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Dexta Daps & @Davido Get All The Ladies On “Scripture”


Dexta Daps really owns the lane of driving the ladies crazy with his brand of music. With a catalogue you can’t deny, he has solidified himself as a legend in Dancehall. Having made quite the impression with his “VENT” album, he looks to turn the temperature up even more with the deluxe version in the coming days. To get the ball rolling, he enlists Afrobeats star Davido for the single, “Scripture“.

Produced by popular Trap Producer Drumma Boy, Dexta Daps and Davido get rude on the track as they share some slick words with an aim to turn on the ladies wherever they are. Whether they request sexy pictures, share their favourite things to do with the ladies, or just get flirty through their deliveries, the ladies will definitely love this collaboration from the Dancehall and Afrobeats sex symbols. If you love the “VENT” project, get ready for a fun deluxe edition.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: Jessie Ripoll Children’s Choir – Hands Across Jamaica (1995)


Happy Sunday, and it’s a new month! May is recognized as Child’s Month, and on Oldies Sunday we celebrate the youth. For today’s selection, we go back a couple decades for a song that has touched many, and was presented by the youth. Today we look back at the Jessie Ripoll Children’s Choir’sLet’s Join Hands Across Jamaica For Righteousness“.

Released in 1995 as through the “Hands Across Jamaica For RighteousnessOrganization which was founded by Motivational Speaker, Yvonne Coke, “Hands Across Jamaica” was the theme song for the Organization which sought to achieve “Motto, Anthem and Pledge (MAP) until every Jamaican is made fully conscious of the potential of their godly inheritance of beauty, fellowship and prosperity, and move to fulfill Jamaica’s mandate to advance the welfare of the whole human race.” The song was performed by members of the Jessie Ripoll School’s Children’s Choir, and was a staple in the media for years. The song was also given a music video treatment which was produced by the Creative Production & Training Centre (CPTC). This selection may bring back a lot of memories for some, including former members of the Children’s Choir. Let the kids inspire you to do some good today.

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.@EliseDashMusic Overcomes Pandemic Challenges On “Soldier”


On the rise Jamaican Singer Elise Dash has been blessing people near and far with great vocals. Having done her share of cover music over the years, she has been inspired to get extra creative and start making original music. Now presenting her original debut, we get to hear the single, “Soldier“.

Produced by French label Bat Records on a Riddim inspired by the late Sugar Minott’sVictim Of Society“, the Covid 19 pandemic brought inspiration and extra creativity to Elise Dash to make this single. On the track, she speaks on overcoming restlessness, insomnia, and many other stressful episodes that she has faced in over a year since the pandemic become prominent. Delivering great vocals, you can instantly feel the emotions she has been experiencing, and she puts everything together in a way that makes you want to replay it over and over. A live show performer, she has been one of the many affected by the various lockdowns in the music industry, and had to resort to online platforms to showcase her talent. Looking up to artists like Desmond Dekker, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Alton Ellis, and Sly & Robbie, Elise Dash looks to make her own mark in music, and create history along the way. But first, she has to keep soldiering on through this pandemic. Get a spliff, a serious work ethic, or get to praying.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: Judy Mowatt – Black Woman (1977)


In recognition of Women’s History Month, we take the time out to feature Women who have made great contributions to our music culture. While we celebrate the Women all year over here, we recognize some through our Oldies Sunday section. Today we close off the month, and our selection comes from a Woman who has made great strides, the legendary Judy Mowatt with “Black Woman“!

Produced by Judy Mowatt and Geoffrey Chung and released through Ashandan Records in 1977, this is one of Mowatt’s most important songs as she promotes, loves, and pays tribute to the Black Woman, and her pride and immense strength. The Black Woman has experienced and endured so much, and Judy’s song has gone on to be more than a tribute, but a song that has lived through generations, and inspired many. “Black Woman” is featured on Mowatt’s 1979 album of the same name, which is another important feat for her as she was recognized as the first Jamaican female recording artist who took on the role of producing the album in its entirety. Since the release of “Black Woman”, Judy Mowatt has gone on to become a legendary artist with various releases, and also became the first female artist to be nominated for a Reggae Grammy in 1985. As we close off the month, may we continue to celebrate the Women, and most importantly, protect them.

Thank You Judy Mowatt!

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The Heptones’ “Heptones Gonna Fight” Featured In New @SnowFallFX Episode


Are you a fan of TV shows? What do you get into? For some, the FX series “Snowfall” is a must-see TV show. With a story set around the beginning of the “Crack Epidemic” in 1980s LA, it has been hailed as one of the best crime dramas out. On episode 6 in season 4 of the series, a familiar Jamaican hit can heard, and it comes from the iconic, The Heptones!

During a scene featuring “Snowfall” character Khadijah, The Heptones’ 1968 release “Heptones Gonna Fight” can be heard throughout. Produced by “Sir CoxsoneDodd for Studio One, the track was featured on the group’s “On Top” album. It has been sampled by Garnett Silk, Shy FX, and former member Leroy Sibbles. It would seem like an injustice if you have a Film or TV Show and not have some Jamaican music as the soundtrack. “Snowfall” can be seen weekly on FX on Cable, or on Hulu.

Thanks To @BROKESNOB1 On Instagram for the Find!

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OLDIES SUNDAY: Gem Myers – One Man Woman (1986)


In recognition of Women’s History Month, we take the time out to feature Women who have made great contributions to our music culture. While we celebrate the Women all year over here, we recognize some through our Oldies Sunday section. Today, our selection comes from one of Jamaica’s greatest Vocalists, Gem Myers with her track, “One Man Woman“.

Produced by Fab 5 and released through Stage Records in 1986, Gem Myers makes it clear from the start that she has no time for entertaining conversations from other men, and no time for playing around as she’s a one man woman. No time for intimidation, exploitation, confusion, and the boderation, Gem can only deal with one person, and he is doing what he’s supposed to to keep her happy. In a time when people celebrate having multiple partners or playing games with people’s hearts, Gem is a woman who would be referred to as a “one burner”. “One Man Woman” was a popular single when it was released, and was the first track on her 1987 album of the same name. Since “One Man Woman”, she has went on to release more music before being a staple at various events over the years in Jamaica, the Caribbean, and parts of the world. We truly believe she’s an underrated Vocalist, and she should be celebrated more. We hope our article starts a conversation in the right direction.

thank you gem myers

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