Posts tagged "Jillionaire"

Watch Boiler Room TV “Nice Up” NYC

Watch Boiler Room TV "Nice Up" NYC

Win Tickets To See Boiler Room’s NYC Dancehall Culture Showcase

In case you never know, Boiler Room is the world’s leading online music broadcaster. The UK-born multinational network streams the best in underground music, from techno and hip hop to jazz and contemporary classical with award-winning content reaching 12 million dedicated monthly unique users, some of the most active music fans all over the world. Tomorrow night they will be hosting “The Nice Up” a dancehall and reggae showcase in downtown Manhattan featuring some our favorite artists and selectors Boomshots is proud to be the official media partner for the event. Details After The Jump… Read more »

Major Lazer Mashes Up Mumbai

Major Lazer Mashes Up Mumbai

Diplo, Walshy & Jillionaire Drop Bombs in Bombay

“India is special and its beauty absolutely humbled me,” said Diplo in the comments for Major Lazer’s “Lean On” video—one of the most popular music videos in history, with over 1.25 BILLION views. That video was shot in Mumbai aka Bombay, the booming metropolis on India’s west coast. Earlier this year Major Lazer brought the Mad Decent Block party to Mumbai and Boomshots was there to witness the magic (shout out to Jillionaire—good lookin’ out fam). “Major Lazer has always been a culture mashup,” Diplo says. “To us, India feels like some kind of special creature with one foot in history and one firmly in the future. The experience is something we’ll never forget.” Watch yah now. Video After The Jump… Read more »

Cultural Explosion with Major Lazer

Cultural Explosion with Major Lazer

The masterminds of Major Lazer: Diplo, Walshy Fire and Jillionaire fuse music and culture in, “Lean On, ” a collaboration with french producer, DJ snake. Danish singer, MO, adds a pop flair to the  indian hip hop fusion, resulting in a funky dance song with a pulsating symphonic interlude. This song ranked as number 1 in several countries and reached a peak at number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 2 on the UK Singles Chart. “Lean On”  continues to shine this summer as  the lead single to Major Lazer’s third studio album, Peace is the Mission.

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WATCH THIS: Jillionaire & Salvatore Ganacci Feat. Sanjin “Fresh” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Jillionaire & Salvatore Ganacci Feat. Sanjin "Fresh" Official Music Video

Fresh An Ting

Never standing still Jillionaire links with Stockholm’s own Salvatore Ganacci and Sanjin. The trio combine to create a fresh tune appropriately titled “Fresh.” Shot in NYC in conjunction with Karmaloop TV in the middle of winter (yes that’s real snow),  Jilly and crew take on the elements the best way they know how, fresh music, fresh gear and of course fresh women with dance moves to match. Everything fresh! Video After The Jump… Read more »

Jillionaire’s Top Ten Tunes Of Carnival 2014

Jillionaire's Top Ten Tunes Of Carnival 2014

Trini Chris Lists The Ten Best For This Carnival Season

Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival has been over for about two weeks now and even still those who attended are going through some withdrawals (that the Carnival Tabanca Bunji was speaking about). Since no one has invented a time machine as yet, or the government is being sneaky as usual, we figured the next best thing is compile the ten biggest tunes from this years Carnival season. Compiled by Major Lazer’s own Jillionaire, click through to see the Top Ten Tunes Of Carnival 2014  After The Jump…  Read more »

HEAR THIS: Feel Up Radio Vol. 2 – Chicken & Beer

HEAR THIS: Feel Up Radio Vol. 2 - Chicken & Beer

Jillionaire And Feel Up Records Get Us Ready For Miami 

South Beach is set to host the 2014 Miami Music Week, Winter Music Conference, and ULTRA Music Festival later this month, loads of artist and industry professionals will be setting foot on Magic City. Not to be left out Jillionaire and his newly minted Feel Up Records in conjunction with Dream Live and  Alienware are set to host a crazy party entitled Chicken & Beer with some surprise guests you really shouldn’t miss. Rather than put out a regular ol’ flyer, Jillionaire hooked us up with this dope mix filled with all your Caribbean favorites. Listen After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Major Lazer Feat. RDX & Moska “Lose Yourself” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Major Lazer Feat. RDX & Moska "Lose Yourself" Official Music Video

Diplo Jumps Behind The Lens To Direct Major Lazer’s Latest Video

Yesterday we gave you a behind the scenes look at Major Lazer’s latest vid “Lose Yourself” featuring RDX, Moska, the beautiful Lazer dancer and  how could we forget a couple goats. Today Lazer drops the official video for the track of their “Apocalypse Soon” EP (available now on iTunes). Beautiful beaches, women and yes, goats, Check The Video After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Major Lazer “Watch Out For This” Video Shoot (Behind The Scenes)

WATCH THIS: Major Lazer "Watch Out For This" Video Shoot (Behind The Scenes)

Diplo, Walshy, and Jillionaire Jet Down To Jamrock To Shoot A Dancehall Session With Busy Signal

You can’t be mad at those Major Lazer boys. For “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)” the latest music video from their long-awaited album Free The Universe (set to drop on the 15th of this month) they recreated a 90s street dance in Kingston—and who better to come bust the place than the original Hott-Head himself, Busy Signal. Of course their were plenty of sexy bashment girls in the place because we all know that at the end of the day, it’s all about the girls! But don’t take my word for it, check this exclusive behind-the-scenes footage for yourself Video After The Jump… Read more »

Jillionaire’s Top Ten Tunes Of Carnival 2013

DJ Yoga Pants List His Favorite Soca Songs Of This Yearjill

 

1/3 of Major Lazer, Trinidadian native Jillionaire knows a thing or two about Soca music. He has blessed us today with a list of the Top Ten ( in no particular order) Tunes Of Carnival 2013, songs that have been rocking all the fetes of this Carnival season. All the usual suspects are there along with a couple newcomers which rounds out this solid list. Lets not waste anymore time, Check The List After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Jillionaire’s “Fog Up D Place” Carnival 2013 Mix

Jillionaire Compiles All Your Groovy Soca Tunes In One Nice Mixjill 

The good folks over at LargeUp teamed up with Jillionaire (of Major Lazer and Corner Bar fame) on their first installment of their mixtape series entitled “Fog Up D Place.” The mix features all of this Carnival season’s Groovy Soca songs with a few exclusive remix thrown in between. Stream Or Download Now After The Jump… Read more »

Jillionaire’s Guided Tour of The Puma Yard

The Reggae Girl About Town Checks Out The Chillest Spot In London, Hails Up Stylo G & Stamma Kid With Usain Bolt racking up Olympic Gold and Jamaica celebrating its golden anniversary, today’s a beautiful day to hit up The Puma Yard. But if you can’t make it all the way to London, don’t worry—Boomshots has got your back. UK Correspondent Reshma B, aka “The Reggae Girl About Town,” trekked over to Brick Lane in East London, where all the cool kids are taking in the games whilst enjoying some reggae music, fresh gear, rum cocktails, and veggie curry. Reshma’s guide for this exclusive behind-the-scenes tour is none other than our favorite Trini Bad Bwoy Jillionaire of the Major Lazer posse. (By the way 2012 also marks 50 years of independence for Trinidad & Tobago—if ya don’t know now ya know you Imps!) Along the way, Reshma gets the scoop on the next Major Lazer single “Bubble Butt,” and even runs into two of the hottest artists in the UK right now. Read more »

WATCH THIS: Jillionaire’s Carnival Anthem Countdown

Jillionaire Counts Down This Year’s Top 5 Soca Anthems

With over 15 years in the game as a DJ, Trinidad’s very own Jillionaire might know a thing or two about Soca music. Having recently spent some time in Trinidad for the annual Carnival festivities Jillionaire compiled a list of the top 5 soca tunes guaranteed to have wine-ing your stress away like a bacchanalist. Read more »