WEFUNK salutes the "King of Pop" - Michael Jackson. Duke Eatmon and Ron Maskell join us in the studio as we pay tribute with rare early tracks, collaborations, demos, classics and behind the scenes stories.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Duke Eatmon, Ron Maskell, Karma, Incksalonius

Show 566

Show 566: Guest DJ Ruby Jane treats WEFUNK to a mix of female vocals, funky covers, sweet soul, new jack and disco flavors - including tracks from Guy, Dam-Funk, Mayer Hawthorne and Nicole Willis. Plus: Wale's "Chillin" gets a stellar remix from Skratch Bastid, Karma Atchykah shines on "Sufferah" featuring Bank of Mount Real, and jazz samples rule the day on joints from Funky DL, Alphabet Stew, Pseudo Slang and Black Milk.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Ruby Jane

Show 565

Show 565: WEFUNK crisscrosses Europe in this special mix of tracks collected on our latest European tour - from raw funk to dramatic soundtrack joints, crazy drums, underground hip hop and transatlantic collabos. Leave the passport at home and ride with us as we groove through the UK, Austria, France, Germany, Russia, Poland, Switzerland, Italy, Hungary, Finland and Croatia.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Manchilde, Dynamic, DJ Alive

Show 564

Show 564: Vienna Vibes: From warm sun rays into summer twilight, WEFUNK lays down soulful sounds from the last day of our 2009 "Freakin da Funk" European Tour. Featuring Jamie Lidell, Don Blackman, The Jones Girls, DJ Day, Heliocentrics, Q-Tip, Dilla, DJ Vadim and much more....
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 562

Show 562: James Brown lets it all out on "Talkin' Loud and Sayin' Nothing", Herbie Hancock & Patrice Rushen fire off scalding jazz-funk selections, and DJ Static cuts up Reflection Eternal's long-awaited new single "Back Again." Plus the hard-edged posse cut "Graveyard" featuring Big L, Lord Finesse, Jay-Z and friends, and classic ol skool selections including Taana Gardner's "Heartbeat" and T-Sky Valley's "Catch the Beat".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 561

Show 561: Funk styles on lock: WEFUNK drops heavy treats for all poppers, lockers and boogaloo freaks, with nasty grooves from One Way, General Caine, Ray Parker Jr. and Zapp. Cymarshall Law goes off on his "Lark on My Go-Kart" freestyle, Madlib provides his signature beat on NoVA Infinite's "Haters Get Mad," and DJ Vadim drops the dancefloor gem "Hidden Treasures."
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 560

Show 560: Hip hop is worldwide: Swiss producer Ilarius gets "Connected" with MC's from Jurassic 5 and Tha Alkaholiks, and DJ Static selects stand-out Canadian tracks, all the way from early k-os to brand new Sikh Knowledge and Masia One. Plus: funk heavyweights James Brown and Kool & The Gang at their prime, Rufus Thomas doin' the "Push and Pull" live at P.J.'s, and chill jazz perfection from O'Donel Levy and the Roy Hargrove Quintet.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 559

Show 559: Familiar faces in different places: Mongo Santamaria puts his twist on the Sly standard "Sing a Simple Song", Soul Assassins rework Beastie Boys' "So What'cha Want" and the seminal reggae track "Sleng Teng", Charles Wright reveals take 2 of "Express Yourself", and James Brown re-makes "I Feel Good" into a funk stormer. Plus: Betty Padgett shines on "Sugar Daddy", Ahzz and Carl Marshall get down on the underground disco sound, and Finale and Casual flow over a hyperkinetic 8-bit beat.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 558

Show 558: "Freakin da Funk!" Static & Groove get the mix banging with funk & hip hop heavy-hitters. From classics to sneak attacks, sample moments and forgotten gems, enjoy this special selection we put together to launch our FREAKIN DA FUNK 2009 European Tour and T-shirt.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 556

Show 556: "King Asiatic Nobody's Equal": WEFUNK catches up with legend Big Daddy Kane before his 20th anniversary tour swings through Montreal. Nomadic Massive defies genres with highlights off their brand new LP, James Brown lets Bowie's "Fame" go to his head, and Dam Funk fires up smoked-out synthfunk grooves.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 555

Show 555: Presenting the "Paisley Park" story: Duke Eatmon & Ron Maskell select the funkiest tracks & tales from Prince protégés The Time, Vanity 6, Sheila E, The Family, Mazarati and Tony Lemans as we take a ride through the infamous "Minneapolis sound."
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Duke Eatmon, Ron Maskell

Show 554

Show 554: Chicago's golden soul comes alive with the sounds of The Impressions, Barbara Acklin and Young-Holt Unlimited. The Sound Providers and The Upstarts get lyrical over infectious jazz loops. And Jamaica gets in the mix, with soulful reggae vibes from Sound Dimension and Shark Wilson, plus a Somalia/Jamaica connect on K'naan's "I Come Prepared" featuring Damian Marley.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 553

Show 553: WEFUNK marks the 3rd anniversary of Dilla's departure with choice cuts from his catalogue plus tribute tracks by Q-Tip and Slum Village (feat. Frank Nitti & Illa J). On the funk side: classic boogie from Gwen Guthrie and Sharon Redd, rough drum breaks by The Turtles and Dr. John, and Afrofunk rhythms from Peter King & Femi Kuti.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 552

Show 552: Special guest DJ Platurn shows love to his hometown (Bay Area) and homeland (Iceland) with a groove voyage from dusty Icelandic breaks to West Coast funk & hip hop favorites.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, DJ Platurn

Show 551

Show 551: Jazz alchemy: fiery riffs bless rough drums on joints by Joe Henderson, ssSlick, Roy Ayers and (RIP) Hank Crawford. The Arsonists jump back on the scene with "Major League," Bob Marley shows off his funky side, and Canada's own Anonymous Twist and Stace Prints drop hot new tracks.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 550

Show 550: WEFUNK celebrates 550 shows with our special 2 hour tribute to "The Art of the Sample": from all-time classic hip hop loops, to the 12 essential funk drumbreaks, to 3+3 of the best chops from the Meters and Bob James' crates. Dig in as we take you back to the roots.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 549

Show 549: "This station rules the nation with version".... Mighty Mo roughs up Grandmaster Flash's "Message", the Jungle Brothers put more muscle on JB's "Soul Power", and Afrodisiac Soundsystem throws down a heavy Lakeside/Dimples D mashup. Plus the comical genius of Thirstin Howl III, Ludacris & Primo's new collabo track "M.V.P.," RZA-produced heat from the "Afro Samurai Resurrection" soundtrack, and three rare Sly Stone treats from the vault.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 548

Show 548: Montreal artists hit the ground running in 2009 with a slew of choice tracks. Plus three newly revealed Biggie demo cuts off the "Notorious" soundtrack, some disco-fied funk from Funkadelic, Bottom & Co. and the Mighty Ryeders, and a nod to the legendary Freddie Hubbard and his classic "Sky Dive," as sampled in Souls of Mischief's "A Name I Call Myself."
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 547

Show 547: Scott Down & DJ Cutler represent Buffalo NY with their "716 Lesson", Brooklyn Funk Essentials and Vaughn Mason get grimy with the synth bass, and DJ Static rocks the classic "Pussyfooter" break from Ultramagnetic MC's "Moe Luv's Theme". Plus a blazing blend of Red & Meth's "How High" with the "Triumph" instrumental, and some sublime chilled-out funk & soul from Aretha Franklin, Al Green and Bootsy Collins.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Parker

Show 546

Show 546: DJ Static kicks off 2009 with a 2-hour solo set packed with everything from blistering b-boy anthems by Edwin Starr & Frankie Valli, to 90s hip hop from Gang Starr & CNN, and even some smoothed out classics from Bernard Wright and Debarge.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Ziploks

Show 545

Show 545: Roy Ayers and Roberto Roena put their own stamp on Temptations and Sly Stone classics, George Benson channels James Brown on the jazz-funk jam "Dance", and Shaun Boothe continues his unauthorized biography series with a tribute to Bob Marley. Plus: Two star-studded posse cuts featuring East-Coast luminaries including Biggie, Redman, Busta & Organized Konfusion.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 544

Show 544: Common gets energized over electro beats on the title track from "Universal Mind Control," K'naan enlists conscious pioneer Chubb Rock on his new uptempo joint "ABC's," Aquarian Dream roughs up the disco sound with "You're a Star," and Afrodisiac Soundsystem and Chico Mann put a fresh twist on Afrobeat.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 542

Show 542: Guest DJ Rawsoul drops hard 80s boogie, soul vocals and jazz funk, from Steve Arrington to Baby Huey and Jimmy McGriff. Plus major heat from Wu affiliate 9th Prince, and the original '92 track "Doo Doo Brown" that spawned the Baltimore club sound.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Rawsoul

Show 541

Show 541: Funding drive week 2: WEFUNK brings together some of our favorite Montreal artists for a show full of fundraising, live flavor and funk & hip hop favorites.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Lotus, Fredy V, Malika, Think Twice

Show 540

Show 540: WEFUNK unleashes solid gold funk from Eddie Bo and George Duke, heavy-hitting hip hop by Illa J and Elucid, as well as a brand new Tony Ezzy track as we kick off our first show of the CKUT Funding Drive.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Nesha, Tony Ezzy

Show 539

Show 539: The Pointer Sisters and Baby Huey throw down grimy funk, The Isley Brothers and Ike & Tina Turner get raw, and J.Period & Q-Tip drop the timely new "Q-Tip for President." Plus a live in-studio cypher featuring Organized Konfusion's legendary Prince Po and fellow "Ice Bears Tour" MCs Edreys and Paulie Rhymes.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Prince Po, Edrys, Pauly Rhyme, Tone X, Osa

Show 538

Show 538: Hot-buttered soul on Q-Tip & Dilla's "Move", abstract offerings from Prince Po and Diverse, lots of devilish funk and spooky soul, a quirky James Brown cover by Werner Müller, and rugged 90s tracks featuring Lord Finesse, O.C. and Mobb Deep.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Jesse Walker

Show 537

Show 537: Cookin' with breaks: Kraak & Smaak and Bugz in the Attic bring bold new flavors, The New Mastersounds and The Diplomats of Solid Sound deliver fresh rough funk, and Sly Stone's under-appreciated "Underdog" gets flipped nicely by The Mighty Underdogs. Plus a hip hop odyssey, all the way from the crucial 80s electro track "Boogie Down (Bronx)" to brand new Jake One w/ MF DOOM and DJ Babu with M.O.P.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 536

Show 536: Featuring new standout tracks from Madlib the Beat Konducta, Black Milk and Canada's own DJ Nana, feel-good disco breaks from the Family Tree and Positive Force, a Sharon Jones favorite retouched by DJ Spinna, plus an exclusive Static blend pairing Nice & Smooth's signature flow over a nasty N.E.R.D. beat.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 534

Show 534: Shaun Boothe breaks down the chronicle of James Brown, Stevie Wonder shines in a rare live recording from 1973, and Parliament and Herbie Hancock bring the fat synth basslines. Plus a double shot of GZA: "Alphabets" from his new "Protools" LP as well as a GZA/Ray Charles remix courtesy of the Dysposable Heroes.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Bus

Show 533

Show 533: Lyrical heavyweights Elzhi and Royce da 5'9" spit fire on "Motown 25", George Clinton puts a twist on the classic "Mothership Connection" and Rare Gems Odyssey ponders "What is Funk?" Plus golden soul by Leroy Hutson and new West Coast bangers by Strong Arm Steady and People Under the Stairs.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 532

Show 532: Firing up the "funk box": WEFUNK digs into some of the earliest drum machine funk, some recent Swedish Afrobeat from Sofi Hellborg and a Sly Stone/LL Cool J sample moment. Plus a slice of Montreal flavor, from the infectious synth funk of Tony Ezzy and Payz Play to Corey E's poetic musing.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Tony Ezzy, Corey

Show 531

Show 531: Bobby Byrd and Dyke & The Blazers lay down some full-on funk, Herbie Hancock and Frank Strazzeri inject the jazz flavor, Madlib freaks the funk with Defari on "Gamble on Ya Boy," Carl Holmes and Joe Bataan provide 'nuff percussion & breaks, and DJ Nu-Mark gives a mesmerizing remix treatment to Pharcyde's classic "4 Better or 4 Worse."
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 530

Show 530: New heat from Large Professor, Umar Bin Hassan and Termanology (f/ Primo), new-generation funk from Karl Hector & The Malcouns and Sharon Jones, and stone cold classics by Lowell Fulsom and James Brown. Plus a live-in-studio cypher featuring the legendary Brooklyn Academy and Montreal's own Velvet Trench Vibes with D-Shade.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Brooklyn Academy, Velvet Trench Vibes, D-Shade, Perry, George

Show 528

Show 528: Lil Sci and acclaimed producer Carlos Niño team up on the massive new track "Freedom". Little Royal, Joe Tex and Chuck Carbo (RIP) pound out grimy funk burners. Plus soul classics from RAMP and the Dramatics, an EWF/Brand Nubian sample moment and blazing new singles from Joell Ortiz, The Good People, and DJ Revolution featuring "The Teacha" KRS-One.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 527

Show 527: Tales of the Purple One: WEFUNK digs into Prince's funkiest moments in special feature show with guests Duke Eatmon and Ron Maskell.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Duke Eatmon, Ron

Show 526

Show 526: From homegrown to international: DJ Static shines the spotlight on new European hip hop, Mtl's Karma & Lotus return to speak on their latest album "Honest Truth", and NYC artists J-Illa & Kaloket drop by to show their stuff. Plus loads of soulful funk, funky soul and soul-jazz from Marva Whitney, "Brother" Jack McDuff, Mel & Tim, The Soul Children, Blue Mitchell and more.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Lotus, Karma, J-Illa, Kaloket

Show 525

Show 525: The JBs ask the age old question "I'm Paying Taxes, What Am I Buying?" AZ spits fire on his new track "The Secret" featuring Raekwon and Charlie Rock. Plus rough & raw funk from James Young and Lee Fields, scorching latin from The Alexander Review and Irakere, and foundational old school cuts by World of Mouth, Rock Master Scott, U.T.F.O. and more.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 524

Show 524: Tanya Morgan drops their blazing new anthem "Shake It Off", KRS-One & Que B.I.L.L.A.H. get back to basics with "Today's Lesson", and the Soul Believers and Ray Barretto get the soul drums pounding. Plus Al Green old & new, from 2008's "Just for Me" to the signature drums of "I'm Glad You're Mine" (back to back with Eric B & Rakim's "Mahogany").
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 522

Show 522: Pop what ya got: Milez Benjiman, Mtume, One Way and Roger & Zapp bring the groove back to fat basslines and claps. J-Live drops another classic narrative on the brand new "Ooweee", and Montreal beatsmith Think Twice shares a new exclusive. Plus funky soul from Lyn Collins and Ann Bailey, and some Wu joints old and new, including a stellar featuring on the "Real Live Sh*t" remix.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 521

Show 521: Vox Sambou from Nomadic Massive gives WEFUNK a tour of his new solo album "Lakay". Vernon Burch, Edwin Starr and Bigfoot reveal the rough underbelly of the disco era. And Static drops a fiery uptempo hip hop set finishing off with a Jungle Brothers/People's Choice sample moment.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Vox Sambou, Lou Piensa, Butta Beats, Rawgged

Show 520

Show 520: King Reign enlists Pharoahe Monch for the feel-good summer jam "One More Time". Kylie Auldist unleashes the funk sound from down under, and Sam Sparro and Saravah Soul weigh in with new heavyweight tracks. Plus certified hip hop classics by Kurtis Blow and Latee, and a West Coast excursion with King Tee, Alkaholiks, Conscious Daughters and the "Aqua Boogie" bump of Ice Cube's "Dirty Mack".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 519

Show 519: Diddley-tis: WEFUNK pays tribute to the "black gladiator", blues/r&b/rock pioneer Bo Diddley. The soul keeps flowing with positive vibes from Jamie Lidell and Ben Westbeech (+ Dap Kings), plus solid new hip hop tracks by Lil' Dap, RZA, Herbalizer featuring Jean Grae, and Praverb. And everyone's favorite back-in-the-day music medium, the cassette tape, finally gets proper dues in Blacastan's "Life of a Tape".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 518

Show 518: "It's Nothing" shows you still can't test Rakim Allah in 2008! Hammond legend Jimmy McGriff (RIP) struts his funk side, and unsung Afrofunk pioneer Geraldo Pino gets "Heavy Heavy Heavy" in the groove. Plus two monster all-star posse cuts (featuring Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Nas and more) and a back-to-back-to-back sample moment with Lord Finesse, Biggie and James Brown.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 517

Show 517: Iftin and Aleke Kanonu throw down rough & tough Somali and Nigerian grooves. Masia One blesses WEFUNK with an exclusive from her upcoming album "Pulau", and The Roots still "Get Busy" 8 albums deep. Plus uptempo funk hype from The Sweet Vandals, Stony Island Band and Phillip Wright, and Midwest hip hop niceness by Idris Goodwin, Black Milk, One Be Lo, Platinum Pied Pipers & Invincible.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 516

Show 516: Jazz vibes across space and time: From a rare Ed O.G. track featuring the Last Poets' Umar bin Hassan to brand new Swiss hip hop by the APT. Percussion masters Mongo Santamaria, Ray Barretto and Charly Antolini pound out pure latin fire. And the soul light beams on with new songs by Jamie Lidell and the still incredible Al Green.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 515

Show 515: WEFUNK rounds up another Funding Drive cypher featuring the inimitable Loe Pesci, Butta Beats, Lou Piensa and Blackbird. And at last, the much-sought secret of one of our new intros is revealed: Midnight Express' monster boogie track "Danger Zone".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Lou Piensa, Blackbird, Loes, Ziploks, Nesha, Uwe

Show 514

Show 514: The Roots' new "75 Bars" is a one-verse monster with Black Thought at his fiercest. Plus indie classics "The Life" by Mystic and "Return" by Self Scientific, Roy Ayers' underrated "Funky Motion", a trio of Sly Stone picks, and legendary breakbeat munitions from the Soul Searchers and the Dynamic Corvettes.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 513

Show 513: Dusting off treasures from the vaults: Lyn Collins' rare 1972 live recording in Switzerland, Sly & The Family Stone's first ever single "I Ain't Got Nobody", and 90s goodness from MC Lyte, MC Breed, and never-released Dr. Butcher. Plus WEFUNK gets funky for you with a Nice & Smooth/Parliament sample moment, some fierce new funk from Baby Charles, and an interview with Mohawk crew FBI about their take on native hip hop.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, FBI

Show 512

Show 512: Ladybug Mecca lends her sultry vocals to Common's "The People" remix, Outkast is in top form on "Royal Flush" (featuring Raekwon), and Q-Tip revisits "Midnight" with Cool & Dre on production. Bo Diddley and Jimmy Smith demonstrate the smooth art of seduction with "Take It All Off" & "Give Up the Booty", plus the many faces of Busta Rhymes — from 90s headnod joints to his brand new "Don't Touch Me".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 511

Show 511: EPMD, Jay-Z and da Alkaholiks take turns riding the foundational "7 Minutes of Funk" break, plus thick slabs of funk from Osaka Monaurail, the Headhunters, Maze and Louis Chachere, and new hip hop joints by Guilty Simpson, Thirstin Howl and Edreys.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 509

Show 509: WEFUNK catches up with AG (of Showbiz & AG and DITC) about his current projects, including the brand new exclusive "Keep It Going (The Grind)" with OC. Plus a spotlight on Montreal emcees Narcicyst and Rugged Intellect, and exquisite deep soul & funk from Eddie Palmieri & The Harlem River Drive, Henryk Debich, David McCallum and Cymande.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Narcicyst, Rugged Intellect, Adam Sampler, Jesse Walker

Show 508

Show 508: Crucial ol' skool cuts by Sugar Bear and Spoonie Gee, an all-time Canadian classic "Money or Love", and raw new generation funk from The Lions, Lack of Afro and Erykah Badu. The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble reinvents the b-boy classic "Shaft in Africa", and Sputnik Brown switches up their vibe on their latest "Unadulterated (Remix)".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Melissa Wheeler

Show 507

Show 507: School's in session: WEFUNK brings in radio veteran Duke Eatmon for a black history month special weaving together dramatic stories of funk, soul & hip-hop icons and the social and political dimensions of their music.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Duke Eatmon

Show 506

Show 506: Gnarls Barkley updates the classic Motown sound on "Run", the Mighty Underdogs bring back fun and positivity on "Bring Me Back", plus boogie classics from Central Line and Mtume, Slave's drugged-out "Warning", and serious new heaters from Akrobatik, Guilty Simpson, Minnesota and Ghostface.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 505

Show 505: Afronauts on deck: Parliament shines in an extended segment from their legendary '76 P-Funk Earth Tour, complete with Starchild's climactic mothership entrance. First lady of R&B Mary J Blige trades bars with Grand Puba on "What's the 411", Wu-Tang and Conflict come with that rugged Staten Island sound, and Jersey represents with two serious posse cuts, "Cowboys" and "Jersey Dozen".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Jon E

Show 504

Show 504: Now Born Click makes the beat bang on their '93 classic "Now Born Soldiers." Ill Insanity and Q-Bert come correct with turntable techniques on "Five Fingers of Death." The funk struts, strikes and twists with standout tracks by the Gaturs, Sugar Billy and Maceo & All The King's Men. The Lions come with a fresh slab of afro-reggae funk, and Static dips into Montreal's hip hop flavors with tracks by Preach, Cordata and Manchilde.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 502

Show 502: Static drops hip-hop gems from all eras, from 90s Bush Babees and Lord Finesse to brand new Treach and Keelay & Zaire. The Beatles, Bob Marley and James Brown get re-touched in a trio of funk covers. Moussa Doumbia and Mombasa invoke the groove of Mother Africa, and the Artifacts rip rhymes over Galt MacDermot's haunting "Ripped Open by Metal Explosions".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Angela, Dr. J

Show 501

Show 501: Soundtrack attack: soul & suspense from the scenes of Shaft's Big Score, The Streets of San Francisco and Slaughter's Big Rip-Off. Stahhr, Apani B Fly, Incks and Amanda Diva represent lovely for the queendom of hip hop. Herbie Hancock and Big Band Katowice cook up rough jazz breaks, and Static makes the connection from Ultimate Force to Diamond D to Black Sheep.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 500

Show 500: WEFUNK celebrates our 500th show with another classic live session featuring some of Montreal's finest emcees, vocalists, beatboxes and live trumpet, mixed to perfection with bangin' beats and heavyweight funk.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Lotus, Karma, Butta Beats, Think Twice, Blackbird, Noé, Fredy V, Loes, Rob, Rawgged, Malika, Meryem

Show 499

Show 499: WEFUNK digs into Ike Turner's rhythm & grit and serves up two choice cuts from Poland's little known funk era. Montreal's own Bank of Mount Real blesses us with an exclusive collabo track produced by the UK's Ghosttown, as well as a fresh 12" ("Monk Swing") from Andy William's new compilation "Variations in Time". Pete Rock & CL flip a classic Jackson 5 sample on "Appreciate".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Lotus, Mr. Goodvibes, Sikh Knowledge

Show 498

Show 498: Kool G Rap paints a grimy picture of New York street life over a soulful Fatback sample. Rotary Connection and Shuggie Otis weave dream-like soul with a funk touch. And hard beats meet hard rhymes with Public Enemy, Intelligent Hoodlum, Antoinette, Ice-T and more.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 497

Show 497: Raw chase scene adrenaline by the Bar-Kays and Quincy Jones, twangy down home soul from Aretha and Anthony Hamilton, more natural Sputnik goodness, a Jerry Butler/Method Man sample moment, and a sneak preview of Nicolay & Kay's upcoming project "TIME:LINE".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 496

Show 496: Lost for words: El Michels Affair, Booker T & The MG's and The Crusaders come through with powerful soul instrumentals. The D.O.C. gets funky over the break from Foster Sylvers' classic "Misdemeanor". And DJ Static brings you the usual 90s niceness from Nas, Beatnuts, LOTUG, Pharcyde and Fugees, plus new tracks from Statik Selektah, Supastition and DJ Muggs.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 495

Show 495: Frankie Cutlass dips into that George Duke Moog funk on "The Cypher Pt. 3", featuring Biz, Kane, Craig G and Roxanne Shanté. Rolando Matias & the Afro-Rican Ensemble fuse the spirit of Rahsaan Roland Kirk with hip hop, free jazz and turntablism on the epic "Involuntary Emancipation". Plus soundtrack gems from Roy Budd and The Four Tops, and blazing beats & breaks from Blackbusters, Brownout and Junie Morrison.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Adrian

Show 493

Show 493: James Brown stretches out the funk on his epic "Escape-ism", Brownout sparks some slow-burn grooves, Marco Polo proves his mettle with another bomb track featuring Large Pro, J-Live and Ghostface revisit classic breaks, and Static takes you back with vintage Jay-Z "Can't Get With That" and Camp Lo's 1st single, "Coolie High".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 492

Show 492: WEFUNK checks out joints from Montreal producer Sikh Knowledge's "Nu High" album, a blend of dancehall, Dilla-style soul and real-talk lyrics. Plus late funk jams from Parliament, One Way and Bernard Wright, and an uptempo set of soul-jazz, latin and brazilian grooves featuring Shirley Scott, Elvin Jones and João Donato.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 491

Show 491: Fat synths and raw breaks from Alan Tew and Manzel, drum heavy disco re-edits from John Davis & The Monster Orchestra and Sine, two sublime soul samples from Common, and a select sample of today's best indie hiphop, from Sputnik Brown (the future of boombap?) to Madlib & Karriem Riggins' Supreme Team to DJ Premier's latest project NYGz.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Tone X

Show 490

Show 490: Y Society drops breakneck rhymes over a smoldering jazz breakbeat, King Britt and Mr. Lif bring new life to Quincy Jones' cinematic "They Call Me Mr. Tibbs", and The Voices of East Harlem, Ballin' Jack, BT Express and Donald Byrd deliver exquisite soul, funk & jazz grooves.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 488

Show 488: DJ Static brings you that New York ish from classic Showbiz & AG to brand new Camp Lo and Wu-Tang. Professor Groove slings uptempo soul from Willie Hutch and Nina Simone, jazz beats from O'Donel Levy and Patrice Rushen, plus a Melvin van Peebles medley from blaxploitation's original epic, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 487

Show 487: WEFUNK pays tribute to "I Know You Got Soul" legend Bobby Byrd, longtime sideman to James Brown. DJ Static plays some favorite new releases from Hezekiah, The U.N. and Planet Asia, plus a WEFUNK exclusive from Show & AG. And the horns get blowin' on some percolating, nasty funk by Houston Person, The Ohio Players and Roy Lee Johnson.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 486

Show 486: WEFUNK enlists ol' skool specialist Frank BLVD to lay down a set of rare 80's grooves, from Mammatapee's "Monster Fun" to Supreme DJ Nyborn's "Versatility".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Frank BLVD

Show 485

Show 485: Talib is back in top form on "Hostile Gospel" from his new LP, along with some recent collabo tracks. Uncle Louie, Discobolos and Orange Krush lay down heavy disco breaks, handclaps and funky basslines. Gwen McCrae and Sister Nancy get the sample moment treatment, blended with Boss' "Deeper" and the Main Source classic "Just Hangin' Out".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Fon

Show 484

Show 484: WEFUNK throws down new funk releases from Mr. President, Speedometer and East of Underground, plus fresh new hip hop from Mick Luter, Ozy, and Gemini featuring Lupe Fiasco. Masta Killa & ODB rep the Wu lovely over Quincy Jones' Sanford & Son theme, and DJ Rogers, Ray Charles and The Ohio Players get to grips with the grimy side of life.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 483

Show 483: Giants of soul: Raw tracks from The Impressions and Merry Clayton, a psychedelic soul trip from Cane and Able, and classic breaks by Sly, Joe Tex and The Detroit Emeralds. WEFUNK takes a transatlantic sonic excursion with new Speech Defect (Sweden) and DJ Brasco (France), Abdominal comes correct with signature flow & funkdafied production, and DJ Static dusts off two all-time favorites: Mos Def's "Love" and the Slum V remix of Daft Punk's "Aerodynamic".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 482

Show 482: Guru and Superproducer Solar speak to WEFUNK about the latest Jazzmatazz, their new label Seven Grand, the state of hiphop and much more. Plus... Bootsy unleashes his live funk monster "Psychoticbumpschool", Public Enemy is back to mark 20 years of fighting the power with "Harder Than You Think", and Gary Davis, Tom Browne and Nick Ingram cook up three flavors of off-kilter funk perfection.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 479

Show 479: Perfect combinations: Madlib cooks up "real music" for soulstress Erykah Badu with a little help from Blowfly alter-ego Clarence Reid, Chali 2na rides the raw funk laid down by The Second Amendment Band (via Z-Trip), Ray Charles & Aretha Franklin get movin' with the spirit, Speedometer teams up with Miami funk vet Robert Moore, and KRS-One drops heavy jewels with Shabba Ranks (including a special Static blend).
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Seanice

Show 477

Show 477: Gettin' down to the raw disco breaks of "Shack Up" and "Brother Green", bold new funk from Speedometer, more new generation funk from Alice Russel with Natural Self, Q-Tip's new track "Work It Out", and another high powered Jazzmatazz collabo between Guru, Common & Bob James.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 476

Show 476: Sputnik Brown gives us an exclusive jump on their unreleased album, Rob-O shines on a long lost track with Pete Rock, The Nite-Liters provide Brand Nubian's "Wake Up remix" original sample, and Yusef Lateef and O'Donel Levy weld breakbeats to jazz. Plus turntablist D-Styles (Invisbl Skratch Piklz/World Famous Beat Junkies) drops by to flex on the decks.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, D-Styles, Sebastien, Andy, James, Llaen, Ted, Michelle

Show 475

Show 475: Scribble Jam champ Skratch Bastid blesses WEFUNK with a mega-set, mashing up everything from classic hiphop to electro to original funk samples: D-Train, Strafe, Show & AG, Public Enemy, Rufus Thomas, Eazy-E, Junkyard Band and much more....
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Skratch Bastid

Show 474

Show 474: Old to the new: Curtis' raw soul shines behind Kanye's "Touch the Sky" (plus check out Kanye's new single "Can't Tell Me Nothing"). WEFUNK connects the dots from Busta's "New York Shit" to Diamond D's "I Went for Mine" all the way back to the original "Faded Lady" by S.S.O. Plus Jamaican funk from The Equals and (the other) James Brown, and more funk jewels from Charles Whitehead, Rufus, Labi Siffre and Funkadelic.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 473

Show 473: Grady Tate salutes black pride, Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince usher in summertime, Gil Scott-Heron and Prophet & His Disciples paint scenes of vice, and Meth & Red go "psycho killer Norman Bates" over the George & Gwen McCrae original.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Andy

Show 472

Show 472: Digable Planets' Butterfly is back on a new track with Lifesavas, plus fresh new joints from DJ Babu, Polyrhythm Addicts & Common, disco breaks from Pleasure and Crown Heights Affair, and some of that Louisiana swamp funk from Dr. John, Alvin Robinson & Count Rockin' Sidney.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ile City

Show 470

Show 470: Frank N Dank forge transatlantic links with a Dutch double-up, Ed OG does some soul "Searchin'", Morris Day flaunts "Cool", and the funk gets poppin' (and lockin') with bonafide jams from Vaughan Mason, The Isley Brothers & Cameo.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 469

Show 469: East Coast Connection, Ice and Sir Joe Quarterman deliver the raw funk, Common gives us a taste of his upcoming album, and Brassmunk, Point Blank and Marco Polo rep Canada lovely.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 468

Show 468: Nothing but the best for the CKUT Funding Drive, part 2 — featuring special guests Preach and Fredy V live and direct from the Kalmunity Vibe Collective.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Preach, Fredy V, Seanice, Dan

Show 467

Show 467: WEFUNK kicks off the 2007 CKUT Funding Drive with party funk, hip-hop classics and live freestyle/beatbox/trumpet sessions.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Blackbird, Funky Chef, Evan, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 466

Show 466: Erule and Hell Razah bring wild jazz flows, Psycho Les & Co. get live on "Stick Em Up", and Talib (feat. Jean Grae) and Consequence debut new tracks. Professor Groove breaks down a Positive K/Pointer Sisters sample moment and serves up soul sides that'll stick to your ribs — Sweet Potatoe Collard Greens, Corn Bread & Beans.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 465

Show 465: Pure funk bombs by Jaco Pastorius & Lyn Collins, underground disco gems from Brooklyn People, Donald Byrd and Family of Eve, plus old skool classics "The Message" and "Heartbeat" get reworked by Musiq, De La and Ice Cube.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Karma, Mr. Konz

Show 464

Show 464: Separated at birth: Large Pro's "Mad Scientist" and Pete Rock's new "The P.J.'s" featuring Raekwon and Masta Killa. The funk track from hell ("The X-Sorcist") meets Trevor Dandy's divine soul. Plus ruff beats from Kool G Rap, D.O.C. and Schoolly D, and 'nuff dancefloor funk in the mix.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Clarence Ford, Lawrence

Show 463

Show 463: The sisters got the soul: pure gold from The Voices of East Harlem, Sisters Love, Erma Franklin and Little Sister. Plus uptempo funk breaks and a full half-hour of new hip-hop from Evidence, O.C., Dilla and more.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 462

Show 462: WEFUNK takes a retrospective of Biggie's legacy 10 years after his passing. Plus: New heat from Philly's First Lady, Bahamadia, and steaming funk & soul selections from Martha Reeves, Eddie Kendricks and The Winstons (yes, that classic break!).
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 461

Show 461: The Professor keeps the party grooves movin' with four to the floor funk from Roy Ayers, Unlimited Touch and N.C.C.U ("baaaa!"). DJ Static brings you the original flava from all twelve MCs featured on Nas's "Where Are They Now 90's Remix".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 460

Show 460: Rounding out Black History Month, WEFUNK talks to documentary filmmaker Ryan Rowe and Justus League emcee L.E.G.A.C.Y. about a new film on Princeville, North Carolina — first incorporated Black town in the US — and hip-hop's power to confront history and politics. Professor Groove selects soul gems from Johnny Thunder and Weldon Irvine, weird soul from Pattie Labelle, and an Eric B & Rakim sample moment c/o Young-Holt Unlimited.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 459

Show 459: Solid funk gems from High Voltage, Gene Harris, Jesse Anderson and Myra Barnes, plus an original Talib sample from Charlie Whitehead. Lauren Hill shines over a classic Mos Def instrumental, and Static lays down a half hour of straight goods from the golden age, with LONS, YZ and more.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 458

Show 458: DJ Static pays tribute to 80's hip-hop and electro, inspired by Nas' "Where Are They Now" 80's remix. Professor Groove fires off fierce funk from Magnificent Freedom and standout tracks by The Sisters Love, The Flames and Jimmy Smith. Fresh collabos from Amanda Diva featuring Q-Tip, Red 1 with Barrington Levy, and RZA with Big Daddy Kane from the Afro Samurai soundtrack.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 457

Show 457: X Clan is back on the scene with "Return From Mecca", their first release in over a decade. WEFUNK takes a ride on the Cosmic Ark in an interview with X Clan's own Brother J. Plus lots of raw funk from Lyn Collins, Perfect Circle, Black Heat, and The Unemployed.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 456

Show 456: Bridging the gap from Nas and Marley Marl to Lightnin' Rod, breaking down the sample behind Kool G Rap's "Letters", bringing breakbeats with a jazz touch from J.J. Johnson and Weldon Irvine, plus soulful funk from Moody Scott & Willie West and brand new heat from the master of the throwback, Percee P.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 455

Show 455: The Professor dives deep into the rough funky soul of early Bootsy, Funkadelic, Cyril Neville, Chuck Edwards and Sly & The Family Stone. Ghostface and Amy Winehouse bring back that Shaolin soul, and Montreal's prodigal son A-Trak teams up with Little Brother. Plus we check out brand new Brother Ali, and the All Natural camp strikes again with Iomos Marad's latest EP "Go Ahead".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 454

Show 454: Part 2 of WEFUNK's tribute to James Brown: celebrating Soul Brother #1's legacy of heavyweight tracks, his funk protégés and the foundation he laid that lives on in hip-hop.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 452

Show 452: DJ Static and Son Of Soul close out 2006 with some rollerboogie glide in their stride, underground disco breaks on the side, and some choice Dilla cuts to round out the show.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Son Of Soul

Show 451

Show 451: DJ Static hooks up a Nas tribute marking the release of "Hip-Hop Is Dead", then smooths it out with a cool-out set featuring Aloe Blacc, Myka Nine (Freestyle Fellowship) and newcomer-to-watch Georgia Anne Muldrow. Professor Groove keeps the funk ruff enuff (but not too tough for Mr. Big Stuff). Listen close for some foundation loops 'n breaks including a "Kool-meets-Kool" sample moment.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Nesha, Ebony, PhD

Show 450

Show 450: Celebrating 10 years and 450 shows of WEFUNK... lots of party funk, underground hip-hop classics and live rhymes. DJ Static traces a classic break back from Jay-Z to P.E. all the way back to Johnny Pate, and Montreal MVP's Preach, Butta Beats and Blackbird get the live flavor flowing with freestyles, trumpet and beatbox.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Blackbird, Preach

Show 449

Show 449: Busta and Mykestro revisit some classic ATCQ beats, George Duke and Ramsey Lewis pour out some molasses jazz-funk, El-P and Jay-Z bring brand new heaters, and Rufus Thomas shows why he's the Crown Prince of Dance.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Ile City

Show 448

Show 448: No Luck Club blesses WEFUNK with a half-hour live set packed with body-moving breaks and Latin vibes. Plus a James Brown/Diamond D sample moment sparks off a classic late 80s hip-hop set, with a lil' something from the 1st No Luck Club album thrown in the mix.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, No Luck Club, Funky Chef

Show 447

Show 447: WEFUNK gets the lowdown from James Brown's Soul Sister #1, Marva Whitney, during a special half-hour feature. Plus Rawkus is back with their 2nd project Kidz in the Hall, and Static digs up a couple dusty non-LP gems from KMD and Group Home.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 445

Show 445: Groove kicks off with kinetic party beats, then on to lots of fresh new hip-hop from DJ Static. Some dope collabos in the mix (Lupe Fiasco feat. Jill Scott, Diddy feat. Nas & Cee-lo) plus the first cut off the much anticipated "Hi-Teknology 2". On the chillout tip, some funky reggae and a couple delicious instrumentals from the Liparis Nervosa Sextet and the Soul Investigators.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Think Twice

Show 444

Show 444: WEFUNK talks to AG, the "giant in the mental" about his new album, the DITC crew and the art of sampling. Funk & soul moments: Lee Michaels gives the Hammond a wailing workout, the Ambassadors provide Pete Rock's soul source, and Roy Ayers & Fela Kuti forge an epic afrofunk take on "2000 Black".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 443

Show 443: Doujah Raze sets off a triple-dose sample moment with Hairy Diamond and the Ad Libs. Plus more of the rough, rugged & raw funk, and brand new hip-hop from AG (featuring J Dilla), Consequence, and Dan The Automator w/ Hiero.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 442

Show 442: Static dusts off some Wu joints you forgot (or didn't!), the Prof lays down funk favorites from Roy Ayers, Les McCann and Eddie Henderson, and guest More Or Les gets busy on the decks.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, More Or Les, Tash, Moonstarr

Show 441

Show 441: Choice funk from Mandingo, Burton Inc., George Duke and Mr. K (Danny Krivit's cut & paste classic "Rock The House"). Static serves up frenetic beats for the b-boys including DOC's "Lend Me An Ear" (how many classic breaks can you name?), plus brand new Slum Village, Frank N Dank and Jedi Mind Tricks.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Nesha

Show 440

Show 440: East coast hip-hop heavy hitters Pete Rock/CL, Nice & Smooth etc. go head to head with the West coast's illest from Del to da Liks to Saafir. On the funk side we check out beat-heavy disco, Les McCann/Tribe synchronicity and dope tracks from Jack McDuff, Third Rock and the Whitfield-era Temptations.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 439

Show 439: Shing-a-ling soul and breakneck breakbeats lay ground for 'nuff rough funk. The legendary Pharoahe Monch gets nice on "Push", featuring Tower of Power horns. Plus "woman to woman": Jean Grae rides an original Lyn Collins groove.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 438

Show 438: DJ Ilya returns with tasty jazz & latin flavored funk and more Afro-Kats advance tracks. Dead Prez, Madvillain, Planet Asia & J Dilla open the show blazin', vintage Method Man meets brand new (from "4:21"), and Static puts a twist on bicoastal with a Pharcyde-Outkast blend.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, DJ Ilya

Show 437

Show 437: DJ Static starts slow with sum hednod jams, then Cheeba Cheeba Kid gets the heat risin' with a set of boogie beats and disco edits. Static hooks up some classic Canadian cuts to round out the show.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Cheeba Cheeba Kid

Show 436

Show 436: Party funk and a James Brown/EPMD sample moment spark off a classic early 90s set including BDK, PE, and Heavy D. Later on, fuzz guitars and psych breaks bring on the heavy funk (Boz Skaggs like you've never heard!) and the Roots rock out on their new track "Here I Come".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Shadi, Suzanna, Tony Ezzy

Show 435

Show 435: A load of new hip-hop including Lupe's "I Gotcha", a taste of the upcoming Talib album ("Listen!!!") and Outkast strut their southern soulful thang with "Mighty 'O'". Plus a double double dose of funk funk from Osaka Monaurail, Banda Unaio Black, Undisputed Truth & James Brown.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 434

Show 434: Willie Henderson, James Brown & Dynamic Concepts bust out raw dancefloor funk, then Groove cools it out with chill funk & soul from War, Steve Davis, and William Bell's Dilated Peoples original. KRS-1 and Ghostface ride beats separated at birth ("Jack of Spades" and "Cherchez la Ghost") and MCs get loose on the classic Canadian posse cut "Northern Touch".
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 433

Show 433: Rhymefest flips the classic Mardi Gras break, Osaka Monaurail reinvents JB's Mind Power, Defari & Kenn Starr premiere brand new tracks, and beats get served up extra raw by the likes of Raekwon, Kenny Dope, the Whatnauts and Marva Whitney.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 430

Show 430: Keepin' it fresh with new tracks from J Dilla (off The Shining), Toronto's IRS f/ Nish Raawks, and international flavor from Sweden's Chords. Classic Tribe & Beatnuts get broken down to the beat c/o a Harlem Underground break, along with plenty of early 70s funk rawness to round out the show.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 429

Show 429: Static kicks it off with classic 80s joints from Stetsa, Crash Crew & Whodini, then guest DJ Ilya gets into the afro/latin funk and treats us to some exclusives from Mtl's Afrokats Records.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Ilya

Show 428

Show 428: Real MCs get live on two classic 90's remixes ("Flava In Ya Ear" + "I Shot Ya"), Primo sets it off once again with Cormega's "Dirty Game", the soul runs thick with slept-on Sly, Soul Saints & Stevie tracks, and Screamin' Jay Hawkins gets crazy with the "Kick In The Door" original.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 427

Show 427: Classics transformed: Original Concept's trunk-rattling "Knowledge Me" gets touched by Masta Ace & Gang Starr, Carol Cool mutates Diana Ross into reggae-funk, and Biz Markie gets busy with Freddie Scott's soul classic "(You) Got What I Need". Plus new heat from DL Incognito "Live in My Element".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 426

Show 426: You want it we got it: from that raw shit by Stones Throw's Roc 'C', to mellow groove from Noel Zancanella & Baatin (Slum Village), to pop/lock jams by Fatback and New York Express. Need more? Isaac Hayes provides the sample to Scarface's classic "Mind Playin' Tricks", and Mark Ronson teams with the Dap-Kings on... a Radiohead cover?
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 425

Show 425: Static sets the show off with some classic Salt-N-Pepa & MC Lyte and premieres a brand-new Lord Jamal/RZA collabo. The Prof pays tribute to Billy Preston then gets into some frenetic funk, organs wailing & horns blazing.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 424

Show 424: New hip-hop tracks featuring underground kings Talib Kweli, Sean Price and AG, plus soon-to-be-large Lupe Fiaco and Basic Vocab. More of that early 70s rawness, funky basslines & slow-burn grooves, including a Pete Rock/INI sample moment.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 423

Show 423: The Roots drop the first single "Don't Feel Right" from their latest album, Busta shouts out the whole NYC on a new tribute track, and Groove takes two hits and passes the sticky funk, movin' on to a chicken trio when the munchies strike.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 420

Show 420: The funk gets mixed up in rough driving beats, jazz moments and some down low grindin'. On the hip-hop side DJ Static drops a bboy set and some bona fide party joints, plus something by Calgary's own Dragon Fli Empire.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Black Byrd, Ken

Show 419

Show 419: Groove turns up the heat with stompin' Memphis soul-funk and plenty of raw treats. DJ Static gets into a NY state of mind with 90s Grand Puba, Jungle Bros, Diamond D and more. Plus Vinnie Paz and Co. bring fire with a new Army of the Pharaohs joint.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 418

Show 418: Gritty down-home funk on the rough & tough tip, new Sergio Mendes and Fonzworth Bentley bringing you hip-hop with that latin flav, plus new joints from Soulposition (Rjd2 & Blueprint), Bekay feat. ODB, Kero One and more.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 417

Show 417: Groove & Static bring 'nuff heat for another CKUT funding drive show, featuring a brand new Wu joint from Ghostface's Fishscale LP, a new Doom collabo with Dabrye, lots of party funk, and freestyle cyphas with Mount Real representatives Buttabeats, Narcicyst and Loes.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Nesha, Butta Beats, Loes, Narcycist, Think Twice

Show 416

Show 416: Dusting off some old ish: the Rascalz' 1st single, the slept on classic posse cut "Don't Curse" (plus the original sample), and live James Brown from the "Rumble in the Jungle" in Zaire. New heat from Eulorhythmics, Toronto's Rhythmicru, and Montreal's Chango Family.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Alan, Frank Blvd

Show 415

Show 415: Don't call it a comeback: hip-hop legends El Da Sensei, O.C. and Keith Murray still comin' hard for the '06. Plus Montreal's own turntable orchestra Microtone Kitchen, and scorching raw funk including latin grooves from pioneers Ray Barretto, Joe Bataan, Louie Ramirez and more.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Mana, Killa Jewel, Atsu

Show 414

Show 414: Give it up for the ladies: A tribute to the new generation of funk-soul sisters and classic cuts from the queendom of hip-hop. Plus: Professor Groove casts the spotlight on the "new-old" funk resurgence and Static debuts new bangers by Blue Scholars, Exile & Kardinal, and more.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Alain and friends

Show 413

Show 413: Lots of rough, coarse-grit funk, hot new M-1 (Dead Prez) collabo w/ K'naan (Somalia/T-dot), new Deux Process, some afrofunk, a Brand Nubian original sample and choice 90s cuts.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 412

Show 412: Nomadic Massive drops by the studio to premiere tracks off their new EP Nomad's Land and showcase influences behind the group's music. Groove slides from rough to smoothed-out with uptempo soul/funk selections.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Lou Piensa, Meryem, Vox Sambou, Narcycist, Kamau

Show 411

Show 411: Featuring a J Dilla tribute spanning from 90s work with ATCQ & Pharcyde to offerings off his new EP Donuts, a hip-hop/reggae set including new Damian Marley w/ Nas, and lots of roller boogie, electro funk, & rough disco.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 410

Show 410: On the funk side: A groove mishmash winding from poppin' beats to untethered jazz street sounds, hard falsetto strut to boogaloo-meets-the-Tighten Up. Hip-hop highlights: Hot new joints by LA's Addict Merchants, Slow Suicide Stimulus with the one and only Grandmaster Caz(!) and an Aceyalone/RJD2 collabo, plus hardcore 90s gangsta ish.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static,

Show 409

Show 409: Brand new tracks from Public Enemy, Sergio Mendez featuring Q-Tip, Modill featuring Dave from De La, and T.Dot activist/MC Wasun, plus heavyweight funk selections, frenetic New Orleans second line brass and a classic Pete Rock sample moment.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 403

Show 403: DJ Static takes you from '87 with classic Club Nouveau and Schoolly D to the latest joints by Zion I, Pumpkinhead & Rev. Run, mixed in with classic 90s joints including a Crooklyn/Lil Kim blend (BK represent!)
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Rawgged

Show 402

Show 402: New and old blended just right: Wu-Tang's C.R.E.A.M. like you never heard before, Stevie remixed to perfection, a hot new tribute track to the great Diamond D, the original Raekwon "Criminology" and BDP "I'm Still #1" samples, plus lots of gold from the raw funk, boom-bap and sweet soul eras
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 401

Show 401: Static lays down an hour of late 70s/early 80s funk, disco & boogie then gets into an hour of hip-hop starting off with new joints by the Fugees, the Alkaholiks, Talib & DOOM, and a new track featuring Nomadic Massive's own Wyzah.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Nesha, Corey

Show 400

Show 400: 400th WeFunk show featuring lots of party jams for the poppers & lockers, a blazing DJ Static ol skool set, plus live rhymes, beatbox and trumpet.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Nesha, Butta Beats, Funky Chef, Blackbird, Alan, Frank Blvd, Fon, Tony Ezzy, Think Twice, Nadine

Show 399

Show 399: Choice new tracks from Kardinal and Jin, another sick Shook Ones blend, the fire burns hot with uptempo funk and funky hip-hop, then a "jazz is mightier than the bling" set featuring the chill vibes of new Dave Ghetto, Maspyke, Supastition and some Ramsey Lewis deepness.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Nesha

Show 398

Show 398: Old Wu meets new Pharrell in a "Mystery of Chessboxin'" blend, a hot new RZA/Doom collabo, a Roots/Gangstarr/Blackbyrds double sample moment, plus lots of brash female funk and moog basslines.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Nesha, Alexandra

Show 397

Show 397: Lots of funk from the soul side, and a full set of brand new indie hip-hop joints including a hot new track from Montreal's FP crew featuring Manchilde.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Nesha

Show 396

Show 396: Professor Groove hits the raw jazzy funk sounds, Static gets busy with a mid-90s megaset.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 395

Show 395: Brand new heaters from Doujah Raze, Basic Vocab and more. A double shot of classic Big Daddy Kane (+ sample moment), plus 'nuff favorite jams and gems from the cobwebs.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 393

Show 393: Featuring a live set from Vancouver beat-collage chemists No Luck Club, plus uptempo b-boy percussion and new joints from Slum Village and King Reign feat. Saukrates.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, No Luck Club, SunBiz, Think Twice, Catherine, Maroussia

Show 392

Show 392: Uptempo hip-hop for the b-boys, afro/brazil/N.O. funk treats, 80s boogie vibes, a dope Common blend, and new Mtl flavor from Mikey Dangerous and Tony Ezzy.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Mikey Dangerous, Maya, Tony Ezzy

Show 391

Show 391: Rough & tough on the beats & breaks, dusting off some forgotten hip-hop gems plus a touch of reggae funk. Check out Showbiz & A.G. and rare Nas sample moments mined from the extended "More Peas".
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Mabel, Remi, Sophie

Show 390

Show 390: Soul, sweet chill-out funk vibes, deep disco, hip-hop from smoothed-out to gritty early 90s joints. Brand new tracks from Euphrates and Planet Asia.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 389

Show 389: Keeping it 110% grimy from 2k5 back to 1968. Two sample moments and something brand new from J-Live, Kanye and Mos Def.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 388

Show 388: Rare funk nuggets, golden age hip-hop classics, tripped out tape echo funk and a taste of latin boogaloo.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Karma Atchykah, Lotus, Good Vibes, Carlos, Vin, Nadine, Jennifer

Show 387

Show 387: Going deep into the gritty early 70s funk, early 90s joints, and new hip-hop including Kanye w/ Jamie Foxx, ODB, Sporadic, Tru-Paz and Butterfly Toungz.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Think Twice

Show 386

Show 386: WeFunk interviews the father and founder of hip-hop: DJ Kool Herc. Lots of golden era goodness, eclectic funk and a couple sample moments.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Big Rick

Show 385

Show 385: An all-hip hop session: Static hooks up an hour of his favorite new joints, and another hour of heat from the old school crates... plus Jeru doubles and a Kanye sample moment.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static

Show 384

Show 384: Hip-hop party classics, raw & groovin' funk, a JB double sample moment and a guest set by DJ Metrix.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Metrix

Show 383

Show 383: Classic party breaks, hip-hop bangers, two Big Daddy Kane sample moments, and lots of new joints including Zion I, Immortal Technique, Willmatic, and Salaam's Jackson 5 remix.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Blackbird, MO, Menoza, Alvino, Fon, Kim, Timus

Show 382

Show 382: Pushing hard & funky from Big Daddy Kane to classic DC Go Go to Brand Nubian to Lyn Collins to Eddie Bo...
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 381

Show 381: Blistering raw funk, 1990 house party flavors, a touch of Brazilian, latin and jazz flavors, plus new Kanye and a classic Roots freestyle.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 380

Show 380: Grimy hip-hop, dancehall remixes, raw early 70s grit to struttin' mid-70s funk, plus new tracks from Camp Lo, Saigon & Kool G Rap, and R.A. the Rugged Man.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Corey, Jesse Walker, Seanice

Show 379

Show 379: Kicking off with fast paced funk & hip-hop, easing into classics and underground joints including new Guru, Nappy Roots & Jorun.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 378

Show 378: Keeping the funk factor high with bumpin' 90s joints, beats for the poppers & a sample moment triple-shot.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 376

Show 376: New tracks from Little Brother & The Chapter, a hot blend with the new Q-Tip, plus b-boy beats, raw soul & some jazzy eclectifunk.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Funky Chef

Show 375

Show 375: Lots of uptempo funk, 90s west coast hip-hop and a Premier beat buffet.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 374

Show 374: Featuring an interview with O.C., new Pacifics and Radix tracks, rough soul and disco breaks, and a hot Masta Ace blend.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 372

Show 372: Checking out some newly compiled funk on "Impeach The Precedent" and from Soul Fire, some afrobeat flavors, a Roy Ayers sample moment and hip-hop on the chill side.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 371

Show 371: A sample moment double-shot, new underground exclusives & the classic mix.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 370

Show 370: Featuring a Furious 5 tribute, exclusive Kardinal Offishal, funk from the new Cold Heat comp, live rhymes & beatbox.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Corey, Tony Ezzy, Funky Chef, Porn Star, Think Twice

Show 369

Show 369: Funding drive 2005: Raising cash for CKUT, featuring special guests Obsesion from Cuba and freestyle sessions with Lou Piensa, Butta Beats and Loes.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Lou Piensa, Butta Beats, Obsesion, Loes, Scorpion Princess

Show 368

Show 368: Our boy Simahlak is on the scene with loads of early 90s treats, plus a double dose of Static blends.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Simahlak

Show 367

Show 367: A tribute to Lyn Collins, big band jazz-funk, b-boy breaks, underground and classic joints.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 366

Show 366: New funk from The New Mastersounds, Fatlip/Lee Dorsey and Tribe/Billy Brooks sample moments, soul influenced funk & hip-hop.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 365

Show 365: Live BDP, Just-Ice sample moment, Dizzy Gillespie on the jaw harp, and new AZ & Nas.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Jesse Walker, DJ Power, Age

Show 364

Show 364: Long-playing funk tracks, new Jedi Mind Tricks feat. Killah Priest and a Public Enemy tribute set.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 363

Show 363: A tribute to Jimmy Smith, new Emanon, and an extended uptempo funk set.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 362

Show 362: Dancefloor funk, new Z-Ro & Coley Cole tracks, plus a triple dose of the liveness: 1969 Marva Whitney + classic Mad Skillz Stretch Armstrong freestyle + in-studio freestyles & beatbox.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Porn Star, Funky Chef

Show 361

Show 361: Leanin' to the grimy side - new Sir Menelik plus Jean Grae, Soul Destroyers, LA Carnival...
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, The Funky Chef

Show 359

Show 359: New underground joints and 89/90-era cuts, rough & raw soul and a touch of jazz.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 357

Show 357: A taste of new & old joints, with DJ Huggs joining us in the mix.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Huggs

Show 356

Show 356: DJ Static brings the heat — a rollercoaster ride through hip-hop across the eras.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Lou Piensa

Show 355

Show 355: An EPMD sample moment, butta 90s hip-hop, some prime live James Brown, and (I think) the first funk song to use a drum machine — "Stanga" (1970).
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Lisa, Nat

Show 354

Show 354: Uptempo hip-hop classics plus a KRS-One sample moment, percolating soul-funk & some live rhymes.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Loes, Crux Mottolo, Robs

Show 353

Show 353: Static brings the blends and a Diamond D sample moment, Professor Groove busts out booty movin' funk.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 352

Show 352: Mixin' up the 90s hip-hop joints, midtempo funk, plus Tony Ezzy plays live funk and Think Twice drops some new hip-hop.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Tony Ezzy, DJ Goser, Think Twice, Taha

Show 351

Show 351: New Talib & Comp tracks, and smokin' funk & soul.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 350

Show 350: WeFunk celebrates 350 shows (and counting!) with gems from the crates plus live rhymes & beatbox by Butta Beats, Lou Piensa, Loes & Porn Star.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Loes, Porn Star, Jonathan, Seanice, Stefan

Show 349

Show 349: DJ Vadim treats us to some brand new tracks from his One Self project. (Exclusive!)
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Vadim, Nick, Steve, Mason, Sanny, Fon

Show 348

Show 348: Mostly rough & tough - raw funk, fusion, and grimy hip-hop.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 347

Show 347: Featuring an interview with Cameo's Larry Blackmon and a special Cameo set by DJ Devious.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Devious, Alan, Frank Boulevard

Show 346

Show 346: A bonus double-length show, including 80s hip-hop joints, driving funk grooves and some deep, soulful selections.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 345

Show 345: That boom-bap, slow funky soul & poppin' funk.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 342

Show 342: Heavy on the WeFunk basics: raw early 70s funk & early 90s hip-hop, plus a brand new Specifics joint.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Goser, Second Thought

Show 341

Show 341: From the underground to the dancefloor.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 340

Show 340: Takin' it a little deeper, rugged roughness plus a touch of jazz.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 339

Show 339: Just the raw joints.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawgged, Lou Piensa, James

Show 338

Show 338: Freestyles by Golden Boy of the Specifics plus Nas joints old to new.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Rawgged, Golden Boy

Show 337

Show 337: A Nice & Smooth - Run-DMC double sample moment plus NYC artist/activist Hanifah Walidah (aka Sha-key), producer Earl Blaize, and Frank Rodriguez from bgirlstyle.com.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Rawgged, Hanifah Walidah, Earl Blaize, Frank Rodriguez

Show 335

Show 335: DJ Static drops hip-hop from old to new, Professor Groove selects hype funk for the b-boys & b-girls.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Nick

Show 334

Show 334: Featuring an interview with Wordsworth.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Jonathan

Show 333

Show 333: Moderate tempo funk simmered up into hip-hop favorites.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Tony Ezzy

Show 332

Show 332: A bit of everything from the WeFunk crates.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Tony Ezzy

Show 331

Show 331: Grimy underground and golden age tracks, old school classics, hard 70s R&B, funky soul & straight up funk.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Tony Ezzy

Show 330

Show 330: Hard funk & soul, rough hip-hop selections.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Jonathan

Show 328

Show 328: Professor Groove digs out raw, rare & soulful funk, DJ Static delivers golden age & pre-90s classics.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Jonathan, Sanny

Show 327

Show 327: A rough & tough groove mishmash.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Skillnutz, Jonathan

Show 326

Show 326: A thick stew of bubbling funk, gritty hip-hop, and an interview with funkstress Sharon Jones. Thanks to Jon Whitney & brainwashed.com for the interview.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 325

Show 325: Funding drive show 2, featuring Olaf & Omeara, some randomness and lots of begging for cash for CKUT radio.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Olaf, Omeara, Tony Ezzy

Show 324

Show 324: Funding Drive week 1, featuring Butta Beats & Olaf on the mic.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Olaf, Evan, Stefan, Tony Ezzy

Show 323

Show 323: Leanin' heavy on the raw and rugged sounds.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Jonathan, Randy, Dave & friends

Show 321

Show 321: Uncooked funk nuggets & solid hip-hop selections.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 320

Show 320: Tracing the funk vibe into the realm of the blues with guest DJ Andy Williams.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Andy Williams

Show 319

Show 319: Disco breaks, heavy funk drums, assorted hip-hop & the Biz singing off-key.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Dave

Show 318

Show 318: Uptempo breaks for the b-boys & b-girls, golden age hip-hop selections, and raw funk rhythms erupting for another week.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 316

Show 316: DJ Static returns to the airwaves with some underground beats, Professor Groove drops jazz-funk and latin flavored grooves.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 312

Show 312: Brash funk hypeness, hip-hop deep in the pocket
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 310

Show 310: Uptempo party beats mixed up with some chill moments
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 309

Show 309: DJ Static fills in the gap with 80s & late-70s funk flavor
DJs & Guests: DJ Static

Show 308

Show 308: Starts off with full-on hypeness, finishes off with some doubles and chill vibes
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 307

Show 307: Mostly rough funk & hip-hop, plus an interview with Mr. Roam
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 306

Show 306: Nuttin' but flavor
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 305

Show 305: Uptempo funk, rugged hip-hop, soulful grooves
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 304

Show 304: Solid heavy-hitters
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 301

Show 301: Celebrating 300 shows of WeFunk with J King, Butta Beats, Olaf, Loes & Mottolo on the mic
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Olaf, Butta Beats, J King, Kate

Show 298

Show 298: Funkier than last week's fish fillet
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Narcicyst, Mottolo

Show 297

Show 297: Raw, soulful beats and an extended freestyle session
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Mottolo, Narcicyst

Show 293

Show 293: A mix of all the usual good stuff
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 292

Show 292: 90% rough, rugged, and raw to the bone.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Keynaan, James

Show 291

Show 291: Butta and Chi on the mic, solid funk and hip-hop
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Chilan

Show 289

Show 289: Crunchy coating, sweet center, and a classic finish
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 288

Show 288: Steady pushin' with momentum, start to finish
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 286

Show 286: Raw funk, underground hip-hop, dancefloor grooves
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 285

Show 285: A stew of beats - a little of this, a little of that
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 284

Show 284: Narcicyst, Loes, Mottolo and Rawgged drop in for copious freestyles
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Narcicyst, Rawgged

Show 283

Show 283: Hype show - Static and DJ Who-Z (Japan) pour it heavy on the hip-hop
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, DJ Who-Z

Show 281

Show 281: Just that raw funk & hip-hop... plus freestyles from Narcy, Loes, Mottolo and Rugged Intellect
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Narcicyst, Loes, Mottolo, Rugged Intellect

Show 279

Show 279: Steady simmer to boiling beats (and occasional static)
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 277

Show 277: Funding Drive freestyles + beats
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Olaf, Spade, Suhrid

Show 276

Show 276: A bit of this, a bit of that -- and heavy on the funk.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 275

Show 275: Jazz flavors, uptempo funk, underground hip-hop
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 274

Show 274: Heavy on the hard-hitters
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 273

Show 273: Low-key beats sparked off by a Hank Ballard tribute
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, C.L.A.S.

Show 272

Show 272: Funky like old socks y'all
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, J King, Butta Beats

Show 271

Show 271: Uptempo funk hypeness for the first half, followed by steady rollin' hip-hop
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 270

Show 270: Raw like sushi
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 269

Show 269: Keepin' it rough and raw
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 263

Show 263: Butta's back
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats

Show 262

Show 262: WeFunk takes a retrospective of some of our highlights while we celebrate CKUT's 15th birthday -- live freestyles, beatboxing, and scratch sessions from some of WeFunk's best shows.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawgged, Ryan

Show 261

Show 261: Solid funk kinetics courtesy of the Professor, while DJ Static brings fire from the hip-hop crate.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 260

Show 260: Soulful sounds on the 1 & 2s
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 258

Show 258: Jazz (We Got)
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 257

Show 257: Party flavors
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Ryan, Time 1

Show 256

Show 256: Uptempo funk, bouncy grooves, & abstract hip-hop.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, J King, Dave

Show 253

Show 253: Freestyles + Appleton = ??
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, J King, Miyagi, Butta Beats

Show 252

Show 252: The original flavor, plus some fusion & rock tinged funk
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 251

Show 251: Soulful funk, rough breaks, unrelenting boom bap
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Dave

Show 250

Show 250: 250th show celebration - loads of freestyles, beats & craziness
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Olaf, Loes, Abdominal, Katalyst, Alex Robbins, Rawgged, Miyagi, Fatsak, and many more in the place

Show 249

Show 249: 70% rough and rugged
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 248

Show 248: DJ Static reaches deep in the crates.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 247

Show 247: Takin' it back, then takin' it even further
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 246

Show 246: Boom-bap beats, rugged funk, and an interview with Gabriel Roth from the funk record label Dap-Tone
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 241

Show 241: Crunchy peanut butta beats
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Dave, Nick, Sanny

Show 240

Show 240: A heavy dose of the summatime late-night vibes
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 239

Show 239: Smoldering beats for a warm summer night
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Katalyst, Rawgged, Jesse

Show 238

Show 238: All about the breaks -- bringin' it rough and tough
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 236

Show 236: Nothin' but funky dope maneuvers
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Katalyst, Rawgged

Show 234

Show 234: TO's Golden Disciples get wild on the mic, plus some uptempo funk and hip-hop doubles (abbreviated show)
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Golden Disciples, Dave

Show 233

Show 233: Hip-hop a bit heavier than usual, funk all over the spectrum, and a little live flavor
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Porn Star

Show 232

Show 232: This one pushes hard from beginning to end.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 230

Show 230: A little of everything around the WeFunk style spectrum
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 229

Show 229: Funding drive 2002 show 2, with more chaotic live flavor
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawsoul, Abdominal, Rawgged, Chilan, Olaf

Show 228

Show 228: Funding drive 2002 show 1, with lots of in-studio madness, freestyles, and hype beats and grooves.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, b-boys Omegatron and Skywalker (Tactical Crew), Rawgged, Jube

Show 226

Show 226: Featuring a frenetic guest funk set by Son of Soul loaded with 70s/80s breaks.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Son of Soul, Nick (United Diaspora), Jassiah, Fredy V

Show 225

Show 225: J Sands and J Rawls (Lone Catalysts) drop by and J Sands blesses us with a 10 minute freestyle marathon.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, J Sands and J Rawls (Lone Catalysts), Rawsoul, Butta Beats, Rawgged, J King, Fatsack

Show 224

Show 224: The funk gets soulful, a JBs/PE sample moment, and some butta early 90s/late 80s hip-hop
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 223

Show 223: Mmmm... funky hip-hop, heavy funk, freestyles... very tasty indeed.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, J King, Butta Beats, Legace

Show 222

Show 222: Funk from rough to soulful, butta classic hip-hop, a brief discussion of hip-hop issues, and some new Mtl flavor.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawgged, Katalyst, Mad-I-Son, QC

Show 220

Show 220: Bumpin' and bangin'. Featuring an interview with DJ Egon.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 219

Show 219: That usual WeFunk musical mix, plus an interview with Phillip Lehman of Soul Fire Records.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Alex Robbins

Show 218

Show 218: Raw, Rugged, and Funky -- just how we like it. (Check show 220 for the DJ Egon interview that was supposed to be during this show)
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawgged, Alex Robbins

Show 217

Show 217: 2 hours of hip-hop skits, interludes, intros, and bonus beats.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, DJ Spade, Omera, Abdominal, Olaf

Show 216

Show 216: DJ Static runs things solo with loads of hip-hop, classic and heavy breaks, and of course some nice WeFunk sample moments.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Flex, James, Keith

Show 215

Show 215: A double Gangstarr sample moment, and the usual mix of flava
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawgged, DJ OSUM

Show 214

Show 214: Professor Groove plots a journey through breaks and jazzy, tripped out beats. DJ Static tosses in some hip-hop from wayyy back. Sound quality noticeably crunchy at times, unfortunately.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawgged

Show 213

Show 213: Professor Groove brings laid-back, uptempo, and electronic funk, DJ Static drops jazzy hip-hop and old-school beats.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 212

Show 212: Funk generally on the raw side. DJ Static shuffles acapellas and attacks with the funky scratch
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 210

Show 210: Including a very inebriated freestyle by Bless. Sound quality is poor at times.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Bless via phone

Show 209

Show 209: From smooth to rough, featuring freestyles and radio static.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Memo

Show 208

Show 208: Featuring an interview with DJ/producer Greyboy (Ubiquity). DJ Static lays down a couple WeFunk sample moments. The overall sound quality of this show is a little gritty at times.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Alex Robbins

Show 207

Show 207: Professor Groove digs out some breaks, DJ Static takes it from chill to experimental to classic
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Chocolate Thunder

Show 206

Show 206: The usual WeFunk mix.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 205

Show 205: Funk mostly on the uptempo side, with raw, jazz-infused, and mellow flavors. DJ Static freakin' the usual funky hip-hop.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 204

Show 204: Some electronic funk, some harder funk, some older hip-hop, some newer hip-hop.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 203

Show 203: The usual mix, including some soulful and electronic funk along with hip-hop doubles and a WeFunk sample moment(tm)
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Sanny, Nick

Show 201

Show 201: Butta Beats blesses us with beats and rhymes in english and espanol
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Butta Beats, Professor Groove

Show 200

Show 200: A 200th show celebration - a studio packed with MCs, beatboxers, and party people
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Abdominal, Omera, Olaf, Rawgged, Jube, Spade, Brandi, Staav, Sanny, Nick

Show 199

Show 199: DJ Static returns to the airwaves after a long hiatus
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 190

Show 190: DJ Static's last show before his 6-week hiatus
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Rawgged

Show 189

Show 189: Typical WeFunk: classic, rare, old and new -- you know how we do
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Who-See, Rawgged, Dana, Kamilya, Ron & Cindy Morrett

Show 188

Show 188: Featuring a guest funk and hip-hop set by DJ Hassle (aka Rawsoul)
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Rawsoul

Show 187

Show 187: Featuring two beatbox sessions, hip-hop doubles late in the show, and some extra-raw funk
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Butta Beats, Rawgged, Daniel

Show 185

Show 185: A smoldering doubles set by DJ Static, and perhaps the hypest uptempo funk set Professor Groove has ever dropped
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 184

Show 184: Grooves from all over the WeFunk spectrum this week
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 183

Show 183: Butta Beats dials in a couple rhymes by phone, and the funk takes an excursion into slow BPMs, mixed up with the usual beats
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats

Show 182

Show 182: The regular WeFunk grooves plus a double shot of WeFunk Sample Moments(tm) - Brand Nubian/AWB and De La/Blackbyrds
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 181

Show 181: Funk and hip-hop both high on the energy scale this week, with some especially raw funky 45s toward the end of the show
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 179

Show 179: DJ Static drops some heavy funk breaks along with the usual hip-hop flavors, with Professor Groove absent for the week
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Tony Ezzy

Show 178

Show 178: An extended 3 1/2 hour show touching a range of grooves and digging into the long playing breaks
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove

Show 177

Show 177: The second of the year's two funding drive shows - a packed studio with MCs and beatboxers performing live while we solicited funds for the station, featuring Butta Beats, Abdominal, Narcicyst, Bless, Olaf, Eric (Omera), Jube, and Porn Star.
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats, Abdominal, Olaf, Eric, Jube, Porn Star, and lots of people partying and hanging out

Show 176

Show 176: The first of the year's two funding drive shows - lots of uptempo party funk and heavy hip-hop, and the WeFunk crew begging for pledges to fund the station.
DJs & Guests: DJ Static, Professor Groove, Evan, Terna

Show 174

Show 174: Featuring all female funk and hip-hop cuts, and an interview with Miles Tackett of Breakestra
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Tony Ezzy, guest Alex Robbins

Show 173

Show 173:
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static

Show 171

Show 171: DJ Static returns after a long hiatus, and Butta Beats provides live rhymes and beatbox beats
DJs & Guests: Professor Groove, DJ Static, Butta Beats
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