Jamaica, land of beauty! There is something really special about the Island known as “The Land of Wood & Water“, and no matter what’s going on, many are proud to call it home. Today, Recording Artist Raine Seville joins her 7 year old Daughter Layla-Rei in a patriotic new single, “Big Up Jamaica“. Produced by Seville Records and Tekktroniic Muziq and sampling the infamous “Stalag Riddim” (originally by Winston Riley), Layla-Rei lets us in on what makes Jamaica so unique while Mama Raine provides backup. From our unique culture, sights, music, to names who have represented us on the world stage, you won’t regret knowing and experiencing JamRock! Word is a music video for this is dropping on Independence Day (August 6), but you can stream the single in the meantime on Apple Music, Spotify, and Tidal. Can you name other Jamaican Mother/Daughter duos? We love this! Check out the track, and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.
If you’re a listener of West Coast Hip Hop, you were aware of the release of “Victory Lap” this week. The highly anticipated Album by LA Rapper/Entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle saw the light after 7 years of waiting. Featuring 16 tracks, fans can tune in and hear the lyrics from one of West Coast Hip Hop’s most respected figures. While the Album has features, one familiar voice may have caught many off guard, and it was the voice of Dancehall Artist Konshens! Appearing on track 9, “Succa Proof“, Konz assisted Nipsey with some badman lyrics and showed listeners the 876/213 link up! The track was produced by DJ Khalil, Mike & Keys, and Rance, the track has already been shown to be a favourite so far on Social Media. Aside from features, Konshens has been working on new music, including dropping more songs with a message. “Victory Lap” is now available on all Digital Music Streaming services. Check out “Succa Proof” below.
He was mentioned in our “15 Artists To Watch Out For In Summer 2017” post, but today Khxos unleashes his long awaited debut Album, “Dopamine (Now On iTunes)“! Featuring 13 tracks with production from the likes of Class One Music, One Time Music, LMR Productions, and an appearance from Recording Artists Chevaughn and Chargii, “Dopamine” promises to take you on a higher level, intensify emotions, and have the urge to keep the music on repeat! The project is available on all online Digital Music platforms including Apple Music and Tidal, but for a limited time it’s available for streaming on Soundcloud. Get familiar below!
Releasing another single off his debut, “The Initiative” is Rapper Slim I.D. Titled “Black Supremacy” and produced by Javi, Slim speaks on his dreams to achieve plenty as a black man, reflecting on what black people went through, and his ambitions to be “Black and Rich“. Slim I.D. has been bringing his product to the world and you can own a piece of it by purchasing “The Initiative” off iTunes, Amazon, Google Music, and keeping the project on repeat on Spotify and Tidal. Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.