Da Phonk (left) and Luis R (right). (Source: Da Phonk and Luis R)
Dutchman Da Phonk and Colombia’s Luis R have teamed up for a remix of Notch’s 2001 reggae hit “Nuttin Nuh Go So.” Based on the same riddim behind Sean Paul‘s 2002 reggaeton anthem “Like Glue,” the duo imbues their remix with a fun, poppy feel.
Regarding the remix, Da Phonk and Luis R says that they “really enjoyed turning this classic dancehall tune into a bouncing 2021 remix,” because they both “love and play the original a lot!” Da Phonk says “on top of Luis’ bassline and chords, we added my type of drum groove and arrangement. That’s what made the perfect combination for this collaboration. We tried to create a new warm vibe so it will fit a little better in current 2021 sets with more energy and pumping beats.”
Download Da Phonk & Luis R’s “Nuttin Nuh Go So” remix exclusively on DJcity.
Richastic at WON in Nuremberg, Germany. (Source: Facebook)
Upon its release, “Like Glue” became an international hit. It reached No. 13 on Billboard’s Hot 100 and made it into the top ten on UK, Canadian, Irish, and Swiss charts. Richastic’s remix adds heavier drums and his signature vocal chops to the dancehall throwback.
“It’s a lot of fun recreating old songs in a new remix and knowing that they are played in clubs around the world,” Richastic says. “Everyone who appreciates my remixes will be especially happy about “[Like Glue].”
Preview the remix below and download it exclusively on DJcity.
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.
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Skratch Bastid’s Skratch School has announced their “Boasty” DJ Challenge. The star-studded collab by Wiley, Stefflon Don, and Sean Paul features vocals from actor/DJ Idris Elba. It peaked at No. 11 on the UK Singles chart.
Competitors must record a video of them flipping the track in a creative, skillful way as they would in a club set. The winner will receive a pair of 12″ Serato control vinyl, a Red Bull Music 3Style “Play With Music” hat and sweater, and a Bastid’s BBQ apron.
Here’s how to enter:
– Download the tools here. Record a video using at least one part of “Boasty”, whether it’s the full song, the instrumental, or pieces of the acapella.
– Your entry must be at least 16 bars long (approx 37s), up to a max of 2 minutes.
– This challenge will be judged on musical creativity (50%) as well as technical skill and technique (50%). The goal here is to create a routine that works in the club, and showcases your skills.
– The contest is open until Friday, May 3 at midnight ET.
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Sean Paul and J Balvin (Source: Instagram)
Superstars Sean Paul and J Balvin have connected for a bilingual dancehall and reggaeton crossover, “Contra La Pared.” It features production from Tainy, the co-producer of Cardi B and Bad Bunny‘s crossover smash, “I Like It.”
Stream “Contra La Pared” below and download it on DJcity.
In the colorful visual, Sean and Stefflon Don dance and perform together in a neon-lit room.
Watch the video above and download “Shot & Wine” on DJcity.
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