Bringing the heat right on time has always been the expectation for Phoenix, Arizona-based producer Frank Mendez whose Moombassador Sounds – Volume 2 release sets the tempo of some of rap’s hottest club jams of 2013 to moombahton’s slowed and heavier pace. Vamos Promo continues to be an ambassador for tropical bass’ pop sound-of-the-moment, the three-man moombah-marketing-mavericks linking up with the El Cuco Records chief to once again showcase moombahton’s ability to better unify rap and EDM – the mainstream’s most prevalent sounds – in an appealing manner.
As always, Legitmix‘s power in allowing top remixes with such sample-heavy flavor to benefit both artist and remixer is showcased. Hits like Drake‘s Started from the Bottom, French Montana and Nicki Minaj‘s reggaeton-influenced Freaks, Lil Wayne‘s seemingly ubiquitous Love Me and Snoop Dogg sampling Tyga banger Dope all take on a newer and arguably club-friendlier flavor here, moombahton’s progressive sound feeling right-on-time.
With the weather slowly beginning to turn the corner and the on-set of sweltering nights forthcoming, this is the perfect collection to add to the digital crates to take a party from hot to sweltering at the drop of a track.
From press release.
This EP of club reworks contains four heavy club-banger tracks definitely marked with Sir Mendez‘ touch. Drake‘s rework – the heavy weight of this comp, my favorite because i already love the original -, has a nice lift-up with the neet, sharp and loud kicks and discreet but definitely efficient subs.
Not the first time that Mendez gets his hands on tracks with Nicki Minaj, we do remember his excellent Bees in the Trap rework, Freaks is a celebration to horns and dembow ! If you miss these elements that were parts of original Moombahton prods you’ll just love that rework.
Although I’m personally less onto the original track Love Me, the two following tracks are also lovely reworks and if you need that moombah flavour to boost up your Dj sets, Tyga&Rick Ross‘ Dope will certainly do it !
1. Drake – Started From The Bottom (Mendez Rework)
2. French Montana ft Nicki Minaj – Freaks (Mendez Moombahton Rework)
3. Lil Wayne ft Drake & Future – Love Me (Mendez Rework)
4. Tyga – Dope ft Rick Ross (Mendez Rework)
You can buy and download the comp on Legitimix HERE !