OLDIES SUNDAY: Sugar Minott – Herbman Hustling (1984)


Today’s Oldies Sunday selection is dedicated to the hustlers. We go back to the early 80’s with the late Sugar Minott. Titled “Herbman Hustling” and produced by Sly & Robbie for the Taxi Records in 1984. The song speaks on the day to day experiences of the Marijuana merchant including dealing with the law, and sourcing the best product. Minott’s delivery in this single puts the listener in a first person perspective (and possibly catch a contact high) over the smooth Sly & Robbie production.

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NEW VIDEO: @TheReleaseJA Season 3: Ep. 3


The Release” is an Entertainment Program featured on Hype TV  and Sun City Radio every Tuesday at 8:30 PM, with repeats on Thursday and Saturday at 6:30 PM. Hosted by Lisa-Sade, the program features some of the newest entertainment releases and upcoming events. In the third episode, Stylysh stopped by for an Interview, Prado’s plans for 2016, highlights from the Sun City Radio High School Disc Jock Competition, music picks and more. If you want to check out seasons 1 and 2, and previous releases, look here. To get your releases featured, please email thereleaseent@gmail.com and tell them 13thStreetPromotions sent you. Check out the latest releases below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW MUSIC: @Rihanna – BBHMM (@SOSDynamikz Remix)


Rihanna gets a triple feature today. This time around, her “BBHMM” single gets the SOS Dynamikz treatment. Here the Producer slowed down the tempo, and brought Rihanna to his Planet of Musictopia where she can still collect what she’s owed. Look out for SOS’ new project coming soon to this Blog, and hear his Production with acts like MinkJo, Toian (coming soon), and on “The Release” on Hype TV every Tuesday at 8:30PM. Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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PRESS RELEASE: Pritty Di General Gaining Momentum From Viral Video


Upcoming Artiste Pritty Di General has gained a much needed buzz with the recent video of Shelly Belly going viral. The clip was shot on set of Pritty’s video shoot from his collaboration with Dancehall artiste Pamputtae known as ‘Siddung’. The 15 second video clip shows Shelly Belly and two women in the popular ‘6:30’ posture while he gyrates on them simultaneously while doing his signature chain-swinging dance known as ‘Circle the Globe’.

The clip was also reposted by popular rap artiste 50 Cent who is known to be quite popular for his social media rants. “Shelly Belly is always doing his signature dances in videos and at parties but I am glad that this particular video went viral as it also opened a gate way for my music”, said Pritty. The recording artiste shared that he is even more excited about releasing the actual video for the collaboration which was shot by Robert Cooper at Hellshire Beach in St. Catherine.

Prior to this collaboration Pritty Di General released his single titled ‘Montego Bay’. The single was a success and became an anthem to many Jamaicans living in America. He received air play locally and internationally and is now eager to start his promotional trail in Jamaica. For more updates on his progress fans can follow Pritty Di Genreral on Insagram @Upcgeneral and listen to his music on his YouTube Page, Pritty Di General.

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NEW MUSIC: @Rihanna x @Drake – Work (@IAmPlateface Dub)


Rihanna had “NavyTwitter in a frenzy when she released her 8th studio album, “Anti“. With a first single featuring Drake titled “Work“, Acmatic’s own Plateface decided to add some touches to the Boi1da produced track. Here he gave it a more Dancehall feel to compliment Rihanna’s delivery. This version sounds like something that if Rihanna’s people are watching (crosses fingers), they could use in a Jamaican street dance themed music video. Loved the original? Then check out this new version below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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