Posts tagged "Murderer"

HEAR THIS: The Incomparable Shakespeare “Murderer”

BK Rapper Reps For Trayvon Over a Barrington, Beenie, Buju Mashup 
The tragedy of Trayvon Martin’s murder and subsequent miscarriage of justice has inspired much outrage and more than a few good songs, the latest being this heatrock from The Incomparable Shakespeare, a young rapper from Brooklyn’s Vandevere housing projects. His use of various dancehall “murder” anthems helps drive home the point behind his lyrics of fury. Shaky baby is spitting that murder murder murder. Tun it up. Loud. Audio & Download Link After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: I-Shawna “Murderer” Official Video

Hell Hath No Fury Like The Princess of the Dancehall Scorned

Ever since Downsound Records’ “In Memories” riddim dropped last October, I-Shawna’s “Murderer” has emerged as a standout selection. The song is something different for the Princess of the Dancehall, who’s better known for songs like “Legendary” and “Do For Love,” her duet with Specialist. “Murderer” hits back at domestic violence and the callous disregard some men show for their girls feelings. Just check the new video (and exclusive Boomshots interview)  you’ll see that I-Shawna is not standing for any nonsense. Video After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Ishawna Calls Out All “Murderers”

Dancehall Princess Hits Back Against Domestic Violence


With the disturbing footage of Chicago rapper Lil Reese’s assault on a young girl polluting the internets today, Ishawna’s latest cut on the In Memories riddim couldn’t have come at a better time. Besides the fact that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, there’s no  type of behavior just isn’t right—point blank. And dancehall princess Ishawna clearly agrees! With the combination of her smooth, soulful voice and strong words, the single is bound to catch the attention of many. (Not to mention the fact that she’s been making legendary tunes for quite some time now.) “You just killed our love” she sings, “And now it’s RIP.”  Audio after the jump.

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WATCH THIS: Barrington Levy Live in NYC

Tell Them Already Have To Tell Them Again, Him A Murrrrdera!

This year’s Hot 97 On Da Reggae Tip showcase was all about singers: From Gyptian, the man with the big tune of the moment, to the young veteran Mr. Vegas, to a surging Serani, the Alliance’s top pop threat. But when it comes to legendary dancehall singers, Barrington Levy has few living rivals. Read more »