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!
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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!
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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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JUST BUGGIN’, QUARTER ONE 2011

Just Buggin’ Quarter 1 2011 by Mark Devlin

Reverting to regular business with Just Buggin’, here’s the quarter one 2011 podcast – the heaviest underground hip-hop jams of the past three months. Stuff you never hear on the radio any more.

DJ PREMIER Featuring NICK JAVAS: OPPORTUNITY KNOCCS

VERBAL KENT Featuring SADAT X & EDO G: MY CITY

REKS: 25TH HOUR

SAIGON: THE GREATEST STORY NEVER TOLD

STREET BEAT OF THE QUARTER:
AKUA NARU: THE WORLD IS LISTENING

BOOG BROWN: UNDERSTANDING (AUDIBLE DOCTOR REMIX)

GRAND DADDY IU: DA ONE

KRS-ONE & SHOWBIZ: IMPROVE MYSELF

CARLITTA DURAND: 23RD FLOOR

LOLA MAXWELL: HUMAN NATURE

ETANA: PEOPLE TALK

STEPHEN MARLEY Featuring DAMIAN MARLEY & BUJU BANTON: JAH ARMY

CHUBB ROCK & WORDSMITH Featuring JAKK FROST & SHA STIMULI: BACK IN

PHAROAHE MONCH Featuring STYLES P & PHONTE: BLACK HAND SIDE

NEFEW Featuring NOTTZ: THE FAN

ODDISEE & TOINE: DIFFERENT NOW

OLD TO THE NEW
MARY J BLIGE Featuring METHOD MAN: ALL I NEED

MARY J BLIGE Featuring LIL WAYNE & DIDDY: SOMEONE TO LOVE ME (REMIX)

DEEFLUX Featuring GADGET: GOT ME THINKING (LYRICS)

K VINCENT: AIN’T A THANG CHANGE

FREEWAY: THE CONCEPT

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JUST BUGGIN’, QUARTER ONE 2011

Just Buggin’ Quarter 1 2011 by Mark Devlin

Reverting to regular business with Just Buggin’, here’s the quarter one 2011 podcast – the heaviest underground hip-hop jams of the past three months. Stuff you never hear on the radio any more.

DJ PREMIER Featuring NICK JAVAS: OPPORTUNITY KNOCCS

VERBAL KENT Featuring SADAT X & EDO G: MY CITY

REKS: 25TH HOUR

SAIGON: THE GREATEST STORY NEVER TOLD

STREET BEAT OF THE QUARTER:
AKUA NARU: THE WORLD IS LISTENING

BOOG BROWN: UNDERSTANDING (AUDIBLE DOCTOR REMIX)

GRAND DADDY IU: DA ONE

KRS-ONE & SHOWBIZ: IMPROVE MYSELF

CARLITTA DURAND: 23RD FLOOR

LOLA MAXWELL: HUMAN NATURE

ETANA: PEOPLE TALK

STEPHEN MARLEY Featuring DAMIAN MARLEY & BUJU BANTON: JAH ARMY

CHUBB ROCK & WORDSMITH Featuring JAKK FROST & SHA STIMULI: BACK IN

PHAROAHE MONCH Featuring STYLES P & PHONTE: BLACK HAND SIDE

NEFEW Featuring NOTTZ: THE FAN

ODDISEE & TOINE: DIFFERENT NOW

OLD TO THE NEW
MARY J BLIGE Featuring METHOD MAN: ALL I NEED

MARY J BLIGE Featuring LIL WAYNE & DIDDY: SOMEONE TO LOVE ME (REMIX)

DEEFLUX Featuring GADGET: GOT ME THINKING (LYRICS)

K VINCENT: AIN’T A THANG CHANGE

FREEWAY: THE CONCEPT

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