Saturday, 5 December 2020

Macka B - Gentrification - New EP on Peckings Records

Macka B returns to Peckings Records to follow up on one of his most successful album projects which contained the single, ‘MedicalMarijuana Card’ that amassed over one million hits on Youtube.

Known affectionately as “The Big Rastaman” Macka B has been at the forefront of UK reggae music for 30 years.  From his humble beginnings on Sound Systems in the UK he has become an internationally respected Reggae artist playing festivals all over the world.  He is renowned for his social commentary and his positive, uplifting and conscious lyrics.

In 2017 Macka B began a series of regular acapella videos released on his social channels - Medical Mondays and Wha' Me Eat Wednesdays.  The releases proved very popular and the video for 'Cucumba' became a viral hit (80M views to date) and was picked up by mainstream media (Vice, DailyMail) and appearances on UK terrestrial TV shows including GMB. Macka B recounts these events in the track ‘Cucumbato di World’ which also has an official video with over 100K hits.

The EP is out now on Peckings Records.


Gentrification Video

The brand new video for the title track, Gentrification, launched today on Macka B’s website and features the The Big Rastaman as a news anchor reporting live on the Wha Gwarn News.


Gentrification EP Tracklisting

01.  Gentrification

02.  Cucumba to Di World         

03.  Face to Face 

04.  Up Ye Mighty Race  

05.  Call on Jah   

06.  Never Played A 45 - DJ Jeph Remix

07.  Never Played A 45 - The Hempolics Remix

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Photography credit: Andrew Cotterill


“No Matter Weh You Deh” second production from the French crew "Ride Di Vibes"

After a successful first collaboration with Gold Up Music as Co-Producer of the Dancehall title “Let Her Out” by the jamaican artist Konshens, Ride Di Vibes is back with “No Matter Weh You Deh”, an ode to love by Maylan Manaza & Mc Duc, the next hit Tropical House made in France!

With the help of Thomas Broussard (Koffee, Ben l'oncle Soul, Tairo...), Mani2 (Collectif Demolisha) and the two Reunion artists Maylan and Mc Duc, Ride Di Vibes is surrounded by the best to concoct this mixture of explosive styles with catchy rhythms and unforgettable melodies.

Perfect mix of Dancehall and Afrobeat colours, "No Matter Weh You Deh" will never cease to accompany you day and night!



Producer : Ride Di Vibes
Compositors: Thomas Broussard / Guillaume "Mani2" Le Dain / Matthias "Thias" Ferrière
Authors: Maylan Manaza x Mc Duc
Label: Evidence Music
Video: Matthias Ferrière


Born in Reunion island, Maylan is as comfortable to sing sweet melodies as to toast in the Jamaican tradition. Due to his versatility and his origins, he was able to create his own style at the crossroads of reggae, dancehall, hip-hop and maloya. His special tone of voice and his boundless energy make Maylan a real showman who has already proven himself alongside such renowned artists as: Bounty Killa, Capleton, Admiral T and Busy Signal to name a few. 
Mc Duc A.K.A “Dancehall Grizzly” is also an artist from the Reunion island. Coming from a family of musicians, he was first attracted by Hip Hop music and later converted to Reggae/Dancehall, a style in which he perfected his singing skills to become a complete artist. Technical, eclectic and perfectionist, Mc Duc is a multi talented artist to discover...

Since early 2004, Ride Di Vibes has been strongly promoting Jamaican music in France with various activities around the sound system mouvement. Real activists, they are trying to keep this culture alive in their country and all over the world by organising Parties, creating mixtapes and performing live shows. In 2020, they dabble in production by collaborating with GoldUp Music on a single called “Let Her Out” performed by Konshens. Now this door is open, they won’t let it close.

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Celebrate The Holidays with Mr. Vegas "Last Christmas"

As the holiday season is upon us, international recording artist Mr. Vegas drew inspiration and Christmas spirit from the classic "Last Christmas" by Wham! (English pop music duo consisting of George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley,)

Last Christmas, I gave you my heart
But the very next day you gave it away
This year, to save me from tears
I'll give it to someone special
Oh fiesta dissa di fiesta everybody come join di fiesta
Oh fiesta dissa di fiesta dissa, dissa, dissa, dissa, dissa di fiesta

The charismatic crooner put his distinct touch and a dancehall twist on the latter that is sure to uplift your spirit and give a perfect addition to your holiday parties! Produced by Mr. Vegas (MV Music)/Greentone , and directed by Precise Lee Film, "Last Christmas" has also delivered a jolly, bright and colorful animated video that captures the familiar refrain with the added Caribbean flair.

With the world experiencing such a depressing Pandemic I wanted to create a song that was still familiar to many with an upbeat dancehall twist. To be joyful and celebrate the winter solstice putting everything else on a brief pause while celebrating in the moment of the holiday cheer. I truly hope this track will make everyone dance with a broad smile on their face”. - Mr.Vegas

Renowned for his exciting and memorable performances, fans of M. Vegas have been clamoring to see the billboard charting artist on stage to create more memories, and while respecting the pandemic, and each cities restrictions and social distancing rules, Mr.Vegas supporters can look forward to early presents as the dancehall and reggae star is scheduled to tour a few cities in the US right before Christmas.!

"Last Christmas" is available on all major streaming platforms and digital outlets STREAM:, with the video streaming at Mr.Vegas official channel:

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