The music doesn’t stop over here, and today’s entry is another to put in your playlists! While Recording Artists Daley and Chance (a.k.a. Kans) of HTG have been dropping music for quite some time, it’s been a while since they had a song for the summer. Enter “Rude“, a song that will have you grooving thanks to its infectious beat produced by Soundheightz, lovely vocals from Rosh Rebel, and of course some great lines from Daley and Chance. For the girls who like to be feisty in the nighttime, for those who wanna have fun in the summertime, and for those who have no problem showing out on the dance floor. Artwork by the super talented Kidding Art! Be on the look out for a new project from the HTG collective soon! Get this banger now on all your favourite streaming outlets. Check out the track below, and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
In our “2018 Predictions” post, we predicted that there will be more Women making their way onto the Caribbean Music scene. In an Industry that hasn’t always been kind to the Female Artist, we have enjoyed the works from many over the years, but we have also asked for some who can step outside the box and give us music that’ll blow us away! The following Artists have been slowly making their name out there for some time, and aim to be mentioned along with their established peers.
Words By: @SwadeDaVillain
We mentioned the songbird in our 15 Artists to look out for feature last year, and she has been making steady progress since her debut single, “So Shy“. This year has already seen her start off in a good way with “Doe Try Me“, with promises to deliver even more music. She steals the scene with her voice, and you need her in your playlists.
Jane has been on the scene for a while, but made a lot of noise in 2017 thanks to her single, “Too Late“. A member of Zinc Fence Records, she made her debut in 2014 with “Babylon” and has been on the radar of many ever since. Last year saw her music being featured in the Amazon Video series, “SYN”, and this year may be the year she releases a full length project! It’s not too late to get familiar with her.
3. Rhiya Luna
Formerly Shie Musik, she was featured in our 15 Artists to know post as well as she was coming back off of a hiatus. She has lent her voice to various Dancehall singles, and with the new moniker she aims to touch on more genres. With singles like “It Up“, “Bandwagon Selecta“, “Sweetest Love” and her latest “Again“, let her music put some light in your life!
Rapper Chance a.k.a. Kans has been working. With tracks like “Chill Suite“, “Appreciation“, and “After Tonight” making their way to many, it was only a matter of time before he unleashed a project. Making sure his 2018 gets a good start, Chance presents his “Indelible Colours EP“! Featuring 6 tracks and contributions from the likes of Rosh Rebel, OneLoveTheo, Lee, and Daley, Chance is dropping music for those who like to chill, for those who are about the fast life, and of course for the “Gyallis Pros“. A project that should build a vibe and give you the feeling like you’re on the 40th floor of a high rise building in Miami. Chance will continue to stay busy for the rest of the year with more tunes, and videos! Bless up on the Birthday as well! Artwork done by the talented KokaBZD! Check out the EP below!
It’s another Summer, and it’s time for the Pool Parties, new fashion, new destinations, and for those in School, freedom from the books for a while. For others, it’s a time to discover new music, and we’ll gladly help you in discovering new Artists. We advise you to get proper headphones, great speakers, money for tickets and audio purchases, and the mindset to fully enjoy the music. Here are 15 Artists to watch out for this Summer!
*These Artists are not ranked in any way
With a few years in the game, Florida based Recording Artist Khxos (formerly Khaos) has been releasing Dancehall tunes and gaining attention thanks to Social Media. He received a buzz that started to bubble in Summer 2015 thanks to the release of “One Touch”. Summer 2016 kept the ball rolling with his debut EP “Deception”, but collaborations with Andrew Trabass, Chargii, and Lincoln 3Dot helped to keep it blazing for the rest of the year. Early 2017 however saw his name change, and the release of “So Loud” and “BOMM” propelled him as one to watch this Summer as he prepares to release his debut Album, “Dopamine”.
2. Royal Blu
They don’t call him “El Fuego” for nothing, his music keeps you on your toes, and his lyrics hit like the hot oil from frying Plantains. This Artist has been quietly making his way onto the scene and has made appearances from “New Wave” to “Live From Kingston: Class 2016”, to “Imprint” to Protoje’s “For The Culture” event. His collaborations with the likes of Lila Ike, Runkus, and Leno Banton have received numerous hits on Soundcloud, and he hits the road (or Air) with Runkus as a part of the “Class Is In” European Tour and a stop at the German Summerjam this Summer!
This Songstress came as a surprise this year with the release of her debut single, “So Shy”. Known as “The First Lady Of REM”, she followed up with a freestyle (Believe In You), and a follow up single titled “The Cycle”. She has also made appearances on “Smile Jamaica”, “New Wave”, “Speak”, and “7 am In Kingston”. Yanah is currently working follow up singles, and makes an appearance near you this Summer!
2017 seems to be the year where the Mobay sound will grace the Internet again! With Daley recently hinting at an upcoming project in our latest Interview, to Slim I.D. and MoulaUE prepping new music, the High Tunez Gang joins in the fun! With Singer Rosh delivering amazing notes, Daley, Chance, & Kyng team up for the sensual, “Appreciation“! Featuring a mix of Hip Hop, R&B, and Spoken Word, this is the song you can dedicate to the one you call “Mi Amor“! Dope Artwork provided by AxizaMedia! Valentine’s Day may have been long gone, but the loving is all year! What are you waiting for? Get that “So Amazing” loving popping by playing the track below. Share your thoughts in the comments section.
It’s taken me a little while to get around to checking this project out but i’m finally hip. First Coast Jamaica describes aficionados like myself who are obsessed with paving the way for an underground movement which clamors for a mainstream boost.
Words By: @Sef_Jo
The seamless Introduction to the project features the alluring vocal essence of Rosh. “One time for your mind..” is the message invoking a mindful meditation wherein listeners are asked to sit back listen and enjoy for the next 28mins~ Success, wealth and health for all.
- CITY SAVAGE
Clever metaphors and punchlines; sonics are on point too as we jump right in. Get used to the sound of Daley as his entire flow is switched up. At this point, I’ve made up my mind to refrain myself from too much comparisons. As we know, Mobay is the city Daley reps; I want to assume, however, that living in Pembroke Pines has had some influence on the Rapper’s creative experience. MoulaUE’s booming rhymes and OneLoveTheo final verse reminds us that we have got to keep it savage. This is the ultimate rule and trap culture is reiterated.
As an audiophile, I always love when Artists choose singles that will get me hype. This is what made me interested in giving the project a listen. From the Instrumental to the energy presented here, I’m hardly regretting my decision to compare Daley to some one else. The mystery box that is First Coast Jamaica is that just as it in every other corner of the world, you never know what you will find. Ignite allows me to experience the full versatility of Daley, solely. Don’t care how you feel about it, this joint slaps.