OLDIES SUNDAY: Top 5 Jamaican Mother’s Day Songs On The Radio


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This goes out to all the mamas, the baby mamas, the grandmothers, the aunties…you get the drift. Did you ever notice every year on Mother’s Day you hear some very familiar songs on the radio? Well I can’t be the only one so today my Oldies Sunday selection focuses on 5 Jamaican songs that never failed in getting airplay on Mother’s Day.

#5 – Richie Stephens x Bounty Killa – Pot Of Gold

With a mix of Richie Stephens’ singing and Bounty’s deejaying, this tribute was recorded for the “Pot Of Gold” label and has been a staple every year since it’s release.

#4 – Anthony Cruz – Mama’s Blessing

Released in 2003/2004 on the “I SwearRiddim, Anthony Cruz sang about the hardships his mother went through to provide the best life for him. Never fails when it comes getting airplay this time of the year.

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NEW MUSIC: @WeAreRockCity x @KingBeenieMan x @AzealiaBanks – I’m That (Remix)


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Who am I? I’m that…you know the rest. Dropping the remix to their “I’m That…” single is US Virgin Islands duo Rock City. Featuring contributions from Beenie Man and NY Rapper Azealia Banks, a Caribbean connection is made and lines from “Sim Simma” are borrowed. Rock City have been in the music business for a pretty long time and have worked with the likes of Akon, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson and much more. You can catch them in the studio recording, producing, and writing for some of your favourite acts. Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @OnstageTV Interviews @ChiChingChingJA


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Known for creating slang, dances and hit songs, Chi Ching Ching stays on the airwaves and in playlists. Tonight on Onstage he spoke on a few things. Here he spoke on the origin of his single “Way Up” and its success so far, the Hip Hop world using the slang “Way Up, Stay Up“, dancing, upcoming music, “Watchi Wiya” and more. Ching also performed for the audience in Onstage Extra. Every year Chi Ching Ching ensures that his name and slang are included in Dancehall chatter and nothing’s wrong with that. Way up and stay up Chi Ching Ching. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @OnstageTV Interviews @Kantana1


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From working as a Security Guard to rolling with Beenie Man, Deejay Kantana wants to etch his name in the Dancehall books and the next big act. Tonight on Onstage, Kantana spoke on his background, being all about deejaying, trying to get a “buss” for 5 years, working with Beenie Man, and his new single/video “Smoke And Drink“. In some Dancehall circles you rarely hear people mentioning the “Doctor” giving any new artist any “buss” but it’s a new year so let’s see what 2015 has in store for Kantana. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @OnstageTV Interviews @RealNinjaMan


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Last week on Onstage, Gully Bop sent a shot at Deejay Ninjaman. This week, Ninjaman responds to this and more. Looking cross, angry and miserable, he spoke on not getting enough respect in Dancehall, sent back a shot at Gully Bop, getting ready for Sting 2014 and his history at the event, IShawna, his thoughts on beefs in Dancehall, thoughts on Beenie Man and Bounty Killa making peace, Vybz Kartel, his thoughts on Alkaline, Masicka and more. Lots to say tonight as Ninjaman has been a man of many words on stage and off stage. He also performed with the “Fire ManCapleton. Let’s see how his clash with Gully Bop turns out. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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