Words by DJ Arems
We kick off this week’s #MixtapeMondays with a premiere that will definitely get you hyped – then keep it on the party tip with another big one for summer. Lastly slowing things down on a more mellow vibe. Pure fiyah on all fronts.
LargeUp Premiere: Jamie Rodigan, Way Up Dancehall Blend 2016: From the streets of London comes this special delivery packed with exclusive blends, dubplates and the biggest chunes currently smashing clubs across the world. Jamie Rodigan has compiled a fast paced mix that blasts you with hit after hit including new music from Alkaline, Popcaan, Vybz Kartel, Konshens, Spice, Mavado & many more. Make sure you listen carefully cuz some of the tracks only get a few seconds of play before it’s on to the next smash. Sprinkled with funny clips of relative viral sound bytes throughout the mix and stacked with all the dancehall you need to be listening to right now, this mix is a must have. Stream and download below:
Reid Waters, Fun Ova Gun: Summer is almost here and that beach and pool party feeling is back in the air. Miami’s Reid Waters provides the good times soundtrack for the season with Fun Ova Gun – a bere vibes mix ready to set off the celebrations. With zero badman tracks pon deck, Reid runs feel good chune after chune with all the classics you’ve come to expect when it’s time to party in the dancehall. Look for your favorites from Vybz Kartel, Beenie Man, Mavado and Popcaan. No gun talk – just pure prime times. Stream below:
Riddim Wise, Vibes Delight Mixtape: Montreal’s Riddim Wise brings us one of the smoothest Reggae mixes I’ve heard in a long time with the end result leaving you on a higher level of consciousness from this Vibes Delight mix. Consisting of mainly new reggae from over the past year, Riddim Wise runs only the cream of the crop on this one with tracks from artists like Chronixx, Jah Cure, Busy Signal, Romain Virgo and many more. A relaxing mix that will have you setting it to repeat. Pull up dat! Stream and download below.