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Matthew Africa – Best Of DJ Quik

  On June 7, The Rub Movie Night is back at Alamo Drafthouse, with Menace II Society! Last month we recorded a mix inspired by our first movie, Belly, and we were all set to do it again this month but we realized we already have two mixes which are perfectly suited for the night,…

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DJ Eleven – Gangsta Shit

On June 7, The Rub Movie Night is back at Alamo Drafthouse, with Menace II Society! Last month we recorded a mix inspired by our first movie, Belly, and we were all set to do it again this month but we realized we already have two mixes which are perfectly suited for the night, from…

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Rub Radio special: Hype Williams Tribute

To get pumped up for our Belly screening and afterparty, we’ve been gathering up all the songs with Hype Williams music videos. Hype has directed something like 200 clips since 1991 – he’s done 20 videos with Kanye West alone. So to keep the mix from being 10 hours long, we focused on his mid…

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Rub Radio (April 2018)

DJ Eleven and DJ Ayres go zone coasting on this month’s mix, taking you from the birthplace of hip-hop to the painted desert and back again just in time for their soiree at The Bell House on April 28. DOWNLOAD Rub Radio (April 2018) Tracklist: Cardi B – Thru Your Phone Young Thug – Anybody…

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Rub Radio (March 2018)

Hot and fresh out the kitchen, it’s Rub Radio! From funk to R&B to house to tropical vibes to rap, Ayres and Eleven give you hearty helping of jams to whet your appetite for their party on March 31. DOWNLOAD Rub Radio (March 2018) Tracklist: Nona Hyndryx – Peel Back Swae Lee – Hurt To…

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Rub Radio – February 2018 (Getlive! at DAF12)

DJ Getlive!, one of our favorite guests at The Rub, returns to the party this month so we gladly handed him the keys to Rub Radio.  He comes with a beast of a live set from this year’s Donuts Are Forever 12, an annual J Dilla tribute party in Brooklyn. DOWNLOAD Rub Radio – February…

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Rub Radio – Organized Noize Special

The Rub - Organized Noize

For the second in our “Hip-Hop History: The Producers” mix series we present Organized Noize. Best known for producing almost all the beats on the first Outkast and Goodie Mob records, the trio of Rico Wade, Ray Murray and Sleepy Brown also crafted huge commercial hits for TLC, En Vogue, and Ludacris. Their catalog of…

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Rub Radio – 2018 New Year’s Eve Mix

DJ Ayres and DJ Eleven are back for a “New year’s Eve” special edition of The Rub. Originally presented by the mighty “Okayplayer” website, the mix is a taste of things to come at “The Bell House” in Brooklyn on December 31. Download Rub Radio – 2018 New Year’s Eve Mix If you want to…

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Rub Radio – Mike Will Made It Special

We’re launching a new series of Hip-Hop History mixes, highlighting producers.  We’re starting with Mike Will Made It, a multiplatinum beatmaker who has crafted hit records over the last 6 years for Future, Ciara, Rae Sremmurd, 2 Chainz, Juicy J, Drake, Rihanna, Beyonce – pretty much all the major hip-hop and R&B artists on the radio in this decade.  Mike…

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Rub Radio (October 2017)

Prince Klassen takes over Rub Radio this month with a mix featuring music by Action Bronson, Mura Masa, Cool Kids, Kid Cudi, Chronixx and more! DOWNLOAD Rub Radio October 2017 Tracklist: Action Bronson – The Choreographer Washed Out – Burn Out Blues (Prince Klassen edit) Mura Masa feat Tom Tripp – Helpline Brockhampton – Sweet…

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