Words by Kali Madden
It’s hard to believe we have less than three weeks left of this one-of-a-kind year. No matter the trials and tribulations, the lightness and the darkness, the music continues to see us through. This week’s Mixtape Mondays selections are no different, with all the vibes to keep us upful and festive through the holiday season.
DJ Wass – Zap Zap Dancehall Mix 2020
DJ Wass out of St. Mary, Jamaica has released at least one mix per month this year. It’s hard to even keep track on his busy Soundcloud page. Each themed mix does not disappoint, with some of the greatest and most up-to-date tunes all mixed into one. His newest, Zap Zap Dancehall Mix 2020, brings the high-energy vibes whether you’re shopping for gifts, hustling on that daily commute, or cleaning your spot for the season. The mix features Squash’s “Still a Roam,” Dexta Daps’ “Call Me If,” Mavado’s “Legacy” and more of dancehall’s latest bangers. Authentic to the max, stream DJ Wass’s latest mix here:
DJ Sensilover – iDGAF Dancehall Live Mixtape
Coming from across the pond in Italy, DJ Sensilover of Irie Soldiers Sound and representing High Life Posse, gives us a solid presentation in the art of, well, not giving a f*@k. iDGAF Dancehall Live Mixtape compiles 2020’s baddest dancehall tunes into 1 hour and 12 minutes of undiluted dancehall freshness. The tape opens with Popcaan’s “Any One a Dem,” featuring Frahcess One, and includes other heavy hits such as Aidonia’s “Numero Uno,” Jahvillan’s “Kentucky,” Skillibeng’s “Crocodile Teeth,” and more. Get into the spirit and stream iDGAF Dancehall Live Mixtape here:
Alright, that’s it for this week’s Mixtape Mondays round-up. Til next time, hoping these mixes keep you warm and merry! Blessed love and cheer to all celebrating the holiday season!