If you know you’re grateful for the blessings, put up your hands right now and give thanks! Recording Artist Koffee has been on a roll in such a short span of time. Since her tribute to Usain Bolt going viral, she has been enjoying a massive buzz thanks to her singles that followed. We’ve shown her love as one of the female Artists you should watch out for earlier this year, and she’s climbing to the highest peak. With the announcement of her signing to Columbia Records recently, we know she has a lot in store to present to the world. Kicking off 2019 early, she unleashed her major label debut track titled, “Toast“! Produced by Izy Beats and Walshy Fire, we find Koffee speaking on her progress so far, giving thanks for the blessings that have followed, and of course entertaining us with her unique delivery. We also get a video which features cameos from Chronixx and Protoje, and is shot in the style of old school home videos thanks to Xavier Damase. Gratitude is a must. Off the soon to be released “Rapture EP“, check out the track below, and share with a friend. Show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
Earlier this year, we let you in on a few Artists that you should look out for in 2018. Featuring some of the best Female acts you may or may not have been aware of, we’ve decided to follow up with a Spotify Playlist featuring even more! From Dancehall, to R&B, to Reggae, to Pop, we continue to highlight the diversity in our unique Jamaican Music Culture. Let this Playlist be your guide to discovering new talent, or providing the soundtracks to your day to day life! Get your headphones or speakers ready, and tune in to some GIRL POWER below!
In our “2018 Predictions” post, we predicted that there will be more Women making their way onto the Caribbean Music scene. In an Industry that hasn’t always been kind to the Female Artist, we have enjoyed the works from many over the years, but we have also asked for some who can step outside the box and give us music that’ll blow us away! The following Artists have been slowly making their name out there for some time, and aim to be mentioned along with their established peers.
Words By: @SwadeDaVillain
We mentioned the songbird in our 15 Artists to look out for feature last year, and she has been making steady progress since her debut single, “So Shy“. This year has already seen her start off in a good way with “Doe Try Me“, with promises to deliver even more music. She steals the scene with her voice, and you need her in your playlists.
Jane has been on the scene for a while, but made a lot of noise in 2017 thanks to her single, “Too Late“. A member of Zinc Fence Records, she made her debut in 2014 with “Babylon” and has been on the radar of many ever since. Last year saw her music being featured in the Amazon Video series, “SYN”, and this year may be the year she releases a full length project! It’s not too late to get familiar with her.
3. Rhiya Luna
Formerly Shie Musik, she was featured in our 15 Artists to know post as well as she was coming back off of a hiatus. She has lent her voice to various Dancehall singles, and with the new moniker she aims to touch on more genres. With singles like “It Up“, “Bandwagon Selecta“, “Sweetest Love” and her latest “Again“, let her music put some light in your life!