If you’re a listener of West Coast Hip Hop, you were aware of the release of “Victory Lap” this week. The highly anticipated Album by LA Rapper/Entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle saw the light after 7 years of waiting. Featuring 16 tracks, fans can tune in and hear the lyrics from one of West Coast Hip Hop’s most respected figures. While the Album has features, one familiar voice may have caught many off guard, and it was the voice of Dancehall Artist Konshens! Appearing on track 9, “Succa Proof“, Konz assisted Nipsey with some badman lyrics and showed listeners the 876/213 link up! The track was produced by DJ Khalil, Mike & Keys, and Rance, the track has already been shown to be a favourite so far on Social Media. Aside from features, Konshens has been working on new music, including dropping more songs with a message. “Victory Lap” is now available on all Digital Music Streaming services. Check out “Succa Proof” below.
US Recording Artist Mario has been busy lately. After releasing “Let Me Help You” last year off his upcoming “Cosmo 17” Album, he felt the Caribbean heat and called up Dancehall Artist Konshens for the remix! While the track already has an Island feel to it, Konshens steps in to sprinkle his Jamaican element to it. A song about being a selfless lover, Mario aims to make this another member of his hit collection this year. The Jamaican influence continues to make its move, stay tuned for another one. An early Happy Birthday (August 27) to Mario from 13th Street Promotions. The track is available for purchase on iTunes, but preview it below!
The trio of Walshy Fire, Diplo and Jillionaire a.k.a. Major Lazer are on a mission to leave a mark this Summer with their recent EP, “Know No Better“. The project, featuring 6 songs, is a mix of Dancehall, EDM, Afrobeat, Hip Hop, Reggaeton, and Pop Music. Never a stranger to the Caribbean, they’ve managed to bring along Recording Artists Busy Signal, Konshens, Sean Paul, and Machel Montano. Busy Signal appears on the track, “Jump”, which promises to bring the same energy as his “Watch Out For This” hit with ML, while Sean Paul appears with J Balvin on “Buscando Huellas”, and Konshens & Machel Montano appear on “Front Of The Line”, which is the EP’s first single and is currently featured in Bacardi Rum’s latest Commercial (which can be seen below).
“Know No Better EP” is now available on all major online music platforms. Check out “Front Of The Line” below.
If you’re familiar with RD Studios, then you know about Director/Video Editor Baker Steez. Known to make your visuals look extra dope, he has been a part of many of your favourite Music Videos and Vlogs! Today, he reveals another side to him as he debuts his single and video for “Kush & Kologne“. With the single produced by BNJMN and the video shot by Krusha, Baker lets the audience in to his world when he’s not making the flashy visuals and hits you with the “sauce“! With cameos from Konshens, Prince Pine, Fat Skull, Jelly Bads, some lovely ladies and more, Steez shows us that this is only the beginning. Bringing the Trap to Jamaica, check out the video and single below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
While Hurricane Matthew looks to stop by Jamaica for a couple beers and some good food in a couple days, we’re here preparing for his arrival but ensuring our living areas are secured and we have ample supplies. ZIP 103 FM’s ZJ West on the other hand wants to welcome his arrival with his brand new mixtape titled, “Cumulus Clouds“. Featuring over an hour of Dancehall singles and remixes, you can bounce to this one while you dodge rain drops and light candles. With all the hits playing at high volume, don’t be surprised if Matthew calms down and bust a few moves. We at 13thStreetPromotions wish you all the best during this natural disaster, please stay safe! Check out the mix below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
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In a world where disloyalty and evil deeds run rampant, Stephen “Di Genius” McGregor, Jahmiel and Konshens join forces to bring you “Evil Friend“. Produced by Di Genius, the three Artists speak on the evil that walk the earth and some come in the form of friends who want to see your downfall, warns to avoid the Pagans, and continue walking the path that Jah has shown you and protected you on. Three Artists, three verses, three different experiences, and one big tune that grasps you at first listen. Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.