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20 Fingers’ ‘Lick It’ Remixed by Kevin D: Exclusive

Kevin D

Kevin D

Dutch DJ/producer Kevin D has returned with a new remix, delivering a modern rework of 20 Fingers‘ x-rated house anthem, “Lick It.” The remix is available exclusively on DJcity.

Released in 1995, the original version became a hit across Europe. In 2009, it was sampled by DJ Felli Fel for his 2009 single “Feel It” featuring T-Pain, Sean Paul, Flo Rida, and Pitbull.

Preview Kevin’s remix of “Lick It” below and download it only on DJcity.

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DJ Fuze Flips Tracks From May 1999 and May 2019

DJ Fuze

After a successful debut episode, Power 106’s DJ Fuze has returned for a second episode of 20-Year-View. In it, the Los Angeles native flips tracks from May 1999 and May 2019.

Hosted by DJcityTV, 20-Year-View features Fuze performing routines with new and classic tracks that were popular 20 years apart from each other.

Watch above.

Tracklist:

Raphael Saadiq ft. Q-Tip – Get Involved
Post Malone – Wow.
Nas ft. Puff Daddy – Hate Me Now
Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy – Racks In The Middle
J.T. Money ft. Sole – Who Dat

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Beatport Announces Beatport LINK Subscription Service for DJs

Beatport LINK

Beatport LINK
Beatport LINK in Pioneer DJ’s WeDJ app (Source: Beatport)

Beatport has announced a new subscription service for DJs, Beatport LINK. The software makes Beatport’s extensive music catalog available to stream directly into DJ performance software.

Beatport LINK also includes Beatport CLOUD. Beatport CLOUD introduces a suite of features such as full track previews via the company’s proprietary Needle Drop Player, unlimited re-downloads of previously purchased tracks, and the My Library section. Beatport CLOUD is also available as a standalone subscription service.

Beatport LINK’s first performance software integration is with Pioneer DJ’s WeDJ app. Further integrations and partnerships will be rolled out in 2019, including Pioneer DJ’s rekordbox software in fall. An offline performance mode will also be introduced, setting it apart from competitors.

“The launch of Beatport LINK exhibits our commitment to creating the best possible experience for our expanding ecosystem of DJs, and we can think of no better partner than Pioneer DJ for the service’s first software integration. We are particularly excited to introduce the upcoming Offline Performance Mode, which firmly sets Beatport LINK apart from its competitors in the DJ market.”

Beatsource, a joint venture between DJcity and Beatport, will release Beatsource LINK later in 2019 to bring DJ streaming to the open-format community.

Beatport LINK and Beatport CLOUD are available in beta here and here.

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Bad Boy Bill and Richard Vission to Perform on DJcity’s ‘MikiDz Show’ Live Stream

Bay Boy Bill and Richard Vission

Bad Boy Bill and Richard Vission

After a two month break, DJcity’s MikiDz Show live stream will return May 20 with house music legends Bad Boy Bill and Richard Vission. The two will perform a back-to-back set.

Born and raised in Chicago, Bad Boy Bill has been DJing and producing since the mid-’80s. He’s also a turntablist, having competed in DMC battles in the late ’80s.

Born in Toronto and raised in Los Angeles, Richard Vission has been DJing and producing since the early ’90s. He’s the host of the longest-running mix show in the US, Power Tools, which airs on Los Angeles’ Power 106.

The MikiDz Show is hosted by MikiWAR and DJ Dainjazone and includes an opening set from DJ Rell. Watch it at 7 p.m. PT on DJcity’s Facebook page or website.

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When Should DJs Retire? J. Espinosa Discusses With ‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’

J. Espinosa
J. Espinosa at the Red Bull Music 3Style World Finals in Taipei, Taiwan on Jan. 26, 2019. (Credit: Jasmine Chang / Red Bull)

J. Espinosa, the Red Bull Music 3Style world champion, sat down with the R.O.A.D. Podcast this week. The renowned Bay Area DJ talked about his experience competing in 3Style, what it’s like being the official DJ for the Oakland Raiders, plus more. At one point, Espinosa and the crew pondered the question: when should DJs retire?

Watch the excerpt below and the full episode here.

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Grandtheft and Wuki Remix ‘Boasty’

Grandtheft

Grandtheft
Grandtheft at the Red Bull Music 3Style World Finals in Taipei, Taiwan on Jan. 23, 2019. (Credit: Jason Halayko)

Ahead of their show in Los Angeles on Friday, Grandtheft and Wuki have dropped a remix of Wiley, Stefflon Don, Sean Paul, and Idris Elba‘s dancehall anthem, “Boasty.” The duo gives even more energy to the track, adding 21 BPM, and additional percussion and samples.

The original version was released by Wiley in August and remixed by Stefflon, Paul, and Elba in January, peaking at No. 11 on the UK Singles chart.

Preview Grandtheft and Wuki’s remix below and download it on DJcity.

Related Post: Watch: Grandtheft Talks DJing and Producing

Watch DJ Snake and Sheck Wes’ ‘Enzo’ Video Feat. Offset, 21 Savage, and Gucci Mane

DJ Snake

DJ Snake and Sheck Wes have dropped a video for their all-star hip-hop anthem, “Enzo.” The track, which features Offset, 21 Savage, and Gucci Mane, peaked at No. 1 on DJcity’s daily Hot Box chart.

The sleek, black-and-white visual features the artists performing while surrounded by an impressive collection of luxury cars, including Ferraris, Lamborghinis, and Rolls Royces. (The track’s title refers to the highly-regarded Enzo Ferrari car.)

Watch above and download the track on DJcity.

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Top Remixes of Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’

Lil Nas X
Diplo, Lil Nas X, and Billy Ray Cyrus at the Stagecoach Festival in Indio, California. (Source: Instagram)

Lil Nas X‘s breakout single “Old Town Road” is polarizing, but there’s no denying its impact. Released in December, the hip-hop/country anthem has since become a global hit, thanks in part to an official remix featuring country legend Billy Ray Cyrus. It currently sits atop Billboard’s Hot 100, having been on the chart for nine weeks.

“Old Town Road” has also received reworks from a variety of producers, most notably Diplo. Check out our favorites below.

DJ Mike D Remix
An uptempo, double-time flip.

Jordan Crisp Hype Edit
An intro edit that samples Ginuwine’s 1996 R&B classic, “Pony.” (DJcity exclusive)

Diplo Remix
The Mad Decent boss goes in a new direction with a breakbeat-influenced rework.

Chuwe & 2DLQTZ Remix
“Old Town Road” receives the Jersey club treatment.

Meaux Green Remix
A hard-hitting, trapped-out rework.

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R.O.A.D. Podcast: Does Marshmello Have a Clone?

Marshmello

On this week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew discusses a variety of current issues in the DJ and nightlife industries. One of the topics discussed is the rumor that Marshmello uses stand-ins for his live shows.

Watch the excerpt above and the full episode here.

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