For our final chapter of the Dutty Artz February Mixtape Mondays (check previous mixes by DJ /rupture & Sonido Martines, DJ Ushka, and DJ Ripley), my brother Geko Jones and I decided to chime in with a collaborative submission. For several years, Geko and I have been following and rearranging the lines that connect Africa and Latin America through our musical explorations. This mix, which touches on Champeta, Semba, Ndombolo, Morna, House, Kuduro, and neo-Highlife, is our latest take on the […]
Banana Clipz is out and available as a free download at Ghetto Bassquake! Also check out a new mix I did over at Eddie Stats’ Ghetto Palms Blog. Soukous, Champeta, and Kwaito, a mixed inspired by one of the greatest cities in the world, Baranquilla, Colombia.
The Highlife is stopping by Little Baobab on Saturday May 30th. I’m telling you now, get there EARLY! It will fill up. Music starts at 10pm. The regular crew, Shawn Dub, Be Brown and I are working on an after hours. Keep an eye out for more info. Featured this time will be special guest Geko Jones from the Dutty Artz crew. The theme of the night is Champeteando! Geko has inspired me with his mixes of bassey latin dance […]