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#21. Beats, Rhymes, and Hip Hop With Guest Emcee Zaire Black

Groovers & Shakers is back with episode #21 Beats, Rhymes, and Hip Hop With Guest Emcee Zaire Black. In our latest episode, DJ Aldo opens up the show with an all underground hip hop mix that touches on some classics and heavy hitters, as well as some doubles juggling action. You’ll be sure to keep your head nodding as Aldo blends and transitions from one joint to the next. Followed by the dungeon surgeon, aka Adam45s, live beat set. Adam kicks things off with some fresh instrumentals hot off the lab as he warms things up for our guest and emcee extraordinaire, Zaire Black, who drops some dope freestyles on the mic. Afterwards we sit down with the Long Beach emcee as he discusses and shares a few records he was featured on. All this plus more on episode 21. Enjoy and much love!

To keep up with the homie Zaire Black give him a follow at the link below.

https://www.instagram.com/zaireblackmusic/

#20. Ensalada Tropical With Guest DJ Costa - Boogaloo, Guaguanco, Mambo, +More

Groovers & Shakers is back with episode #20 Ensalada Tropical With Guest DJ Costa - Boogaloo, Guaguanco, Mambo, Cha-Cha, Plus Much More! In our latest episode, things quickly heat up in the studio with an all Latin rhythms mix that touches on various sounds from the 60s boogaloo era. Our very own DJ Aldo kicks off the show with a set that spans across the decade and multiple genres such as guaguanco, descarga, and boogaloo just to name a few. Aldo opens up for our guest DJ Costa by warming things up as he smoothly blends and transitions from one Latin track to another. Followed by our friend and special guest of the hour, DJ Costa, who continues the 60s Latin rhythms vibe going. He’s been our boy for quite some time now so it was only a matter of time before we got him on the show to drop an all Latin set. Afterwards, we sit down with DJ Costa and discuss his appreciation for this type of music and its recent revival in the past couple years. All this plus more on episode #20 Ensalada Tropical With Guest DJ Costa - Boogaloo, Guaguanco, Mambo, Cha-Cha, Plus Much More!

To keep up with DJ Costa check out the link below.

https://www.instagram.com/noches_ilegales/

#19. A Tropical Bass Heavy Mix With Guests Ghetto Palm Sounds

Groovers and Shakers is back with episode #19. A Tropical Bass Heavy Mix With Guests Ghetto Palm Sounds. In our latest episode, special guest, Dj Tiki Rumbero from the Ghetto Palm Sounds collective opens up the show by taking us on a Latin rhythms expedition that starts off with more traditional sounds such as cumbia and merengue as he works his way to more modern tropical bass sounds. Afterwards, we sit down with Tiki Rumbero and talk a little more about the origins of Ghetto Palm Sounds and current artists putting out tropical bass music. The bass gets turned up a couple levels more once our second guest and Ghetto Palm Sounds co-founder Cheebo kicks off his Latin electronic tropical set. Guaranteed to make you groove! That’s right things start to bump and hit hard as Cheebo plays tropical bass joint after joint. After his set, we sit down and discuss his early days deejaying and his enjoyment for playing tropical bass music now. All this plus more on episode#19. A Tropical Bass Heavy Mix With Guests Ghetto Palm Sounds.

To keep up with Ghetto Palm Sounds check out the link below.

https://www.instagram.com/ghettopalmsounds/

#18. The Eclectic Funky & Breaks Mix With Guest FunkyGhettoSoul

Groovers & Shakers is back with episode #18 The Eclectic Funky & Breaks Mix With Guest FunkyGhettoSoul. In our latest episode, DJ Aldo opens up the show with an all 45s set of funk and breaks to start off this funky little mix. Things quickly get funkier! Followed by a funky set of heaters by the homie and special guest DJ FunkyGhettoSoul. The Wilmington native blesses us with a funky dope set that touches on breaks, dialogue, and multiple doubles juggling action. Afterwards we sit down with FunkyGhettoSoul and discuss his early days deejaying, practicing for sets, and current funk record labels. All this plus more on episode #18 The Eclectic Funky & Breaks Mix With Guest FunkyGhettoSoul. Enjoy and much love!

To keep up with FunkyGhettoSoul check out the link below.

https://www.instagram.com/funkyghettosoul/

#17. The All-45s Sweet Soul Mix With Guest Parquero Soul

Groovers & Shakers is back with episode #17. The All-45s Sweet Soul Mix With Guest Parquero Soul. In our latest show we have back to back 45 scorching soul sets, that touch on sweet soul, northern soul, and funky soul. You'll be sure to hear some nice gems on this one. Our very own Adam45’s opens up the show with a nice set of souldies on this sunny Sunday afternoon. Followed by the homie Parquero Soul set of killer soul cuts and slow burners. Afterwards, we sit down with the Echo Park veteran and discuss his early days collecting, soul music now, and his radio show. All this plus more on episode #17. The All-45s Sweet Soul Mix With Guest Parquero Soul. Enjoy and much love.

https://www.instagram.com/parquerosoul/

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#16. The Guest Takeover Mixtape with Nat Rock & Nicky Detroit

Groovers & Shakers is back with episode #16. The Guest Takeover Mixtape with Nat Rock & Nicky Detroit. In our latest show, we get blessed with not only one dope guest set but two dope guest sets, a Groovers & Shakers first. Local Chicano and graffiti artist Nat Rock opens up with a nice set of samples that touch on jazz, funk, and soul, amongst other sounds. You’ll be sure to recognize some iconic samples from some of your favorite hip hop joints on this one. After, we sit down with Nat Rock and talk music, art, and culture. Followed by Nicky Detroit’s set of Hip Hop, funk, and soul bangers. The veteran DJ rocks some nice doubles in this funky set. Afterwards, we sit down with the Michigan DJ and discuss memorable Hip Hop shows he’s seen growing up, favorite drummers, and deejaying for crowds. All this plus more on episode #16. The Guest Takeover Mixtape with Nat Rock & Nicky Detroit. Enjoy and much love.

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www.instagram.com/nickydetroit

#15. The Funky Boogie Mix With Guest Omargod

Groovers & Shakers is back with episode #15. The Funky Boogie Mix With Guest Omargod. In this episode, Adam45s kicks off the show with an all 12 inch single mix that touches on boogie, funk, and disco. You’ll be sure to hear some breaks and samples on some of these classic extended cuts. Followed by DJ Omargod’s set of funky and boogie heaters. With more than 20 plus years in the record and deejaying game , the Santa Ana native blesses with us with a nice boogie mix. You’ll be sure to hear some rare gems, as Omargod blends and transitions from one track to another. Afterwards, we sit down and have a few words with our guest, Omargod. All this plus more on episode #15. The Funky Boogie Mix With Guest Omargod, Enjoy and much love!