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Exclusive Stream: Mark Ronson Teams With Erykah Badu, Mos Def, Dap Kings

Superstar DJ takes on jazz for Re:Generation Music Project

October 28, 2011 9:00 AM ET
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Mark Ronson
Brian Nevins

Mark Ronson was one of five influential DJs and producers asked by the Grammys and the Re:Generation Music Project to take a specific genre and record a new track within that style with a collection of high-profile collaborators. For Ronson's track, titled "A La Modeliste," he teamed up with Erykah Badu, Mos Def, Trombone Shorty, members of the Dap Kings and drummer Zigaboo Modeliste for a dynamic, hip-hop accented take on jazz. You can check out that track below.

All five remixers who participated in the project – Ronson, DJ Premier, Skrillex, the Crystal Method and Pretty Lights – will discuss how they made their tracks in a documentary due in February 2012 on YouTube.

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