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Browse Photos from Reggae Sumfest 2014: Montego Bay’s Largest Dancehall Party

Last week, we sent a photographer to the warm waters of Jamaica to capture Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay. The six days of nonstop jamming featured artists like Busy Signal, Sean Paul, Jason Derulo, Future, … read more »

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The Summer of “Everything Nice” Continues; Hear Southern Shores’ Sort-of Clubby Remix

FADER PREMIERE A couple things that have been inescapable this summer, at least for me: 1) the World Cup and 2) the song “Everything Nice” by current FADER cover star Popcaan. I’m not complaining about … read more »

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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 »



Summer has many sounds, and infinite possibilities; it can be ferocious, feverous, over-ripe, boozy, forlorn. Because it’s also a season of exception and indulgence, we broke our own rules and gave the Summer Music Issue … read more »

POSTED June 11, 2014 11:00AM IN ISSUES, MAGAZINE Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

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: , ,

Introducing The FADER’s 2014 Summer Music Issue: Lana Del Rey, Ty Dolla $ign, Popcaan and Sam Smith

For our 2014 Summer Music issue, which you can pre-order here, we decided that two cover stories just weren’t enough. The issue hits newsstands on July 8th, but we’ve been releasing its four cover story … read more »

POSTED June 4, 2014 1:30PM IN MAGAZINE Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

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: , , ,

Popcaan Shares New Single, “Love Yuh Bad”

Popcaan just released a karaoke-style video for “Love Yuh Bad,” a sexually charged infatuation anthem produced by Dre Skull that gets even better when you can read the lyrics and catch all the innuendos. Following … read more »

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Video: Lucas DiPasquale Covers Popcaan Shockingly Well, Jamaicans Rejoice

It may be the slight dip into summer temperatures New York experienced this past weekend, or the wave of debate following Vybz Kartel’s conviction, but I’ve been on a vintage dancehall binge, crossfading between tabs … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2014 11:27AM IN MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Popcaan feat. Mavado, “Everything Nice (Remix)”

Popcaan‘s “Everything Nice” has got such a warm, instantly loveable hook that it’s easy to get distracted by the everything is nice refrain and forget that it’s mostly a song about hustling to get the … read more »

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