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NEW VIDEO: @Shotti48 x @TMO_Real – Rankins


Dropping a new visual today is Jamaican Hip Hop Artist, Imije. Titled “Rankins” and directed by Kemstyle Studios and featuring T.M.O., the two Rappers kicked the flow up a notch and drop commanding lyrics over a hard hitting Mordecai Beats production that was blessed with a Shabba RanksRespect” sample. Respect the Red Block hustle. Off Imije’sImmortals EP” (available here), check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: Pan Head – GunMan Tune (1991)


[In respect to the 17th anniversary of Biggie Smalls’ passing, my Oldies Sunday selection features a song he sampled on his first album.]

Today’s Oldies Sunday selection comes from Deejay Pan Head. Titled “Gunman Tune” with production by Lloyd “John John” James Jr. on the “Soap Riddim” and distribution by Father & Son Records in 1991, we hear Pan Head paying tribute to all the gun men in Jamaica while showing disrespect to informants (or snitches). He also speaks on the different communities that the gunmen reside in, the types of weaponry they have in their artillery, how they use them and the type of friends gunmen and informants should have.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: @DianaKingdom – Shy Guy (1995)


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Today’s Oldies Sunday selection comes from Singer/Songwriter Diana King. Titled “Shy Guy” and produced by Andy Marvel in 1995, Diana sings about being a very desirable lady who all the men are eager for but would rather the affection from a “shy guy“. She speaks on refusing to be with a fly guy, a “rough neck” and a guy who’s “loving everybody” and details what she likes about a shy guy. In “Shy Guy” she delivered the song in English and Jamaican Patois.

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