Tuesday, January 11, 2011

New Outstanding Gap Band Mix By DJ Synapse...

The homie DJ Synapse has collaborated with music legend Uncle Charlie Wilson to chronicle his imfluence on today's and past hip hop, pop and r&b culture.

From the press release:

The influence of Uncle Charlie Wilson on r&b and hip-hop is extraordinary. From being the main force in the legendary Gap Band, who's classic songs "Yearnin For Your Love", "Outstanding" and "Dropped A Bomb On Me" have been sampled in countless hip-hop, r&b and pop songs, to being featured on many newer artist's current songs. Join DJ Synapse, who takes listeners through some of the greatest Charlie Wilson compisitions and Gap Band songs, and the songs that sampled them, as well as newer songs by Kanye West, T-Pain and Lil Kim that have featured the seminal r&b star.

Make sure to look out for Charlie's new album "Just Charlie" and the single "You Are" which is getting mega-airplay on urban radio.

Info about DJ Synapse:

Synapse has been a fixture on the New York scene for over 10 years, and he's known as a "culture purveyor", as he schools his audiences on way more than just music. His connection to the founders of DJ culture is undeniable, becoming respected by the originators, and the new guard.


DJ Synapse - Outstanding: Charlie Wilson & The Gap Band's Hip Hop Legacy by DJ Synapse NYC


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