Listen to a DMX tribute plus new music from Benny Sings, Damon Locks and CHAI

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In this episode of Rhythm Lab Radio, we paid tribute to DMX, who unfortunately passed away at the age of 50. We also featured new music from jazz harpist Amanda Whiting, Benny sings, TYSON, Saba, Yaya Bey, CHAI, Audrey Nuna, Rochelle Jordan, Whatitdo Archive Group and more!

Benny Sings | photo credit: Nadine Maaraba

Playlist

HOUR 1

DMX – “Prayer 3”
Amanda Whiting – “Just Blue”
Whatitdo Archive Group – “L’Amour au Centre de la Terre”
Jeff Parker – “Build a Nest” feat. Ruby Parker
Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble – “Keep Your Mind Free”
Jordan Rakei – “Lover, You Should’ve Come Over”
Maddslinky – “Further Away” feat. Taiwan
Michael Masser – “My Hero Is a Gun”
TYSON – “Tuesday”
Yaya Bey – “We’ll Skate Soon”
Benny Sings – “Run Right Back” feat. Cautious Clay
Saba – “Ziplock”
DMX – “I Miss You” feat. Faith Evans”
Charlie Houston – “Calls”
Michael Kiwanuka – “Tell Me A Tale”
Kadhja Bonet – “Mother Maybe”

HOUR 2

Edwin Starr – “Easin’ In”
DMX – “Crime Story”
Rochelle Jordan – “Something”
Benny Sings – “Kids” feat. KYLE
Automatic – “Strange Conversations (Sudan Archives Remix)
MBT – You Know Too Much”
The Main Ingredient – “Instant Love”
Whatitdo Archive Group – “La Pietra”
Shy FX, Breakage & Break – “I Got You” feat. Tyler Daley
CHAI – “Nobody Knows We Are Fun”
The Lafayette Afro Rock Band – “Darkest Light”
Audrey Nuna – “Space”
Ikonika – “Where Is Your Wife?
Hugh – “Direction (Royce Wood Junior Remix)”
Trilogy – “Brother Don’t Cry”
DMX – “The Prayer IV”

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Listen to new music from Sons of Kemet, Gary Bartz, oddCouple & Jamila Woods

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In this episode of Rhythm Lab Radio, we featured new music from Sons of Kemet, oddCouple & Jamila Woods, Aesop Rock, Gary Bartz along with Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, VHOOR, Genesis Owusu and more.

Sons of Kemet | photo credit: Udoma Janssen

Playlist

HOUR 1

Sam Sanders – “Face at My Window”
Gary Bartz, Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad – “The Message”
Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger – The Creator Has a Master Plan (Kassa Overall Remix)”
Ebo Taylor – “Victory”
Apifera – “Notre Damn” feat. Sharada Shashidhar
Billy Cobham – “Stratus”
Massive Attack – “Safe From Harm”
Oh No – “Oxicity Sickness”
Locksmith – “Far Beyond”
oddCouple & Jamila Woods – “Reflections”
Genesis Owusu – “Don’t Need You Remix” feat. Mick Jenkins
Peven Everett – “Sweetness is”
DJ Mitsu The Beats – “Right Here” feat. Dwele
Pino D’Angio – “Ma Quale Idea”

HOUR 2

Pharoah Monch – “Agent Orange”
Sons of Kemet – “Hustle” feat. Kojey Radical
Aesop Rock – “Long Legged Larry”
Spillage Village, JID, Ari Lennox – “Judas” feat. Chance the Rapper, Buddy, Masego
Soul II Soul – “Do You Love Enuff (Genius Mix by Dillinger)”
VHOOR – “Primavera”
Fugees – “Rumble In The Jungle (Beshken Remix)”
Pote – “Young Lies” feat. Damon Albarn
Dom La Nena – “Batuque -(Jeremy Sole & Atropolis Remix)”
Princess Nokia – “Dragons”
Beats International – “Dub Be Good To Me”
Machinedrum – “Udowndownup”
Irene Kral – “Going To California”

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Listen to new music from Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders, Jungle, STR4TA and more

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In this episode, we featured new music from Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders, STR4TA, Figmore, Dawn Richard, Georgia Anne Muldrow, serpentwithfeet, Jungle and more.

Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders | Photo credit: Eric Welles-Nyström

Playlist

HOUR 1

Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders – “Movement 5” feat. London Symphony Orchestra
Quincy Jones – “Harlem Nocturne”
Satya – “Summertime”
Kiefer – “Superhero”
Camille Yarbrough – “Take Yo’ Praise”
STR4TA – “Give In To What Is Real”
El Michels Affair – “Zaharila”
Blvck Spade – “A Toast to the Quiet Life” feat. Bianca Fitzpatrick, Naaji Person & Zado
Figmore – “No Clue”
Raquel Rodriguez – “You”
Los Retros – “It’s Got To Be You”
Ana Mazzotti – “Feel Like Making Love”
AYLO – “Clairsentient”
Feiertag – “Saccharine 374”
Soil & Pimp Sessions – “Hollow”

HOUR 2

Jungle – “Keep Moving”
Teen Marie – “365 (John Morales M+M Mix)”
David Joseph – “You Can’t Hide (Your Love From Me)”
STR4TA – “We Like It”
Dawn Richard – “Jacuzzi”
Ta-Ku – “Owe Me”
Logistics – “Jungle Music (DRS & Dynamite x Logistics Remix)”
TEKLIFE – “Took A While” feat. A. Fruit
Georgia Anne Muldrow – “Mufaro’s Garden”
CV Vision – “1 The U”
Sa-Ra Creative Partners – “Hey Love”
serpentwithfeet – “Heart Storm” feat. NAO
Nai Palm – “Crossfire / So Into You”
TV On The Radio – “Ambulance”

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Listen to new music from Hiatus Kaiyote, Carlos Nino, Daniel Casimir and more

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In this episode, we paid tribute to Paul Jackson, the bass player who was the founding member of The Headhunters. We also featured new music from Hiatus Kaiyote, Mykki Blanco, Coco O., Daniel Casimir, Gary Bartz, Carlos Nino & Friends, Anchorsong, Tony Allen and more.

Hiatus Kaiyote | Photo credit: Tré Koch

Playlist

HOUR 1

Carlos Nino & Friends – “Pleasewakeupalittlefaster, please…”
Jono McCleery – “Tomorrow”
Gary Bartz, Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge – “Spiritual Ideation”
Hiatus Kaiyote – “Get Sun” Arthur Verocai
The Headhunters – “Don’t Kill Your Feelings”
Thundercat – “Walk On By” feat. Kendrick Lamar
Daniel Casimir – “Safe (Part 1)” feat. Moses Boyd, Nubya Garcia, Al MacSween & James Copus
Coco O. – “Soldier”
Pip Millett – “Like It Like That”
Sampa the Great – “Black Girl Magik” feat. Nicole Gumbe
Cosmo Pyke – “Wish You Were Gone”
Matt Martians – “28” feat. Kaytranada & Badbadnotgood
Anchorsong – “New World”
Nick Hakim – “Cuffed (Jamie Lidell Remix)”

HOUR 2

Herbie Hancock – “Watermelon Man”
Dudley Perkins – “Lil’Black Boy”
LaNote – “Week-End (DJ Spinna Remix)”
Tony Allen – “Cosmosis” feat. Ben Okri & Skepta
Mykki Blanco – “Free Ride”
Ivy Sole – “My Way”
Prequel – “All I’m Missing Is You”
Leon Vynehall – “Snakeskin ∞ Has-Been”
Letta – “Nothing Left For Me” feat. YEAHIYAHAN
Sampha – “Blood On Me”
Milo – “take advantage of the naysayer”
Luke Marzec – “When We First Met”
Deekapz – “Caught Me”

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Listen to new music from Valerie June, Jorja Smith, Ibeyi, Rochelle Jordan and more

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In this episode of Rhythm Lab Radio, we featured new music from Valerie June, Ibeyi, Jorja Smith, India Shawn, Man Made Mountain, The Lasso, Emanative & Liz Elensky, Rochelle Jordan, Brazil’s Deekapz and more.

Valerie June | Photo credit: Renata Raksha

Playlist

HOUR 1

Mulatu Astatke – “Yekermo Sew”
Khruangbin – “A La Sala”
Bunny Scott – “Kinky Fly”
Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra – “Kiss The Sky”
Valerie June – “Within You”
BADBADNOTGOOD – “In Your Eyes” Feat. Charlotte Day Wilson
Ibeyi – “Recurring Dream”
Jorja Smith – “Addicted”
Jhene Aiko – “sailing NOT selling”
NxWorries – “What More Can I Say”
Leon Ware – “Learning How To Love You”
India Shawn – “Too Sweet” feat. Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Toro Y Moi – “High Living”
The Pharcyde – “Passin’ Me By (altered Tapes Remix)”

HOUR 2

Jessie Ware – “Remember Where You Are”
Emanative & Liz Elensky – “Love & Light” feat. Dan Jose & Deoke
Cherub – “All” feat. Natalie Prass
Deekapz – “Higher”
Diplo & Wax Motif -“Love To The World”
Gilles Peterson’s Havana Cultura Band – “La Mulata Abusadora” feat. Telmary & Elain Morales
Rochelle Jordan – “Next To You”
Enofa – “Anti-Entropic Chamber”
The Lasso – “Onyx”
Man Made Mountain – “The Truth” feat. Sampa The Great
Caribou – “You and I (Jessy Lanza Mix)”
Rome Fortune – “Past Future”
Everything But The Girl – “Single (Photek Remix)”
Art of Noise – “Moments In Love”

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Listen to new music from Nubiyan Twist, Dom La Nena, Brittany Howard and Mexican Institute of Sound

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In this episode of Rhythm Lab Radio, we featured new music from Dom La Nena, Nubiyan Twist, CHAI, Brittany Howard, Life on Planets, Mexican Institute of Sound, Pan Amsterdam, Knxwledge, Denzel Curry x Kenny Beats, Menahan Street Band, Mndsgn, Tuzeint, India Jordan and more.

Life on Planets |Photo via Bandcamp

Playlist

HOUR 1

Itakura Katsuyuki Trio – “Honey Sanba”
Ashley Henry – “Battle” feat. Binker Golding & Moses Boyd
Sarah Tandy – “Bradbury Street”
Yusef Dayes, Charlie Stacey & Rocco Palladino – “Odyssey”
Dom La Nena & Julieta Venegas – “Quien Podra Saberlo”
Sault – “Fearless”
Shafiq Husayn – “Between Us 2” feat. Bilal
Pan Amsterdam x Satoshi and Makoto – “Carrot Cake”
Menahan Street Band – “Rainy Day Lady”
Mournig [A] Blkstar – “Harms”
Tuzeint – “Time Will Meet Everything”
Mndsgn – “Hope You’re Doin’ Better”
Boom Clap Bachelors – “Tiden Flyver”

HOUR 2

Mexican Institue of Sound – “Cruzando el Rio” feat. Joe Crepusculo
IKOQWE – “Vai de C@n@!” feat. Octa Push
WheelUp – “Take Me Higher” feat. Tiawa
Life on Planets – “Etcetera”
CHAI – “Maybe Chocolate Chips” feat. Ric Wilson
Knxwledge – “swingmyway_”
Nubiyan Twist – “Tittle Tattle” feat. CHERISE
Denzel Curry x Kenny Beats – “Track07 (Georgia anne Muldrow Version)” feat. Arlo Parks
Brittany Howard – “Stay High again.. (With Fred again.. & Joy Anonymous)”
India Jordan – “And Groove”
Lionel Boy – “Flower Boy”
Mr. Mitch – “Daydream of Me”
Menahan Street Band – “Stepping Through Shadow”
The Cinematic Orchestra – “Horizon” feat.Niara Scarlett
Catching Flies & Ron Basejam – “New Gods (Ron Basejam Remix)”

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Listen to Rhythm Lab Radio’s tribute to Daft Punk

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In this episode of Rhythm Lab Radio, we paid tribute to the French duo Daft Punk, who announced their retirement from music after 28 years of releasing groundbreaking albums and songs. We not only played some of our favorite tracks from the robot duo but tracks they sampled on some of their biggest tunes.

We also featured new music from Adrian Younge, XL Middleton, Chicago’s Mother Nature, Drum n Bass producer Nu:Tone, Laure Briard. Finally, we shared an amazing cover of Kamasi Washington’s “Street Fighter Mas” from Rodrigo y Gabriela’s forthcoming jazz EP.

Adrian Younge, ‘The American Negro’ | courtesy of artist

HOUR 1

Rodrigo Y Gabriela – “Street Fighter Mas”
Laure Briard – “Morena na Janela”
Raf Rundell – “Always Fly”
Barry White – “I’m Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby”
Daft Punk – “Something About Us”
Simbad – “Soul Fever” feat. STEELO
Jimmy Edgar – “CRANK” feat. Rochelle Jordan
Stubborn Heart – “Taking Gold”
Adrian Younge – “Margaret Garner”
Jazzanova – “Behold These Days, Berlin ’74”
Lady Blackbird – “Collage”
Puma Blue – “Bath House”
Eddie Johns – “More Spell On You”
Lord Rhaburn – “Disco Connection”

HOUR 2

Daft Punk – “Aerodynamic (Slum Village Remix)”
XL Middleton – “Where You Get Your Funk From?”
Sister Sledge – “Il Macquillage Lady”
George Duke – “I Love You More”
Raiza Biza – “Turmeric Tea”
Mother Nature – “Momentz”
Genesis Owusu – “Gold Chains”
Daft Punk – “Teachers”
Sistars – “Inspirations (Innocent Sorcerers Remix)”
Nu:Tone – “One Day At A Time”
PARTICLE – “Lovesong”
N.Hardem – “Virgo” feat. Gambeta
Edwin Birdsong – “Cola Bottle Baby”
Daft Punk – “Da Funk”

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Listen to music from Johnny Pacheco, Dawn Richard, Brent Faiyaz, Tall Black Guy and more

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In this episode of Rhythm Lab Radio, we paid tribute to the legendary founder of Fania records, Johnny Pacheco, who passed away at the age of 85. We also featured new music from Brainstory, Nick Hakim, Puma Blue, Dawn Richard, Tall Black Guy, Kaytranada, Lava La Rue, Moses Boyd & Katy B, Adrian Younge, TYSON, Nubiyan Twist and more.

Dawn Richard | photo by Alexander Le’Jo 

Playlist

HOUR 1

Johnny Pacheco – “Maria Cervantes”
Ray Barretto – “Lucretia The Cat”
Brainstory – “Bye Bye”
Adrian Younge – “James Mincey Jr”
TYSON – “Red Handed”
Brent Faiyaz – “Circles” feat. Purr
Puma Blue – “Cherish (Furs)”
Nick Hakim – “QADIR (BADBADNOTGOOD Remix)”
Celeste – “Some Goodbyes With Hellos”
Madlib – “Duumbiyay”
Nubiyan Twist – “Flow” feat. Cherise
Moses Boyd & Katy B – “2 Far Gone (Vocal Mix)”
Quintin Copper & Nas Mellow – “Breathe Easy”
Johnny Pacheco & Celia Cruz – “Toro Mata”

HOUR 2

Tall Black Guy & Ozay Moore – “Black Is…” feat. DSTL, Sareem Poems & Rich Medina
Denzel Curry x Kenny Beats – “So.Incredible.pkg (Robert Glasper Version feat. Smino
Man Made Mountain – “Fire Out” feat. LUCFR & Sensible J
Lava La Rue – “Lift You Up”
Dawn Richard – “Bussifame”
Debby Friday – “Runnin”
Vegyn – “I See You Sometimes” feat. Jeshi
Haich Ber Na – “87 Days”
Kaytranada – “Caution”
Cody Currie – “Moves” feat. Eliza Rose
Komang – “Flex”
Om Unit – “Bristol Theme”
Cleo Sol – “When I’m in Your Arms”
The Heliocentrics – “Light In the Dark”

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Listen to music from Chick Corea, Roberta Flack, Rochelle Jordan, Adrian Younge and more

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In this week’s Rhythm Lab Radio, we paid tribute to Chick Corea, who unfortunately passed away at the age of 79 due to cancer. We also played new music from Shygirl, Adrian Younge, Gabriel Garzon Montano, Anushka, Rochelle Jordan, Anchorsong and more. Finally, we featured a previously unreleased cover of Marvin Gaye’s classic “What’s Going On” by Roberta Flack.

Chick Corea | Photo credit: Sakurai Toshi (courtesy of Concord Records)

Playlist

HOUR 1

Chick Corea – “Matrix”
Roberta Flack – “What’s Going On”
Melanie De Biasio – “With All My Love (Jonwayne Remix)”
Steady Sun – “Truth Is a Needle”
Idris Acakmoor & The Pyramids – “Whispering Tenderness”
Black Milk & Nat Turner – “4 Blacks”
Adrian Younge – “Revolutionize”
Whatitdo Archive Group – “Ethiopian Airlines”
Trouble Knows Me – “Trouble Knows Me”
People Under The Stairs – “San Francisco Knights”
Chick Corea – “Earth Juice”
Anushka – “You My Love”
4Hero & J*Davey – “Take My Time”

HOUR 2

Gabriel Garzon-Montano – “Someone (Armando Young Remix)” feat. Jamila Woods
Kehlani – “Table” feat. Little Simz
Rochelle Jordan – “All Along”
Shygirl – “TASTY (LSDXOXO Remix)”
Bosq & Som Bit – “Luar De Luna”
TM Juke & The Jack Baker Trio – “That Gut Feeling” feat. Andreya Triana
Tom Browne – “Funkin’ For Jamaica”
Anchorsong – “Tunis Dream”
jjjacob – “In Retrospect”
Barney Artist – “Stay Close” feat. Tom Misch
Tinashe – “Cold Sweat”
Archy Marshall – “Swell”
Furns – “Swim Away”
Immortal Girlfriend – “Others”
Sonder – “Too Fast”

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Listen to new music from Adrian Younge, serpentwithfeet, Archie Shepp and Black Coffee

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In this week’s episode of Rhythm Lab Radio, we featured new music from serpentwithfeet, Denise Chaila, Nubya Garcia, Nasimiyu, Archie Shepp & Jason Moran, D Smoke, Black Coffee, Knxwledge, Marc Mac, VHOOR, Figmore, Made Kuti, Femi Kuti and more.

We also featured the first single from Adrian Younge’s new project “The American Negro,” which is a multimedia project released in conjunction with Black History Month via Younge’s label Jazz Is Dead. “The American Negro” is not only an album, but a four-part podcast, and a short film that is available on Amazon Music.

According to Younge, the project examines the chemistry behind blind racism and uses music as the medium to restore dignity and self-worth to Black people.

Adrian Younge | photo courtesy of artist

Playlist

HOUR 1

Archie Shepp & Jason Moran – “Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child”
Nasimiyu – “All Is Full Of Love”
Adrian Younge – “The American Negro”
Alan Braufman – “Sunrise (Angel Bat Dawid Sunset Remix)”
serpentwithfeet – “Fellowship”
Nubya Garcia – “The Message Continues (Mark de Clive-Lowe Remix)”
BADBADNOTGOOD – “Tried” feat. Little Dragon
Feiertag – “Yearn” feat. Oli Hannaford & Tessa Rose Jackson
Idris Lawal – “Wallflowers”
Black Coffee – “Time” feat. Cassie
Yeek – “3000 Miles (Baby Baby)”
J Dilla – “Big Booty Express”
D Smoke – “Free”
Roy Ayers Ubiquity – “Searching”

HOUR 2

RSL – “Wesley Music”
Al ‘ Man’ Muntzie and The Embraceables – “Die Happy”
Femi Kuti – “As We Struggle Everyday”
Made Kuti – “Higher You’ll Find”
Figmore – “Rosie”
Jungle Brothers – “Doin Our Own Dang (Do It to the JB’s edit)”
Denise Chaila & Jafaris – “Anseo”
VHOOR – “Do It (VHOOR Flip) (remix of Cherish’s “Do It To It”
D Smoke – “Sunkissed Child” feat. Jill Scott & Iguocho
Knxwledge – “igotpopyes_”
J Dilla – “African Rhythms”
Marc Mac – “Duppy Riddim”
Whiney – “Mirage”

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