Forty years ago, the late great Jacob “Killer” Miller released “Tenement Yard”, his first hit with the Inner Circle band. “Dreadlocks can’t live in a tenement yard,” the young Rasta rebel sang, lamenting all the “watchy watchy” people chatting his business in one of Kingston’s inner city communal housing schemes. Four decades later a new Rasta rebel steps up on the said Inner Circle riddim, and delivers his message, with what amounts to a whole new song subtitled “News Carrying Dread.”
Not only are the rhythm track and the message of the new tune in tune with the original, a sample of “Jakes” voice also rings throughout. read more
Here comes trouble! In the past year, Jamar Rolando McNaughton, better known as Chronixx, has topped charts and garnered major international attention. At just 20 years old, the young singer who originally hails from Spanish Town, Jamaica is no stranger to the music industry.
From creating riddims and producing for popular Jamaican artists like Konshens and Lutan Fyah, to performing full international tours of his own music, Chronixx has seen extraordinary success both inside and outside of Jamaica’s highly competitive music industry.
If you’re still unconvinced, here are four reasons you should be listening Chronixx. read more
Over the past few months, Chronixx's latest EP, Dread and Terrible, has continued to gain recognition, and after a 22 date European tour, sold out shows in NYC and an appearance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, he returns to debut his new video for "Capture Land" today. Presented by LRG and shot by frequent TDE contributor Jerome D, Chronixx takes viewers back to his homeland of Jamaica, as he walks through a normal day in his life, all while singing the smooth and relaxed cut that is further uplifted by the amazing scenery of the Jamaican coast and culture. (Chronixx Tour Dates
Things are only about to get better for Chronixx,, as he is slated to appear on Joey Bada$$' upcoming album, B4.D.a$$, which will drop this fall. Chronixx's Dread and Terrible EP is available for purchase on iTunes here
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