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.@MusicalYouth30’s “Pass The Dutchie” Featured In @Stranger_Things Season 4!


On May 27, the popular Netflix series “Stranger Things” premiered its 4th season. The series finds a group of kids experiencing various supernatural beings and events in 1980s Indiana. The new season was highly anticipated, and has been one of Netflix’s most watched products. While season 4 highlights plenty 80s aesthetic, the soundtrack also highlights some of the hits from that decade. One of the hits however, is a Reggae classic.

In episodes 4 and 6 of “Stranger Things” season 4, British boy band Musical Youth’s 1982 hit, “Pass The Dutchie” was featured. Produced by Peter Collins, this is a song about facing extreme poverty. This song was redone version of the Mighty Diamonds’ hit “Pass The Kutchie. More info on the track can be found here. The single has been been a historic one as it helped with Musical Youth being the first black group to have appeared in a Studio segment on MTV. We previously highlighted the track being featured in a South Park episode.

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Wayne Wonder’s “No Letting Go” Featured In New @AtlantaFX Episode!


It’s Friday, and we hope you’re getting a much needed break this weekend. Watched anything good this week? Familiar with the series, “Atlanta“? For 3 seasons it has been hailed as one of the best things to watch on Cable. Starring Recording Artist/Actor/Comedian Donald Glover, this season has been getting mixed reviews, but it’s overall a great watch. This season showed off a lil Caribbean vibe, and for its season finale, a Dancehall classic was featured.

Wayne Wonder’s 2002 hit, “No Letting Go” was featured in episode 10 of the series, “Atlanta”. Produced by Steven “Lenky” Marsden on the “Diwali Riddim“, this track helped to make Wayne Wonder a permanent fixture in the International Dancehall scene. The track was remixed by LL Cool J, and has been sampled by the likes of Akon, Tory Lanez, Kranium, and De La Ghetto.

“Atlanta” is now airing on FX.

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.@BobMarley & The Wailers’ “I Shot The Sheriff” Featured In @Showtime’s “The First Lady”!


It’s a new week, and we give thanks! Have you watched anything over the weekend? Care to share with us? This past weekend, the Showtime Network series, “The First Lady” aired their latest episode. The series is a reframing of American leadership, told through the lens of the Women at the heart of the White House. the series stars Viola Davis, Gillian Anderson, Dakota Fanning, and Michelle Pfeiffer. If you’ve been up to date with the series, a familiar Jamaican song may have caught your ears.

On episode 5 of “The First Lady”, Bob Marley & The Wailers’I Shot The Sheriff” made its way in the opening scene. Written by Bob Marley, produced by The Wailers and Chris Blackwell, and released through Island Records/Tuff Gong in 1973, “I Shot The Sheriff” is a chart topping classic. The single was featured on The Wailers’ 1973 album, “Burnin’“. The song has been covered by the likes of Eric Clapton, UB40, Howard Stern and Alpha Blondy, sampled and referenced by the likes of Warren G, Method Man, and Public Enemy, and had a few controversial moments through debates over its lyrics. “The First Lady” is now available for viewing on Showtime.

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Freddie McGregor’s “Bobby Babylon” Featured In New @WinningTimeHBO Episode!


Any of you watch the new HBO series “Winning Time“? It chronicles the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers Basketball team, both on and off the court. There are a few familiar faces in the series, and some of your favourite music too, but for their 3rd episode called “The Best Is Yet To Come“, a Reggae classic was featured.

Reggae Artist Freddie McGregor’s 1979 classic, “Bobby Babylon” was featured in the latest episode of “Winning Time”. Produced by Sir Coxsone Dodd for Studio One, “Bobby Babylon” was a hit for Freddie McGregor, and he along with the single lead to the resurgence of the Record Label in the early 1980s. The inclusion of “Bobby Babylon” in the series fits well with the 80s theme as the series focuses on the “Showtime Lakers“. “Winning Time” is now available for viewing every Sunday on HBO.

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YellowMan’s “Path Of Righteousness” Featured In New @BetterThingsFX Episode


What TV Show have you been watching recently? Is it good? If you’d like to recommend it, share with us in the comments section. We’re back again with another discovery in the “Finding Jamaican Music on TV” series. If you’re familiar with the FX series, “Better Things“, in episode 4 called “Ephemera” in the 5th season, a Dancehall/Reggae Icon’s song was featured.

The Iconic Deejay King Yellowman’sPath Of Righteousness” was the featured song in the new “Better Things” episode. The track was released through Goldenlane Records, and featured on the 2013 release of Yellowman’sReggae Essentials/Freedom” compilation album which comprised of re-recorded hits, and demo tracks. Better Things is an American comedy-drama television series that focuses on a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own.

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Classics From The Paragons & Tommy McCook Featured In New @DeathInParadise Episode!


Jamaican music continues to seep through some of your favourite pieces of content daily, and some of your favourite TV shows are continuing to get a piece of the vibes. Last week we highlighted a Popcaan classic being featured in “Power Book IV: Force, and this week we’re highlighting something from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Familiar with the series called “Death In Paradise“? Then follow this article for more.

On the 8th episode of the 11th series/season of “Death In Paradise”, classics from Jamaican Icons The Paragons and Tommy McCook were featured. The Paragons were up first with their classic, “Man Next Door” a.k.a. “I’ve Got To Get Away“. The single was released in 1968 through a few labels including Duke Records and Amalgamated Records, and featured vocals from the late John Holt and Bob Andy. Tommy McCook & The Supersonics were next up later in the episode with their 1970 classic, “Reggae Merengue“. This Instrumental was released through Treasure Isle Records, and was sampled by UK Artist Lily Allen.

“Death In Paradise” is a British–French crime drama television series that is set on the fictional Island of Saint Marie. Jamaican Actress Shantol Jackson is featured in Series/Season 11 as Sergeant Naomi Thomas.

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