Oh Boy! Just Blaze Brings Out Unreleased Roc-A-Fella Goodies In A Radio Set (Mix)

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This week, producer/DJ Just Blaze was a guest host on Q-Tip’s Abstract Radio show on Beats 1. Just filled in for the man who provided guest vocals to his “Girls, Girls, Girls” hit for Jay Z nearly 15 years ago. Rather than just playing what he feels, the veteran New Jersey hit-maker brought a bag of unreleased relics with him.

During the nearly two hours of radio, the mentor to Jay Electronica, Saigon, and others treated Heads to alternate mixes of material he recorded during the Roc-A-Fella Records reign. While there, Just (along with Kanye West, Pharrell, and Bink!) helped define the movement with a sound trademarked by Jay, Cam’ron, Freeway, and others. Included is a Black Album-intended mix of Jay Z’s “Early This Morning,” a Robert Glasper-featuring version of ‘Ye’s “Touch The Sky” smash single, and a Diplomats-heavy version of Cam’ron’s “I Really Mean It.” There are other goodies from Freeway, Rick Ross, Usher, and some of J.B.’s more contemporary collaborators. This radio rip is a gift that keeps on giving.

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Fresh off of giving away his 2000s-era drum samples, do anybody have the giving spirit this season more than Just Blaze?

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