Entertainment briefs: Tropical House Cruises compilation now #1, Sikka Rymes

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first_imgTropical House Cruises to Jamaica music compilation is now #1Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica has now taken the number one spot on the Billboard Reggae Charts this week, sending Hollie Cook and Vessel of Love plummeting to number 4.  The album includes performances from a number of top artists, including Ed Sheeran, Sean Paul and Damian and Stephen Marley. The 15-track album, digitally released by Contractor Music Group, based in Ocho Rios, Jamaica and was distributed by Atlanta-based Amada Records under the EAE Management Group.In the number two spot for another week is Damian Marley’s ‘Stoney Hill’ while taking the number three spot this week, up from five last week, is ‘Marching Orders’ by The Green.Watch out for Sikka RymesIs Sikka Rymes the next dancehall singer to watch? If you trust incarcerated deejay Vybz Kartel’s judgment, then he is. Rymes was labeled as one to watch on a Kartel Instagram post last week. In an interview with The STAR, Rymes says he has been ready to take the music industry by storm for quite some time, but expressed that after the endorsement from the ‘Worl’ Boss’ himself, he will be kicking things up a notch. “My style as an artiste is different and that’s why the Teacha say wah him say. I’m coming to bring a new thing to dancehall, a new flavor from a new face,” he was quoted as saying.  Sikka Rymes is the cousin of former Gaza member Shawn Storm, who was introduced to Kartel while he was still attending school in Portmore. His songs include “Love Di People” and “Dollaz.”last_img read more