My KUTX: Riders Against The Storm

Chaka and Qi Dada are a married couple and the masterminds behind two Austin hip-hop institutions. There’s Riders Against The Storm, winners of two ‘Band Of The Year’ honors at the Austin Music Awards and a second-place prize from the International Songwriting Competition for their 2013 track “Holy Water.” And then there’s Body Rock ATX, a monthly dance party that celebrates it’s sixth birthday on Friday, February 5 at Empire Control Room. This week on My KUTX, we’re airing an archival guest DJ set from Chaka and Qi Dada featuring a handpicked hour of their favorite songs. Listen in the player at the bottom of the page.

–Art Levy

Riders Against The Storms’ playlist:

1. A Tribe Called Quest – “Excursions”

2. Janelle Monáe – “Sincerely, Jane”

3. Kassav’ – “Zouk la sé sèl médikaman nou ni”

4. Mélissa Laveaux – “Postman”

5. Lucy Pearl – “Dance Tonight”

6. Riders Against The Storm – “Holy Water”

7. Mapei – “Don’t Wait”

8. Lauryn Hill – “The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill”

9. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)”

10. Kanye West – “Family Business”

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