Category Archives: Teacha Dee News 2012
In Dortmund Germany, patrons gather annually for what was the 17th staging of the mighty “Juicy Beats” festival. This festival had 100 Djs, 40 bands and 6 stages and is obviously one of Europe’s major outdoor events. The audience which numbered somewhere within 30 thousands and this is just an estimate, went crazy to the electronic sounds of Teacha Dee’s “Beat Babylon” coupled with a hard driving bass and the screaming voices or the Symbiz Selectors. This high energy crowd could be heard singing the track in unison from as far back as eyes can see. This is clear evidence of the success this track is having on the drum and bass scene.
Below is a video clip of what took place, viewed from the stage.
This is the official trailer showing the amount of people who were present at JUICY BEATS 2012 the 17th edition
With the sound of a starting motorcycle engine comes a very powerful riddim entitled “Kickdown Riddim”. On this riddim one can hear the vocals of many Jamaican top acts such as Konshens, Beenie Man, Elephant Man and more. The party vibe along with merry drinking was echoed in many ways and so was Teacha Dee’s single ” Spliff and Beer”. Within this track, one will hear a full story about one night on the town, driving to kiosks for beers and just having a goo time within the club.
The marriage of “spliffs” with Beers as was skillfully vocalized in this single, shows great potential of been a long lasting popular hit with the dancehall audiences worldwide especially in Europe in the cold season where beers are consumed much like water studies suggest. This one is a must have if you enjoy a spliff with an ice cold beer while rocking to your favorite sound system or live band.. its the main fuel of various dancehall parties and night life.
Deebuzz Music along with Hard2Def released what can be termed as a very hard hitting dancehall riddim for the fall season in Europe. This riddim consist of a mixture of German artistes and Jamaican artistes with songs skillfully crafted to express various meditations centered around the “Naughty Wife” concept. Teacha Dee however, has deviated from the norm as he has done numerous times and recorded a cryptic message to the masses entitled “Freedom”.
This explosive track along with its booming riddim consisting of wild riffs mostly heard within the rock circles, has been creating waves especially amongst the females as the low hard driving vocals are captivating and message solidly written. Take a listen to this track and discover for yourself the basic but effective flow of what many dubbed the missing art of “deejaying” believed to be lost with the founding fathers of dancehall music. Listen the song below..soundcloud link)
The world number one reggae portal “reggaeville.com” has released an impressive line up of reggae artistes on its riddim selection titled “Reggaeville Riddim”. This riddim compilation composed by Oneness Records has feature names such as Tarus Riley, Sizzla Kolanji, Etana and more.
Within this mix, comes Teacha Dee with a very catchy social commentary reflecting his “Beat Babylon” theme. This song “Sound System” has been hailed by friends around the world as witty and positive. With lyrics stating ” The only Good System is a sound System” no wonder it has risen suddenly to the top of his best selling songs with a title that was once a popular slang worn on T-shirts years before now.