Words by Deejay Theory
Running the soca at Mixtape Mondays in recovery from Caribana and preparation for the massive Barbados Cropover and Foreday Morning fetes coming up this week. Grab D music below, cash in some miles, and who knows maybe you’ll even end up whining with Rihanna this year… And look out for a premiere of Jam Central’s summer soca mix coming up shortly.
Private Ryan, The Cropover Sampler 2014: The Trini mixtape mayor DJ Private Ryan delivers this year’s installment to his soundtrack to Cropover highlighting some of the soca hits that will be running the country of Barbados this week. Brand new raving anthems from Lead Pipe, Lil Rick, Shal Marshall, Shanta Prince, Kes The Band, King Bubba, Imani, Fadda Fox and more to get the people and the plastic cups ready for the road. Stream and download below, tracklist here.
DJ Mess, Socaration 06: Extra large Carnival soca and African crossover mix from the one DJ Mess repping Ghetto Youth Sound and Most High Records all the way from Slovakia. This one gets you feeling a way right out the gate with nonstop energy and an extra large dutty stinking serving of big road tunes and remixes. There’s a full two hour version to grab here, CD-length stream and download below:
DJ Bimshire, Cropover Soca Sampler 2014: Nonstop whining this week in celebration of the beginning of Cropover in Barbados, and we keep it going strong right here. This is another healthy dose of sun and rum courtesy of Washington DC’s DJ Bimshire who shows love and appreciation for his home country and island with this energetic and authentic ting. Stream and download below: