Didn’t see this collab coming, but we’re glad it happened! Major Lazer DJ Walshy Fire brought together Raekwon and Jamaican reggae artist Kabaka Pyramid for the soundtrack to a freestyle ski film he is currently curating.
Bobby Shmurda's "Hot Nigga" (ok, Lloyd Banks' "Jackpot") has arguably weathered more remixes than any other song this summer, but it might have just gotten the best and most unique one yet. Jah X, Junior Reid, Mavado and Popcaan all join Shmurda to give the J
"We Don't Die" is the latest release from Tyga, produced by Dupri with an unidentified female vocalist providing backup vocals. There's a definite reggae influence here, with T-Raww appropriating Jamaican patois on the hook. Think he handled it well?
For those unfamiliar, Lee Scratch Perry, AKA Rainford Hugh Perry, is a Rastafarian dub reggae pioneer from Kendal, Jamaica. He's one of the country's most important musical icons, active since 1958, and his influence extends far beyond it.
It seems there was another veteran rapper with the idea to do a reggae album before Snoop Dogg aka Lion decided to make a big deal about his crossover into the genre. Masta Killa recently revealed that he has had plans to do a reggae album for awhile,