by Jodee Brown
On Tuesday, June 12th, Tad’s Record will unveil this year’s essential collection bass-pounding, chart-topping hits coming straight from Jamaica.
A must-have for music lovers looking for the ultimate Dancehall/Reggae experience for the summer, The Ultimate 2012 features more than 20 tunes from the island’s dominant names including Vybz Kartel, Popcaan, Baby Cham and O, I-Octane, Lady Saw, Khago, and many more.
The compilation features chart-topping singles like Popcaan’sParty Shot and Only Man She Want which in addition to hitting number one in Jamaica, also hit the Billboard Top 100 in the U.S., and club-bangers like Tun Up and Wine by dynamic duo, Baby Cham and O, Love Di Vibe from I-Octane, and Vybz Kartel’s racy Freaky Gal Part 2. The Ultimate 2012 is the latest installment in the annual Ultimate series, one of the most popular of Tad’s assortment of collector’s item compilations.
In addition to featuring Dancehall’s A-listers, The Ultimate 2012 also highlights the freshman class, including highly rated newcomer, Potential Kid whose debut single, Ah Yah So Nice has become the year’s biggest Dancehall street anthem, and Zamunda, whose single, Mad Ova Me also created a huge underground buzz within the industry.
“The Ultimate 2012 is loaded with all of the songs that have been beating down the charts and the airwaves this year in Jamaica, and overseas,” says Tad’s Record owner Tad Dawkins.
“As usual, we want to keep music fans worldwide up-to-date with what’s new and hot in Jamaica, so every year we release ‘The Ultimate’ and other collections to keep Reggae at the forefront of global pop culture.”
The Ultimate 2012 will be available on digitally and in stores on Tuesday, June 12th. For more information on The Ultimate 2012 and Tad’s complete catalogue, contact Tad’s Records (Miami) at 305-654-6130 or firstname.lastname@example.org Tads’ Records (Kingston) at email@example.com, or visitwww.tadsrecord.com.