DAD Mix 029: Disc Jockey Nappy

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You may know Nappy as one of the most enthusiastic pieces of the DAD puzzle (and true bass music connoisseur), but we’re not sure if you’re up on Disc Jockey Nappy, the DJ/refixer/producer side of Nappy’s chamber. When he says he’s been around for a while, that’s no fluff. He’s been in the game for the last 15 years, doing everything from DJing hip-hop on Princeton University’s WPRB 103.3 FM (as well as learning the flipside of the music industry as an intern with Def Jam, including being on the road with the “Def Jam Vendetta” tour) to rubbing elbows with the thriving dance music scene in Philadelphia, back when Diplo was getting the Hollertronix name up. He was the innovator of “thugstep,” the sound of rap music and bass music colliding, with a number of his refixes getting play worldwide, including by Coki on Kiss FM. He’s spun guest mixes on Sirius XM’s Shade45, and has been discovering new acts before they become household names.

We say all of that to say that Nappy’s pedigree as a DJ and selector of fine musics is official, and for the Fourth of July holiday week(end), he wanted to bring forth a special mix of bass music. We have a feeling you either won’t know who some of these acts are, and if you do, you’ve possibly not heard these tracks. Nappy’s keen ear for bombastic tracks is vital, and we’re proud to have him putting on for DAD. Fire up your grills to the selection; this is that charcoal smell by the pool turnup. Be sure to peep those unreleased tracks on here. Massive shouts to Jaap on the artwork; check out his other pieces and hit him via Twitter for more of his work.

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Tracklist:

01. Tarz – Lethargic
02. Kuantum – Distracted ft. Mateba
03. Ookay – Fessions
04. A$AP Rocky – LONG LIVE A$AP (QUARRY x DVST Sadboyz Bootleg)
05. GAMEFACE – MUDA
06. HI$TO x Laerec – PO’IN UP [Unreleased]
07. LOUDPVCK – TRAP LORDS (Feat. A$AP Ferg & Bodega Bamz)
08. Clicks & Whistles – You Do
09. Nacho Picasso & Avatar Darko – Black Velvet
10. Cidinho e Doca – Eu So Quero (Mala Noche Trap Flip)
11. Bro Safari & UFO! – Burn The Block
12. Strooly – Hi Ho [Unreleased]
13. Freddie Gibbs – Came Up
14. TEMPL∆ – FRNDZ
15. Boy Wonder Ft. 2 Chainz & Reese – 2OE (HPNTK Remix) [Unreleased]
16. Dirty Chocolate x SVPERIOR – GANG KILLA$
17. heRobust x Two Fresh – Throw That [Unreleased]
18. MANIKAN & Taste Tester – Back2Back
19. French Montana – Bust It Open
20. Migos ft Drake – Versace (KickRaux Trap 2.0 Remix)
21. SHACKLES – I Love A Hood Bitch ft. Nicki Minaj [Unreleased]
22. Lost – Elephant Tusk
23. Rx & Shiftee – Think About It
24. Nouveau Palais – She Won’t Leave
25. TRC – Sex
26. Filth Collins – Bomb Bass
27. Rudi Redz – Pepper Pot
28. Stabber – S4LM4
29. Powder – Sipping
30. Oddzilla & Myz Beats – JIGGLE (Twurkaholics Anthem) [Unreleased]
31. Knife Party – LRAD (Heroes x Villains Remix) [Unreleased]
32. Matt Sayers – Glowstick (Kid Cedek Remix)
33. Eliphino – More Than Me (J-Lah Remix)
34. Drippin X Strictface – Buss Me Gunz

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