Right around the same time that Timbaland was big pimpin’ the Middle Eastern & Indian influences – from Jay Z to Aaliyah and Tweet – dancehall’s very own Timbaland, Dave Kelly (above), was delivering some of his own experimental riddims taking inspiration from different sounds & scales. This one, The Return, for . . . → Read More: My Favourite Riddims: The Return
New remix heat for you today courtesy of Florida-based producer SixxluVv, otherwise known as Rieces Pieces who has blended two of the biggest tunes in hip hop and dancehall right now, Future’s anthemic ‘Turn On The Lights’ and Cham & O’s ‘Tun Up’ into an instant party starter.
SixxluVv’s Caymanas Drive EP is . . . → Read More: Future ft. Baby Cham – Turn On The Lights
We coulda sworn this was a Dave Kelly golden formula production, but Cham’s brand new ‘Lawless’ appears to be produced by JA Productions for Kelly’s Madhouse Records. Still, whoever is behind it it’s big – huge bassline, catchy hook, Cham’s deep voice killing the verse. Call the police, this one’s lawless…mad eeh!
. . . → Read More: Cham // Lawless
This month has been a great one for big tunes out of Europe, with Schlachthofrbonx, Murlo, Gorgon City and Mungo’s Hifi all delivering, of course alongside heavy hitters from Trinidad, JA and Ghana…and brand new Super Cat-sampling NAS!
1. Kerwin du Bois – Bacchanalist
2. Schlachthofbronx – Dickie Riddim feat. Warrior Queen
. . . → Read More: March Chart
Here’s a brand new mix, filled with big tunes that I’ve been rocking of late, from dancehall to garage and soca, there’s even a few nice exclusives in there.
Neva Soft Mix by the_large
TOK – YARDIE BOUNTY KILLER – DEM A FISH LISA HYPE – FLY LIKE KITE LADY SAW . . . → Read More: The Large // Neva Soft Mix
Cham & Dave Kelly are always a killer combination (think ‘Stronger’, ‘Ghetto Story’ & ‘Rudeboy Pledge’), and now with the addition of O, whose sultry vocals featured on Cham’s latest big hit, ‘Wine’, this is a collaboration not to be missed.
Tun up (Raw) – Cham feat. “O” by TEAMCHAM
. . . → Read More: Cham feat. O – Tun Up
Ten tunes rocking the Shimmy Shimmy soundsystem over the last few weeks:
1. Cham – Wine [Cashflow Records]
2. Ward 21 – Kingston & St. Andrew [Wiletunes]
3. Lady Chann & Glamma Kid – Informer
4. Popcaan – Get Gyal Easy [Mixpak Records]
5. Whole Sick & Tomb Crew . . . → Read More: January Chart