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WATCH THIS: Kranium “Meet & Beat” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Kranium "Meet & Beat" Official Music Video

Just Living That Star Life

Ever since he shook the world with that “Nobody Haffi Know” joint, Kranium has been living a different kind of life. The Queens dancehall artist has been grinding for years to reach this point and while he still works hard every day, he’s all about enjoying the ride. Today he dropped the visuals for his latest dancehall cut “Meet & Beat,” a humorous look at what really goes down at those meet and greet sessions. Because he loves his fans so much, Kranium will be hitting the road this fall. After you catch the new visuals, check out the Meet and Beat tour itinerary and maybe he can pencil you in.  Video After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Elephant Man x Starface
“Tek Wuk” Official Music Video PREMIERE

WATCH THIS: Elephant Man x Starface "Tek Wuk" Official Music Video PREMIERE

When Elephants Play The Grass Gets Trampled

“The main idea was to paint a vivid picture of a twisted fantasy,” says director Peter Parkkerr of his latest video. “Starface played the role of a sexy French maid who serviced Elephant Man’s room. It’s definitely gonna light up your TV screens.” After one glass of wine, Elly’s mind starts to wander. And after that, well… one wine won’t do. Boomshots proudly premieres the mad new music video from Energy God Productions: Elly alongside a fresh new face on the dancehall scene: Starface. “This was a fun video to shoot,” she says. “The acting part is always what I enjoy, to be someone else for a minute. I appreciate Elephant Man reaching out to me as a new artiste to represent on his track.” Dancehall’s Energy God was impressed with the new artist. “I wanted a bad female for this track,” he says. “When I made checks the feedback I was getting was all saying to choose Starface. Send her the track and she proved herself on it.” But don’t take his word for it. Check “Tek Wuk” for yourself. Video After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Vybz Kartel “Best Place Pon Earth” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Vybz Kartel "Best Place Pon Earth" Official Music Video

If You Could Go Anywhere Right Now, Where Would It Be?

Close your eyes and imagine paradise. What does it feel like? How do you get there? The latest visuals from the Dancehall WorlBoss explore the mysteries of that inner sanctum from whence all men are born—and where many wish to return. An Xtremely X-rated tune, released last August on the artist’s own Adidjaheim imprint and distributed by the mighty 21st Hapilos, “Best Place Pon Earth” is surely one of Kartel’s best tunes of the year. Speaking about one of his favorite topics, the artist sounds like he’s in the zone on this one. Enjoy the video but be prepared for a rude awakening near the end.  Audio After The Jump… Read more »

Spice talks Culture Clash and Why She Doesn’t Want You To Call Her Queen of the Dancehall

Spice talks Culture Clash and Why She Doesn't Want You To Call Her Queen of the Dancehall

Just Call The Mad Gyal “Queen of the Stage”

One day before the Red Bull Culture Clash, Reshma B sat down with  Spice for an exclusive Boomshots interview. As usual the Mad Gyal and the Reggae Girl About Town kept it 100% real. In the first segment of their epic 3-part reasoning session, they speak about Spice’s huge international fanbase, her latest tunes to touch the road, and how to do the “Indicator” dance. In the second segment, they speak about whether Vybz Kartel is the new King of the Dancehall, what that means for Beenie Man, and why she doesn’t want to be called the Queen of the Dancehall. As usual the Mad Gyal and the Reggae Girl About Town kept it 100% real. In the third and final segment of their epic reasoning session, Spice shares her thoughts on the Red Bull Culture Clash, how she will do whatever it takes to win, and why Mixpak’s dancehall lineup should not be considered “under dogs” since Jamaica originated the whole clash culture. Video After The Jump… Read more »

No Long Talk: Spice “The Dancehall Heiress”

No Long Talk: Spice "The Dancehall Heiress"

Whenever You Hear “Scorrrrnnnn Dem!” You Know The Deal

No long talk has been out of action for a bit but they live by the quotes: “If you’ve got nothing constructive to say, say nothing” / “Better to say nothing than chat shit.” And no long talk has their first female. And who better than the hottest female out right now, Spice! “Scorrrrnnnn Dem!” Ahead of the #MoreLife2016 show in London’s o2 Brixton Academy (alongside Tarrus Riley and Assassin aka Agent Sasco), Spice speaks to No Long Talk about her gospel beginnings to X-rated dancehall, almost quitting, why her daughter “does not know who Spice is”, whether dark skin hinders progression in showbiz, and the importance of social media. Audio & Video After The Jump.. Read more »

WATCH THIS: Spice “Needle Eye” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Spice "Needle Eye" Official Music Video

The Mad Gyal’s Fairy Godmother Hooks Her Up To Bruk Out

Spice’s latest visuals are a dancehall Cinderella story, with one major difference: in the traditional fairy tale, Cinderalla uses a needle and thread to stitch herself a dress. In Spice’s version the needle eye has a whole different meaning. (Word to Shabba Ranks.) Just like in the Disney movie, those wicked stepsisters head out to the dance, leaving Spice at home with no bashment gear. But never fear—her fairy godmother hooks her up and Spice heads straight to the session to flop those stepsisters and take the man they’ve got their eyes on. (The man in question is played by Spice’s real-life man, Nicholas Lall). Shot entirely in Paris, France, the “Needle Eye” video delivers a powerful dose of eye candy. All the classic dancehall themes are there—the speaker boxes, flaming torches, multicolored wigs, and headtop wining—but with a fresh, playful twist that keeps things extra-Spicey.  Video After The Jump… Read more »

Spice & Vybz Kartel “Conjugal Visit” Official Music Video

Spice & Vybz Kartel "Conjugal Visit" Official Music Video

Prepare Yourself For Romping Shop Part Few

It’s been quite a while since Spice and Vybz Kartel hooked up. So much has changed in the six years since their smash hit “Romping Shop.” That sexy selection became one of the biggest international hits for both artists, even as it created a furor in Jamaica leading to strict new radio airplay regulations and sparking debates about free speech and censorship. Fast forward to 2014 and  TJ Records has brought the hitmaking duo together for a “Conjugal Visit,” which will be released on Spice’s highly anticipated EP So Mi Like It on VP Records this December 2014. Directed by Xtreme Arts and shot on location in Kingston, Jamaica using a skillfully selected cast of orange-clad extras, the video premiered yesterday on WorldStarHipHop, where it racked in over 1.7 million views. Hit the jump to see what all the excitement is about. Video After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Frassman Brilliant “Go Down and Wine” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Frassman Brilliant "Go Down and Wine" Official Music Video

Frassman Brilliant is that real badman who makes the girls galang bad

If this world were mine, they’d play daggering tunes all the time. Frassman Brilliant shines with lovely ladies by his side for a girls night out event. Dancehall makes the best dancers step forward and whine, and The “Frostman” B is there to relish every moment of it.  The single “Go Down and Whine” puts you in the feel of the heart-racing Major Lazer x RDM dance track “Lose Yourself”, and as the beat drops the females are ready to shake a tailfeather. There’s nothing like free admission into the hottest club and popping bottles of Moet awaiting you in the VIP. Frassman Brillant takes care of the ladies, like a true gallis would. Just ask the original Gallis singer Mr.Vegas, who doesn’t love to see the girls dem whine and bruk it down? Peep the new visuals and see how you feel. Video After The Jump…

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WATCH THIS: Mr. Vegas “Selfie/Squat” (Official Music Video)

WATCH THIS: Mr. Vegas "Selfie/Squat" (Official Music Video)

Wait, Lemme Take A Selfie And Squat

It was only a matter of time that the “selfie” craze would crossover into dancehall music, and who better than Mr. Vegas to capitalize on the worldwide obsession with narcissism. If the selfie craze wasn’t enough Vegas hits us with a double dose tunes, this one is for the girls who focused on their fitness and who can do their “squats” right. Vegas never disappoints, Video After The Jump…  Read more »

WATCH THIS: Timaya Feat. Sean Paul “Bum Bum Remix” (Explicit Video)

WATCH THIS: Timaya Feat. Sean Paul "Bum Bum Remix" (Explicit Video)

The Way You Wine Wine It Make Me Go Down Low

You know you have a hit when you can get an artiste like Sean Paul on your remix. Timaya’s Bum Bum was already burning up the chats, so imagine it now with the likes of Mr. Full Frequency on the track. Not only does Sean Paul make and appearance, Timaya made sure that video lived up to it’s title and recruited a bevy of well “bum bums” for each scene. Trust us you won’t be disappointed, Video After The Jump…  Read more »

WATCH THIS: Busy Signal “Professionally”

WATCH THIS: Busy Signal "Professionally"

 Busy Is Up To His Up To His Old Tricks Again

Dancehall rude-boy Busy Signal unleashes a scorcher with his latest tune “Professionally.” Busy’s menacing flow is trumped only by the bevy of beauties contorting and gyrating with no semblance of skeletal structure. This one is sure to be burning up dance halls soon, ladies you better start stretching, Video After The Jump…

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Tanya Stephens Shells Down NYC’s SOB’s

Tanya Stephens Shells Down NYC's SOB's

Di Original Gangstress Bruk Down NYC

Tanya Stephens touched down at New York’s world famous SOB’s Friday night. Patrons were greeted by the original gangstress in all her glory. Tanya stepped on the stage to a packed house and wasted no time in riffling through a series of her classics. Seasoned favorites like “You Nuh Ready Fi Dis Yet” and “Handle The Ride” were belted word for word by fans, especially from the outnumbering female contingent. Read more »