The promoter of one of the world's biggest reggaefestivals Sting say, that no artist will be booked who uses violent lyrics in their songs.
It's about time, we take a stand. I can tell you dat much from now. We cleaning it up from every angle. We go against the homophobic lyrics, now it's the gun lyrics.
[read full article at Jamaica Observer]
End of May Ras Shiloh released his third album, "Coming Home". The tracks are produced by Jamaicas top producer Bobby 'Digital' Dixon, which can be considered as a quality seal for the album. Released by VP Records.
Read a review on YardFlex.com and Reggae Reviews.
Pacha Massive is the NY based collaboration between Maya Martinez and Ramon Nova. Martinez's from Colombia. Nova's roots are in the Dominican Republic.Pacha Massive blends the rhythms of bemebe, reggae, palo and meringue.Their album "All good things is available now.
Uganda's music scene is definitely growing and musicians in the Diaspora are making their mark too. Their styles are as variegated as their experiences, with sprinklings of local dialects as well as dashes of ragga, reggae, soul, acoustics, R&B and hip-hop. It's Friday's Val Kalende writes about some of the Ugandan artistes who are standing out in the Diaspora. Read on at allAfrica.com.
He might be the most controversal dancehall singer out of Jamaica: Mavado. But he definetly comes with his own uniques style in singing, voice and lyrics. Now his debut album it set to be released on July, 10th by VP Records. So look out for "Gangsta For Life: The Symphony of David Brooks".
Lion Sessions Pt. 2 - mixed & selected by D.I.S & BASE
hardcore newschool-junglizzmm wid nuff unreleased choonage!!!!
hosted by MYSTIC DAN
01.dmd - the weed (unreleased)
02.mainframe - final round (unreleased)
03.mainframe - taps (unreleased)
04.coco jammin - R.I.P (rmx) (unreleased)
05.twinhooker - too corrupt
06.twinhooker - turn to the east
07.paulie walnuts - plead my cause
06.drumatic - scientist (unreleased)
07.flare - solid as a rock
08.direct feed - here she comes (unreleased)
09.direct feed - heads high (unreleased)
10.organic sound - we deserve (unreleased)
11.coco jammin - hungry (unreleased)
12.dmd - ganja smugglin (unreleased)
13.direct feed - scalp dem (unreleased)
14.direct feed - jonny flys westside grade (unreleased)
15.coco jammin - god bless (unreleased)
16.D.I.S - culture (unreleased)
17.D.I.S-original sound (unreleased)
18.D.I.S - grind (unreleased)
19 quick response unit - small world(version)
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