I just love doing “cynical” LA songs. LA is my home, and home wouldn’t be home without having something of a love-hate relationship with it (the love winning out in the end, of course). Also, it’s a bit of a tribute to my favorite old school rapper, Slick Rick.
Here’s a preview of our next MoFunk Records release, “Zooted” from our homie Diamond Ortiz. 45/digital dropping next month. Official press release:
Diamond Ortiz from the Bay brings you a brand new bounce on MoFunk Records. 7″ vinyl and digital download coming soon. “I’m feelin’ zooted, batteries included….” Super freaky and extra geeky, this New Skool Party Funk is a feel good dancefloor jam from the mind of J. Diamond-Ortiz. This track’s bass, synths, clean guitars, banging drums, and crisp vocoder will get you feeling Zooted too.
Diamond Ortiz just hit us with a fresh visual of compiled performance footage plus lowriders in cruise mode for his remix to Moniquea’s “I Don’t Wanna Get Used To It.” It’s the b-side to “A Certain Way,” which we just released the video to last month. And you can get both joints on 45 (or digital) by hitting the widget below.
I was honored to find out that the legendary DJ, Chairman Mao, included the XL Middleton + Eddy Funkster + Zackey Force Funk joint “Press Play” on his latest mix, entitled Across 135th St. Head over to Ego Trip Land to give it a listen. Also featured at Red Bull Music Academy Radio.
The latest in our joint effort from Crown City & MoFunk Records, Moniquea is back with a new single, “A Certain Way,” produced by XL Middleton. Get it on 45 or digital now from the Crown City store or the MoFunk Records store. Not only that, but we’ve put together a music video for the track as well, directed by XL Middleton. Get your copy today and check out the video below:
We know guys have enjoyed Moniquea‘s “I Don’t Wanna Get Used To It,” but a new release is long overdue. Today we bring you “A Certain Way,” the latest vinyl/digital from Mo, coming 3/25/14 but you can pre-order it now! B-side is the Diamond Ortiz remix of “I Don’t Wanna Get Used To It” – highly funked out, highly recommended listening. Hit the widget below to preview and purchase:
Something I put together to bridge the gap between classic 90’s g-funk and the modern funk movement of today. See how one can fit Dam Funk & Toro Y Moi into a mix with Above The Law and Dru Down, and it makes perfect sense!