NEW VIDEO: @KyngTavii – The Package

It’s all about a mystery package in today’s video from Kyng Tavii. Featuring Kyng Taj and Sean Outlaw, it kicks off with Taj making threats to an unknown person via Tavii’s phone only for Tavii to receive a return call and threats if he didn’t retrieve a package. Now fearing for his life, Tavii follows his order and meets upon a bad situation. What’s the outcome? Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Mixtape Movements: @SkaiBrid – Dirty Glass EP

With Jamaica bringing genres like Reggae, Dancehall, Dub, Ska, and many others to the world, it’s no surprise when we tackle other genres and today a Band named “SkaiBrid” (Sky-Brid) graces this blog. This 3 member Band consisting of Brendon Wesley, Rajiv Manderson, and Reece Chen, tackle Blues and Rock music (named Blues Rock), and Alternative with their EP, “Dirty Glass“. This 4 track project (5 on the Deluxe version) features a blend of instruments,  far from generic lyrics, and a groove that’ll have you adding this to your “Must repeat” list. For new listeners and those unfamiliar with Blues music, this will be something you’ve never heard before, and something you may just like! Check out the project below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @IAmSafaree x @Ward21Music x @SukuWard x Mean Dawg x RumBlood – Volume


Hopping on Ward 21’s “Volume” wasn’t enough, so he had to shoot a video for it. Directed by Jay Parpworth and shot in Jamaica, SB and the lunatics of Ward 21 each drop bars and give the early 2000s Riddim new life. Pretty cool seeing all members of Ward 21 (except Kunley) in the video with SB, looking forward to more work with them. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.



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NEW VIDEO: @IAmSafaree – StuntMan


Enjoying his stay in Jamaica, Hip Hop artist Safaree decided to shoot a video for one of his favourite songs. The video, titled “StuntMan“, was directed by Jay Parpworth for Stunt Films and shot in NannyVille, Kingston. In the video we see SB walking through the community, interacting with the residents and makes it known why he’s “Stuntman“. Off his “It Is What It Is” Mixtape, SB has been receiving lots of love since his arrival and has been appearing at many events. If you’re new to his music, check out his mixtape. Watch the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

Now available!

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NEW VIDEO: @JColeNC x @Bally_Swiss x @BBGunFilm – Off The Grid


Recently, Rapper J Cole visited Jamaica to shoot a music video, and of course enjoy the Island. Little did some of us know that he was also a part of a short film done by BBGun Films and Swiss Luxury brand, Bally. Directed by Maxim Bohichik, we see scenes where Cole visited the Bob Marley Museum, hanging out at Strawberry Hill, and hiking in the Blue Mountains. Featuring some new Bally gear, we also hear J Cole’s Note To Self” and “Love Yourz“. Pretty dope video, and even better that it was shot here. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

Dropping on August 8…

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NEW VIDEO: @DuttyJancro Interviews @KingBiggsSOL (Julian C.S. Morrison)


Having a “Dutty Conversation” today are Dutty Jancro and Julian Morrison. Here they speak on Jamaica’s influence overseas, how the Jamaican culture ties into the current IMF agreement, Politics, music and more. You can learn a thing or two in this clip, and hear some new music from Jamaican acts. Shout out to LeRhone Webb, Julian Morrison, and the Dutty Jancro movement. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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PROMO: @LatyKim x @TheStamma Present: @ListenTheParty

The Listening Party

This Friday (June 5th) bring your ears and good vibes to The Listening Party!
Enjoy a unique party experience filled with topnotch selections while hearing some of your favourite songs and discovering new ones. Jam to the banging presentations from the featured producers who are excited to showcase their creativity and skill in the art of beat making. There will be a fun clash segment, guest artistes will give freestyle performances and more.

Featured Producers:


On the Mic: Runkus, KRAY-Z, Jovi DiPree, Dr Pleasure & more!

Admission: No Cover
Hosted by: dBURNZ
Music by: STAMMA
The Listening Party is a novel and interactive event for music lovers, partygoers, producers, artistes, musicians and DJs, all in a chill environment.
See you Friday!
8PM – 2AM
At Nanook 
20 Burlington Avenue, HWT. KgnTwitter / Instagram @listentheparty #listentheparty
Email: thelisteningpartyja@gmail.com

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PRESS RELEASE: @JojosJerkPit Raw Talent Competition – Round 1 Ends With Success

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Jo Jo’s Jerk Pit and More, Raw Talent Competition has been heating up the past four weeks, with over 20 competitors turning out for the weekly elimination rounds held each Thursday night at Jo Jo’s on Waterloo Road. Anna Chin, Owner of Jo Jo’s and the visionary behind the Raw Talent competition says

“I am more than proud of this competition and what it has offered many young persons…. I think we have developed an important platform that affords Jamaica’s raw talent the opportunity to be seen by a diverse audience each week”.

Elimination Round one which took place on Saturday May 2 featured an intense night of live battle sing offs with the top 6 competitors for the month of April, resulting in Edna Manley College Music School final year student,  Keiko Smith taking first place and Shanique “Girl” Brown taking second place. these two competitors will now advance to the live music elimination round.

Qualifying rounds will continue every Thursday night in May with successful contestants battling it out during Elimination Round 2 on May 30 for a spot in the semi finals and the coveted opportunity to perform live at the Finals on June 27 with the Jojos resident band!

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PRESS RELEASE: @JoJosJerkPit Raw Talent Competition

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Jo Jo’s Jerk Pit and More, an award winning family brand,has over the years captivated taste buds of its patrons with their mouth watering menu items, however they are now taking a step into unchartered waters, as they search for the next Jamaican singing sensation during their Raw Talent Competition.

The Competition will run from April 2 – June 27th.
According to Anna Chin, Owner of Jo Jo’s Jerk Pit and More, she conceptualized this series after working with dancehall group TOK on their event Blue Mountain Music Festival during which she fell in love with live music.
She further states, “I created this raw talent competition, so that I could take the raw talent from our Karaoke Thursdays event to our Live Music night on a Saturday while in our own small way contributing to the development of young and promising talent in Jamaica”.

Eliminations for the Raw Talent Competition happens each Thursday night in April at 10PM at Jo Jo’s Jerk Pit and More located on Waterloo Road; in Kingston. The weekly elimination format takes place during their very popular Karaoke Night, with contestants performing karaoke style, in front of a live audience. Performances are scored by a panel of celebrity judges who select two contestants to move on to the next round of the competition and a step closer to the first place cash prize of JMD$100,000 and an opportunity to perform in the finals with a live band.

The winner of The RAW TALENT COMPETITION will not only walk away with cash, but also have the opportunity to work with a Grammy award winning producer as well as receive a professionally produced music video.
The competition’s Second Place winner will receive a cash prize of JM$50,000 while Third place will receive JM$25,000.

Do you have that winning raw talent, come out to Jo Jo’s Jerk Pit and more this Thursday – see flyer for more details.

Application forms are available on the Jo Jo’s Jerk Pit and more Facebook page and website

Website : http://www.jojosjerkpit.com

Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/jojosjerkpitandmore

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Podcast: @CombatJackShow Interviews DJ Kool Herc


The Combat Jack Show is a weekly podcast series that covers everything Hip Hop related. With hosts like Reggie Osse, Premium Pete, Dallas Penn and many others, this is the audio you need to be tuned in. Recently the father of Hip Hop, DJ Kool Herc was a featured guest. Here the Jamaican born DJ spoke on his upbringing, the birth of Hip Hop, the first Hip Hop emcee, his many challenges including battling drugs, naming his top DJs and artists and more. This is episode you put everything on hold to really get into and learn a thing or two. You’ve always heard that Hip Hop and Dancehall music were siblings, now meet the Hip Hop creator by listening below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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