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Throwback: The Foreign Exchange-Purple Flip Featuring Questlove, Zo! & Carlitta Durand

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[youtube id=”MQDHFgzbZCs”] The Foreign Exchange, Questlove, Zo! and Carlitta Durand recorded “Purple Flip” which is their version of Prince’s “Take Me With U” in 2009.  The song was created specifically for a Prince tribute party that Questlove was having and he only gave it to a few DJ friends. According to Nicolay, after the passing of Michael Jackson in June of 2009 the song became even more important to them because they wanted to celebrate Prince and others like him while they were still alive. They did their job by honoring Prince while he was alive and one can only hope that he actually heard “Purple Flip” and smiled knowing once again how much his music means to so many people including another generation of artists.




The Foreign Exchange-Body Official Video

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The Foreign Exchange’s video for “Body” is a cool grey and white affair of the band playing, a series of couples and the discovery of Zo!’s guitar playing.




The Foreign Exchange-Asking For A Friend

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The Foreign Exchange’s house track “Asking For A Friend” starts the party in a corporate setting and settles in at a gym-hosted dance class. “Asking For A Friend” is from The Foreign Exchange’s Tales From The Land Of Milk And Honey coming out August 21st.




The Foreign Exchange-Dreams Are Made For Two Feat. Carlitta Durand

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Phonte and Carlitta Durand take to the beach for the “Dreams Are Made For Two” video. The Foreign Exchange’s Love In Flying Colors was released last year.