Tagged: Ricky Blaze


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: , , ,
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Video: Ricky Blaze f. Chelley, “Take Ya Money”

FADER PREMIERE Ricky Blaze — the precocious-as-fuck beatsmith who produced Santigold’s near-perfect, kind of underrated “Disparate Youth”— is known for expertly merging genres, from humid dancehall and reggae to stone-faced New York rap. Today, Blaze … read more »

POSTED March 7, 2014 10:57AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Ricky Blaze, “Jump On 4″ MP3

Next week Ricky Blaze—best known as the producer of techno-pop reggae hits like Santigold’s “Disparate Youth,” Major Lazer’s “Keep it Going Louder” and Gyptian’s “Hold Yup”—will release a new, electro-leaning EP, Crash the Party, via … read more »

POSTED July 11, 2012 3:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Interview: Ricky Blaze

Often, when dancehall hits arrive in New York, they’ve already spent months fermenting in the West Indies. That wasn’t the case for “Hold Yuh, the ping and snare mega-track voiced by Jamaican loveman Gyptian that … read more »

POSTED June 2, 2011 2:30PM IN MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Stream: Jazmine Sullivan, “Luv Back”

Maybe you got went a little crazy on Cyber Monday and bought a whole bunch of slippers and layering tees and when you get them next week you’ll realize that 25% off doesn’t make whack … read more »

POSTED November 30, 2010 5:05PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 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: , , ,

Ricky Blaze, "Just You And I" MP3

Remember that shining moment when all eyes were on Ricky Blaze because he was stunting so hard on the chorus for “My Jacket”? Subconsciously a song about his flashy robe made ladies jealous, so he … read more »

POSTED August 5, 2010 1:39PM IN SUITE903 Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Interview With Gyptian

Reggae crooner Gyptian made “Hold Yuh” over a year and a half ago, but somehow it’s become the most ubiquitous sound of 2010 summer: stand by any Brooklyn stoplight for three minutes and you’ll hear … read more »

POSTED July 27, 2010 3:45PM IN MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS Comments (1) 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: , , , , , , , , ,

Ding Dong & Ricky Blaze, “You’re So Fly” MP3

While Ricky Blaze may keep to Brooklyn, his sound is no stranger to Kingston dances, and even when it seems like “I Feel Free” can’t take one more rotation on the turntables, it holds on … read more »

POSTED February 12, 2010 6:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,