Music Mirror reflects on Handz In the Air by Priest J and DJ Lantan

Priest J is a producer, mixer and sound engineer currently based in North West London. He has teamed up with DJ Lantan for a new single called Handz In The Air. Priest J was the former owner of Stoneroom Recording Studio in Shepherds Bush, London, working with great artists including Wycliffe Jean, Todd Terry, Leftfield, Arthur Baker, Shola Ama, Martin Degville, Basement Jaxx, Rihanna, Alexandra O’Neil, Lee Ryan, Carter Twins, Patrick McMahon, Glen Goldsmith, Ollie J, Stunt Masters, Esteem, Max Romeo, Hariharan, Anup Jalota, Pritam, Jaidev Kumar,Sumeet Tappoo, Lomac, Beverly Knight, Kinane, Rozallla, Ariel, T-Power, Rita Campbell, Debbie Malone, Joe Smooth and many more. Priest J has also worked in television production with companies including Evian Water, British Airways, Door (Gaby Logan), Tibet Foundation, Star Plus, Zee TV, Sony BVU, Elephant Atta, Royal Sweets and Top-Up Foods. Vevo Mark Smith aka DJ Lantan grew up in Jamaica and is now based in London. DJ Lantan started his career performing freestyle and counteraction rap at open mic competitions, which he says were raw and fiercely fought for prize money. His growing reputation attracted DJs who took him to cut his first record at Jaro studio alongside Ninja Ford and Predator. DJ […]

Cold War Spy’s Pseudonym same as New Pop Dancehall’s Elena Miller’s Real Name

Elena Miller is a spicy singer-songwriter with a bright, fun and fresh sound. She was born in Kingston, Jamaica and now lives in the UK. She has been exposed to music her whole life, which gave her a passion for it and she started writing her own songs very young. This fun-loving Jamaican pop dancehall artist shares her full name with a former Russian spy who changed her name from Yelena Borisovna Olshanskaya to Elena Miller, who is believed to have started work in Canada in 1990, just before Gorbachev fell from power, bringing the Cold War to an end. Married in Jamaica in 2000 and now with three children, Elena is also completing her medical degree, while pursuing her music, as she says: “everything was a challenge, but anything in life that is worth your love is worth fighting for.” Her influences range from Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey with RnB rappers Jay Z, Tupac, Eminem and Snoop Dogg, producer and rapper Tımberland and reggae’s Elephant Man and Beenie Man. Bashment Ladies, Elena’s pop, reggae and RnB single was well received when released in US in 2013 and has already been aired all over the world and featured on […]