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”