As part of the BVMO Crew, Shea Butter, along with Smoovgroovs and Dstrukt, are some of the hottest DJs in the South Bay right now. They specialize in spinning obscure soul, funk, hip-hop and electronic tracks, as well as doing some pretty innovative remixes. The trio also released the excellent mixtape Cupid’s Hangover this year.
Shea Butter broke down for us his favorite albums released this year, specifically ones he feels people will still be talking about in 20 years.
Mayer Hawthorne – Where Does This Door Go
Funk, rock, boogie, soul and hip hop are all blended together in Mr. Hawthorne’s musical crock pot, giving his growing fan base exactly what they need. Thank you Peanut Butter Wolf (the San Jose native, now in LA, releasing Hawthorne’s music on Stones Throw Records.