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Will The Wolf Kicks Off His Debut Single With A “Bang”!


When you hear “Trinidad and Tobago“, you usually think about Soca, Carnival, and Doubles. While the twin islands are famous for those, a new generation of creatives have stepped up to break out of the norm. We’ve featured artists like Jimmy October, Sarkastik Ambassador, FVRFVN, and there are many others stepping out of the norm, but today we introduce you to new one. Making his debut as a Recording Artist is Will The Wolf with his single, “Bang“.

Produced by Andrew N.P. McIntosh (Sweff Sounds), Will The Wolf finds himself dealing with a few situations in his life, but regardless of the end result, he wants to make sure go out with a bang if things do fall apart. With some smooth production backing the lyrics, this one deserves the repeats on all the playlists. In addition to this track, is its music video which was shot by Josiah Persad Films, and directed by Will. Taking inspiration from Napoleon Dynamite and old school Anime/Kung Fu flicks, Will is either auditioning on the historical¬†Little Carib Theatre stage, or facing his opponent in a showdown at the beach. A unique visual to accompany a dope song, and we know you’re going to enjoy it. Something different and creative, so tune in now!

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OLDIES SUNDAY: King Sporty – Thinking Of You (1973)


Yesterday (September 19) marked the 77th birthday of the late Singer/Musician/DJ/Producer, King Sporty. A man who was never afraid to try new things, he was a man who mastered his craft well, and the world loved him. Today, we salute him on “Oldies Sunday” with the selection, “Thinking Of You“.

Released in 1973 through the Konduko label, it was a more uptempo cover of The Blues Busters’ 1971 track which was produced by the late Byron Lee. King Sporty handled production here as it was a smooth blend of Reggae, Funk, and Soul sounds. On the track, Sporty shares lyrics about a lost love who he misses dearly, how them separating affected him, and pleads they give their relationship another chance. The production was really good on this, and made many believe that Sporty was the original performer of the track. “Thinking Of You” was played at various gigs including the Gusman Hall in Miami, Florida, where King Sporty resided and became a pioneer for the Miami Reggae scene.

Prior to “Thinking Of You”, King Sporty was a DJ for the late “Sir Coxsone” Dodd’s sound system. In the 70s, he became a label owner, performer, and co-wrote the Bob Marley classic, “Buffalo Soldier“. Since the mid-80s, he was married to the late legendary R&B Singer Betty Wright until his death in 2015. “Thinking Of You” was sampled in 2010 by Hip Hop group Fun Lovin’ Criminals for their “Classic Fantastic” track.

Walk good, King Sporty!

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.@AlicaiHarley Asks The Important Questions On “I Just Wanna Know”


When it comes to love and making new connections, people just want to know that they’re making the right decisions. You can’t be mad at someone who has their best interest at heart. For Jamaican born/UK based Recording Artist Alica√¨ Harley¬†(Happy belated Birthday!), she asks the important questions on, “I Just Wanna Know“.

With a video directed by Rebekah Bird a.k.a.¬†Rebekahbcreative, Alica√¨ Harley gets her 50 Cent21 Questions” on here as she asks her love interest (played by Model Ty-Reece Stewart) what are his intentions with her, and how will handle the relationship moving forward. With a colourful visual filled with Alica√¨ looking glamorous in different fashion and hair styles, this is one to watch over and over. How many of you want to recreate the bathtub scene? Alica√¨’s versatile delivery of the AntiWave produced track compliments the visual well, and will become a favourite of yours in no time. Alica√¨ has been making some great moves in her career, and is on her way to becoming a name that rings even more bells in the music scene worldwide. Watch her tek it to dem!

(Editor’s note: I think Alica√¨ would give GyalKapone’s “Never” a dope remix!)

(Shout out to all the couples out there, those who are trying to make it work, and those trying to make the reconnections after being apart.)

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.@MzMusic Gives A Reggae Twist To Her Soulful “All Your Fault (Remix)”


Love is lovely, and it’s a beautiful thing. Toronto based Recording Artist Lisa Banton (not to be confused with the Guyanese Artist of the same name) has been experiencing love in so many ways, and she shares how she feels about it in the remix to her single, “All Your Fault.

Produced by Johnny Keys, Lisa Banton sings about the new love she has in her life, and the many ways he has affected her life. From piecing together her broken heart, to him being a topic of all her discussions, to being so addicted to him and his love, she expresses it all in a very soulful way. With a powerful delivery, she makes you feel that love she’s been enjoying, and it’s definitely his fault. A singer who has been on the scene for little over ten years, she has been putting it the work with her various R&B and Pop releases, and has been a performer who leaves nothing but great impressions. Dabbling into Reggae for her single shows that she can tackle whatever comes at her, and she provides great results. Get familiar.

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We Look Back At Songs That Sampled @TootsMaytals In Our Latest Playlist!


On September 11, 2020, the world lost a legend named Toots Hibbert. A pioneer in Jamaican music, he has been heralded near and far as the inventor of Reggae. His contributions to music are vast, and he and The Maytals have inspired generations. Up until news of his failing health, he was working on music and performing. Yesterday we paid tribute to him by highlighting the song that gave Reggae its name. Today, we highlight some of the songs that sampled and covered Toots & The Maytals through our latest Playlist.

From Foxy Brown, to Vanilla Ice, to Tone-Loc, to Lucky Dube, to Romain Virgo, you can relive the moments you’ve heard the classic singles, and learn about the music that paid homage to the classics. Frederick Nathaniel Hibbert paved the way for many, and we respect and honour him over here. Thank you for your life, your music, and your energy Toots Hibbert.¬†Walk good!

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OLDIES SUNDAY: @TootsMaytals – Do The Reggay (1968)


Today’s Oldies Sunday is dedicated to the late Frederick “Toots” Hibbert. A man who knew a thing or few about longevity, Toots Hibbert is the originator of the genre we know as “Reggae“. A man who inspired generations, created hits, and looked good doing it all, the world was definitely rocked when he made his transition on September 11. As founder and member of The Maytals, today we highlight the selection,¬†“Do The Reggay“.

Produced by Leslie Kong and released through the Beverley’s¬†Records in 1968, “Do The Reggay” was made to accompany a popular dance of the same name. While the song didn’t feature complex lyrics, it provided fun sounds that prompted listeners to get into a groove. Through the release of the single, Toots Hibbert is named as a pioneer of Reggae music as “Do The Reggay” marked a shift from the Ska and Rocksteady eras of music into a new genre of more upbeat sounds, and generations of new artists.

Today, regardless of anything, we just want you to enjoy the music, and remember one of the greatest artists to ever emerge from Jamaica. Rest in Peace Toots Hibbert, and thank you for the classics! Check out the track below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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