We Look Back At @TonyCDKelly’s “Bookshelf Riddim” In Our Throwback Playlist Series!


Recently, Dancehall Artist Konshens dropped a new single titled, “Bad Man“. Off his latest “BadMan vs Nice Guy” project, he recruited the classic “Bookshelf Riddim” for the track and gave listeners a dose of the Konz’ sound. Released in 1998, this was produced by legendary Producer Tony “CD” Kelly and released through his K-Licious label. The Riddim featured the hits, “Bookshelf” by Beenie Man, “Deport Them” by Sean Paul, and was sampled by the likes of Ape Drums, Khalia, and Sneakbo.

We’re highlighting the “Bookshelf Riddim” in the latest Playlist in our #13thStreetThrowback series! It’s time to learn a thing or few. Check it out below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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We Look Back At The “Bam Bam Riddim” In Our Throwback Playlist Series!


Recently, International Recording Artist Jason Derulo released his latest single, “Too Hot“. While Jason has a great run with the pop hits, a familiar sound can be heard throughout the track, and it was the 1993 Dancehall classic, “Murder She Wrote” by Chaka Demus & Pliers! Produced by Sly & Robbie for the Taxi Label, this song is Chaka Demus & Pliers’ signature track, and sampled another classic, the 1966 Toots & The Maytals’Bam Bam” which was produced by the late Byron Lee! Today, we’re gonna highlight the classic samples, songs that sampled them, and the many variations of the “Bam Bam Riddim” in our new “#13thStreetThrowbackPlaylist series! It’s time to learn something, and party away!

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Keep “Hot Gyal Summa” Going All Year Round With Our New Playlist!


With the Summer holidays coming to a close, a Hot Girl’s fun is never over. With Rapper Meg Thee Stallion’sHot Girl Summer” movement spreading worldwide, it has become a top trending phrase, and a source of motivation for many women. We thought we’d add some fuel to keep it alive all year round with our latest Playlist, “Hot Gyal Summa“! Featuring over an hour of hits from some of your favourite Hot Girls like Vanessa BlingShenseea, Spice, Stefflon Don, IShawna, and Tifa, this is the Playlist you need to play at a high volume and let the boys know that it’s a Hot Gyal ting!

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.@LopoLaugh Of @Acmatic Drops New Single, “Straight To It” With Sawandi!


It’s been a while since we’ve heard any music from Jamaican group, Acmatic. No worries though, as they’ve recently announced that they’ll be back. Until then, Acmatic Frontman King Lopo keeps the name alive with a track titled, “Straight To It“! Sharing production with Producer/Recording Artist Sawandi, we get a blend of Funk, Electronic Music, Dancehall, Hip Hop, and all around good vibes as Lopo keeps the rhymes flowing like the White Rum he so loves. Whether you’re starting your morning off, or searching for a party to crash in the night, “Straight To It” will keep you pumped up and ready for anything! Good to see Lopo back in the booth. New Acmatic on the way!

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.@DZLRecords Continues To Feed The Streets With New Music Releases!


Kingston based DZL Records is at work producing great music to be delivered to every listening ear worldwide. Having enjoyed success with releases from 2018 and the first half of 2019, the Dale Virgo owned label looks to get into higher gear with these new releases.

CH4SE

Starting off the round of releases is Singer/Songwriter Ch4se with his Dancehall/R&B single, “Closer“! The track finds him getting the attention and affection of his love interest as he wishes to get closet to her, and express his desire for her in every way.

D.A. JAY

Next on the agenda is Gospel Recording Artist/Songwriter D.A. Jay with “Start A Fire“! Featuring Dancehall Artist Agent Sasco, we get a song filled with motivation and a showcase of two Artists who aren’t afraid to speak their minds on a track and deliver that “Message music“.

GHANA

Closing off this round of releases is Recording Artist Ghana with her highly anticipated project, the “Gypsy Dread EP“! Featuring 6 tracks, Ghana tackles political and personal themes and showcases some versatility throughout.

With releases on the way, the DZL Records engine won’t be dying down anytime soon. Check out the new releases below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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Be At Your Freshest With “The CLEANEST Playlist” Out There!


It’s Friday, and you want to be at your best. You want to be the freshest and flyest person out there, but it starts at being clean. Today, we’re gonna help you increase your levels of “Drip” with “The CLEANEST Playlist“! Inspired by our Interview with upcoming Recording Artist Jaz Elise, we want to make sure you stay “fresh and clean” with various musical selections from the likes of Spice, Popcaan, Red Dragon, Shabba Ranks, Teejay, Demarco, Vybz Kartel, Govana, and many more! It’s all about being “cleeeean” and “fresh like wata“!

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