Social Responsibility (RIP Nipsey Hussle)

The community involvement of fallen rapper Nipsey Hussle lead to today’s topic: What is the social responsibility of the reggae artist who has gained notoriety in their community?

Nipsey Hussle

Click image to download the podcast now.

Kahlil Wonda argues that artists should first clean up their lyrics. This way word and sound equals the power to influence others.

AGARD argues that artists should organize people and perform good deeds in the community to effect positive change.


New Music Video: Mr. Vegas – “My Jam” (MV Music / Mr. 305 Records)

New Pop/Reggae Song & Video: Mr. Vegas - "My Jam" (MV Music / Mr. 305 Records)

New Pop/Reggae Song & Video: Mr. Vegas – “My Jam” (MV Music / Mr. 305 Records)

Producer Tony “CD” Kelly Releases Debut Videos for K.LICIOUS artists Atiba & Malica

Jamaican Super-Producer Tony "CD" Kelly

Jamaican Super-Producer Tony “CD” Kelly

Legendary Grammy winning Producer Tony CD Kelly Releases debut videos for K..LICIOUS artists Atiba & Malica.  It has been long awaited and the time has come.  Atiba & Malica are two of three artists signed to Tony Kelly’s K. Licious music group imprint.  Atiba’s “Love Is Blind” is produced by Jon Jon Web Jr. who won a GRAMMY for his work on Beyonce’s “Deja Vu” featuring Jay Z.  Malica’s “Best He Ever Had” was produced by the one and only Tony “CD” Kelly.

You would remember Tony “CD” Kelly for hit’s like Sean PaulLike Glue“, T.O.K. “My Crew, My Dogs”, Collie Buddz “Mamacita”,Mr. Vegas “Sucky Ducky”, Mr. Easy and Frisco Kid “Bashment Time”, DMX, Sean Paul & Mr. Vegas “Top Shotter”(Belly Sound Track), Wayne Wonder “No Holding Back” and so much more.  He now introduces you to two new talented artists.


Twitter @malicamusic


Twitter @atibaforeigner




Island Style Audio Added to Dancehall Juggling Center


This installment of Dancehall Juggling Center brings you audio highlights from the Friday, May 29, 2009 event Island Style at Aliyah’s in midtown Atlanta. Highlanda Sound juggled the night away providing dancehall vibes, along with soca and hip hop. Remember, this audio footage is ALL THE WAY LIVE and intended for mature audiences.

Right Click the file and select “Save As…” to download the entire mp3 file or just click to listen to the audio stream now. We sincerely hope you enjoy the selections. Please visit and for more information on Island Style, the premiere weekly Caribbean event in Atlanta.

Highlanda @ Aliyah’s 5.29.09, Island_Style.mp3 (MP3 Format Sound, 136 MB)

To Download Right Click above link and Save As…

1 Sweep Da Floor (Pop Champagne Remix) – Elephant Man
2 Pop Champagne – Ron Brownz
3 Arab Money (Remix) – Busta Rhymes feat. Rick Ross
4 Swagger Like Us (Remix) – T.I, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne & M.I.A
5 Money Changer (Arab Money Remix) – Mavado
6 Blame It (Remix) – Jamie Foxx feat. Busta Rhymes
7 Heartless – Kanye West
8 God Bless – Elephant Man
9 My Drink N’ My 2 Step – Cassidy feat. Swizz Beatz
10 I Get Money – 50 Cent
11 Road To Zion – Damian Marley feat. Nas
12 Money In The Bank – Swizz Beatz
13 Nothing – N.O.R.E.
14 Pass The Courvoisier – Busta Rhymes feat. P. Diddy
15 Say I – Christina Milian feat. Young Jeezy
16 Crazy In Love – Beyonce
17 Tambourine – Eve
18 Show Me What You Got – Jay-Z
19 Chi Chi Man – T.O.K
20 Bloodstain – Ward 21
21 Who Dem? – Capleton
22 Heights Of Great Men – Beenie Man
23 Karate – Sizzla
24 Online – Elephant Man
25 Dance The Angel – Harry Toddler
26 Bogle – Buju Banton
27 Sucky Ducky – Mr. Vegas
28 King Of The Dancehall – Beenie Man
29 Buss Your Gun – Singer J
30 Toy Friend – Beenie Man
31 Pump Up – Sizzla
32 Haters Wanna War – Elephant Man
33 Press Trigger – Mad Cobra
34 Badman Forward – Ding Dong
35 Stookie – QQ
36 Tek Way Yourself – Mr. Vegas
37 Hot Wuk – Mr. Vegas
38 Dutty Wine – Tony Matterhorn
39 Wha Dem A Do – Mavado
40 Badman Forward (Remix) – Ding Dong
41 Once More Again – Mavado
42 Just Dance (Day Rave Remix) – Lady Gaga
43 Dip Again – Elephant Man feat. Ding Dong
44 Weh Dem A Go – Vybz Kartel feat. Black Rhino
45 Real Killer – Mavado
46 Buddy Buddy – Charley Blacks
47 Turn It Around – Square One
48 Banana – Bunji Garlin
49 Heavy T – Faye-Ann Lyons
50 The Yeast – KMC
51 Plenty Gal (Remix) – Bunji Garlin feat. Beenie Man
52 We Done Deh – Bunji Garlin
53 Tanty Say – Benjai featuring Scarface
54 Give It Up – 3 Suns
55 Turnin’ Me On – Nina Sky
56 Move Your Body (Remix) – Nina Sky feat. Vybz Kartel
57 Dollar Sign – Vybz Kartel
58 I Am Bless – Mr. Vegas
59 Dem Nuh Want No Gal – Assassin
60 Nuh Linga – Elephant Man
61 Click Me Finger – Erupt
62 Sweep – Elephant Man
63 Water Man – Buju Banton
64 Guide And Protect – Assassin
65 So Special – Mavado
66 No Games – Serani

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]

Dancehall Now 19 – Spring 2009 New Releases

Buju Banton performing at New York's Apollo th...
Image via Wikipedia

This is the latest episode of the syndicated Dancehall Now podcast produced by Highlanda Sound System for March 27, 2009 featuring the very latest dancehall music in a full stereo radio broadcast format.

Dancehall Now is in keeping with Highlanda Sound’s stated mission to entertain and promote reggae music world wide. This show may contain language that may be considered by some to be offensive. Views expressed by artists and guests on this show are not necessarily shared or endorsed by Highlanda Sound.

Featured artists this week include Mavado, Busta Rhymes, Wyclef Jean, Damian Marley, The Game, Tarrus Riley, Beenie Man, Erup, Jay-Z, Screechie Don, MIA, I-Wayne, Marcia Griffiths, Busy Signal, Bragga, Buju Banton, Junior Reid, Assassin, Ding Dong, Anthony Cruz, Bounty Killer, Laden, Macka Diamond, Unicorn, Million Stylez, Prodigal Son, and Gramps Morgan.

Right Click the file and select “Save As…” to download the entire mp3 file or just click to listen to the audio stream now. We sincerely hope you enjoy the selections. Please send music, press information, comments, feedback, and requests to or feel free to comment here. If you like what you hear please subscribe to get automatic updates when new shows are added.

Direct MP3 Download Link (click link to download)


1 So Blessed (Remix) – Mavado/Busta Rhymes
2 Enemy – Wyclef Jean/Damian Marley/The Game
3 Back Bitter (Remix) – Tarrus Riley
4 Trample Dem – Erup/Nature
5 You Have It – Beenie Man
6 New York New York – Erup
7 Brooklyn We Go Hard (Remix) – Jay-Z/Screechie Don/MIA
8 Book Of Life – I-Wayne (live)
9 Automatic – Marcia Griffiths/Busy Signal
10 Dagga Dat – Bragga
11 Buy Love – Buju Banton
12 Some Say – Junior Reid
13 Wanna Be Gangsta – AK
14 Child Molester – Assassin
15 Man A Galis – Ding Dong
16 Different From Fi Dem – Anthony Cruz
17 Mama’s Love – Bounty Killer
18 Really Rate Me – Laden
19 Think Pon Mi – Macka Diamond/Unicorn
20 Everyday – Million Stylez
21 Head Caan Hot So – Prodigal
22 Wash The Tears – Gramps Morgan

Dancehall Now Episode 17 – The ‘I Wish I Was In Trinidad’ Edition

Soca singer Machel Montano performing at the 2...
Image via Wikipedia

Make sure to download this show for the exclusive combinations within such as the remix of ‘Brooklyn Go Hard’ which features Wayne Wonder, Foxxy Brown, M.I.A, and Jay-Z, & ‘Automatic’ by Marcia Griffiths and Busy Signal.

Since Trinidad Carnival (aka the greatest show on Earth) is currently taking place, this episode of Dancehall Now features Jamaica’s Dancehall King Beenie Man doing the Soca thing alongside Trinidad’s lyrical giant, Bunji Garlin on the remix of ‘Plenty Gal,’ a bonafied 2009 mega hit. Also in the mix is Beenie Man featuring Trini Jacobs with the Soca version of rapper T.I.’s ‘Live Your Life’ entitled ‘Superstar.’ Other carnival themed highlights featured are ‘Tonight’ by Reggae songstress Alaine featuring Machel Montano, and ‘Fly Away’ sung by Machel Montano and Collie Budz out of Bermuda.

Dancehall Now Episode 17 also includes new music from Daville, Vybz Kartel and Spice, Tarrus Riley, Laden, and Ms. Triniti featuring Beenie Man by request.

Right Click the file and select “Save As…” to download the entire mp3 file or just click to listen to the audio stream now. We sincerely hope you enjoy the selections and mixing. Please send your comments, feedback, and requests to or feel free to comment at If you like what you hear please subscribe to get automatic updates when new shows are added.

Dancehall Now Episode 17


1 Automatic – Marcia Griffiths/Busy Signal
2 Brooklyn We Go Hard (Remix) – Wayne Wonder/Foxy Brown/Jay-Z/M.I.A
3 You Have It – Beenie Man
4 Fly Away – Machel Montano HD feat. Collie Budz
5 Burnin Burnin – Ms. Triniti feat. Beenie Man
6 Human Nature – Tarrus Riley
7 U A De Boss – Sizzla
8 Baby Mother Drama – Kiprich
9 Time To Shine – Laden
10 Ramping Shop – Vybz Kartel feat. Spice
11 No Games (Remix) – Serani feat. Raekwon
12 Sleepless Nights – Buju Banton
13 Jah Live – Luciano
14 Tonight – Alaine feat. Machel Montano
15 Superstar – Beenie Man feat. Trini Jacobs
16 Plenty Gal (Remix) – Bunji Garlin feat. Beenie Man
17 Start A New – Tarrus Riley
18 The Best In Life – Sizzla
19 Missing You Right Now – Daville
20 Know How Fi Love Dem Up – Assassin feat. Josey Wales

Reblog this post [with Zemanta]