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Get To Know The @FiDiCultureLive Lineup In Our Latest Playlist!


In promotion of the 2nd staging of their event series, we’ve teamed up with the “Fi Di Culture Live” team to deliver the “Fi Di Culture Live On 13th Street” Playlist! With a huge selection of Artists ready to showcase their talents on Friday July 12 at C&C South Beach (2 Brompton Rd., Kingston), we’re giving you a chance to get familiar with some of the headliners. With a blend of Hip Hop, Dancehall, and Pop, be prepared to enjoy yourselves, and meet your new faves! “Fi Di Culture Live” was made to give upcoming Artists a stage to present their talents in a scene where it’s at times hard to get your name out there. With the first staging being a success, the team hopes July 12 will open many more doors for the brand, and the headliners. Details on purchasing tickets can be found in the flier below. Follow @FiDiCultureLive on Twitter and Instagram for more “Fi Di Culture Live” content.

Check out our “Playlists” section for more of our selections. Get your ears ready, check out the Playlist below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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We Look Back At Jeremy Harding’s “Playground Riddim” In Our Throwback Playlist Series!


Recently, UK Recording Artist Mahalia released her Burna Boy featured single, “Simmer. Today, we show respect to the sample. Going into Playlist Mode yet again, we look back at the “Playground Riddim” in our #13thStreetThrowback Playlist Series! The Riddim was released in 1997 and produced by Jeremy Harding for his 2 Hard Label. It birthed the classics “Nike Air” by Mr. Vegas, “Pet & Pamper” by Mad Cobra, “Infiltrate” by Sean Paul, and the mega hit, Who Am I” a.k.a. “Sim Simma by Beenie Man! The Riddim was also sampled by UK Artists Krept & Konan, US Rapper Bizzy Bone, and UK DJ/Producer Spooky Bizzle.

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Yami Bolo, Tenor Saw, & Joe Lickshot Sampled On New @FreddieGibbs & @MadLib Album!


Recently, US Rapper Freddie Gibbs and Producer Madlib teamed up to release their latest collab project, “Bandana“. Following up on the “Piñata” project, the they blend various sounds with gritty lyrics for all to enjoy. While many samples grace this project, track 5 a.k.a. “Massage Seats” features a sample from Reggae/Dancehall Artist Yami Bolo, the late Dancehall Artist Tenor Saw, and Reggae Artist Joe Lickshot. The sample comes from the trio’s contribution to the 1991 project, “Radio, Dance Hall Live” which later became known as “Tenor Saw Lives On: A Tribute To Tenor Saw” which was released by the Sky High label. The sample can be heard various times throughout the project.

Yami Bolo, Tenor Saw, and Joe Lickshot join the likes of Producer Danny Browne, and the late Billy Boyo who had their works sampled by Hip Hop acts this year. Tenor Saw’s music was recently featured in the Netflix film, “See You Yesterday” which was co-directed by Spike LeeFreddie Gibbs and Madlib’s “Bandana” is out now, but you can check out the featured tracks below. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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.@DonCorleonie Production Featured On New @BigKrit Single!


If you’re into southern Hip Hop, you’d know that Rapper Big K.R.I.T. is releasing a new project soon. With the titled being “K.R.I.T. Iz Here“, expect nothing but dopeness from the “King Remembered In Time“. Recently he released “Addiction” featuring Recording Artist Saweetie, and legendary Rapper Lil Wayne, but the track features production from Rico Love, and legendary Dancehall (and many more genres) Producer Donovan Bennett a.k.a. Don Corleonie!

Don Corleonie’s name has been tied to hits from the likes of Sean Paul, Alaine, Sizzla, Protoje, and Vybz Kartel, and he has been working with International acts like Keyshia Cole, Rihanna, and Rico Love over the years. Based in California, he has been giving many of your favourites a dose of his signature sound that causes charting success.

Big K.R.I.T.’s “K.R.I.T. Iz Here” drops on July 12, but you can check out the track below and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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.@NickiMinaj Samples Danny Browne’s “Filthy Riddim” On New Banger, “Megatron”!


Nicki Minaj is looking to cause problems with new music! While she has been enjoying the success of her “Queen” album, and promoting it worldwide, she’s looking to take over this summer with the new single, “Megatron“! While she kicks things off with a Mike Ho directed video, a familiar Jamaican Riddim can be heard throughout the Pop Wansel and NOVA Wav production. It is none other than Jamaican Producer Danny Browne’sFilthy Riddim“! Released in 1998 through his Mainstreet Records, it is one of the latest Dancehall Riddims to have enjoyed sampling by a huge International Artist (In 2016, Richie Stephens’ “Sail Away Riddim” was sampled on Rihanna’s hit, “Work“!).

Deejay Shabba Ranks’Ting A Ling” was also sampled on “Megatron”. The track was released in 1992, and produced by Production duo Steely & Clevie (Who is Danny’s brother by the way) on the “Gi-Gi Riddim“. Knowing Nicki Minaj’s pull, expect “Megatron” to be streamed millions of times. Danny Browne’s “Filthy Riddim” featured the hits, “Heads High” by Mr. Vegas, “Breeze Off” by Lady G., and General Degree’sTraffic Blocking“. Stay tuned to the Blog for a follow up Article.

Nicki’s doing “Barbie Tingz“. Check out the video below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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We Look At Hip Hop’s Caribbean Side In The “Island Raps” Playlist!


How about a new Playlist? If you know Hip Hop’s history, you know the Caribbean played a huge part in its creation. While its influence continues to shape it over the years, there have a flurry of new Artists who have chosen to embark on careers Hip Hop related. Today, we highlight a few of the Artists that have been contributing to the growth of Hip Hop in the Caribbean in our latest Playlist, “Island Raps“! From Jamaica, to Trinidad and Tobago, to Haiti, to St. Lucia, we’re covering from some of the Islands that Hip Hop has been living in over the years. Get familiar with Yardie Rap, Yard Hip Hop/Trap, Latin Trap, Rap Kreyol, and more!

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