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GET TO KNOW: @JimmyOctober


The Music scene in the Caribbean is a huge pot filled with blends of various genres, cultures, and ideas. With its fair share of influence on the World, you can detect that on some of your favourite songs out in recent years. The Caribbean is also blessed to have given the World some talented folks who have went on to create huge followings, and churn out hits aplenty. One of the Artists who aims to make a name for himself is Jimmy October from the twin Islands of Trinidad & Tobago. Boasting a sound that stands out, and a swagger that lets you know he’s the next Caribbean Superstar, he has been on the radar of some of your favourites in recent times. After a few delays, we finally got a chance to have a convo with the Artist. From his sound, his latest project, to repping T&T, get to know him in our latest Interview below!

Words By: @SwadeDaVillain

Photos By: @KristonKK

13thStreetPromotions: Jimmy, thanks for having a chat with us at 13thStreetPromotions.com. We’ve finally made that Jamaica/Trinidad link up. For starters, tell us about the Artist named Jimmy October?

Jimmy October: The name was inspired by a couple things. Well firstly I was born on October 9 1994, and I’m pretty connected to the fact that I’m a Libra and the idea of not searching for perfection but for balance. That explains the October. The main reason for the Jimmy is the movie 8 Mile. Eminem played the character Jimmy “B-Rabbit” Smith Jr. The role of that character really resonated with me because I felt like he was a very regular guy, living a regular life but he had passion. He had raw talent and was determined to be something more. I’m also that regular guy that believes he can use his talents to be something more no matter how much people say its not possible. No matter how much people laughed at the fact that I was crazy for starting to follow this particular dream because they thought it made no sense. I’m Jimmy October.

13thSP: We’ve been hearing your music for quite a while, but tell us how did you get your start? What made you want to pursue a music career?

JO: As basic as this might sound. I’ve loved music from the jump and I’ve only grown to love more.

13thSP: You rap, deejay, sing, produce, and those have caught the attention of many out there. Who have been some of your influences when it comes to creating music?

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Let @TheRoyalBlu & @RunkusInno Bring That Vibe For You To “sinG with God”!


2017 has been pretty Good to Royal Blu. From releasinG a few tracks includinG “Meanwhile” with Leno Banton, to GoinG on his first International Tour with Runkus & The Old Skl Bond, “El fueGo” has been doinG well. Recently, he announced that he will be releasinG an EP with German Producer Tim Foresta titled, “sinG with God“. To hold listeners over till its release, he drops the title track. With Foresta on the boards and featurinG Runkus, we Get a Future reGGae joint that will make you move your feet, and be taken away to another dimension. Expect the lyrics that’ll make you rewind numerous times from the duo on this one too. Artwork for this sinGle was provided by the awesome Taj Francis so be sure to take it in while listeninG. If there was a video for this, I could picture a few scenes. Lyrics fi di brave, are you willinG to be saved with me? Expect the EP to drop on November 24 on all streaminG providers and diGital retailers. Check out the track below.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: Early B – Ghost Busters (1984)


The Duppy/Ghost/Obeah culture is very much alive in Jamaica. While we don’t celebrate events like Halloween (though the Party goers and folks in certain Communities do), we are aware of the spirits, certain folklore, and the people who claim to have connections to the dead or possess skills in Witchcraft. Today, we bring you “Oldies Sunday” to fire off a selection from the late Recording Artist, Early BThe Doctor” which adds to the Ghost/Duppy theme. The tune we present is called, “Ghost Busters“!

“Ghost Busters” was produced by Nkrumah Manley “Jah” Thomas, and released in 1984 through the Midnight Rock Label on the “Stormy Weather Riddim“. The single was also the opening track to his 1985 Album of the same name. In the song, Early B speaks on his adventures as a Ghost Buster as he saves the community of Yallahs, St. Thomas from a ghostly threat. Fearing nobody but Jah, he gets to work on eradicating the threat.

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No 9 To 5, But @Popeye_Caution1 Wants All The Ladies To “Work” On New Single!


It’s Friday, you’re on the job, and you’re dying for 5 O’ Clock. While we can’t get you off work earlier, Dancer/Recording Artist Popeye Caution wants to get the ladies productive on his new single, “Work“! With IzyBeats and Walshy Fire on Production, Popeye brings some energy to your workplace! Time to bruk out in the Cubicle, wine by the Cooler, but don’t let HR hear about this. Get ready for the end of the work day, and prep for the fun weekend by checking out the track below.

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@_KaylanArnold_ Covers A Classic In The Season Finale Of “Kngly Live!”


It’s Sunday, and we have another episode of “Kngly Live!” brought to you by Kris Karz, and Kngly Studios! Today marks the series’ season finale with the promise of even more dope Artists and music to come. To close off the season, we have the lovely Kaylan Arnold covering the late Amy Winehouse classic, “You Sent Me Flying“. Kaylan is armed with her lovely voice, and a Guitar as she does the cover justice and we are all being taken back and remembering a great talent that was gone too soon. We thank you for checking out the series every Sunday, and we do hope you’re here for the next season! In usual fashion, show love to Kris Karz, and support Kngly Studios. Check out the video below.

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If You’re “Shy”, @SeanAlaric_ & @TheKhxos Will Bruk You Out On New Tune!


This goes out to all the ladies who use that “I’m shy” card. While he has been known to produce for the likes of Denyque, Fyakin, and of course Khxos, Sean Alaric steps into the spotlight with his own single. Teaming up with longtime collaborator Khxos, they release “Shy“! Giving listeners a lil R&B and a lil Dancehall, Khxos speaks to the ladies that have a thing for him, but are timid in letting the feelings be known. If you’re familiar with Khxos and his work, then you know he’ll have her breaking out of her shell in no time. Released through Class One Music, the Label has seen its share of success over the years, with one of the latest being Khxos’ debut Album, “Dopamine“. No word yet on Sean putting out an Album, but he’s ensuring that you have some music to groove to for the rest of 2017. Preorder the single here. Ladies, it’s “Bruk Out SZN“! Check out the lyric video below.

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