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.
He was mentioned in our “15 Artists To Watch Out For In Summer 2017” post, but today Khxos unleashes his long awaited debut Album, “Dopamine“! Featuring 13 tracks with production from the likes of Class One Music, One Time Music, LMR Productions, and an appearance from Recording Artists Chevaughn and Chargii, “Dopamine” promises to take you on a higher level, intensify emotions, and have the urge to keep the music on repeat! The project is available on all online Digital Music platforms including Apple Music and Tidal, but for a limited time it’s available for streaming on Soundcloud. Get familiar below!
We’ve recently gave her an “Honourable Mention” in this post, but Recording Artist GiRL is aiming to be number 1 on everybody’s list this year! Turning up the heat, she brings out her new single, “Hinges“. Produced by KeeRab Records, the single aims to get you moving, make you sweat, and doing it over and over. Off her upcoming project, GiRL plans to bring the energy and make more noise wherever she performs! Check out the track below.
It’s all about the ladies from the Motherland in this one as Singer/Producer Roe Summerz teams up with “Da Big Voice” Edley Shine in “African Girls (Ethiopian Girls)“! Directed by Devin Johnson, we find the duo taking it to the club as they party and get to know some lovely ladies. Roe Summerz delivers the vocals for the beauties, while Edley deejays his way to their hearts. The track is a Shinealous Records release, and is expected to add extra heat this Summer! Edley Shine is of the Born JAmericans and RefixKingz fame, and has been dropping singles over the year through his US based Shinealous Records while Roe Summerz has been producing and collaborating with the likes of GiRL (“High”), and Maticulus Auburn (“All For You”). Check out the video below.
You call them when you want to want a fire beat to go with your lyrics, they help you turn that song into the greatest thing someone has ever heard, they spend hours creating a masterpiece that sounds so good you’re not allowed to add your vocals to it. They are called Beatmakers, Riddim Gods, and more commonly, Producers! Artists can’t live without these people, and at times they don’t get a lot of respect. We at 13th Street Promotions recognize these creatives, and today you’ll get to know 15. Watch this space!
*These Producers are not ranked in any way.
1. Wavy Jones
Wavy Jones is a play on the name “Davy Jones”, but he also owns a locker filled with some dope beats! Whether flipping samples on “Locker 1 & 2” or dropping the bass on the Jeeby Lyricist, Blvk H3ro and Kione Zaire featured “100LBS”, Jones is a Producer to check for! Catch him on the next Hidden Fvces or Alpine Compound project!
Whether playing guitar as a part of “Di Vibe” or crafting beats, Kone (Koh Neh) should not be taken lightly. Having produced newcomer Yanah’s single, “The Cycle” and her “Believe In You” Freestyle, delivered the right Riddim with fellow Producer BoomDraw for Blvk H3ro & Leno Banton’s “Sky Dive”, expect to hear more of this creative this year!
He doesn’t call himself a “Riddim God” for nothing. You’ve enjoyed many of his productions that have been complimented with the vocals of Jamar McNaughton, and he has an arsenal ready to go toe to toe with the best of Producers. Having recently released the “Dub Policy EP”, he’s busy preparing his compilation project titled “Top Works Vol. 1” which will feature his ZincFence Records members Ulo, Jane Macgizmo, and Inezi. You can also hear his work on Chronixx’s “Chronology” album. Get familiar!