Tagged: reggae


Watch Chronixx Make His TV Debut on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Last night, a very tanned Jimmy Fallon introduced the evening’s musical guest, beaming that all of Jamaica was swelling with pride at that very moment. No doubt, the TV sets of proud Jamaicans, the larger … read more »

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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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Interview: Protoje on the Reggae Roots Revival and His Low-Key Love of Pop Music

“Reggae isn’t just for the beach. It’s hard hitting lyrics, flows, patterns, beats, storytelling.” Hailed as the front-runner of reggae’s musics Roots’ second coming (REVIVAL?), Protoje is Jamaica’s latest musical export that’s making waves the … read more »

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Stream Jo Mersa’s Pop-Leaning Reggae EP, Comfortable

Though Jo Mersa has chosen to lob off his very famous last name for the stage, there’s no denying that this Miami-based, Jamaican-born youth comes from good stock. As the grandson of Bob and the … read more »

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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 »

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