The Boulevard: What does ‘deep’ mean in dance music?

Listen to “The Boulevard” with host Waajeed every Wednesday from 8-10 p.m. ET on 101.9 WDET.



When the word “deep” is used in reference to dance music, what does it mean?

This week on The Boulevard with Waajeed, he explores this topic. Plus, hear music from Roland Clark, Rampa, Tuccillo and more.

The Boulevard Playlist for Feb. 14, 2024

  • “A Jem Be (Original Mix)” – Riva Starr & Dennis Cruz
  • “After Dark” – &ME
  • “Blind Faith (THEMBA’s Herd Extended Remix)” – House Gospel Choir
  • “Night @ The Black (Phill Weeks Extended Ghetto Dub)” – Harry Romero
  • “Into the Night (Original Mix)” – Kerri Chandler
  • “I Get Deep (Acapella)” – Roland Clark
  • “See-Line Woman (feat. Dominique Fils-Aimé) [Extended Mix]” – Atjazz
  • “Les Gout (feat. chuala) [Original Mix]” – Rampa
  • “Someday (Brian Tappert Rework)” – Rocco Rodamaal
  • “Find Our Way (Breakaway) [feat. Kathleen Murphy]” – Key to Life
  • “The Waves” – Tuccillo
  • “Spinning Inside Your Love (DJ Spinna Remix)” – Robert Strauss
  • “Metallurgency” – Rimarkable
  • “Poem 4 a Lost One (Mr. G’s Brotherly Love Remix)” – Piranna Head
  • “Tense” – Andrey Loud
  • “Dance For Me” – Kenny Summit
  • “Can You Feel It (MK New York Dub Extended)” – Chez Damier
  • “Falling Up (Carl Craig Remix)” – Theo Parrish
  • “Let’s Be Young (Julien Jabre Mix)” – Quentin Harris
  • “Stronger” – Quentin Harris & Jason Walker
  • “Dark Symphony” – Mark Flash
  • “Fuerza (DJ Dex Remix)” – Mano De Fuego
  • “Tomorrow People (feat. Gregory Porter) [Original Mix]” – Teflon Dons
  • “Groove La Chord” – Aril Brikha
  • “Dance (Gene Richards Jr ‘Detroit Cut’) by Confidential Recipe
  • Empty Patterns” – Chicago Skyway
  • “Devotion (Truncate Remix)” – Planetary Assault Systems
  • “Never Grow Old (Mark Broom Dubplate)” – Floorplan
  • “BANG (Geoffrey C & Kasper Burnstein Remix)” – Sync Mafia
  • “Tania (Honey Dijon Extended Remix)” – Harry Romero
  • “Planet Claire” – The B-52’s
  • “Return of Voices” – Erik Travis
  • “Whatu Like (Dub)” – Mr. De’
  • “East to West” – Starski and Clutch
  • “Purk U Late It” – Jammin the House Gerald
  • “Blackwater (feat. Urban Soul Orchestra)” – Octave One

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  • Waajeed
    Hailing from Detroit’s east side, Waajeed is a legendary DJ and producer who has been constantly shape-shifting to inspire the spirit of his people. A founding member of Slum Village and Platinum Pied Pipers, his over twenty year career has found him collaborating with musicians from all over the spectrum of sound.