Kaytranada Remixes Afrika Bambaataa’s “Planet Rock”
One of the best producers in the world right now is Kaytranada. The Canadian born beatmaker remixes Afrika Bambaataa and the Soulsonic Force's iconic 1982 “Planet Rock," which Kay renamed the “Planet Invasion Remix.” The update is ready for your dancing needs, which he acknowledged on Twitter by saying, "it starts the party right."
The record is off the soundtrack for the upcoming documentary 808, which is set to premiere this Friday (Dec. 9) on Apple Music. The documentary focuses on the Roland TR-808 drum machine that has revolutionized hip-hop and pop music. The soundtrack also features remixes by Lunice, Boys Noize and Vanilla Ace. 808 will feature interviews with the Beastie Boys, ?uestlove, Pharrell, Diplo, Rick Rubin, New Order and Afrika Bambaataa, among others. Bump Kaytranada's remix of the classic song below.
Kaytranada previously did remixes to Chance The Rapper’s “All Night” and Solange's A Seat at the Table highlight “Cranes in the Sky.” The DJ/Producer has had a fantastic year, releasing his album 99.9.% and his 0.001% mixtape.
For Bambaataa, this is the first good news connected to him who accused of child molestation in April.
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