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Pete Rock & CL Smooth ftg Rob O, Grap Luva and Heavy D – The Basement (JChan Waterwork Remix)

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Pete Rock and CL Smooth – Back on Da Block (JChan Remix)

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Pete Rock and CL Smooth – Ghettos of the Mind (JChan Chickenfunk Remix)

Sample from Cedric IM Brook’s “Chicken.” Continue reading

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Nas – The World is Yours (JChan Simbarere Remix)

Nas meets Antonio Carlos e Jocafi on this remix. Continue reading

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INI vs Bunny Rugs – Fakin’ Jax (JChan Thankful Remix)

INI never really made it off the ground, but the Pete Rock produced ‘Fakin Jax’ remains a 90s hip hop classic. I flipped it with a sample from Bunny Rug’s reggae cover of William DeVaughn’s “Be Thankful for What You’ve Got.” Continue reading

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Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth – Appreciate (JChan Rattler Remix)

Last track of Soul Survivor II, remixed with a sample from the Psychish Turkish Funk Explosion. Continue reading

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Samsonite Man: Live From Planet China With DJ Wordy

Alex Dwyer, a writer based in Chonging, writes about Beijing’s DJ Wordy and the state of China’s (still) nascent hip hop scene:

“A lot of emcees in Beijing want to be battling. The battle circuit is pretty tight, hosting battles for like 600 people a night but [the audience] just wants to be entertained. They have no skills man, they just yell at each other. They just want to see what ‘yo-mamma is…’ on stage.”

“I gave my CD to everybody from [DJ] Premier, DJ Crash, Dame DashPete Rock. I even gave three beats to RZA, who said he wanted to record over my beats. I think his beats are for his movie, The Man With The Iron Fist,” the icons rolls off of his tongue, many of whom have publicly praised Wordy productions. Peedi Crakk was given a track (for free, of course) and is considering coming to China to record with Wordy this spring.

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