Illustration: Erin Zipper/Colorlines
Mon, May 5, 2014 7:00 AM EDT
Tags:  Jay Smooth

There's no better way to shake off a tough winter than to dance. Thankfully, we've ggot Jay Smooth on deck with an exclusive mix for the spring. It features a little bit of everybody--from Betty Carter to Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce to De La Soul, Kelis to Pharoe Monch. So say farewell to a wicked winter and enjoy! --Editors

Colorlines Spring Mix by Jay Smooth by Colorlines on Mixcloud

Betty Carter - "Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most"
Ann Peebles - "I Can't Stand The Rain"
Pharoahe Monch - "Losing My Mind"
Karol Conka - "Boa Noite"
DJ Rashad - "Show U How" (feat. Spinn)
Kelis - "Runnin'" (Machinedrum Remix)
Jackson 5 - "Ain't No Sunshine"
Kendrick Lamar - "Black Boy Fly"
D'Angelo - "Everybody Loves The Sunshine"
De La Soul - "Marvin Jaye" (feat. Dilla & Marvin Gaye)
Aretha Franklin - "You Keep Me Hangin' On"
Eddie Kendricks - "Date With The Rain"
Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers - "Blow Your Whistle"
Bugz In The Attic - "Waiting" (Afronaught Remix)
Beyonce - "Blow"
Teena Marie - "Square Biz"
Chaka Khan - "Clouds"
Nina Simone - "I Shall Be Released"