Tagged: Elephant Man


Ghetto Palms 134: Natalie Storm / Beenie Man / Bottle Party Riddim

Let’s see, things of interest: I traveled to Puerto Rico while most of the music industry world was in Texas last week. Meanwhile Ghetto Palms guest selectors Jillionaire and Walshy Fire are gearing up for … read more »

POSTED March 24, 2011 2:00PM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Ghetto Palms 121: Wildlife! / Truck Back / Tun Up riddim

Another week, another killer ’90s throwback riddim coming exclusive from another one of my favorite production houses, um, trucks. Another field of heavy deejays touch down on one of the most audacious beats to come … read more »

POSTED November 18, 2010 10:31AM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Ghetto Palms 114: Busy Signal / Elephant Man / Secousse / Sahel Phones

Ok, people. I have to get myself together and catch a flight to India so I am going to dispense with the usual Ghetto Palms formalities of blending and whatnot and just play you a … read more »

POSTED September 15, 2010 1:45PM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Buraka Som Sistema’s BBC Essential Mix MP3

Buraka Som Sistema‘s Essential Mix is like throwing a rave in a rainforest, all humid, eardrum-breaking beats and ridiculous collective energy. The Portuguese ensemble is gifted at making their rhythms sound actually contortionist, kuduro twisting … read more »

POSTED April 12, 2010 12:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Video: Elephant Man, “Party Up in Here”

This is definitely a contender for favorite video of the day: it’s practically identical to the clip for Jay-Z’s “Big Pimpin” but instead of spending his day with a million boobs and a yacht and … read more »

POSTED November 24, 2009 4:14PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Ghetto Palms 64: New Riddims – School Bell / G35 / Street Team Pt. II

What with all the raga soca, afropop, tropicalia and whatever the Payola riddim is, it has been a minute and a half since there was a straight ahead 90 bpm woomp/woomp/clack dancehall blend in this … read more »

POSTED July 30, 2009 10:44AM IN GHETTO PALMS TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Street Bullies Riddim MP3

Typically we’re not down with street bullies since until age twelve some of us felt the brunt of being tagged “pip squeak” by just about everyone under the sun. Regardless, this Street Bullies riddim has … read more »

POSTED July 16, 2009 3:41PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Freeload: Elephant Man Sweep Dem! Mixtape

Though 2008 will go down most appropriately as the year of the Gully God, ’09 seems to be shaping up nicely for another of dancehall’s deities. Linking up with G-Unit’s DJ Whoo Kid of all … read more »

POSTED February 12, 2009 6:25PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Video: Next Year We’ll Pass On Hunting The Montauk Monster

Over the Labor Day holiday, while most of us were doing our best to do as little actual labor as possible, the Irie Jamboree worked over Roy Wilkins Park in Queens with performances by, well, … read more »

POSTED September 2, 2008 5:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Video: Learn To Dance Like Usain Bolt With Elephant Man

If you watched the closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics yesterday, you saw the incredible dancing styles of London’s mayor Boris Johnson during the the Olympic flag handover. It was honestly nice to see someone … read more »

POSTED August 25, 2008 3:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,