Retro Reggae MiX podcast begins with Akon’s new single featuring WizKid – Gangsters. Then we head to Konshens with Body Feel Good. Along with dancehall’s biggest riddim out right now, Glad Bag Riddim which features Leftside. We dabble with some Soca, Coalishun and their hit single Ice Cream. Before spinning a classic folk song from Guyana, Rosehall Town. Then we head into the RnB side of things with Aaliyah and Rock Da Boat. Retro Reggae features sample mixes with Buju Banton, Nadine Sutherland, and Admiral Bailey. We even throw in some Hip Hop classics like Erykah Badu featuring Common. Before heading back to the Rnb side of things with 112. Not forgetting the Dancehall element with Vybz Kartel. We even head as far as Hawaii with J-Boog and his Hawaiin influenced Reggae sound. Before heading back to Jamaica with Beres Hammond. We stay on the Jamaican side of things with retro dancehall artists like Conroy Smith and Silver Cat on the Joyride Riddim. Then we add in again the Hip Hop element with Drake and his monster hit, Started From The Bottom.
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.
We begin this week’s podcast of Dancehall Fridays and Soca Saturdays with a throwback. Potential Kidd’s controversial A Yuh Suh Nice. Then we head into some major hitters like Charley Black, Vybz Kartel, and Nas on the flipside, or rather a Hip Hop element. Featuring Moombahton remixes. Also not forgetting mixes from international DJs/producers Major Lazer. We continue on the Dancehall vibe with Koshens and Sasha before heading into a pop/EDM influenced mix session with tracks by pop stars like Halsey, Mr. Probz, Chris Brown with Benny Benassi, LMFAO, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull. This week’s podcast ends on the Soca side with the Whistle & Drums Riddim that features Soca artists like Scrilla, Trinidad Ghost, and Mr. Legz on sample beats by Trance producers Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike.
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).
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.