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OLDIES SUNDAY: Calypso Rose – Come Leh We Jam (1977)

Today on Oldies Sunday, we look back at the Calypso Legend, Calypso Rose’sCome Leh We Jam“. Arranged/Produced by Pelham Goddard and Charlie’s Roots, this single was released in 1977 by CLO Records. The single was a part of her “Her Majesty: Calypso Rose” album which was released the same year, and was entered in the 1978 Trinidad Road March Competition. With her signature delivery, she speaks on the Soca music putting her in a wonderful place and prompting her to dance through it all. She also encourages unity in the dance with lyrics like “So leh we jam, jam, jam…“, “Jam together, Jam one another…“.

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Mixtape Movements: @LaingDTheDJ – Soca Paradise

b916a80270cedfcee55ac6486d1584ebNever wanting the Carnival season to be over? Now you can have it all year thanks to DJ Laing D with his new mixtape. Titled “Soca Paradise“, get ready to rave some of the best Soca songs out there now, pretend that your scheme is hosting a Road March with this playing on repeat. DJ Laing also dropped a few Dancehall acts on there including QQ, Konshens, Aidonia, Jevy Sparkxx and Pencil Lunatic so you can have the best of both worlds. The season might be winding down, but that doesn’t mean that you should too. Check out the mixtape below and share your thoughts in the comments section.


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NEW MUSIC: @Acmatic – Backdrop

artworks-000071758969-6t10uc-t500x500Getting you ready for the Carnival season is Acmatic with something new! Titled “Backdrop“, we get a little story from King Lopo about meeting a girl at the Road March and proceeding to dance with her. Later down the ladies are then instructed to make the song their own and let their booty “Backdrop“. Great effort from the crew as this sounds ready for all the Road Marches and Soca related events. Play this with their earlier single,Make Her Jump. Always a good listen from Acmatic, make it your song. Check out the song below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @Acmatic – Organic


It’s organic baby! With some scenes of the recent Jamaica Carnival road march, Acmatic brings to you a new music video. Titled “Organic” and directed by Acmatic we see many revellers getting on bad with dancing, marching, and enjoying the Carnival event from Acmatic’s perspective while they rap their single. Lots of eye candy in this video, we sure love our women. If you see someone you know, let it be known. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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