THE SWING SHIFT, GALAXY 101, 5/7/96

Some pure 90s nostalgia from first time around! This is one of my very earliest Swing Shift shows, which aired every Friday night on Galaxy 101 in Bristol. Pure street soul, swing, hip-hop and ragga all the way, including an interview with radio legend Kool DJ Red Alert recorded in New York. Stunningly good music that was all current at the time, and listening to it makes you realise just how great that decade was, and how much has been lost in the music that’s laughingly referred to as ‘R&B and hip-hop’ these days!
Swing Shift 5/7/96 P1 by markdevlindj
Swing Shift 5/7/96 P2 by markdevlindj

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THE SWING SHIFT, GALAXY 101, 5/7/96

Some pure 90s nostalgia from first time around! This is one of my very earliest Swing Shift shows, which aired every Friday night on Galaxy 101 in Bristol. Pure street soul, swing, hip-hop and ragga all the way, including an interview with radio legend Kool DJ Red Alert recorded in New York. Stunningly good music that was all current at the time, and listening to it makes you realise just how great that decade was, and how much has been lost in the music that’s laughingly referred to as ‘R&B and hip-hop’ these days!
Swing Shift 5/7/96 P1 by markdevlindj
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SWING SHIFT UK SPECIAL, GALAXY 101, 21/4/98

Some 90s radio nostalgia right here. This was the UK Special edition of the Swing Shift on Galaxy 101, Bristol, aired on Easter Monday, 1998. I co-presented this one with a very bubbly Shola Ama, who was the biggest name on the UK street soul scene at the time. It consists of nothing but R&B and hip-hop tracks by British artists. Part 2 rounds off with a live freestyle session between Kent’s Lethal, aka Ill Jargon, and Kelz of Bristol’s 3PM Crew.

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URBAN ANTHEMS PODCAST, SPRING ’11

Feel-good nostalgic vibes for the Holiday Weekend. Time to take it back to better days, better times and better music! Going inside a whole world of throwbacks, classics and revivals, with a heavy emphasis on the golden days of the 90s. Listen, absorb and reminisce. You know how we used to do it.

Urban Anthems Spring ’11 P1 by Mark Devlin

PART 1

LIL KIM Featuring JAY-Z & LIL CEASE: BIG MOMMA THANG

YVETTE MICHELLE: I’M NOT FEELING YOU

YVETTE MICHELLE: EVERY DAY & EVERY NIGHT

ZHANE: REQUEST LINE

TRUTH HURTS Featuring RAKIM: ADDICTIVE

TWEET: BOOGIE 2NITE

MARY J BLIGE: REAL LOVE (HIP HOP MIX)

RAEKWON: ICE CREAM

DR. DRE Featuring XZIBIT & EMINEM: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE

ICE CUBE & DR DRE: NATURAL BORN KILLAZ

LADY OF RAGE: AFRO PUFFS

SAMUELLE: SO YOU LIKE WHAT YOU SEE

INTRO: LOVE THING

WRECKX N EFFECT: MY CUTIE

FATHER: 69

CYPRESS HILL: HITS FROM THE BONG

REDMAN: TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT

JAY Z: HARD KNOCK LIFE (GHETTO ANTHEM)

KOOL G RAP & NAS: FAST LIFE

Urban Anthems Spring ’11 P2 by Mark Devlin

PART 2

LUPE FIASCO: KICK PUSH

THE LOX: RYDE OR DIE BITCH

LORD TARIQ & PETER GUNZ: UPTOWN (DEJA VU)

SNOOP DOGGY DOGG: WHAT’S MY NAME

FREEWAY Featuring JAY-Z & BEANIE SIGEL: WHAT WE DO

KELLY PRICE Featuring RONALD ISLEY & R KELLY: FRIEND OF MINE (REMIX)

NIVEA: LAUNDROMAT

JUDY BOUCHER: CAN’T BE WITH YOU TONIGHT

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