Words by DJ Arems
Warmer weather is finally on it’s way and we’ve got the mixtapes to help heat up your Spring! This week’s selections bring you whining time chunes, a focus on Buju has he gets ready for release from prison, and brand new fiyah on the dancehall tip. Let’s get into it!
DJ Sensilover, Whining Work: Italy’s mixtape machine is back at again with a brand new dancehall and afrobeats mix for those that love to buss a whine. This one features mainly brand new dancehall and exclusive blends and remixes to get your waistline moving. Sensilover and his Irie Soldiers crew always put out quality mixtapes and this one is no exception. Perfect for party time if you’re looking to get the daggerin started! Stream below:
DJ Genius in HD, Somebody Say Buju: It won’t be long before we see the release of Buju Banton from jail as he’s slated to be released at the end of this year. There’s been a big void in reggae and dancehall with out Gargamel on the scenel and we’re made even more aware of that with the Genius in HD’s brand new mix “Somebody Say Buju”. Here you’ll find all the classics, perfectly mixed together in this well thought out mix. There were rumours that Buju was free earlier this year but unfortunately we’ll have to wait for the legend to get out just a few more months. Until then, this mixtape will definitely hold you over. Stream below:
Faction Sound, DHSN on Sirius XM March 2018: Faction Sound have been regular guests on Sirius XM’s only dancehall show airing once a week, Saturday nights on Chanel 42 the Joint and their latest episode brings you a whole heap ah brand new dancehall with nothing but pure fiyah as expected. The four man crew representing Vancouver, New York City, Miami and San Francisco each rep their own unique style on this 1 hour mix including exclusive productions and remixes. Almost all the heat that 2018 has had to offer is here so make sure to log on and tune in now! Stream below: