Tagged: Caribbean

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Download Jesse Royal’s Royally Speaking Mixtape, Presented by Major Lazer

Photo by Big Magazine and Storm Saulter. Jesse Royal is equal parts revival and reinterpretation on Royally Speaking, a new hour-long mix released through Major Lazer and affiliate Walshy Fire. The St. James-born, Kingston-raised singer … read more »

POSTED July 14, 2014 5:39PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Watch Lyric Videos for Every Song on Popcaan’s Where We Come From

Throughout the Popcaan cover story from our Summer Music issue, writer Jesse Serwer frequently points out the Jamaican artist’s rich patois, his “piercing and unmistakable” voice and his tendency to “Popcaan-ize” nearly every word or … read more »

POSTED June 13, 2014 12:16PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,
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FADER Mix: Dubbel Dutch

Brooklyn-based producer/DJ Marc Glasser, aka Dubbel Dutch, is the man behind the sweet summer beats of FADER cover star Popcaan’s summer smash “Everything Nice,” a song that pulled the Jamaican dancehall artist into new sonic … read more »

POSTED June 10, 2014 3:23PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Footnotes: Dubbel Dutch on His Favorite Moments in Dancehall History

From the magazine: ISSUE 92, June/July 2014 Every artist needs a great team, whether in the form of producers and session musicians or simply friends offering support. In Footnotes, we ask an invaluable assister about … read more »

POSTED June 10, 2014 2:52PM IN FEATURES, MAGAZINE Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Cover Story: Popcaan Is Making Dancehall Nice Again

(click to enlarge) From the magazine: ISSUE 92, June/July 2014. This is the third of four covers from our annual Summer Music issue that we’ll be revealing this week. Hayfield, the rural village in Jamaica’s … read more »

POSTED June 3, 2014 6:00PM IN FEATURES, MAGAZINE Comments (9) TAGS: , , ,
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Roots Reggae Revival: Watch Protoje and Chronixx’s “Who Knows”

FADER PREMIERE On the chorus of roots reggae revival leader Protoje’s “Who Knows,” his likeminded cohort Chronixx sings, I’m pleeeeaaassed to be chilling in the West Indies. No shit—as you should be. This video’s slaying … read more »

POSTED May 2, 2014 12:46PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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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: , , , , , ,