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RJD2 is Back with his Best Single in Years

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RJD2 is the maniacal beat wizard behind some of the last two decade’s best music. If you live under a decidedly boring rock and don’t know what I’m talking about, go check out “Ghostwriter“, “Milk Tooth“, and “Smoke & Mirrors“. He consistently samples and adapts old grooves into the freshest glass of funk you have ever sipped. Better than anyone, he has embraced an older aesthetic and flipped it on its 21st-century head. His latest single, “Peace of What”, is no exception. RJD2 took a dive into his deep and faithful crates and dug around. He pulled up Main Source’s 1991 single “Peace Is Not the Word to Play” as his inspiration and featured the excellent Jordan Brown on the...

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NOAH “40” SHEBIB EXPLAINS HOW HE CREATED HIS SOUND WITH DRAKE, SHARES PRODUCTION SECRETS IN MINI-DOC

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“We’re isolated here in Toronto in our own little world,” says producer and frequent Drake collaborator, Noah “40” Shebib. “There’s not a lot of big names popping by and it’s quiet and we can focus. So this is sort of like our army base offshore that we train for war in and then when we’re ready, we go to war and no one sees it coming because we’re not training in front of anybody’s eyes.” In a new mini-documentary produced by Native Instruments, Shebib opens the doors to his Toronto studio where he’s credited by many for sculpting Drake’s unique sound. He’s quick to give much of that credit to Drake, however, as he explains it’s more “co-production of Drake on...

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"NEW" Rojai Featuring Povi Tamu 'Something About You'

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Here goes a feel good track for the holidays from my new solo album "The Strut Down". The song title is "Something About You", featuring Povi Tamu and produced by the one and only E. Live. The goal for this project was to provide Funky, sexy dance grooves & to let the people get loose and to spread love and have fun. It's a tribute to the New Age sound that can almost be considered a sequel to my EP "Hard Pressed". I wanted to give the fans something different from my other projects and something that can be a reminder that soul music is what motivates me on the daily bases and hopefully to keep all of you going...

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