Alty-B takes flight with ‘YYZ’ mixtape

Drewsland native, Alty-B has released his debut mixtape dubbed, ‘YYZ.’

BY: JODEE BROWN

Fast-rising Canadian-based Dancehall artiste,Alty-B has launched himself a step closer towards mainstream success with the release of his debut mixtape, YYZ.

Dominating Toronto’s Dancehall/Reggae scene this summer with singles such as Girl and No More, Alty-B taken a significant step in his career with his YYZ mixtape as it reveals the singjay’s maturity, not only musically but interms of his persona as he’s expanded his stage name to Alty Banton.

YYZ may sound like an indifferent name for any CD, but it attests to the current position in Alty-B’s career and life. Those three letters represent the code for the Pearson International Airport in Toronto; where the young singjay currently makes ends meet as he’s determined to establish himself bothmusically and financially as an upcoming act.

The YYZ mixtape, produced by Canadian-Jamaican disc jock, DJ Fella features many of Alty-B’s signature hits including the highly regarded dance anthem, Splice as well as the heartfelt track, Can’t Believe, which hails as an ode to a close friend from his days atJamaica College who fell victim to gun violence.

Additionally, the YYZ compilation features previously unreleased tracks including Gone Ah Dance, Cannot Forget You, Get Gal Easy and She Want Mi; all efforts that once again highlights Alty Banton’s lyrical ingenuity and range as he continues to work hard in asserting his craft within Dancehall’s circles, both in Canada and back home.

Alty-B also graces the YYZ mixtape with several clever dubs including Miss Kitty K, No More and Diss Badman.

The YYZ compilation features productions from stalwarts such as JonFXSmoke Shop Productions and Faze as well as appearances by DJ ConstantineKeno 4 Star andMad Lynx.

You can download the YYZ mixtape for free via Mediafire:http://www.mediafire.com/?06gneja48qvus8q

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