Posts tagged "Freestyle"

WATCH THIS: Timberlee “Shmurda Freestyle” Video

WATCH THIS: Timberlee "Shmurda Freestyle" Video

The Man Dem Say She Body Well Shampoo Squeaky

Remember Timberlee, the dancehall chica who made you “Bubble Like Soup” in a pot? She’s the latest to jump on the beat to Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot Nigga” with a fiery freestyle. Although the dancehall artist confirms that she’s “definitely not changing my musical style,” she does want to serve notice that “you can expect anything and everything from Timberlee.” She even made a guerilla-style video of the hip-hop freestyle, complete with a closing monologue from some dude at the end rambling ’bout “butter bean and dem ting deh.” See me? Not really. But the tune bad still. Keep an eye out for the Jamaican dancehall damsel supporting her new “Beat It” mixtape with shows in NYC, Florida, and the Virgin Islands. There’s also a “mini South American tour” planned for January because move haffi mek. Go get that shmoney gyal. Video After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Bunji Garlin Freestyle On BBC 1Xtra

Who Said Soca Artistes Can Only Sing About Jump And Wine?bunji

 

Contrary to popular belief Soca music isn’t just simplistic lyrics of jumping, wining or waving over heavy pulsating drum melodies, Yes, we do love those tunes but more artistes are taking the road less travelled and are realizing that this is what listeners have been begging for. Take Bunji Garlin for example, his hit “Differentology” is taking the world by storm, and even though it doesn’t have the generic Soca setup it embodies everything about the genre, simply put, the song makes you feel good and want to dance—which is the essence of Soca music. Bunji himself is a lyrical beast and while in London for Notting Hill Carnival he linked up with Robbo Ranx at the BBC 1Xtra studios and flexed his skills to the fullest. Do Yourself A Favor And Hit The Jump…  Read more »

WATCH THIS: Snoop Lion & Gyptian Freestyle

Gyppy & Snoop Got The Studio Kinda Cloudy
SnoopGyptianFreestyleLast week Snoop Lion passed through V.P. Records HQ in Jamaica Queens for an in-store signing of his album Reincarnated. Moments before his in-store appearence, Snoop took time out to bless the mic alongside Gyptian and the vibes were just the way they’re supposed to be: crazy. Video After The Jump… Read more »