Friday, February 5, 2016

Ketchup - Richie Stevens Sail Away Rhythm Sample Works for Rihanna; Foota Hype and Vegas brand name clothing

Rihanna's official lead single "Work" featuring Drake off her eighth studio album, ANTI, features a sample of singer/producer Richie Stevens, Pot of Gold label, 1988 "Sail Away" rhythm. In a Jamaica Observer article, Stevens recalled how it all unfolded, "they contacted me last week Tuesday and asked if I was the producer and owner of the master and I told them yes" then continued, "they said they would appreciate if I could move fast in assisting with the clearing of the sample because they wanted to release the song...."

The single, "Work" was produced by Boi-1da, PartyNextdoor and Sevn Thomas, all of whom trace their ethnicity back to Jamaica click to read more

Foota Hype/Mr. Vegas New Branded Clothing Lines
Popular Dancehall DJ/Selector Foota Hype launched a new business venture promoting his FHM collection of t'shirts and caps.  Foota launched his apparels recently in Florida as well as online across his fan base.  FHM line features unisex style clothing and is available for purchase online 

Meanwhile, Mr. Vegas is launching his new merchandise, MV Collections, a recollection of
his, 'Mr. Vegas' moniker, hit songs and important elements of his lifestyle and culture according to a release. The designs and slogans are internationally recognized across the world and includes brightly coloured printed t-shirts for both men and women. MV Collections will also be available for order online.

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