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We Look Back At @LenkyMarsden’s “Diwali Riddim” In Our Throwback Playlist Series!


Happy Friday everyone! While many of us are in the middle of Black Friday shopping all over the world, and our American friends are still sleepy after their Thanksgiving feasts, we thought we’d put a lil pep in your step. Bringing back our #13thStreetThrowback Playlist series, we go back to the year 2002 to check out the “Diwali Riddim“!

Produced by StevenLenkyMarsden and released through the 40/40 Label, the Riddim gave us plenty memorable tracks from the likes of General Degree, Wayne WonderBuju Banton, Danny English, and timeless hits like a track called “Get Busy” by Sean Paul (which was featured on a multiplatinum album), and a duo named Brick & Lace with the hit, “Love Is Wicked“. The Riddim has also been sampled by Tiwa Savage, Thutmose, Lumidee, and a certain Superstar by the name of Rihanna.

Get ready to dance! Check out this and many other Playlists here. Do remember to share with a friend. Show us some love/follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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Book A Weed Trip Today With Our “Flight 4/20 Playlist”!


It’s that time again as Stoners all around the world unite in the “Smokeathon” on 4/20! No matter your strain of marijuana, weed, herb, or Mary, music is a great companion for your many sessions. Today we bring to you our special 420 playlist called “The Flight 4/20 Playlist“! Featuring music from some of your favourite weed connoisseurs, you’ll enjoy it just as much as the many herbs you’ll consume today. Get your passport, grinder, and spliffs ready, it’s time to take flight! Check out the playlist below, and follow us on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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Road To The Reggae Grammy: We Look Back At The Nominations Of 2004!


With the staging of the 60th Grammy Awards drawing near, we thought we’d look back at some of years where the Reggae Grammy was won. While many know of the winners, we also want to look back at some of the nominees. To close off our series, today we’ll look at the year 2004.

Nominees

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1. Buju Banton – Friends For Life

The early 2000’s saw a wave of Dancehall/Reggae Music crossing over on to the American music scene. Buju Banton was one of the Artists recognized during that time when his 2003 Album “Friends For Life” received a Grammy nomination. Featuring a whopping 19 tracks, it included the Nadine Sutherland assisted “What Am I Gonna Do”, “Sha La La”, and “Mr. Nine”.

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2. Burning Spear – Freeman

The legendary Burning Spear brought along his message music in the 2000s and it showed people were receiving it when his 2003 Album “Freeman” got a Grammy nomination. Consisting of 12 tracks, it included “Hey Dready”, “Old School”, and “We Feel It”.

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NEW VIDEO: @TheReleaseJA Season 3: Ep. 6


The Release” is an Entertainment Program featured on Hype TV  and Sun City Radio every Tuesday at 8:30 PM, with repeats on Thursday and Saturday at 6:30 PM. Hosted by Talisa Taylor, the program features some of the newest entertainment releases and upcoming events. In this week’s episode we caught up with Wayne Wonder and Fabian on their careers and upcoming projects, Sun City Radio’sDivas In Reggae” week with Shuga, highlights from Sun City’s High School Disc Jock Competition, music picks of the week and more! If you want to check out seasons 1 and 2, and previous releases, look here. To get your releases featured, please email thereleaseent@gmail.com and tell them 13thStreetPromotions sent you. Check out the latest releases below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @OnstageTV Interviews @WayneWonder25


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Fresh off his successful performance at Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records, Wayne Wonder hopped onto the Onstage set to have a chat with Winford Williams. Here he spoke about  his success over the years, his “No Letting Go” single from 2003, his experiences as mainstream artist, advice for the young artists, his plans for the future, and his album “My Way“. Good interview, always great to see top artists giving the public giving insights on the mechanics of their careers. It’s never easy but it can be fruitful once done properly. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Mixtape Movements: DJ Fusion (@Da_Fuse) – 90’s Dashout Dancehall BB Mix


Also on the list for this friday’s entertainment is DJ Fusion’s entry. Titled “90’s Dancehall Dashout BB Mix” and as the name suggests, do watch out for ladies going wild on the spot. Featuring some of the best songs from Mad Cobra, Buju Banton, Capelton, Beenie Man, Shabba Ranks and many others. 23 minutes of memories, music and madness. Check out the SoundCloud below or download and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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