Posts tagged "Seanizzle"

Easter Bun Playlist

Easter Bun Playlist

A Multi-Genre Playlist With Songs About Infidelity

Easter represents a religious holiday with many associated traditions such as Easter eggs, baskets and bonnets. In the Caribbean, “Bun and Cheese” usually consist of one slice of a sharp, cheddar cheese encased between two slices of sweet, fruit bread. Besides a delicious holiday pastry, “Bun and Cheese” is an analogy for a love triangle and the term “Bun” itself  connotes cheating. There are a plethora of songs that describe various aspects of “Bun,” such as the physical attraction, excitement, lust, spontaneity, the heartache, the mental anguish, the retaliation and the irreversibility. This is a dancehall, reggae and rhythm and blues playlist of 11 songs that address the aforementioned phenomena. Playlist After The Jump

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The Biggest Dancehall Riddims of 2016

The Biggest Dancehall Riddims of 2016

Who Run The Place? Johnny Wonder, CEO of 21st Hapilos, Counts Down The Year’s Top Juggling

With Rihanna’s “Work” dominating mainstream airwaves all year, you might think Richie Stephens’ “Sail Away” riddim would take the top spot. Yes that was hot in the streets ten years ago, and shout out to OVO for bringing it back. But here at Boomshots we’re all about the music’s progress forward into the future—and celebrating the innovators over the imitators. After all the Tropical House hype dies down, where does reggae and dancehall go from here? Few people are better qualified to chart the music’s movements than Johnny Wonder, CEO of 21st Hapilos Digital, the leading digital distributor of new reggae and dancehall music from Jamaica. As the man who breaks most big riddims first, Johnny Wonder’s ranking is based strictly on facts—streams and sales—and never payola or politricks. So if you want to know who ran the place in 2016, look no further. Riddim Countdown After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: K’Coneil “Hot Like You” Official Music Video PREMIERE

WATCH THIS: K'Coneil "Hot Like You" Official Music Video PREMIERE

Nothing Beats A Fly Chick In A Fast Whip

We first noticed K’Coneil when he dropped “Me One,” a humorous counteraction to Dexta Daps’ “7Eleven.” Since then the MoBay-born singer who attended college in the U.S.—and once sang at Madison Square Garden as part of a contemporary gospel group—has carved out his own lane within the music space, with a “genre fluid” style that’s sure to catch the ear of the wide world as he prepares his debut EP for release this year. While Seanizzle’s popular “90s Don Dada” riddim (distributed by the might 21st Hapilos Digital) is technically a “throwback” within modern dancehall, KC’s excursion on the version is 100% fast forward. “As a blend of Sean Paul and Usher, I see K’Coneil as the promissory voice of the future,” says the producer. “His dancehall flavor mixed with the pop yet edgy appeal is one that makes you want to dig a little deep and hear more.” Always on the lookout to champion the best and brightest new stars on the horizon, Boomshots proudly premieres the whiptastic video for “Hot Like You.” From the moment those Lambo doors lift up you know you’re in for something special. Leggo! Video After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Busy Signal “Bad Long Time”

HEAR THIS: Busy Signal "Bad Long Time"

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Busy’s newest tune to touch the road is a standout cut off Seanizzle’s new “90s Don Dada” Riddim. The Turf Prez tears up this vintage-feel juggling—the style is magnificent and the damage is perdamanent. “Hotted”! Audio After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: I-Octane “Wine & Jiggle”

Octane & Seanizzle Serve Up A Dance Tune For The Gal Dem
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I-Octane has been hitting all the right spots lately. From “Buss A Blank” to “Walk With Jah Jah” he’s got tunes for all types of fans. One week after mashing up NYC at Hot 97’s “On Da Reggae Tip” and Caribbean Fever Must Fest at Barclay’s Center, the DJ is back with a dance tune to keep the ladies bubbling (and jiggling). Summer ain’t over yet. Audio After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: I-Octane “Gal A Gimmi Bun”

Fellas Take Note—If It Happened To Octane It Can Happen To Anybody
First it was Mr. Vegas baring his personal pain with “Bare Tingz,” now I-Octane joins the ranks of dancehall stars singing about girls doing them wrong. Affairs of the heart never fail to inspire great songs, and this banger (produced by Troyton and Seanizzle) is no exception. It’s not clear whether Octane is speaking from personal experience here, but the truth is that it can happen to anybody—and it’s a hell of a feeling. “Nah spend no time with me gal and me gal ah gimmi bun.” You have been warned.  Audio After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Potential Kidd “Yah Suh Nice” Video

Dancehall’s Maddest New DJ Has Whole Heap Of Potential—And He’s Got The Girls Going Crazy

Potential Kidd brings a refreshing rawness back to the dancehall, plus an off-the-wall sense of humor reminiscent of champion DJs like Professor Nuts and Screechy Dan. Judging by the video for his breakout hit “Yah Suh Nice,” he’s got a way with the ladies too. Looking forward to hearing more from this maaad new voice on the scene. Read more »