Soul Music of the World
A potent mix of neo soul, hip hop,and jazz to move and, share, and enjoy. @djcomeofage
Lifetime feat Kia Bennett

Originally from Richmond, VA Kia Bennett currently resides in Washington D.C.  I first heard her work on the Soulpersona Compilation (UK) a couple of years ago. We've been in touch with Kia since then and were more than ecstatic to have an opportunity to feature her music. "Lifetime" has been a favorite of mine for a minute now. I hope it speaks to you in the same way it did to me. Take a minute to discover and share the work of Ms. Bennett. She'd love to hear from you as well. Contact Kia via email at: and as always, your feedback is always welcome.

Keep in touch!

DJ Come of Age

Direct download: Lifetime_feat_Kia_Bennett.mp3
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November 2010 by DJ Eric

 1. Omar & Estelle - Lay It Down
2. Chris Youngblood - Love In The Morning
3. Joi - 17inch Of Snow
4. Lauryn Hill - Repercussions
5. Norman Thomas - So Good Feat. Pham Recording Artist Lenora
6. Elisabeth Withers - Alright
7. The Roots - Now or Never feat. Phonte & Dice Raw
8. Trice - Music Is My Only Mean
9. Jeff Hendrick - You're A Trip
10.C.E.L. - Fresh Nostalga
11.C.E.L. - K.I.M.
12.Rahsaan Patterson - No Danger
13.Lyfe Jennings - Learn From This
14.Ty Causey - Recognize
15.Dwele - She A Star
16.Joy Dennis - Music Is
17.Asa - Maybe


Direct download: Nov2010_DJ_Eric.mp3
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Beautiful Sounds by DJ Nerstylist

  I started this mix in 2007, finished it in 2008, and am now finally seeing it come to fruition in 2010. I actually intended for this mix to be a CD release, but ultimately decided that making it freely downloadable would be the best approach.

The title "Beautiful Sounds" is pretty self explanatory. Basically, I wanted to take all things that sound beautiful, blend these things together, package it, then share it with all of you. When I think of the phrase "Beautiful Sounds", I hear congas, horns, bass lines, jazz chords, latin rhythms, and sultry voices singing in languages I can't understand. If someone asked me what genres "Beautiful Sounds" would be comprised of, I'd mention jazz, afrobeat, bossanova, samba, salsa, soul, funk, and anything else you don't hear on your local radio station.

I'm quite satisfied with the way that this turned out, despite all the nit-picking I could still do with it. In retrospect, I never thought that my 10+ years of deejaying would amount to me putting out a mix such as this one. Early on in my DJ career, I always thought I would remain a hip-hop battle DJ practicing to be the next Q-bert (just like everyone else in the 90's). I'm nowhere close to competing for a DMC championship, but I'm content that my style has evolved to what it is now.

My heart and soul will always yearn for beautiful music, and as a DJ that's what I'll continue to provide...

-DJ Nerstylist

dj nerstylist - beautiful sounds

1. music 101 (ft. fela kuti)
2. d'angelo "spanish joint" [virgin]
3. grupo x ft. julie dexter "whatever you dream (you can begin)" [freestyle]
4. sunshine state "day job" (alister johnson remix) [do right!]
5. elizabeth shepherd trio "reversed" [do right!]
6. the five corners quintet ft. mark murphy "this could be the start of something" (povo remix) [ricky-tick]
7. quantic ft. alice russell "sound of everything" [tru-thoughts]
8. channel two "jazz move" [kajmere]
9. boogaloo "you gotta have freedom" [gamm]
10. radio city ft. bajka "everything" [ubiquity]
11. bonobo "inbetween the lines" (nostalgia 77 remix/alternate unreleased mix) [tru-thoughts]
12. ijeoma "stand tall" (club mix) [promo]
13. snafu76/slick rick "i shouldn't have done it" (snafu76 remix) [pr]
14. little kids/gangstarr ft. nice & smooth "dwyck" (little kids remix) [white]
15. chico mann "who you runnin' from" (quantic remix) [kindred spirits]
16. akoya afrobeat "wahala" [tip of the iceberg]
17. nightmares on wax "african pirates" (troubleman remix) [warp]
18. antibalas afrobeat orchestra ft. mayra vega "che che cole" [daptone]
19. antonio adolfo, brazil, & brazuka "luizao" [farout]
20. astrud gilberto "gingele" [perception]
21. dj alibi "one day" [tres]
22. greyboy "mastered the art" (nicola conte jet sounds remix) [ubiquity]
23. k54 "candomble" [urban allstars]
24. sergio mendes "rhoda" (smooth edit)
25. mahogany "take a look at me now!" (bossa mix) [white]
26. jazzconductor "wanda vital" [dicey]
27. loop professor vs gilberto gil (get your hand outta my pocket vol. 3) [gyhomp]
28. beatconductor "swing" (extended version) [dicey]
29. beatconductor "senor blues" [dicey]
30. color climax "pa coco solo" [breakin bread]
31. jimmy castor "the return of leroy pts 1 & 2" (original larry levan album mix) [salsoul]
32. jose james "red" [brownswood]

*all vinyl mix
*equipment used: 2 1200 technics turntables, 2 qbert ortofon concordes, rane ttm-56, pioneer efx-500, adobe audition, sony digital recorder
*drops by: realism, dj be brown
*quotes by: fela kuti, jose james, sergio mendes, herbie hancock

Shouts to: Mellow Orange, The Clearing, Sidewok Radio, Vibes & Stuff, Massive Selector, Flo-Ology, The People Oakland, Homegrown Blends, One Cypher, Monday Jazz, Yusai, Terry, Shay, Francis, Jeremy, Dandiggity, Amy Nabong, Melanie, Brandon, Marky, Yosaku, Concise, Jep, Phil, all the dancers, trendsetters, tastemakers, music-heads, and everyone else that has supported me through the years.

Direct download: Nerstylist_Beautiful_Sounds.mp3
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Fall Tonalities by Brent Crampton
Direct download: Fall_Tonalities_by_Brent_Crampton.mp3
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Stacye Branche is here!!
Direct download: They_Dont_Know_About_Us_by_Stacye_Branche.mp3
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