De Tropix + Cherry B

9 07 2008

Cherry B is probably better known as “M.I.A.’s hype-girl”. But this lady from St. Vincent & the Grenadines is one part of the duo DE TROPIX. Check them out.

Cherry B and Instinct

Group: De Tropix

Location: London (and St. Vincent & the Grenadines)

Sound: Reggae/Dancehall/Club

Members: Cherry B — vocals, Instinct — producer, vocals

Songs to listen to: “Oi Oi Oi” — on Cherry B’s MySpace; “Tap Tap” — on De Tropix MySpace

“Oi” — on De Tropix MySpace

Here’s a video of Cherry and M.I.A. dancing at the Virgin Festival.

And here’s a vid of Cherry on Letterman with M.I.A. performing “Paper Planes”

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3 responses

20 08 2008
James Lofton

Cool to see someone else giving De Tropix a bit of recognition.

26 08 2008
Boeb'is

Rye Rye could also be called the “M.I.A.’s hype-girl”. She sang paper plane with her, and she’s amazing. Her song “Shake it to the ground” is incredible.

26 08 2008
James Lofton

Yeah, Rye Rye kicks tons of ass. The talent that surrounds M.I.A. is mind boggling. She’s THE artist of the decade(in my opinion), and she has all this talent around her yet it doesn’t eclipse what she does. In fact, M.I.A. seems to elevate those around her. Very few artists are capable of doing that.

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