Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Stephen 'Di Genius' McGregor's Fitness riddim

Produced by Stephen "Di Genius" McGregor, this is sure to be one of the elite riddims for Summer 09. I feel he made mistake last year by releasing Day Rave too late for ATI/RTI. Should still be fresh for then!

As many fans of the young hitmaker will know, there is usually a thought process behind naming his riddims. This is called the Fitness and sounds similar to the Work Out from last year which featured Mavado's 'Inna Di Car Back' amongst others. Geddit? Both futuristic dancehall (I think that's what they call it) merging dancehall artists with dance/housey 4x4 music. I wonder if Sean Paul will have a piece for his album. If I were him this would have been the canvas for my first single.

Features pieces from Mavado, Beenie Man, Vybz Cartel, Elephant Man and many more but my pick is Aidonia. Most probably won't ring off in UK 'cos people seem to be slow on Aidonia and usually judge songs more on the name of artist than quality of song. Yes, 100 Stab was popular but you couldn't ignore that song, plus it was massive in Jamaica.

I can see what the sessions are going to be like when this riddim drops from now. I have a riddim and tune I could mix this with but I won't share (even though it is obvious to any DJ) in case they don't know!

Other pieces, Vybz Cartel

Mavado utilising Mr Vegas chorus

(Here is the Vegas hook)

Back on track, Black Ryno

Lol @ Ele up to his old tricks of using a popular chorus. This time its Daft Punk

And to the two Big Ship artists

Starting with Chino

Then "It's Laden. What's going on?"

1 comment:

  1. Yeah this riddim is wicked, my favourite Stephen McGregor thing for a while. I sometimes wish he'd run the four to the floor thing a little longer though (I thought the same with Workout)