Black Kat Sound, Tony Matterhorn, Killamanjaro, King Jammys, Wha Dat Sound, Stone Love, Mighty Crown, Fire Links, Bass Odyssey, what do they have in common? They are some of the Selectors (DJs) and Sound Systems that have greatly contributed to the Sound Clash Culture in Jamaica over many decades. The Sound Clash Culture was also one of the influences for the Hip Hop Culture. Today, Genius released a short video highlighting the history of the Sound Clash Culture ahead of the Red Bull Culture Clash in Atlanta, Georgia next weekend. Learn something below!
What do you know about Marcus? The Teacher, the Leader, the Philosopher, the Prophet, the 1st National Hero, the Journalist, and the Publisher? The Right Excellent, Marcus Mosiah Garvey has been an influence to many in various fields for generations with his ideas and teachings. Today marks his 130th Birthday, and we at 13th Street Promotions would like to highlight a few songs that paid tribute to this great man. A man of nobility!
1. Culture – Marcus
2. Burning Spear – Marcus Senior
There comes a time when we all have to leave this world, all that we’ve ever known is no longer with us, and we embark on the After life. While many are at peace with that, Comedian Kyng Tavii believes he’s not ready to go when the Grim Reaper comes in “The Grim Con“. Featuring fellow Comedian Kevin2WoKrayzee as the Grim Reaper, we see a hilarious skit where Tavii tries his best to escape the Reaper’s Scythe, and Kevin’s not having it. Will Tavii join him in the After life? Or will he see another day on Earth? You’d have to watch to find out! Shot by McDon Productions, check out the video below!
DJ Scribz has been spinning the Dancehall hits to keep you moving, but when was the last time you heard those Hip Hop/R&B hits? With the “Retrospect” Mixtape, we go back as far as the late 90s/early 2000s and party! With hits aplenty, you’ll recall the first times you’ve heard these tunes, and maybe want to call up a friend to share in the throwback vibe. If you’re loving the Mixes, be sure to tell DJ Scribz on Instagram, and book him for your next event! Have a listen below.
It’s Friday, the end of the work week for some, while it’s the beginning of a fun weekend for others. Today, Recording Artist Shie wants to enjoy life, and you should too with her new single, “It Up“. Produced by Cyanide Records on the “Beach Flex Riddim“, Shie speaks on missing certain fun moments and looks to recreate them and more with good friends. A song to get you ready for the fun nights ahead! If your thing is buying out the bar, hitting the beach, dancing, jumping from Party to Party, then live it up! Party responsibly as well. Check out the track below.
There comes a time in a relationship where one party gets a lil bit comfortable, and forget a few key things that got the union going. It happens, but it’s up to them to make things right, or keep it moving. Today, US Pop Singer Bebe Rexha warns her lover to get it together or leave on “Comfortable“. Produced by Frank Dukes and features Dancehall Artist Kranium, the two Artists have a lovers’ quarrel where Bebe misses being catered to in different ways, while Kranium lets her know that he tries to do the right things, but the extra duties can’t come that often. While they talk it out, we are greeted with a fun Production that you can’t help but rock to. Score another hit as Kranium has been on a roll with the International collaborations. The single is off Bebe’s “All Your Fault Pt. 2″ EP (Get It Here) which drops tomorrow. Don’t get too comfortable, check out the track below.