We begin this week’s podcast of Dancehall Fridays and Soca Saturdays with a throwback. Potential Kidd’s controversial A Yuh Suh Nice. Then we head into some major hitters like Charley Black, Vybz Kartel, and Nas on the flipside, or rather a Hip Hop element. Featuring Moombahton remixes. Also not forgetting mixes from international DJs/producers Major Lazer. We continue on the Dancehall vibe with Koshens and Sasha before heading into a pop/EDM influenced mix session with tracks by pop stars like Halsey, Mr. Probz, Chris Brown with Benny Benassi, LMFAO, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull. This week’s podcast ends on the Soca side with the Whistle & Drums Riddim that features Soca artists like Scrilla, Trinidad Ghost, and Mr. Legz on sample beats by Trance producers Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike.
We begin this week’s podcast with the mega-hit by Masicka – Ten Otta Ten, and then the Vybz Kartel – All I Wanna Do which samples Justin Bieber’s Sorry. Also featuring the dancehall hit by Aidonia – Bruise. We then have some remixes featuring tracks by Alkaline. This week we feature U. K.’s dancehall star Gappy Ranks alongside Jamaica’s international hitmaker Gyptian. Continuing on the dancehall side we have some big dance tracks for the clubs by Demarco. Also featuring a rising hit by Ken Vybz with Push It In. We then take it back in time to the classics with hits by Super Cat featuring Heavy D., Ninja Man, Daddy Lizard, Little Lenny. Not forgetting the Hip Hop influence we also have a Hip Hop remix featuring PnB Rock. Then we take it to the Soca side of the podcast with 2018’s Control which features Malaika and Stadic. Not forgetting heavy hitters in the Soca genre like Patrice Roberts, Kerwin Du Bois, Hypasounds, K Rich (a Rihanna sampled remix).
The vibe for this week’s Dancehall + Soca podcast goes in the direction of a smooth jazzy blend, featuring some classics like Lionel Richie’s Penny Lover (Reggae version). Also Shy Guy by Diana King (made famous by Will Smith and Martin Lawerence hit movie Bad Boys). We also include some dancehall classics like Serani’s No Games. Not forgetting samples from hit tracks like Still Dre. Keeping with the smooth jazzy vibe, we also feature hits from Ashanti featuring The Notorious B. I. G. Along with more current hits like Work by Rihanna featuring Drake. On the Soca side, we have the groovy track by Isaac Blackman – To The Ceiling. We also mixed some fresh Hip Hop hits like PnB Rock’s Unforgettable Freestyle, and J Balvin’s Unforgettable Latin Remix. On the Reggaeton/Latin side, we have Machel Montano’s newest track Mami Lo Tiene, along with One Wine which features Major Lazer and Sean Paul. On the Sean Paul tip, we have his newest track with Mavado called Sanctify, which samples 50 Cent – Candy Shop on the remix. Keeping with the dancehall vibe, we also have hits like Popcaan’s It’s Too Bad, and King Ko$a featuring Konshens and Shenseea with Best NaNa. Also, we throw in some classics from Vybz Kartel like Yuh Pum Pum V.I.P. Jamie xx with I Know There’s Gonna Be Good Times which features Hip Hop star Young Thug and Dancehall’s Popcaan. Ending this week’s podcast is Dream Weekend by Vybz Kartel.
Welcome to this week’s episode of Dancehall + Soca, the Road to Carnival Edition. We start off the mix with a remix of international dancehall star Sean Paul. Continuing on the remix path, we have a reggae version of Chris Brown’s Say Goodbye, done by Kiprich. This week follows the theme of good music, featuring the smash it Delilah by Mavado. Then we head into the bass thumping, fist pumping hits like Psy’s Gangnam Style and Calabria. Not forgetting new and instant hits on the soca side with a track by Kerwin Du Bois. We also throw in some international flavor spanning across multiple genres with Kanye West & Jay Z’s Paris, Baauer’s Harlem Shake, and The Chainsmokers with #SELFIE. Then we return to the soca theme with some hot riddims like the Whistle Drums Riddim featuring Trinidad Ghost with Bubble and Dip, also Scrilla with Wood. We decided to sample some chutney, desi and house tracks for the added kick, or rather a heavy bass. Even sprinkled some heavy hitters in the Power Soca sub-genre like Machel Montano, Lyrikal, and Bunji Garlin. To sweeten things up we also have tracks by Soca sensation K Rich and KES the Band. Not forgetting some new exclusives like Bunji Garlin and Preedy with Share It for 2018.
This week’s episode features Dancehall’s newest artist on the rise, HoodCelebrityy. Also, the instant hit that’s in heavy rotation on the internet, Chronixx – Likes. Not forgetting Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley’s newest single, which is soon to be a big hit, Roar Fi A Cause. We also feature the Wow Factor Project Riddim, which is a must-have for Soca parties. In the Soca realm, there is also much talk about Ricky T’s – Sully. Machel Montano delivers two monster hits, the Soca Kingdom with Superblue and Doh Play Dat. Two very upbeat power Soca tracks that will definitely hype the masses for Soca Monarch 2018. As we wrap up this episode, we’ve also included the classic Uptown Julie Riddim by Ricky Blaze, which features hit songs by Zoelah and KES the Band. Also the newest single by KES the Band featuring Nailah Blackman – Workout. Stay tuned, and keep it locked for our next episode.
Dancehall + Soca Podcast – Crissanji, Dip Down (#nycmixing) – Rupee Remix, Fast Wine – Machel Montano, Summer Spazz – Richie Loop ft. Christopher Martin, Bruk Off Yuh Back Remix – Konshens ft. Chris Brown, We Can – Kranium ft. Tory Lanez, In My Cup – Richie Loop, Gal Dem Ah Talk – Konshens, Freaky Girl – Tommy Lee Sparta, Sugarcane – Krystal Khayne, Blue Movie Boo – Alborosie, Beg U – Lady Saw, Gwan Suh – Vybz Kartel, Faded (#nycmixing) – Sean Paul Remix, Punanny (#nycmixing) – Admiral Bailey Remix, The Don (#nycmixing) – Nas Remix, Dickie Riddim – Schlachthofbronx ft. Warrior Queen, Romantic Call – Patra ft. Yo-Yo, You Better Think (#nycmixing) – Patra Remix, Fantasy (#nycmixing) – Mariah Carey ft. O. D. B. Remix, 2am (#nycmixing) – Adrian Marcel Remix, So Close (#nycmixing) – Next Remix, She’s Hot – T. O. K. ft. Pitbull Remix, Dembow (#nycmixing) – Nando Boom Remix, Cuentale (#nycmixing) – Ivy Queen Remix, Sensacion del Bloque – De La Ghetto ft Randy, Papi Chulo – P. Diddy, Let Me Know (#nycmixing) – Sir Aah Remix