The Best New Music This Week: Alkaline, Mr Vegas, Govana, Iwaata, Alborosie x Kabaka Pyramid, Charly Black x Lady Lava

At, we pride ourselves on keeping our fingers firmly on the pulse of the dancehall and reggae scene. This week, we’ve sifted through the myriad of releases, seeking out those tracks that push boundaries, evoke memories, and truly represent the heart and soul of the genre. Prepare to update your playlists as we unveil six tracks that are setting the pace in the musical landscape. Let’s jump straight into it!

Alkaline – ‘Mek Tinz Happen’

Autobamb Records and Grey Hut Production introduce us to Alkaline’s latest masterpiece. On ‘Mek Tinz Happen’, Alkaline smoothly rides the riddim, crafting an anthem tailored for the elite players in dancehall. It’s a pulsating reminder of the allure of the high life.

Mr Vegas – ‘Zodiac Whine’

Mr Vegas never fails to get the dancehall moving, and his latest, ‘Zodiac Whine’, is no exception. Featured on the blazing “big bunx riddim”, Mr Vegas serves up a rhythmic gem that beckons fans to the dancefloor, encapsulating his iconic danceable style.

Govana – ‘Legendz’

Govana’s lyrical prowess is in a league of its own. ‘Legendz’ is an exemplar of this skill, intertwining his impeccable flow with profound, motivational undertones. The darkness of the track only amplifies the potency of its message.

Iwaata – ‘Tracksuit’

Iwaata’s ‘Tracksuit’ is a testament to the evolving and yet timeless nature of dancehall. Offering a blend of modernity and a touch of 90s nostalgia, Iwaata confirms his status as an underrated talent worth paying attention to. The combined genius of Ivey League and CPM on production adds a touch of brilliance to this track.

Alborosie featuring Kabaka Pyramid – ‘Nah Sell Out’

When reggae giants like Alborosie and Kabaka Pyramid unite, magic is bound to happen. ‘Nah Sell Out’ is a sonic journey – a song we’re dubbing a “conscious hustler reggae track”. Its unique vibe warrants a listen (or ten). Dive in and experience the synergy for yourself.

Charly Black & Lady Lava – ‘Village Ram’

Charly Black taps into a familiar vibe on ‘Village Ram’, reminiscent of his earlier collaborations with legends like J Capri. Fans of Charly Black are in for a treat with this track that serves both nostalgia and freshness in equal measure.

In closing, the ever-evolving world of dancehall and reggae never ceases to amaze. With such a rich array of talent and innovation, the future looks bright. Make these tracks a staple in your listening rotation and immerse yourself in the best the genre has to offer. For the latest in music news and updates, remains your trusted companion. Stay tuned!