1. Benji B and his String Ensemble (VIDEO).

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    BBC Radio 1′s Benji B recently went to the historic Maida Vale studios, hopped on the 1-and-2′s, all the while accompanied with a 16-piece string ensemble for an all the way live mix. The resulting playlist sounds simply love-love, and posted here for your listening pleasure. When you’re done, please help yourself to some behind-the-scenes footage to round out your evening.


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    PLAYLIST
    Dwele – “A.N.G.E.L”
    Flying Lotus – “Do The Astral Plane” @3:47
    Ossie – “Love Crazy @8:23
    Bok Bok – “Silo Pass” @11:19
    Wiley – “Highs n Lows” @16:28
    S-X – “Bricks” @18:34
    Timberland – “Ayo Technology” (Instrumental) @22:17
    TNGHT – “Higher Ground” @26:08
    Kanye West – “Clique” @29:27
    Drake – “Headlines” @34:11
    Jeremih – “All The Time” @38:50
    Raphael Saadiq – “Skyy Can You Feel Me” @42:07


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    4 Comments

    1. Shabbaz

      Too much! Saw the Redbull show but this version is actually better as we see the expression on the faces of the musicians.

    2. hater_by_default

      UK publics TV tax/license payer money = wasted

      youtube search: Paul Dateh and Inka one “hip hop violin” <<< much better

    3. Qa'id

      Fine wine right there. Thoroughly enjoyed. I like to end my sets with Skyy Can You Feel Me too; I just tend to have one or two fewer stringed instruments backing me.

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