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Sia’s “Cheap Thrills” Featuring @DuttyPaul Gets Featured In @Marvel’s “Black Widow” Film!


Recently, Marvel Studios released their long awaited Film, “Black Widow“. The movie finds the Comic Book heroine going through some quests between the “Captain America: Civil War“, and the “Avengers: Infinity Wars” Films. Directed by Cate Shortland, the Film has a terrific score thanks to Lorne Balfe, but one of the highlights in the Film came in the form of the inclusion of Pop Artist Sia and Dancehall Artist Sean Paul’sCheap Thrills“.

Produced by Greg Kurstin, the Synthpop/Dancehall track was released in 2016, and was the second single on Sia’s “This Is Acting” album. The song was originally made without Sean Paul and was shopped to Rihanna for her album “Anti”, but was rejected. The Sean Paul featured version peaked at #1 on the US Hot 100 Billboard Charts, and was certified multiplatinum. “Cheap Thrills” was played in the scene before Black Widow encounters one of the Film’s antagonists, “Taskmaster“. “Black Widow” is available for streaming on the Disney+ platform.

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Barrington Levy’s “Broader Than Broadway” Featured In New “The Harder They Fall” Trailer


The minute you start watching this trailer for the upcoming Netflix Film, “The Harder They Fall“, you’ll hear that easily recognizable “Here I come” line from the legendary Barrington Levy. Once again, Jamaican music has popped up in something that we know many are going to love. Black Cowboys are the order of the day in this Jeymes Samuel directed Film starring Regina King, Delroy Lindo, Idris Elba, Jonathon Majors, and many more!

As previously mentioned, music from Barrington Levy was featured in the form of a remixed version of his 1985 classic, “Broader Than Broadway” a.k.a. “Here I Come“. Produced by Paul “Jah Screw” Love, the single was released through the Thunderbolt Label, and is one of Levy’s biggest hits to date. Also featured in the trailer for “The Harder They Fall” (which borrows a lyric from another Jamaican Icon, Jimmy Cliff from his 1972 classic, “The Harder They Come), is Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti’s 1971 track, “Let’s Start” featuring Ginger Baker. Mount up when “The Harder They Fall” is released in Fall/Autumn 2021! Shoodilley-waddliley-diddley-diddley woh-oh-oh
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.@BobMarley’s “Three Little Birds” Featured In Upcoming @SongBird Movie’s Trailer


Covid 19 has set the world back a whole lot, and has everyone adjusting to a “New norm“. From closures of many avenues of entertainment and business, to our wardrobes now including face masks, we’re just doing what we can to stay safe and not become a statistic. For Filmmaker Michael Bay, movie making will not slow down on his watch, and has announced his upcoming movie, “Songbird“. Its trailer on the other hand, features a Bob Marley classic.

The featured track is Bob Marley’s 1980 hit, “Three Little Birds“. Produced by Bob Marley And The Wailers, the track was featured on classic “Exodus” album, and still remains a favourite for many worldwide. The song was recently covered by Bob Marley’s Grandson Skip Marley for the “School Of Rock” music education program. We highlighted it being covered by Maroon 5 a couple years ago for a Hyundai commercial. “Songbird” is described as a “Pandemic Thriller” that gives viewers another reality of the Covid 19 Pandemic, and it has since caused a stir on Social Media. Many have voiced that Michael Bay probably didn’t read the room when he put this together, but nonetheless, it will have explosions. Thanks to “Songbird”, “Three Little Birds” was given the same remix treatment as The Luniz’sI Got 5 On It” from the trailer of the Horror flick “US“.

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We Pulled Up To: @TheNewWaveJa’s Movie Night!


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Photos (when we tried to get them…) By: @xSvmSingx

The city lights of Kingston flickered as if it was anxiously awaiting having its stories being shared at 6B Skyline Drive. While she anxiously waited, the mood was much lighter as movie enthusiasts and creatives filled every corner of Skyline Levels for New Wave’s Movie Night. Blankets, pillows, and folding chairs lined every corner creating an intimate atmosphere to witness the cinematic genius about to unfold.

The night’s agenda saw the viewing of three films, Nile Saulter’sFever Dream“, the premiere of Joshua Paul’s short film “Kinto“, and the feature presentation by Storm Saulter’sBetter Mus’ Come“. At 9PM the lights dimmed to usher in the first short film, “Fever Dream“. The 12 minute film shared the endeavours of a Scrap Metal Collector whom though down on his luck, still dreamed of something more. The ending was one that left you wanting more.

After the first film, the featured Filmmakers sat down for a panel discussion where they shared the reasons they to tell these particular stories, and how long it took to produce them. For Nile, “Fever Dream” was his entry into a JAMPRO competition that took one day to film, a revelation that solicited gasps of shock from the audience. For Joshua Paul, “Kinto” was inspired by the window washers he passed on his daily commute to work. Production for this took 5 months,and filming was done in Kingston. The feature film, “Better Mus’ Come” was based on the Green Bay Massacre that took place in 1978. Storm expressed his dismay about learning about this event in a book, written by a non Jamaican, which later served as his motivation to bring the events leading to the massacre to life on the silver screen. The major challenges he faced were not with recreating 1970’s Jamaica, but the political opposition. Many of the key players at the time of the event were still alive or revered.

All three stories were well written and well produced. They all captured elements of the Jamaican story that needed to be told. They were raw, at times gritty and honest. Kudos to New Wave for this event as an avid lover of movies and Jamaica Culture, it was a pleasure to experience their display in such an intimate way.

The New Wave Movie Night was nothing like any other I have experienced. There was musical juggling, free popcorn on entry, a Bar, and a Vendors’ Pavilion where brands such as The Street Supply Co. and 1ndividual had products available for purchase, and Kamila McDonald had copies of her book, “Wake Up & Live” on sale).

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Here Are A Few Times The Jamaican Accent Was Terribly Done In Film!


Have you all seen the new season of Luke Cage on Netflix? If you have, you’d notice the Jamaican influence throughout as Luke’s latest antagonist is a Jamaican by the name of “Bushmaster“. While that is pretty cool, many Jamaicans weren’t pleased with the representation of the Island, including the cringe-worthy butchering of the accent. While Writers Sharine and Andrayspoke about it earlier after a discussion with some of the folks behind the series, we’d like to look back at the times our accent was given a huge dose of injustice in Film. If only Hollywood would take the time out to do some proper research, and give natives a chance at properly representing the 876. If you’re interested in the Jamaican music played throughout, check out our latest playlist here. Check out these clips, and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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If you’ve never seen this Eddie Murphy flick, you probably dodged a bullet. Anyway, while there were some decent scenes in this Comedy, this section is dedicated to Gabourey Sidibe’s role as Jamaican Odessa Montero. Pretty cringe worthy, even though the team behind it praised her role as “Refreshing. Refreshingly bad I must say. Check out the clip.

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@Protoje’s “Answer To Your Name” Featured In New @LethalWeaponFox Episode!


It’s been over two years since the release of Recording Artist Protoje’s “Ancient Future“, and it’s still a banger! What’s your favourite song off of it? Still wish it won a Grammy. If you’re a viewer of the hit FOX TV series Lethal Weapon, then you might’ve heard a familiar song from the Artist in their latest episode. Kicking off the first 30 seconds was the first single off the 2015 Album, “Answer To Your Name“! Produced by Winta James and Lewis Planter, Protoje went into storytelling mode on this one and had influences of Ska throughout the Production.

Lethal Weapon is a TV series based on the popular “Buddy Cop” Comedy Movie franchise which stars Comedian Damon Wayans and Clayne Crawford. The Movie starred Mel Gibson and Danny Glover. Sidenote: Congrats to the new Dad Protoje, we hope the Lion Cub is ready for a fun life filled with good music and sights to see. Check out the clip below.

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