Words by Deejay Theory —
Another week at hand at Mixtape Mondays with more new and timeless music to share. Some insane dubplates this round from one of the pioneering soundystsems in reggae and dancehall history, plus more original music from some big voices in modern roots and beyond. Check the vibes below
Jahdan Blakkamoore, The Blakkamoore Chronicles Vol.1: “Ready We Gone”: One of the most talented and diverse vocalists in the game just unleashed a brand new mixtape on the world, something nice and solid to hold the people over in between albums. Jahdan Blakkamoore has been LargeUp family since day one, and it’s always a pleasure to hear new music and catch the latest movements, whether it’s touching the road for festivals and shows across the globe, recording with acts like Major Lazer and Snoop Lion, or producing independent works like this right here joined by the man Relic Secure at the mic and boards. Tons of new material and bars on this mix, flexing Jahdan’s versatility over a spectrum of different reggae and electronic versions. Stream below, more info here.
Bass Odyssey, 100% Buju Banton Dubplates Mix: Strong piece of soundsystem history here, should be pretty self-explanatory from the title alone. The almighty Bass Odyssey sound are celebrating their 25 year anniversary in the sound killing business by sharing some heavy artillery from some of the baddest dub boxes in the industry. This is simply the first mix of the series, compiling some of the biggest and best Buju Banton specials and exclusives dating back 20+ years to the present. Epic piece of memorabilia for dubplate, Buju and reggae fans alike. Stream below, download and more info here
LargeUp Premiere: Tribe of Kings – True Love Mix (Hosted by Mighty Mystic): New roots project from the folks in San Diego at Tribe of Kings in combination with roots reggae artist and frequent collaborator Mighty Mystic. Mixed by the big man Dash Eye True Love is another nice and easy one drop, culture and lovers mix from the crew to nice up this weeks playlist. Listen and grab the exclusive premiere below, tracklist here