After waking up Jamaica with his crimson tinged single earlier this year, the official visual for Protoje’s “BLXXD MONEY” is finally here! Directed by Che Kothari with Production by Claire Osman, viewers get a glimpse of the many forms of corruption, a broader look than the lyrics which spoke about corruption in high places, and the various turns made throughout its running time. The video targets every class, and those who practice the dirty ways will eventually see a fall. A statement making song that turned into a powerful video, more like “What A BLXXDCLXXT Film“! Watch the visual below.
He has been working on his time to shine for quite a while, and this Summer sees upcoming Artist Melovice in all his glory with his debut EP, “Di Vice“. A member of the REM Collective, the Singjay dropped two singles earlier this year but hopes the EP will kick down doors for him. The 8 track EP, features Production from Mck Supreme and Palace Pikney, and boasts contributions from Leno Banton, Joedon and PTRK. Covering various subjects, Melovice has no problem showcasing his unique style over some dope Production. Shout out to Khari Kamau on the Artwork! You will see and hear more of this Artist later this year but for now, check out the EP below!
Upcoming Dancehall Recording Artist Shie promised us that new music will be coming this year, and she never lied. After taking a break and bouncing with “Superman” last month, she gets into her sensual side with the release of “Crazy“! Produced by Nuh Response Production on the “Mind Control Riddim“, Shie wants pleasure, a whole lot of it. Anything goes behind closed doors, and Shie wants you to fulfill her wild side. This song is for those who will be adding a bit more heat to their Summer, but if you can’t take it, get a cold shower! Be on the look out for more from Shie this year. Check out the track below.
They call him “Hov“, they say he’s not a Businessman, he’s a Business…man, but we know him as Jay-Z! Recently he released his 13th studio album titled, “4:44“, and many were blown away by the direction he took with the content. One of the standouts however is “BAM“, his collaboration with the “Gongzilla“, Damian “Junior Gong” Marley, combined with the sampling one of the most sampled Dancehall singles of all time, “Bam Bam” by the iconic Sister Nancy. Today, they unleashed the visuals for that track. Directed by Rohan Blair-Mangat and shot during Jay’s recent visit to Jamaica, we get a glimpse of Kingston including the iconic Trench Town, the infamous Tuff Gong Studio, and guest cameos included Hip Hop Producer Young Guru, Recording Artist Kabaka Pyramid, Junior Reid, Former Miss World (and Damian’s Mama) Cindy Breakspeare, and the elements of what makes our music culture so amazing! No more talking, watch the video below!
After announcing it recently, Digital Artist KxrlyMiyagi and the REM Collective have officially released the trailer for their GIF-based Miniseries, “REM II: Return Of Real“. The trailer gives users a 90’s feel as they throw in a short backstory along with a glimpse of the protagonist. Music for the trailer was provided by REM Producers Palace Pikney and SNR Beats. Viewers can hold on a little bit longer as the team promises to deliver the first episode on Friday August 4. Stay tuned to the Blog for more updates, and watch the trailer below.
After releasing his “For The Dreamers” visual last week, Rapper Daley premieres the trailer for his upcoming project, “Frustrated Dreamer“! Giving a behind the scenes look into his creative process, fans of his previous project (Savage) and newcomers will be in tune with new lyrics, new production, and new vibe to rock with. “Frustrated Dreamer” will be out on July 27. Watch the trailer below.
Dutty yeah! Jamaican music continues to find itself in every nook and cranny of this Earth! While Popcaan enjoyed play time on the 2K16 edition, Recording Artist Sean Paul joins the line up for the Soundtrack for NBA 2K18! Featuring his 2016 “No Lie” collaboration with UK Artist Dua Lipa, players can rock to the soundtrack which also adds old school Hip Hop, Rock, and some of the more recent hit songs out there. “No Lie” was released last November on Island Records, and has since been certified Gold in the UK, Platinum in France, and has peaked to #2 in Hungary and the Czech Republic music charts. NBA 2K18 hits stores in September but you can hear the full soundtrack now on Spotify, and watch the video for the single below.