Major Label Love

Last week Protoje announced that his Indiggnation Collective (including Lila Ike and Sevana) has inked a multi-album deal with RCA Records.  We discuss this historic singing and the recent trend of major label A&R’s paying attention to Jamaican talent.

 

Tastemaker:

  • Alicia Keys – Underdog (Remix) ft. Chronixx and Protoje.
  • Lila Ike – I Spy
  • Stalk Ashley – Young

Soundclash Update:

  • Walshy Fire’s Quarantine Clash 3 – Heavy Hammer (Italy) vs. Poison Dart (Florida).
  • Major Hype’s Clash Series – Jazzy T from Renaissance vs. Steelie Bashment.
  • DJ Premier vs. The Rza
  • Irish and Chin’s “Put In On The Table”

 

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Who runs Jamaica?

This episode examines the dichotomy that is the incarcerated, gold-selling, chart-topping, and ever polarizing Vybz Kartel. His murder conviction was recently upheld by the Jamaican appeals court. Also, he won the Best Male Dancehall Artist category at the International Reggae and World Music Awards in Jamaica for the last two years in a row.

 

Buzzworthy

3:10 – Tory Lanez IG Live shut down.
5:04 – Reggae community responses to COVID19.

The Tastemaker

11:41 – Coronavirus and quarantine themed reggae/dancehall songs from Sizzla, Luciano, Ding Dong, Kabaka Pyramid, Christopher Martin, Ce’Cile, Christafari, Ed Robinson, DYCR, Silver Kat, Zagga, Mr. Vegas and more.

Soundclash Update

22:10 – Walshy Fire’s second Quarantine Clash featuring Bobby Konders (Massive B) versus Jazzy T (Renaissance).
26:40 – Major Hype (Massive B) versus Nore (Afrique).

Main Segment

32:45 – What matters more to Kartel fans, his songs or whether he committed the murder?
44:10 – Would more people attend a Vybz Kartel concert than Buju Banton’s Long Walk To Freedom concert in Jamaica?
54:04 – What would the dancehall industry be like if Vybz Kartel was never allowed to record music in prison?

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Entertainer of the Year

A hilarious conversation about the winners from the 38th annual IRAWMA and the accuracy of our predictions. We also have lots of updates from the reggae world in this 2nd quarantine episode.

 

Intro:

0:43 – AGARD Quarantine mixes.
 

Buzzworthy Segment:

3:13 – “Toast” in Life Water commercial. Koffee featured in Newsweek Magazine.
5:26 – DJs spinning live on social media: D-Nice, DJ Mars, Stereo 5, Unity Sound, Tony Matterhorn, Stone Love, DJ Jazzy Jeff, etc.
11:04 – Alicia Keys “Underdog” remix ft. Chronixx and Protoje with production by Izzy Beats and Swiss Beats.
 

The Tastemaker Segment:

15:09 – Champion Squad Remix Catalog.
16:00 – Blakkamoore and Snoop DoggGet Down Tonight video.
19:48 – Buju Banton performing live on BBC 1Xtra.
22:13 – Lila Ike “Where I’m Coming From” live on 1Xtra.
 

Soundclash Update:

23:57 – Walshy Fire Quarantine Clash.
25:15 – Antigua Quarantine History Clash 2 with Stonewall vs Exorcist on FB live.
29:22 – Brief recap from Spring Killing in NY with Super Tremor vs. Real Sound vs. Venom Xenos.
33:19 – Pantason urging artists to lower dubplate prices
36:18 – Rest in Peace to Apple Gabriel, a founding member of Israel Vibration. Reaction to his passing.
 

Main Segment:

38:16 – Due to the Coronavirus, the 38th Annual International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) was limited to a media-only broadcast. We discuss the winners and compare them with our predictions. Buju, Vybz Kartel, and Koffee were the biggest winners.
 

Outro:

45:45 – Fan mail and social distancing advice.
 
 

God Bless Dancehall

Conscious dancehall reggae music from Chronixx, Vybz Kartel, Damian “Junior Gong” Marley, Jesse Royal, I-Octane, Etana, Konshens, Jah Cure, Tarrus Riley, Capleton and more.

Enjoy a mix of songs with danceable beats and lyrics imploring listeners to stop negative behaviors.  This is feel-good music professing positivity and denouncing injustices.

This episode is an example of reggae’s power and evidence of message music continuing to come out of Jamaica in “dancehall” style. It is up to us DJs and Sound System selectors to use our influence to set a tone of consciousness by featuring better music.  We can and should influence artists and producers to clean up their act by not playing low-quality, negative music.  There is an opportunity to strengthen and edify the future generations with our music and I feel obligated to wave that flag.

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Various Artists Compilation Album: Clarks in Jamaica

Greensleeves, in conjunction with One Love Books, is proud to present ‘Clarks in Jamaica’ the album tie-in with Al Fingers’ critically acclaimed book of the same name which chronicles the celebrated status of Clarks shoes in Jamaica.

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Various Artists – Clarks in Jamaica – Artwork

Al, who compiled the CD and recently gave a talk on the subject at the V&A says, “Growing up in England I’ve always been fascinated by the Jamaican love of Clarks shoes and the way the brand is referenced within reggae and dancehall music. Vybz Kartel‘s tune ‘Clarks’ brought the phenomenon to many people’s attention in 2010, but the relationship goes back a lot longer, and I wanted to bring attention to that, highlighting the work of artists such as Dillinger and Little John who sang about Clarks many years before.

 

Ragga Ragga Ragga is Back With the 2014 Edition

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The annual dancehall compilation from Greensleeves features the latest raw and X-rated tunes that are bubbling in the clubs and heating up the streets. This year’s installment includes hits from Spice, Vybz Kartel, I-Octane, Alkaline, Busy Signal and more.  Download Ragga Ragga Ragga 2014 now!

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Various Artists – Ragga Ragga Ragga 2014 – Artwork

WATCH Ragga Ragga Ragga 2014 cover girl and dancehall queen Miss Likkle Bit show her skills on the featured track Spice’s “So Mi Like It.” 

 

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Da Music Vault Featured Singles 11-6-13 Podcast (FREE #Download)

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Da Music Vault Featured Singles – November 6, 2013

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Dancehall Now 10-9-13 Featured Singles Podcast

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Dancehall Now, a part of the syndicated show ‘Da Music Vault’ with Kahlil Wonda features the best new Caribbean music and artists on the planet.

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JC Lodge on stage

Playlist

Fight This Feeling – Beres Hammond / Shaggy
Nuh Compatible – Bugle
At The Top (Just Us) – Mavado
Walk and Wine – Konshens
Ninja Mi Ninja – Ninja Man
One Drop – QQ Feat. Venomous
Mirror – Daville
Finally Free – Tom Laing (Top Tier Records)
Nature – Revolution Sound
Fiesta (Club Remix) – Charly Black – Jugglerz Records
Hit The Refresh – JC Lodge
I Love My Groupies – Laden
House Party – Donae’O ft. D Double E and Sneak Bo

The Top Rated 8 Dancehall/Reggae Countdown (10-9-13)

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This podcast episode from the syndicated show ‘Da Music Vault’ with Kahlil Wonda features The International Top Rated 8 Dancehall/Reggae Countdown for the week of 10-9-2013.

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8 – Love Yourself   Mr. Vegas First Name
7 – Dye Dye – Macka Diamond – Lock City Records/Truckback
6 – Redlight – Eddie Murphy/Scoop Lion – Electric Ave Records
5 – Watch Out For This – Major Lazer feat. Busy Signal,The Flexican & F.S. Green – Secretly Canadian/Mad Decent Production
4 – Call Angola – Jah Bouks – Sunizes Entertainment
3 – Convertible – Vybz Kartel – UIM Records
2 – Other Side of Love – Sean PaulAtlantic Records
1 – HERE COMES TROUBLE – CHRONIXX – OVERSTAND RECORDS

 

Da Music Vault – Dancehall Now Mix by ĀGARD (10.2.13)

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
87 Riddim:
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:
24 Version
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
Moggela Riddim:
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

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Spotlight on Vybz Kartel’s new album ‘Kartel Forever: Trilogy’

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Here is a podcast from “Da Music Vault” radio show where I preview the tunes and talk about Dancehall icon Adidja “Vybz Kartel” Palmer’s new album ‘Kartel Forever: Trilogy,’ now available physically and digitally worldwide from Tad’s Record.

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The Top Rated 8 Dancehall Reggae Countdown 10-2-13

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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.  Chronixx-Tuko-Rada-peace-concert-Nairobi-Kenya

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 AM…I SAID – MIKEY SPICE -JOE FRASER RECORDS
2 – Other Side Of Love – Sean PaulAtlantic Records
1 – HERE COMES TROUBLE – CHRONIXX- OVERSTAND RECORDS

Listen to the Top Rated 8 Dancehall Reggae Countdown 10-2-13 Podcast.

Download the Top Rated 8 Dancehall Reggae Countdown 10-2-13 MP3 file.

Listen live to the “Top Rated 8 Dancehall Reggae Countdown” each Wednesday on Da Music Vault with Kahlil Wonda 6-9pm ET on Daflavaradio.com.

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Vybz Kartel Drops New Album, ‘Kartel Forever: Trilogy’

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Dancehall icon Adidja “Vybz Kartel” Palmer drops his new album Kartel Forever: Trilogy, now available physically and digitally worldwide from Tad’s Record.

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Scoring coveted media attention from mainstream press including MTV, The Fader Magazine, and Complex Magazine, along with articles and reviews in numerous European and Caribbean media, ‘Kartel Forever: Trilogy’ debuted at #5 on the iTunes Reggae Top Albums Chart during its release day on September 24, 2013.

The three-disc anthology remains in the iTunes top ten reggae albums, a commendable showing for an album that comes with a hefty price tag of $24.99, compared to other releases that average $9.99.

Hailed as the undisputed World Boss of the dancehall genre, Kartel Forever: Trilogy is a rare international release from the talented and controversial artist, who remains incarcerated in his homeland, Jamaica.

Celebrated and polarized for his stimulating lyrics and provocative ploys on and off stage, there is no doubtVybz Kartel is a defining thread in the fabric of dancehall.

The Fader Magazine prides itself on being a definitive voice in music and previously hosted Vybz Kartel on its cover in June 2011.

The Fader exclusively premiered the entire ‘Kartel Forever: Trilogy’ album as a live stream for its massive audience on its release date, as the magazine celebrates Vybz Kartel as one of the biggest names in music today.

Check out The Fader’s Live Stream of Kartel Forever: Trilogy

MTV Iggy, a division of Viacom Media Networks, is focused on bringing cutting-edge global music and pop-culture to the US.

With a full album review due out later this week, journalist Marlon Bishop previewed the album with some bold words. “Vybz Kartel is the most powerful force in Jamaican music today: this is a fact few on the island would dispute,” Bishop stated.

Read the MTV Iggy article here.

Kartel Forever: Trilogy boasts 60 tracks on the three-disc album, including previously unreleased singles and numerous hits from recent years.

Kartel is determined to stay atop his dancehall throne and keep his fans satisfied until his inevitable return to the studio to make music for the masses. Jamaican imprintTad’s Record maintains a strong partnership with the entertainer.

According to the label, both overt and covert fans are raving about this colossal collection that showcases Kartel’s hit songs in its raw and purest form.

“The positive response that we have received regarding ‘Kartel Forever: Trilogy’ is overwhelming and more than we could imagine,” reveals Tad Dawkins, President of Tad’s Record.

“Vybz Kartel’s fans were starving since the release of Pon Di Gaza 2.0 and we are pleased to have lived up to their expectations with this follow-up tribute to a pioneering dancehall lyricist.”

With a slew of Vybz Kartel songs currently enjoying heavy rotation in Jamaica and on urban radio worldwide, including new singles “Compass,” “Business”and “School,” ‘Kartel Forever: Trilogy‘ provides a vivid kaleidoscope of his continued evolution as an extraordinary artist.

Despite his geographic limitations, his music speaks volumes, as is evident from his continued surge in popularity and international demand, which continues to increase with each passing day.

Kartel Forever: Trilogy is now available in stores or online, from Tad’s Record.

ĀGARD Mix – The Dancehall Now Show 9.17.13

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The mix hour of Dancehall Now is dedicated to featuring the hottest riddims in a mix show that is very reminiscent of the style of music played in a dancehall session.  This weekly mix is curated by ĀGARD, the latest member to join the Dancehall Now Team.

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Listen for the new Love Triangle Riddim Produced By UIM, 2 Nightstand Riddim (Enotsyek Inc), Body Bag Riddim (King Dreamz Entertainment/Ajane), Last of the Mohicans (Prod. by Equiknoxx), 87 Riddim (Reble World Records /Baby Boom), Mixed Flava Riddim (Madd Spider Productions), Big Vibez Riddim (Weedy G Soundforce), Raw Cut Riddim (Chimney Records), Happy Tyme Riddim (Good Good Productions), Star Swag Riddim (Prod. by Star Swag Music), Aroma Riddim (Prod. By Young Vybz, Moggela Riddim (Prod. Flip Money), Center Forward Riddim (DJ Frass Records), and the Quench Thirst Riddim by Garuth Inc/Garth Stewart.

 

BEENIE MAN featuring CECILE – THUG LOVE – OFFICIAL VIDEO

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Hot off the heels of his appearance at the BET Awards, Beenie Man is back with a love song done in his own uniquely-worded way. The “King of the Dancehall” premiered his new joint “Thug Love” with a live walk-on on BET’s 106 & PARK on August 30th.

Music Video by Beenie Man feat. Cecile performing Thug Love (Explicit). (C) 2013 Grillaras Productions/Zojak World Wide.

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Filmed on location in the picturesque setting of Portland, Jamaica and Directed by United States-based filmmaker Mike Abela.  Abela’s past credits include videos for Vybz Kartel, Junior Reid, Sharon Tucker and many more.

The single is currently available on iTunes and a variety of online retailers.

Tad’s Record Brings the Year’s Biggest Hits with The Ultimate 2013

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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.

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“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.”

This installment of the critically acclaimed compilation features dancehall juggernauts Mavado, Beenie Man, Vybz Kartel, Lady Saw, I-Octane, Buju Banton, Konshens, Demarco, Aidonia, Fambo, Ninja Man and new sensation Chronixx, among others.

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.

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“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.

 

SLY & ROBBIE PRESENT DANIELLE “DI” – THE REBEL, Now In Stores

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Reggae/dancehall blockbuster hit makers Sly & Robbie present dancehall female singjay Danielle “DI” in her debut studio effort, The Rebel, now in stores from Tad’s Record.

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Born Danielle Isaacs and raised a stone’s throw away from the home of the legendary Bob Marley in Kingston, Jamaica, Danielle is determined to follow in his footsteps as an ambassador for her homeland.

The Rebel accomplishes this ambitious goal and catapults this music sensation towards fulfilling her dream of being a global sensation.

Working with legendary producers and songwriters on eight sizzling tracks, Danielle “DI” is following a formula for sure success.

She also collaborates with some of the top names in reggae and dancehall, including Cherine Anderson on the title track “Rebel,” dancehall great Shabba Ranks on “Big Man,” and reggae royalty Gramps Morgan on “Sexual Healing.”

“Putting out this album has a bit of excitement to it because it’s a different kind of a showcase of dancehall from a female point of view,” reveal producers Sly & Robbie and Orville “Rory” Baker.

Known to fans as the ‘Rebel Princess of Dancehall,’ Danielle “DI” has been on the scene for some time, honing her skills and working on her craft with the likes of Beenie Man, Ce’Cile and Vybz Kartel.

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Tad’s Record Releases Hit Dancehall Compilation, ‘Phantom Vol. 3,’

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Jamaican imprint Tad’s Record releases the latest installation in their hit dancehall compilation series, Phantom Vol. 3, available worldwide now.

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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.

 TRACK LIST

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

Miss Lily’s Family Style CD Series Released on VP Records

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Known for serving up Jamaica’s freshest beats and top-notch cuisine in downtown Manhattan, Miss Lily’s has become a social and cultural hub for all things Caribbean.  The island aesthetic is reflected throughout the swanky decor of their restaurant, bakery, juice bar and variety shop – which serves as a record store, gallery space and home to internet broadcast station, Radio Lily.  Miss Lily’s Variety Shop, located directly next door to the restaurant, celebrates their first year in business and launches a brand new CD series Miss Lily’s Family Style (VP Records) on January 22.

The first installment is executive produced by Radio Lily resident DJ Max Glazer along with one of Miss Lily’s founding partners, Paul Salmon, who also owns Jamaica’s award-winning Rockhouse Hotel and co-founded Joe’s Pub in Manhattan. Enclosed in the CD’s vintage vinyl-inspired packaging are in-depth liner notes written by reggae journalist and Radio Lily DJ Rob Kenner along with a free download card of a 43-minute mix by DJ Max Glazer.

 

Dancehall and Reggae’s Top Rated 50 Songs of 2012

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TOP RATED INTERNATIONAL REGGAE AND DANCEHALL COUNTDOWN BEST OF 2012
BY HIGHLANDA SOUND & Terri K (Based on the Dancehall Now weekly Top Rated International 8 @ 8 Countdown compiled from a composite of all major global reggae and dancehall charts)

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  1. In My Arms by Beres Hammond
  2. Riddim Affi Roll by Marcia Griffiths ft. Lady G
  3. Set Up Shop by Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley
  4. Tonight Is The Night by Sophia Brown
  5. Come Over (Missing You) by Busy Signal
  6. Collide by Singing Melody
  7. Reggae Music Again by Busy Signal
  8. Cheater’s Prayer by Christopher Martin
  9. Affairs of the Heart by Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley
  10. Gal A Bubble by Konshens
  11. You Look Like Love by Terry Linen
  12. Wine by Cham ft. O
  13. Go Hard by Wayne Marshall ft. Various Artists
  14. Caught Up by Wayne Wonder
  15. Karma by Nadine Sutherland
  16. Original Dancehall by Tarrus Riley
  17. Eagles & Doves by Cherine Anderson
  18. 36 Bullets by Chrisinti
  19. Good Ole Days by Gentleman ft. Sugar Minott
  20. She Doesn’t Mind by Sean Paul
  21. Do Sum’n by Konshens

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    5 Top Rated Songs in 2012 for Konshens

  22. You Won’t See Me by Freddie McGregor
  23. Live Your Life by Richie Stephens ft. Gentleman
  24. Essence of Life by Michelle Gordon
  25. Got 2 Love U by Sean Paul ft. Alexis Jordan
  26. Settle Down by Mavado
  27. That Girl by Jah Cure
  28. Only Man She Want by Popcaan
  29. Chill Spot by Christopher Martin
  30. Party Me Say by Vybz Kartel
  31. We Run It by Tarrus Riley
  32. Who Win The War by Shabba Ranks
  33. Boom by Richie Spice
  34. Tun Up by Cham ft. O
  35. L.O.V.E. Y.O.U by I-Octane
  36. Bruk It Down by Mr. Vegas
  37. I Know Better by Romain Virgo
  38. Gyal Sidung by Konshens ft. Darrio
  39. Nah Give Up by Jimmy Reid
  40. Tun Up Di Ting by Khago
  41. Nuh Dead by Lady G
  42. So Mi Tan by Konshens
  43. Beautiful Sista by Alaine, Tessane Chin, Tami Chynn, Queen I-frica
  44. The Return by Morgan Heritage
  45. My Best Girl by Allan Kerfew ft. Bigga Haitian
  46. Party Shot by Popcaan
  47. Clean by Popcaan
  48. Stop Sign by Konshens
  49. If I Was Your Girl by Ms. Triniti
  50. No Love Until We Love by Beres Hammond