Tagged: De Tropix

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Ghetto Palms 123: CHLLNGR / De Tropix / Jahdan / Bunji Garlin / Rita Indiana

I must pass 500 ailanthus trees— commonly known as the humble ghetto palm, which gave this column its name— on the way from my building to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. But the ailanthus has barely had … read more »

POSTED December 8, 2010 2:30PM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Ghetto Palms 112: Busy Signal / Vybz Kartel / So Shifty / Douster / The Very Best / Exclusives!

Like Richard Pryor said, everything’s moving. If you don’t play this Ghetto Palms thing pretty close, it could slip by you. Which explains how the homie DJ Rupture put out a whole CD’s worth of … read more »

POSTED September 1, 2010 1:00PM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (5) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,
drakeouttake

Ghetto Palms 108: Gappy Ranks / Jahdan / Petrona Martinez / Exclusive Drake Refix

Some things that happened in the Ghetto archipelago recently: 1) Diplo’s baile funkumentary “Favela on Blast” finally got released and screened at Cinespace (in LA? Anyway, I couldn’t go). 2) A village of Palestinians dressed … read more »

POSTED July 22, 2010 11:30AM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , ,
Angelique

Ghetto Palms 96: Refix Edition / Chi Ching / De Tropix / Busy Signal / Natalie Storm

Ok, I lie, it’s the two-thirds refix edition. This was originally going to be hundred-proof but one or two original flavors crept into the mix just like junkyard puppies following me home. So I decided … read more »

POSTED April 7, 2010 10:45AM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (5) TAGS: , , , , ,

Ghetto Palms 91: Rihanna f. Assassin / De Tropix / Serani / Gyptian / Mujava

I tend to be kind of a DJ-centric snob about the audio for this column, but every once in a while I end up with a ton of ghetto-platinum material from the artists I have … read more »

POSTED March 3, 2010 11:40AM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

Ghetto Palms 77: Mavado + Natalie Storm / Sizzla + De Tropix / Exclusive Refixes

I cannot tell a lie, y’all. It was not a particularly good week for dancehall. My ears got so sick of trance synths, auto-tune and trap drums they almost walked off the set before I … read more »

POSTED October 28, 2009 6:49PM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (9) TAGS: , , , ,

Ghetto Palms: GP All-Stars/Exclusive Esau Mwamwaya Refix

In the past week almost every damn artist I would consider a signature Ghetto Palms poster-child has represented with crushing new tunes or refixes in a similar vibe (Busy Signal and Erup have both been … read more »

POSTED July 1, 2009 2:27PM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,