Posts tagged "I-Octane"

HEAR THIS: I-Octane “Trendsetta”

HEAR THIS: I-Octane "Trendsetta"

Octane Flips Drake and Solja Boy’s Turnt-Up Anthem

Earlier this week, I-Octane revealed the track listing for his next album, My Journey, which can best be described as an evolution of his sound towards straight-up roots & culture reggae music. But lest we forget the dancehall flair that made Octane’s name, he’s just dropped an ill hip-hop remix. What a way the man versatile. Audio After The Jump… Read more »

HYPE TV Top 20 Countdown: I-Octane Once Again Takes The Lead

I-Octane Has The Number One Spot, How Long Can He Keep It?
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I-Octane has been jumping all around the Hype TV countdown for quite some time now with his hit Dancehall tracks. Keeping his listeners entertained with his newest track, “Happy Time,” he has now grabbed the number one spot once again. The video features I-Octane and all his friends have a big bash at his house while he sings about having some happy times. Check out the video and the Hype TV countdown after the jump!

WATCH THIS: I-Octane Life On The Road

WATCH THIS: I-Octane Life On The Road

Tour Life Is The Best Life 

Reggae star I-Octane gives us a glimpse into everyday tour life. The video give us a look at his recent shows at #InDiDancehall show with Elephant Man in Delaware and Irie Jamboree at Barclays Center, Brooklyn featuring appearances from Beenie Man, Diva Nikki Z, Camille McDonald, Damian Marley, Lady Saw and some other familiar faces. Video After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: I-Octane ”We Found Love”

HEAR THIS: I-Octane ''We Found Love''

When you think of I-Octane you imagine explosive energy, but his new track “We Found Love” on Chimney Records’ Rising Sun riddim is a reminder that the dancehall Rasta also does really great love songs. Don’t sleep on the lyrics either. Octane clearly knows the value of true love and it sounds like he’s prepared to put it all out there for the right lady. Isn’t it amazing what good good loving can do? Audio After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: I-Octane “Wine & Jiggle” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: I-Octane "Wine & Jiggle" Official Music Video

Octane livens up your Monday commute.

Don’t you hate when you get on the bus or the train or the dollar van and the thing is over-rammed? And why does this always seem to happen on a Monday. That’s the scenario in I-Octane’s latest music video, for his Seanizzle-produced banger “Wine & Jiggle.” When you find yourself in such a scenario, the best thing to do is strap on your headphones, select a few musical Boomshots, and let the music take you away. Don’t believe me? Just look what happens when Octane dozes off on the bus—the ting tun up. Loud!  Video After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Arthur Guinness Day Jamaica Concert Performances

WATCH THIS: Arthur Guinness Day Jamaica Concert Performances

Well They Say Guinness Is Good For Your Back, And Apparently Your Ears

Arthur Guinness was a man who made great things happen, he created a beer that is still beloved by the world 250 years later and of course the Caribbean. Guinness has found its name called in many a Dancehall tune, often stated as the drink of choice to give you that extra bit of stamina incase you decide to get into some trouble with your lady friend later. To commemorate this auspicious occasion 55 countries across the globe pour up a pint and take in some good music and since we’re talking about the Caribbean, great music. Last night in Kingston an all-star cast comprising of Busy Signal, Tarrus Riley, I-Octane, Bunji Garlin with his beautiful wife Fay Ann, Aidonia and lastly Nature serenaded spectators and those who were lucky enough to catch the simulcast. What’s that? You missed it? Don’t fret Boomshots has you covered, simply Hit The Jump For Videos Of All The Performances…  Read more »

I-Octane Launches Streetwear Line

I-Octane Launches Streetwear Line

Top Dancehall Artist Expands His Brand

Just in time for fashion week, I-Octane has dropped a new streetwear line during fashion week. The dancehall Rasta has teamed up with Silver Factory Merchandising to launch his first collection, designed by Odyssy Dublin and Available online at www.silverfactorymerch.com. The line includes clothing, mugs, ashtrays, and even a custom skateboard. Here’s a peep at some of the gear from the collection. Click Through The Gallery Above

HEAR THIS: I-Octane “Wine & Jiggle”

Octane & Seanizzle Serve Up A Dance Tune For The Gal Dem
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I-Octane has been hitting all the right spots lately. From “Buss A Blank” to “Walk With Jah Jah” he’s got tunes for all types of fans. One week after mashing up NYC at Hot 97’s “On Da Reggae Tip” and Caribbean Fever Must Fest at Barclay’s Center, the DJ is back with a dance tune to keep the ladies bubbling (and jiggling). Summer ain’t over yet. Audio After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: I-Octane Speaks on His Reggae Sumfest Performance

Octane Talks About Closing Dancehall Night at Sumfest
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I-Octane has come a long way since he first hit the Digicel side stage at Reggae Sumfest five years ago. In the early hours of last Friday morning he was the closing act at Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay, and although the sun was shining brightly by the time he hit the stage (with special guest artist Bounty Killer) the capacity crowd was still standing strong with him as he turned in a triumphant, career-making performance. As the crowd went home, Octane sat down with Reshma B to talk about the latest milestone on his mission to Conquer the Globe. [Photos and Video by Mark ShawVideo After The Jump… Read more »

2013 Reggae Sumfest Attracts Thousands to Montego Bay

Dancehall Nights Kicks Off Tomorrow—Who is Going to Shell Down Sumfest This Year?

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Reggae Sumfest has been taking place for 20 years and every year has out done the last. Last year, Reggae veteran, Shabba Ranks, wowed fans with his first performance in a decade. Trey Songz brought his sex appeal to Sumfest 2012 and had fans swooning in the crowd. R. Kelly performed his ultimate hit, “Bump N’ Grind,” in a rare acapella style. Quite the event, it may seem as if Reggae Sumfest 2o12 can’t be topped but this 21st year of Reggae Sumfest is already turning to be unforgettable and it hasn’t even begun yet.

With a line-up that includes returning artists, Damian Marley, Aidonia, Popcaan and newcomers, Miguel, Flo Rida, Ashley Martin and many more, there’s no telling what will be in store for the concert-goers. It has already been confirmed that I-Octane will be closing Dancehall Night and Jah Cure will be closing International Night One. Macka Diamond and Lady Saw will both be at Reggae Sumfest so there might be some healthy competition between the two for fans to enjoy. Popular Reggae artist, Beres Hammond, is also in the line-up and concert attendees are excited to see him perform tracks off of his newest album, One Love, One LifeAnd then there is always the special guests, surprise performances and unexpected stage antics. Reggae Sumfest 2013 has a line-up that will have thousands of fans anxiously waiting for the next Sumfest.

Though Reggae Sumfest is this week, it isn’t too late to buy yourself a ticket to join in the festivities! Check out the entire line-up in the photo gallery.

WATCH THIS: I-Octane “Happy Time” Official Video PREMIERE

Brand New Visuals Bring The Party Vibes Straight
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Octane says he’s “Done with the crime and the drama.” Time to “touch the road fresh like river water.” The title track from Good Good productions sunny Happy Tyme riddim finally has the bashy house party video it so richly deserves, and the ting tun up till it buck. Boomshots is proud to premiere “Happy Time” directed by Bling Blang. So slip on your white T cause the time warmer. And please don’t be mad if Octane calls to your girl, he means no harm. Video After The Jump… Read more »

HYPE TV Top 20 Countdown: I-Octane Dethrones RDX

Once Again, I-Octane is at the Number One Spot
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I-Octane has shaken up the HYPE TV countdown with his newest single, “Buss A Blank,” and has taken the number one spot. “Buss A Blank” has a booming dancehall beat to it and it features I-Octane’s usual lyrical skills as he rhymes about “bussing a blank.” Check out the countdown and “Buss A Blank” afte the jump.