If you’ve been unaware, Reggae/Dancehall Icon Buju Banton is finally a free man! Having done his time in Federal Prison, Friday December 7 became a day to remember when word got out that he would be making his triumphant return to Jamaica, and return to freedom. Today on Oldies Sunday, we salute the Gargamel’s return with one of our favourites, “Me Too Bad” (o/c “Too Bad“)! Produced by Leftside & Esco on the “Throwback Giggy Riddim“, Buju effortlessly rides the riddim as he flexes his rather uncanny ability to drive the ladies crazy and requesting his presence ever so often. With lyrics like “Outta road, nuff gyal a mad ova me“, and “Mi Babymada seh mi bad, mi too bad…“, you know Buju has a way with the ladies. The single was released through VP Records and quickly became a hot track in the streets. It was also featured on his 2006 album, “Too Bad“, and became his first #1 hit in years. With Gargamel’s newfound freedom, many fans are awaiting his return to the booth to unleash the tracks that will have the place in a frenzy, but for now we wish he takes as much time to rejuvenate himself and reconnect with society and loved ones. If you want to check out more Buju content, check out our Buju Samples article we did on his Birthday, the throwback “Love Sponge” for the lovers, and Lila Ike wanting to work with Buju as he’s an inspiration in an Interview with us. Check out the track below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
“Bruk out, bruk out gyal yuh body nuh crawny...”
Sean Paul has been enjoying a successful Dancehall career for over 20 years, and we salute him. Showing that he has longevity (and a great team), he continues to make hits. Recently he surprised the world with a collab with renowned Recording Artist Jhene Aiko, and today we get the visual for “Naked Truth“. Directed by Michael Garcia, we see Sean and a leading lady battling it out via a Dance Off between their respective teams in a warehouse setting. While Jhene was noticeably absent in the video (bummer), the video will have some of pretending to know all the moves and ready to battle anyone. Shout out to the Choreographer responsible for this. Here’s to Sean Paul making more hits for years to come. Check out the video below and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
2018 saw Recording Artist Sara Bloom making her debut which was praised by many. With the jazzy debut single “Wanna Know” capturing hearts, her collab with Matt Dewar on “Get Lonely” had folks asking for more. Fresh off the first staging of her “New Breath” event series, she linked up with Matt and Jeeby Lyricist for the groovy “Slow Whine“. With some production by CRT$, the trio deliver a number that will have the ladies feeling themselves on the dance floor and showing off their moves for the world to see. With Sara providing some sweet vocals, Matt and Jeeby provide the lyrics that you can’t help but rewind! Grab a partner and buss a wine to this! Slow down time and have fun. Check out the track below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Instagram on @13thStreetPromo.
Popeye Caution knows how to get the party started. With a streak of dance ready singles this year, he’s not slowing down anytime soon. Teaming up with Christopher G Records, he releases “Big Win“. Featured on the recently released “Jackpot Riddim“, Popeye is out and bad as he represents Jamaica’s energy inna farrin over an uptempo production. Throughout the track however, Popeye offers some words of encouragement for those who are on the journey to seeing their big win. A so di ting set. Check out the track below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
Recording Artist/Internet Personality DyDy is back with another anthem for the ladies! The “Pineapple Queen” has been on a roll since the release of the single, “2 Can“, and is aiming to rack up more fans. While she had ladies quoting “Pineapple Fi Di Pum Pum“, she now wants them to be more empowered on the single, “Stress Free“. Produced by Track Starr Music, DyDy isn’t here for the “f*** boys“, is all about her marriage to the dollars, and is determined to stay progressive no matter what or who comes her way. DyDy also paid homage to the former Dancehall Artist Queen Lady Saw (now Minister Marion Hall) as she quoted a couple lines from the hit, “Man Is Di Least“. Let this one blaze many trails as it will empower the ladies and encourage them to stay on top of things. Keep your heads high ladies, life is about making great things happen. Check out the track below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
This is for the ladies who have “the face of an Angel, but the eyes of the Devil” who ride shotgun in their man’s car. Be ready for whatever girl! Konshens continues his run of International collaborations. From tracks with Rick Ross, Nipsey Hussle, and E-40 to name a few, we get the visual with Recording Artist B-Rae for the The Kemist produced track, “Shotgun“! While we find B-Rae proclaiming the role as a “Ride or die chick” on the track, Konshens holds it down for her and assures her that they’re a great combination. Throughout the Sam Braventon directed video however, we find them counting money, cruising in a Chevy Bel-Air, and escaping a Police raid. It’s all about being together forever, having each other’s backs, and making a lot of things happen together no matter how what’s going on. Off B-Rae’s 2017 “Sparkle City, The World May Never Know” EP, check out the video below, and share with a friend. Show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.