Thursday, April 24, 2014
SINGER Junior X has returned with In the Streets like the White Line, a song he recorded for Bonner Corner Stone Productions. It is the follow-up to his chart-topping single, Not Afraid to Live.
In a recent interview with this column, he spoke about his latest production.
"The song is really about the poor man's dream. The message in this song is really highlighting the importance of having money these days to take care of the responsibilities that come along with life and securing certain comforts," he explained. "It also implies forcefulness toward achieving one's goals."
Junior X shot to prominence with songs like Plead My Cause and Seek Your Goal. In addition to In the Streets like the White Line and Not Afraid to Live, he recently recorded the inspirational He Saved Me with Albarosie.
For the past three years he has been working with Dennis Livingston's Revolutionary Entertainment label.
"Since I have been working with Revolutionary Entertainment, I have gotten the opportunity of recording songs with Queen Ifrica, Gyptian, Albarosie and others. I also released an album titled Plead My Cause which has been doing pretty well," he said.
Rich Kid joins Macka Diamond for promotional run
Rich Kid recently performed in unfamiliar territory when he joined fellow deejay Macka Diamond on a promotional run of North America.
Rich Kid and Macka Diamond did the track What Must I Do, which they pitched during stops in Canada, Boston, Philadelphia, and New York.
According to Macka Diamond: "Promotion is the key to having a hit song, so for us to be out there campaigning and promoting as well as touching base with the people in the mainstream, it is an even bigger avenue for us to reach the masses."
What Must I Do track is on the Controversy rhythm which also features songs from Liquid, Shaka Pow, Thugsy Malone, and Mr Lexx.
DJ Kitt debuts with the Slap Weh rhythm
Sound system selector DJ Kitt makes his production debut with the Slap Weh rhythm. It has songs by Stein, Konshens, Laden, Gyptian, Daro, K Queens, Munga, Fambo, newcomer Bastik, and soca artiste Tele Cruz.
DJ Kitt is best known for assisting veteran selector Ricky Trooper capture the Guinness Sounds of Greatness title last year. He was also a selector on Supa Hype's 007 sound system.
Prior to that stint, Kitt was associated with his father's sound system, Bass Odyssey. He later joined his brother DJ Ali Patch and formed TNG Muzik.
Production-wise, DJ Kitt has worked with established acts including Munga, Gyptian, Chi Ching Ching, Mr Lexx, Konshens, and I Octane.
Stinga Yuth to drop mix tape
Newcomer Stinga Yuth's mix tape, Apology Accepted, is expected to be released in July. It contains the song, Club Banger, which was produced by Echo One Productions.
A graduate of the Jonathan Grant High School, the deejay is presently a student at the University of Technology.
Club Banger, which was released late last year, earned him a following in the dancehall, leading to the release of the mix tape.
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