Like a thief in the night, DJ Fusion a.k.a Kxng Fvse surprises us in the middle of the week with Volume 4 in his “Freestyle Chronicles” series! Kicking it off with a mix of Dancehall hits that will take you back in time, DJ Fusion delivers that well needed energy and vibes to clear away some of this week’s stress! From Vybz Kartel, to Aidonia, to Mavado, you will really love this Mixtape! Give it a listen/download below.
Yep, it’s a rainy time in Jamaica…a VERY rainy time. While many are dodging raindrops to get to their destinations, there are others who have taken to the beds, called in sick, and kicked off the “Day Off”. While we understand both sides of this coin, we’re here to provide a lil soundtrack for these heavy showers. We sympathize with those who are having it hard at this time, and we hope some well needed relief comes your way! Check out the songs! Stay dry!
1. Rain Music – Chronixx
2. It’s Raining – Maria Providence
Recently, a few pictures made its way onto the Internet hinting DJ Khaled’s upcoming collaboration with Reggae Legend, Sizzla Kalonji! With it possibly appearing on the DJ’s forthcoming “Grateful” Album, fans were overjoyed as Khaled has shown love to the Artist via his various Social Media outlets. While it’s no strange thing here, Sizzla has been a go to collaborator for years in Hip Hop along with a couple of his fellow peers, Junior Reid and Barrington Levy. He also enjoyed his share of hit songs being sampled in many Rap singles. Sizzla was also a signee of Rap Mogul Dame Dash’s now defunct “Dame Dash Music Group”. Below we feature 5 of Sizzla’s Hip Hop collaborations.
1. Shottas – Juelz Santana ft. Sizzla & Cam’Ron (2005)
2. Give Me A Try (Remix) – Sizzla ft. Rihanna (2003)
Happy Mother’s Day! From the Mama to the Aunty, to the Grandma, to the Foster Mom, to the Step Mom, you are appreciated! To show some appreciation, we pulled up this selection from Dub Poet, Yasus Afari titled, “My Mother Who Fathered Me“. Produced by Yasus for the Fathers Africa and Senya-Cum Labels in 1995, the Dub Poet expresses his love for the one he calls, “Mama”. From his birth, to being a man, he speaks on the times his Mother was there for him and other siblings. He also mentions her qualities and the efforts she’s made to ensure the family is good. The single was also a part of his “Honour Crown H.I.M.” album that was released in 1997.
13th Street Promotions wishes every Mother out there a Happy Mother’s Day!
Despite missing out last week’s “Dreamer Fridayz” entry, Daley is back on track this week. This time around he shows love to fellow Jamaican Rapper Chase Soundz on his upcoming “Yaadman Hiatus EP“, and together they cause a “Problem“! The track was produced by Thundaa, and features both Artists, who happen to be fans of each other’s work, in a sparring match of lyrics and flows. Daley is still working on his “Frustrated Dreamer” project which is expected to see a Summer 2017 release. Do we have a problem? Check out the track below!
With the Charles Chocolates Dancin’ Dynamites Swell 12 Season coming to a close, patrons got a dose of high energy at the Semi-Finals on Saturday May 7th at the Jamaica College Auditorium. Featuring the finalists Fantastic Steppaz, Citi Dancers, Too Kool Dancers, Dynamic D Squad, and Team Young Talent, those in attendance were in for a treat! It was Fantastic Steppaz reigned supreme the whole evening. With classic moves, surprising twists, and sky high energy, they were massively received with a standing ovation from the audience. With perfect scores, Fantastic Steppaz took home yet another prize for the “Perfect Catch”, cementing their lead as the team with the most perfect scores all season. Who will walk away the winner of this season? The Jamaica College Auditorium awaits your presence on Sunday May 14 with performances by I Octane, Rondell Positive, and Jah’lil! In recognition of Mothers Day, the first 100 Moms will receive Roses and Chocolate courtesy of the title sponsor. See you there!