October 30, 2017
MBJ Airport Mixtape out!5 min read
MBJ Airports, operator of Sangster International Airport, announced that the MBJ Mixtape 2017, which feature some of the islands best artistes, is now playing on repeat at the airport.The mixtape was produced by Sean ‘Razz’ Cousley of RazzAttack Muzik to welcome travellers.
Tracks were selected to call attention to the natural beauty of the country, its unique culture and singular ‘vibes’ that can only be captured by the island’s music.
MBJ Airports CEO Rafael Echevarne stated that they wanted to create a more authentic, ‘irie’ Jamaican experience at the airport to heighten the feeling travellers get as they step off the plane, also the tacks were selected to call attention to the natural beauty of the country, its unique culture and singular ‘vibes’ that can only be captured by the island’s music.
Chronixx kicks off the mixtape with two tracks off his Chronology album, Skankin and SmileJamaica. He also represents with Ain’t No Giving In, Mi Alright, featuring Kabaka Pyramid and on Protoje’s Who Knows.
Jah9’s Feeling Irie follows the first two tracks before Damian Marley’s timeless hit,Welcome to Jamrock. Tony Rebel’s classic, Sweet Jamaica, then leads into another track of the same title by Mr Vegas, featuring Shaggy and Josey Wales. Queen Ifrica encourages visitors with Let’s Get Silly and represents her hometown with Welcome to Montego Bay.
Bugle contributes heavily to the mix, with several interludes and tracks off his latest albums, including Love Me Only, featuring Shensea, and Anointed. Christopher Martin is also well represented on the mix, with Fimi Island, My Love and Pirates of the Caribbean. Other artistes featured on the mix include TOK, Shaggy and Charly Black among others.