As it was Valentine’s Day we ran a bunch of tunes for the lovers out there… Not just the cheesey, pink-hearted, fluffy teddy bear romantic lovers though. We couldn’t resist catering for our saucy listeners as well! Plus new tunes from Mavado, Leftside and Wretch 32 & Stylo G; a tribute to JOE aka Lil Joe; soca season: Busy Signal special. Full tracklist at http://www.theheatwave.co.uk/blog/item/lovers-vs-slackness-on-rinse-fm/
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Top tips for dancehall in 2011 with big riddims like Turn It Up, Dancehall EFX and Split Personality alongside huge singles such as Stronger, the What’s My Name? remix and Kisses by London singer Lea-Anna.
Plus we kick off the build up to Trinidad & Tobago carnival with a soca selection, drop some classic 90s Bounty Killer in the Heatwave time machine and give you a taste of Nigerian dancehall.
Tracklist - www.theheatwave.com/rinsefm001
The Heatwave on Rinse FM - 9 January 2011
In January 2011, the legendary Saxon Studio International recorded a session for BBC 1Xtra for 1Xtra’s dancehall week. This show features classic tunes from some of the Saxon artists and new school MCs.
Plus brand new music from Mavado, funky bashment from Hard House Banton and Henry Heatwave and more soca season with Busy Signal, Benjai and Supa Jigga TC.
Tracklist - www.theheatwave.co.uk/rinsefm002
The Heatwave on Rinse FM - 16 January 2011
Dancehall’s number one dancer, Bogle, was shot and killed six years ago last month. We pay tribute to him on this show by playing tunes named after his dances like Bogle, Row Like A Boat and Stookie while discussing his legacy and importance in dancehall culture.
Plus Eminem meets Vybz Kartel, we drop new riddims like Star Bwoy, 90 and Spam and continue our soca season with Skinny Fabulous, Lil Rick and Alison Hinds.
Tracklist - www.theheatwave.co.uk/rinsefm003
The Heatwave on Rinse FM - 23 January 2011