Purple Electro Dance Funk Party

beatzFM #12 Purple Electro Dance Party

I Feel for You: Chaka Kahn
When You Were Mine: Prince
Bust A Move: Young Mc
Rufus Feat: Chaka Kahn: You got The Love
Solid: Ashford & Simpson
Brick House: The Commodores
(Not Just) Knee Deep by Funkadelic
The Hustle: Calypso Mix
Turn’n Me On: Kevin Lyttle (Soca Mix)
Shakira & Wyclef Jean Hips Don’t Lie (ReMix)
Do the Right Thing: RedHead King Pin & the FBI
Melba Moore Standing Right Here
Angie Stone I Wish That I didn’t Miss You
Love Train: The O’Jays
Break for Love (Raze) Original Mix
The Spinner’s I’ll Be around

S & W Soul King

Sounds Reasonable

As you likely are aware, Toronto has had a long and tight connection with the not-so-likkle island of Jamaica. The city has been a primary destination for Jamaican immigrants since the 1960’s, and their rich and vibrant culture is tangible. When it comes to the island’s top ranking musical export, Toronto also has deep roots.

Reggae legends lived, recorded and built lives here in Toronto. Jackie Mitoo, Leroy Sibbles, Alton Ellis, King Jammy and even the late king of lovers rock all called Toronto home at some point. (The Light In the Attic folks have been doing a bang-up job chronicling Toronto’s reggae connection with the Jamaica to Toronto and Summer Records compilations and are really worth seeking out.)

One of the record stores that cropped up in Toronto was S & W Soul King Records at 566 St Clair West, which served as a hub for the reggae community since its late 70’s…

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