Orlando’s dancehall round-up: April 2016

Better late than never, Orlando Volcano rounds up some of April's hottest riddims.

Better late than never, Escape From Nature boss Orlando Volcano rounds up some of April's hottest dancehall riddims.

As well as being a perfectly well-rounded producer and founding father of New York based label Escape From Nature, Orlando Volcano is also a dancehall obsessive. Continuing his series, he shares April's hottest offerings, which you can peruse below.

Riddims Of The Month
DJ Bryan Productions Correck Riddim 

This emo party riddim comes with great versions in the form of Turn Up by I Octane and Prang Wine by Quick Cook. I also loved Party Reload by Shawn Storm (the lesser known entertainer involved in the crime that put Vybz Kartel behind bars).

CR203 Records The Champ Riddim

The most star-studded riddim of the month with songs from Sean Paul to Spice. My favorite versions would have to be by Konshens and Aidonia, with special mention to NY-based up and comer Hood Celebrity, who is appearing more frequently on bigger riddims recently. Definitely one to watch.

Troton Ramii Tropical Flava Riddim

Marking what feels like the start of summer, another big name riddim with notable appearances from Beenie Man and Future Fambo.

Additional Listening
 
Orlando Volcano plays Dummy Presents: Escape From Nature at Elvis Guesthouse on May 20th (free entry).

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