Words by Deejay Theory
Hopefully everyone here in the states had a blessed holiday weekend with their loves and gave some thanks for life. We’re back to the Monday grind with some fresh mixes for your eardrums (no more drumsticks, please.)
Shotz The Selector’s Choice, Vybz Kartel Edition: Keeping in the steady stream of artist-themed tributes, London’s Shots The Selectors Choice churns out his latest in the series with a 100% Vybz Kartel megamix. Although still incarcerated, the president of gaza nation remains the most rated deejay in dancehall today, continuing to deliver hits pon toppa hits. Staying up-2-di-time with the selections, Shotz has compiled a bag of the current forwards from Addi (like “All Aboard” and “Kremlin”) along with a few slightly older essentials as well. There’s plenty of stars in dancehall but there truly is only 1 Vybz Kartel…
Steel Finga x Lila Iké, The Humble & Wise Mixtape: The newest member from Protoje’s In.Digg.Nation Collective Lila Iké is set to turn heads in reggae music via her vintage-meets-modern soul. We recently premiered “Gotti Gotti” only her second release to date, and today we have a full-length mix offering courtesy of Sensimedia and mixed by Steel Finga of Jah Cuban with Lila on hosting duties. Over an hour of modern culture tunes including new music from Lila Iké, Protoje, Pentateuch Movement, Ziah & more. Stream and download below.
Max RubaDub, 200% Exclusive: Switzerland’s Max RubaDub has been making regular noise in the reggae/dub/deejay department for a minute now, crafting exclusive blends and refixes across the board – and each with a distinct reggae backbone. For his latest concoction he chefs up 2 full hours (!) of original remixes, blends and dubplate flips on 200% Exclusive, showcasing a deep love of all things reggae, bassline, and remix-worthy. Definitely worth a rinse! Tracklist, download and some remix goodies for the DJ’s here.