The Miss Independent Riddim has been rolling around for awhile, actually it’s been shot to death, but until recently my friend Mac had managed to never stumble upon Vybz’s “Romping Shop”– where you been hiding out boy? In turn I decided to unveil the whole series of Miss Independent riddims on him and stumbled upon the totally obscene “The Tightest” by Busy Signal. We kinda rolled on the ground laughing for ten minutes while Busy’s tigh ti ti ti tigh ti ti ti tightest vagina blasted on Youtube. The video is mad cheese, so I apologize for having to watch random unconnected images of Busy roll across the page but the line pussy like eyelash totally makes up for it. Shit, who will Busy insult next?
So… *half smiles, stretches fingers*… back to hybrid sounds, bastardized tracks, dancehall soundsystems and the depths of Adele’s despair. The Heatwave crew has been stirring their summer coals over there in farin ‘ol merry England, dropping a refix on the remix of the soul lounge sound of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep”. Heatwave calls it […]
Despite Max Glazer’s exclamation that if all dancehall sounded like Spragga Benz’s ‘Duppy Nuh Frighten Vampire’ he’d “be a happy man”, he also understands the importance of the dapper snap of a good dancehall riddim. Glazer’s newest Flatlands riddim is being featured over on the Federation Sound blog and mingles with a few of Glazer’s […]
When a riddim gets dropped with big dancehall names like Demarco, Mr. Lexx, Vybz Kartel and Beenie Man, such as the Exit 21 riddim, it usually gets at least an extended rotation from local Selectors. These days turn over seems quicker then ever. Watching this riddim be pushed to the sidelines has invoked the dancehall […]