Rashad “Ringo” Smith: PASSPORT SESSIONS // 30-08-20

Born in England, raised in New York in a Jamaican and Haitian family, Rashad's formative musical years were spent in the company of Mos Def, Busta Rhymes and Q Tip. By 19 he was making beats for A Tribe Called Quest, moving on to produce for Mary J. Blige, remix Biggie and compose songs for Aaliyah, Fat Joe, Erykah Badu and En Vogue along with the rest of a long and eye-watering list of collaborators that gets fatter year by year. Tune in for Rashad 'Ringo' Smith's Passport Sessions to hear disco, boogie, jazz, reggae, dub, house and more music from all over the globe!

1- The Foreign Exchange: “So What If It Is” (Label) HBD Label Group

2- Cymande: “Brothers On The Slide” (Label) Janus Records

3- Geraldo Pino & The Heartbeats: “Africans must unite” (Label) EMI

4- Jay Electronica feat. Tone: “Victory Is In My Clutches” N/A

5- Lucy Pearl: “Without You” (Label) Virgin Records

6- Jukka Eskola: “1974" (Label) Free Agent Records

7- Virtual Shadow Ensemble: “New Moon (Whiro)” (Label) Noa Records

8- Shirley Caesar: “Message to the People” (Label) HOB Records

9- Coati Mundi Hernandez: “K Pasa-Pop” (Label) Island Records

10- The Eaton Canyon Royal Ensemble: “Take Me With U” (Label) Vitamin Records

11- Paulinho Da Costa: “Love Till The End Of Time” (Label) Pablo Today Records

12- Stevie Wonder: “Contusion” (Label) Tamla/Motown Records

13- Andre 3000: “Ufo Ninja” (Label) LaFace Records

14- Admas: “Anchi Bale Game” (Label) Frederiksberg Records/ African Heritage Records

15- Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & Wynton Marsalis: “The Ever Fonky Lowdown in 4” N/A

16- Mary J. Blige: “PMS” (Label) MCA Records

17- The Pointer Sisters: “Pinball Number Count” (Label) Sony Music

18- Erykah Badu & D’angelo: “Your Precious Love” (Label) Motown Records

19- Joby Valente: “Tu N’es Pas Riche, Tu N’es Pas Beau” (Label) Aux Ondes

20- Joåo Donato: “Amazonas (Keep Talking)” (Label) MPB Records

21- Betty Davis: “Anti Love Song” (Label) Just Sunshine Records

22- Beats International: “Dub Be Good To Me” (Label) London Records/ Go! Beat Records

23- D.J. Rogers: “Love Brought Me Back” (Label) Columbia Records

24- D.J. Rogers: “Bail Out” (Label) Selter Records

25- D.j. Rogers,jr.: “Wonderful, Beautiful, Amazing” (Label) Motown Records

26- Jyoti & Georgia Anne Muldrow: “This Walk” N/A

27- Mulatu Astatke: “Yekitir Astatke” (Label) Soundway Records

28- Run-DMC: “Jam-Master Jay” (Profile Records)

29- Super Cat ft. Rebel MC: “Code Red” N/A

30- Mantronix: “Got To Have Your Love” (Label) Capitol Records

31- Keni Burke: “Risin’ to the Top (Snowboys Acoustic Mix)” (Label) RCA Records

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