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Music Video Mix Show Theater 5000: Ep. 21 | HBD Pete Rock, MV Tribute

A music video tribute to one of my all-time favorite Hip-Hop producers, Pete Rock. All Soul Brother #1 related music videos ranging with cuts during CL Smooth days, collabs with Heavy D.,  Inspectah Deck, INI, and remixes for Da Youngsta’s, Das EFX, Public Enemy, House of Pain, sprinkled with some of his Petestrumentals, sampled, and…

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Chat Room Get Down: Ep. 20 | Giant Pup + Disco & Funk

Disco + Funk kinda mood and also some green screen fun with Ooree the pup in this episode of The Chat Room Get Down. It was a hot day this week and felt perfect to play some vibes from Salsoul classics from Loleatta Holloway, First Choice, to midtempo burners from Teddy Pendegrass, Lou Rawls, and…

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Music Video Mix Show Theater 5000: Ep. 20 | Ooree’s Green Screen Takeover

Special edition of MVMST5k features Ooree appearances, treat redemptions in place of my usual cookie redemption, and lots of pup screen time. Music wise, we dove a little into everything from Funk, Hip-Hop, R&B, New Jack, House, and K-Pop. Thank you to everyone who tuned in to enjoy some music with Ooree and I. Big…

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Chat Room Get Down: Ep. 19 | Open Format

A mellow kind of open format night. Some Hip‑Hop, Modern Funk, Future & 2000’s R&B, Cookie and Dog treat redemptions, great chats and stories. Played a few Bay Area artist cuts from Max Kane, Teeko, Gyrefunk, and Nurseboogy. I forgot to press record on my local, so I had to download the recording from Twitch,…

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Prince Tribute – (MV Set | MVMST5k: Ep. 19)

An all Prince music videos tribute, including a few related artists he’s produced for, written songs, collaborated with etc. Prince is definitely one of the greatest of all time, and I feel like there will never be another, atleast in my lifetime. Happy Birthday, Prince! Disabled a few of the channel rewards for tonight and…

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Happy Hour Fridays Crew: 5.28.21 | Uptempo R&B, House, & Electronic

More fun with the Happy Hour Fridays Crew. Music video set here of Mid to Uptempo R&B, House, and Electronic vibes. Sounds like Tom Misch, Slakah the Beatchild, Masego, Kaytranada, Jay Diggs, Goldlink, Omar, Zo, Foreign Exchange, Hoodrich Disco, Disclosure, C2C and more. Would’ve loved to have Calamansi Soju again for this one but I…

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Chat Room Get Down: Ep. 17 | Movie Soundtracks, TV Themes & Related

Decided to play some of my favorite cuts from random soundtracks. Everything ranging from cartoon OST like Transformers, G.I. Joe, to anime like Evangelion and Dragon Ball Super. Can’t do a soundtracks set without some iconic 80’s/90’s tracks from Back To The Future, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Bloodsport, to TV themes like from Miami…

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Heavy D Tribute – (MV Set | MVMST5k: Ep. 18)

No mic on this one till my closing minutes. One of my favorite artists growing up, Heavy D (Rest In Peace) was such a dope MC, performer, dancer, and really had a great range of hits from the Boom Bap Hip-Hop to the R&B sprinkled Hip-Hop love songs. This night fell on Heavy D’s Birthday…

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Chat Room Get Down: Ep. 16 | Classic Hip‑Hop & Hip‑Pups

This was the second stream while having Ooree by myself, so I just decided to do a wide screen Puppy Cam during my set. All Classic Hip-Hop joints, Golden Era, Boom Bap, some live blends, Bay Area houser cuts, and ofcourse a few tricks by Ooree the pup.  Thank you to everyone who tuned in…

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Music Video Mix Show Theater: Ep. 17 | Viewer Request Night + Puppy Cam

First time doing a stream while having our new pup, Ooree by myself. Didn’t want to totally neglect her so decided to do a shorter stream while opening up the request line to everyone to make it a little easier for me to multi task. It was fun! Got her to do some tricks, random…

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Chat Room Get Down: Ep. 15 | Headnod Beats & Electronic, Fownky, Jazzy Steppers

Staying with the mellow vibes this week. Futuristic sounding to soulful instrumentals, to modern funk slaps and live covers and remixes. This was also the 1st time the Dance Cam and Vinyl Mode Channel Point Rewards were redeemed! Shoutout to  TheLessCoolNaterTot and Mrs_Ordinary for playing! As usual, I can never play a set without throwing…

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Music Video Mix Show Theater 5000: Ep. 16 | Smooth R&B & Soulful Hip‑Hop

Some of my favorite R&B and Soulful Hip-Hop tracks that run around that 92-96 bpm groove. More on the mellow tip, but just enough groove to make you want to move your feet. Classics from Brandy, Joya, Aaliyah, Groove Theory, Babyface,  to electronic soulful sounds from R Les, Zo!, Grooveman Spot, Seoul Avenger. This theme…

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Music Video Mix Show Theater 5000: Ep. 15 | James Brown Hot Tub Funk Machine

Had to bust out the Hot Tub for this JB tribute stream. James Brown classics along lesser known tracks, and covers. Also included are the songs by related artists from The JB’s, Dee Felice Trio, to his funky divas Marva Whitney, Lyn Collins, etc. Hip-Hop would be totally different or maybe even non-existant without James…

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FST: In Your House 3 | Stop AAPI Hate Fundraiser DJ Set

It’s the Freestyle Takeover: In Your House 3, and this time it was to fundraise towards Stop AAPI Hate. A variety of stream from rhythm/dance games to DJ sets, all in 1 weekend to spread awareness against the violence, and to stand with our fellow brothers/sisters in the asian community. For my DJ set, I…

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Chat Room Get Down: Ep. 14 | Analog vs. Digital pt. 2

Decided to do another round of Serato vs Vinyl. Sounds from Bastard Jazz, Cookin’ Soul, Stro Elliot, Pete Rock, Seoul Avenger, to some boogie, disco, afro-beat and electronic 2-steppers. Thank you to everyone who tuned in to enjoy some music with me. Big shoutout to Original Videorat and Snorlocks as always, for helping mod the…

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Music Video Mix Show Theater 5000: Ep. 14 | Hip‑Hop Night

All Hip-Hop in this one. East coast, west coast, slow groovers, and up-tempo movers from all eras. Shock G of Digital Underground passed away earlier this week so had to sprinkle some of my fave videos of theirs. Rest In Peace, Shock G. Thank you to everyone who tuned in to enjoy some music with…

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Rock the School Bells 14 FundRaid Event | All Vinyl Set

Played an all vinyl set for RTSB 14. Rock The School Bells is a great program for the community and the youth. The fundraiser for this event was to provide scholarships to the youth through their hip-hop and the arts. I went all genres in this one + played some vinyl that I’ve been meaning…

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Chat Room Get Down: Ep.13 | All Prince + Related Artists Show

It’s crazy that it’s already been 5 years since Prince passed away. The show fell on the night as his death anniversary so I decided to do a little Prince tribute during the stream. A little more focused on his dance tracks and geared towards what street dancers would typically get down to. Hits, lesser…

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Music Video Mix Show Theater 5000: Ep. 13 | 2v2 Redman & Method Man vs. GURU & Nas

Since the Pandemic and lockdowns started, Timbaland and Swizz started up their Verzuz IG channel which showcased the music of 2 artists over the years. Redman vs Method Man was scheduled for 4/20 (very fitting), and I’ve always loved their music, so I wanted to do a tribute of their music videos the night before….

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Music Video Mix Show Theater 5000 x Happy Hour Fridays Pop‑up

Did another guest slot with the Happy Hour Fridays crew. It was also my brother in-law’s birthday, so I went with a little music video set of some 80s/90s classics, New Jack Swing, and Golden Era Hip-Hop.  In spirit of the Happy Hour vibe, I created a Calamansi Soju shot channel reward redemption, but I…

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