Mixtape Mondays: Black Love Sound x Bounty Killer, New Vision Sound, Deejay Theory, Fifty Kaliba Sound

Words By Kali Madden

It’s a festive vibe this Monday as reggae and dancehall fans continue to celebrate a cultural highpoint from the epic VerzuzTV clash between Bounty Killer and Beenie Man. If you missed it, you saw the memes and heard the recaps. The authentic display of clash culture showcased the genre’s infectious energy as fans were satisfyingly entertained by the two legends, as music heavyweights such as Rihanna, Erykah Badu, Diddy, Ashanti, JaRule, DJ Khaled and more added their thoughts in the comment. RiRi, do you see me me? A jus bere Bullet Bullet.

Kicking off this week’s mixes is a Bounty blend to keep the party lit!

Black Love Sound – Bounty Killer Quaranting Mix 2020 

Bounty Killer continues to have one of the most notable and loved voices in dancehall music. As his catalog ages, his songs remind us that music should only get better with time. Black Love Sound gives us a quick round up of Bounty’s most loved deep cuts such as “Inseparable,” “Pum Pum Power,” “Bruk It,” “Born and Raise,” and more. Listen to Bounty Killa Quaranting Mix 2020 here:

New Vision Sound – Uptop Mixtape Hosted By Teejay
Mek we roll. This one is a high energy, dancehall vibe for all flavors of dancehall fans – from hardcore to newschool. Hosted by Uptop Boss Teejay and mixed by Eric Porter of Fort Lauderdale-based New Vision Sound, the Uptop Mixtape features remixes of Teejay’s “Henne & Weed,” Jahvillani’s “Wileside Governement,” and more big tunes such as Vybz Kartel’s “World Government,” Skillibeng’s “Brik pan Brik,” Govana’s “HAMANTS Convo,” and more of 2020’s up top bangers. Turn up with Uptop Mixtape Hosted By Teejay here:

Deejay Theory – Live at the Treehouse via DubLab [Guest Mix] 
LargeUp family Deejay Theory kicks off this genre bending ganja mashup with Buju’s “Sensemilia Persecution,” a fitting intro to an eclectic four twenty set for Dub Lab’s Treehouse series. The recording features upful blends such as Sting’s “Shape of My Heart,” with Juice WRLD’s “Lucid Dreams,” Tifa’s “Good Body” with an “Oochie Wally” mashup mix, Karbon’s “High Grade Maka” and more good vibes. Get up with some cross-genre cannabis appreciation here:

Fifty Kaliba Sound – Forever Upful Vol. 3

Forever Upful Vol. 3 transports us to the Sunshine State this week. Mixed by Fifty Kaliba of Fifty Kaliba Sound and Fort Lauderdale’s “Roots & Reggae” roots bashements, the tape begins with the upful vibes of Daniel Caesar’s “Cyanide,” and continues with big tunes like Lila Ike’s “I Spy,” Wizkid’s “Joro,” Popcaan’s “Gimmi Love,” Alkaline’s “High Props” and more. The endless celebration continues with Forever Upful Vol. 3 here:

While everyone debates who they want to see clash next, the culture wins again. One more for reggae and dancehall! Tun up!