Dave & Ansell Collins' "Double Barrel" featured in a new Playlist on 13thStreetPromotions.com

We Highlight The Dave & Ansell Collins Classic, “Double Barrel” In Our Throwback Playlist!


In 1970, the duo known as Dave Barker and Ansell Collins a.k.a. Dave & Ansell Collins released their single, “Double Barrel“. Produced by Winston Riley, the song went on to become the second Jamaican produced track to top the UK music charts. From there it went on to sell numerous records, charted in the US, and introduced the world to a young Sly Dunbar, who played drums on the record. It became a classic, and was immortalized by many Artists through the technique of sampling. Today, for our latest #13thStreetThrowback Playlist, we highlight “Double Barrel”.

Featuring 50 tracks, the “Double Barrel” Playlist highlights a few covers, and songs that sampled the 1970 hit. From Special Ed’s infamous “I’m The Magnificent“, to Kanye West’sThe One“, and from Hip Hop to Electronic Music, “Double Barrel” has traveled near and far. When you hear “I’m…the magnificent!” on a track, just remember where it came from. Salute the great duo known as Dave & Ansell Collins!

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.@ShenYeng & @BujuBanton Featured On @KanyeWest’s “DONDA” Album!


Just a few hours ago, International Recording Artist/Producer/Entrepreneur Kanye West released his tenth studio album, “DONDA“. It was met with multiple delays, but this year saw it being previewed at a few events. During those events, many of the album’s guest features showed up as a part of the rollout. Today, we highlight two of the album’s features, Dancehall Artist Shenseea, and Reggae/Dancehall Icon Buju Banton.

Kanye West’s “DONDA” album is packed with 26 tracks, with a mix of many genres and sounds. Shenseea represents Dancehall on the album via the track, “Ok ok Pt. 2” and “Pure Souls“, while Buju Banton steps in for Reggae on the track, “Believe What I Say“. Shenseea steps in “Ok Ok Pt. 2” with a verse along with Rapper Fivio Foreign and she sings on “Pure Souls”, while Buju shares a few bars along with some words of wisdom over a Lauryn Hill sampled track. Kanye West is no stranger to having Dancehall/Reggae sounds and Artists on his albums as Agent Sasco, Beenie Man, and Capleton appeared on his “Yeezus” album in 2013. Yeezy SZN is here, and we know many listeners will be making the most out of the album today.

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Marcus Garvey Gets Sampled On @KanyeWest @KidCudi’s “KIDS SEE GHOSTS”!


As promised, Kanye West kicked off a weekly roll out of albums released under the G.O.O.D Music label. This week, he released the long awaited collaborative album, “KIDS SEE GHOSTS” featuring Recording Artist Kid Cudi. While the album featured 7 tracks, there was one that caught many off guard. On track 4 titled “Freeee” a.k.a. “Ghost Town Pt. 2“, it starts off with the words of the late Jamaican Scholar, Activist, Teacher, and National Hero, The Rt. Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey. Produced by Kanye, vocals from a speech and Interview Garvey was a part of in the early 1920’s about his trial and persecution for Mail Fraud was used in the first few seconds of the track.

Marcus Garvey’s influence and his teachings continue to reach many all over the world. If you wish to know more about this great man, check this out. Last year in celebration of his birthday, we featured a few songs that paid tribute to Marcus Garvey, you can check them out here. Know yourself. Kanye West and Kid Cudi’s album is now available online. Check out the track and speech below, and follow us on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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NEW VIDEO: @OnstageTV Interviews @AgentSasco


Agent Sasco has been pretty busy these past couple years. With high profile collabs and tours, fans have asked what’s next for him. Tonight on Onstage he reveals all. Fresh off the Plane, he spoke on his recent tour, assisting in the growth of Dancehall and Reggae, his “Theory of Reggaetivity“, his collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, Raekwon, Kanye West, Kardinal Offishall and Melanie Fiona, and his new single “Mix Up“. 2016 will be an interesting one for Agent Sasco. A lyrical heavyweight that hasn’t disappointed. Check out the interview below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: @SpraggaBenz3 x @AgentSasco x Red Square – Gi Wi Dem (2000)


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With Agent Sasco a.k.a. Assassin being a fixture in entertainment news overseas, today’s Oldies Sunday takes you back to one of the first times you’ve heard the artist born Jeffrey Campbell. Titled “Gi Wi Dem” and produced by Ward 21 for King Jammy’s Production in 2000 on the “Trilogy Riddim“, this was a clique record where Spragga Benz gave many an introduction to his Red Square Crew. The crew, comprised of Assassin, Spragga Benz, Sugar Slick, Greg Hines, Briggy, Natty Chris, and Limousine, all dropped lyrics about being available for any woman that comes their way with the proclamation that they will always be in their thoughts, hearts and souls.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: @CharMaxRomeo – Chase The Devil (1976)


Today’s Oldies Sunday selection comes from “The Son Of Selassie” a.k.a. Max Romeo. Titled “Chase The Devil“, this was produced by Lee “Scratch” Perry with backing by “The Upsetters” band in 1976 for Island Records. It was also a single included in Max’s 4th studio album, “War Inna Babylon“. The song brings forth a “Good conquering evil” theme where the Devil is being a negative force on Earth and when Max dons his Iron shirt, he will fight the Devil and send him to outer space. Max later explained that the Devil is everything negative in our minds and the Iron shirt is our strength of spirit that allows one to cast out the Devil.

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