Stream: ‘First Time’ (Curses Remix)

Dre Skull’s ‘First Time’ (feat. Megan James & Popcaan) now has two new remixes, from Curses (aka Drop the Lime) and Sinjin Hawke – which will drop for FREE via Mixpak channels on December 3rd. Here is the full stream for the Curses remix, make sure you sign up to our newsletter to get the download.

First Time Remixes out December 3rd

Earlier this year Dre Skull dropped ‘First Time’, featuring vocals from Purity Ring’s Megan James and a guest verse from Popcaan, with accompanying video. We’re now happy to announce that two official remixes have landed from artists we love – Curses (Drop The Lime’s alter-ego) and Sinjin Hawke.

They’ll be out on December 3rd on Mixpak, watch out for the streams soon!

Popcaan on Radio Lily

We’re celebrating the release of the first single from Popcaan’s new album today on Radio Lily. Tune in to our regular Mixpak Sound System slot at 6pm EST on to hear Dubbel Dutch, Jubilee & Dre Skull in the mix followed by a live interview with Popcaan in Jamaica with Max Glazer.

Popcaan – Everything Nice Out Now!

Popcaan Everything Nice

We’re happy to announce that the first single from Popcaan’s album has landed! ‘Everything Nice’ (produced by Dubbel Dutch) is out now on Mixpak, listen below and buy it at iTunes / Juno / Mixpak Store.

Watch out for more details of the album, executive produced by Dre Skull.

Popcaan – Everything Nice out Oct 1st

We’re very excited to announce that the first single from Popcaan’s upcoming Mixpak album will be dropping on October 1st, you can pre-order it now. A long time in the making, the album will be coming in early 2014. We’ll soon be revealing the producers and guest features, but for the minute we can say that the first track is produced by our own Dubbel Dutch. Keep an eye on our Twitter / Facebook / Instagram for more updates and streams in the next weeks.

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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