I’m trying out a new feature for the weekend. I’ll be talking about some great music producers (either hip-hop or dance most likely), and talk about some of my favorite works by them. I’ll probably be repeating people over time. In a nostalgic mood, I’ll be starting us off with one of the biggest remixers of the 90’s…
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Hex Hector!!

Hex Hector started apprenticing the remix trade in the very early 90’s under other legend, Robert Clivilles. He worked and learned through the early 90’s and really broke out with his work on Toni Braxton’s ‘Unbreak My Heart’ in 1996. It was a joint effort with Soul Solution, that was had some controversy behind it over who did what, but either way, it turned out well, and became quite a hit. In the years that followed, Hex became the go to guy for all the divas, with work on songs by Whitney Houston, Deborah Cox, Britney Spears, Madonna, Tamia, Gloria Estefan, Donna Summer, Mary J. Blige, Kristine W, Everything BUt The Girl, George Michael, Janet Jackson, Angie Stone, and of course, his legendary remix of Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Waiting For Tonight’, that became a club staple, as well as the version J.Lo used in her live performances. He also went under the name of HQ2, when he started to collaborate more with programmer Mac Quayle. He’s only done a handful of solo projects, preferring to share the spotlight with some of music’s greatest voices. Though his work in recent years has dwindled a bit, he continues to tour heavily and share his special DJ talents with audiences worldwide. He won the Grammy for Remixer of the Year in 2001. Now, enjoy some of the sounds of Hex Hector!!

Jennifer Lopez – Waiting For Tonight (Hex’s Momentous Radio Mix)
Everything But The Girl – Tempermental (HQ2 7″ Edit)
Stars on 54 – If You Could Read My Mind (Hex Hector Radio Mix)
Deborah Cox – Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here (Hex Hector Club Edit)

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