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Kashaka Takes ‘One Dance’ To Higher Levels In This New Remix

Brooklyn-based beat maker Kashaka gives us a bit of a history lesson on Drake and Wizkid's “One Dance” in this brand new remix.

Brooklyn-based beat maker Kashaka gives us a bit of a history lesson on Drake and Wizkid's “One Dance" in this brand new remix primed for summer rooftops.


For his version, the producer pairs Kyla's original sample from “Do You Mind" with vocals from a more obscure response track by UK singer Leo.

Related: Listen to New Wizkid Songs From His Surprise 2019 EP 'Soundman Vol. 1'

Kashaka takes those UK funky joints as a base for his lively infusion of syncopated percussion, keys, marimbas and a deep, rumbling bass—with Wizkid's "Once Dance" verse coming in at the end.

This isn't the first time the beat maker's cooked up a hodge-podge of tracks into one booming remix, as he previously mashed-up Yasiin Bey and Da Bush Babees with a Ghanaian groove.

Hear the remix above and check out the cover artwork below.

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