We’re back this week with a mid-week mix down that’s heavy on the Chutney and EDM side of things. We pay tribute to the legends Sonny Mann (mega hit Loota La) and Sundar Popo. Both gone, but never forgotten on the dance floor. Raise your glasses and move your feet to the best of the best when it comes to the chutney.
We also have hits from Baauer (Harlem Shake), Don Omar (Danza Kuduro), Rihanna (Rockstar 101). Not one to forget our Soca fans, we have some big Soca tunes by Lavaman with Kerwin Du Bois, Hypasounds (big up our Bajan fans out of Barbados), and Zoelah.
Okra, fried sausage, and white rice
M&M’s World store in Manhattan (NYC)
We also got some big tunes for our Dancehall fans like Charly Black. Before heading back to the Chutney side with Rick Ramoutar (Ah Shoulda Never).
2018 New Years Eve Ball Drop in Times Square
Shout outs to DJ Frontline Soundz, blazing the tunes on Liberty Avenue on Friday nights. We also had a treat at Sunday service/puja at Durga Shiva Mandir with Mr. Duniya doing a duet with the lovely and talented Vaishali Sookram, winner of Emerging Voices out of Guyana (featured celebrity judge Jeffrey Iqbal). Vaishali is the cousin of Ben Parag, from the tv show Dil Hai Hindustani.
Just in time for the long weekend, and the official opening of the beaches. Caribbean Hitters // Memorial Day MiX Down podcast begins with Dancehall’s sensation Gully Bop, before spinning some vibes by the one and only Vybz Kartel. Then we take it to another heavyweight in Dancehall, Mr. Vegas. This week we spice things up with some hot Chutney vibes with Apache Waria, Terry Gajraj, and Heeralal Rampartab. We also throw in some new 2018 Soca tunes by Lavaman, Skinny Fabulous, Kes, and Nailah Blackman. Before heading into the Trance side of things with Maddix and The Chainsmokers. Then we enter into the Latin flavor with J. Balvin and Danny Romero.
Dancehall + Soca on Smash podcast is a hard and aggressive mix. Starting off with some power Soca by Marzville & Stabby, Maddzart, and not forgetting the Viking, Bunji Garlin. We also feature the Queen of Soca, Destra with her new single Bacchanal Gimme. We even throw in some classics like Soca Boys with Follow The Leader, Dance With Me by Machel Montano. Before going on the groovy side of things with some groovy soca tunes like Hot and Groovy by Militant. Then we flip things with Dancehall featuring Charly Black, Vybz Kartel and his new single Real Bad Gal (produced by Dre Skull). We even throw in some RnB and Hip Hop tunes like Kid Ink – Show Me (featuring Chris Brown). Not forgetting the soon to be the summer hit for 2018, Amara La Negra with What A Bam Bam (sampling Sister Nancy’s Bam Bam Reggae tune). We also go further up north into the Canadian side of things with Massari and Tory Lanez. Before ending the mix in the Caribbean with Rvssian of Head Concussion Records with his smash hit riddim Bashment Time Riddim, featuring Savage Savo leading the pack on this riddim with Whining Work. Not forgetting hitmakers like Charly Black and Shenseea.
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).
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.