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Lisa Banton | Mirror Mirror Vol​.​2 R&B Mixtape

It’s been a long time coming but it’s finally here. Toronto R&B songstress Lisa Banton just release her second mixtape Mirror Mirror Vol.2 which has been well worth the wait ! There’s a few older cuts included on here which she  released as singles over the past year or so while finishing the project, like the stunning “Better Without You” and “(Just) Say You Will” along with her lovers rock joint “Love Me”. Apart from that it’s all about the new songs, which are plentiful. Pass by her Bandcamp page and grab it for Free.. and by the way, check out her Mirror Mirror VOL. 1 while you’re there.

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Lalah Hathaway – Let Go. (2008)
DJ Center – You Got The Love ft Gretchen Parlato. Samchamp Rmx (2011)
Mark de Clive-Lowe – The Why ft Nia Andrews. (2011)
Eric Roberson – Mr Nice Guy. (2011)
The Cool Kids – Summer Jam ft Maxine Ashley. (2011)
Hannah Francis – Let Me Love You. (2011)
Alisa Ohri – Cuz I Feel. Remo Remix (2011)
Mic Blu – Halfsteppin. (2011)
Ivy Chanel – Together. (2003)
Juliette – Top Of The World. (2011)
Eric Rico – Cold Blooded. (2011)
DJ Jazzy Jeff – For Da Love Of Da Game. (2002)
They – Fatback. (2011)
Soulpersona – Alright. Loose Ends Mix. (2011)
Iesha Spinks – Town Goes. (2011)
Eric Roberson – Shake Your Head. (2011)
Solburst – Fall. (2011)
Lisa Banton – Love Me. (2011)
Crystal Johnson ft Phife – Come Home. (2011)
Lisa Banton – Long Way. Meltdown extended mix. (2011)
Teri Tobin – Free. (2011)
Kenny Thomas – Breath. (2011)
Joonie – So Fly. (2010)
Chris Turner – Liquid Love. new version (2011)
Deborah Bond – This Is Me. Julius Papp PM mix. (2011)
Groovproject – Moonlight. (2011)
Teri Tobin – Whatcha Say. (Ahmed Sirour Remix)
The RJE Project – Sunshine. Acoustic Mix. (2001)
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STALLION MEDALLION mixtape ft Lisa Banton | “Long Way” | New music 2011

Lisa Banton is another artist who’s no stranger here. Word is, she’s about to release Vol.2 of her Mirror Mirror mixtape series, so if you didn’t pick up Vol.1 yet then pass by and get it here. Meanwhile she’s been busy blessing other peoples music, including this one titled “Long Way” from the upcoming “Stallion Medallion” mixtape. stay tuned for more..

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Singer/songwriter Tenisha has been making waves in the RNB world for a few years now. This talented Indie artist out of Toronto, Canada has one of those voices you rarely hear in todays R&B.

Her Certified Star: mixtape has been getting some heavy support here on Meltdown… Lets hope there’s more to come from her in 2011!

Check out the video of her song “This Is Not Love” taken from the Certified Star: Mixtape (2009) Plus similar posts and music from her sister Lisa Banton

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J.Branch – Let You Go.
Twin Spirit – Little Brother.
Lloyd Banks – I Don’t Deserve.
Mary J Blige – Come Go With Me.
Tenisha – Good To Me.
Tenisha – This Is Not Love.
Lisa Banton – How Many.
Louise Golbey – Same old Same Old.
DJ Quik – Luv Of My Life Ft Gift Renolds.
Jaguar Wright – One More Drink.
Juliette – Snips from UTurn upcoming album.
SolSatarr – Give It To U.
Terrard Robinson – I Feel For You.
Rhonda Thomas – The Light. (Remix 1.5)
Manny Moscow – Sparks Of Light.
Cherokee – Star.
Dezaray Dawn – Chameleon. (Eleonora Stillnova Remix)
Innosphere – Run To The Sun. (Extended Mix)
M3NSA – No One Knows. (version)
Stephen Marley – Jah Army Ft Damien Marley.
Jon Pecos – Be Proud Of Yourself.
Anthony Hamilton – Shame How They Play. (Tropical mix)
Big Youth – What’s Goin On.
Marvin Gaye – Ain’t That Pecular. (Soul P & Neil Tomo’s Summer Madness Mix)
The Real Jay Mills – Love Theropy.
Mock Quintet Ft Danny Cao – Boisa De Peritto.
TiRon x jonesin – Boys & Girls.
Carmen Liana – Who I Am.
Choklate – The Tea Ft Reel People.
J Rawls – Bailar.
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Karen Morales – Summertime (Remix)
J Branch – Cry.
Chadlee – Starrlite.
La Melodia – Choice You Make Ft Mellish
J.Charles & SolStarr – Give It to You.
Vula – Crash The Party.
J Branch – Can’t Hurt Me.
Lisa Banton – How Many.
Lisa Banton – Better Without You.
J Branch – Watching Me.
Dean Anthoni AKA Whodini – This Love.
River Nelson – Woman.
Rhian Benson – Better Without You. (Fidel Astro Mix)
4th Pyradid Ft Greg Nice & Cosmo Baker – It’s So Hard.
New Edition Vs Petworth – Once In A Lifetime Groove.
J Period remix live @ Manifesto – Bam Bam
J Period remix live @ Manifesto – Jam Rock.
Radio Meltdown Reggae Medley
M3NSA – No One Knows. (main version)
David Anthony – 4Evermore Ft Algebra (No Rap)
Jill Scott – Whatever. (Notes Remix)
*Featured album: Reel People – Golden Lady
Reel People – The Tea. Feat Choklate.
Reel People – Star. Feat Tony Momrelle
Reel People – Love It. Feat BSTC.
Restless Soul Feat Zansika – Something Inside.
Jaheim – Aint’ Leaving Without You.
Ryan Leslie – You’re Not My Girl.
Dee Majek Ft Chanel – One More Drink.
Omar – For Pleasure.
Heather Park – Trust You.
Lisa Zure – Sweet Fruit. Remix Ft Jon Pecos.
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There’s no stoppin this girl, Lisa released her new 2010 hit single ‘Better Without You‘ as a follow up to her 2009 mixtape ‘Mirror Mirror‘ Vol 1. A soulful voice with raw emotion is just one of the many ways to describe the amazing sound of Lisa Banton.

Born in Toronto Canada, this singer/songwriter is setting the stage to make waves in the RNB world. Growing up under the musical influence of her father, renowned gospel singer George Banton, it was only natural that she gravitated to the soul and feeling of RNB music. She began writing at the tender age of 10 and started carrying a pen and paper with her everywhere. By doing so, she honed her skills to write about not only her life but what went on around her and it’s been a testament to why her lyrics are so genuine. She went on to record many of her own songs in hopes of gaining exposure for not only her vocal talent but her incredible writing ability as well.

In an industry where the soul and conviction seems to be lost, Lisa is an artist that helps you believe that there’s still hope. Her sound is often compared to RNB greats such as Mary J Blige and Faith Evans, and is definitey a product of what music used to be and what is needed right now in the present.

In addition to her mixtape and current single, Lisa also has a string of regular and upcoming shows around her home city, Toronto to look out for, and has also previously featured on fellow Toronto SoulHop artist AKA Subliminals “TrainaThought” album performing killer vocals on the single ‘Beautiful To Find‘. With her new single ‘Better Without You‘ currently flying around Youtube, social networking sites, and blog pages buzzing she’s now picking up new fans globally. With extensive radio support here on Meltdown and now across the UK specialist music shows too, there can only be bigger thing ahead for this talented artist. Remember the name Lisa Banton, you’ll be hearing more of it for years to come!

Mirror Mirror mixtape Vol 1
Released 05 | July 2009
Download the full mixtape HERE

Lisa is giving away her current
Single ‘Better Without You’ as
a limited free download HERE

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Dwele – Grown.
Dwele – I wanna Ft DJ Quik.
DJ Jazzy Jeff ft Ayah – Wonder.
DJ Jazzy Jeff ft Ayah – Back For More.
DJ Jazzy Jeff ft Ayah – He Don’t Want It.
Sunshine Anderson – Call My Own.
Faith Evans – Party Ft Redman
Gabbie McGee – He Makes Me Say (Boobies Anthem).
Avery Sunshine – I Got Sunshine.
Dezzie – Move.
Nicky Lars – L’Allee Dumanoir (Walkin With A Sweet Girl)
Nicky Lars – Old To The New.
Innosphere- Run To The Sun (Extended Mix)
U-Turn – U-Turn (Instrumental)
U-Turn – U-Turn (Main Mix)
Classified Ft Choclair & Maestro – Quit While Your Ahead.
Subliminal Ft Clover Ray – Bring Hiphop Back.
Global – Global Warning.
Lisa Zure – Sweet Fruit 2.0 remix Ft Jon Pecos
Jon Pecos – Make Up Your Mind.
Space Invadas – Imaginist.
*Featured album Estee – Joy
Estee – Give Yourself.
Estee – Sinless.
Manny Moscow Ft aka Subliminal – Something Im Into.
Manny Moscow – Feel Good.
Clover Ray – Calm Yourself.
Clover Ray – See You Smile.
Kaysha Lee – Pirates In The Ship Ft QuanDon.
Blake Eerie – Stereo Types.
aka Subliminal Ft Lisa Banton – Beautiful To Find.
Sojay – Love U But Don’t Like U.
Lisa Banton – Better Without You.
Reel People Ft Darien – Sure.
Erik Rico & Marc Mac – Destiny.

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Horace Brown – Things We Do For Love (Eddie F’s Paradise mix)
Tami Hert – Keep This Love Strong.
Beverley Night – Rewind (Find A Way)
Lisa Banton – Better Without You.
Nicky Lars – A’llee Dumanoir (Walkin with the sweet girl)
Nicky Lars – Old To The New.
Innosphere – Run To The Sun. (Extended mix)
Reel People Ft Darien – Sure.
Erik Rico & Marc Mac – Destiny.
Dwele – Grown.
Dwele – I Wanna Ft DJ Quik.
DJ Jazzy Jeff & Ayah – He Don’t Want It.
Peven Everett – One More Time.
SoJay – Love U But Don’t Like You.
J Dilla – So Far To Go Ft Common & D’Angelo
Lisa Banton – Nobody.
Space Invadas – Imaginist.
Opolopo Ft Erik Rico – Our World.
Kevin Lester – Rockstar 2.0 Ft Vanessa Fernandez
Colonel Red – Holla.
Innosphere – Gotta Be Me Ft Thaione Davis (Remix)
Verb T – Impressionable Minds.
Aaries – Don’t Give Up.
Agent 86 – All About The Money. (Instrumental)
Dezzie – Move.
Rahsaan Patterson – So Hot.
R Kelly – Thank God It’s Friday.
Horace Brown Ft Foxy Brown – One For The Money (Clark Kent Remix)
Horace Brown – Enjoy.
Show Tufli – Don’t Wanna Make You Cry.
Freddie Cruger – Simply Fresh.

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Tracklist | SAT 20th NOV 2010
Ginuwine – Interlude feat Night.
Ginuwine – She’s Like.
Loot – Ain’t Got Time.
Sunshine Anderson – Say Something.
Lisa Banton – Better Without You.
Ashanti – Feel So Good.
Faith Evans – Everyday Struggle feat Raekon
Mica Paris – Carefree.
Little Brother – Two Step Blues.
Live Tropical Fish – Rubber Soul feat Omar.
Raphael Saadiq – Get Involved. (Live In Paris)
Into – Love Thang.
Danny Boy – Steppin.
Ms Chanel Perry – My Life. feat Alex Scott. Erik Rico and Marc Mac – Destiny.
*featured Album* – River Nelson – The Rise and Fall Of.
River Nelson – Always Winter.
River Nelson – Woman.
River Nelson – Across Town.
Lone Catalyst – Ones We Miss.
Lisa Zure – Sweet Fruit feat Jon Pecos. (Passion HiFi Remix)
Don Drummond and The Skatalites – Don D Lion.
U-Roy – True Confession
Sunshine Anderson – Call My Own.
JD73 – Into The Night.
JD73 – Be Mine.
Omar – Stylin feat Angie Stone.
Funkmaster Flex feat Faith Evans – Good Life.
De La Soul – Buddy. (Native Tongue Decision)
Arrested Development – Tennessee. (Dred and Funk Remix)

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Tracklist | TUE 19th OCT 2010
Matti Roots – OCD. (Ben James Remix)
Anthony David ft Algebra & Phonte – 4Evermore.
Saunders Sermon ft Yahzarah – You Gotta Hold On Me.
Lisa Banton – Better Without U.
Lisa Banton – Nobody.
Manny Moscow – Feel Good.
Nas vs Bob Marley – Say Something.
Erykah Bad – Real Thing.
J. Charles & SolStarr – Give It To U.
Interview with a.k.a SUBLIMINAL (Toronto)
aka SUBLIMINAL ft Clover Ray – Bring HipHop Back.
Manny Moscow & SUBLIMINAL – Something Im Into.
*feature album / Faith Evans -Something About Faith*
Faith Evans – Your Love.
Faith Evans – Everybody Struggle ft Raekon.
Faith Evans – Party ft Redman.
JD73 – Into The Night.
Brian Culbertson – Another Love ft Kenny Lattimore.
Zo! – This Could Be The Night ft Eric Roberson / Darien Brockington.
Chris Rouse – Hunny.
Rebekka B Maeland – Don’t Worry ft Jo..Lean Davenue
Colonel Red – Holla.
Chris Rouse ft Subliminal – Unknown
Sojay – Sentimental. Live version
Sojay – Love You But Don’t Like U.
Sarah Sayeed –

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