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FADER FORT Mega-Interview: Pre-Show Rituals

One of our favorite parts of FADER FORT Presented by Converse is smashing unlikely acts back to back—Ratking’s snarly rap leads into sweet Sky Ferreira; Mac DeMarco’s endearing sloppiness meets Laura Mvula’s impeccably clean orchestration. … read more »

POSTED March 28, 2013 11:30AM IN Featured - FADERFORT, Fort Video TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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FADER FORT Mega-Interview: Touring

One of our favorite parts of FADER FORT Presented by Converse is smashing unlikely acts back to back—Ratking’s snarly rap leads into sweet Sky Ferreira; Mac DeMarco’s endearing sloppiness meets Laura Mvula’s impeccably clean orchestration. … read more »

POSTED March 26, 2013 10:32AM IN Featured - FADERFORT, Fort Video TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Stream: Snoop Lion f. Drake and Cori B, “No Guns Allowed”

Update 4/2/2012: Watch the Jessy Terrero-directed video for “No Guns Allowed,” which mixes headline clips with appearances from guests Drake and Cori B, above. ———— Snoop Lion is joined by his daughter Cori B and … read more »

POSTED March 20, 2013 11:42AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) 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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Sleepyhead, “Hit Em” MP3

Mixpak, the electronic label headed by Brooklyn producer Dre Skull, is launching an instrumental series devoted to the beat an its endless niches and sub-genres. Mixpak Pressure Volume One, out today, turns a spotlight on … read more »

POSTED September 25, 2012 3:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,
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GEN F: Popcaan

The last several years have not been kind to dancehall. Record sales have dwindled to negligible levels, while the crossover singles that used to infiltrate hip-hop radio every spring have stopped materializing. The genre’s remaining … read more »

POSTED July 11, 2012 9:00AM IN GEN F Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Popcaan, “The System”

We’ve heard soca star Machel Montano’s version of Dre Skull’s new Loudspeaker riddim, “Go Down,” and now here’s “The System,” another rendition of the riddim from Portmore Empire supporting character turned fast-rising dancehall star, Popcaan. … read more »

POSTED May 21, 2012 11:07AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , ,
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Stream: Machel Montano, “Go Down”

Trinidad’s Machel Montano, International Soca Monarch winner for the past two years, and a national pop star for the last 30, takes a break from extreme BPMs and flag pumping on “Go Down,” his track … read more »

POSTED May 17, 2012 6:05PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Vybz Kartel f. Pusha T, “Half on a Baby (Remix)” MP3

We’ve been knocking a litany of versions of Vybz Kartel’s not-at-all subtle “Half on a Baby” since Mixpak dropped a dope remix EP earlier this fall. Here, it’s given new life by way of Miami … read more »

POSTED December 9, 2011 9:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,
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Stream: Vybz Kartel, “Go Go Wine (Prod. by Dre Skull)”

It took till the 69th consecutive listen of “Go Go Wine”—the new single Dre Skull crafted with Vybz Kartel, the notorious, beloved and changing face of Jamaican music— to notice that in it, Vybz invokes … read more »

POSTED April 27, 2011 10:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,