We know him as “Busy Signal” or “Turf Boss“, but his Mama named him Reanno Gordon. Today we celebrate Busy Signal’s 40th birthday with our latest Playlist. While many will be playing the hits, we look back at his ability to flip various original songs in the “Busy Signal Remixes The Covers” Playlist! Featuring over an hour of tracks, if you thought he only tackled “One More Night” and “Night Shift“, you’ll be pleasantly surprised on what we found. Be sure to shout out Busy today. Check out the playlist below, and share with a friend. Show us some love on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
The 2000s gave us some awesome Dancehall music, don’t you agree? Today’s Oldies Sunday selections brings some energy from that era courtesy of Busy Signal! Today we feature his breakout hit, “Step Out“! Produced by Equiknoxx Music on the “Step Out Riddim“, this was released in 2005 and had eyes and ears focused on Busy as he brought a unique sound to the game.
The song proved to be successful as it helped to propel the Deejay onto the forefront of the Dancehall scene. The success didn’t come without controversy however as various Producers were credited to producing the track. In the end, the true Producers were given the proper recognition, and the track went on to be featured on many compilations including Busy Signal’s 2006 debut album, “Step Out“. Since “Step Out”, Busy has went on to release many more hit singles and projects. Though he was in trouble with the law and found himself in the midst of various feuds, Busy’s career went on to flourish to this day.
August 6, 2018 marks 56 years since Jamaica became an independent Nation. Today, Jamaica’s rich culture is heralded the world over, and there’s no shortage of what we have to offer. To celebrate “Jamaica 56“, we linked up with Spotify to provide you a quick Playlist titled, “Jamaica Jamaica!“. Highlighting some of our favourite tributes to Jamaica from Dancehall to Reggae, got to respect the Black, Green & Gold! While everything isn’t the best at times, we’re proud of the Island we call home. Enjoy the day, and be safe out there. Check out the Playlist below, and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
It’s that red and white with hearts day, for other folks it’s Valentine’s Day. Expect your timelines to be flooded with “sweet nothings” from couples, or people realizing how single they are in the status updates. Whether you’re spending the day with special someone, or handling things solo, we have a playlist for your activities. Today we present to you our Spotify Playlist titled, “Dancehall Love“! Featuring over an hour of those Dancehall tunes that will cause stripped clothes, noise complaints, thumps and bumps all over the house, rocking vehicles in parked positions, and steamy spaces. Side effects of taking in this playlist include heavy breathing, sweating, relaxed muscles, fatigue, a full body workout, and heart shaped eyes. This Playlist is not responsible if you’re caught cheating, or there is a baby on the way. Follow our new Spotify page as we’ll be dropping a few playlists here and there. Have a great February 14th, check out the music below!
It’s the end of the work day, or work week, what are your plans for the weekend? Want to party but don’t feel the vibe? Well Major Lazer and Busy Signal want to give you that jolt of energy with their Music Video for “Jump“! Directed and produced by Dan Streit & Lindsey Nico Mann, we’re treated to a trippy visual filled with lots of dancing and hopping mad folks. Loving the editing on this one, and the Major Lazer sound definitely fits the video and will get you ready to take on the weekend! Off their Summer release, “Know No Better EP“, if you’re not jumping, you need prayer. Check out the video below!
The trio of Walshy Fire, Diplo and Jillionaire a.k.a. Major Lazer are on a mission to leave a mark this Summer with their recent EP, “Know No Better“. The project, featuring 6 songs, is a mix of Dancehall, EDM, Afrobeat, Hip Hop, Reggaeton, and Pop Music. Never a stranger to the Caribbean, they’ve managed to bring along Recording Artists Busy Signal, Konshens, Sean Paul, and Machel Montano. Busy Signal appears on the track, “Jump”, which promises to bring the same energy as his “Watch Out For This” hit with ML, while Sean Paul appears with J Balvin on “Buscando Huellas”, and Konshens & Machel Montano appear on “Front Of The Line”, which is the EP’s first single and is currently featured in Bacardi Rum’s latest Commercial (which can be seen below).
“Know No Better EP” is now available on all major online music platforms. Check out “Front Of The Line” below.