R&B Veteran Keith Sweat always had a thing for delivering that feel good grown folks music. From his debut decades ago, he has been the one to turn up the heat for the ladies. Recently, he released his 13th studio album, “Playing For Keeps“. While fans know what to expect from the R&B Crooner, his collaboration with Dancehall Artist Alkaline on “Fuego” was a pump on the brakes. The track, which also features Akon and RayFade, boasts some modern production and encourages you to bust a move throughout. Are there hints of Aidonia and Di Genius’ “Fi Di Jockey” and Donovan Germaine and Dave Kelly’s “Dickie” Riddims I hear? Alkaline held his own on this track and this a huge look for not only the Dancehall Artist, but for the genre on a whole. Big up the Detta Boss. Keith Sweat’s new album is out now. Check out the track below, and share with a friend. Show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
It’s Sunday, and there’s something we’ve missed, and that is “Oldies Sunday“! Today’s selection comes from the legendary A.J. Brown a.k.a. “The Voice Of Jamaica“! Going back to the year 1987, we check out “All Fall Down“. Produced by Peter Ashbourne and released by Busy Bee Records, A.J. gave listeners a funky number in the 2nd half of the 80’s. In the song, A.J. lets a young lady know that despite being involved with other peoples and doing all sort of activities, he knows the way to her heart every time. While she can live in a make believe world, she lets down her guard when he’s around. The song was included in A.J.’s 1988 album, “Rhyme Or Reason“.
“All Fall Down” became one of A.J.’s hits, and he quickly became an Artist to watch. The single became so popular that it was featured on the soundtracks to “The Howling Pt. 3” and “The Fourth Protocol” movies. Since then, A.J. went on to deliver more hits, collaborated/performed with some of the biggest artists out there, lent his voice to various commercials and campaigns, and was also a Judge on Digicel’s Rising Stars competition. He is also the Lead Vocalist for Reggae Band Third World replacing the late William “Bunny Rugs” Clarke.
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First off, R.I.P. to the Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin! The news of her passing was quite a shock worldwide, but she’s in a better place while her music lives on. She has been an inspiration for many all over the world, and in turn many have credited her, and covered her work. If you know the music scene in Jamaica, there were a few who’ve managed to cover the late Queen. Today, we let you in on six Aretha Franklin cover songs done by Jamaicans. Check them out below, and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
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1. “Think” – Covered by The Marvels (1976)
Last month, we featured the debut single from upcoming Singer Sara Bloom. Today, she teams up with Rapper/Singer Matt Dewar on “Get Lonely“. Produced by Pilgrim, the two express their feelings and experiences when they’re in relationships. From the emotions felt, to conflicts, to reconciliations, they deliver something that we’re sure many can relate to at times. While the two Artists have collaborated outside the booth, this is their first official musical effort together. Artwork by the dope as usual Tiny Sunthing! Expect more from this duo over time. Paint a picture with this track. Check out the track below, and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
Relationships aren’t perfect, no matter what Social Media tells you. It takes work, and some reassurance is needed. Today however, we introduce you to a young lady who hails from Trinidad & Tobago by the name of Chinaka. We present to you the visual for her debut single, “Make Me Whole“. Directed by Shannon Britto and shot at Idlewood Bespoke, Chinaka comes through with a smooth R&B track produced by Kevin Beharry that’ll have you wanting to pick up the phone, call that one you love, and try to mend that broken parts of your relationship. We just want to be whole again, and be loved. Keep this Artist on your radar, she’s going places. Check out the track below, and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
This one is for all the lovers! After dropping the lyric video in February, Dancehall Singjay Kranium gives us the visual for “No Odda“. Directed by Walu, Kranium looks back at the first time he met his special lady, and highlighting a few moments together including a time he got in trouble with some female fans. Shout out to JLL Prod. and Producedbykrs for working on this one! A tune that is dedicated to the one that holds it down when “no odda” one was, check it out below. While you’re here, show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.