Mixtape Movements: @OVOSound Radio 5: @IAmBlackChiney Mix

Black Chiney

Are you familiar with the OVO Sound Radio series on Apple Music? If you have then you’ll notice this episode featured a very special mix by the legendary Black Chiney Sound! In their set we got to hear dub plates old and new from the likes of Vybz Kartel, Tanya Stephens, Collie Buddz, Vershon, Sizzla, and old and new tracks from Foxy Brown, Drake and more! A great listen for fans of both sounds, and for those who have no access to Apple Music, check out the mix below and share your thoughts in the comments section.



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OLDIES SUNDAY: Gregory Peck – Wey You Ago Do (1989)

Gregory Peck

Today’s Oldies Sunday selection is for all the Sound Bwoys and Sound Systems from Gregory Peck. Titled “Wey You Ago Do” this was produced by King Jammys and released in 1989. Here Gregory is sending a warning to all Sound Systems and Selectors that his sound will not lose and they should just retire all together. He also hurled insults and stated that they cannot win the audience with their selections and his sound was the winner in all clashes.

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NEW MUSIC: @AgentSasco x Zinc Fence Records – Badda Dan Dem (Dub)


Dropping new music is the combination of Zinc Fence Records and Agent Sasco. Doing a dubplate version to his “Badda Dan Dem (Rude Boy Shuffle)” single which was produced by Teflon and SOS Dynamikz, we hear Sasco dropping retro styled lyrics and showing off the “Rude Boy” persona over a production that would have you skanking while keeping a keen ear to the lyrics. This a is very dope creation here that will definitely get multiple replays, and the occasional “Buss A Blank” gesture. This version is not for the softies. Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @DJKhaled – Ain’t Nobody Got Dubs Like This


In the Dancehall culture, one of most important aspects is the Dubplate. Vital in Soundclashes and dances, it can either make or break a Sound System. Today, via Boomshoots, DJ/Producer DJ Khaled shows off some of his most cherished Dubplates. Khaled, no stranger to the Dancehall culture, played dubs from the likes of Buju Banton, Bounty Killa, Beres Hammond, Capleton, and more. This is a great watch (and listen) here as I’ve been familiar with DJ Khaled’s presences in the Dancehall. Older fans might remember his appearances at events such as “Fully Loaded” and his contributions via mixtapes. Can he beat Wyclef for having the most expensive dubplate? Stay tuned. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW MUSIC: @BenzlyHype – Star (@Scribz Dub)

Fotor0703105237In preparation of their upcoming Mixtape, Deejay/Actor Benzly Hype (Me N Mi Kru/Innocent Kru) and DJ Scribz released a new song for “Uptown, Downtown and Roun’ Town“. Titled “Star“, we hear Benzly giving us a history lesson on his start with Innocent Kru, how effective he can be when he steps to the microphone, his displeasure for some of the new songs out and artists who bought their way to stardom, showing respect to some of his peers, and letting everyone know that he and Scribz are stars. A very entertaining song here, If you’re familiar with Benzly Hype and the Innocent Kru, you’ll know they create songs for every taste. Looking forward to the new mixtape and in the meanwhile check out Scribz’s latest one here. Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Mixtape Movements: @EquiKnoxx_Music x @KabakaPyramid – DubPlates In Dub

1978725_10151965427301949_7652663687055316174_nToday’s Mixtape comes from the tag team of Equiknoxx Music and Kabaka Pyramid. Titled “Dubplates In Dub“, Kabaka pays tribute to the Jamaican Sound System culture by recording 6 original tracks and freestyles over Channel One instrumentals. Following in the same steps as the “Equiknoxx Introduces Masicka To King Tubby” mixtape, this is sure to bring the new and old generations together. With Kabaka’s lyrical prowess, this is sure to be an “accurate” project. Check out the mixtape below and share your thoughts in the comments section.



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