Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Sound Check

So you’ve heard of Reggaeton, right? And, of course you’ve heard of Bhangra. But have you heard of the new shit – Bhangraton? No – I’m not joking – and it’s hot like fiiiya!

Bhangraton is a fusion of the two genres of music. Currently, the tracks in circulation are being made by desi artisits, who are remixing Bhangra tracks with a Reggaeton sensibility. BUT – apparently, production teams Luny Tunes and Rishi Rich are collaborating together – and a joint album is in the works for release in summer/fall of this year. So we can expect to hear tracks with Daddy Yankee and Jay Sean together.

Ummmmm……Daddy Yankee and Jay Sean together in the same studio….I wish I could be there. I’m sure the whole laying down tracks business must get really tiring. I’m sure they would want a massage or something for stress relief, and I am good at giving massages or somethings…..I want to make a sandwich with them two and me be in the middle…….but I digress.


Here are some samples of Bhangraton.

Kawan (Bikram Singh/Gujun/Dom Minic) Jay Dabhi Remix

Ishq Naag (RDB feat. Elephant Man) Reggaeton Remix

So I wandered into HMV today, and saw DJ Jazzy Jeff’s “The Soul Mixtape”. I immediately grab it and head to the sampling station; 2 seconds into the opening track I am nodding my head. When I take off the headphones, they must have been wet from the pre-cum my ears were oozing. The album was pure SICKNESS! Apparently, the album was dropped last summer, and slipped under my radar. If you haven’t been following DJ Jazzy Jeffs career as of late, it might seem confusing that the Fresh Prince’s dee jay is dropping soul tracks. But DJ Jazzy Jeff has taken a more soulful/house turn in his music for the last 6 – 7 years. Apparently when he was last in T.O., his loyal fans were disappointed that he didn’t spin a single hip hop tune, but rather made it a pure house night. It is my utter disappointment to this day that I missed that jam.

(note: previous songs I have uploaded are not downloadable anymore, because my hosting service deletes them if they are not downloaded for over a month, if you really want them write me a comment and I can email it to you)

7 Comments:

Blogger Neha said...

Will Smith only had respect as a rapper (for a hot second, summer summer summertime) until he unceremoniously kicked Jazzy to the curb...injustice! I'm totally going to look into that album, thanks! Mebbe he'll comeback sometime. Now send me them tunes, bwoy!

6:48 PM  
Blogger Special K said...

I'm still waiting for some serious music mixes from my Music Nazi

10:39 PM  
Anonymous Videsi Gori said...

Please send me the links to the bhangraton tunes.

11:53 AM  
Blogger dutty brown boi said...

Videsi gori - the links are available on the post. Just click on the track name.

9:28 PM  
Blogger Chai Anyone? said...

thank u for the song. love reggaeton. :)

4:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Another good bhangraton track is "Charka" and "Bhangraton" the single by Deeps Pabla...

check them out @

www.myspace.com/soundtheory1

1:24 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Here is an mp3 download of the Bhangraton (Charka) produced by Deeps Pabla

Deeps Pabla - "CHARKA" (Bhangraton)
http://www.zshare.net/audio/26268882a8b55f/

7:11 PM  

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