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Benji B: Archived tracklistings



14th September 2009
We re-spin the tracks you’re feeling at the moment, including an exclusive from Funkineven 1956 and music from LCD Soundsystem, Electric Wire Hustle, Hudson Mowhawke, Silkie, Waajeed, Falty DL, Dam Funk and loads more.

7th September 2009
Album previews of the biggest releases this week courtesy of Jay Z, Raekwon, Q Tip and Shafiq Hussain. Plus new music from Hudson Mowhawke, Floating Points, Cooly G, Funkineven 1956 and carnival sounds from Donae'o, Zed Bias and loads more. Big show!

31st August 2009
Benji B Carnival Special! 2 hours of the finest Carnival Sounds from Hip Hop & RnB to Garage and Dancehall. This week with special guest mixes from Robbo Ranks and Zed Bais!

24th August 2009
Benji B with 2 hours of nothing but big tunes! This week we revisit tunes from Donaeo, Zed Bias and DJ Spinna and build the hype for next week’s carnival special!

17th August 2009
This week Benji is joined by the UKG pioneer Zed Bias for an exclusive album Preview! Listen back to hear exclusive and up front material from his new album set for release in Spring 2010! 

10th August 2009
Two hours of heat from the one & only Benji B. This week Benji pays tribute to Titus ‘Baatin’ Glover, as well as dropping tunes from Dam-Funk, Donaeo and Q Tip.

3rd August 2009
2 hours of the freshest upfront beats with Benji B. Including tracks from Mos Def, Roska and Skream, as well as an exclusive track from Zed Bias

27th July 2009
2 hours of heat from Benji B fresh back in the UK after visiting New York. Including tracks from Sa Ra Creative Partners, Mos Def and original recordings of Zulu Nation from 1980!

20th July 2009
It’s all about the African rhythms this week. Benji was joined by the incredible drummer and founder of Afrobeat, Tony Allen. He talks about playing with Fela Kuti & Africa 70, how he feels about artists including Common sampling his work and explains why drum machine developers need to talk to him!

13th July 2009
Benji brings you highlights from Joker and Martyn's sets from Sonar Festival 2009, recorded exclusively for the BBC. Plus new music from Mark Pritchard ft. Wiley, MED and Finale and some classic 2-step thrown in for good measure.

6th July 2009
Exclusive tracks from Azymuth and Jazmine Sullivan, a brand new Pepe Bradock remix and something fresh from Shafiq Husayn of Sa Ra Creative Partners, Cooly G, Q-Tip & Debruit!

29th June 2009
This week Benji pays tribute to Michael Jackson with an hour of MJ heat.

22nd June 2009
This week Benji delivers a killer 'Brainfeeder Mix', as well as sampling album tracks from Sa Ra Creative Partners & Georgia Ann Muldrow.

15th June 2009
This week Benji was joined by special guest J Rocc of the world famous Beat Junkies DJ crew. He gave us a one hour megamix playing exclusives from the vault of J Dilla, Madlib, Loose Ends and dubplates from Damian Marley, Barrington Levy and Junior Reid.

In his interview he shared new music from MED & Azymuth and gave us the very first listen to two tracks from his forthcoming LP on Stones Throw

 8th June 2009
With the release of Mos Def's new album 'The Ecstatic', Benji B did an album preview of three tracks "Roses", "History" and "Pretty Danger". Plus a little music dedication to Prince as he celebrates his 51st birthday today.


1st June 09
 Benji B, playing the best in underground soulful beats including an oldie from Estelle ft Wajedd and a new cut from Kanye West and co. Drop us an email and we will shout you out next week. Benjib@bbc.co.uk


25th May 09
Heavy-weight tracks in the show from Drake, Amerie, Martyn & more
Share your thoughts on the show and we will shout you out next week... Benjib@bbc.co.uk...


18th May 09
Benji B on 1Xtra
Check out heavy-weight tracks in the show from J Dilla, Amerie, Martyn & more
Share your thoughts on the show and we will shout you out next week... Benjib@bbc.co.uk...

And remember tune in at the new time Sunday night 00:00 - 02:00am every week 


11th May 09
Waajeed passed through the studio on his way back from Southport Weekend, to talk about the weekend, working with Jazmine Sullivan on new track 'Jumpoff' (which you'll only hear on this show!) and to play some wicked tunes...

Plus music from Martyn, Pete Rock, Slum Village and Maddslinky.

Share your thoughts on the show and we will shout you out next week... Benjib@bbc.co.uk...

And remember tune in at the new time Sunday night 00:00 - 02:00am every week - Martyn will be our special guest next week.


3rd May 09
Brand new music from Pete Rock, Zed Bias and Slum Village. Plus probably the first time Benji's worn a suit to do the show so we were sounding and looking slick!

27th April 09 
Benji B kicked off his new slot in style tonight... brand new music from DOOM, Toddla T, Clipse and Mark Pritchard plus we brought you two mini mixes inspired by Summer and Sundays!...

And remember tune in at the new time Sunday night 00:00 - 02:00am every week!!

19th April 09
Benji B With music from MF Doom, Floating Points, Mark Pritchard & Silkie...

11th April 09
Benji B with music from Stevie Wonder, Extra T & Aleem  

4th April 09
Benji B in conversation with Q-Tip plus music from Apple, GB Dub and Peven Everett. 

27th March 09
Benji B with music from Flying Lotus, Betty Padgett and Madslinky

20th March 09
Benji B was joined in conversation by Dorian Concept 

13th March 09
Benji B was joined by Mark Pritchard live in the Studio

6th March 09
Benji B was joined by Mayer Hawthorne live in the Studio.

27th February 09
Benji B in conversation with Juan Atkins. 

20th February 09
Benji B brings you an Exclusive Hyperdub Record label showcase.

13th February 09
Benji B was joined by Phlash & Friends

6th February 09
Benji B with new music plus Live Music from 'Jazzanova'.

30th January 09
Benji B with a Tribute to John Martyn

23rd January 09
Benji B with music from Bullion, Flying Lotus & Martyn

16th January 09
Benji B Celebrating 50 Years of Motown and also your weekly dose of new music that only Benji B can bring!

9th January 09
Benji B with music from Lukid, Mayer Hawthorne & James Pants.  Plus a tribute to Freddie Hubbard. 

2nd January 09 
Benji B - Best Of 2008 Mixtape Pt2

26th December 08
Benji B - Best Of 2008 Mixtape Pt1

19th December 08
Domu in for Benji B

12th December 08
Benji B in the mix with music from Kaidi Tatham, Omar S and a Triplett from Common.

5th December 08
Benji B in the mix with music from Q-Tip, Peven Everett and Cameo.  Plus a Tempa Triplet. 

21st November
More Exclusives, more Big Beats mre classic cuts. Benji B,the first place for good music!!

14th November 08
Benji kicked off the night with a G.O.O.D Music Showcase.. featuring the likes of Kanye and Kid Cudi .. and as if that wasnt enough we were joined in the studio by an extra special guest - Chairman Mao.. Listen back to hear him drop an exclusive Mix!!

7th November 08
More good music from Benji B. The best of the new along with some classics cuts from way back when 

31st October 08
Benji B back in the building... Brand new music tonight from Dam Funk, Q Tip, PPP & Black Milk...

24th October 08
Domu back in again for Benji... tracks tonight from Martyn, Zed Bias, Kaidi Taitham, Tettory Bad and a massive track from Marco Polo & J Davey...

17th October 08
Whilst Benji is away we invited the one and only Domu to keep his chair warm! amazing music tonight from Clouds, Raj, Graymatter, Zed Bias Ft Jenna G and much more... Keep it locked!

10th October 08
Benji B brought you some seriously good music tonight!!.. In the mix with Raphael Saadiq, Bilal, Harmonic 313 plus fresh new music from Eric Lau, The Foreign Exchange, The Long Lost (FlyLo Remix) and GZA!

3rd October 08
Tonight Benji B was joined by the one and only Dam-Funk hot off his UK debut last night!!.. Listen back to hear exclusive cuts off the forthcoming 'Rhythm Tracks' and 'Toeachizown' on Stones Throw... Plus an amazing Mini Mix from the man himself... one not to be missed!

26th September 08
Benji B on 1xtra.. with the freshest new music.. tonight hot newness from GZA, Black Milk, PPP, Jake One Ft MF Doom and Dam Funk..

19th September 08
Benji has special guests PPP with exclusive tracks from their new album. Plus unreleased tracks from Estelle and Jazmine Sullivan.

12th September 08
Benji B with the best in soulful underground music

5th September 08
Benji B brings you fresh tracks from Jake One Feat MF Doom, J*Davey, Santogold & Diplo plus a triple hitter from Madlib!

29th August 08
Benji B on 1xtra!... big new tunes from Roots Manuva, Dorian Concept Madlib and Raphael Saadiq.

22nd August 08
Benji B on 1xtra!... big tracks from Slugabed, J Electronica and Paul White... plus an extra special carnival warm up mix!

15th August 08
Benji B on 1xtra!... Tonight Benji brought you hot new tracks from Jay Z, Erykah Badu Ft Pharaohe Monch, PPP and Phlash & Friends.. Plus a special tribute to the passing of Bernie Mac and Isaac Hayes...

8th August 08
Benji B on 1xtra!... on tonights show music from Wiley, Kid Cudi, Fela Kuti and Q-Tip. For more Hip Hop, check out the 1xtra hip hop show this Saturday from midnight when Benji stands in for Semtex.

1st August 08
On tonights show music from N Dambi, Theo Parrish, Jay Electronica, 88 Keys and a hot track from Flying Lotus...

25th July 08
Benji B on 1xtra!... on tonights show music from Wiley, Kid Cudi, Fela Kuti and Q-Tip.

18th July 08
Benji B brings you new music from Ras G, Gas Lamp Killer, Lalah Hathaway and another amazing track from 2000 Black feat Face!

11th July 08
Benji B was joined by the one and only Mr James Pants in the studio tonight!.. He blessed us with a extra special mix... and benji dropped tracks from Seun Kuti, Dam Funk, Cloud 1 and the hot new Raphael Saadiq and Stevie Wonder track!!

4th July 08
Benji B played some amazing tunes tonight from the likes ofJay Electronica, Rapheal Saadiq Feat Stevie Wonder, New Little Brother, 2000 Black and 88 Keys!

27th June 08
Benji B brings you the real music!!.. Tracks from Dwele, Jay Z, Wale, Finn Peters and OHNO!

20th June
Benji B giving you brand new music, straight from the studios from the hottest beat makers. Highlights includes Wale, Lokas, Martyn

13 June
Benji B packs in some amazing tunes, plus hear mix by NYC's Sucio Smash!

6th June
Benji B packs so many amazing tunes into his show tonight!! featuring brand new tracks from The Roots, Lil Wayne, NERD, Roots Manuva and 2000 Black....

30th May
Benji B has special guest Mark Prichard in the Studio talkin about his move to Australia, new releases and upcoming projects.. plus goes into the mix for us!

Other music on the show comes to you from J Dilla, IG Culture, Elmore Judd, Sa Ra Creative Partners and of course Mark Pritchard/Harmonic 313... 

23rd May
Benji brings you some amazing music this week.. from the likes of Erykah Badu, Dabrye, Flying Lotus, Finn Peters, Soul Phiction and a classic from Gal Costa.

16th May
Deviation's Benji kicks off another massive show with a new track from Pharoahe Monch.. plus tracks from Finn Peters, Jose James, Daedelus, Rebirth and The Sunburst Band ... plus a special little 'Flute' Mix..

09th May
Benji's brings you another massive Deviation show with tracks from Kaidi Taitham, Finn Peters, Phlash & Friends, Brand new Al Green and exclusive Dilla tracks...

02nd May
Benji's got a date with the rate, plus the usual exclusives and upfront underground soul

Plus an extra special Deviation Stormy Mix!!!
25th April
Benji B brings you a massive show tonight with special guest Flying Lotus in from the USA to play tracks from his '1983' album and the 'Reset' EP.. plus some exclusives and remixes..

18th April
This week Benji brings us some brand new tracks from Dilla's - Pay Jay, some brand new Guilty Simpson plus tracks from Santogold, Flying Lotus and Matthew Dear...

11th April
Benji B brings you the Deviation with special guest Muhsinah dropping by for a chat and to bless us with a freestyle!

4th April
Benji B Presents you with the Underground. Listen back to the Deviation Don, Benji B, Only on 1Xtra


21st March
Benji gives you brand new Guilty Simpson and some old David Bowie!! 

14th March
Benji B gives you straight Underground with tracks from Nutmeg, Annabel and Flying Lotus 

7th March
Benji B takes you on a musical journey showcasing the deeper side of music. Tracks from Little Dragon & Erykah Badu, plus an exclusive D'angelo cut

29th Febuary 2008
Benji B returns fresh from New Zealand, with brand new music and an album focus on Erykah Badu's latest release, there's no need to listen to anything else

22nd Febuary 2008
Domu stands in for Bengi but maintains a high standard of music

15th February 2008 
Domu plays Music from Sa-ra, Blue Mitchelle, JMB and Likid!  

8th February 2008
Benji B plays Music From Geoglogy Eric Lau and Jill Scott! 

1st February 2008
Benji B Plays Music From Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu and Black Spade!  
  
25th January 2008
Benji giving you the straight Underground Soul incl new Dam Funk and Flying Lotus

18th Janury 2008
Benji B plays Music From Paul White, Sky King and Marvin Gaye   

11 January 2008
Benji B Plays Music From Jay Electronica, Tawiah and  Pete Rock

04 January 2008 
Benji B Plays Music From  Teedra Moses, James Mason & Weldon Irvine   

27 December 2007
Benji B Plays music from Jack Sample Pros, Theo Parish & Be  

21 December 2007
Benji B plays music J Dilla, Guilty Simspon & Lupe Fiasco 
 
14 December 2007 
Benji B plays music from Al Green, Powell, Be &  Wu Tang   

7th December 2007 
Benji B play plays music from Tawiah, J Dilla, Lukid & Paul White  

30 November 2007
Benji B plays music from Erykah Badu, Zaki & DJ Drama Feat Outkast  

23 November 2007
Benji B plays music from Tawiah, Paul White, Wu Tang Clan  

16 November 2007
Benji B is plays music from  Scarface, Eryka Badu & Curtis Mayfield

9th November 2007
Benji B is plays music from Dego & Kaidi,Nightlife Unlimited & Dam Funk
   
2nd November
Benji B is back from Toronto with nothing but true Deviation Sounds....! Need he say more?

26th October
Domu in for Benji B, playing music from Slum Village, Ashley Thomas DJ Marin and Mike Dunn

19th October
Domu in for Benji B.

12th October
Benji B Plays music from Can, J Live, Tony Allen and The Flying Lotus 

5th October
Benji B plays music from J Dilla, Zed Bias ft Soul Zansika and Donald Byrd

28th September
Benji B plays music from Supreme Team, Babara & Ernie, Bullion and Chester P.

21st September
More Underground soulful sounds from Benji B.  Playing music from Guilty Simpson,  Benga & Coki and Skream

14th September
Benji B pays tribute to Joe Zawinul and Bobby Byrd.

24th August
Getting warmed up for carnival!

17th August
More underground classics with Benji B.

10th August
Delving deep into the underground. Everything from Soul to Disco to Dudstep courtesy of Benji B!

3rd August
Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Fela Kuti's passing. Benji speaks to Seun Kuti and brings you more gems from the underground!

27th July
Benji drops some killer joints from the new Common album Finding Forever.

20th July
Fresh beats from Benji B

13th July
Interview with Robert Glasper and live tracks from Wu Tang Clan!

6th July
Ty & Kory pass through the studio, plus live tracks from Talib Kweli at Jazz Cafe!

29th June
Live tracks from Tawiah and Pharaoh Monch!

22nd June
Benji B and Steve Spacek present International Soundsystem, recorded live from Sonar 2007, Barcelona

15th June
Benji B with fresh beats, and a special West End Records tribute to commemorate the end of the label. 

8th June
Benji B with heavy sounds including brand new Dizzee Rascal, Marathon Men and an IG Culture Dubplate

1st June
Benji B bringing you fresh, upfront soulful beats

25th May
A heavyweight mix inspired by the 40th Southport Weekender

18th May
Soulful sounds from the underground...

11th May
Soulful sounds with Benji B

4th May
Very special James Brown tribute show

27th April
New Theo Parrish droppin' and we gave away tickets to the mighty 40th Southport Weekender!

20th April
Heavy show including some wicked Tawiah tunes from her R1 Maida Vale Session

13th April
No show this week as it was Dancehall After Dark. Hold tight Deviation crew, Benji will be back next week!

6th April
Easter bank holiday vibessss!

30th March
Benji B mixing it up!

23rd March
Fresh beats from Benji B

16th March
Benji B bringing you the best in soulful sounds

9th March
No show - Xtra Bass

2nd March
The best in soulful underground music

23rd February
Benji B Mixing it up

16th February
Heavy soulful tunes from Benji B

9th February
A very special tribute show to the late J Dilla

2nd February
Benji B plays a huge remix of Nas's 'Where Are They Now' featuring some big old skool players in the hip hop game from back in the day.

26th January
Benji B plays the best in soulful underground music

19th January
4 Hero Special & Alice Coltrane Tribute

12th January
The best in soulful sounds from the underground

5th January
Benji B brings you a mellowed mix for the start of 2007

29th December
Best of 2006 Part 2

22nd December
Best of 2006 Part 1

15th December
Fresh soulful sounds from Benji B

8th December
More soulful illness with Benji B

1st December
Benji B bringing the heaviest tunes

24th November
Soulful vibes from the underground

17th November
A soul journey through deep tunes new and old

10th November
Including live Southport Weekender tracks from Bugz In The Attic

3rd November
Sounds of the soulful

27th October
Omar shows love to Syreeta

20th October
Mark De Clive Lowe pays tribute to Herbie Hancock

13th October
Black History Month continues with Ty's War mix

6th October
An incredible Black History Month mix from 4hero with Marc Mac live in studio

29 September
A 45s & 7"s only show, with a wicked guest mix from US beatdiggers Kon & Amir

22 September
Heavy soulful underground vibes

15 September
Lush soulful underground sounds

8 September
Soulful underground at its best!! including an exclusive track from 4 Hero!!

1 September
With big tunes from Madvillain and Karizma.

25 August
Carnival Special!

18 August
Real soul from Benji B

11 August
Three Big Tracks From Georgia Anne Muldrow

4 August
Soulful Underground Music

28 July
With new tracks from Pevern Everett and Steve Spacek

21 July
Nice soulful underground music from Benji B

14 July
With new tracks from J Dilla

7 July
Bugz In The Attic Takeover!!

30 June
The best in soulful underground music with Benji B

23 June
With special Guest DJ Spinna

16 June
With special Guest DJ Nuts In The Mix

Back To Benji B This week Benji was joined by special guest J Rocc of the world famous Beat Junkies DJ crew. He gave us a one hour megamix playing exclusives from the vault of J Dilla, Madlib, Loose Ends and dubplates from Damian Marley, Barrington Levy and Junior Reid.

In his interview he shared new music from MED & Azymuth and gave us the very first listen to two tracks from his forthcoming LP on Stones Throw

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