Mixtape Mondays: Jillionaire, So Shifty, Dancehall Yogi

March 24, 2014

Words by Deejay Theory  —

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With Winter Music Conference in full swing—look out for a recap from our Winter Music Massive in a few—it’s all about the Miami vibrations on #MixtapeMondays today. We have a wicked array of tropical bass and dancehall vibes on deck. Madness from Trini Chris, mixed bag of badness from Hamburg and uncut dancehall from Oakland. Heading straight to the beach today…

Jillionaire, Feel Up Radio Vol.2: One of our chief Electro-Caribbean crossover advisors, the man like Jillionaire has a special treat for you this week courtesy of his finally launched label Feel Up Records. It’s exciting to see where this label is gonna take things musically, but you know it will have a strong Caribbean presence laced with various electronic mayhem and excess amounts a bass. This tape shows and proves what the party is all about, and speaking of parties catch Jillionaire, Walshy Fire, DJ Gravy & Micro Don, Jubilee, yours truly and more LargeUp fam at Jilli’s annual Chicken & Beer jumpoff in Miami this Saturday 3/29. Stream the mix below to get the vibe in check pronto:

So Shifty, DAD078: New murderation on deck from our Gs in Hamburg at the So Shifty headquarters, via the good folks at Do Androids Dance. DJ/producers Jr. Blender and Bigga T are always sitting on and often sharing large quantities of heat at all times, from large official remixes to bootlegs to mixes offering a cornucopia of tropical sounds in every direction. Leading off with some serfbort vibes (Blender can turn any tune into a one drop masterpiece) the team quickly move into some of the higher energy remixes and exclusives they’re running the world with right now. Stream and download below, tracklist and more info here:

Dancehall Yogi, Volume One: We’ve got some debut runnings from an up-and-comer in the dancehall deejay game, the one miss Lady J aka Dancehall Yogi outta Oakland, California. It’s always good to see another bad female on the scene repping for dancehall and reggae full-time, putting in hella work behind the turntables to make her impression felt. Catch her first mix right here with a stacked collection of the latest in dancehall mixed nice an criss. Stream and download below, tracklist here.