Audio: Walshy Fire + So Shifty Remix “Bruk It Down”

January 7, 2013

Words by Tasha Brownโ€”

Just when you thought Mr. Vegasโ€™ โ€œBruk It Downโ€ couldnโ€™t be mixed anymore, Walshy Fire and So Shifty have put a fresh spin on Vegas’ year-old-yet-still-going dancehall hit over the holidays. Walshy and So Shifty are no strangers to dancehall remixes, but the Jamaican born, Miami-based selector/mic man and the German production duo took this oneโ€”actually, there’s two, slightly different remixesโ€”in a surprising direction that recalls Brazilian baile funk and Baltimore club, and is driven by the twangy sound of a jew’s harp. When two (well, three) dancehall gurus merge on an already-banging Mr. Vegas track, this is what it sounds like: