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.
Fry fish and cook up
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.
We are back again this week with some more cool mixes to keep you frosty and dry in this heatwave we have upon us this summer. First, we wanna big up everyone who enjoyed their 4th of July, and all of the neighborhood kids who had a safe and fun time with the fireworks shows in and around New York City.
Cookup, fry fish, and hot pepper sauce
To keep up with our theme of Taste the Caribbean and our appetite, we’ve decided to share a photo of what we are chowing down on while mixing in the studio. The beautiful DJ Nims whipped up some cookup, fry fish, and her own brand of hot pepper sauce.
Pepsi Cola Display in LIC
We also took some time this week to check out the LIC Food and Flea Market in Long Island City, New York. While on our way to the Macys 4th of July fireworks display. Definitely worth a trip if you can get lucky and get a good parking and avoid traffic while leaving LIC.
DJ Nims whipping up some homemade chicken curry and rice in the studio
We kick off this week with some heavy soca by hitmakers like Bunji Garlin, Patrice Roberts, Kerwin Du Bois, Iwer George, Machel Montano & Xtatik and so much more. We even threw in some Spanish tunes for our Latino listeners, such as Daddy Yankee, and Elvis Crespo.
Coney Island, Brooklyn
Shout out to everyone having fun in the sun. As we end this week’s podcast we got a chance to check out Coney Island in Brooklyn and had the opportunity to listen to some of the Reggae and Reggaeton vibes being played on the boardwalk while we soak up the sunrays. We even had the opportunity to check out the original Nathan’s Famous and Wahlburgers of Mark Wahlberg and Donnie Wahlberg family.
We threw in some Bhangra at the end for our desi fans, featuring classics by Imran Khan, Panjabi MC “Beware Of The Boys”, before signing off with some heavy trance/EDM tracks by Rihanna, and much more.
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Just in time for Friday night, we bring to you Party Republic – Podcast MiX. Starting off with some hard hitting Power Soca by Diztrict 7 featuring King Bubba FM, Kerwin Du Bois, and Skinny Fabulous. Then we go into the Soca and Dancehall blend with Vybz Kartel and Bunji Garlin. We even throw in some EDM for added flavor with the artists such as Jax Jones, and CID. Also paying homage to the late Avicii. On the Hip Hop and RnB side, we feature Nicki Minaj and Drake. Before throwing in some Soca Chutney with Prince JP. Before heading back to the dancehall side of things with some Caribbean flavor by artists like Sean Paul and Rihanna. We end this week’s podcast with a mini Konshens mix. Stay tuned, and keep jamming!
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.