Jamaican Dancehall Stars Featured on “Grand Theft Auto V” Tracklist
Koffee who is the well-known Dancehall new sensation and her colleagues Kranium and Alkaline, now have tracks that are a part of the 28 that found their way on the last updated version of the action-adventure video game series “Grand Theft Auto V” and “Grand Theft Auto Online: The Diamond Casino Heist” which was released on Friday.
Koffee’s latest track that was released 2 weeks ago, ‘W’ which features Gunna, Kranium’s “Money in the Bank” released last week, Alkaline’s “With The Thing” released in March, 2019, all are making up the track-list in iFruit Radio, the new in-game radio station.
Other dancehall artistes have been featured on Grand theft Auto soundtracks before, “Real McCoy by Mavado was on the playlist of the video game in 2008. The Grand Theft Auto playlist is also known as radio stations and they are based on a specific genre of music that goes along with video games on-screen action.
Jamaican Reggae, Dub and Dancehall music were prominent on the track-list in September 2013. On the station, The Blue Ark, it was dedicated to Jamaican music.
Joe Gibbs, ‘Chapter Three’, Lee Scratch Perry’s ‘Disco Devil’ and ‘I am a Mad Man’, Half Pint’s ‘Crazy Girl’, Dennis Brown’s ‘Money in My Pocket’ The Upsetter’s “Grumblin Dub’, Junior Delgado’s “Sons of Slaves”, Gregory Isaac’s “Night Nurse” and Yellowman’s “Nobody Moves Nobody Get Hurt” were the featured songs and artistes that year.
Added to that Popcaan and Vybz Kartel’s “We Never Fear Dem” collaboration, Konshen’s “Gun shot a Fire”, Protoje’s “Kingston Be Wise”, Chronixx’s “Odd Rass” and Tommy Lee Sparta’s “Psycho’ was also featured.