Mixtape Mondays: DJ Shotta x DJ Madbwoy, DJ Wass, Zion Gate Sound

May 3, 2021

Words by Kali Madden


We’re diving right into May with some fresh mixes for your rotation. Warmer weather means hotter vibes for your #MixtapeMondays playlist.

DJ Shotta x DJ Madbwoy – Badness Link Up
Puuure badness on this dancehall x hip-hop mashup with top dancehall artists deejaying over hip hop beats. Badness Link Up is a 35-minute compilation from Mad Vybes Crew‘s DJ Shotta in collaboration with DJ Madbwoy outta Amsterdam. The mix opens with Justin Timberlake’s “Rock Your Body” beat getting new life via Bounty Killer’s “Nah Trace” lyrics, and continues with more one-of-a-kind combinations, including some big dubs from Beenie Man and Mr. Lexx over Shyne’s “Bad Boyz” riddim. To see how the young veterans a deal with the ting, stream Badness Link Up here:

DJ Wass – Beres Hammond Mix Greatest Hits
For anyone looking for that blessed lovers rock vibe, this one is it. Mixed by DJ Wass out of St. Mary, this compilation showcases one hour of Beres Hammond‘s most loved hits. The mix takes us down memory lane with tunes such as “I Wish” featuring Buju Banton, “Tempted to Touch,” “Rock Away,” “Step Aside,” and plenty of early ’90s classics. Rock and swing with a few of Beres Hammond’s greatest works here:

Zion Gate Sound – Outta Space New Dancehall April 2021 Mix
Mixed by DJ Element of Seattle’s Zion Gate Sound, this one brings us up to di time with the hottest dancehall tracks of the moment. The mix is over one and a half hours of 2021 tunes, opening with the title track, Stylo G and Busta Rhymes’ย  “Outta Space.” The heat continues with Sean Paul, Damian Marley and Chi Ching Ching’s “Schedule,” The Self Trust riddim, Skillibeng’s “Crocodile Teeth,” and more fire. Turn up with Outta Space here:

To all #MixtapeMondays massive, May the force be with you.