International ‘Top Rated 8’ – The HOTTEST 8 reggae and dancehall songs for the week of October 23, 2013 as heard on ‘Da Music Vault with Kahlil Wonda’ radio broadcast via Daflavaradio.com Wednesdays 6-9pm EST.
Mavado returns to Jamaica for Boxing Day to ‘BRING THE STING’ for the 30th anniversary celebration at Jamworld alongside US Rap star 2 Chainz and legendary dancehall star Super Cat.
The full line-up for Sting 30 will be announced at a press conference in Jamaica next month. This 30th anniversary celebration will be held under the theme ‘Sting 30, Bring The Sting Jamaica Party 2013.’
Check out the Dancehall Now Mix Show segment curated by ĀGARD for 10.2.13, featuring the hottest riddims in the mix.
Win Riddim (Fresh Ear Production):
1 Win Version – Fresh Ear Production
2 My Heart (Hopeless Romantic) – Chevaughn
3 My Baby – Voicemail
4 Top Setter Girls – TOK
5 Music – Bugle
6 Life Of The Party – Charly Black
7 We Want Some More – Demarco
8 Me & My Links – Beenie Man
Toasted Riddim (Teetimus & TJ Records):
10 Wine & Don’t Stop – Masicka
11 Pum Pum Medley – RDX
12 Who Say – Ninja Kid
13 Boom Flick – Aidonia
14 Big People Ting – Konshens
15 Ordinary – Mad Cobra
16 You Me Say – Vybz Kartel
Last of the Mohicans Riddim:
17 Single – Fambo
18 Stop – Ward 21
19 Good So – Peppery
20 Who Nuh Rate We – Baby Boom
21 Ganja Smoke – Delly Ranx
22 J.a.m.a.i.c.a. – Froggy Maddsquad
23 Bun It Up – Taranchyla
Mixed Flava Riddim:
25 Turn It For Me – Wayne Wonder & Liquid
26 Daily Drama – Delly Ranx & Raine Seville
27 All Eyez On We – Esco & Xean Don
28 Talk Fi Mi – Froggy & Patexx
30 Rune Weh – Taranchyla & Bling Dawg
Raw Cut Riddim:
31 Feeling Free – Taurus Riley
32 Anyweh – Konshens
33 Brukout – Movado
34 Do Di Ting – Sean Paul
Brixton Bounce Riddim:
35 Mad Dem – Raine Seville
36 Gal Dem Love Me – Voicemail
37 Dilly Dally – Munga
38 Straight Like Arrow – Flexxx
39 We A Hustle – Konshens
40 Di Baddest – Mad Cobra
41 How We Living – Konshens
42 Clean Like God – Demarco
43 Next Top Model – Agent Sasco
44 Moggela Dance – Voicemail & Flippa Moggela
Club Famous Riddim:
45 Burn It Up – Fambo
46 Gal Ah Talk Bout Mi – Beenie Man
47 Still Famous – Bounty Killer
Here is the latest podcast of the international “Top Rated 8 Dancehall Reggae Countdown” featuring the top 8 reggae and dancehall songs of the week.
8 – Smile Jamaica – Chronixx – Silky Walks Records
7 – At The Top (Just Us) – Mavado – Armzhouse Records
6 – Call Angola – Jah Bouks -Sunizes Entertainment
5 – Watch Out For This – Major Lazer feat. Busy Signal, The Flexican & F.S. Green – Secretly Canadian/Mad Decent Production
4 – Convertible – Vybz Kartel – UIM Records
3 – I AMâ€¦I SAID – MIKEY SPICE -JOE FRASER RECORDS
2 – Other Side Of Love – Sean Paul – Atlantic Records
1 – HERE COMES TROUBLE – CHRONIXX- OVERSTAND RECORDS
– Listen to the Top Rated 8 Dancehall Reggae Countdown 10-2-13 Podcast.
It’s time to go for the gold, with Reggae Gold 2013!
Reggae Gold is the ultimate reggae music compilation with the big hits and crucial crossover tracks from the past 12 months. Reggae Gold also features a bonus disc of 11 classic reggae hits from the past.
Reggae Gold is the cornerstone of Reggae music in the US mainstream and urban market for the reggae genre for 18 years and counting. Summertime means reggae music and Reggae Gold is leading the pack with today’s hottest artists.
Benny Page releases a free download of his new official remix of Snoop Lion’s “Lighters Up,” ahead of preparing his 1st studio album.
This remix adds to his catalogue of major artist remixes for the likes of Gyptian, B.o.B, Nas, Jessie J and Tinnie Tempah.
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UK producer and DJ, Benny Page is currently preparing studio sessions in both the UK and Jamaica for his 1st studio album.
The eclectic sounds of the album draw from influences ranging from dancehall to trap, reggae to drum & bass and dubstep, and is being voiced by some of the finest upcoming and established dancehall and reggae talent from around the world.
Presently Benny’s management is scouting for any vocal artists interested in being part of the project. To get involved please contact his management at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jamaican imprint Tad’s Record releases its highly anticipated annual hit series, Roots Rocking Reggae, on Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
Now celebrating its third year of showcasing the very best in roots reggae music from throughout the current year, the Roots Rocking Reggae series is a proven hit with fans and the answer to what was missing in reggae music.
The compilation features the top reggae singers in the genre, including Tarrus Riley, Jah Cure, I-Octane, Chronixx, I-Wayne, Iba Mahr and even dancehall stars Mavado, Tanya Stephens, Macka Diamond, and singersAlaine and Christopher Martin, take a turn on this 23-track melodic montage that is bound to satisfy every reggae fan.
“Roots Rocking Reggae is one of the new series that we recently embarked on, and with the successes of the first two volumes, we realized that it would be an injustice to deprive the avid reggae fan of the opportunity to experience a third volume,” states Tad Dawkins, President of Tad’s Record.
This year’s rendition lives up to its name with hit singles such as “Gimme Likkle One Drop” by Tarrus Riley, “From The Heart” by Jah Cure,“Ain’t No Giving Up” by Chronixx, “What About The Poor” by I-Octane,“Let Jah Lead The Way” by Iba Mahr and “Mirror” by Da’Ville, just to name a few of the masterpieces on this must-have collection for reggae music lovers.
“Musical sensation Chronixx is one of the highlights of the album, and all the other talents featured are seasoned stars in the industry, whose sounds are undoubtedly an exceptional representation of the industry,” Dawkins added. “Providing the Ultimate Reggae Experience is what Tad’s Record is known for and so with Roots Rocking Reggae Vol. 3, we made sure not to disappoint.”
Roots Rocking Reggae Vol. 3 – Various Artists is now available worldwidefrom all major digital retailers, including iTunes and Amazon, from Tad’s Record. For more information, please visit tadsrecord.com.
Tad’s Record brings the heat with this year’s hottest dancehall songs, all on one album, with their latest release The Ultimate 2013 – Various Artists, available worldwide on June 25, 2013, with pre-order available now.
Featuring the biggest names in dancehall music currently, The Ultimate 2013 sets the soundtrack for the year and is the only album where you will find all of your favorite new dancehall tunes.
The physical album boasts 26 sizzling singles, and the digital album contains 36 tracks, 10 of them being raw or explicit versions of singles from the physical album.
“The Ultimate 2013 is the latest release of our flagship ‘Various Artists’ compilation albums,” states Tad Dawkins, President of Tad’s Record. “It is the sixth production and we truly believe that it is the best yet.”
It spotlights recent dancehall hits such as “Live My Life” by Mavado, “Gal A Gimmi Bun” by I-Octane, “Judgment” by Chronixx and “Lighter” by Vybz Kartel, along with an extend playlist of other dancehall staples to keep the party going all year long.
“The Ultimate 2012 received rave reviews, especially since it featured major acts such as Baby Cham, but The Ultimate 2013 has topped that by featuring new singing sensation Chronixx,” discloses Dawkins. “Each year we endeavor to live up to our tag line of providing ‘the ultimate reggae experience’ and we are confidently satisfied in the job that we have been doing thus far.”
The Ultimate 2013 will be available worldwide on June 25, 2013 from all major digital retailers, including iTunes and Amazon, from Tad’s Record. Pre-order of the album is available now. For more information, please visit tadsrecord.com.
Intro – Hulk Hogan 0:15Bunji Garlin – Ready for the road (Major Lazer Dub Remix) 3:41 The Partysquad – Lion 5:52 Kid Kamillion/Rod Lee – Get Yo Handz up 7:15 KW Griff feat. Pork Chop – Bring In the Katz 9:35 Blasterjaxx – Miami (Original Mix) 12:07 GTA & Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike ft. Wolfpack – Turn It Up 14:22 Bauuer – Slip 15:56Sister Nancy – Bam Bam (FASTA Boombahton Bootleg) 19:30Diplo and M83 – Express City (Benzi Short Redo) 21:37 Macklemore – Thrift Shop (Bounce Edit Benzi Refix) 22:12 Pepe y Otto – Culo 22:23 Action (Richie Beretta 7th Grade Dance Remix) 24:25 Alesia and DJ Snake – Bird Machine 26:42 Popcaan – Talk Bout We (Major Lazer Remix) 28:17 Mavado – Wah Dem A Do (Major Lazer Remix) 29:14 Bunji Garlin – So & So (Doc Jones Remix) 31:16 Jeff Retro – What U Came For (Trap to Toe Tap Remix) 33:22 Kid Khamillion and Dirk Diamonds – Blood Rave 36:28 Krafty Kuts – Feel Like Jumping 39:04 Gangnam Style – PSY (강남스타일) (Diplo Remix) 40:10 Yellow Claw & Cesqeaux – IBETCHU 41:16 Trap- Treat Me Right 43:26 Trap- Boom Clash (Major Lazer Remix)
Jamaican imprint Tad’s Record releases the latest installation in their hit dancehall compilation series, Phantom Vol. 3, available worldwide now.
The album features the biggest names in dancehall music and showcases the hottest tunes straight from the dance halls in Jamaica, to keep the genre alive and fans satisfied year-round.
Boasting 31 electrifying singles, Phantom Vol. 3 features hit singles that are already tearing up the airwaves in Jamaica, including I-Octane with “Gal A Gimmie Bun,” Mavado with “Million Dollar Man” and Vybz Kartel with”Lighter.”
The album also sees the likes of dancehall heavy-hitters Konshens,Popcaan and Tommy Lee Sparta, giving aficionados the very best in dancehall music today.
“Phantom Vol. 3 is our third installment in the hit series, which has found a home with dancehall fans around the globe,” reveals Tad Dawkins, President of Tad’s Records.
“Each year, Tad’s Records strives to bring the latest and best music from the Jamaican music industry to the global fan base and this album fulfills that mission.
It also makes obvious that the genre is alive and well, both at home and internationally.”
Phantom Vol. 3 is now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, including iTunes and Amazon, from Tad’s Record. For more information,please visit tadsrecord.com.
1. Konshens – No Hesitation (I’m Coming) 2. I-Octane – Gal a Gimmi Bun 3. Mavado – Mr Tek Weh Yu Gal 4. Tommy Lee Sparta – ExplicitBun Nu Nu (Raw) 5. Tommy Lee Sparta – Bun Nu Nu (Clean) 6. Popcaan – Naughty Girl 7. Popcaan – When We Party 8. Vybz Kartel – Lighter 9. I-Octane – Bun It and Laugh 10. Vybz Kartel – ExplicitWeed Smoker (Raw) 11. Vybz Kartel – Weed Smoker (Clean) 12. Mavado – Million Dollar Man 13. Mavado – At the Top 14. Vybz Kartel – Mr Bleach Chin 15. Mavado – ExplicitMarch Out (Raw) 16. Mavado – March Out (Clean) 17. Konshens – ExplicitFrom Yuh See Me (Raw) 18. Konshens – From Yuh See Me (Clean) 19. I-Octane – Buss a Blank 20. Popcaan – ExplicitKilla From Me Born (Raw) 21. Popcaan – Killa From Me Born (Clean) 22. Tommy Lee Sparta – ExplicitDem Nuh Bad (Raw) 23. Tommy Lee Sparta – Dem Nuh Bad (Clean) 24. Tommy Lee Sparta – ExplicitDi Mechanic (Raw) 25. Tommy Lee Sparta – Di Mechanic (Clean) 26. Konshens – ExplicitBad Gal (Raw) 27. Konshens – Bad Gal (Clean) 28. Popcaan – ExplicitCoolie Gyal (Raw) 29. Popcaan – Coolie Gyal (Clean) 30. I-Octane – Fly Ova Badmind 31. Tommy Lee Sparta – Lyrical Bomber
Dancehall star David “Mavado” Brooks makes history as the first Caribbean artist to receive an exclusive video premiere on Billboard, with his new single “Take It” featuring Karian Sang.
Distributed by Zojak World Wide and produced by Troyton Music, the blockbuster dancehall pop single debuted back in September and has been steadily gaining momentum on the international market, peaking at #1 on the BBC 1Xtra and Choice-FM charts in December, and also hitting #1 on CHRY 105.5FM in Toronto.
The track also steams up airwaves in South Florida on Miami’s hit station WEDR-99Jamz, and continues to enjoy airplay on reggae specialty programming, globally.
Dancehall Star is First Caribbean Artist to Receive an Exclusive Billboard Video Premiere
“Zojak World Wide/Troyton Music utilized top tier radio DJ pools to get the track played in major markets,” states Zoe Espitia, CEO of Zojak World Wide. “The company also secured radio interviews with commercial stations in the US and Canada, and enlisted Rhona Fox of Fox Fuse as the PR for the video.”
Signed to We The Best/YMCMB, Mavado continues to thrill dancehall fans by staying true to the genre, despite his evolving move beyond dancehall borders.
“Now aligned with a powerful hip-hop conglomerate, Mavado nonetheless has pledged allegiance to the music that birthed his career,”writes Billboard journalist Patricia Meschino, in the exclusive premiere on March 4, 2013.