Blacklight Riddim

by Various Artists

supported by
/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $5 USD  or more

     

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

about

Fresh from an inspiring and productive trip to Kingston, Dre Skull returns with a new riddim release for the summer. Stepping in at 109bpm, Blacklight Riddim is the perfect collision of Brooklyn and Kingston, a Mixpak mission statement with four of dancehall’s finest: QQ, Spice, Konshens and Tifa. Drawing from dembow, the Caribbean super-loop with an origin story that spans from Kingston to New York in the early 90s, the riddim brings the energetic kick-snare combination to play with gurning rave synths for anthemic party status. Inspired by the energy in the music, all four vocalists take the opportunity to channel raw sexuality, whether it’s Tifa’s search for a stamina daddy, Konshen’s wining song, QQ’s gallis antics or Spice’s classic hard-line sensuality.

Recorded in Kingston, and mixed in Mixpak’s new Brooklyn studios by King Jammy protege Suku (of Ward 21), Blacklight Riddim keeps the JA/BK vibes strong and the summer juggling hot.

credits

released May 5, 2015

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Mixpak New York

Mixpak is a Brooklyn-based record label, founded in 2009 by producer Dre Skull. A contemporary encapsulation of the classic Brooklyn-Caribbean connection, the label is home to some of Jamaica’s biggest stars, releasing full length albums with Vybz Kartel and Popcaan as well as riddim releases featuring Beenie Man, Machel Montano, Tifa, Spice and more. ... more

contact / help

Contact Mixpak

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns