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We Look Back At Jeremy Harding’s “Playground Riddim” In Our Throwback Playlist Series!


Recently, UK Recording Artist Mahalia released her Burna Boy featured single, “Simmer. Today, we show respect to the sample. Going into Playlist Mode yet again, we look back at the “Playground Riddim” in our #13thStreetThrowback Playlist Series! The Riddim was released in 1997 and produced by Jeremy Harding for his 2 Hard Label. It birthed the classics “Nike Air” by Mr. Vegas, “Pet & Pamper” by Mad Cobra, “Infiltrate” by Sean Paul, and the mega hit, Who Am I” a.k.a. “Sim Simma by Beenie Man! The Riddim was also sampled by UK Artists Krept & Konan, US Rapper Bizzy Bone, and UK DJ/Producer Spooky Bizzle.

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We Look Back At Danny Browne’s “Filthy Riddim” In Our Throwback Playlist Series!


With Nicki Minaj’sMegatron” single out and doing numbers, it’s only right you get a quick history lesson on the sample. Assisting with that, we go into Playlist mode and highlight the “Filthy Riddim” in our #13thStreetThrowback Playlist Series! The Riddim was released in 1998 and produced by Danny Browne for Mainstreet Records. It gave birth to some classics including Lady G.’sBreeze Off“, Spragga Benz’sShe Nuh Ready Yet“, Mr. Vegas‘ “Heads High“, and General Degree’sTraffic Blocking“.

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GET TO KNOW: @BriggyBenz


The Dancehall arena has a new rising sensation who is combining raw musical talent with the skillful ability to vibrantly perform on stage and thoroughly entertain a large audience. Offering a refreshing dose of positive and appealing tunes, he is just what the Dancehall has been waiting for.

He is Briggy Benz, also known as Damion Grant. His current song, “Get Gyal Easy” is a lyrical masterpiece taking the airwaves by storm. Throughout his numerous years in the dancehall world, Briggy has showcased unbridled talent, delivering high-quality music that is embraced by the masses. His talent coupled with his congenial personality provides him with a strong advantage of appealing to a culturally diverse audience.

At the young age of ten years old Briggy was introduced to the dancehall world by mentor and family member Spragga Benz. The two Benzes in collaboration with their Red Square colleagues voiced “Gi We Dem” a song that became a local hit receiving heavy rotation on top-performing Jamaican radio stations.

In more recent years, Briggy has proven that he is an entertainer who embodies the true meaning of being a dancehall artist possessing versatility and lyrics in great quantity. He remains mindful of the contents of his lyrics and delivers songs that are consistent with the roots of hardcore Dancehall.

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NEW VIDEO: @OnstageTV Interviews @XycloneREDSQ


Finally making to the Onstage set is an artist who has been making moves for years, Xyclone! Here he spoke about his beginnings, being a college graduate and pursuing music full time, the Dancehall scene in the DMV, being signed to Spragga Benz’s Red Square Productions, upcoming projects and more. He also premiered “Shut Up“, his newest single and video with Red Rat. Check out the Interview below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: @SpraggaBenz3 x @AgentSasco x Red Square – Gi Wi Dem (2000)


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With Agent Sasco a.k.a. Assassin being a fixture in entertainment news overseas, today’s Oldies Sunday takes you back to one of the first times you’ve heard the artist born Jeffrey Campbell. Titled “Gi Wi Dem” and produced by Ward 21 for King Jammy’s Production in 2000 on the “Trilogy Riddim“, this was a clique record where Spragga Benz gave many an introduction to his Red Square Crew. The crew, comprised of Assassin, Spragga Benz, Sugar Slick, Greg Hines, Briggy, Natty Chris, and Limousine, all dropped lyrics about being available for any woman that comes their way with the proclamation that they will always be in their thoughts, hearts and souls.

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Mixtape Movements: @DJLeviChin Presents: World Of Music Series Vol. 1


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On this edition of Throwback Thursday, DJ Levi Chin aims to hit Dancehall lovers with a new Mixtape. In the first of his “World Of Music Series“, he drops over an hour of throwback Dancehall music. Featuring the likes of Beenie Man, Bounty Killa, Mr. Vegas, Merciless, Spragga Benz, Lady G, and T.O.K., this is sure to bring you back to the times when you first heard these hits. Always a great effort from DJ Levi Chin. Want to book him for your party? Give him a link and tell him I sent you. Check out the mix below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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