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Playlist 2/10/06

1. Opolopo feat. Amalia Life?s A Dance [(Especial)]
2. Opensouls Rise Up pt.1 [(FTC)*]
3. J Dilla feat. Pharoah Monche Love [(BBE)]
4. Sleepy Brown feat. Pharrell & Big Boi Margarita [(EMI/Virgin)]
5. Lupe Fiasco Gotcha [(Atlantic)]
6. Kelis Bossy (Switch Remix) [(Jive)]
7. Yam Who? Here We Go [(Little League Productions)]
8. Ernesto Wake Up Just To Find [(Columbia)]
9. Nicola Kramer Best In Me (Dego & Kaidi 2000Black Re-Fake) [(TrebleO)]
10. Natalie Williams This Girl [(Eastside)]
11. Q-Tip feat. Andre 3000 That's Sexy [(Motown)]
12. Radio Citizen Everything feat. Bajka [(Ubiquity)]
13. Spanky Wilson Waiting For Your Touch [(Tru Thoughts)]

As promised Opolopo's absolute bomb "Life's A Dance" feat Amalia (Sekoya) out now on Especial with two different mixes' On the remix front Switch tackles Kelis' "Bossy" and Kaidi and Dego put their twist on Nicola Kramer's "Best In Me" (check her upcoming album "The Other Side" feat Domu on production duties). Lupe Fiasco's "Food & Liquor" LP drops and we hear "Gotcha". Q-Tip's latest album "Live At The Renaissance" will hopefully be out soon on Motown (let's hope it's not shelved like the last two!) Here he teams up with Andre 3000 for the guitar-driven "That's Sexy" NZ's Opensouls serve up deep Brazilian goodness on their latest 7". Yam Who? Take on Minnie Ripertons classic "Here We Go" for their latest re-work (check the new LP "Revue" featuring re-jacked versions and interpretations of music by Rodney P, Incognito, Elmore Judd and more, Natalie William's first single off the long-awaited "Secret Garden" drops in an uplifting old-school soul flavour (check the clip out here: New music from Spanky Wilson on Tru Thoughts enlisting the production golden touch of Will "Quantic" Holland. Radio Citizen deliver moody, break-driven tunes featuring Bajka on vocals alongside spiritual Jazz influenced grooves on their debut long player "Berlin Serengeti" check it!!!!

* - Denotes Aust/NZ production


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