WATCH THIS: I-Octane “Hot Off The Press” Official Music Video PREMIERE

WATCH THIS: I-Octane "Hot Off The Press" Official Music Video PREMIERE

The Hot Ras Makes It Rain In These Brand New Visuals

How would you prefer your paper? When you hustle every day, you’re gettin money every which way. I-Octane shows a strong preference for “new money hot off the press.” No bogus bills round here, just crisp bricks of notes delivered fresh from the mint. This paper-chaser’s anthem is a hidden gem off Troyton’s “Dancehall Bully” Riddim, already notorious for ushering in the war between two dancehall titans. The juggling, distributed by the mighty 21st Hapilos, has much more to offer than Mavado’s “Dem Run Een.” Aidonia, Demarco, and Charly Blacks, are among the other artists with a piece of the action, but I-Octane’s “Hot of The Press” has proven to be a standout cut. Today Boomshots proudly premieres the flosstastic visuals, directed by Jay Papworth, as I-Octane & his empress make it rain at their oceanside estate. Everything correck. Video After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Cham “I’m Too Hot!” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Cham "I'm Too Hot!" Official Music Video

The Kid Is Back. Deal With It.

Cham has never been lacking in the confidence department. But in his new video the swag is just disgusting. Pushing a Rolls-Royce through South Beach? Stop it! But don’t get it twisted: “Even though me have the Ghost and the Phantom,” the DJ chats. “Still haffi keep me likkle crib pon the Waltham.” The boasy new visuals pave the way for the release of Cham’s third studio album Lawless, which will be produced by dancehall mastermind Dave Kelly and features appearances from Mykal Rose, Bounty Killer, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley and Miss O. All eyes on this. Video After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Vybz Kartel & Rvssian “New Jordans” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Vybz Kartel & Rvssian "New Jordans" Official Music Video

Does This Mean Clarks Are Over?

The unstoppable Worldboss (aka Adi Innocent) links with Head Concussion for a tribute to fly kicks—and we don’t mean Clarks. The latest video production to meet the challenge of shooting visuals without the star of the song comes up with a creative solution: part Rvssian flossfest, part hot girls, and part lyric video with Kartel Karikatures. Does it work? You be the judge. Log on and lace up your new Jordans. It Adi Hypest Ting! Video After The Jump…
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Popcaan Pop-Up Shop Poppin’ Off in Kingston

Popcaan Pop-Up Shop Poppin' Off in Kingston

The Unruly Boss Links With Reshma B Chains and We Are Massiv At Base Kingston

Nuff things a gwan in Kingston this week. Tuesday night is Ghetto Splash at Waterhouse Mini Stadium, with an all-star lineup that gets heavier by the day. This weekend it’s all about Live From Kingston featuring Protoje, Kabaka Pyramid, and No-Maddz But the exclusive jump-off is going down on Thursday December 18th, when We Are Massiv joins forces with Reshma B Chains to host a Popcaan pop-up shop at Base Kingston in Kingston, Jamaica—Upper Manor Park Plaza, Shop #11 to be exact. You may have seen Reshma B Chains’ new Look Book, which just premiered on The Fader. [Check the gallery above to get a flavor for the new “stoner chic” designs.]’ The RGATxPopcaan TR8 and TR8NESS chains, as seen on @PopcaanMusic’s personal Instagram, will be officially available for the first time in Jamaica. The night will feature a live performance by Popcaan as well as legendary DJ Skrillex passing through to rep his OWSLA line. In short, the ting Tun Up! Video After The Jump… Read more »

Reggae King Cyber Monday Sale Will Swag You Out

Reggae King Cyber Monday Sale Will Swag You Out

40 Percent Off Until Midnight Monday Night

Our people at Reggae King have the reggae swag game on lock. From caps to T-shirts to jewelry to heaphones to lava lamps and more… If you’ve got a reggae lover on your holiday list Reggae King has got them covered. They are having a Cyber Monday sale with 40 percent off, so now would be a good time to head on over to Reggae King and get your e-commerce on. Details After The Jump. .. Read more »

HEAR THIS: Ding Dong & I-Octane “Hold Yuh Own” PREMIERE

HEAR THIS: Ding Dong & I-Octane "Hold Yuh Own" PREMIERE

Brand New Dance Inna The Place

Ah wah gwan? Brand new dance inna the place—Ding Dong and Octane connect with DJ Frass for a musical thing called “Hold Yuh Own.” Hot Ras and Ravers Clavers link up… When you see them in the dance just give them space. Audio After the Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Mavado “My Own” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Mavado "My Own" Official Music Video

“Cars A My Own, House A My Own”

The visuals for the Gully Gad’s tune “My Own”—off ZJ Liquid’s big bad Good Book riddim—dropped this weekend. The latest video from We The Best Films features Mavado and Dj Khaled poppin’ bottles of Ricky Rozay’s Belaire bubbly, while flossing beside what might just be Mavado’s own Lamborghini. There’s also a brief clip showing Mavado and Vybz Kartel sharing a laugh together during their famous meeting with the Prime Minister of Jamaica to call a truce in the Gully vs. Gaza feud. The use of this clip is particularly intriguing since it was recently reported that Mavado visited his one-time friend turned musical rival in prison. Even before the verdict in Kartel’s trial was handed down, Mavado told Boomshots his fans should “Pray for Addi.” Since then there’s even been rumors that the two might release a collaboration—but that’s another story for another day. Right now just check the visuals and reflect on how far a youth from Cassava Piece has elevated himself. Video After The Jump…

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WATCH THIS: Frassman Brilliant “Go Down and Wine” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Frassman Brilliant "Go Down and Wine" Official Music Video

Frassman Brilliant is that real badman who makes the girls galang bad

If this world were mine, they’d play daggering tunes all the time. Frassman Brilliant shines with lovely ladies by his side for a girls night out event. Dancehall makes the best dancers step forward and whine, and The “Frostman” B is there to relish every moment of it.  The single “Go Down and Whine” puts you in the feel of the heart-racing Major Lazer x RDM dance track “Lose Yourself”, and as the beat drops the females are ready to shake a tailfeather. There’s nothing like free admission into the hottest club and popping bottles of Moet awaiting you in the VIP. Frassman Brillant takes care of the ladies, like a true gallis would. Just ask the original Gallis singer Mr.Vegas, who doesn’t love to see the girls dem whine and bruk it down? Peep the new visuals and see how you feel. Video After The Jump…

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HEAR THIS: Chedda “Original Don”

HEAR THIS: Chedda "Original Don"

Who Run Di Dance?

It’s no accident that Chedda possess a special gift for dancehall domination. The youth born Tyrello Johnson is the son of dancehall artist Daddy Screw (the man who gave us big tunes like this), but rather than riding on his father’s name he’s been building his own reputation one blazing track at a time. His latest effort is a futuristic-sounding cut produced by The Wizard—a cutting-edge dancehall producer who has a famous father herself. It’s a lovingly crafted piece of audio art that should take its place among the artists’ and the producers’ best work to date. Audio After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Wayne Marshall ft. Assassin “Stupid Money”

HEAR THIS: Wayne Marshall ft. Assassin "Stupid Money"

Marsheezy & Sasco Dumbin’ Out Over Dollaz

Remember when Snoop said he had his mind on his money and his money on his mind? Well that’s how Wayne Marshall and Assassin are feeling on this hard-hitting tune. It may be the root of all evil, but it sure is fun to spend. And rarely has filthy luchre inspired such eloquent expressions of enthusiasm. These two are all about their paper, so if it don’t make dollars it don’t make sense.   Audio After The Jump…

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Clarks: The Book

Clarks: The Book

Read All About The Wickedest Dancehall Footwear 

What adidas shell toes are to hip-hop, Clarks are to reggae. From Little John’s Jammy’s classic “Clarks Booty” to Vybz Kartel & Popcaan’s smash hit “Clarks,” these shoes have been chronicled in endless dancehall tunes. And now there’s a book that tells the full story that’s a must have for all reggae lovers. We spoke to Al Fingers, the UK disc jockey and author to get the scoop on how he put the book together. Photo Gallery Above & Interview After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Vybz Kartel “Mr. Bleach Chin”

If Kartel Got a Billion Dollars… Imagine!
Jamaican-born billionaire Michael Lee-Chin seems to have captured the imagination of The Werlboss, sparking this meditation on a billion dollars. (Not Jamaican dollars, by the way.) “Crime is a sickness and me know say money ah de antidote,” Kartel observes. This brand new T.J. production is sure to have the paper chasers going wild. But as Kartel points out, “life ah de greatest ting.” That, and freedom. Audio After The Jump… Read more »