Aaliyah – “Rock The Boat (Pase Rock Midnight Mix)”

Image via Pase Rock
Image via Pase Rock

There are some artists out there who I get so tired hearing remixes of, even if they’re dope. For some reason, Aaliyah isn’t one of them. As long as the sounds fall right, I could listen to new Aaliyah remixes on the regular. Hence why I’m loving what Pase Rock did here. The original “Rock The Boat” already had island vibes flowing through it, but there’s something about the soulful pianos (Frankie Knuckles nod?) and the beautiful percussion added to this one that sets it apart. Truly has a vibe where, if it got dropped on a club in Jamaica during the late-night hour, you will have an entire crowd bouncing in unison. Life-changing sounds. Proper sunny afternoon music as well.