Posts tagged "Trancehall"

HEAR THIS: Ricky Blaze “Mighty”

HEAR THIS: Ricky Blaze "Mighty"

FME Capo On Some Next Flex—Again. Try & Keep Up!

Sparking his spliff at the top of his latest track, Rick Bleezy re-introduces himself: “My name is Ricky Blaze—baddest bumbaclaat producer.” Not that he requires any intro. You already know this is the man responsible for dancehall bangers like Ding Dong’s “Badman Forward” and Gyptian’s “Hold Yuh,” the first reggae/dancehall cut to be certified gold since Jr. Gong’s “Welcome to Jamrock.” This is the guy who sang “Just You & I” on the same riddim, the youth who gave us “I Feel Free.” Restlessly innovating as he pushes the music forward, his new tune “Mighty” finds Blaze dropping gems: “Don’t confuse it, caw me fuse it… If you have a privilege don’t abuse it / Timing is everything, use it.” The sound is dark, dreamy, brooding—oh, and the whole thing ends with an ill guitar solo. R U ready? Let’s go.  Audio After The Jump… Read more »

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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