We wanna thank everyone for their patience and also apologize for our long hiatus. Lots of things happened from XXXTentacion predicting his death to Justice for Junior unfolding in The Bronx. We go from darkness to light, bringing you positive vibes and helping you keep your head up, and stay focused on the day to day grind.
Some of our highlights include meeting up with the star of Let’s Talk With Lakshmee, our very own Guyanese Oprah, promoting our beautiful and prosperous culture. She took the time out to say hello to us while we were cruising the avenue in Richmond Hill.
Also, want to send out lots of love to the Caribbean Equality Project who carried our bright and beautiful colors (Guyana Flag) in the streets of Manhattan, waving it high and proudly. Big up Romeo “Mystic” Nermal with Coolie Bai Dance, who has fans coast to coast, sea to sea. We heard you proudly and loudly on the speaker boxes in the parade in New York City.
We kick off this week’s podcast with Tommy Lee Sparta, before transitioning into some new tracks by Vybz Kartel, Sean Paul, Valentino Khan, and not forgetting the new collabo between Prostyle and international Reggae sensation Shaggy.
Shout out to all of our fans who have Spotify. We’re now on Spotify at https://open.spotify.com/show/0w8KZxcsfH25IlKHhe0HZv. Follow us and play our mixes in your car on the avenue, in train to work, or even at your house parties.
Also to follow the new guidelines set by Google and pretty soon Apple iTunes. We’ve acquired an SSL Certificate to keep our servers secure and safe for all users/listeners.
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.
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 start off this Nor’easter influenced mix with some spicy DJ drops we’ve been working on, sprinkled over some hot new tracks to melt the snow, like Sean Paul’s new riddim Rope Riddim, on his label Dutty Rock, called Spin It. We also throw in a classic from Laden with Moet. We even got a little more creative with Bollywood’s Dream Girl. Then we take it to the Soca side with tracks by Erphaan Alves & Blaxx. This week we sampled remixes of Don Omar’s Danza Kuduro, Justin Bieber’s Baby, Duffy with Mercy, and not forgetting Katy Perry with One That Got Away. We threw in some Power Soca with Viking Thundah – Ringa Ringa Ringbang, Colin Lucas – Do The Iwer, Butterfly, Shadow, Wave, Machel Montano & Xtatik with Footsteps, More Gyal by Wanskie. Managing to crank the BPM to the max with Can’t Lose This Time by Power Generation, Pace by Travis World and Aaron Duncan, Riot by Problem Child, The General by Skinny Fabulous. This week we end on the Reggaeton tip with Krippy Kush remix by Farruko and Bad Bunny.
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.