Entertainer of the Year

A hilarious conversation about the Entertainer of the Year and other winners from the 38th annual IRAWMA.

We previously made predictions on who would win the entertainer of the year and some of the other major categories. Consequently, we had to review the accuracy of our predictions. After that, we give lots of updates from the reggae world in this 2nd quarantine episode.

Intro:

0:43 – Firstly, AGARD Quarantine mixes.

Buzzworthy Segment:

3:13 – Secondly, “Toast” in Life Water commercial. Koffee featured in Newsweek Magazine.

5:26 – DJs spinning live on social media: D-Nice, DJ Mars, Stereo 5, Unity Sound, Tony Matterhorn, Stone Love, DJ Jazzy Jeff, etc.

11:04 – Alicia Keys “Underdog” remix ft. Chronixx and Protoje with production by Izzy Beats and Swiss Beats. 

The Tastemaker Segment:

15:09 – Further, Champion Squad Remix Catalog mixtape.

16:00 – Blakkamoore and Snoop Dogg release Get Down Tonight video.

19:48 – Buju Banton performing live on BBC 1Xtra.

22:13 – Lila Ike “Where I’m Coming From” live on 1Xtra. 

Soundclash Update:

23:57 – In addition, Walshy Fire‘s online Quarantine Clash.

25:15 – Antigua Quarantine History Clash 2 with Stonewall vs Exorcist on FB live.

29:22 – Brief recap from Spring Killing in NY with Super Tremor vs. Real Sound vs. Venom Xenos.

33:19 – Dub plate broker Pantason urging artists to lower dub plate prices.

36:18 – Rest in Peace to Apple Gabriel, a founding member of Israel Vibration. Reaction to his passing. 

Main Segment:

38:16 – Due to the Coronavirus, the 38th Annual International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) was limited to a media-only broadcast. As such, we discuss the winners and compare them with our predictions. To sum it up, Buju, Vybz Kartel, and Koffee were the biggest winners. 

Outro:

45:45 – In conclusion, we read fan mail and provide social distancing advice.  

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