By now, I’m sure you’ve heard Metro Boomin‘s distinct production on “Mask Off.”Jamaica bred, Toronto-based producer Krs took things into his own hands with his latest edit, lacing the catchy single with future bounce and dancehall influences to give us a fresh new feel. Stream Krs’s “Mask Off” edit below.
It might not feel like it on the East Coast, but summer is going to come sooner than we think. Jamaica-bred, Toronto-based producer Krs.‘s Soca & Blues Vol. 1 project is the perfect way to feel like you’re already enjoying tank top and basketball shorts weather. Krs. is also a cofounder of Film Noir, so . . .
Film Noir collaborators BNJMN, Krs and Oshi are wasting no time this year, starting 2017 off on a high note with the release of their collaborative single, “Juno.”As we’d expect from a Film Noir release, there’s plenty of futuristic energy to be felt from this bass-heavy cut. Stream “Juno” below.
Toronto-based, Jamaica-bred producer Krs is back with another infectious remix. This time, he decided to put a dancehall spin on Mark Morrison‘s iconic single, “Return Of The Mack.” Rest assured, it’s just as easy to sing along to this joint as the original. Stream Krs’s “Return Of The Mack” remix below, and watch the original . . .
Krs is currently based in Toronto, but it’s hard to ignore his Jamaican roots shining through with every release. His latest drop, a remix of Rihanna’s ANTI single, “Needed Me,” features prime examples of the infectious rhythms and lush melodies that we’ve come to expect. Let’s hope that SoundCloud doesn’t pull this one down any . . .
NOVA, Krs and BNJMN keep the vibes slightly dark and the bass heavy on their new collaborative release, “Jealous.” The Film Noir labelmates join forces to create an infectious, hard-hitting groove that fits in well with the popular R&B aesthetic in this day and age. Film Noir is releasing music every week via their SoundCloud; be . . .
It’s only right that so many Phife Dawg tributes have emerged since his death. The legendary ‘5 Foot Assassin’ of A Tribe Called Quest‘s impact has been well chronicled both before and after his death, and KRS-One is the latest to add his perspective to the table with the releaes of “The Phife Tribute.” The Bronx . . .
Film Noir cofounder Krs revisits the label’s biggest single to date, “Girls That Dance,” with his latest release, “She Nah Play.” “Girls That Dance” was originally featured on Masego and Medasin’s breakout Pink Polo EP, and quickly became a fan favorite. Krs smooths things out and injects his expected dose of tropical vibes into the . . .
Krs has had a very distinct sound for some time now, combining his Jamaican influences with future sounds influences to create an array of catchy tracks. These days, he’s flushing out his sound with additional sampled vocals on tracks such as “Luv Up.” Look for more information on Krs’s Soca refix EP at the top of next . . .
Krs definitely has a signature sound. The Jamaican native and Toronto resident infuses each of his instrumental releases with heavy dancehall vibes and future sounds. With his latest drop, “Monsta Whine,” we feel a stronger dose of energy than we got from previous releases such as “Bend Ova” and “Ever Blessed.” That being said, “Monsta . . .
KRS-One has been in the game for almost thirty years, and he still sounds hungry on his newly released Now Hear This album. The Bronx native uses his music to educate throughout the eighteen-track release. As always, the renowned emcee uses his powerful presence on the mic to great effect. Stream Now Hear This below. . . .
We’ve been following Krs for years, so it feels strange to say that “Faking It” is his debut single. Yet, here we are. The Jamaican producer calls in a solid supporting cast to bring his vision to life. Mars Today and BNJMN assist with the production, adding different elements to the futuristic R&B single. Maurice . . .
Krs. has another banger on his hands with “Bend Ova.” Sampling vocals from J. Capri‘s infectious “Boom And Bend Over,” the Film Noir co-founder creates a bold, lush soundscape that combines dancehall and future bounce influences in one dynamic package.
Film Noir co-creators Oshi, Krs, and BNJMN reconnect for “Down For This,” a record that also features Dutchboy and Tunji Ige. Stream “Down For This” below.
Krs says that “Too Real” is one of the favorite songs that he’s made thus far, and we don’t blame him. The song, which is full of the tropical influences, warm instrumentation, and signature sounds that make up a Krs production, was originally made in October 2014. Stream “Too Real” below.