May 9 is a day that is celebrated as “Mother’s Day”. The day finds many Mothers being celebrated, showered with gifts and special treatment, and loved in many ways. In the Caribbean, you can hear dedications of all sorts on the Radio, and events were held in the honour of many Moms. Known for delivering the classic “Thank You Mama” in the mid 2000s, Reggae Icon Sizzla Kalonji surprises the world with the release of “Happy Mother’s Day”!
Produced and released through his Kalonji Music Production, Sizzla brings a wonderful presentation of uplifting lyrics, timeless melodies, and a powerful dedication to all the Mothers out there. While many Mothers are no longer present with some of us, Sizzla looks to comfort those who miss them, and further emphasize that a Mother is one of the most important persons in one’s life. Love, honour, cherish, celebrate, and respect Mama!
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Happy Mother’s Day to my Mama, and your Mother too! While many are dropping surprise gifts and day outs with their #1 lady, we’ve decided to highlight some of the Mothers in the Jamaican music scene. Linking up with Spotify, we’ve compiled a playlist featuring some music from some of the Mothers Of Dancehall/Reggae. From a couple party songs, to Gospel, to just tracks you haven’t heard in a while, we hope you love this one. For those who want to hear some of the heavily played Mother’s Day songs on Jamaican radio, check them out here. Bless up all the Moms!
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Happy Mother’s Day! From the Mama to the Aunty, to the Grandma, to the Foster Mom, to the Step Mom, you are appreciated! To show some appreciation, we pulled up this selection from Dub Poet, Yasus Afari titled, “My Mother Who Fathered Me“. Produced by Yasus for the Fathers Africa and Senya-Cum Labels in 1995, the Dub Poet expresses his love for the one he calls, “Mama”. From his birth, to being a man, he speaks on the times his Mother was there for him and other siblings. He also mentions her qualities and the efforts she’s made to ensure the family is good. The single was also a part of his “Honour Crown H.I.M.” album that was released in 1997.
13th Street Promotions wishes every Mother out there a Happy Mother’s Day!
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This goes out to all the mamas, the baby mamas, the grandmothers, the aunties…you get the drift. Did you ever notice every year on Mother’s Day you hear some very familiar songs on the radio? Well I can’t be the only one so today my Oldies Sunday selection focuses on 5 Jamaican songs that never failed in getting airplay on Mother’s Day.
#5 – Richie Stephens x Bounty Killa – Pot Of Gold
With a mix of Richie Stephens’ singing and Bounty’s deejaying, this tribute was recorded for the “Pot Of Gold” label and has been a staple every year since it’s release.
#4 – Anthony Cruz – Mama’s Blessing
Released in 2003/2004 on the “I Swear” Riddim, Anthony Cruz sang about the hardships his mother went through to provide the best life for him. Never fails when it comes getting airplay this time of the year.
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It’s never too late to show appreciation to your Mother for all she has done and today Rapper Dylan Golden does just that. Titled “If I Told You” which features Singer Kamau and produced by Jamaican producer Kris Kars, Dylan makes a dedication to his Mother, speaks on growing up with her, how she has been there for him even when he messed up and how he wants to give back for all she has done. A good effort here from Dylan, great production from Kris and I like that chorus that Kamau provided. This deserves to be played to your Mom anytime so keep this track handy. Show Mom that love! Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
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It’s only natural when an offspring of an entertainer wants to follow in their parents’ footsteps. On Onstage over the weekend, Marco Dean, son of D’Angel and Beenie Man joined his mom on Onstage to speak on his plans for Mother’s Day. Here the 8 year old spoke about School, making something for his mother for Mother’s Day, not wanting to follow the footsteps of his mom and dad, and being an active kid. D’Angel also spoke about her career, enjoying her son’s growth, being a “Momtrepreneur“, closing down her clothing business to focus on her career and motherhood, being an actress and her upcoming film, and future plans. This was a hilarious interview as Marco Dean is just being a kid here, it’s good to know that Beenie and D’Angel are working hard to be loving and supporting parents. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
Marco Dean’s gift
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