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Throw Em' Up
Soul

Onra & Lexis “Throw ’Em Up 4”

“When we put out the first volume of our Throw ‘Em Up mixes over 3 years ago we never thought the era and sound we wanted to cover would go that deep. We thought our knowledge was pretty advanced but have come to realize that there are so many hidden …

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Dj Mixes
Hip-Hop Soul

Onra – Guest Session on NTS Radio (May 11th 2016)

The uber-talented French producer & DJ (and our good friend) was recently in the UK for a few dates including an appearance on Boiler Room where he smashed it with a live set of his producers using his usual set-up of two MPC’s + an effects unit. He also stepped …

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Music Documentaries
Beats Hip-Hop

Mini-Documentary follows ONRA on the road

via IAMHERE: Onra is a unique producer and musician killing it on the MPC. That could be a short cut description of our protagonist for this new portrait episode of I AM HERE. But it goes way deeper than that. This one of a kind producer has very diverging roots …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop Soul

Future Classic: Onra “Fundamentals”

Today was a good day. Or, in the wise words of Montell Jordan: “It’s Friday night. And I feel all right. The party’s here on the West side.” Yes, it’s Friday May 15th and the new album from my good friend Onra is finally being released. Known for his Hip …

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Dj Mixes

Mix of the Day: Onra x Walter Mecca “Datablasta Show on Rinse France”

Really nice mix full of unexpected treats from two of our favorite guys. French producer/DJ’s Onra and Walter Mecca. Walter Mecca is a veteran of the French beats (and beyond) scene and man behind the Weird Data label and the producer for the amazing Bonnie Banane, both “Muscles” and “Champs …

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Special Themes
Hip-Hop

ONRA “A Re-Introduction to Rap Français”

Second and final instalment of the French Rap tribute mix series by ONRA. Not a best of, just a compilation of some of his favorite 90’s French Rap songs, including classics and underground hits as well as instrumentals. The first mix received worldwide love from folks like Ego Trip, OkayPlayer …

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Throw Em' Up
Soul

Onra & Lexis “Throw’Em Up 3″

Volume 3 is the edition that required the most work so far because while Volume 1 was about 3/4 classics and Volume 2 about 1/2 classics, this one features some heavy digging, including a lot of rare remixes and slept-on jams. As usual, a few classics too! Tons of artists …

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Special Themes

ONRA “An Introduction to Rap Français”

@OnraBeats: I grew up to French Rap even though I got into it a little after US Rap and R’n’B, mostly because it was hard to find in my countryside hometown. I’m glad I picked it up around the time where it was at its best though, perfectly synced with …

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MIMS Lists

ONRA (Paris, France) “My Favourite Record Stores”

To celebrate this year’s Record Store day, we asked a few of our favourite music heads around the world to share a few of their digging spots. Favorite Hometown Store Crocodisc Paris, France 42 Rue des Écoles @OnraBeats: Probably Crocodisc in the St Michel area. I like it because I’ve been going …

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Future Classics
Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Onra “Gonna Make You Mine”

Here is the good news of the day: our good homie ONRA has (finally) released a gem he’s been sitting on for a little while now. We’ve been playing it for a few months at gigs and were patiently waiting for it to be released to get the pleasure of sharing …

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Future Classics
Beats Soul

Future Classic: Disclosure “F For You” (Onra Remix)

Very happy that this ill remix is finally seeing the light of day. Onra‘s remix of Disclosure‘s “F For You” is a production that he worked on this summer and that until now had remained a bit of a secret. A few people had the privilege of getting their hands …

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Beats

Onra “Soundcheck” (via The Operatives, Australia)

The Operatives are proud to present a new video series, which takes an intimate look at some of the world’s finest electronic producers as they tour Australia. Combining in-depth interviews and footage of the gigs, the exclusive clips offer a backstage pass into a musician’s world, full of sound, worldwide tours …

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