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OLDIES SUNDAY: Danielle D.I. X @CherineAnderson – Rebel (2013)


With Women’s History Month 2022 coming to a close on Oldies Sunday, we thought why not go out with a bang for the ladies! Today, we go not too far back in time, but we highlight a hit from two wonderful Women in Jamaican Music. Today’s selection comes from Danielle D.I. and Cherine Anderson with the single, “Rebel“.

Produced by Sly & Robbie, Danielle D.I. and Cherine Anderson’s “Rebel” was released in 2013. The track features the Women expressing themselves to the fullest as the Rebel’s they are. Whether they’re good girls, ladies, bad gyals, Independent, confident, sexy, passionate, and ambitious, they are Jamaican Women, and you will respect them. “Rebel” was a big hit for Danielle D.I. and Cherine Anderson as it became an anthem at the time, and it was featured on Danielle’s “Sly & Robbie Present: Danielle D.I. – The Rebel” album, and on the VP RecordsStrictly The Best Vol. 47” compilation. “Rebel” connected with Women of all ages, and it remains as one of Danielle D.I.’s biggest singles.

thank you Danielle D.i. & Cherine Anderson!

salute to the women!

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Sampling Sly & Robbie Playlist

We Look Back At Songs That Sampled Sly & Robbie In Our Latest Playlist!


First off, R.I.P. to the LEGENDARY Robbie Shakespeare, 1/2 of the “Riddim Twins” a.k.a. the production duo known as Sly & Robbie. May Robbie’s amazing basslines forever live on! We had plans to release a Playlist paying tribute to the legendary Sly & Robbie next year, but with the sad news that came this week, we had to put something together in the best way we know how. We present to you the “Sampling Sly & Robbie” Playlist!

Sly & Robbie made classics that have spanned generations, and helped to inspire many around the world. Our latest Playlist highlights not only some of the classics, but some of the known tracks that have sampled them. If you didn’t know about some of them, now you know, and we’re glad to have passed on some information to you.

Walk good Robbie Shakespeare, let his music play on!

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OLDIES SUNDAY: The Tamlins – Baltimore (1979/1980)


Today’s Oldies Sunday selection was inspired by the latest offerings by Recording Artist, Lila Ike. Our selection comes from Reggae Group The Tamlins with the track, “Baltimore“. Produced by Sly & Robbie for Taxi Records, this was released in 1979 and 1980, and is a cover of American Recording Artist Randy Newman’s 1977 track of the same name. It was heavily inspired by American Recording Artist/Civil Rights Activist Nina Simone’s 1978 cover, especially in the production department. With the song’s social commentary, it paints a picture of living in Baltimore, Maryland in the 70s with people living on hard times, and if given the chance to escape, returning is never an option.

Since The Tamlins’ version of “Baltimore” was released, it became one of their biggest songs, thanks to its excellent Reggae production and harmonies displayed throughout. The Sly & Robbie production went on to become a juggling Riddim that has been reworked by Star Trail and Main Street labels, and featured recordings from Courtney John, Lutan Fyah, Dennis Brown, and many more. As mentioned earlier, the selection was inspired by Lila Ike, as she released her debut EP titled, “The ExPerience” on Friday, May 15. The EP’s final track, “Thy Will“, which was produced by Protoje, samples The Tamlins’ version. The group, consisting of Winston Morgan, Junior Moore, and Carlton “Tamlin” Smith, went on to release more music, and collaborated with various Artists including the late Peter Tosh. Though still active, original member Winston Morgan left in 1983, and was replaced by Derrick Lara who passed away in February 2020.

WE URGE YOU TO STAY SAFE, QUARANTINE WISELY, AND STAY SANITIZED ALWAYS.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: Sugar Minott – Herbman Hustling (1984)


Today’s Oldies Sunday selection is dedicated to the hustlers. We go back to the early 80’s with the late Sugar Minott. Titled “Herbman Hustling” and produced by Sly & Robbie for the Taxi Records in 1984. The song speaks on the day to day experiences of the Marijuana merchant including dealing with the law, and sourcing the best product. Minott’s delivery in this single puts the listener in a first person perspective (and possibly catch a contact high) over the smooth Sly & Robbie production.

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NEW VIDEO: @OnstageTV x Sly & Robbie x @SpicyChocolate_ Present: Reggae Power 2


The “Reggae Twins” a.k.a. Sly & Robbie along with Spicy Chocolate went in the lab and created “Reggae Power 2“. This project features a slew of artists on some top notch production and tonight Onstage gave viewers a sample of what’s to come with the help of T.O.K., Tanto Metro & Devonte, Richie Spice, Devin Di Dakta, and JL. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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PRESS RELEASE: @TheRealSynnus Collabs With Legendary Duo Sly & Robbie


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Recording artiste, Synnus has accomplished one of his career goals of working with the legendary duo, Sly & Robbie. His brand new song, “Road Wi A Tek On” was produced by a joint effort of Taxi and Warm and Easy Records.

“As a new artiste on the scene working with Sly & Robbie, definitely it’s a great experience. We all know Sly & Robbie is the largest living icon working in Reggae and dancehall production. They are shinning a big light on my career. The world can expect greater things from Synnus because we have lots more to come,” – Synnus shared.

The music video for the track is now available worldwide via YouTube and VEVO. The high definition recording gives insight of the Jamaican nightlife. The energy is kept alive throughout with party scenes, gyrating dancers and stunt performing bike riders.

The single “Road Wi A Tek On” will be available on iTunes via 21st Hapilos distribution this Tuesday March 24th.

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