It’s…Addi Di Teacha along with TSD! Yes, you read that right, Rapper The Sickest Drama has a song with the “World Boss“, Vybz Kartel. Titled “Never Back Down“, the track was produced by Inztinkz and features the lyrical Artists going at it bar for bar. Expect the usual flipping lyrics from the Word smiths, and expect to be blown away as the First Coast Movement and the Portmore Empire join forces! Inztinkz and TSD are currently working on super group The Council’s debut album which is set to be released in 2017. Hip Hop meets Dancehall, check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
It’s that time again for “Tune In Thursday“! While many are still dealing with the shocking news from Overseas, 13th Street Promotions and Views From 876 are here with a playlist to rock your mind, soul and body! It’s for the Culture so be here every Thursday for a music fix! Check out the selections below.
#TuneInThursday Week 4 – 10/11/2016
- Dre Island x Assassin – Bounce About
- Clymaxx – Puff & Roll Up
- Vershon – All Mi Want
- Maticulus Auburn – Vertigo
- Five Steez x Sosa x Nomad Carlos – Gods Collide (Sosa Remix)
- 5 Star – 3rd Eye Open
When it comes to New York Hip Hop, Salaam Remi is a name you should mention. Known for bringing Reggae/Dancehall music to Hip Hop in the 90s and providing a fresh new sound for many Artists, Salaam has worked with Shabba Ranks, SuperCat, Nas, the late Amy Winehouse, Ini Kamoze and many others. Recently he stopped by the Rap Radar Podcast to speak on his extensive music career spanning over 30 years. Here he spoke about his start including mixing many classic tracks, his first releases as a Producer, using his Island roots (by the way of Trinidad) to influence his Production and contributing to a wave of Hip Hop/Reggae singles in the 90s, his new projects and more! From Queens to the Caribbean to the world! Learn something new or bring back memories by checking out the Interview below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
Jamaican Producer Krs. has been making a name for himself for quite a while with his original Productions. The founder of Film Noir, he has produced many remixes and has been a part of many singles locally and Internationally including Canadian Artist Roy Woods’ “Gwan Big Up Urself“! Recently he got a hold of R&B Recording Artist Brandy’s classic “I Wanna Be Down” and worked his Production magic on it. Giving the 1994 single a face lift, Krs. takes the track on a Caribbean trip and even adds a Popcaan dubplate at the end as an added bonus. A dope listen and it is recommended that you keep it on repeat and tell him thanks on Twitter. Mo to tha, E to tha…check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
US based Rapper Zuse has been on the radar of many since his debut. The Jamaica born Rapper never stopped repping Yaad and he continues to do so on his recently released Mixtape, “Trench Zuse“! A collaboration with Production Duo Nard and B, Zuse fires off lyrics about the Trap, the Zooly life, making something out of nothing, and showing love to his crew over some dark Production with assistance from XL, DJ Spinz, Jay Nasty, Bobby Kritical and DJ Plugg. From the Gully to the Block to the Trap to the Trenches, they all share the same struggle and toil to be successful. Di baddest ting in Farrin! Check out the Mixtape below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
Welcome to another installment of “Tune In Thursday“! Teaming up with “Views From 876” who highlights the beauty of our Island, Jamaica, we’re highlighting some of our top picks from some emerging Jamaican Artists from any genre. Whether Hip Hop, Dancehall, Pop, or Reggae, we’re doing this for the love of the culture! Check out the selections for this week and watch out for our next episode!
#TuneInThursday Week 2 – 27/10/2016
- Baker Steez – Kush & Kologne
- DizTroy x Mystic Davis – Bout Ya
- J-Stone (Kapital Stone) – Enchanted Road
- Kemar Highcon – Oh Gosh
- Lincoln 3Dot – Same Pree
- NeeQah – Rude Gyal Style