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Onra & Lexis - Throw'em up

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Onra & Lexis - Throw'em up

This summer, French producer Onra & Lexis, founder of Music Is My Sanctuary, got together in Montreal and recorded a mix inspired by a period that was really influential for both: mid-90's R&B club classics.

The concept of this mix is about the way people used to dance in those videos around 93 to 96. When people stopped doing the new jack swing kind of dancing and throwing up the hands in the air with that nonchalant baller attitude. Go back to videos from these years, everyone was doing the "throw’em up".

So, the "rules" they gave themselves were simple:

1) the mix begins at the point when New Jack ended
2) the mix finishes around '96 when a producer named Tim Mosley completely changed the R&B landscape. (that will be vol.2)
3) MC's featuring on R&B tracks were ok, but not the other way around.
4) Only one selection per artist (that was tough)

THROW'EM UP!

More about Lexis & download link: www.musicismysanctuary.com
More about Onra: www.soundcloud.com/onra

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DJ Ben Echo
DJ Ben Echo2 months agoReplyReport spam

Incredible mix. Thank you. Educating someone who thought they knew all there was to know about 90s hiphop and rnb.

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Jolie Young
Jolie Young1 year agoReplyReport spam

smooth

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Mickey Anderson
Mickey Anderson1 year agoReplyReport spam

I'm in that zone..

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Flatline4ever2 years agoReplyReport spam

Amazing!!!

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Lorna Blessed James2 years agoReplyReport spam

:-)

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DJMoneyBig2 years agoReplyReport spam

Jenny N - Agreed

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DJMoneyBig2 years agoReplyReport spam

Sweet groove man! Nothing like some chill 90s r&b to ease my mind.

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kamatashun2 years agoReplyReport spam

gooooooooooooddddddddddd!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Belinda Formosa
Belinda Formosa3 years agoReplyReport spam

Thumbs Up! :)

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coding baby six3 years agoReplyReport spam

Throw 'em up is definitely in my fav'd top ten casts.

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Júlia Vécsei3 years agoReplyReport spam

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Goska Bee3 years agoReplyReport spam

yeah!

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Jenny Nguyen3 years agoReplyReport spam

i love this - reminds me of good times, when commercial r&b was sexy :)

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DJ Black Ice
DJ Black Ice3 years agoReplyReport spam

I was planning on doing the same type of mix as this last month. I didn't pull it together because of the holidays, but I def enjoyed this! You had some songs in there I didn't even think about.

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Music Is My Sanctuary3 years agoReplyReport spam

Download Link in case you need it: http://www.musicismysanctuary.com/onr...

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