This week’s podcast features Shaggy and Massari starting things before we spin one of Dancehall’s heavy hitter and crossover success, Mavado. We even throw in a classic, Breathe Again, the reggae version with Sweet Tea. On the classic side of things, there’s Serani with one of his breakthrough hits. We also feature the Dancehall Hero, Vybz Kartel. Alongside his protege Tommy Lee Sparta. Keeping up with the pop music remakes, we have a classic by Marvin Gaye. Then we head into some new stuff with singles by Chris Brown and Kevin Lyttle with that boombastic island vibe. Before ending this week’s podcast with Valentino Khan and Sean Paul.
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.
Dancehall + Soca Podcast Intro, Unforgettable (#nycmixng) – J Balvin ft. French Montana, & Swae Lee Remix, Baby I Won’t (#nycmixing) – Danny Ocean, Sometimes You Just Know – Daniel Beddingfield, Me & U (#nycmixing), Just A Dream (Maike D) – Nelly Remix, Convertible – Vybz Kartel, Wine Fi Mi Gal – Vybz Kartel, Turn Down For What (Bussiness Remix) – Vybz Kartel, Jump (Miami Mix) – Rupee, Pyscho – Lavaman, The King Road – Maddzart, Come To Meh (BSR Road Mix) – Iwer George, Obeah – Pelf, Keep Calm – Deva, I Doh Mind – Uncle Ellis, Jab Workout – Terra D Governor & Valene Nedd, Tic Toc, Road Jam – Krosfyah, Water – Iwer George, Man Ah Bad Man – Bud, Ah Reading – Iwer George, Raise Ya Hands – Square One, Push Back – Square One, Stamina – Ramses Brown, Rolly Polly – Mr. Killa, Truck On D Road – Bunji Garlin, Hot Like Pepper – Machel Montano ft. Serani, Tight (Massiv Flo) – Kuttit Remix