Monthly Archives: April 2012

Nas vs Elvin Jones & Richard Davis – Street Dreams (JChan Heavy Shit Remix)

Elvin Jones and Richard Davis’s “Heavy Sounds” forms the bassline for this remix of Nas’s “Street Dreams.” Continue reading

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Elephant Man – Haters Wanna War (JChan Madame X Remix)

Elephant Man, remixed in a David Lynch stylee, with samples from Chance’s “Striptease de Madame X” off of Soul Jazz’s “The Sexual Life of Savages” compilation of Brazilian post-punk.

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Onyx ftg Biohazard – Judgement Night (JChan Piledriver Remix)

Early rap-rock collabos were pretty hit-or-miss – in the case of the Judgment Night soundtrack, it was mostly miss. Given both groups’ penchants for screaming, Onyx’s collaboration with Biohazard (in the wake of their early 90s uber-meathead anthem “Slam,” one of the first musical bridges between the ghetto and the trailerpark) was one of the better tracks on the ’93 release. I think it would have sounded much better like this: Continue reading

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EPMD and Keith Murray vs A Certain Ratio – The Main Event (JChan Certain Ratio Remix)

One wouldn’t think that post-punk – no matter how funk-influenced – would blend well with EPMD. Judge for yourself.  Continue reading

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Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip – Ill Vibe (JChan Fmin Remix)

Flipped this collabo of the two Native Tongue veterans with a loop from Delroy Washington‘s “Chant.” Continue reading

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Cocoa Brovaz – Super Brooklyn (JChan Sleepwalking Remix)

Flipped this Cocoa B’s (aka Smif-n-Wessun) classic with a bass line from Cecil Taylor. Continue reading

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Kool G Rap – On the Run (JChan GMin Remix)

This joint’s been remixed a million times, but it never gets old – this is the seminal crime rap track. Continue reading

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