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.
Reminder – The Weeknd Remix, Trouble Maker – Beenie Man, Hold Ya Head Up (#nycmixing) – The Notorious B. I. G. & Bob Marley Remix, Its Okay (One Blood) – The Game, Black & Yellow – Wiz Khalifa Remix, Guyanese Black and Yellow, Ghetto Story – Baby Cham, Akon & Alicia Keys Remix, Miss Fatty – Million Stylez, Later Fi She – Black Er, Clique (#nycmixing) – Kanye West Remix, Last Night (#nycmixing) – Dr. Evil Remix, As Mi Forward – Busy Signal & Million Stylez, First Time, Tempted To Touch – Beres Hammond & Cutty Ranks Remix, Selfish Girl – Rihanna, Don’t You Know – Isasha, Wanna Be Love – Buju Banton, Pretty Girl – Sanchez, Soldering – Starlites, Send Dem In – Singer J & Frisco Kid, Get Wild – Ricardo Drue, Come To Meh (BSR Road Mix) – Iwer George Remix, Bottom In De Road – Iwer George, Lean With It – Mr. Vegas, Love My Browning – Buju Banton, Loneliness – Sanchez, Johnny Too Bad – Ken Lazarus, Way You Do The Things You Do – UB40, Sweet Lies – Beres Hammond, I Wanna Be Down (#nycmixing) – Tony Curtis Remix