Channel Tres submits jazzy hip-house remix of Joji’s ‘Gimme Love’Channel Tres Credit Devyn Galindo E1592532203341

Channel Tres submits jazzy hip-house remix of Joji’s ‘Gimme Love’

For his latest re-imaginative trick, Channel Tres takes on “Gimme Love” from 88Rising export, Joji. Joji’s 2020 hit single, “Gimme Love” follows February’s “Run,” with both singles hailing from Joji’s upcoming album, Nectar, due September 25. While Joji’s original strays from the producer’s usual downtempo, moody R&B format with its uptempo rhythm, Channel Tres turns down the tempo to introduce his modern hip-house sound, a combination of classic house elements and analog instrumentation.

The collision of the Compton producer with the Japanese sultry R&B internet personality is a prime pairing, what with Channel Tres’ addition of jazzy sax ad libs to the original striking a steamy and smooth allure.

Donations from the video that has arrived alongside the remix will benefit the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit organization committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, challenging racial and economic injustice, and protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.

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