Tagged: Caribbean

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GEN F: Chronixx

“Music is just something that explains people’s lives for them—that’s what people call roots.” From the magazine: ISSUE 88, October/November 2013 Chronixx plays his debut Brooklyn show tomorrow, September 21st. At 20, Chronixx has emerged … read more »

POSTED September 20, 2013 12:06PM IN GEN F Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Video: Jillionare on the Mad Decent Block Party and Being Part of Major Lazer

If you’ve ever seen Major Lazer perform—and chances are you have, because, with the help of PUMA, the Mad Decent Block Party has been traveling the country, throwing massive parties everywhere—then you already know that … read more »

POSTED August 29, 2013 11:00AM IN OTHER EVENTS, SPONSORED CONTENT TAGS: , , , , ,
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Stream Douster’s Inna Style N Fashion EP

Douster, the French producer who’s previously become enamored by club cumbia and medieval trumpets, will release his first dancehall EP, Inna Style N Fashion, on May 14th via Dre Skull’s Mixpak records. Hear the entire … read more »

POSTED May 6, 2013 12:51PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Download Major Lazer’s Lazer Strikes Back Vol. 2 EP

As a lead up to Major Lazer‘s upcoming sophomore LP Free The Universe (out April 15th) Diplo and co. enlist, among others, of-the-moment producers like Blood Diamonds and Flosstradamus (who’ve been experimenting with lots of … read more »

POSTED March 12, 2013 1:26PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Stream: Major Lazer f. Ezra Koenig, “Jessica”

Radio 1′s Annie Mac debuted a new, damp and woozy Major Lazer song, “Jessica” featuring a pitched-up Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, right after playing GEN F subject Laura Mvula’s “Green Garden” on her weekend … read more »

POSTED March 11, 2013 11:05AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Matt Shadetek f. Kid Kurupt, 77klash and Chan Dizzy, “I Like To Move” MP3

The original version of this song is by Reel 2 Real, a group that you could describe as proto-LMFAO if you felt like it, but you could also not do that at all and continue … read more »

POSTED February 20, 2013 3:21PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,
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Video: Popcaan, “So We Do It”

Popcaan, the Vybz Kartel protege and Pusha-T collaborator who we profiled last year, has his best video yet in “So We Do It,” a clear-skied motorbike showcase, that’s one part M.I.A.’s “Bad Girls” stunts and … read more »

POSTED January 23, 2013 12:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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GEN F: Tommy Lee

The start of August was a time of great cheer in Jamaica this year, as events commemorating 50 years of independence blended with spontaneous celebrations of its sprinters’ Olympic dominance. But the song that proved … read more »

POSTED October 2, 2012 10:50AM IN GEN F Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Video: Vybz Kartel, “My Crew”

Vybz Kartel, currently incarcerated on two murder charges, is present only in spirit in the new video for “My Crew,” a track from his album Kingston Story, just re-released (and, for the first time, pressed … read more »

POSTED August 15, 2012 12:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Snoop Lion, “La La La” (Prod. by Major Lazer)

Snoop Dogg will release a reggae LP, Reincarnated, under the name Snoop Lion. For the lead single “La La La,” he’s linked up with Diplo and Ariel Rechtshaid—the team behind Usher’s “Climax” and Justin Bieber’s … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2012 10:30AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , ,