Tagged: Jamaica


Stream: Christopher Ellis, “Left Unsaid”

FADER PREMIERE Today, Christopher Ellis, son of rocksteady legend Alton Ellis, released his Damian Marley-produced debut EP, Better Than Love. Here’s a gorgeously sung taste about biting your tongue, “Left Unsaid.” Stream: Christopher Ellis, “Left … read more »

POSTED November 19, 2013 2:04PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , , ,

The Storied History of Clarks in Jamaica

Clarks have been an iconic shoe in America and England for a number of years, but nowhere have they been revered—to the point of being the subject of radio hits and cult jams—like they are … read more »

POSTED November 14, 2012 11:53AM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Video: Van She, “Jamaica”

Sydney’s Van She, who frankly already live somewhere breathtaking, were lucky enough to travel to Jamaica to film their scenic new video, a clip replete with bonfires, cliff jumping, stalled old cars and a trip … read more »

POSTED August 28, 2012 3:25PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Jamaica’s Love Affair With Clarks

Growing up in New York City, I remember seeing certain cool older girls rock Clarks Wallabees (Wu-Tang’s then footwear of choice) and thinking that if I only had a pair, I might be kind of … read more »

POSTED April 25, 2012 5:45PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,

Cameron Stallones, M. Geddes Gengras and The Congos: Happy Songs

A group of California musicians tap into the heart and sound of The Congos’ Jamaica. It’s Christmastime in Jamaica, but the red and white Santa decorations dotting the store windows are overwhelmed by orange and … read more »

POSTED March 13, 2012 7:00PM IN FEATURES Comments (7) TAGS: , , , , , ,


When Danny Brown arrived for our video interview during CMJ last fall, he had a woman with him wearing a cropped leather jacket and a sheer white dress. You could see her butt very clearly. … read more »

POSTED February 20, 2012 8:00AM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Vybz Kartel Is Getting His Own TV Dating Show

Ladies who’d like to date talented and enormously popular dancehall singer Vybz Kartel can now apply to appear on Teacha’s Pet, his new reality TV dating show. Ten women from Jamaica and ten more from … read more »

POSTED July 18, 2011 12:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Jamaican Menswear Mecca Base Kingston Debuts A Section For The Ladies

The Jamaican menswear store Base Kingston has been outfitting the most sartorially inclined Jamaican men with threads from Original Penguin, Converse, Rocksmith and co-owner Jason Panton’s I & I Clothing Co. label since it opened … read more »

POSTED November 15, 2010 2:30PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Gregory Isaacs, The Coolest: A Live Video Collection

After the jump, a little gathering of FADER’s favorite performances from the cool ruler, Gregory Isaacs, who passed away today at the age of 59 from lung cancer. So much better to watch him on … read more »

POSTED October 25, 2010 5:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Interview: Storm Saulter, Director of Jamaican Film Better Mus’ Come

Update 3/14/2013: It’s been two years since we interviewed director Storm Saulter about Better Mus’ Come, a unique feature that mared a new generation of Jamaican film. Now with the help of the African American … read more »

POSTED October 11, 2010 1:45PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,