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Feel Good Mix Down free download

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Get your mood right for that morning grind.

 

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Major Lazor and Busy Signal – Jump

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Busy Signal teams up with Major Lazer for Jump on the Know No Better EP.

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Stephen McGregor teams up with Shakira on El Dorado

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Stephen Di Genius McGregor teams up with Colombian pop star Shakira on her recently released eleventh studio album El Dorado. McGregor’s contribution is on the single Amarillo

Di Genius has made a name for himself in the industry over the years delivering consistently strong hardcore dancehall productions like Outbreak of 2009 and more commercial grades like Pepper of 2011. Stephen seamlessly transitions from producer to artist back to producer again and is able to release classic reggae bangers like Cyaan Friend Again of 2010 which still gets huge forwards in the dancehall almost 8 years later. It seems he’s taken que from his father the legendary Freddie McGregor on how to truly stand the test of time in this business.

Stephen posted a pic of Shakira’s El Dorado  with a comment of appreciation via Instagram this week.

@digenius1 🙏Grateful to be a part of this @shakira album!🙏. Did production on track #5 #Amarillo. Big shouts to my bros on the album as well…

Shakira is no stranger to collabs it seems anytime an artist graces her album both see almost immediate crossover market and demographic success. Possibly her greatest collab has been her 2010 contribution to the FIFA World Cup South Africa and Coca Cola with her monster hit “Waka Waka.”  Watch the video below

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Busy for Groovin in the Park NYC

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It is such a blessing. All praises to the Most High for all that he’s bestowed on me. I am excited to finally be getting the opportunity to perform for my US fans. They have always requested the Turf President and I want to assure them that their wait has not been in vain…

With global chart toppers like; One More Night, Come Ova, and Bumaye alongside matching international sponsorship contracts it seems Busy Signal’s short stint in US prison just a couple years ago has been long forgotten.

He recently obtained his US visitor’s visa and this month his US work permit came through. This is great news considering most US green card holders who are convicted are often barred from working in the states post deportation. Busy’s situation is unique. He is one of JA’s most positive hard-core/cross-over dancehall role models and is currently signed to four major international brands at least two of which call the US corporate home base, KFC and Pepsi.

 

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Just days before the second anniversary of the security forces-led Tivoli Gardens incursion, Busy was met on arrival at Norman Manley Airport for extradition by members of the Fugitive Apprehension Team, United States marshals and representatives of the British High Commission.

The dancehall community was shocked and devastated as this news broke just under a year after dancehall’s beloved Buju was sentenced to 10 years in a Florida state prison after an evidence shaky public trial.

According to reports; allegations were that Busy was implicated in a narcotics offense and failed to appear in court in Minnesota way back in 2002. Due to the 2002 offense and subsequent 2012 conviction despite having an expansive US fan base

Busy never technically performed on US soil.

He did however, travel and perform in Europe, South America, the Caribbean and the far reaches of Africa, including Gambia and Ethiopia throughout his 2005 rise to stardom and success of 2011 and beyond.  
His US fans will finally have an opportunity to see him live on American soil at Groovin’ In The Park where R&B legend R. Kelly will be making an appearance. Check out the latest from Busy, No Reasoning. 
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