The historic Fania recordings of salseros like Ray Barretto and Willie Colón have been sampled countless of times by artists in the electronica and hip-hop genres - underscoring the fact that the coolest Fania sides are ideal candidates for the remix treatment.
This album features remixes by some of the top DJ/Producers from around the world including Louie Vega, Gilles Peterson, Aaron Jerome, Joe Claussell, Bugz in the Attic and SHH. Remixes from this album were launched at one of the largest events at the 2008 Winter Music Conference in March, The Roots Party. These exclusive remixes were released to hundreds of the top DJs from around the world and are now in their rotations.
This album is already slated to be one of the top remixed albums of 2008. Several of the remixes are charting on top dance music charts around the world.
Pete Rodriguez - I Like It Like That (Aaron Jerome Remix)
Hector Lavoe - Mi Gente (Louie Vega EOL Remix)
Willie Colon and Ruben Blades - Plastico (Bugz In The Attic Remix)
Hector Lavoe - Alejate (Joaquin ''Joe'' Claussell Sacred Rhythm Remix)