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Mixtape galore – Kabaka Pyramid, Jah9 and OBF Soundsystem

Over the past months at least three ultra-solid mixtapes have been put out. I’m talking about Kabaka Pyramid & Walshy Fire & Major Lazer, Jah9 and O.B.F. Soundsystem featuring Ishabel & Wildlife. All three are absolutely devastating.

Kabaka Pyramid & Walshy Fire & Major Lazer – Accurate
Kabaka Pyramid started in the music business as a rapper, but turned into reggae. On this musical gem Walshy Fire and Major Lazer let him rap and toast over classic riddims and hip-hop beats showcasing his ill skills. It also features a number of exclusives and collaborators like Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan, Chronixx, Protoje, Pressure and Hempress Sativa. Just press play and enjoy.

Jah9 – 9 mm Vol. 2: Pre-Album Groundings
With this mixtape one of Jamaica’s finest and most honest singer’s gears up for her highly-anticipated second album 9, out on September 9. This part two instalment follows her 9 mm Vol. 1: Message Music – released in 2012 prior to her debut album – and features original and never-before-heard tracks where Jah9 shines both musically and spiritually. With a number of covers she also celebrates some of her musical role models – Nina Simone’s Misunderstood, Tracy Chapman’s She’s Got A Ticket, Ras Michael’s New Name and Dennis Brown’s Bloody City are all features. And so is a fresh Sizzla medley. Sit back, press play and enjoy.

O.B.F. Soundsystem featuring Ishabel & Wildlife & Friends – The Voice of Lightning & Thunder
This killer new mixtape from French soundsystem O.B.F certainly lives it to its title. Brimstone and fire with gravel-voiced vocalist Wildlife and the versatile Ishabel along with a number of other artists, including Jesse Royal, Charlie P and Pupajim. O.B.F has also enlisted the help from other producers and riddims from Dubkasm, Maximum Sound and Mungo’s Hi Fi are also included. This one is a certified scorcher, so turn up the volume, lock the door and hope the neighbours aren’t home.

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Sounds of Reggaemani

Three years ago I started to do my own mixtapes to promote some of my favorite tunes and riddims at the time. The first mixtape was a Summer Vibes, mixtape released in the early Swedish spring of 2010. As the title suggests it contained easy-going and peaceful sounds from the likes of Etana and Luciano. After Summer Vibes I did another 13 mixtapes with various directions.

Unfortunately time has not allowed me to do much on the mixtape front for almost two years. Writing about music for Reggaemani and United Reggae take the lot of my time these days.

When a new mixtape arrives I have no idea. I have plenty of music and ideas, but less time on my hands. So until then you might as well check out the sweet sounds of Reggaemani on either Soundcloud or Mixcloud.

On Soundcloud
From Waterhouse to the World
Dedicated to the works of Michael Rose.

Food For Your Soul
A varied selection of artists and riddims from 2010 and 2011.

Chillin’ in the Cold
On a cold winter weekend in 2010 I put together some warm Jamaican and European reggae sounds.

Riding the Reggae Train in 2010
Another varied selection of artists and riddims from 2010 and 2011.

A One-Drop Hip-Hop Mix
Hip-hop influenced reggae at its best.

Skanking in the 21st Century
A bunch of ska tunes done in a modern style and fashion.

Strictly Roots & Culture – An Irie Ites Special
Dedicated to the works of French production crew the Irie Ites.

On Mixcloud
A Celebration to All Reggae Queens
Two years ago on the International Women’s Day I decided to make a mix with only female artists ranging from the 60’s up until today.

Shakin’ it From the Foundation
Yet another varied selection of artists and riddims from 2010 and 2011.

Spring Mix With Modern Roots
17 tunes dating mainly from 2010.

Summer Vibes – A Sunshine Reggae Mix
My first mixtape, and it contains warm and relaxed sounds, made for a day on the beach.

A Pleasant Roots Mix
For about a year I played records at a bar in Stockholm called Pleasant. I did this mix to promote the first occasion.

A Curtis Lynch Special
Dedicated to the works of UK producer Curtis Lynch.

Revelation Time – Steppin’ it in a UK Style
Hard and mostly UK-produced steppers.

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From Waterhouse to the World – A Michael Rose Special

Michael “Mykal” Rose is one of the most consistent performers in reggae music. His career begun already in the mid 70’s and since then he has managed to put out great music for producers around the globe. His recordings in the 21st century us just as good as the ones he did in the 70’s.

In my opinion his tunes for producer Ryan Moore is among the best he has done, and well in line with his body of work produced by Prince Jammy or Sly & Robbie.

From Waterhouse to the World is a mix based solely on Michael Rose’s vast catalogue. It is solo vocals, duets, dub versions and instrumentals spanning over four decades. The mix is roughly chronological and starts off with some obscure Michael Rose vocals accompanied by their dub versions.

Then it is time for a few cuts from Black Uhuru when Michael Rose was handling the lead vocal duties. After that it is back to his solo performances.

As usual, From Waterhouse to the World is a continuous mix with no full tracks and some added sound effects. If you like what you hear, please support Michael Rose, producers and the labels and buy the tunes. All of them are easily available on mp3 and CD. A bunch of them easy to find on vinyl.

Listen and download via the player below. You can also head over to Soundcloud for more mixes. Turn it up and enjoy the music!

Artist – song title

1. Michael Rose – We Shall Overcome
2. The Kay – Overcome
3. Michael Rose – Observe Life
4. The Upsetter – Observing Dub
5. Black Uhuru – I Love King Selassie ( original version)
6. Prince Jammy – His Imperial Majesty
7. Black Uhuru – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
8. Sly & Robbie – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner version
9. Black Uhuru – Youth of Eglington
10. Black Uhuru – Youth
11. Michael Rose – Visit Them
12. Sly & Robbie – Visit Them Dub
13. Michael Rose – Friday
14. Michael Rose – Friday (horns mix)
15. Michael Rose – Burial
16. Michael Rose – Funeral Dub
17. Michael Rose – Freedom
18. Michael Rose – Freedom Dub
19. Michael Rose – No Burial
20. Michael Rose – Dub Burial
21. Michael Rose – No Hypocrites
22. Basque Dub Foundation – Midnight Organ
23. Basque Dub Foundation & Dub Terror – Dubbing Tonight
24. Michael Rose – Mr. Collie (Collieangel remix)
25. Michael Rose – Catch Up di Fire
26. Michael Rose & Hi-Kee – Catch Up di Fire
27. Michael Rose – Shoot Out
28. Michael Rose & Damian Marley – Shoot Out (remix)

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A celebration to all reggae Queens

Today is the International Women’s Day, a day of global celebration of women. As a tribute and a celebration to all the Queens in reggae music I’ve compiled a mix with some of my favorite tunes from female singers. Most of the tracks are well-known, but hopefully I’m able to broaden the horizon for a few.

Reggae songstresses have always been out there. Marcia Griffiths – the Queen of Reggae – has been active since the 60’s. At that point in time she was in great company with stars such as Joya Landis, Phyllis Dillon and Hortense Ellis.

Marcia Griffiths continued to record in the 70’s under her own name and as part of the I Threes, a group that used to sing back-up vocals for Bob Marley. The other singers in the I Threes were Judy Mowatt and Rita Marley.

In the late 70’s and early 80’s female deejays also entered the scene. The most successful is by no competition Sister Nancy, who scored a huge hit with the hypnotic Bam Bam. During these years the lovers rock genre also gained attention with singers such as Janet Kay, JC Lodge and the late Deborahe Glasgow.

In the 90’s Lady Saw made a name for herself with rude lyrics and lewd stage shows. She has been hugely successful and is labeled the Queen of Dancehall these days.

But she has fierce competition from other women, rude or otherwise. Today there are more female reggae singers than ever, a fantastic development that I’d like to see continue.

Several female reggae singers are in dancehall, like Ce’Cile, Tami Chynn, Spice, Keida and Timberlee. Others are somewhat in between dancehall and roots, such as Alaine.

On the more conscious tip you have Etana, Dezarie, Queen Omega, Queen Ifrica and Sena.

A Celebration to All Reggae Queens is a continuous mix with no full tracks and some added sound effects. If you enjoy what you hear, please support the Queens, producers and labels and buy the music. All of them are easy to find on CD or mp3. I apologize for the poor sound quality on some tracks. A bunch of the 60’s and 70’s tunes are taken from vinyl.

Listen in the player below and download by clicking the link (right click, save as). You can also listen via Mixcloud.

Reggaemani – A Celebration to All Reggae Queens

Artist – song title (riddim)

1. Nora Dean – Barbwire (You Don’t Care)
2. Joya Landis – Moonlight Lover (Moonlight Lover)
3. Marcia Griffiths – Feel Like Jumping (54-46)
4. Susan Cadogan – Hurt so Good
5. Judy Mowatt – Down in the Valley
6. Sister Nancy – Bam Bam (Stalag)
7. Rita Marley – One Draw 12” mix (One Draw)
8. JC Lodge – Telephone Love (Rumours)
9. Deborahe Glasgow – Champion Lover (Rumours)
10. Dawn Penn – You Don’t Love Me (No, No, No) (You Don’t Love Me)
11. Lady Saw – Sycamore Tree (Joyride)
12. Tanya Stephens – It’s a Pity (Doctor’s Darling)
13. Dezarie – Poverty
14. Alaine – Deeper
15. Tami Chynn – Over and Over (Guardian Angel)
16. Queen Omega – Jah Dawta (Soprano)
17. Sena – Outcry in the City (Stronga)
18. Etana – I Got You
19. Queen Ifrica – Times Like These (City Life)
20. Ce’Cile – Take My Heart (Major)

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Shakin’ it From the Foundation

Time again for a mix with some great reggae music. Shakin’ it From the Foundation is a mixed dish of contemporary reggae. I’ve added some rock steady, nyabinghi and hip-hop infused one drop.

Most productions are European. You have the great Roberto Sánchez from Spain, Curtis Lynch from the UK and Frenchman Sherkhan, now operating from Jamaica though.

There are both originals and relicks. Youl’ll probably recognize the last riddim in the mix as it provided the backing for the Mighty Diamonds hit tune Pass the Kouchie from the early 80’s.

Liquid’s Hold a Vibe will probably also sound familiar. It’s based on the Liquidator riddim produced by Harry J in the late 60’s. The best known version is probably I’ll Take You There by American soul group Staple Singers.

All tunes are of course carefully selected. But Rasta Chant stands out since its performer passed soon after it was released. J.O.E died only 25 years old from a brain aneurysm.

As usual – Shakin’ it From the Foundation is a continuous mix with no full tracks and some added sound effects. If you like what you hear, please support the artists, producers and labels and purchase the tunes. Most of them are available on vinyl, mp3 or CD.

Listen in the player below and download by clicking the link (right click, save as). You can also listen via Mixcloud.

Reggaemani – Shakin’ it From the Foundation

Artist – song title (label – riddim)

1. Alpheus – From Creation (A-Lone – Dirty Dozen)
2. Lone Ark Riddim Force – Creation Dub (A-Lone – Dirty Dozen)
3. Courtney John – Love Is (Joe Fraser – You Don’t Need Me)
4. Sadiki – Change Your Mind (Joe Fraser – You Don’t Need Me)
5. Liquid – Hold a Vibe (Liquidator)
6. Junior X & Sizzla – Changes (Tiger – Electricity 2nd Part: DC)
7. Perfect – So Much I Love You (Tiger – Electricity 2nd Part: DC)
8. Sherkhan – Electricity Riddim Version (Tiger – Electricity 1st Part: AC)
9. Sizzla – Terrible Stranger (Bombrush – Nyabinghi)
10. Monster Twins – Congo Drum (Bombrush – Nyabinghi)
11. J.O.E – Rasta Chant (Bombrush – Nyabinghi)
12. Tarrus Riley – Chaka Zulu Pickney (Bombrush – Nyabinghi)
13. Bombrush Muzik – Nyabinghi Instrumental (Bombrush – Nyabinghi)
14. Jah Marnyah – Be Careful (Next Generation Family – Backstabber)
15. Queen Omega – Take Control (Next Generation Family – Backstabber)
16. Next Generation Family – Backstabber Riddim Version (Next Generation Family – Backstabber)
17. Franz Job – Special Lover (Necessary Mayhem – Pass the Kouchie)
18. Mr. Williamz – Tommy Ranks (Necessary Mayhem – Pass the Kouchie)
19. Da Grynch – Pass the Kouchie Instrumental (Necessary Mayhem – Pass the Kouchie)

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Revelation Time – Steppin’ it inna UK style

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and I should probably have thought about making a lovers rock mix. Instead, I have dug deep into my vaults of UK-produced reggae.

These tunes are heavy as lead and played by a bunch of musicians with a relentless attitude. Just listen to the hard hitting darkness in the Prophecy riddim. In its dub version it feels like you are walking in the dark woods surrounded by trolls and goblins. It’s a powerful experience.

In Revelation Time – Steppin’ it inna UK Style I have collected 24 tunes from some of my favourite UK producers, such as Bush Chemists, Neil Perch and Nick Manasseh. The styles are ranging from the raw darkness in Neil Perch’s productions to Vibronics somewhat jazzy English Girl performed by Boney L and Dubkasm’s meditative From the Foundation by Dub Judah.

As usual – Revelation Time is a continuous mix with no full tracks and some added sound effects. If you like what you hear, please support the artists, producers and labels and purchase the tunes. Most of them are easily available on mp3 or CD. Vinyl might be a bit harder though.

Listen in the player below and download by clicking the link (right click, save as). You can also listen and download via Mixcloud. You might want lower your bass settings when you listen to this mix in company with non-experienced reggae listeners. Otherwise someone might get hurt.

Reggaemani – Revelation Time – Steppin’ it inna UK Style

Artist – song title (label – riddim)

1. Colour Red – Revelation Intro (Charm)
2. Fitta Warri – Gideon Youth (Universal Egg – Crisis)
3. Kenny Knotts – Wicked Man (Universal Egg – Crisis)
4. Abassi All Stars – Crisis (Universal Egg – Crisis)
5. Jah Free – Rod of Correction (Universal Egg)
6. Abassi All Stars – Dub of Correction (Universal Egg)
7. Dark Angel – Free da Minds (Roots Garden)
8. Manasseh – Version Minded (Roots Garden)
9. Colour Red – Run Come (Conscious Sounds)
10. Ghetto Priest – League of Nations (Conscious Sounds)
11. Bush Chemists – League of Nations Dub (Conscious Sounds)
12. Earl 16 – Stem the Tide (Universal Egg – Prophecy)
13. Junior Kigwa – Jah Before Us (Universal Egg – Prophecy)
14. Abassi All Stars – Prophecy (Universal Egg – Prophecy)
15. Dubkasm & Dub Judah – From the Foundation (Sufferah’s Choice)
16. Dubkasm – Foundational Dub (Sufferah’s Choice)
17. Ghetto Priest – This Time (Conscious Sounds)
18. Bush Chemists – This Time Melodica (Conscious Sounds)
19. Bush Chemists – This Time Dub 1 (Conscious Sounds)
20. Boney L – English Girl (Scoops)
21. Ranking Joe – Original Rastaman (Scoops)
22. Vibronics – Original Rastaman Dub (Scoops)
23. Prince David – Evil Fi Burn (Universal Egg)
24. Moa Anbessa – Forward Dub (Universal Egg)

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Reggaemani presents – Food for Your Soul

My first mix in 2011 is based on a bunch of tunes from 2010 that in my view didn’t get the proper recognition when they were released. I haven’t heard many of them in other mixes and thought they deserve some attention from me.

Therefore, Food for Your Soul might be a bit eclectic, since there are many forms of reggae music included. There’s the usual European one drop, such as the Camel riddim. But included are also the Lee Perry infused roots in Fundracar and Komlan’s Kali Kali, Zion Train’s steppers reworking of Rainbow Children and some raving dancehall in the Screw Dem riddim.

Most productions are European, several from Germany and France.

As usual – Food for Your Soul is a continuous mix with no full tracks and some added sound effects. If you like what you hear, please support the artists, producers and labels and buy the tunes. Most of them are easily available on mp3, CD or vinyl.

Listen in the player below and download by clicking the link (right click, save as). You can also listen and download via Soundcloud. Turn it up loud and enjoy!

Reggaemani – Food For Your Soul

Artist – title (label – riddim)

1. Bunji Garlin & Faye Ann Lyons – No Gangsters (Supersonic Sound)
2. Bunji Garlin & Faye Ann Lyons – No Gangsters Instrumental (Supersonic Sound)
3. Bunji Garlin & Million Stylez – Long Time (Supersonic Sound)
4. Bunji Garlin & Million Stylez – Long Time Instrumental (Supersonic Sound)
5. Ghetto Priest – Evolution (Reggae Roast)
6. Ghetto Priest – Evolution (Richie Phoe dub remix) (Reggae Roast)
7. Fundracar & Komlan – Kali Kali (Renegade)
8. Fundracar & Komlan – Kali Dubwise (Professor Skank remix) (Renegade)
9. Alborosie & Wendy Rene – Tears (Megabass)
10. Jaba & Wendy Rene – After Laughter (Megabass)
11. Natty King – Don’t Be Foolish (House of Riddim – Camel)
12. Anthony Cruz – Who Dem (House of Riddim – Camel)
13. House of Riddim – Camel Riddim Version (House of Riddim – Camel)
14. Dixie Peach – Babylon (Own Mission – Bun Up)
15. Echo Minott – Nah Go Jail (Own Mission – Bun Up)
16. Own Mission Crew – Nah Go Jail Instrumental (Own Mission – Bun Up)
17. Ras Zacharri – I Don’t Know (Own Mission – Don’t Know)
18. Elijah Prophet – Can’t Trust Them (Own Mission – Don’t Know)
19. Own Mission Crew – Don’t Know Riddim Version (Own Mission – Don’t Know)
20. Zion Train & Brinsley Forde – Rainbow Children (Universal Egg)
21. Zion Train & Brinsley Forde – Rainbow Children Dub (Universal Egg)
22. Chezidek – More Trees (Cut Stone – Ghetto Steam)
23. Perfect – Tax Extortion (Cut Stone – Ghetto Steam)
24. Bosey – Ghetto Steam Instrumental (Cut Stone – Ghetto Steam)
25. Agent Sasco – Island Lover (Life Line – Set It Off)
26. Konshens – Simple Song (Life Line – Set It Off)
27. Nicholas “Niko” Browne – Set It Off Instrumental (Life Line – Set It Off)
28. Dreadsquad & Lady Chann – Money Ah Dem Good (Televison Tom Minimal Dub) (Superfly – Screw Dem)
29. Dreadsquad & Lady Chann – Money Ah Dem Good (African Beat – Screw Dem)
30. Top Cat – Buck Up (African Beat – Screw Dem)
31. Perfect – Reggae Music (African Beat – Screw Dem)

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Reggaemani presents – Chillin’ in the Cold

Chillin’ in the Cold is my latest reggae mix and I have chosen tunes that have been keeping me warm these last couple of weeks. Since the temperature in Stockholm has been down to -15 ºC (5 ºF) recently, I have been listening to rather a lot of music to keep me sane.

Riding the Reggae Train 2010 was my previous mix. That one was a diverse excursion into one drop reggae, dancehall and dubstep.

I really enjoyed making it, so Chillin in the Cold is really eclectic and gathers many different styles. You have one drop reggae, dancehall, nyabinghi and some very, very pop influenced reggae.

The last seven songs on Chillin’ in the Cold are as close to pop music reggae can get. Any of these could easily make it into the top lists with the right promotion campaign.

Yes, I might have gone a bit soft on this one. But, I guess you have to broaden your horizons some times and not only go for the obvious roots reggae or dancehall.

The mix only contains tunes from 2010. Some are brand new, for example Jahdan Blakkamoore’s All Comes Back to One and J-Boog’s Waiting on the Rain.

As usual – Chillin’ in the Cold is a continuous mix with no full tracks and some added sound samples. If you like what you hear, please support the artists, producers and labels and purchase the tunes. Most of them are easily available as mp3, CD or vinyl.

Listen in the player below and download by clicking the link (right click, save as). You can also listen and download via Soundcloud. Enjoy!

Reggaemani presents – Chillin’ in the Cold

Artist – song title (label – riddim)

1. Junior Kelly – Same Way (Soul Vybz – Same Way)
2. Luciano – Save Us Oh Jah (Soul Vybz – Same Way)
3. Soul Vybz All Stars – Same Way Riddim (Soul Vybz – Same Way)
4. Ras Mac Bean – Brighter Day (Rubaskapeù Prod – Brighter Day)
5. Queen Omega – Last Days (Rubaskapeù Prod – Brighter Day)
6. Babyclone Band & IkaRooTs MuZik – Brighter Day Riddim (Rubaskapeù Prod – Brighter Day)
7. Subatomic Sound System & Nomadic Wax & Anthony B – Dem Can’t Stop We From Talk (Subatomic Sound)
8. Subatomic Sound System & Nomadic Wax & Jahdan Blakkamoore – Real Authentic Vibes (Subatomic Sound)
9. Subatomic Sound System & Nomadic Wax – NYC-2 Africa (Subatomic Sound)
10. Fantan Mojah – Hungry Again (Special Delivery – Westside)
11. Konshens – Crossfire (Special Delivery – Westside)
12. Chris Martin – As I Walk Away (Young Veterans – Jah Protect)
13. Konshens – Watch Me Fade (Young Veterans – Jah Protect)
14. Perfect – Work Hard (Young Veterans – Jah Protect)
15. Jahdan Blakkamoore – All Comes back to One (Lustre Kings)
16. Protoje & Ky-Mani Marley – Rasta Love (Don Corleon)
17. J-Boog – Waiting on the Rain (Don Corleon)
18. Mighty Howard – Home (Mighty Works)

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Reggaemani presents – Riding the reggae train in 2010

My latest mixes have been dedicated to certain themes such as one drop hip-hop and modern ska.

My new mix – Riding the Reggae Train in 2010 – is instead a lot more diversified and ranges over several reggae genres and offers a little something for everybody. One drop, dubstep and dancehall all comes together for this treat.

The mix is built on six different riddims from producers hailing from Switzerland, Denmark, France and the Netherlands. The artists are both veterans and newcomers and are mainly from Jamaica with a few exceptions.

As usual – Riding the Reggae Train in 2010 is a continuous mix with no full tracks and some added sound samples. If you like what you hear, please support the artists and the labels and purchase the tunes. Most of them are easily available as mp3, vinyl or CD.

Listen in the player below and download by clicking the link (right click, save as). You can also listen and download via Soundcloud. Enjoy!

Reggaemani – Riding the Reggae Train in 2010

Artist – song title (label – riddim)

1. Fantan Mojah – The Majesty Don’t Please (Weedy-G – Jaguar)
2. Luciano & Spectacular – Be Yourself (Weedy-G – Jaguar)
3. Skarra Mucci – Jah Blessings (Weedy-G – Jaguar)
4. Mystic MC – Water Drop (Burton – Water Drop)
5. Alec Burton – Water Dub (Burton – Water Drop)
6. Konshens – The Way Life Goes (Bombist – Hustlin’)
7. Peetah Morgan – Di Government (Bombist – Hustlin’)
8. J-Boog – Coldest Zone (Bombist – Hustlin’)
9. Benaïssa – Sodom and Gomorra (JahSolidRock)
10. Mikey General – Jah Jah Have the Handle (JahSolidRock)
11. Mikey General – Jah Jah Have the Handle Dub (JahSolidRock)
12. Alborosie – Rainy Day (dubstep remix) (Soul Vybz – Sunrise)
13. Luciano – Business Lock (dubstep remix) (Soul Vybz – Sunrise)
14. Soul Vybz All Stars – Sunrise Version Dub (dubstep remix) (Soul Vybz – Sunrise)
15. Konshens – War Straight (Roots Survival – Protection)
16. Polyfamous & Gyptian – It’s Amazing (Roots Survival – Protection)
17. Mr. Diamond – Be Careful (Roots Survival – Protection)

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Reggaemani presents – A one drop hip-hop mix

Reggae and hip-hop have always had a symbiotic and close relationship. From the early days of Jamaican deejaying to today’s contemporary hip-hop scene.

DJ Kool Herc, one of the founding fathers of the hip-hop movement, was a Jamaican immigrant and wanted to have a sound system in the Bronx in the early 70’s. He built his own and brought a whole new culture to the world by doing so. The rest is as you say history.

My new mix is called One Drop Hip-Hop. As the name indicates the tunes brought together are reggae with a hip-hop vibe. The bass is loud and riddims are extraordinary pulsating.

There are many relicks here. For instance the Jah Children riddim and Billie Jean riddim. The former is a brilliant and very clever version on the None A Jah Jah Children riddim by Ras Michael & The Sons of Negus. The latter is a brand new version of the Billie Jean/Chim Cherry riddim, originally produced by Lee Perry, and made famous by American singjay Shinehead in the 80’s.

Other highlights includes the anthemic Rock the Spot from Ward 21 and the brutal Liberation Time by Capleton and rapper Noreaga. Be sure to take cover when this one blasts through your speakers. Noreaga’s fury delivery makes Capleton’s singjaying sound surprisingly serene.

As usual – One Drop Hip-Hop is a continuous mix with no full tracks and some added sound effects. If you like what you hear, please support the artists and labels and purchase the tunes. Most of them are easily available as mp3 or vinyl or CD.

Download by clicking the link (right click, save as). You can also listen and download on Soundcloud. Enjoy!

Reggaemani presents – A one drop hip-hop mix

Artist – song title (label – riddim)

1. Pressure – Ina Dancehall (Irie Ites – Strange Things)
2. Sena – Strange Days (Irie Ites – Strange Things)
3. Alborosie & Kymani Marley – Streets (Shengen)
4. Junior Kelly – Lots of Herb (Nowtime Sound – Jah Children)
5. Chezidek – Herbsman Rise Again (Nowtime Sound – Jah Children)
6. Moese Angel – Jah Jah Mission
7. Sizzla – Police Oppression (Irie Ites – Billie Jean)
8. Spectacular – Born in the Ghetto (Irie Ites – Billie Jean)
9. Ward 21 – Rock the Spot (Richvibes )
10. Sena – Work It (Ghetto Scorp – Eyes On My Purpose)
11. Lutan Fyah – Cut It (Ghetto Scorp – Eyes On My Purpose)
12. Nas & Damian Marley – Friends
13. Lutan Fyah & Spectacular – Kill Dem Sound (Irie Ites – Stop That Train)
14. Mr Benn & Blak Twang & Blackout JA – Long Time (Square One)
15. Mr Benn – Long Time Instrumental (Square One)
16. Capleton & Noreaga – Liberation Time (Kingstone – Cognition)

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