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Tuesday 31st December 2013

Cahill Pick Their Top Remixes of 2013

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3 Beat’s resident remix outfit Cahill have been behind some of the biggest hits of the year.

In 2013 they remixed a whopping 21 tracks from artists as diverse as Fuse ODG, Lawson, Leona Lewis, Nicole Scherzinger, Rizzle Kicks, Selena Gomez, Chris Brown, Stylo G and Wretch 32.

They also released their own headline single “Feel The Love” featuring Kimberley Locke.

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Here they name their favourite remixes of the year:

Stylo G “Soundbwoy”

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Nicole Scherzinger “Boomerang”

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Rizzle Kicks “Skip To The Good Bit”

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Leona Lewis “One More Sleep”

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Wretch 32 Ft. Jacob Banks “Doing OK”

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Monday 30th December 2013

3 Beat Staff Picks of 2013: Shaurav

Shaurav is 3 Beat’s Urban A&R consultant.

He’s made his mark in the two years he’s been with us helping to bring acts like Stylo G, Sigma and TS7 to the label.

Here are Shaurav’s top tracks of 2013:

Justin Timberlake “Mirrors”

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MackleMore and Ryan Lewis “Thrift Shop”

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Disclosure Ft. Sam Smith “Latch”

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Baauer “Harlem Shake”

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Fuse ODG “Antenna”

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Stylo G “Soundbwoy”

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TS7 Ft. Taylor Fowlis “Heartlight”

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Drake “Hold On Were Going Home”

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Calvin Harris Ft. Ayah Marar “Thinkin About You”

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Lorde “Royals”

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Monday 30th December 2013

Stylo G’s Top Tracks of 2013

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It’s been a bumper year for everyone’s favourite lyrical badman, Stylo G. He was nominated for a MOBO award and “Soundbwoy” his first single with 3 Beat reached number 18 on the UK chart. He totally smashed it on the festival circuit with massive performances at Glastonbury, Wireless, Reading and Leeds.

And with the brilliant new single “Move Back” due for release in March you can expect even bigger things of this man in 2014.

Here’s his Best of 2013

1. Stylo G “Soundbwoy”

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2. Mavado Ft. Nicki Minaj “Give It All To Me”

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3. Rudimental Ft. Ella Eyre “Waiting All Night”

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4. Fuse ODG “Antenna”

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5. Drake “Started From The Bottom”

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Monday 15th July 2013

Stylo G Burns Up the Stage at Wireless Festival

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Dancehall star Stylo G lit up the stage with a brilliant set at the Yahoo Wireless Festival on Sunday. He was headlining the SBTV stage.

Joined by a full live band Stylo played his hits “Soundbwoy” and “Call Mi A Yardie”  as well as new track “Freedom” and the classic “Swagga Dem”.

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We were there, skanking and snapping away…

 

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Soundbwoy in action

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Monday 29th April 2013

Stylo G is Sara Cox’s BIG THING

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Radio 1’s Queen of Daytime Sara Cox has picked Stylo G’s hot dancehall smash “Soundbwoy” to be her ‘Big Thing’ this week. She’ll be playing the single every day between 10am and 1pm.

If you missed the first play earlier today you can listen back here.

Ever wondered what’s on Stylo’s all time favourite playlist? The guys over at Earmilk.com asked him just that and he put together this ‘Influencer Chart’ for them. His picks cross decades and continents and come from the likes of Busta Rhymes, Beenie Man, Bridget Kelly and Snoop Dogg. Genius!

If you’re in London this weekend, get yourself down to the Jazz Café on Friday night and catch Stylo G live. He’ll be joining his 3 Beat label mate Fuse ODG as part of The Norte Show Live, hosted by Choice FM’s Manny Norte. It’s going to be a massive night. You can get tickets here.

“Soundbwoy” isn’t out until May 26th but you can pre-order your copy on iTunes now.  

 

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Wednesday 17th April 2013

Stylo G talks Yardie & Poison Chang with The Voice Online

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It might be raining outside but there’s no damping down the appetite for Stylo G’s new single “Soundbwoy”. Last night Kiss FM’s DJ Hype played the massive Sigma remix of the track. If you haven’t heard it yet have a listen here.

Today Stylo’s interview with The Voice Online went live. In it he talks to Dionne Grant about why he wants to celebrate the term ‘Yardie’ and opens up about his father, Jamaican dancehall star Poison Chang, who died when Stylo was just 13.

The day ended with People’s Prince Charlie Sloth playing “Soundbwoy” yet again on his drivetime show on 1Xtra. Thanks for all the support Charlie!

Definitely a good day at the office…

 

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8:32 pm

Saturday 13th April 2013

“Soundbwoy” Fires Up

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Things are hotting up for UK dancehall star Stylo G as excitement about his latest single “Soundbwoy” continues to build.

The single was added to the BBC Radio 1Xtra playlist last week. And this week “Soundbwoy” burst into the Music Week Urban Club Chart at number 7 – the week’s highest new entry.

Zane Lowe played the Sigma remix of the track on his show on Radio 1 on Wednesday night (he played the original mix in a previous show). Initial Radio 1 support for the single came from Toddla T and Rob Da Bank. Choice FM has been hammering it for weeks, so has Rinse FM.

And on Saturday “Soundbwoy” was the soundbed for the ‘Showboat’ feature on Sky Sport’s popular magazine show Soccer AM.  

That sent the single shooting to Number 2 on the iTunes Reggae chart!

“Soundbwoy” is released on May 26th but is available to pre-order on iTunes now with remixes from DiGenius, Sigma and Ross Couch.

If you still haven’t seen the video take a look.

 

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Wednesday 3rd April 2013

Stylo G Is This week’s Best of British on 1Xtra

If you’ve been tuning in to the Breakfast Show on 1Xtra this week you’ll already know that “Soundbwoy” the immense new single from UK dancehall star Stylo G is Twin B’s ‘Best of British’ record of the week!

And this morning Stylo got up nice and early to join Twin in the 1Xtra studio for a chat. If you missed it you can listen back here.

If you didn’t see it already, check out the “Soundbwoy” video here.

As well as being Twin B’s ‘Best of British’, the single has been getting spins from the likes of Trevor Nelson, MistaJam, David Rodigan, CJ Beatz, Seani B and Robbo Ranx at 1Xtra. Radio 1 plays have come courtesy of Toddla T and Idris Elba (in the mix with Trevor Nelson) and over at Choice FM Daddy Ernie, Ras Kwame, Firin’ Squad and Woody are all big fans.

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Tuesday 2nd April 2013

“Soapbox” is Charlie Sloth’s Record of the Week

People’s Prince Charlie Sloth has chosen “Soapbox” – the new single from “Magnetic Eyes” star Baby Blue – to be his Record of The Week!   The track will play out every day this week on Charlie’s 1Xtra drivetime show between 4 and 7pm. Baby Blue will join him live in the 1Xtra studio on Thursday, April 4th.

Best known for her recent chart smash with Matrix & Futurebound, the London based singer, rapper, songwriter and all round superstar returns to her rap roots with “Soapbox”. The tough-talking street track has Blue throwing out punchline after punchline and features the production skills of hot new talent Diztortion (currently grabbing attention for his work on Stylo G’s “Soundbwoy” and Lethal Bizzle’s “They Got It Wrong” featuring Wiley).

If you didn’t already see the video for “Soapbox”, made by SBTV, you can check it out here.

Charlie Sloth debuted the track in March and Blue joined him on the phone…jokes! If you missed it the first time round you can listen back here.

Since then it’s been getting spins across 1Xtra (DJ Target, Viz, Nick Bright), Choice FM (Woody, Manny Norte, Firin Squad, Ras Kwame) and Rinse FM.

 

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Monday 25th February 2013

Idris Elba Goes Mad for 3 Beat!

Actor Idris Elba joined national treasure Trevor Nelson to co-host the second hour of his 1Xtra show on BBC Radio 1 on Saturday night.

Best know for his roles in TV shows The Wire and Luther, Elba is no stranger to the decks – he’s a massive music fan and has been DJing since he was a teenager.

And on Saturday night Idris Elba showed the world that he is a man of impeccable taste, dropping four – YES FOUR – 3 Beat tracks into his guest mix! First up was TS7’s new single “Heartlight” featuring Liverpool’s hottest rising star Taylor Fowlis. Next came “Beat Down”, Steve Aoki’s massive collaboration with Angger Dimas and Iggy Azalea. He closed his set with two 3 Beat tracks back-to-back. Brand new Stylo Gee “Soundbwoy” which Idris predicts will be a “summer smasher“ and then Sway & Kano’s “Still Sway & Kane” featuring Tigger Da Author.

You can listen back to the whole show here.

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