Throwback: DJ Mike & DJ 9-Volt Spinning The 2010 Halloween & Homecoming Celebration At The Hall of Flags (Houston Hall @ University of Pennsylvania)

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Going back to campus (Go Quakers!) is always weird for me. No matter how many times I go back, I go through the same thing. I look around and the buildings look the same for the most part. There are still kids walking around headed to the cafeteria, to class, to the library, etc.

But no matter how little things have changed from the time when I was in school, things are invariably different.  I will not see a familiar face in the crowd. I will not run into a crowd of friends who will drag me to the bar instead of letting me study at the library. And parties? Forget about it. The chances of me seeing my friends’ faces light up when I play “our song” are slim to none.

Unless, of course, we’re DJ’ing the PAACH Anniversary Party and the Taste of Penn Homecoming Celebration.  Mike and I did just that this past Halloween.   It was great to see everyone getting down to the old songs, especially the line dancing. It was also one of the rare times that I got to walk around in public as my true self. That’s right, you heard it here first. DJ 9-Volt is just my cover identity. In reality, I am The Flash. And I’ve been working out. Can you tell?

In any case, all of the reminiscing led me to post this mix. I hope those of you listening can share in my nostalgia.

Peace and lumpia grease.

– 9Volt


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Tracklisting:

Can We Talk – Tevin Campbell
She Keeps on Passing Me By – Pharcyde
Crush on You – Lil’ Kim ft. Lil’ Ceasar
No Diggity – Blackstreet ft. Dr. Dre
Fu-Gee-La – The Fugees
Everyday People – Arrested Development
Funkafied – Da Brat
Get Money – Junior Mafia
Tonight’s the Night – Kriss Kross
This DJ – Warren G
You’re Making Me High – Toni Braxton
Freak Like Me – Adina Howard
F#ck with Dre Day – Dr. Dre
If I Ruled the World – Nas ft. Lauryn Hill
Right Here – SWV
Santeria – Sublime
Torn – Natalie Imbruglia
The Sign – Ace of Bass
My Lovin’ – En Vogue
Slam – Onyx
Doo Wop (That Thing) – Lauryn Hill
Insane In the Brain – Cypress HIll
Mmmmbop – Hanson
Humpin’ Around – Bobby Brown
Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice
Come As You Are – Nirvana
Together Again – Janet Jackson
Baby Got Back – Sir Mix-A-Lot
My Boo – Quad City DJ’s
Freak Me – Silk
Black Roses – Inner Circle