Tagged: Mavado

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Mavado’s “Tie Yuh (Persian Mat)” Is All Sun, Sand, & Sweet Tings

We just debuted our Popcaan Summer Music cover story and it’s 80 degrees outside, which is all the more reason there’s dancehall blasting on both ends of the FADER offices. Fresh off his remix of … read more »

POSTED June 3, 2014 12:11PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Stream: Popcaan feat. Mavado, “Everything Nice (Remix)”

Popcaan‘s “Everything Nice” has got such a warm, instantly loveable hook that it’s easy to get distracted by the everything is nice refrain and forget that it’s mostly a song about hustling to get the … read more »

POSTED April 8, 2014 1:19PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (8) TAGS: , ,

Stream: Snoop Lion f. Mavado and Popcaan, “Lighters Up” (Prod. by Dre Skull and Major Lazer)

Snoop Lion taps FADER #42 cover star Mavado and Popcaan for “Lighters Up,” his latest outing in reggae pop. The unity-promoting track was produced by Dre Skull and Major Lazer, clearly the Dr. Dre to … read more »

POSTED December 11, 2012 10:56AM 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: , , , , , ,

Stream: Mavado, “Delilah (Diplo Remix)”

The bombastically insistent back-beat of Mavado’s “Delilah,” remixed by Diplo, while not exactly ideal for easy listening, is perfect club fodder. Diplo’s version takes a decidedly more aggressive approach, reworking the original by adding layers … read more »

POSTED July 20, 2011 5:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , ,

Diplowatch 2011 #12: Is Diplo’s New DJ Mix Technology Cool?

Diplo is selling a new 40-minute mix, called Mad Legit, via a recently developed platform that allows DJs to circumvent the expensive, laborious process of clearing samples. The technology, called Legitmix, allows beatsmiths to legally … read more »

POSTED July 20, 2011 12:55PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

DJ Khaled and Everyone Make a Rap Video, Cam’ron and Vado Also Make a Rap Video

Used to be that posse cuts were a fun way for a bunch of friends to get together and rap about fun stuff and then get a lot of press and money and possibly a … read more »

POSTED April 27, 2011 12:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Video: Mavado, “Star Bwoy”

In which Mavado examines his life as a star, which mostly involves a lot of traveling, performing, buying some shoes and hooking up with a nice lady in a hotel room.

POSTED April 15, 2011 3:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

DJ Khaled f. Ludacris, T-Pain, Busta Rhymes, Mavado, Twista, Birdman, Ace Hood, Fat Joe, Jadakiss, Bun B, Game & Waka Flocka, “Welcome To My Hood (Remix)” MP3

The beauty of this song is that it can exist in different iterations until the end of time. DJ Khaled wandering the earth like a troubadour finding new rappers to get on a forever extending … read more »

POSTED March 15, 2011 12:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Premiere: Douster’s Tour Mix For FADER

Honestly, the amount of mixes we listen to in a single day is somewhere around a thousand (four at a time, two per ear usually), so you could say that we’re usually skeptical when another … read more »

POSTED February 23, 2011 11:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (6) TAGS: , , , ,