May the 4th be with us.
Today's a big day in We Chief land. We've got a new single out with Jillionaire and Co. at Feel Up Records and we're celebrating with a live show at The Delancey in NYC tonite. Free Admission - Doors at 10pm
WE CHIEF is back at The Delancey with Feel Up Records on Friday, May 4th for a live performance and the release of "It's So Scary." The new single will be released that day via the new record label founded by Major Lazer's own Jillionaire. See you at the show!
NEW YORK -
After lots of days in the studio, we are starting up our live performances! Showcasing our debut album, "Unify" our first show is at The Delancey - 168 Delancey Street, NYC. If you're in the area, come through - this show is Free Admission.
NEW SUMMER HEAT FROM WE CHIEF - “CUMBIOTICA RIDDIM”
Brooklyn, NY: We Chief crew sets the tone for summer with “Cumbiotica Riddim,” an addictive dancefloor-ready tune that seamlessly fuses elements of Cumbia, Reggae/Dancehall and Electronica. The “Riddim” features versions from Jahdan Blakkamoore (Major Lazer/Snoop Dogg) called “Party Right Here” and “One Man” from dancehall legend Anthony B. Producers Geoffrey Rand and John Bourke (aka Gosteffects), created a jam that will be bumping on beachside boomboxes and in nightclubs all summer long.
Another big year towards the legalization of cannabis! Blaze it Up to this remix of "Time Fi Legalize" by Reid Speed/ Play Me Records on the world's most joyous holiday ;-)
We jumped on the airwaves for a one-hour takeover of Sirius XM's Reggae Dancehall station, "The Joint" on Channel 42. Big thanks to Walshy Fire from Major Lazer for helping us host the night. Check it here.
We ran some of our favorite Soca and Dancehall jams from the likes of Bunji Garlin, Machel Montano, Kerwin Du Bois, Vybz Kartel, Akaline and Kranium with some of our originals and remixes as well as tracks from Deejay Theory and Jahdan Blakkamoore.
Our friends over at Large Up premiered the mix on their "Mixtape Mondays" along with some vibes from Lion Twin and a must-listen to Federation Sound and Chronixx's Roots and Chalice mixtape. Check out the Large Up feature here.
We just started our Mixcloud account, so make sure to follow us for future DJ sets. Link to the mix cloud here.
Bad Royale brings a slapping EDM rework of this summer's raggatronic banger
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Who needs winter vibes? Certainly not We Chief and crew, breaking off a massive remix from bredren Bad Royale to melt away the cold snap and get you to the tropics, sipping on that "Fresh Lemonade."
Following a World Premiere on Red Bull Panamerika 90.7 Ibero FM (Mexico City) and major radio play in Jamaica, We Chief enlisted the help of Buygore and Mad Decent affiliates and breakout bass champions Bad Royale to turn the dembow-driven original with Captain Planet and Jahdan Blakkamoore into a full-on festival-ready stomper. Boasting a drop that will have you shaking booty from the jump, this one is a must-have for fans of Major Lazer, Sazon Booya/Fight Clvb, and all things dancehall.
This is only the latest in We Chief's ongoing world takeover. This summer saw their tune "Time Fi Legalize" selected as the theme for Complex's series "Motor City High," along with widespread success of "Fresh Lemonade." Many more projects are in the works -- including a forthcoming original series and LOTS more music. Stay tuned!
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Detroit's medical marijuana industry is on the rise, and its growers, scientists, and connoisseurs are at the center of Complex's new series "Motor City High"
As the world-wide movement to legalize cannabis gains momentum, "Time Fi Legalize" is being recognized as an anthem for the cause.
Check out the first episode of the 6-part series below:
The video advocating the reformation of Cannabis laws worldwide has been featured in the nations largest cannabis lifestyle publication, High Times as well as Hail Mary Jane.
Hail Mary Jane: http://www.hailmaryjane.com/we-chief-time-fi-legalize/
(New York, NY) Brooklyn-based, dance hall collective, WE CHIEF, announce the release of the official single and video for “Time Fi Legalize,” calling for worldwide reformation of marijuana laws for legalization. The track is the initial release from a series of singles set to drop this summer. The song features WE CHIEF producer/front-man Geoff Rand, mega-producer Gosteffects (Dancing Astronauts ‘25 producers to watch in 2015’) and “pioneers of jungle music” (Dazed and Confused Magazine)Ragga Twins (Skrillex, Diplo, Da Ali G Show).