DJ Kev Sakoda


Welcome to the new destination for the latest playlists (and download links) for my weekly radio show, "The Downlow" (every Saturday, 5-7PM on the west-coast). If you're in the Los Angeles area, you can catch me at 88.7FM. Online, you can listen at (look for the "Listen Live!" links on the right).

If you have a song request for a future episode of the radio show, or if you'd just like to let me know what's on your the link below, enter your name and phone number, and you'll be connected with directly with my voicemail. Try to make it entertaining!

You can also email me HERE.


Kev Sakoda - 3 Fonzies, Vol 1

Press play. Be cool.

Kev Sakoda - Preem Clientele

A definitive DJ Premier production retrospective.

Kev Sakoda - The Quarantine Cookbook

Come on in and check out what's on the menu!

Kev Sakoda - Old Head Energy Mixtape

A little something for your 2019 summertime vibe.

Kev Sakoda - The Downlow Mixtape v.10

The official return of The Downlow Mixtape!

Kev Sakoda - Bad Haircut Reminiscence Mix

Your 2018 grown-folks sure shot BBQ mix...

Into The Morning Mix

The perfect way to end your evening or start tomorrow...

Too Much HipHop...The Mixtape

The soundtrack to your "grown-folks" spring/summer season!!!

A Day In Brooklyn - Video Beat Tape, Vol 1

First installment in the "Video Beat Tape" series, along with FREE Soundtrack download.

Another Night Out With Kev Sakoda MixCD

The brand new club-mix hot off the presses...guaranteed party starter!!!

Downlow Mixtape 2011

New volume in the classic Downlow Mixtape series...showcasing some of 2010's best Underground HipHop.

Updated "Production" Area

Cool out for a minute and listen to some of my original creations.

Saturday, February 25, 2023

Kev Sakoda - 3 Fonzies, Vol 1



Press play. Be cool.

Featuring music by: Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band • Teedra Moses • Kaytranada • Lake Street Dive • India Shawn • Anderson .Paak • Kelly Finnigan • Nao • Kendrick Lamar • St. Panther • Celeste • Toro Y Moi • Radical One • Laurent Bardainne & Tigre d'Eau Douce • Joshy Soul • SG Lewis • Black Pumas • Salaam Remi • Adekunle Gold • Lucky Daye • Radiant Children • Gary Clark Jr. • Anais • D-Nice • The Teskey Brothers • Ty Dolla $ign


Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Kev Sakoda - Preem Clientele

Explicit Lyrics
Clean Edited


Initially, I just wanted a mixtape to listen to while exercising. This little project quickly morphed into a full-fledged tribute to one of my favorite hiphop producers in the game. You can just press "play" and fly across the country from departure gate to baggage claim uninterrupted.


Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Kev Sakoda - The Quarantine Cookbook



A year ago with no place to go and little else to do, I took up the Joy of Cooking, and started whipping up these delectable treats. They are equal parts r&b and hiphop, with a dash of classic breaks as a tasty amuse-bouche. Enjoy!

D'Angelo, KRS-ONE, & DJ Premier - The Appetizer
Tweet, Jay-Z, & Just Blaze - Solitude Summer Breeze
Lauryn Hill, Jay-Z, & Just Blaze - Sweetest Tea
Sade & DITC - Day One Taboo
Brandy, Lil Kim, Carlos Broady, & Nashiem Myrick - Breakfast Fit For Queens
Carl Thomas, Dr Dre, Mel Man, & Scott Storch - Champagne Wishes
Case, Foxy Brown, Fabolous, & Just Blaze - A Touch Of NaNa
Erykah Badu, Common, & Large Professor - Feelin' Kinda Hungry
Levert, Redman, & Erick Sermon - Chicken Casanova
Mary J Blige, Nas, & Q-Tip - A Real One
Marvin Gaye, Jay Dee, KRS-ONE, NWA, Public Enemy - Pork Chops
Maxwell, Furious Five, Ice Cube, Das EFX, & DJ Muggs - Chickity-Check Please
Soul II Soul, MOP, & DR Period - 2 Piece With A Biscuit
Christopher Williams, BIG, & Easy Mo Bee - Caviar Dreams
New Edition & The Beatnuts - Happiness & Love
Beyonce, Jay-Z, NWA, Dr Dre, & DJ Yella - Love & Crazy
Guy, Special Ed, & Howie Tee - Sugar...You Know I Love It
Michael Jackson & Souls Of Mischief - Memory Booster
Luther Vandross & Organized Konfusion - Stress Reducer
Hall & Oates, UMC's, & RNS - Almost Anything But Oats
Cherrelle, Alexander O'Neal, & Black Sheep - Daily Special
Michael Jackson & Mos Def - aMos-Bouche


Saturday, May 25, 2019

Kev Sakoda - Old Head Energy Mixtape



A little something for your summertime vibe. Non-stop family friendly classics to keep you 2-steppin' on your way to the cookout, while you're eating, and all the way home.

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Kev Sakoda - The Downlow Mixtape v.11

Back at it again! Click, press play, enjoy, and please check the track listing for links to support the full-length releases!

Black Thought - Twofifteen From "Streams of Thought Vol. 1"

Sean Price & Illa Ghee feat Rim - The Bryan Song From "Metal Detectors"

Mobb Deep - Boom Goes The Cannon From "Boom Goes The Cannon"

Royce Da 5'9 - Cocaine From "Book Of Ryan"

Westside Gunn - Eric B From "Hitler's Dead"

Meyhem Lauren feat Action Bronson - 5 Wagon From "Glass"

Fabolous & Jadakiss - Ground Up From "Friday On Elm Street"

Styles P feat Dyce Payne - Coolest OG From "G-Host"

Murs feat Propaganda - Powerful From "A Strange Journey Into the Unimaginable"

Pusha T - Santeria From "Daytona"

Paradigm Shift - Dark City From "Robert & Robert"

Dr Octagon - 3030 Meets The Doc (Pt 1) From "Moosebumps: an exploration into modern day horripilation"

Jedi Mind Tricks - Death Toll Rising From "The Bridge and the Abyss"

Wasun - Backtrack From "We Got Next II"

Apathy feat Ryu - The Widow's Son From "The Widow's Son"

Nas - Adam And Eve From "Nasir"

Jericho Jackson - Self Made From "Khrysis & Elzhi Are Jericho Jackson"

Kooley High - More Than Money From "Never Come Down"

Melat & Jansport J - Push From "Push"

Joey BadAss - For My People From "All-AmeriKKKan BadA$$"


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