Legendary band WAR has announced a forthcoming new remix record, slated for released on May 12.
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The news comes as the group is celebrating 50 years of their influential album, The World is a Ghetto, the top-selling album of 1973.
The band has also shared two new tracks from the collection, remixes by Mix Master Mike of “The World is a Ghetto” and “Slippin’ Into Darkness.”
WAR, which boasts more than 20 gold, platinum, and multi-platinum albums, was created in Southern California. Now they’re giving fans a glimpse at the WAR: The Remixes. With the full remix EP out May 12.
“The EP expands the influence of WAR’s music on the worlds of contemporary hip-hop, as esteemed DJs, producers and musicians, including Beastie Boys turntablist Mix Master Mike, DJ Logic, Jesse Perez, Preditah and Saxsquatch, reimagine eternal hits like “The World is a Ghetto,” “Spill The Wine,” “Why Can’t We Be Friends” and more that spans several of the band’s magnum opuses,” according to a press statement.
Fans can see the full tracklist below.
WAR: The Remixes Tracklist
“Slippin’ Into Darkness” (Mix Master Mike Remix)
“The World is a Ghetto” (Mix Master Mike Remix)
“Why Can’t We Be Friends” (Saxsquatch & Stephen Walking Remix)
“Spill The Wine” (Jesse Perez Remix)
“Galaxy” (Preditah Remix)
“Galaxy” (DJ Logic Remix)
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