Dre Skull on MTV Iggy

MTV Iggy look into the latest moves in the dancehall-rap love affair, and check in with Dre Skull in the process:

And while, like Mavado noted, there seems to be a lack of a support system within Jamaica for emerging artists and producers, he spoke of how American labels are more than willing to pick up the slack, saying, “I’ve spoken with many people within the major label system, and it’s amazing to me how many hardcore dancehall fans work within that system in positions of power (from A&Rs to heads of labels). That gives me hope that if things start to take off for even one dancehall artist on a wider scale, there will be many people with power who will cheer it on and give their support.” Dre Skull himself played that role when he suggested to Pusha T’s manager that he work with Popcaan, resulting in Pusha T’s Young Chop-produced single “Blocka” featuring Popcaan and Travi$ Scott.

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Dubbel Dutch Mini-Tour

Dubbel Dutch is heading back to his one-time home Texas for a mini-tour next weekend. He has plenty of new Mixpak material to air, don’t miss out. Download these to get familiar:

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Vote for ‘Champion Bubbler’

MTV Iggy have nominated Tifa’s ‘Champion Bubbler’ (taken from our Kling Klang riddim release) for song of the summer! Head here to vote and support the track.

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This Week In Twitter

A roundup of this week’s choice twitter posts from Mixpak artists,
remixers and extended family.

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Dre Skull EU Tour

Dre Skull starts his EU tour this week, kicking off in Helsinki. Check out the full dates here.

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This Week In Twitter

A roundup of this week’s choice twitter posts from Mixpak artists,
remixers and extended family.

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