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GET TO KNOW: Reggae Artist @BlvkH3ro


The magical quality of the music indigenous to the island of Jamaica, is experienced through the infectious effect it has on the world. This electricity is often witnessed when music lovers gather, rocking to thumping drums and heavy basslines. Over the past few months the “Bussweh” brand has energized the live music scene with productions that make you appreciate their alternative approach to the traditional Jamaican sound. Infusing a soulfulness to the Reggae sound is Blvk H3ro, an Important component of the “Bussweh” movement. He recently shared his insights about his journey through the industry to date.

Words by @SwadeDaVillain x @Sef_Jo

13thStreetPromotions: Blvk H3ro the Weed Connoisseur, the poster child for “Bussweh”, thanks for making the time to connect with 13th Street Promotions! For the people who are still unaware, tell us a little about Blvk H3ro and how you got your start.

Blvk H3ro: Ahh, firstly blessed love the 13th Street Promotions family for this moment in time. You guys have been there from the start so a huge “Bussweh” to the team. “Poster child of “Bussweh””? (Haha) I don’t know about that, but I guess you could say that because for many, I was the first face they saw on a stage representing the “Bussweh” movement. Honestly I’m just a youthful energy from Portmore, Jamaica that grew up around music and arts from Church to School, to just being in the streets and surfing the Web finding sounds. I connected with sound and its power and this connection turned into love, like mi legit love music like cooked food. I need it to survive (haha)! This love then turned into a musical career now spanning about 3 years.

13thSP: You already have had a ton of interaction with the Press recently, so it is apparent that you are making all the right musical moves in 2016. Describe the way your sound, termed “ReggaeSoul”, has been growing and expanding since you started pursuing music.

Blvk H3ro: 2016 has been a great year! A big shout out to all aspects of the Press from Radio, to Print, Television, and Blogs , your support is seriously appreciated. Well for those who don’t know, I call my sound “Reggaesoul” which is really a collage of sounds with our Jamaican musical dialect at its base as well as influence from all its offsprings (Hip Hop, EDM, Reggaeton, Dubstep, Tropical House, etc.). 2 years ago I released a playlist on Soundcloud called #Reggaesoul with 8 songs, one of which was officially featured on Major Lazer’s Remixes of the popular “Get Free” Riddim. Once they pushed the song, it immediately garnered over 500,000 plays and to me this was the moment where my sound was truly born. Fast forward a year later, and the sound has grown even more now with the addition of the Reggae Soul Band to add the crucial live element which helps me to convey the the right energy to the audience during performances.

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Jamaica, Dancehall, Reggae, 13thStreetPRomotions, Blog, Alexx A-Game, Music, Soundcloud, Real n True, Rise Up Now, Alex Gallimore

@AlexxAGame Blesses The Internet With “Real ‘N’ True: Vol. 1”!


After months of waiting and a couple tracks to hold us over, Recording Artist Alexx A-Game finally delivers his latest project titled, “Real ‘N’ True: Vol. 1“. Featuring 9 tracks, A-Game flexes his musical muscle here as he tackle various Riddims but still gives us the thought provoking bars and the right vibes. With Production from Vern Hill, YogiDaProducer, Elite Generation Records, Demar Gayle, Dwayne Morris (Cahban Records), Soundcheque Productions and 808 Charmer, Alexx even gets to remix Drake’sControlla“, and goes back into time on the “Bug Riddim“. No more talking, time to listen to some new A-Game! Listen below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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It’s A “Top Gyal Sitn” On @RaineSeville’s New Single!


Make way as Raine Seville comes through with a new single! While she has been keeping pretty busy earlier this year, Raine hasn’t stopped doing what she loves, and that is making music. In her latest track, the Dirt Floor Muzic produced “Top Gyal Sitn“, she makes it known that being Independent, successful, owning businesses, staying above the drama, and always looking fresh are some of the qualities of a “Top Gyal“, “Bad Gyal” and “Hot Gyal“! Another anthem for the ladies so expect this one to make its round in the Dance very soon! Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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@KCharlzMusic Joins @MrKars2 For “Kngly Live”!


Producer Kris Karz and Kngly Studios are back again with another instalment of “Kngly Live“! This week, Recording Artist K Charlz steps up to deliver some good music to soothe away the stress. Here, he covers the late David Ruffin’sWalk Away From Love” (which was also covered by Recording Artist Bitty McLean), and blends his “Searching” single in the mix. If this acoustic number doesn’t make you drop everything and listen, then you are really stressed. Kick off the shoes, grab a nice beverage, relax and keep this on repeat because it’s a “Kngly Live” ting! Visit KnglyStudios.com. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: The Grace Thrillers – Crown (Him Lord Of All)


On this Oldies Sunday, we take it to the Church with a selection from one of Jamaica’s most successful Gospel groups, The Grace Thrillers! We go back to the late 80s/early 90s with their single, “Crown (Him Lord Of All)“. In this single, the group sing praises to Jesus our Lord God and encourage us all to crown him Lord of all over a very upbeat Production. The Grace Thrillers, who were founded in 1971 by Noel Willis, were known to deliver powerful songs over Reggae Productions that complimented them well. The single was the title track of their 1993 Album which also boasted other popular tracks which included “I Must Tell Jesus” and featured lead vocals from Sandra Brooks (then known as Sandra Llewellyn).

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@ItsToian Releases “So Rude”!


After conducting a little voting session earlier on Snapchat and Instagram, Recording Artist Toian tallied up the results and released the winning track, “So Rude“. With a smooth Production that is armed with a Popcaan sample, Toian rides it with ease as she speaks on being close to her feisty lover that wants her to break all the rules. A single that is sure to be on repeat for many, this is one of the few creations that will hold fans over till her next album. Oh yeah, “Ride The Wave” official video is on the way! Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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