Words by Deejay Theory
#MixtapeMondays time again! Be on the lookout for the next up in our monthly mix series, but for now here’s some fresh mixes to enjoy from some of our favorite global plugs.
Jillionaire, Caribbean Hip Hop Guest Mix on Sway in the Morning: Trini lifestyle don and LargeUp / Major Lazer family Jillionaire just blessed the control room at Sway in the Morning to give the Sirius XM airwaves a unique T&T special. While the show is primarily a hip hop platform, Sway explains in the intro it really comes down to appreciating culture from all angles – which Jilly represents with a megamix of strictly Trini & Caribbean hip hop artists all recorded live on air. You don’t want to miss this one boi. Stream below, tracklist here
Mixpak, Upfront 063: The Mixpak cru are constantly cooking riddims and bubbling up new underground sounds and artists from their Brooklyn headquarters. From hardcore bashment to weirdo warehouse rave they’ve always found a way to make everything fit in it’s proper place, and give a nice taste of that here with this guest mix for Boiler Room. Quarterbacked by Dre Skull and The Large with Wildlife at the wheels, look out for a heap of exclusive previews and forthcoming material from label mates like Popcaan, Jubilee, Murlo and more. Stream below, tracklist and download here
So Shifty, Spring Ting: Maybe it’s the perfect 77 degree weather in SF at the moment but this mix from the So Shifty family was the absolute perfect cocktail this weekend. I highly recommend adding it to your rotation right away, along with just about any of their mixes to date tbh. All the best in current dancehall vibes to welcome the spring season along with welcome bits of Afro, pop, reggaeton and more. Más vibras… Stream and download the ting below