Posts tagged "Dubplate"

Reasoning with DJ Khaled: “I’d Love to Make a Record with Bounty Killer and Mavado”

Reasoning with DJ Khaled: "I'd Love to Make a Record with Bounty Killer and Mavado"

Live From We The Best Studios in Miami, Khaled Talks Mavado, Killer, and Rinses Some Dubs

You already know that all DJ Khaled does is win, win, win no matter what, but did you know the founder and CEO of We The Best Music, who has produced some of the biggest anthems in the history of hip-hop, has deep roots in the dancehall soundclash game. Long before he got down with Terror Squad or YMCMB or became president of Def Jam South, the Miami-based hitmaker was cutting dubplates and flying down to Jamaica to compete in clashes like Fully Loaded. Boomshots made the link with Khaled from those days so you dun know our interview is gonna be different than all the rest. Reshma B went deep with Khaled, discussing his work with Mavado, his deep roots with Bounty Killer, and how he’s navigating the friction between the Gully Gad and the Warlord. Khaled even dips into his dubplate collection to brandish some exclusive tunes for the Boomshots massive. Videos After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Addies Intl Presents: Mark Myrie AKA Buju Banton Dubplate Salute

HEAR THIS: Addies Intl Presents: Mark Myrie AKA Buju Banton Dubplate Salute

Addies Intl Reminds Us How Deep Their Dub Box Really Is

Addies bad from how long? Isn’t that how the saying goes. Addies Intl drops a wicked tribute to Gargamel better known as Buju Banton entitled “Mark Myrie AKA Buju Banton Dubplate Salute.” Their new selector A1 digs deep into the crates and pulls out some of the most lethal dubs ever played in a sound clash. Take our word for it, you won’t be disappointed – Shellings After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Rihanna Birthday Dubplate Mix

DJ Max Glazer Flings Down Some Dubplate Specials For RiRi’s Bornday
Today is Rihanna’s 24th birthday, and wherever she is right now, we’ve got a feeling she’s celebrating inna fine style. Of course Rihanna’s not just one of the world’s biggest pop stars, she’s also a massive reggae fan. No wonder she chose DJ Max Glazer of Federation Sound as her touring selector for the first three years of her career. In fact she still calls on Max to fling down selections at special events—like, say her birthday party…. Read more »

David Rodigan Receives Royal Honor

Reggae Radio Legend To Join “Most Excellent Order Of British Empire”

Congratulations to David Rodigan, the legendary UK radio personality who will receive a royal order of chivalry, becoming a member of the “Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” for his contributions to broadcasting. Rodigan has represented all forms of reggae music on British airwaves and beyond for over 30 years—from programs on BBC Radio and on KISS FM to countless sound clashes all over the world. No word yet whether Mr. Ram Jam will receive his honor personally from the Queen, but he’s sure to think of her next time he dips in the box and draws for this one. Dub it with your majesty… Ya know? Read more »

What Is A Dubplate?

Check Out Killamanjaro Sound’s Original Dub Cutting Machine

Some sound have no bottom some sound have no top, but Kill-a-Man-Jaro… Read more »

WATCH THIS: The Bug “Poison Dart”

Hey kids! Howzabout some postapocalyptic toxic dancehall?

Kinda late to this one but I can’t front, it’s the wickedest video I’ve seen in a long while. Read more »

BOOMSHOT: Bounty Killer “Dub Fi Dub”

Watching the Warlord juggle on the Answer riddim at Mavado’s party got me in the mood for some Vintage Killer, so I had to take it all the way back to one of his earliest singles to touch the road shortly after he changed his name from Bounty Hunter. Read more »