.@DancinDynamites Gear Up For “Mad And Mean” Finals!


As the news spread across Braeton on Saturday (May 4) that the semi-finalists for the Charles Chocolates Dancin’ Dynamites Competition were about to embark on a showdown in the Braeton Gully – an unlikely location in Portmore – the excitement reached fever pitch, and residents came out in numbers to witness the never before seen display. Detouring from the usual Jamaica College auditorium venue, the Charles Chocolates team weaved a twist in the ‘Mad and Mean’ themed competition, bringing the semi-final show to its Sunshine City home base. The event pulled out scores of fans as the news spread that this was not a typical Saturday afternoon. “It’s a wonderful feeling to see such a great turnout from the community today. When we decided to take the semi-finals here, the idea was to create an immersive experience for our most discerning fans on our home ground, and I’m so happy to see the that everyone is having a fantastic time,” said Roxanne Brown, Brand Manager, Charles Chocolates.

Roxanne Brown, Brand Manager, Charles Chocolates, shares lens time with some members from the Code X dance group. Code X emerged as the winner of two intense round of clashes walking away with a $16,000 cash prize and bragging rights at the Charles Chocolates Dancin’ Dynamites semi-final.

As the air buzzed with excitement, dancers from Legend Squad, Too Kool Dancers, Code X, and New Era, prepared to wow the expectant audience. With DJ Tropical of Hitz 92, and DJ Niney from Di Unit in Portmore at the turntables unleashing a string of pulsating beats, a six a side football competition, a host of activities to keep everyone busy, and the anticipation of the eventual showdown; the energy was palpable. Code X emerged as the winners of two intense round of clashes walking away with a $16,000 cash prize and bragging rights. New Era held their own, winning the prize for the Perfect Catch performance and a host of compliments from the judges. “You (New Era) performed like you were in the community and heard there was a dance competition and you just come out and kill it, andstill kept the moves clean and the energy high all throughout!” exclaimed season judge Kerry-Annwhen describing New Era’s performance.

Only three of the dance groups will move on to the first of two exhilarating finals which will be held this Sunday, May 12, 2019. In the first finals, the local teams will compete for the top honoursand the Charles Chocolates Dancin’ Dynamites title. The second finale, which will be held on Sunday, May 19, will see the winner of the local finals will facing-off against teams from Colombia, Cuba and St. Lucia for the ultimate title. Both showdowns will be held at the Jamaica College auditorium in Kingston.

Guest artiste, Gully Bop serenades Roxanne Brown, Brand Manager of Charles Chocolates at the Dancin’ Dynamites ‘Mad and Mean’ semi-final at the Braeton Gully, Portmore.

In keeping with the gully theme at the Braeton semi-final, entertainment was provided by guest artiste Gully Bop who performed a high energy set as he worked the crowd into a frenzy. Cheerleading group, Cheerzone, was also on hand to heighten the excitement, holding the intent gaze of the spellbound audience that soaked up their awe-inducing stunts, seamless routines and incredible dance moves.

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Gully Bop Gets Sampled On New @JulsOnIt & @BurnaBoy Single, “Gwarn”!


When was the last time you heard a Gully Bop tune? He was on top of the Dancehall scene for a while, but somewhat faded out. With some saying he’s working on his comeback, today’s new entry may just be a start. Recently his “Wuk Affa Mi” single was sampled by Ghanaian DJ/Producer Juls for the Nigerian Dancehall Artist Burna Boy assisted, “Gwarn“! A song for the ladies, Juls and Burna want them to know that they have the “good good loving” that they need! With Bop’s catchy lyrics that turned him into a viral sensation added, the single also gives the men a warning that if you don’t treat her right, another man will. With a really nice production that blends well with the lyrics, you can’t help but keep this one on repeat! Check out the track below, and don’t forget to share!

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NEW VIDEO: @OnstageTV Interviews @Mavado_Gully


The “Gully GadMavado is back in Jamaica and made an appearance on Onstage recently. Conducted at Mavado’s Mansion, he spoke about his upcoming performance at Rebel Salute, explains his absence from the Island for 2 years, staying relevant despite being absent, his rift with Beenie Man, Bounty Killa, thoughts on Gully Bop, his friendship with Alkaline and more. Shout out Mavado for name dropping Jahmiel as well. Check out the Interview below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW MUSIC: Twin Of Twins – Bun Again (Padlock)


With Gully Bop and Shauna Chin making headlines recently for their whirlwind romance gone stormy, the Twin of Twins spoke on the issue with “Bun Again“. Featured on the UIM Records produced “Red Hot Chilli Riddim“, the twins borrowed a bit from Tiger to speak on Gully Bop’s woes, Shauna Chin, and even looked back at Mr. Vegas and Foota Hype’s own relationship troubles. They asked listeners not to laugh, but I’m sure you can’t help but to do so. The Padlock business might be booming. Big up Krish Genius. Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @TheReleaseJA Season 2: Christmas Ep. 5


The Release” is an Entertainment Program featured on Hype TV every Tuesday at 8:30 PM, with repeats on Thursday and Saturday at 6:30 PM. Hosted by Talisa Taylor, Lisa-Sade and Janice Young, the program features some of the newest entertainment releases and upcoming events. In the season finale they covered the controversial topics that have flooded the Dancehall scene in 2015 and more. If you want to check out season 1, 2, and previous releases, look here. To get your releases featured, please email thereleaseent@gmail.com and tell them 13thStreetPromotions sent you. Check out the latest releases below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @OnstageTV Interviews @GullyBop1000 x @NinjaManMusic


Tonight, two Dancehall giants in Gully Bop and Ninja Man have graced the Onstage set. Will there be a much needed clash from these two, or a collaboration? Here Gully Bop spoke on his career 1 year after his discovery and rise to stardom, ignoring doubters, still being a hot commodity in the Dancehall circles, “Killing dem wid style“, thoughts on Sting 2015 and more. Ninja Man however spoke on his recent hospitalization, his thoughts on Sting 2015, working on a new project with veteran Artists, spreading his wings as an Entrepreneur, and Gully Bop. Together on stage they’ve promoted unity and had a conversation and cracked a few jokes with Winford Williams. Watch the Interview below to see more and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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