|| Title: Play It Like Papa (15 Years Of Papa Records)
|| Vocals: Various Artists
|| Producer: Various Artists
|| Released: 1970-01-01
|| Label: PAPA Records
One of the most loved UK soulful labels, Papa Records, celebrate 15 glorious years of brilliant musical output with their special anniversary compilation, Play It Like Papa. Established in 2002 in East London by producer and DJ Oli Lazarus, Papa Records quickly established themselves as one the best labels for soulful music. Sticking true to their sound, they have gone from strength to strength releasing approximately 100 singles and nearly 50 albums to date. Play It Like Papa is a true celebration of the timeless musical output from the label, and is available as a triple CD, which is divided into the Broken Beat & Nu Jazz, Soulful House and Deep House & House genres.
The track list boasts a huge list of cuts from heavyweight international shakers including; Blaze, Faze Action, Eli Escobar, Dennis Ferrer, Atjazz, Tony Momrelle, Dario DAttis, Bugz In the Attic, Jon Cutler, Matthias Heilbronn, Osunlade, Simon Grey, Richard Earnshaw, Restless Soul and so many more. Favourites such as The Light, Cant Stop and Second Guess come from PAPA Records homegrown band Reel People on some of their acclaimed collaborations with vocalists Angela Johnson, Jag, Dyanna Fearon, Vanessa Freeman and Sharlene Hector, among others. Play It Like Papa also features tracks from upcoming talents Sebb Junior andSaison, whose How You Feel is an exclusive new track available on digital download of the album.
One particular artist who has worked very closely with Papa Records over the years is the legendary DJ Spinna, who has released and remixed for label on tracks such as We Can Change This World, Living My Life, Back To You and his acclaimed Intergalactic Soul album and more. So who better to put on DJ mix duty for this special album than the Brooklyn deck wizard himself! Fasten your seat belts as DJ Spinna takes us on a Papa excursion delivering 3 superb exclusive journeys into each genre.
Posted on : 2017-11-18