What’s better than listening to a Vybz Kartel song? Listening to many of them in one sitting of course! With many unsure of the chances of the “World Boss” being a free man anytime soon, it’s good that we have plenty of his music to hold us over till then. Having had a run of Vybz Kartel themed mixtapes, DJ Heavy D of the big bad Chromatic Sound delivers another one in time for the holiday party season. Titled “Str8 Vybz Vol. 1“, we get over an hour of Addi hits, dubplates, collaborations, and some offerings from some of his “children” that we know you’ll love all over again. In case you didn’t know, this is also promotion for the upcoming “Str8 Vybz” event to be held in New Kingston in December. Check out Str8 Vybz here for more info on that. For now, tun up di sound, World Boss time! Check out the mixtape below, and share with a friend. Show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
Nothing like that good green huh? Marijuana has done so much for many over the years, and you’re missing out if you haven’t met that plant. Today, Recording Artist Kali Grn loves Ganja so much that he wrote a song titled, “I Love My Herbs“! Produced by Illtrax Records and featuring O.D., Rosh Rebel, and Rajaheim Nephilim, they deliver a song that all the weed connoisseurs can relate to. Just like you professing your love for a partner, or a family member, the herb is like that best friend that has been there in all stages of your life. With their combined sounds, you can’t help but keep this one on repeat. Share this one with a fellow Weed Connoisseur. You can even grab a copy to keep forever here. From Mobay to everywhere that Marijuana is loved, check out the track below and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
The Hip Hop culture continues to influence the youth in Jamaica, and it opens up a different side to their creativity. Kyraxx is one of those who the culture has influenced, and has been showcasing it through various channel. His latest single, “With You, was produced by IOTOSH, and released through their Sound Ting Label. On the track, Kyraxx goes on the melodic vibe as he talks about getting it in and wanting to make things happen with this young Lady. With a Production that you can’t help but rock to, Kyraxx easily tackles it as he speaks on his situation.
Kyraxx made some noise earlier this year with his “Double Standards EP“, but promises to keep hitting you with some dope music. It’s a “Sound Ting“, check out the track below.
Producer Kris Karz has been pretty busy these past few months. From blessing the Internet with his “Kngly Live!” series, to producing tracks for the likes of Leno Banton, Dylan Golden, and K. Charlz, he decided it was time to let people in on some of his secret sounds. Though unofficially announced, he will be releasing a series of EPs with the first being today’s entry, “Pastel“! Featuring a lot of samples (If your ears are good, you might recognize a few hits), Kris really wants you to enjoy the sounds in every way. With 3 tracks and assistance from Alex Coombs, Wizzmer, and Tony Trombone, consider this the appetizer until the next course. Support Kris Karz and Kngly Studios, you may never know what he has next in store. Time to see sounds, check out the EP below!
Introducing to the Blog is a NY based Artist by the name of Alex Mali. She has been around for a while releasing some dope tunes, and she proudly reps her West Indian background (Jamaica & Trinidad). For those familiar with the Joey BadA$$ & PRO ERA, you may have heard her on a track or two. With some fire on the way, she gives listeners a taste with a Freestyle titled “Livin“. Produced by KDVG, she describes her tune as an “expression of Parental disapproval” as she points out a few clashes with her Mother. We love our Moms, but there are times where we’re just not gonna see eye to eye with ordeals and expectations. If you know Caribbean Mothers, you know there weren’t just regular arguments. We may be a lil rebellious at times, but we love you Mama! I’m sorry. Check out the track below.
Christmas may be a lil early this year for some of you, and you’ll be rewarded whether you’ve been naughty or nice. For what has been a long time coming, well known Jamaican Producers SOS Dynamikz and BNJMN have announced their joint Album, “1221“! The duo have worked with each other over the years, but now they combine their sounds and bars for the new project. While the Album art has been revealed (designed by PlateFace), no further details will be out as yet except it will drop on 12/21 at 12:21 AM!
For those new to the Producers, check out our Article on 15 Producers you need to know that was released last Summer. Stay tuned for more updates, and check out their previous projects below!