Dancehall/Reggae Artists Kranium and Jahmiel have been staying busy these past few months. With the UK getting a dose of their sounds recently, it’s only right they stopped by the infamous Tim Westwood’s Capital XTRA Show. While they fired off a quick Interview, the party started when the Artists kicked off a Freestyle Session over popular Dancehall Riddims. How did they sound? Tune in to them dropping lyrics below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
At times we hear the Artists when they drop new heat, but how many of these acts do we know? Today, the “Mobay King” MoulaUE a.k.a Moula Di Don debuts his “Conversations With MoulaUE” series. In part 1, he introduces himself to the world in “Meet The Artist“. Here he spoke on his background, his inspirations and favourite Artists, how he has developed his sound, thoughts on the Jamaican Hip Hop movement, performing in Jamaica and New York and breaking barriers, preparing for recording sessions, plans for 2016 and more including new music and other projects! Very entertaining segment as we get to know another side of Moula. Stay tuned for more MoulaUE and the rise of the Montego Bay Hip Hop movement! MoulaUE’s “Know My Intentions” project is out now! Shout out to IAmMeesi! Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
Recently, popular Canadian Media Personality Nardwuar Interviewed the “6 God” Drake, and friend and longtime Producer Noah “40” Shebib. Filmed in Toronto, Canada a.k.a. “The 6ix“, Drake and 40 shared with Nardwuar some aspects of their backgrounds including growing up and 40 and Drake’s first record, “Views“, their influences including the late Rapper Biggie Smalls, Common, the Houston, Toronto, and Memphis Hip Hop scenes, and the Reggae/Dancehall including acts like King Tubby, Mavado, Popcaan, and Vybz Kartel. Drake also mentioned having conversations about Vybz Kartel’s music with fellow Artist PartyNextDoor, and being a fan of King Tubby’s music. It’s an hour long video, so be sure to tune in. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
If you were offline yesterday, members of Power 105.1’s “Breakfast Club” Charlamagne, DJ Envy and Angela Yee Interviewed Cash Money Records’ Boss, Birdman. In what was considered their shortest Interview ever, Birdman went off on the Radio personalities about tarnishing his name and walking out of the studio. Earlier, Producer/DJ Kickraux blessed the Internet with his EDM Remix of said Interview where he added his own magic to the already hot topic. Y’all finished or y’all done? Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
There are many people in the world who may not be familiar with Ding Dong a.k.a. “World Ding“, but they know his songs and dances. From “Badman Forward, Badman Pullup” to “Syvah” to “Gas“, Ding has been steadily rising in fame. Recently he stopped by the Hot 97 Studio to chat with DJ Young Chow. Here the Dancer/Recording Artist spoke on his upbringing, being introduced to the Dancehall scene by Tony Matterhorn, his popularity over the years including crafting some of your favourite dances, working on music, wanting more International acts to work with Jamaican talent, showing off dances and more. He also taught DJ Young Chow his new dance, named “Twist Yuh Foot Dem“. Good to see Ding Dong on platforms like this, let’s see how he’ll dominate this year. Check out the Interview below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
Recording Artist Jahmiel has been an Artist to watch for quite some time now. With singles that slowly crept to many playlists and mixes, he has gained respect from many in the Music fraternity and has become a fan favourite. With a few hits under his belt, he stopped by the Onstage set to reveal what else he has in store. Here the “Young Lion” spoke about his performance at Rebel Salute 2016 with Mavado, the success of his recent hits, touring including his UK Tour with Kranium, his upcoming project with Quantanium Records, and delivering positive music. He also premiered his video for “Where Were You?/Great Man“. An Artist whose career I’ve respected for a long time, glad to see him elevating. Check out the Interview below and share your thoughts in the comments section.