The Boulevard: Setting the pace for Movement 2024

Listen to “The Boulevard” every Wednesday from 8-10 p.m. ET on Detroit Public Radio 101.9 FM.

Fans at Movement 2023.

Fans at Movement 2023.

This week on The Boulevard, I’m setting the pace for Movement Festival 2024.

I premiere four new cuts, including one from House of Hits and DJ 3000. This week’s journey also connects gospel to house and soul to techno.

Check out the playlist below and listen to this episode on-demand for two weeks after it airs using the media player above.

Editor’s note: Waajeed will perform live at Movement 2024 on Saturday, May 25, from 7:30-9 p.m. ET on the Pyramid stage.

The Boulevard Playlist for May 22, 2024

  • “Future” – Model 500
  • “Spastic” – Plastikman
  • “Demented or (Or Just Crazy)” – Tres Demented
  • “Empty Pattern 31” – Chicago Skyway
  • “Altered States” – Ron Trent
  • “Think Twice” – Detroit Experiment
  • “Back 2 Chicago (Long Drive Mix)” – Roy Davis Jr ft. Malik Alston
  • “No Way Back” – Adonis
  • “Bang” – Sync Mafia
  • “Visions of Love (C2 Edit)” – Bicep
  • “Power of Love (JN Unreleased)” – Warden Piper
  • “Extravaganza” – House of Hits
  • “Servant Royal” – RODDYRODD
  • “Kanuni (Tradite Mix)” – DJ 3000
  • “Get Me in the Zone” – Waajeed
  • “Oh Yeah” – The Voices of East Harlem
  • “Savior (Coyu & Edu Imbernón Remix) [feat. Aaron-Carl]” – Rennie Foster
  • “House Gospel” – Niles Cooper
  • “Love Desire (Mike Dunn’s Blackball Love Mix)” – Gershon Jackson
  • “Blind Faith (THEMBA’s Herd Extended Remix” – House Gospel Choir

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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.