Jamaica Reggae Ska Rocksteady Hip Hop Pop Music EDM 13thStreetPromotions 13thStreetPromo Toots Hibbert Toots & the Maytals Caribbean Sample Sampling Toots & The Maytals Spotify Tidal Playlist

We Look Back At Songs That Sampled @TootsMaytals In Our Latest Playlist!


On September 11, 2020, the world lost a legend named Toots Hibbert. A pioneer in Jamaican music, he has been heralded near and far as the inventor of Reggae. His contributions to music are vast, and he and The Maytals have inspired generations. Up until news of his failing health, he was working on music and performing. Yesterday we paid tribute to him by highlighting the song that gave Reggae its name. Today, we highlight some of the songs that sampled and covered Toots & The Maytals through our latest Playlist.

From Foxy Brown, to Vanilla Ice, to Tone-Loc, to Lucky Dube, to Romain Virgo, you can relive the moments you’ve heard the classic singles, and learn about the music that paid homage to the classics. Frederick Nathaniel Hibbert paved the way for many, and we respect and honour him over here. Thank you for your life, your music, and your energy Toots Hibbert. Walk good!

Check out the Playlist below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

Continue reading “We Look Back At Songs That Sampled @TootsMaytals In Our Latest Playlist!”

Jamaica Toots Hibbert The Maytals Do The Reggae Caribbean 13thStreetPromotions 13thStreetPromo Reggae Reggay Music Rocksteady Ska Oldies Oldies Sunday Old School 1968

OLDIES SUNDAY: @TootsMaytals – Do The Reggay (1968)


Today’s Oldies Sunday is dedicated to the late Frederick “Toots” Hibbert. A man who knew a thing or few about longevity, Toots Hibbert is the originator of the genre we know as “Reggae“. A man who inspired generations, created hits, and looked good doing it all, the world was definitely rocked when he made his transition on September 11. As founder and member of The Maytals, today we highlight the selection, “Do The Reggay“.

Produced by Leslie Kong and released through the Beverley’s Records in 1968, “Do The Reggay” was made to accompany a popular dance of the same name. While the song didn’t feature complex lyrics, it provided fun sounds that prompted listeners to get into a groove. Through the release of the single, Toots Hibbert is named as a pioneer of Reggae music as “Do The Reggay” marked a shift from the Ska and Rocksteady eras of music into a new genre of more upbeat sounds, and generations of new artists.

Today, regardless of anything, we just want you to enjoy the music, and remember one of the greatest artists to ever emerge from Jamaica. Rest in Peace Toots Hibbert, and thank you for the classics! Check out the track below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

Continue reading “OLDIES SUNDAY: @TootsMaytals – Do The Reggay (1968)”

Jamaica, UK, USA, Dancehall, Ska, Reggae, Music, Blog, 13thStreetPromotions, 13thStreetPromo, #13thStreetThrowback, Playlist, Tidal, Apple Music, Spotify, Bam Bam, The Maytals, Toots & The Maytals, Chaka Demus and Pliers, Murder She Wrote, Sample, Jason Derulo, Too Hot, Nicki Minaj, Freaks, What A Bam Bam, Caribbean,

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!

Check out the Playlist below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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

Jamaica, Rocksteady, Reggae, Music, Blog, 13thStreetPromotions, 13thStreetPromo, Coors Light, Coors, Coors Light Beer, Beer, Toots Hibbert, Toots & The Maytals, Pressure Drop, Commercial, TV, Ad, Caribbean,

.@TootsMaytals’ “Pressure Drop” Featured In New @CoorsLight Commercial!


When you’ve had a long day on the road or at work, there’s nothing better than coming home to relax. We have many ways to relax, we fall asleep immediately on the couch or bed, we take a bath or shower, or we get some wine or beer. In Beer giant Coors’ latest Commercial for their Light Beer, one woman not only cracks a can of Beer to relax, but she takes off her Bra! While many women can relate to letting the Tatas be free, we recognized the Commercial’s soundtrack, “Pressure Drop” by the legendary Toots & The Maytals! Released in 1969, this was produced by Leslie Kong and featured on the Band’s “Monkey Man” (1970) and “From The Roots” (1973) albums. The song helped Toots & The Maytals gain International recognition as it was featured in the classic Film, “The Harder They Come” (which was recently released on Blu-ray).

A song about revenge, but in the form of Karma, “Pressure Drop” became one of Toots & The Maytals’ most memorable singles, and was included in Rolling Stone’s500 Greatest Songs Of All Time” list at #453. It was also featured in the soundtrack for “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas“. Relax and check out the Commercial below, and share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

Continue reading “.@TootsMaytals’ “Pressure Drop” Featured In New @CoorsLight Commercial!”

Jamaica, Ska, Reggae, Music, Blog, 13thStreetPromo, 13thStreetPromotions, Toots & The Maytals, Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon, Marley, Funky Kingston, The Maytals, Toots Hibbert,

The Iconic @TootsMaytals Double Up On Performances On @FallonTonight!


Jamaican music is still winning, don’t forget that. Recently, the legendary Toots & The Maytals blessed The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’s set, and gave them a double dose of that good music. Performing the classic “Funky Kingston“, they also premiered a new single titled “Marley“. Fans will love this, and others will learn about one of the Jamaican staples. Funny enough, yesterday we featured a single from Toots Hibbert’s Grandson, Blizzi that you can check out here. Check out the performances below, and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

Find us on Apple News!

Continue reading “The Iconic @TootsMaytals Double Up On Performances On @FallonTonight!”

Jamaica, Dancehall, Music, Blog, 13thStreetPromo, 13thStreetPromotions, King Blizzi, Savone, DJBlizzardMusic, Good Time, Legacy EP, Caribbean, Summer, Summertime, Pop Music, Entertainment,

.@DJBlizzardMusic Is Here For A “Good Time” With Savone Assisted Single


It’s still party time over here, so get in this club! To join in on the summer fun, DJ/Producer/Producer Blizzi took time out from cooking up his upcoming project to release, “Good Time“! Produced by DJ Blizzard Music and featuring Singer Savone, Blizzi drops a song that has that chilling on the beach/laying up in a hammock/seeing the view from the 50th floor of the Penthouse vibe. Blizzi’s laid back flow, Savone’s syrupy vocals and a sample from Toots Hibbert & The Maytal’s54-46 Was My Number” are key to keeping this one on repeat. For those unfamiliar, Blizzi is the Grandson of the legendary Toots Hibbert who has been doing his thing for quite some time. If you’re not picturing yourself hitting the road and escaping all the stress, you need to listen to this a few more times. Check out the track below, and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

Find us on Apple News!

Continue reading “.@DJBlizzardMusic Is Here For A “Good Time” With Savone Assisted Single”