Posts tagged "Ricky Blaze"

HEAR THIS: Ricky Blaze “Last Try”

HEAR THIS: Ricky Blaze "Last Try"

What Is Love Without Trust?

You might know Ricky Blaze as the man who produced Gyptian’s “Hold Yuh,” the first reggae/dancehall cut to be certified gold since Jr. Gong’s “Welcome to Jamrock.” You might know him as the guy who sang that song “I Feel Free.” But really what he is is a creative force. Working out of a basement studio in Flatbush BK, Mr. Blaze has made his share of classic dancehall cuts, but he’s also capable of creating whole new genres. Take his latest release for example—a dreamy blend of trance, dancehall, and R&B that he’s dubbed “trancehall.” The songs is called “Last Try,” and it’s all affairs of the heart. They can be a treacherous thing, as Ricky reminds us here amidst alluring audio arrays. “Lack of communication leads us down the road to temptation.” Some of y’all really need to hear this one. Trust & believe. Audio After The Jump…

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Gyptian’s “Hold Yuh” Goes Gold

Gwan Gyppy! Go For The Gold

July 24 marks the three year anniversary of Gyptian’s “Hold Yuh,” his most recognized hit that has topped the Billboard, Canadian and UK charts since its release. Most recently, the single—produced by Brooklyn’s own Ricky Blaze—has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America and is being lauded as the first reggae record to hit the 500,000 sales mark in over a decade. Read More After The Jump… Read more »

And The Winner Is… Gyptian

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Bigs Up Soul Train Awards Best Reggae Artist for 2010 “I come all the way from a place called Jamaica,” said Gyptian during his acceptance speech at this Wednesday’s taping of the Soul Train Awards in Atlanta. “From a far distance, very very far…” Read more »

HEAR THIS: Ricky Blaze feat Jim Jones & Nicki Minaj “I Feel Free” (REFIX)

Ricky Blaze. Jones. Nicki. Send Three More Bottles to Table Five…

Brand new refix from the one Ricky Blaze. Dipset. Young Money. Read more »

WATCH THIS: Ricky Blaze “Just You And I” Video

Do You Know How It Feels To Be Ricky Blaze? It Feels So Real

Not only did Brooklyn’s own Ricky Blaze come out of nowhere to produce the year’s biggest hit with Gyptian’s smash “Hold Yuh,” he’s also got the next-biggest tune on that riddim, a love song that wins on the strength of apparent sincerity rather than vocal dexterity. Read more »

HEAR THIS: Gyptian & Nicki Minaj “Hold Yuh” REMIX

Barbi Gives Gyppy The Tightest Hold He Ever Get Inna His Life

Latest artist to jump on Ricky Blaze’s big bad riddim is Miss Young Money Minaj who rides the riddim alongside Gyptian on the Billboard tune “Hold Yuh.” Read more »