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.@Maroon5’s Cover Of @BobMarley’s “Three Little Birds” Featured In New @Hyundai Commercial!


Don’t worry about a thing. Recently, Automotive brand Hyundai announced their sponsorship of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and a campaign followed shortly. Recruiting US Band Maroon 5, they released a Commercial that had them covering one of the legendary Reggae Artist Bob Marley’s biggest hits, “Three Little Birds“. The song was released in 1977 as track 4 on Bob Marley & The Wailers’Exodus” album, and in 1980 as a single. This is the second time the song has been used in a campaign for Hyundai as it was performed by Stephen Marley and Jason Bentley in 2013. The song has enjoyed numerous covers over the years, and features in various films, ads, and soundtracks for sports teams.

Enjoy the World Cup, every little thing’s gonna be alright! Check out the Commercial and track below, and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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Third World Meets Tuff Gong: Songs That Sampled @BobMarley & @ThirdWorldBand


February 6 marks the day two Reggae legends were born, Bob Marley, and Bunny Rugs. Bob Marley started out in Trench Town, and became a larger than life Icon while Bunny Rugs made his mark as a Solo Artist, and Lead Vocalist for one of Reggae’s most successful Bands, Third World. While many pay respects to them today, we’d like to look back at a few songs that further immortalized them through samples. Samples will come from Bob Marley’s solo singles, or with The Wailers, and from Third World Band during Rugs’ time. Enjoy!

1. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Johnny Was (1976)

Sampled on: Notorious B.I.G. – Hold Ya Head (2005)

 

2. Third World – Got To Get Along (1976)

Sampled on: Little Brother ft. Mos Def – Let It Go (2006)

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.@BobMarley & The Wailers Get Sampled On New @Migos Album, “Culture 2”!


In case you weren’t aware, the Trap Music trio Migos released their highly anticipated “Culture 2” Album a few hours ago. Featuring 24 tracks, fans are in for a treat as Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset are here to give you that fix. While the Album features the singles “Motorsport“, “Supastars“, and “Stir Fry“, a familiar sounding set of vocals can be heard in track 13, “Crown The Kings“. If you guessed right, the legendary Bob Marley & The Wailers has been featured on the Album in the form of a sample. Borrowing from the 1973 track, “Get Up, Stand Up“, the chorus can be heard throughout the production which was handled by Quavo and DJ Durel. “Get Up, Stand Up” was written by Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, and featured on The Wailers’ 1973 Album, “Burnin’“. Various versions of the song have been recorded by Marley, Tosh, and Bunny Wailer. It has also been covered and remixed by the likes of Tracy Chapman, Damian “Junior Gong” Marley, Shaggy, The Rolling Stones, and has even been parodied on an episode of “Futurama“. “Culture 2” is available now on all streaming services.

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@MrKars2, @TheRoyalBlu Aim To “Claim The Crown”!


In celebration of his Birthday, Jamaica/Florida based Producer Kris Karz unleashed his highly anticipated collaboration with “Mr. Fuego Fridays“, Royal Blu! Titled “Claim The Crown” and armed with a Bob Marley & The Wailers sample, Blu glides effortlessly over the Production as he lets listeners know the requirements to own the crown. While many have owned the prized possession, Blu highlights that many weren’t disciplined enough and haven’t fought hard enough to secure it. One more year pon di bugga dem huh Kris? Be sure to visit the Producer’s website KnglyStudios.com to hear more his work, and if you’re an aspiring Artist, you can hit him up for beats. Artwork by Khari Kamau! Off the upcoming “Standing Upright But I’m DreamingMixtape, check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: The Harry J Allstars – The Liquidator (1969)


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Today’s Oldies Sunday selection comes from The Harry J Allstars, lead by the late Producer, Harry Johnson a.k.a. Harry J. Titled “The Liquidator“, this was an instrumental created in 1969 for Harry J Records. The people involved in the creation along with Harry included Winston Wright (Organs), Aston Barrett (Bass), and Carlton Barrett (Percussion). It was said the Instrumental was originally made for Singer Tony Scott’sWhat Am I To Do” minus a few elements. It was recorded but Harry Johnson bought the rights to the song, licensed it to Trojan Records with credit to The Harry J Allstars and added more instrumentals.

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