MidWeek Mixes: DJ Matthew Africa – The Best of DJ Quik

For those in the East Bay who don’t know, Matthew Africa is the man. Not only has he left a legacy of great hip-hop, funk and soul music as a DJ at KALX Berkeley which I am graciously trying to follow, but for the past couple years, he has been running a fantastic blog, doing distinguished DJ appearance around the Bay Area and making amazing podcasts/mixes for us all to enjoy.

Since I was too busy last week to put up any mixes, I wanted to make up for it by posting a couple of Matthew Africa’s up on the site. Today, I want to share with you his tribute to “one of the most underrated major artists in rap music”, DJ Quik. Whether or not you agree with his sometimes vulgar or misogynistic rap lyrics, you gotta give props to Quik’s production style and to his contributions to West Coast hip hop culture as it was coming of age in the 1990s. The best thing is that it is free for download!! Check out a more in-depth description on Matthew Africa’s site.

Tracklist:
1. America’z Most Complete Artist
2. Sweet Black Pussy
3. Loked Out Hood
4. Get At Me
5. Down, Down, Down feat. Suga Free
6. Tonite
7. Pitch In On A Party
8. I Don’t Wanna Party wit U
9. We Still Party
10. Let’s Get Down (Tony Toni Toné)
11. Let Me Know (Hi-C)
12. Up ‘N Da Club (2nd II None)
13. Hand In Hand
14. Black Mercedes feat. Nate Dogg
15. Do I Love Her? feat. Suga Free
16. Don’t Walk Away feat. Suga Free
17. Safe + Sound
18. You’z A Ganxta
19. Dollaz + Sense
20. U Ain’t Fresh! feat. Erick Sermon
21. Til Jesus Comes
22. Tha Truth Is… (Mausberg)
23. Trouble RMX
24. Jus Lyke Compton
25. Trust No Bitch (Penthouse Players Clique)
26. Born & Raised In Compton
27. Summer Breeze
28. So Many Wayz
29. 50 Ways feat. Wanya Morris of Boyz II Men
30. Speed
31. Sex Crymee
32. Ni**az Still Trippin’ feat. Hi-C
33. Smoke II Much (Fixxers)
34. So Good (Fixxers)
35. Can You Work Wit Dat (Fixxers)
36. I Got That Feelin’
37. Me Wanna Rip Your Girl
38. Chocolate Lover feat. Sexy Leroy & the Chocolate Lovelitez
39. One On 1 feat. El DeBarge

Download HERE

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2 responses to “MidWeek Mixes: DJ Matthew Africa – The Best of DJ Quik”

  1. Matthew Africa says :

    Hey, thanks for the kind words about me!

    I’m glad to see Students for Hip Hop is still active. I couldn’t help noticing there a few names/sites missing from your alumni roll call who would be good additions, like DJ Ice Water (http://www.djicewater.com/), Beni B (http://www.abbrecords.com/about.html) and DJ O-Dub (http://soul-sides.com/).

    • iontheprize says :

      No doubt! I love the mixes you’ve been doing. I wanted to get in touch with you cause I’m also a DJ at KALX and I’m trying to continue the rich history of hip-hop at the radio station. I’ve been posting my shows on soundcloud and occasionally host Yo! KALX Raps

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