Tagged: reggae

THE HEATWAVE Texas Carnival

Download The Heatwave’s Texas Carnival Mixtape

FADER PREMIERE England-based “bashment” DJ collective THE HEATWAVE are sharing a new mixtape, Texas Carnival, to prep for their SXSW parties this year. The tape features a carefully curated selection of white-hot dancehall and reggae … read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Video: Snoop Lion, “Lighters Up”

In the video for “Lighters Up,” Snoop Lion heads to Trench Town, the birthplace of reggae and former home of Bob Marley. Among a string of lush scenery and bonfires, the toker-for-life joins Movado and … read more »

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Stream: Snoop Lion f. Mavado and Popcaan, “Lighters Up” (Prod. by Dre Skull and Major Lazer)

Snoop Lion taps FADER #42 cover star Mavado and Popcaan for “Lighters Up,” his latest outing in reggae pop. The unity-promoting track was produced by Dre Skull and Major Lazer, clearly the Dr. Dre to … read more »

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Stream: Gyptian, “Overtime”

The best-possible song for a muggy Friday afternoon, “Overtime” is Gyptian‘s gloriously oil-slicked ode to working women, voiced over producer Justus’ slow-bouncing Overtime riddim. The track comes from VP’s 2012 Reggae Gold compilation. This year’s … read more »

POSTED June 22, 2012 12:56PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Sun Araw’s Dummy Mag Mix MP3

Sun Araw is a transporter, we’ve said it before. Maybe he should open a travel agency: Sun Araw’s Guided Tours of Music and the Islands. The beginning of his mix for Dummy Mag is littered … read more »

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NYC: Celebrate Jahdan Blakkamoore’s Album Release at Santos on Friday

Just in time for New York’s first snow of the season, Caribbean to Brooklyn ambassador Jahdan Blakkamoore is releasing a new album of balmy, gruff tunes. We’ll be partying with Jahdan at Santos Party House … read more »

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Stream: Jazmine Sullivan, “Luv Back”

Maybe you got went a little crazy on Cyber Monday and bought a whole bunch of slippers and layering tees and when you get them next week you’ll realize that 25% off doesn’t make whack … read more »

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New Era and Irie Life Create A Rude Boy Pantheon

New Era and Irie Life get in touch with their roots, reality and culture with their latest collaboration, the Hotel Irie. Adorning the classic New Era 59Fifty cap is the righteous facade of this mythical … read more »

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