Tagged: Gyptian


You Should Take a Slow Wine to Ricky Blaze’s New Uptown Julie Riddim

Brooklyn’s reggae/pop/soca mega producer Ricky Blaze just released a sunshine-soaked riddim that doesn’t require more than an easy two-step or, if you’ve got an able partner, a good slow wine. Showcasing the versatility of this … read more »

POSTED May 23, 2014 1:25PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Staff Selects Playlist: This One 4 My Bb

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED February 14, 2013 11:27AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: Gyptian, “Overtime”

The best-possible song for a muggy Friday afternoon, “Overtime” is Gyptian‘s gloriously oil-slicked ode to working women, voiced over producer Justus’ slow-bouncing Overtime riddim. The track comes from VP’s 2012 Reggae Gold compilation. This year’s … read more »

POSTED June 22, 2012 12:56PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Stream VP Records’ Strictly The Best Volumes 44 and 45

Strictly The Best is the longest running (officially sanctioned) reggae compilation series ever, gathering the most-massive Jamaican hits at the end of every year since 1990. Stream all 31 tracks from Strictly The Best‘s 2011 … read more »

POSTED November 22, 2011 4:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,

GP 126: Collie Buddz /Gyptian / Vybz Kartel / Busy Signal / Wayne Marshall

Omitted from my Ghetto Palms reading list a few weeks back was a coffee table book I got for my birthday called Detroit Disassembled. Built around Andrew Moore’s revelatory photos, it features nuff ghetto palms … read more »

POSTED January 13, 2011 1:30PM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Now Your Mom Will Want Gyptian to Hold Her Too

If your parents don’t listen to Hot97 or haven’t walked outside in Brooklyn, London, or Guyana since around last Valentines Day, they may have never heard “Hold Yuh.” The drippy not-quite pop or hip hop … read more »

POSTED January 12, 2011 12:41PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (6) TAGS: ,
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Diplowatch 2010 #4: Diplo Did Not Get Nominated For a Grammy This Year

Last year Diplo got nominated for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences’ favorite Record of the Year. He lost to Alison Kraus and Robert Plant, but looked real good in a gray suit … read more »

POSTED December 2, 2010 10:30AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Video Premiere: Ricky Blaze, “Just You and I”

Ricky Blaze frolics on the beach over Gyptian’s “Hold Yuh” riddim (prod: Ricky Blaze, FYI), which seems about right—Brooklyn’s finest dancehall dude’s got the swag to make good on lady-tempting jams. His signature auto-tuned chorus … read more »

POSTED October 28, 2010 2:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Video: Gyptian, “Nah Let Go”

Now that summer’s over, it’s obviously time for a new Gyptian love song to get us through the cold nights with our boos. “Hold Yuh,” we had a good run, but you are soooo August … read more »

POSTED September 10, 2010 1:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

The Heatwave’s Carnival Bashment Mix MP3

Whether you’re in Brooklyn or Notting Hill, West Indian Carnival weekend is a good opportunity to reflect upon the year in soca and dancehall, when DJs really bring out their A game to pump up … read more »

POSTED August 25, 2010 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,