Words by Deejay Theory
#MixtapeMondays returns with a barrage of dancehall and reggae selections from the foundation to the future and right back to Africa. Catch a ride below.
Walshy Fire, Riddimstream Volume 9: Recently returning from an unforgettable trip to Cuba with his Major Lazer squadron – read his personal memoir of the historic occasion right here – Walshy Fire is back with his latest dancehall mix in conjunction with Riddimstream. Running through a heap of selections in the tropical bass or #FutureDancehall world as the kids say, Walshy obviously has his hand in all that and then some with the right specials on top. Stream below, tracklist and download here
Soldia Sound, Afrodrop: As you may have noticed around here we excitedly just dropped our Afro Soca mix highlighting, well, Afro Soca. On a completely different side of the coin in comes a mix that runs strictly African one drop from selectors Rookie B and Chukks from Switzerland’s Soldia Sound. Afrodrop is a one of a kind mix that displays the Jamaican influence on African roots reggae artists throughout the continent. Stream and download below, tracklist and respective origins here
Lion Twin, Studio One Mix: We’re usually an easy sell for a quality Studio One megamix, and this time we’ve got Trini soldiers Lion Twin at the controls letting off some of the necessary bits in the timeless Studio One catalog. Mixed and recorded inna soundsystem style as usual, this classic tribute mix gets the job done with over an hour of vibes from the late Coxsone Dodd, King Sporty and a stack of reggae music’s greatest voices. Stream and download below