4080Records’ Summer Mix

Summer – the season of barbecues, waves, blue skies, beers on patios, packed clubs, and long weekends.  Thoughts of summer are invariably positive, and no other season evokes eidetic responses of similar intensity.  Part of what makes summer so emotionally salient is music.  Dope rhymes and a head-nodding beat are the perfect complement to all the moods of summer: mellow evenings watching the sun set; fast-paced, hedonistic nights at the club; insouciant days at the beach – good music improves them all. On our summer mix we’ve tried to include music for all of summer’s occasions.  We’ve thrown in some laid back, chill tracks (DL Incognito’s “90 Degrees” is perfect for loungin’ to on a balcony on a warm summer evening), as well as some classic bangers that will have the entire neighbourhood dancing at your next barbecue (Ice Cube’s “Check Yo Self” remix and ODB’s “Brooklyn Zoo”).

Download the mix below and make summer ’08 a season to remember.

DL Incognito – 90 Degrees
Little Brother – The Way You Do It
Aceyalone & RJD2 – Fire
ODB – Shimmy Shimmy Ya
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Summertime
AZ – Superstar
Common – The People ft. Dwele
ODB – Brooklyn Zoo
The Pharcyde – Runnin’
Jay-Z – Show Me What You Got
Ice Cube – Check Yo Self (Remix)
Moka Only – Search
A Tribe Called Quest – Jam
DJ Tonk – All Come Back ft. Deux Process
Jay-Z – Feelin’ It ft. Mecca
Notorious B.I.G. – Sky’s The Limit ft. 112
Bob Marley – Jamming
Ahmad – Back In The Day
Slum Village – Get Dis Money
Hi-Tek – Breakin’ Bread
The Roots – Rising Up ft. Wale & Chrisette Michele
Souls Of Mischief – 93 ‘Til Inifinity
People Under The Stairs – Montego Slay
Slum Village – Oncce Upon A Time
Outkast – Player’s Ball
People Under The Stairs – Acid Raindrops ft. Camel MC
Masta Ace – Beautiful
DJ Honda – Travellin’ Man ft. Mos Def

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