Posts tagged "Junior Gong"

The Love Chocolate Playlist

The Love Chocolate Playlist

Boomshots Presents A Multi-Genre Playlist for Valentine’s 2016

It’s that time again, lovers. This article features 14 decadent tunes in Reggae, Jazz, Contemporary, and Rhythm and Blues, for your listening pleasure. The songs were selected based on the artist/talent, lyrical content and overall sound. More After The Jump Read more »

HEAR THIS: Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley “Is It Worth It? (Gun Man World)”

HEAR THIS: Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley "Is It Worth It? (Gun Man World)"

Gongzilla Raises Thought-Provoking Questions About the Real Gangsta Life

Sometime after midnight tonight Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley will be taking the stage at Rebel Salute, Jamaica’s biggest roots reggae festival, which kicks off place just outside Ocho Rios. This morning he’s blessed us with a brand-new tune on the big bad “Rootsman Riddim.” The song asks a simple yet profound question to all those living (or glamorizing) the gunman life. “Is It Worth It?” As you would expect from Gongzilla, the lyrics are catchy, carefully crafted, and creatively thought-provoking, exploring all the nooks and crannies of a real gunman’s life, from his family troubles to his financial pressures. “Does he get nervous just like you and I? Watching out as the police pass by?” Audio After The Jump…

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WATCH THIS: Cham ft. Damian Marley “Fighter” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Cham ft. Damian Marley "Fighter" Official Music Video

Show Me The Light, And Mek It Shine Bright

Anytime Cham and Dave Kelly connect, they’re going to make a big tune. But when Cham and the Stranger link with Gongzilla? Now that’s history in the making. We’ve been all over this song “Fighter” since it first dropped, but today the visuals were premiered over at Hova’s site, Life & Times. (Now that’s how you roll out a big project.) Love the image of the two Damians playing chess—and making big moves. #Kings. Show them the light.
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Damian Marley Stole My Heart

“Affairs Of The Heart” Might Just Be The Realest Love Song Ever

Affairs Of The Heart…that’s something the entire universe can relate to. We all love, and no matter how tough people act, we all get mushy on the inside when we think about the object(s) of our affection. Read more »

HEAR THIS: Bonafide ft. Damian Marley “Start N Stop”

Las Vegas Based Reggae Group Tangles With Gongzilla 

“Reaching out to humanity at large,” says Damian Marley near the end of this tasty one-drop tune, “Big Gongzilla in charge.” Or is he? Gong’s blustery bravado notwithstanding, this deceptively simple song is all about people stubbornly sticking to their own point of view. One thing’s for sure—the track is anchored by rock-solid live instrumentation courtesy of this Mobay-by-way-of-Vegas rhythm section. Yet there’s no denying that Gongzilla takes it over the top, peppering the pot as only a champion DJ can do. The bristling banter between Bonafide lead vocalist Jr. Rootz and Gongzilla lends “Start N Stop” a humorous tone that gives way to more thought-provoking, universal issues such as mankind’s apparent inability to cooperate. “You keep on doing the same old thing, I keep on making the same mistakes—so we keep on getting nowhere. Move on for goodness sake.” Check this tune for greatness sake. Once it starts you won’t want it to stop.
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Interview: Damian Marley At Reggae Sumfest

Gong To The Zilla Blazes Sumfest On His Birthday, Then Chops It Up With The Reggae Girl About Town

After mashing up the final night of Reggae Sumfest 2012, Junior Gong tells Reshma B all about the new Ghetto Youths movement. Video after the jump.
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HEAR THIS: Stephen Marley & Jr. Gong “Jah Army”

Marley Brothers Moving Well Militant On The Big Bad Foundation Riddim

Stephen “Ragga” Marley and his brother Gongzilla just served up another musical heatrock. Chopping up a dubbed-out slice of Black Uhuru’s extra-heavy “General Penitentiary” riddim, the brothers deal with it wicked, chasing all crazy bumpheadz out of town. Last time we heard these not-so-distant relatives rocking like this was “The Mission,” and you know that was a next Certified Boomshot. Read more »

HEAR THIS: Damian Marley & Nas “As We Enter”

DUNGLOAD The First Official Single from the album Distant Relatives.

You already heard the leak, now check out the full I-fficial mix as Nas and D brandish their razor-sharp lyrical swords. Man a bad man, me no play Willy Wonka! Run the track…

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HEAR THIS: Damian Marley & Nas “As We Enter”

Dungload The Official First Single Off The Distant Relatives Project

We brought you a snippet last summer. Now check the full version as Jr. Gong and Esco go in.

Dungload the track here.

WATCH THIS: Gong & Nas In The Studio

Anticipation builds for release of their historic album Distant Relatives.

NAS & DAMIAN “JR GONG” MARLEY DISTANT RELATIVES preview from nabil elderkin on Vimeo.

HEAR THIS: Junior Gong & Nas “Afrobeat” (snippet)

Sneak peek at the latest collabo between Bob’s Son and God’s Son.

GONG: As we enter, come mek we take it pon the biggest adventure.

NAS: Must be dementia that you ever thought you could touch our credentials… what’s the initials?

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