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.
We began this week with Bunji Garlin’s new smash hit “Chicken and Dumplin” produced by Kubiyashi and Walshy Fire. Then we head into the Unforgettable Freestyle by PnB Rock. This week also feature’s Nicki Minaj’s new single Chun-Li and Tinashe with Faded Love. We even throw in some classics like Terror Fabulous and Spragga Benz on the Pepperseed Riddim. Before heading into another classic riddim Arab Attack Riddim, which also features Spragga Benz and Buju Banton. We stay in this classic hits mode with Snow & Nadine Sutherland – Anything for You. Then we head into the Soca side of things with MzVee and Lyrikal with Dance Calypso. This week also features Reggaeton hits like Lucenzo with Bailando El Dembow, and J Balvin with Ginza. We had back into some Reggae throwbacks like Mad Cobra with Rod Out. Before ending this week’s podcast with Hood Celebrityy featuring Cardi B and Young Chow with Island Girls.
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