Mixtape Mondays: Kabaka Pyramid x Federation Sound, Cashflow Rinse, Chris Fusion, Lukie Wyniger

November 30, 2020

Words by Kali Madden

It’s “Cyber Monday,” but you won’t have to dig into your pockets for some great Caribbean vibes. This week’s edition of Mixtape Mondays brings you the heat to keep things blazing and the tracks you want to start your week hot!

Kabaka Pyramid x Federation Sound – Immaculate

This year alone Kabaka Pyramid has released over 25 singles, a testament to the artiste’s impeccable ethic. Now, the lyrical prodigy has linked up with Federation Sound for Immaculate, a pristine presentation of Kabaka’s undiluted fire. The Mixtape Mondays massive will need no introduction to Federation Sound, an East Coast-based entity that continues to collaborate with some of Jamaica’s most profound talents. A clean showcase of Kabaka’s lyrical brilliance, the 27-track mix features collaborations with Damian Marley (“Kontraband Pt. 2”) Runkus (“New Step”), Pressure Busspipe (“Mama Earth”) Medisun and Royal Blu (“Grand Stand”), Dre Island (“Tension”) and Jane Macgizmo, on “Jah Alone,” revealing a brewing synergy between some of Jamaica’s most loved music genres and ones its artists are not yet know for. The tape flows in and out of dub-style selections as Kabaka impeccably shines on every riddim. Stream Immaculate here:

Cashflow Rinse – Modern Dancehall Mixtape

Dancehall has a way of igniting a fire, and this one catches. Presented by Cashflow Rinse‘s DJ Rinse, the Modern Dancehall Mixtape brings us up to di time with the hottest dancehall songs making waves in the streets of Yard. DJ Rinse takes us on a joyride with just under an hour of pure dancehall badness. It’s a bruk out with Skillibeng’s “Fire Power,” Chronic Law and Daddy 1’s “Style Shot,” Shaniel Muir’s “Hoax,” Vybz Kartel’s “Try Dat,” and more. Fulljoy absolute 2020 dancehall authenticity with the Modern Dancehall Mixtape here:

Chris Fusion – Crocodile Teeth Dancehall Mixtape

Speaking of authenticity, Chris Fusion (DJ Chris) brings us another up to di time compilation with his latest release Crocodile Teeth Dancehall Mixtape. Titled after Skillibeng’s track of the same name, the mix shoots with tons of new school fire for all dancehall fans. The mix features new tunes from Intence including a “Yeng” dubplate remix, and other hits from the artiste such as “Antisocial,” “Through the Gate,” and “Name,” big songs from Aidonia such as “Oh Ye,” Rytikal’s “Cookie Jar” and more of today’s most loved dancehall songs. For dancehall fans home and abroad, this is the kind of high-energy vibe that has kept Caribbean party goers out a road since time. Sink into the Crocodile Teeth Dancehall Mixtapeย here:

Lukie Wyniger – Neva Worry Roots Reggae Mix 2020
It’s another great one from Switzerland’s reggae general Lukie Wyniger a.k.a Uncle Peng Peng. Neva Worry is a blessed way to curate some peace and provide a steady medi right through the first week of December. The compilation features the latest in roots reggae, with Izzy Izrehl’s tune “Neva Worry” opening the mix in dubplate style and fashion. On the “Big Girl Ting” special, we’re hearing Jamaican artiste Joby Jay’s very first dubplate which she exclusively voiced for the mix. The tape is a showcase of upful 2020 tunes such as Iba Mahr’s “Stay Positive,” Buju Banton’s “Rising Up,” Lila Ike’s “Thy Will,” and more royal roots music from artists we love such as Bitty McClean and Beres Hammond. Chill out with Neva Worry here:

Whether you’re online shopping or just counting the days till the new year, keep it positive with these extra upful compilations of vibes and music. Stay warm, stay blessed!