With Valentine’s Day just hours away, that loving feeling is definitely upon a few of us. Spreading the love through music today are Dancehall Artist Shenseea (who has been on a roll with these Soca collabs) and Soca Artist Kes on “Close To Me“! This one is definitely a banger as Tano and Brooklyn Decent provided a lovely production here to accompany the Artists get close throughout the song. With Loggo Lionel handling directorial duties for the video, we see all the chemistry oozing onscreen. Big up Jimmy October, Christian Kalpee, Daryl Gervais, Nicolai Ramjass (Brooklyn Decent), and Michael Montano (Tano) who contributed to this song! Whether you like it rough or gentle, just stay close to me when you need that love. Are there any couples in the house? Check out the video below and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
It’s that time of year again where the spirit of giving is present, and the Sorrel and cake servings will be plenty. It’s Christmas time in the Caribbean, and we’re here for the vibes! Giving you all the gift of music, we’ve compiled “The 13th Street Christmas Party” Playlist! Keeping the energy going for over 2 hours, you’re gonna bust those dance moves as we’ve picked out some old and new holiday music in Dancehall, Parang/Soca, and Reggae. Put some extra white rum in the Sorrel, fix your Santa hat, grab your favourite person, and party away! Check out the Playlist below, and share with a friend! Show us some love/follow us on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
Popular Recording Artists, Fay-Ann Lyons and Bunji Garlin, will be launching a revolutionary band in Jamaica Carnival this season.
The newest band on the block, Rebellion, will see Lyons and Bunji’s One World Rebellion partnering with Solid Agency and M7 Events (hosts of the popular Soirée SPF, SPF Weekend and Marbana Beach Club). “Right now, the team is constructing all the parts needed to make sure everything comes together fruitfully,” Lyons said. Rebellion will have its official launch on December 8 at their base, Rebellion Yard, beside Emancipation Park. The launch party which is expected to be a spectacular affair will be under the theme ‘Revolt’. According to Lyons, the theme, “is rooted in history and is based on the background of various cultural revolutions from the Africans to the American natives’ fight for freedom.”
When legends collide, expect greatness. First off, Happy Birthday to a living legend, Machel Montano who celebrates his 44th year today. In celebration of his time on earth and looking back at a great career, he teamed up with fellow legend Farmer Nappy on the track, “Day One“! Produced by De Red Boyz, the Artists speak on friendships that have fun together, and last a lifetime. For those who are day one supporters of their careers including the Xtatik days, Machel and Nappy have come a long way from being kids in the 80’s embarking on music careers. Something you share with your true “day ones” to look forward to many more great times together. Getting ready for Carnival 2019 with the crew? Keep this one in rotation and fete all day long. Check out the track below, and share with a friend. Show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
This is for all the ladies who know how to WINE! We had to go to Guyana to check out the lovely Timeka Marshall’s latest single, “Winey Winey“. Brought to you by Jack Spaniard Productions and Problematic Media, Timeka calls up all the ladies who are proud to be called “Ms. Winey Winey“, and show the world that grease has nothing on them when it comes to moving that waistline. On the recently released “Kick Stand Riddim“, get ready for the 2019 Carnival season with this scorcher. Add this one to your playlists and get to practicing those moves for the Road Marches! Check out the track below, and share with a friend. Show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
On today’s Oldies Sunday, our selection was made in recognition of the month of May being “Child’s Month“. Heading over to Trinidad & Tobago, we pick a song from the late Garfield Blackman a.k.a. Lord Shorty a.k.a. Ras Shorty I a.k.a. “The Father of Soca” along with The Love Circle Band. Titled “Watch Out My Children“, this was released in 1988 as a part of a live album of the same name, and in 1997. It was later featured as a part of the album “Jamoo Victory“. In the song, Ras Shorty I warns the youth to be alert as to not get caught up in the wrongs of the world, the dangers of drug abuse and it bringing shame and disgrace. A unique part of the song was that some lines were translated into various languages including German and French. The song has been translated in a total of 10 languages. The song, given its message, was later featured as a part of a Drug Abuse Campaign conducted by the United Nations. It was also covered by Jamaican Band, Chalice.
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