Words by Deejay Theory
Hope everyone had a safe NYE and great start to the year so far. #MixtapeMondays trodding on as always with new roots, foundation and brand new soca all from some top Trini deejays. Press play below…
Private Ryan, Soca Starter 2016: Trinidad’s reigning soca general heeds the people’s call again with 2016’s quintessential Carnival warmup mix. Soca Starter is the annual prequel to his massive Soca Brainwash series, introducing many of the big tunes that will soon soundtrack the road at Trinidad Carnival. Stream below, download here.
Lion Twin x Queen Omega, Royal Bliss Mixtape: A rootical combination from two of Trinidad’s reggae ambassadors, the production/DJ duo of Lion Twin and Jeneile Osborne, better known as Queen Omega. Same way they worked with Protoje on their great Ancient Future tape, Royal Bliss is a studio mix full of exclusive music and positive vibes. Stream and download below.
DJ Valley V, Love in the Time of Reggae: Vintage selections to close us out courtesy of T&T’s own DJ Valley V at the controls. She selects some lesser-know gems and strictly niceness all around from reggae music royalty that will surely add a mellow mood to your surroundings wherever you may be. Stream below, tracklist here.