Posts tagged "Kartel Forever"

Tad Dawkins Speaks On Vybz Kartel’s New Album “These are stuff he recorded before he was locked away”

Tad Dawkins Speaks On Vybz Kartel's New Album "These are stuff he recorded before he was locked away"

Earlier this week Tads Records released a triple album entitled Kartel Forever: The Trilogy. The album includes 60 tracks, ranging from some of Kartel’s most popular hits—such as “Cake Soap,” “Ramping Shop” ft. Spice, and “Straight Jeans and Fitted”—to unreleased songs such as “School,” on which Kartel advises youths “don’t bleach your face,” and “Business,” which has been mashing up dances across Jamaica—and also stirring up controversy about whether the artist has been recording music from his jail cell. (Kartel has been incarcerated for nearly two years, charged with two murders. Interview After The Jump… Read more »

Three the Hard Way: Shaggy, Mr. Vegas, and Vybz Kartel All Dropping Albums Tomorrow

Three the Hard Way: Shaggy, Mr. Vegas, and Vybz Kartel All Dropping Albums Tomorrow

This Tuesday Will Be a Big Day In Dancehall

Tomorrow’s a big day in dancehall. Three of the genre’s biggest hitmakers will be releasing albums on Tuesday September 24th, showing that reggae is still running things. Shaggy’s star-studded collaboration with Sly & Robbie, Out of Many One Music will see its digital release tomorrow physical copies available later in the year. Mr. Vegas’s album takes its title from his runaway hit “Bruk It Down,” a single from the singjay’s critically acclaimed double album Sweet Jamaica. This time around he’s dropping Bruk It Down 2.o, which includes a remix of the title track featuring Alison Hinds along with a slew of dancehall bangers. Last but not least, The Worldboss will be releasing a 3-disc “Trilogy” entitled Kartel Forever which includes new songs like “Business.”  Shaggy will be appearing on RadioLily tonight to talk about his new album. Vegas will be hosting a listening event at Rosewood in NYC. Kartel, unfortunately, is still in custody in Kingston. But with all three releases dropping on one day, nobody can say that the dancehall business isn’t popping. Which album are you looking forward to the most? Video After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Vybz Kartel “Business”

HEAR THIS: Vybz Kartel "Business"

Werlboss Handles His Biz on a New Single From the Album Kartel Forever Trilogy

Two years into his incarceration, Vybz Kartel continues to exert a phenomenal influence over the worldwide dancehall scene. It is no small feat to be one of the most prolific artists in Jamaican music history, but somehow Kartel has put in so much work that his fans have been able to hear new music uninterrupted for two years now. Now comes word that Tad Records will be releasing a three-disc album entitled the Kartel Forever Trilogy on September 24. The album contains three never-before-heard singles that are currently blowing up dancehalls all over Jamaica, and none more than this TJ Records production. Strictly business—never personal. Audio After The Jump… Read more »