Throwback: XL Middleton “Take Me To LA” (feat. Reality Jonez)

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.

From “The Hedonistic Mixtape” (2011).

New Music: Diamond Ortiz “Zooted”

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.

Video – Moniquea “I Don’t Wanna Get Used To It (Diamond Ortiz Remix)”

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.

Footage From MoFunk Revue w/ Dam Funk, XL Middleton, Moniquea, & Zackey Force Funk

A few snippets from the MoFunk Revue on 3/22/14 with special guest Dam Funk, plus MoFunk Records artists XL Middleton & Moniquea, and Hit+Run artist Zackey Force Funk.

“Press Play” Included On New Mix From Chairman Mao

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via XL Middleton on Instagram.

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.

Moniquea “A Certain Way” Out Now + Official Music Video

a2366057545_10The 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:

Moniquea “A Certain Way” 45 Now Available For Pre-Order

a2366057545_10We 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: