Words by Deejay Theory
Welcome back to another installment of #MixtapeMondays – your weekly source for Caribbean music from deejays, artists and soundsystems the world over. This week we dig into some big new roots music along with throwback and up-to-the-time dancehall and party tunes. Press play below:
Kabaka Pyramid, The Lyricist Mixtape: One of reggae music’s brightest stars of today Kabaka Pyramid drops an extra-large debut mixtape mixed by the mighty Dev Kutta from Livity Movements out in BK. Right from the jump and throughout the mix, the always upbeat deejay lays out is mission, making it clear that this is as good a time as any to let the people know what’s behind the content and rhymes in his songs. Reggae music is very much alive and well and, if for any reason you’re having doubts, press play on this mix. Stream and download below:
Orijahnal Vibez, Wayne Wonder Promo Mix for Micro Don’s Bday: Next Friday December 5th in NYC it’s all about the big man Micro Don‘s b-day splashment at Santos Party House with the superstar Wayne Wonder live in the place. To celebrate the occasion, his Rice and Peas colleague Orijahnal Vibez goes deep on the classics and specials from Mr. Wonder, setting the tone for what is sure to be a memorable night with Wayne and the Rice and Peas crew. Stream and download below:
DJ Sabz, Set Straight: Wrapping things up this week with a nonstop raving/party mix from the UK’s Deejay Sabz from Wassmuffin Sound. We toasted his Mek Dem Kotch mix around this time last year and this one yah nice same way featuring all the current and unrated bashment hits you can fill in a red cup to get your week started. Stream below, get the tracklist and download here.