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If you haven’t noticed, it’s Carnival time right now in Trinidad and, if you’re experiencing tabanca or simply need to keep liming, we’ve got the bacchanalist in you covered at #MixtapeMondays. Wave a towel at work or keep it going on the road below:
Jillionaire, Feel Up Radio Vol.5 – One Las’ J.A.M: Our guy Trini Chris, more commonly known as Jillionaire, has a special delivery for Carnival this year. First we have the mixtape URL via his own Feel Up Records imprint plus a major IRL fete with the likes of Machel Montano and all-around T&T queen Anya Ayoung Chee. If you’re in Trinidad there’s still time to catch a pass to this year’s epic finale this Tuesday 2/17 right here. Stream and download One Las’ J.A.M. below to experience the vibe:
Private Ryan, Soca Brainwash 2015: It wouldn’t be Carnival without an official Soca Brainwash mix from T&T’s soca mixtape authority, DJ Private Ryan. Fully loaded with excess amount of vitamin D, rum and energy, this is your one-way ticket to the road with close to three hours of essential picks from 2015 favorites including Destra, Kes, Machel, Erphann Alves, Bunji Garlin, Sekon Sta, Kerwin Dubois, Lyrikal and more. Stream and download below:
Blood Orange, Devonté’s Sounds Of Guyana Megamix Vol.1: Closing things out is a refreshing taste of something a little different courtesy of Mr. Devonté Hynes a.k.a Blood Orange. Following a trip last year to his native Guyana, Dev compiled this selection of various diggings unearthed in a Georgetown CD store, which he’s delivered just in time for next week’s Mashramani festivities. Representing the multicultural setting of Guyana, the session runs through disco, bollywood, reggae, soul, dub, rock and rap, as if you were at a house party in Manhattan with Dev at the controls. Stream and download below, tracklist here.