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FADER Five: Spice’s Top Sex Positions

Photographer Alex Welsh
September 02, 2014
The unapologetically sexy dancehall shares her bedroom moves.
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On The Street: From J’Ouvert to The West Indian Day Parade

Photographer Alex Welsh
September 02, 2014
J’ouvert and The West Indian Day Parade popped off, we obvi took pix.
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The Grooviest: How Kerwin Du Bois Is Making Soca Sweet Again

August 31, 2014
Meet the groovy king of soca that’s driving the ladies crazy.
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Download Kitty Cash’s Sell Off Mix

August 29, 2014
In honor of #SellOff, the Brooklyn-bred DJ made us a pre-Labor Day mix and answered a few questions about Caribbean culture and what she has up her sleeve this fall.
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Soca Star Machel Montano Releases a Line of New Era Snapbacks

Photographer Andrew Dosumnu
August 29, 2014
Come meet the soca legend at New Era’s NYC flagship store today.
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FADER Five: Gyptian’s All-Time Favorite Reggae Love Songs

August 29, 2014
Shimmery throwback jams to fall in love to, selected by the Jamaican reggae star.
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Video Light: How Jamaica’s Women Find Sexual Empowerment in Dancehall

Photographer Marlon Reid
August 29, 2014
In this special essay for Sell Off week, The FADER explores how language and the body play crucial roles in redefining female sexuality in dancehall.
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Staff Selectors: Caribbean Jams for Labor Day Weekend

August 28, 2014
Get ready for Labor Day Weekend with this playlist of soca, dancehall and reggae jams.
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Rough Enough: Bunji Garlin Is Aggressively Expanding Soca’s Borders

Photographer Alex Welsh
August 28, 2014
​The Trinidadian star on soca’s evolution, finding new fans overseas and keeping it in the family.
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Premiere: Brooklyn’s Last Badmon Bobby Shmurda Talks “Hot Nigga” Reggae Remix

Photographer Ian Reid
August 28, 2014
Stream a new all-star reggae remix of Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot Nigga”
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Dubbel Dutch’s Bubbling Remix of Popcaan’s “Naughty Girl” Is Summer on Tap

August 28, 2014
The NYC producer turns up the temperature on the dancehall star’s honeyed anthem.
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Woman on Top: 20 Years on Lady Saw Is Still Riding High

August 27, 2014
The queen of dancehall on masturbation, Macka Diamond and long-awaited new album Alter Ego.
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