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OLDIES SUNDAY: General B X Ghost – Mr. Boasy & Friend (1998)


Happy Sunday! Today’s Oldies Sunday selection is for those who like to show off, stunt, keep up appearances, and look down on people, but their priorities aren’t in order. The World is filled with them, but this man chose to call them out many years ago. His name is Dancehall Artist General B, and the track is called, “Mr. Boasy & Friend“.

Produced by Colin “Fatta” Walters on the “Top Shotta Riddim” and released through Colin Fat Records/VP Records in 1998, General B calls out those who always have the most money, have all the high end fashion, driving the latest vehicles, and who carry on like rich snobs. While some may say he is hating, the fact is those same people don’t have their priorities in order to the point where they don’t own anything outside of the fancy things, and one false move may find them homeless and flooded with bills causing embarrassment to themselves and their families. General B shares that he may not have the best of things at the time, but he is confident that at the end of the day, life is more in order than theirs. Fellow Dancehall Artist Ghost makes an appearance on the track by providing the chorus, and compliments General B’s deejaying well. “Mr. Boasy & Friend” was a hit for General B, and was one of many as he was a part of the legendary Monster Shack Crew with Ghost and Roundhead. The single was also featured on the group’s 1998 “Monster Party” album. General B is still active in the Dancehall circles, and has solidified himself as one of the contributors to some of the best years in Jamaican music.

THANK YOU GENERAL B!

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We Look Back At Jeremy Harding’s “Playground Riddim” In Our Throwback Playlist Series!


Recently, UK Recording Artist Mahalia released her Burna Boy featured single, “Simmer. Today, we show respect to the sample. Going into Playlist Mode yet again, we look back at the “Playground Riddim” in our #13thStreetThrowback Playlist Series! The Riddim was released in 1997 and produced by Jeremy Harding for his 2 Hard Label. It birthed the classics “Nike Air” by Mr. Vegas, “Pet & Pamper” by Mad Cobra, “Infiltrate” by Sean Paul, and the mega hit, Who Am I” a.k.a. “Sim Simma by Beenie Man! The Riddim was also sampled by UK Artists Krept & Konan, US Rapper Bizzy Bone, and UK DJ/Producer Spooky Bizzle.

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PRESS RELEASE: @MrLexx63 Dominates @ReggaeSting 2015


Boxing Day 2015, saw Dancehall Icon Mr. Lexx dominating the stage of the biggest show in Dancehall, Sting. The Recording Artist ended 2015 on a high note with this impressive, high energy and truly unforgettable performance. Mr. Lexx performed alongside longtime friend and Recording Artiste, General B, and both captured their audience with exceptional delivery.

Mr. Lexx impressed the crowd with hits after hits after hits as they cheered him on. Mr. Lexx stated, “The Sting performance was really good. We (General B and I) didn’t do what we rehearsed on stage as the vibes of the crowd called for a change but never the less we killed it.”

This performance comes only a few days after his four week appearance on the Boom Badda Dan Road Show ended, which saw the artiste performing in different Parishes across the island. Mr. Lexx is now laying the foundation for what he hopes will be a fruitful 2016. For the new year, Mr. Lexx plans on recording for a few local and International producers and he will be releasing his much anticipated album.

The “Cook” Artiste will also be focusing on his own Jiggy House Production label to cement his name in the business as a noted producer as well. He will be working on the “Wet Rag Riddim” featuring Beenie Man, Bling Dawg, Vershon, Devina Burn and many more.

Mr. Lexx has other exciting news about his career and urges his fans to look out for many more things to come from him“Mr. Lexx always have new things up his sleeves as I will be claiming 2016.”

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