’16 Years Of The Rub’ book give away.



July 27 marks 17 years since the first night The Rub threw a party at Southpaw, and we want to celebrate with you!
We’ll be giving free ’16 Years of The Rub’ photo books to all advance ticket buyers.  All you have to do is purchase a ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-rub-tickets-56930071376 and our door person Rahnon will have a book for you to take on your way out.
To preview the book, with photos by Kenny Rodriguez plus ShoShots and Ian Meyer, visit 
https://store.itstherub.com/products/sixteen-years-of-the-rub


#TBT – Dj Moma’s Heavy Warm Up



For this week’s #TBT we warm it up with Dj Moma (one of this month’s guests!).

Our “Heavy Warm Up” mixes were a series of mixtapes dedicated to the sounds you might hear finessed in the first hour at the club.  DJ mOma is one of our closest Rub affiliates, and a hell of a DJ. Everyday People vibes on deck…

Listen and tracklist below, download (here):

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June 2019 party pics.



Our June 2019 pictures from The Rub are up on our Facebook! Shot by Kevain Delpesche.

To see the rest of the photos from The Rub June 2019 party, visit our Facebook page.

 


Ayers & Eleven recorded a new mix of NEW sounds for the latest Heavy Hits podcast. Listen, and download the tracks via the Heavy Hits dj service HERE.

“The Rub residents: DJ ELEVEN & DJ AYRES are two of NYCs most respected DJs and you can hear why with this slick mix blurring the lines between hip hop, international, disco, house and more. Check the skills, click the heart, download the tracks and head over to the next installment of THE RUB on Saturday June 29th at THE BELL HOUSE in Brooklyn featuring guest DJs Getlive!, Ric808 and Mike Nasty.”

Tracklist:

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Save The Date – June 2019



We’ll see you 6/29…
$15 advance tickets available now!
DJ Ayres & DJ Eleven + special guests Getlive!, Ric808 and Mike Nasty.
ADVANCE TICKETS HERE


For this week’s #TBT mix we got back 9 years to Great Minds. In this mix Toronto’s Big Jacks and DJ Eleven’s pulled their favorite CLASSIC Disco, Funk and Boogie sounds… It was so good they even made 2nd mix in the series. Tracklist below, enjoy!

Listen below or download here (right click, save).

Tracklist:

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#TBT – The Glamorous Life



For this week’s #TBT mix we dig deep and revisit Eleven and Ayres’ The Glamorous Life. This mix was the first of three and featured classic Boogie / R&B / New Jack Swing cuts from the likes of Sheila E, Bobby Brown, SOS Band, Vanity, Gap Band + so many more.

Listen below or download here(right click, save).



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2014 was a banner year for a handful of rappers and producers who were familiar to hip-hop fans – Young Money, GOOD Music, Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, etc – but their music was evolving and absorbing influences from the margins.  Upstarts Fetty Wap, Rae Sremmurd,  Bobby Shmurda, OT Genasis, Makonnen and Dej Loaf all scored huge hits and got cosigns from the previous generation of rap stars.  DJ Mustard kept chugging along with a string of top 10 radio records in a streak which may have only been preceded by The Neptunes the decade prior.
History of Hip Hop 2014 is a rich tapestry of ATL trap, West Coast gangster rap and NYC drug dealer anthems, plus a ton of styles that defy categorization (D.R.A.M. raps over a Nintendo theme, Vic Mensa sings over deep house, Mystikal does a spot-on James Brown impression and Kanye is flipping full on gospel music).  We hope you enjoy listening to the mix as much as we did making it!
Tracklist:

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For this week’s #TBT mix we’re taking it back to 94…
As you know The Rub has finally brought back the History of Hip Hop series. Our next mix is 2014 so let’s take a look at that golden era 20 years before that shaped it all. So many absolute classics in one year, and with over 100k plays on Mixcloud it’s obvious these sounds are still as important as ever.

Download: History of Hip-Hop 1994 (Mixed by DJ Ayres)

Tracklist after the jump!

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April 2019 Photos



Our April 2019 pictures from The Rub are up on our Facebook! All by Kenny Rodriguez.

To see the rest of Kenny Rodriguez’s photos from The Rub April 2019 party, visit our Facebook page.