Sampling Sly & Robbie Playlist

We Look Back At Songs That Sampled Sly & Robbie In Our Latest Playlist!


First off, R.I.P. to the LEGENDARY Robbie Shakespeare, 1/2 of the “Riddim Twins” a.k.a. the production duo known as Sly & Robbie. May Robbie’s amazing basslines forever live on! We had plans to release a Playlist paying tribute to the legendary Sly & Robbie next year, but with the sad news that came this week, we had to put something together in the best way we know how. We present to you the “Sampling Sly & Robbie” Playlist!

Sly & Robbie made classics that have spanned generations, and helped to inspire many around the world. Our latest Playlist highlights not only some of the classics, but some of the known tracks that have sampled them. If you didn’t know about some of them, now you know, and we’re glad to have passed on some information to you.

Walk good Robbie Shakespeare, let his music play on!

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We Pay Tribute To “Dancehall’s Greatest Entertainer” @KingBeenieMan In Our Latest Playlist!


Today (August 22) a Dancehall King celebrates another year of life, and while his family knows him as Moses Davis, the rest of the world knows him as Beenie Man! For over 40 years, he has been moved from child star, to a living legend. He commands stages, saved many events, and deserves to be called “Dancehall’s Greatest Entertainer“. Fittingly, that’s the title of our new Playlist made for Beenie Man!

For nearly 7 hours, you can tune into many songs that helped to build the legacy of Beenie Man. Whether you want to hear the “10 Year Old DJ Wonder“, 90s Beenie, his International collaborations, or the “King Of The Dancehall“, you will get more than your fill of hits from the man. Celebrate not only Beenie Man’s outstanding career, but his birthday! Let the tunes ring out! For more Playlists, check them out here.

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We Show Love To @TheAlkaline’s Career In Our Latest Playlist!


Today, we highlight a Dancehall Artist who has been doing his part in boosting the culture. Some love him, some hate him, but he has still managed to develop a ever growing fanbase, and keep the hits coming for nearly 10 years. His mama knows him as Earlan Bartley, but the world knows him as Alkaline! Recently, he released his highlight anticipated sophomore album, “Top Prize“. In recognition of the album and his successful career, we present to you, “From Di Baddest To The Detta Boss: The Alkaline Playlist“!

Featuring 93 (from his birth year of 1993) tracks which include hit songs, collaborations, and early singles, Alkaline has come a long way from being a very controversial Artist who stayed in beef, to being one of the most streamed Dancehall Artists ever. If you’re not doing much on Labour Day, we encourage all the Alkaline fans to press play on this Playlist, and build a vibe. What’s your favourite songs from the Vendetta Boss? If you’re new here, get familiar with Alkaline, and the rest of our Playlists here.

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Get Into Some Tracks That Sampled Dennis Brown In Our Latest Playlist!


On February 1st, the world celebrates the legend, the Icon, THE CROWN PRINCE OF REGGAE Dennis Emmanuel Brown’s birthday. This year marks his 64th birthday, and fans around the world keep his timeless hits in heavy rotation. February 1 also marks the beginning of Reggae Month celebrations in Jamaica. For those who have experienced Dennis Brown through speakers, headphones, or even live, it is truly an out of the world experience. While many can recall the hits, today we look back at some, and the songs that have sampled them in the “Sampling Dennis BrownPlaylist!

For nearly 2 hours, you not only hear some of Dennis Brown’s greatest tracks, but you get to hear artists from Naughty By Nature, to Damian Marley, to Richie Spice, to Protoje, to Kranium sampling them. What’s your favourite Dennis Brown song? Share your favourite or favourites below, and enjoy!

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.@CellularDada, @TarrusRileyJA & @SupaDups Celebrate The “Black Woman” On Special Remix


Canadian Vocalist Emanuel is an artist on the rise who has been making great strides this year. With vocals that touch many and possessing a steady following, it won’t be long till the world fully gets familiar with him. With a great debut single, “Need You“, and his “Alt Therapy SessionEP series taking flight before his 2021 debut album release, he is leaving marks in key places. Having made a huge impression with the single, “Black Woman” last month, he is joined by two Jamaican greats for the remix!

Produced by the legendary Supa Dups and featuring “Singy SingyTarrus Riley, Emanuel’s single gets a makeover filled with great Reggae production with an amazing pairing of vocals that will surely put a smile on the Black Queens worldwide. The original track featured production by the legendary Kardinal Offishall, John Fellner, and Ryan Bakalarczyk. Linking up with Tarrus according to Emanuel “felt like the stars were aligning“. “I know Tarrus Riley from going to the parties of my Jamaican friends where they play music that’s big and nostalgic for them. His song ‘She’s Royal’ is just huge, people are still bumping it in 2020! I think people really appreciate the legacy of that song and the link up is really big for what ‘Black Woman’ means and what I want the legacy of ‘Black Woman’ to be. To have him on it, it felt like the stars were aligning. I think the impact that this will have to the diaspora is amazing.” shared the Vocalist. “Black Woman (Remix)” is featured on his “Alt Therapy Session 2: Transformation” EP which now available!

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.@DZLRecords Branches Out With New Podcast Series


Jamaica’s creative scene is one that continues to grow and shed light on some of the country’s brightest talent. From Art, to Music, to Technology, creatives of all kinds step up on public platforms to showcase their work. To provide knowledge on the scene is Kingston based Record Label DZL Records with its new Podcast series, “Upful Vibes”.

A part of the label’s Dub Corner Media division, the “Upful Vibes” Podcast is hosted by the Label’s founder Dale “Dizzle” Virgo, the “Upful Vibes” Podcast covers happenings in music, books, and television, and takes a deep dive into the music business, current affairs, and much more. For listeners looking for more variety in the Podcast scene, “Upful Vibes” looks to tackle topics on a serious level, but provide a lot of fun and education throughout. Two episodes are already released, and features Dancehall Recording Artiste Starr Dane on the series debut, and prominent Filmmaker Rick Elgood on the latest episode. The Podcast is released on a weekly basis, and promises to fill a void in knowing the inner workings of the Entertainment business, and more.

The “Upful Vibes” Podcast is now available for streaming on Spotify and Apple Podcasts with distribution through Podcast Distribution platform Anchor. To stay up to date and reach out to DZL Records, visit DZLRecords.com, and follow the label on Twitter and Facebook at @DZLRecords, and on Instagram at @DZLRecords876. To stay up to date and do business with Dub Corner, visit DubCorner.com, and follow them on Twitter and Facebook at @DubCorner, and on Instagram at @DubCornerJA. To stay up to date with Dale “Dizzle” Virgo and be updated with his latest production work, follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @DaleVirgo, and on Facebook at @DaleProducer.

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