When was the last time you heard a Gully Bop tune? He was on top of the Dancehall scene for a while, but somewhat faded out. With some saying he’s working on his comeback, today’s new entry may just be a start. Recently his “Wuk Affa Mi” single was sampled by Ghanaian DJ/Producer Juls for the Nigerian Dancehall Artist Burna Boy assisted, “Gwarn“! A song for the ladies, Juls and Burna want them to know that they have the “good good loving” that they need! With Bop’s catchy lyrics that turned him into a viral sensation added, the single also gives the men a warning that if you don’t treat her right, another man will. With a really nice production that blends well with the lyrics, you can’t help but keep this one on repeat! Check out the track below, and don’t forget to share!
Indiana based Reggae/Dancehall Recording Artist D-Feezy has recently signed a deal with US based Distribution Label, VPAL Music. The deal was signed on September 18, and lasts for 3 years. The announcement comes fresh off the heels of the release of his “Money Me A Pree” Music Video, and his performance at the Indiana Reggae Jam Music Festival this past Summer. “It’s a great feeling to get this deal with VP/VPAL. This way I can get more of my music out there in the world, and continue to wave the Jamaican flag in Indianapolis as the culture is very much alive there“, shared an enthusiastic D-Feezy.
The Artist has also shared that fans can expect the official release of his latest single, “Gas Station” with Afrobeat/AfroPop Recording Artist, May D on October 13 through VP/VPAL, but can be heard earlier via Apple Music, Spotify, and all other major Streaming outlets. The single was produced by BigBeats Music, while the Music Video for the single was recently released and shot by HD Genesis. “The single is another example of two Artists from different Nations and cultures having a mutual love for the Music, and making things happen! May D is from Nigeria and he has been doing his thing over there, so I felt we could join forces and drop something for the ladies! The Music Video has been doing well since its release, and we’re grateful for that” D-Feezy shared. D-Feezy is also working on his debut Album which should see a December 2017 release and its announcement very soon.
D-Feezy (born Steven Howard Muttler), hails from West Kingston, and has been active as a Recording Artist since migrating to the United States in the early 2000s. Releasing various Mixtapes over the years, he has developed a following in Indiana, and has shared the stage with the likes of Elephant Man, Future Fambo, Serani, Etana, and Sizzla.
Today, we introduce to you a US based Reggae/Soul Artist by the name of Ayotemi. Representing the IRIE Collective and currently based in New Orleans, Louisiana, he delivers a unique sound that is influenced by his love for Jamaican Music and Culture, Soul Music, and his Nigerian roots. In preparation for his upcoming Album titled, “AYO“, he recently released “Supaman“! Produced by Randall Swain and Sam Girardot, Ayotemi speaks on meeting a woman who has been through a few things. Throughout the song, he shows her he can be the one to make her happy again, build her up, and help her see life in a more positive light. With that easy going Production and a smooth delivery overall, it does give the feeling of those retro Reggae singles that make you want to grab your partner and build a vibe with. If you’re feeling the “Irie” vibes from Ayotemi, then you’ll enjoy his upcoming Album. “Supaman” is available online for purchase, and doesn’t require any heroic actions or costume changes. Have a listen below.
Producer KickRaux has been cooking up quite a musical platter in 2016. With remixes, mixes, and original tunes out, KickRaux aims to keep you moving and grooving all year long. Recently he brought the world together on his latest single, “Feelin U“. With features from UK/Nigeria’s Ayo Jay, UK’s Ras Kwame and Doctor, Jamaica’s Demarco, and American Rapper Tyga, this upbeat single is aimed for the ladies as they each share their admiration for them in their own style. With a blend of Pop, Dancehall, Afrobeats, Reggae, and Hip Hop, this number should be played at high volume and dedicated to all the sexy ladies in the dance! Shout out KickRaux as he has such a dope run in recent times and ensures that you play the tunes! Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
Straight out of Lagos, Nigeria, is Hip Hop Artist, Phlow. Here she delivers a remix to her single “Reputation“. Produced by Teck-Zilla, this features the Rapper dropping bars over a sample, drum and horn assisted production. The samples however, come in the form of vocals from Recording Artist Barrington Levy, Reggae Artist Johnny Osbourne’s 1982 single “In Your Eyes“, and Rapper Lauryn Hill’s “Lost Ones“. Bringing elements of Reggae really made this single pop as the original featured a sample from Jay-Z’s “Where I’m From“. You can find this and the original off her Str8 Buttah Productions debut “Mind Body & Phlow” EP, check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
Detroit based Rapper Chisom brings the Motherland to your part of the world with “Africa Get Money“. Produced by the Rapper, he shows love to Nigeria, the birthplace of his parents, and promises to stunt when he’s back there. With the blend of Hip Hop and Afrobeat, Chisom paints the visuals on the West African culture, food and fashion. From Detroit to Nigeria, Chisom wants to take you on a journey and live it up with him. Throw your bands up in celebration! Off his debut EP, “The Jordan Year“, check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.