Chip Off The Old Block: Meet The New Kids Of Dancehall x Reggae (Pt. 2)

First they started out as the youth of the Dancehall/Reggae culture, now they’re parents with growing kids. It isn’t unusual for the child of an Entertainer to follow in their parent’s footsteps one way or the other as at times they bring a modern take on their parent’s creations, or create their own lane. Some of the most famous off springs include Stephen, Ziggy, and Damian “Junior Gong” Marley (Sons of Bob Marley), Chino and Di Genius (Sons of Freddie McGregor), Junior Tucker (Son of Jimmy Tucker), Morgan Heritage (Children of Denroy Morgan), Tarrus Riley (Son of Jimmy Riley), Queen Ifrica (Daughter of Derrick Morgan), Protoje (Son of Lorna Bennett), Chronixx (Son of Chronicle) and many more. In part 2 of a few part series, I feature more of the new set of kids on the scene whose parents have covered much ground in their respective careers.

Eon Smit1. Eon Smit

Famous Parent: Garnett Silk

Occupation: Rapper/Songwriter

Twitter/IG: @EonSmit

Single(s): Wyser, Ole Hoes

Shiah Coore, Cat Coore

2. Shiah Coore

Famous Parent: Stephen “Cat” Coore (Third World Band)

Occupation: Producer/Musician

Twitter/IG: @ShiahCoore

Single(s): Out Deh – Chronixx (Producer), Gyal Yuh Good – Busy Signal (Producer)

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@PayAttentionJA PROMO: @SEF_JO Interviews @IAmVindon


It.. just.. It was fate, it had to happen” – @iAmVinDon

Do you disdain Jamaica? How do you feel about Hip-Hop generally? I’d cleverly advise you to close your browser if you come across this page not willing to #PayAttention. Eutopia is the place to be March 28th & even though the event is Kingston-based, i’m about to prove that some of the island’s most talented rappers do not solely only originate from the nation’s capital.

Pay Attention March 28 2015 Flyer (Back)

VinDon of BluRok is present.

Q: Welcome to the #PayAttention line up! You ready to hit the stage and deliver a killer performance

A: Respect! No doubt, it’s what I do.

Bonus: I caught wind that you’re the son of Ninja Man, can you confirm this?

Mixtape Movements: @IAmVindon – Seeing Colours EP

Seeing Colours Front

After a few delays, Blu Rok Rapper Vindon finally released his new EP. Titled “Seeing Colours” and released on his birthday, Vinny presents a 8 track project filled with colourful lyrics and vibrant production for his musical canvas. Featuring verses from Hard Dayz, Eon Smith, Cill Awesumore and beats by SOS Dynamikz, Di Prodigyy and himself (ViN!GMA), he’s bringing more than just the primary colours to the palette. Check out the EP below and share your thoughts in the comments section.


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NEW MUSIC: @IAmVindon – The LVL


Dropping a few lines today is Blu Rok Rapper, Vindon. Titled “The LVL“, Vindon tests his bars over Meek Mill’sLevels“. Consider this one of the few appetizers released to prep listeners for his upcoming “Seeing Colours” EP. Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW MUSIC: @IAmVindon – We Made It (Freestyle)


Prepping for his upcoming “Seeing ColoursEP, Vindon released a quick freestyle for the listeners. conquering Drake’s “We Made It”, Vinny lets us know that his vision is in the stars and he can’t be compared to anyone out there. Interesting use of Ninja Man on the artwork as he’s a Deejay that never backed down from any challenger, which is also the message that Vindon is delivering. What do you think? Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @IAmVindon – Bu$$

bussFresh out of the Blu Rok camp is Vindon with a new video. Titled “Bu$$” and directed by ViN!GMA (Vindon) and Epic Films, we get a black and white visual to the SOS Dynamikz produced track. Featuring @VenTwinkle, we get a mix of a jogging beauty, empty houses and suicide which are the ingredients for a horror movie. Is Vindon making a horror movie? Who knows. “Seeing Colors” is on the way. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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