Words by DJ Arems
It’s the last week of Summer and here at Mixtape Mondays we’ve found some wicked mixes to help extend those summer vibes straight into Fall. Two mixes featuring brand new dancehall plus a laid back dancehall-infused mix outta Germany. Summer cyan dunn with these on rotation.
PREMIERE – Orijahnal Vibez, Big League Mix 2016: Brooklyn’s own Brian Orijahnal of Orijahnal Vibez and Rice and Peas has released another madd mixtape to sum up the summer’s biggest dancehall chunes. If you found yourself bussin a wine in the dancehall in the past few months, chances are, those riddims are on this mix. Packed full of dubplates and tracks from huge artists like Mavado, Wayne Wonder, Buju Banton, and Vybz Kartel, Big League Mix 2016 is the perfect mix to keep your summer going. Stream below:
DJ Triplet, Pree Me: 2016 seems to be the year that Dancehall put its stamp once again on Hip Hop and RnB and the whole trend has been pushed by Canadian artists like Drake, Tory Lanez and up and coming OVO artists Ramriddlz and Roy Woods. Germany’s DJ Triplet has compiled a mix of these laid-back tracks from the aforementioned artists plus dancehall artists Ricky Blaze, Mavado and Popcaan. Pree Me is also sprinkled with RnB and Hip Hop tracks but all are in that same lane of dancehall-influenced feelgood chunes. This one will wash away your late summer blues instantly. Stream below and download here:
Gaza Priince, AfterAll Dancehall Mix 2016: Gaza Priince, also known as Priince Muzik has been promoting new dancehall releases through mixtapes and his multiple websites for years. His latest release brings us a blend of brand new dancehall like the Club Life Riddim that just dropped last week along with proven dancehall bangers like the Toll Road Riddim which has been garnering multiple pull ups all summer. Find everything that’s new and a lot of surefiyah heat too on Afterall. Stream below: