Saturday, March 31, 2012

03.26.12 Female Artist Salute w/ Grace Of Spades


Big up all the ladies! In honor of Women's History Month, we decided to take this last Monday of March and dedicate it to all of the big female artists out there, many majorly underrated. Queen Majesty starts out the show with her hour tribute then hands over the decks to our good friend and fellow vinyl junkie Grace Of Spades. Grace drops some wicked and big tunes inna mostly dancehall style - many tunes you have probably never heard before so definitely check the archive!

Monday, March 12, 2012

03.12.12 - Jack Scorpio of Black Scorpio LIVE in the studio


Deadly Dragon Sounds was proud to welcome back Jack Scorpio of Black Scorpio Records and Sound System! Black Scorpio Disco started started in 1971 by Maurice "Jack" Johnson and soon after formed into a top clashing sound as well as a worldwide label. Jack Scorpio is one of Jamaica's top veteran music producers with countless hit songs as well as working with performers such as Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, Dennis Brown, Barrington Levy, Capleton, Yellowman, and Sean Paul just to name a few.

This show features many Black Scorpio songs as well as a selection of specials and dub plates from the big man himself and some chatting about the history of Jamaican music straight from the mouth of this legendary pioneer.

AND you can check the legendary artist himself this THURSDAY night at Downtown Top Ranking for a special Black Scorpio edition! We will also be celebrating the birthday of our good friend and DTR's mic specialist JD Ranking!

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

03.05.12 - Gentleman LIVE in the studio


Gentleman, the German multi-platinum and award-winning reggae artist is here for his first NYC showcase in promotion of the US debut of his latest album, Diversity on VP Records. This album stays true to his first musical love: roots reggae and also has him teaming up with top Jamaican recording artists like Tanya Stephens, the late great Sugar Minott and producers such as Don Corleon, Red Roze, Shane Brown, Xtermintor and Firehouse Crew.

We we're thrilled to have Gentleman stop by the studio and not only did we get to talk to him about his tour and latest album, we were treated to a LIVE acoustic performance from the man himself alongside his backup singer and wife Tamika (check out her album Piece of Mind out now) and guitarist Stahl. Please check the archive for this special show - video up soon!

MARCH 13th 2012 - Be sure to check Gentleman at Le Poisson Rouge with Richie Stephens + Meta and the Cornerstones!