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Show Archive 1000-1049

1036
Posted 2 days ago
Revolutionary rhymes: Rawsoul revisits conscious selections from the 90s with Public Enemy, Arrested Development, X-Clan, Mos Def, and Ras Baraka. Plus poignant wake-up calls from Nas and Khemist, relentless disco heat by The Galaxians, and an unexpected splash of Danish funk from Lotte Kærså.
1035
Posted 9 days ago
Soulist takes a freeflowing trip through international grooves from Chuks Ejelonu, Velly Joonas, Henri Texier, Joutro Mundo and more. Plus infectious jazz rap from São Paulo's Mental Abstrato, another spellbinding rework from Amerigo Gazaway, and unstoppable Afrofunk from Olatunji and Tony Levielle.
1034
Posted 2 weeks ago
DJ Moar strikes gold with classic sounds from El Da Sensei, Frankenstein, The Vibe Drops, Rita J and more. Plus Murs' heartfelt salute to PUTS, no frills rawness from Nottz & Umse, a sky high Red & Meth blend, and a toast to the superb soul of Bonnie Pointer.
1033
Posted 2 weeks ago
Black Lives Matter: This extended episode is dedicated to all the lives lost to systemic racism. We sit down with Nantali Indongo to discuss ways we can move forward as a community and concrete things we can all do to promote freedom, justice and equality. We also spotlight music from the front lines of the struggle from the civil rights era to now with powerful tracks by Aretha Franklin, Pharoah Sanders, Wyatt Waddell, J. Cole and Felisha George.
1032
Posted 4 weeks ago
Scott C homes in on UK hip-hop with Ty, Gawd Status and Juga-naut then launches into reworks and surprises from Aroop Roy, Newtrament and Shall I Bruk It. Plus an R.I.P. tribute to Little Richard at his funkiest, a black power anthem from Salaam Remi & Ceelo Green, and blasts against police brutality from Gil Scott-Heron and Reggie B.
1031
Posted 5 weeks ago
Hubbz finds diamonds in the groove with modern funk from E. Live, Starship Connection, Amalia, Trailer Limon and more. Plus a Polo devotional from Kool Taj the Gr8, exhilarating gospel funk from B.Slade and our salute to soul legend Betty Wright.
1030
Posted 6 weeks ago
Lil'dave takes flight with futuristic sounds from Sa-Ra, TY and MonoNeon, then lets the funk flow with Buscrates, The Goods, Daniel Crawford and more. Plus quarantine grooves from XL Middleton, a record store salute by Dragon Fli Empire and a bumpin retro revival from the Fabreeze Brothers.
1029
May 15, 2020
Southpaw Chop delivers an all-vinyl set of stick-to-your-ribs boombap and original samples featuring Large Professor, 45 King, Bill Evans, 5th Dimension and many more. Plus covid relief from Esoteric, shamisen breaks from Rinsyoe Kida & Akira Ishikawa, jazz chemistry from Skyzoo and Dumbo Station, and a testament to Bill Withers' genius from Andy Votel.
1028
May 8, 2020
BJ Piggo locks into the groove with fresh soul by Benny Sings and Terri Walker, breezy R&B from Aaron Taylor and inspired reworks by Unwrapped and DOC Mastermind. Plus a powerful Prince play from Reggie B, mashup magic from DJ B.Cause and soaring lyricism from Jay Electronica and Rapsody.
1027
March 13, 2020
Zattar unleashes rough African disco from the Ugly Creatures, Blay Ambolley, Abel Lima, Dur-Dur Band and more. Plus pyroclastic flows from the Lessondary Crew, a "Sunny" breeze from Conclave & Seven Davis Jr, and headnoddic bliss from Pep Love and The Get By.
1026
March 6, 2020
dj magicsean hits the sweet spot with 2-step R&B from Mint Condition, Sa-Deuce, Jesse Powell, MN8, and Shanice. Plus a carefree caper from Dreamville, twilight cocktails with Aldorande and a soulful anthem for these "Changing Times" from Frankie Beverly & Maze.
1025
February 21, 2020
Andy Williams dishes out a jambalaya of rough funk by The Grits, soaring soul from Al Green, arcade madness from Digi Onze and a touch of reggae from The Resonators. Plus a sumptuous orchestral nod to Dilla, a dubbed-out dive into "D" Train and sublime headnod from Ratherpapes and Kev Brown.
1024
February 14, 2020
Hip-hop legend DJ Cash Money returns with a blast from his new "Street Cash" release, a behind the beats interview and breaks galore. Plus boombap fury from Japan's Southpaw Chop and DJ Muro, a divine Black Star x Madlib blend, and stripped-down funk perfection from the Meters.
1023
February 7, 2020
Mr Neal and Phil The Gap intoxicate with modern funk and satin grooves from Major Harris, Howard Johnson, Mofak, Shuko and more. Plus a souled out Saukrates teamup with Common, the return of Detroit legend T3, a deep boogie favorite from China Burton, and Moniquea's spicy "Who's That Girl".
1022
January 31, 2020
Sugarface crisscrosses the globe from Brazil to Cameroon with choice cuts from Banda Black Rio, Sampa the Great, Pasteur Lappé and Yuksek & Fatnotronic. Plus a thumping soul flip from Tokyo digger Kazahaya, supreme god flow from Denaun, and ferocious raw funk by Frankie Newsome and Cappy & Stonewall.
1021
January 24, 2020
DJ Victamone turns up the heat on classics with remixes by Bosq, Soul Supreme, Maker, Altered Tapes and Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band. Plus beats & togetherness from Munir, champion sound from Born Jamericans and verbal illness from LOTUG and Ilajide.
1020
January 17, 2020
Ruby Jane hopscotches through new soul and disco with fire tracks by Shay Lia, Black Pumas, Escort and The Free Nationals. Plus neckbop heatrocks from Kool Taj the Gr8 and Cutlass Reid, a slice of west coast perfection from The Game, and Rich Medina's "Magnificent" musings on the heartbeat of dance.
1019
January 10, 2020
DJ Hao2 connects beats, jazz and poetry with cuts from Fatima, Coflo, Seven Davis Jr, Ursula Rucker and Nujabes. Plus bustling boogaloo from Joe Bataan, a fiendishly funky Wildchild collab, flawless vibes from Elaquent and O-Phrap, and an epic version of "The Mexican" from Stretch & Bobbito's M19s Band.
1018
December 20, 2019
Headnod heaven: Pro-V spotlights deep cuts from Canada's golden era including Ghetto Concept, Shades of Culture, Rainmen and Kardinal Offishall. Plus butter smooth flips from Hemz and Flip.Gawd.Dre, a smoldering cut by Mayer Hawthorne and magnificent bitcrushed funk from DOC Mastermind.
1017
November 29, 2019
Foxx Boogie charges ahead with a barrage of breakneck funk from Ancient Astronauts, Funk Off, Sound Stylistics, Randa & The Soul Kingdom and more. Plus the Soul Motivators' salute to the "Modern Superwoman", long-lost heat from Biz Markie, and bar raising tracks from next generation Wu and D.I.T.C.
1016
November 22, 2019
Buscrates cracks open top-shelf boogie from Dynasty, BB&Q Band, Johnny Guitar Watson and new generation jams from Zo! and Maya Killtron. Plus Temu's anthemic "Wear My Shoes", eargasmic grooves from St. Germain, and soul-drenched heatrocks from 38 Spesh and LNDN DRGS.
1015
November 15, 2019
Back to the Bay with mastermind J Boogie weaving together funk-heavy cuts from E-40, Conscious Daughters, B.Cause, Tuxedo and more. Plus K-Maxx shining bright on "No Regrets", soul-drenched new Kanye, honeyed vocals from UK's Lauren Faith, and talkbox gold from Diamond Ortiz.
1014
November 1, 2019
Graham Hatke fires up 3 turntables for a journey through boogie dubs and live edits of Evelyn Champagne King, Toney Lee, Vaughan Mason and more. Plus stank-face funk from Otis McDonald, lowkey smoothness from Children of Zeus, and a breakneck blast of golden era rap.
1013
December 6, 2019
Santa rides again! Marc Hype is back with another "Tis the Season" mix of soulful Christmas treats from Aloe Blacc, The Good People, Kenny Powell and Al Green. Plus a deep boogie find from the Devoted Souls, heavy bassline groove from the Kount, a pulsating dub from Ash Walker and fantastic UK fusion from Necktr.
1012
October 25, 2019
DJ Whut sets it off with heavy disco from Jamiroquai and Kraak & Smaak then downshifts to slapbox hiphop from Diamond D, Rampage and Nems. Plus Devon Gilfillian's Afro-psych inspired "Get Out and Get It", a dazzling jazz number from Sy Smith, and the Temptations riding high on their classic "Cloud Nine".
1011
October 18, 2019
Creeasian plays an explosive set of bboy breaks then spotlights the beatmaker with MPC madness and live finger drumming. Plus boss bars from Rapsody, next level wordplay on "Palindrome", silky grooves from Enois Scroggins, and beats rhymes wizardry from UK's Pitch 92 and Fliptrix.
1010
October 4, 2019
Pete Rock summons the Stylistics for a sureshot sample moment, Bappi Lahiri puts the Bollywood bounce on a dancefloor classic, and Brand New Heavies go off on an extended instrumental workout. Plus spirited diasporic sounds from Nitty Scott and Vadim, loping New Orleans gold by Lee Dorsey, and boogie heat by Gayle Adams and Satin, Silk & Lace.
1009
September 27, 2019
DJ Leg1oner vibes out with luscious tracks from Datsunn and Otis Junior, then summons the breaks with custom edits and rhythmic fury from Rusya Jam Crew and Tutu Au Mic. Plus golden soul retouches by Platurn and DJ A-L, majestic funk by the Mighty Mocambos, punchy positivity from THE PLAYlist & Mumu Fresh, and the triumphant return of Gang Starr.
1008
September 13, 2019
Walla P brings synth driven sweetness with modern boogie by Lynda Dawn and Koolade, UK street soul by Ian Foster and Rick Clarke, and Japanese gems from Milk and HiRO.JP. Plus infectious Atlanta grooves from Earthgang, disco delights from Panaché and Roy Ayers, a beautiful bossa rework by Y'skid, and a hazy summer callback from the Soul Surfers.
1007
September 6, 2019
Gospel takes centre stage in DJ Rhythm Funk Bug's deftly selected mix of sanctified funk and soul from The Violinaires, Jordan Travelers, Mildred Clark, Shirley Caesar and more. Plus riddim driven heat from the Jamla squad, unstoppable bassline flows from Your Old Droog and a magnetic collab from Lee Funksta and B.Bravo.
1006
August 30, 2019
Kobal zigzags from doo-wop breaks to Caribbean funk, heavy soul and boogie with Nina Simone, The Moonglows, Exile One and more. Plus certified dope from The Good People and MindsOne, bright sunroof top rays from Omar & Erykah, the Pendletons' easygoing "Running Away" and stellar cuts from the Native Tongues galaxy.
1005
August 23, 2019
Soul Supreme dives into the jazz funk era with soulful cuts and original samples by Tarika Blue, Lonnie Liston Smith, Cedar Walton and Gil Scott-Heron. Plus Karate Boogaloo's hypnotic take on "Juicy Fruit", a paisley powerplay from Daniel Crawford, sumptuous new R&B from Amber Mark and the triumphant return of Little Brother.
1004
August 16, 2019
Santiago keeps it rough and tough with deep funk from Bobby Rush, Cinnamon Suns, Underground Railroad and Boobie Knight. Plus black girl magic on Rapsody's "Ibtihaj", mighty grooves from Doug Shorts and Michael Kiwanuka, ethereal spiritual jazz from Josef Leimberg, and a perfect posse cut from Kev Brown and the Low Budget squadron.
1003
August 9, 2019
Lucas Benjamin flexes on the funk with heavyweight tracks from Lee Funksta, Otis McDonald, Sly Johnson, Lettuce and more. Plus a pitch-perfect Marvin Gaye blend from Adam Doubleyou, rollicking jazz-funk from Eddie and Lolita Harris, and irresistible dancefloor flips from Kero One and K, Le Maestro.
1002
August 2, 2019
Foxhound unveils a world of groove from Vladimir Konovalov, Les Ya Toupas du Zaire, Mustafa Ozkent, El Opio and many more. Plus ferocious funk from The Right Now, lush soul from Black Nile, and jazz-infused brilliance from E. Jones and SGJAZZ.
1001
July 26, 2019
Mirko Machine drops the needle on headnodic boomclack from Mama Mystique and Flofilz, Moog-heavy jams from Ronnie Hudson and Will Sessions, and razor sharp recuts from The Reflex and Jim Sharp. Plus an island twist on "All Night Long" by La Famille, joyous Brazilian vibes from J Dilla and Tall Black Guy, and another undeniable Tuxedo groove.
1000
July 19, 2019
WEFUNK steps into the next millennium with our most stacked lineup yet! Featuring a ride through swerving breaks and glorious funk from Nostalgia King founder Skeme Richards, LOTUG legend Lord Jazz working his ginsu cuts on a full grip of raw hip-hop and soul, and a conversation with renaissance man Kool Bob Love from the groundbreaking Stretch & Bobbito show.