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Sound Trooper Makes Radio Debut

Sound Trooper Famed Dancehall selector Sound Trooper formerly  Ricky Trooper   has officially joined the Sound Chat Radio Network , adding radio personality to his growing list of accomplishments.  Trooper's Monday, March 2 debut on the Irish and Chin owned radio network in New York made history, as listenership peaked, reaching an all-time high.  The iconic sound man did exactly what he is famous for, setting his own trend by playing the music his way. Free from hype and every day selections, the massive listening audience loved every minute of Trooper's new show. "Ricky Trooper is a major contributor to sound system culture and is undeniably responsible for a lot of today's talent, says Garfield "Chin" Bourne of Irish and Chin" a release stated.  "In order for the sound culture to regain it's foothold and well deserved respect, Ricky Trooper is needed...we are glad to have the honour of presenting him on Sound Chat Radio. He is a great

Dancehall Artiste Assassin labeled 'Dancehall's crossover king' after being featured on Kanye West and Kendrick Llamar songs

Assassin aka Agent Sasco " Neither Vybz Kartel nor Mavado, the definitive dancehall deejays of the last 10 years, can boasts appearances on projects as high-profile as Yeezus or Kendricks as-yet un-titled sophomore LP ....." Writer Jessie Serwer published a very enlightening piece about one of Jamaican Dancehall most talented, focused, persistent and conscious artiste on fader.com headed, Why Kanye West and Kendrick Llamar keep putting Assassin on their songs ." Character Breakdown The piece which describes ' Assassin ' also known as ' Agent Sasco ' as ' Dancehall's newest crossover king ' begins with what seems like a clarification of the name Assassin, known for signing his songs with catchphrase "Ah Murda! " and drew comparisons between the character and other Dancehall characters,  his career is notably slim on the controversies and clashes that litter the resumes of colleagues from Beenie Man to Busy Signal.  It also

Protoge's "Ancient Future" album out now

Protoge has released a brand new album entitled 'Ancient Future ' that is already receiving great reviews across the Reggae entertainment industry worldwide. The 11 track project is produced by Winta James for Overstand Entertainment and Protoje's own In.Digg.Nation label. Featured tracks includes opener,  Protection featuring Mortimer ,  Bubblin , a tune that perfectly captures the concept of Ancient Future. Originally released by Zap Pow in 1978 and contains a chorus sample of Beres Hammond (Reggaeville review),   Criminal , Who Knows featuring Chronixx , Stylin , Love Gone Cold , Sudden Flight featuring Sevana and Jesse Royal , All Will Have to Change ,  Who Can You Call ,  Answer To Your Name and closing track The Flam e featuring Kabaka Pyramid . The album is really good and identifies with Protoje.  Check out Gardy Stein-Kanjora's review  Protoje is one of the few modern story tellers who deserves to be called a Griot on Reggaeville   that describe in

Moods - Insta Hot Picks

" Our Insta Hot Picks this week was inspired by reflections, different mood of some of our favourite artistes as they go about their daily routine.  Artistes are some of the most persistent people plus there is a lesson to be learned from everything around us so lets take a look at some posts and captions and in your own reflection see if there's anything you can take from it, see if it had any effect on your mood today ." #EnjoyDoingWhatYouLove - "Oh my God another video!!! One might ask what's there to learn about Busy Signal's pics and our answer is, Attitute.  Oh how we love those red bottoms too! Our first reaction to this post was a very broad smile you know the type that have you thinking #turnup yup, which would have changed our mood right? But interestingly we questioned his lil scheme, like what is he really up to? These shots were taken from yet another an un-named video shoot which marked several over the past weeks.  Is Busy Signal planni

Shaggy Enters Top 40 with I Need Your Love

Shaggy is back and enters the Top 40 at #39 with "I Need Your Love," featuring Mohombi. The Diamond selling, Grammy winning recording artiste and Philanthropist who is known for massive hit songs such as Oh Caroline, "Boombastic " , "It Wasn't Me," "Angel" and more acknowledges the chart entry on IG with a post captioned " Great job' much luv goes out to my team for the hard work! #INeedYourLove #ranchent #bklynknights #ralsony. Currently receiving over 20 million views on YouTube, " I Need Your Love" featuring Mohombi, Faydee and Costi is yet another master piece by one of Jamaica's most successful artistes to date. Congratulations Shaggy! Enjoy watching "I Need Your Love" video here:- #NIPnews