Jus' Buss: New music from Alkaline, Destra and Holla Bak
Inspirational songs with uplifting lyrics dominate this week's releases as our artistes create music to suit the mood of our current climate. But if you need to bubble a bit and enjoy some light content, there are some of those too in this week's edition of Jus' Buss.
One Link Riddim by various artistes
No Carnival, no problem! Soca producers are hard at work and with this riddim, producers The KVG and XplicitMevon are showing that Soca could be relevant at all times. The riddim features songs from Teddy Rhymez, Aisha Noel, Preedy, Mical Teja and reigning Soca Groovy Monarch College Boy Jesse.
The Queen of Bacchanal is rested and back in studio. On Gyal Bubble on the Bounce It Riddim she gives us a dancehall-inpsired number designed to make you move those hips in the comfort of your home. The song was written by Dnyce and produced by NyceNatinon.
Type: Soca single and video
Bajan artistes Holla Bak and SR Viper dedicate this one to the Nubian queens in their life.
One Love Riddim by Walshy Fire and The Expanders
Walshy Fire and The Expanders collab for an eight-song rhythm compilation that includes artists Blessed, Promise No Promises, Queen Omega, Cocoa Tea, Buzzrock, Hamali, and Tóke. This is the third in the series of rhythm compilation collaborations with the Expanders that includes: 'Thanks For Life' and 'Top Shelf'.
Alkaline is not looking for a wife and he makes it clear in this song in which he clearly enjoys living the single life.
After heating up social with photos of him eating grapes and pineapple off a young lady and a video in which he was seemingly thrown out of home for infidelity, Yankey Boy followed up the drama with this new single.
In this inspirational song, these three entertainers turn to God to lift us up out of our problems. No matter what you are going through, you can ask the Father to lift you up, they sing.
Parang Jam Riddim by Mastamind
Type: Parang Soca
On this riddim, Producer Mastamind assembles some of the best voices in soca parang, Leon Coldero (Call Dero), Rembunction (Parang Step) and Chris Rojas (Old Time Christmas).
On Humans, this upcoming reggae and dancehall artiste sings about the destructive nature of humans over a haunting, melodic beat. The song is meant to start a movement for like-minded people to promote the Earth’s healing by changing the way we interact with our planet.
Grammy-award winner Damian “Jr Gong” Marley lends his production talents to The Edge, a new single from Black Am I, a devout Rastafarian.