Monday, May 11, 2020


Usually I would try to make something special for my Birthday as a special thanks to everyone that has supported me over the years but this year is different. The year 2020 will be remembered as the year the whole world changed as the Covid-19 virus as affected everyone around the globe. A lot of lives have been lost & a lot of us have lost some of our loved ones & heroes. We're also dealing with a lot of madness & ugliness out here. Rest In Peace to Hamilton Bohannon, Tony Allen, Fred The Godson, Florian Schneider (co-creator of Kraftwerk), Andre Harrell (Dr. Jekyll/Uptown Records), Little Richard, & my brother, Ben "TY" Chijioke.

To tell you the truth, I really wasn't in the right mind to make something creative for my Birthday. I was too busy trying to adapt to the "new normal", with the Beat Junkie Institute Of Sound shutting down & shifting to learn how to teach DJ classes online. I was also trying to finish up the new Visionaries album (including the Rawlsmatic (J-Rawls & Rhettmatic) album & other projects) during the downtime and on top of that, making sure my Mom & myself are staying safe & healthy.

Instead of trying to push myself to create an album or a new mix, I decided to put up a few mixes that I have done in the...  more


released May 10, 2020

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