Battle-weary – Kiprich worries about clash label (The Jamaica Gleaner)
Kiprisch has earned a reputation for comedic songs and lyrical confrontations with fellow artistes. As he prepares for another bout at Sting on Boxing Day, the singjay is concerned about being branded.
“I really don’t want to be labelled as a clash artiste as I have a career outside of that. I am very concerned about this issue as I don’t want to be stuck into that zone. I really just do the verbal clashes to please my fans,” Kiprich said in an interview with the Jamaica Observer.
Pusha T Drops Reggae-Inspired ‘Blocka’: Listen (Vibe)
Pusha T released mixtape track “Blocka” on Wednesday, rhyming over a surprising sound for the MC — a reggae-inspired beat.
But the Jamaican vibes don’t blunt the rapper’s signature flow. “No SoundScan for a brick layer,” he announces on the snarling coke-rap track, which also features Popcaan and Travi$ Scott. The Young Chop-produced track’s expected on “Wrath of Caine,” the G.O.O.D. MC’s upcoming mixtape
Chronixx Sparks Musical Revolution (The Jamaica Gleaner)
Up-and-coming roots reggae artiste Chronixx delivered a remarkable set at this week’s staging of Behind the Screen series at Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records. Based on the reception and the huge turnout, it is clear that a new reggae star has been born.
At 10:30 p.m., the artiste graced the stage looking like a younger version of reggae legend Peter Tosh, sporting a pair of shades, a Rasta tam and a red Spanish sweater.
The Warrior singer’s image was not the only thing resembling Peter Tosh. His lyrics were equally rebellious, and the challenges thrown out to social inequalities bring back memories.