Tagged: reggae

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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 »

POSTED November 10, 2011 4:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,
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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 »

POSTED December 6, 2010 6:00PM IN FADER EVENTS, OTHER EVENTS Comments (4) TAGS: , ,
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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 »

POSTED November 30, 2010 5:05PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
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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 »

POSTED November 29, 2010 5:00PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , ,
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Lady Chann f. Sticky, “Sticky Situation (Part Two)” MP3

Lots of guys from planet Earth have probably tried this number and failed. A remote few have succeeded: he loves you, he loves her, it’s a sticky situation. UK dancehall mistress Lady Chann puts the … read more »

POSTED November 15, 2010 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , ,
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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 With Gyptian

Reggae crooner Gyptian made “Hold Yuh” over a year and a half ago, but somehow it’s become the most ubiquitous sound of 2010 summer: stand by any Brooklyn stoplight for three minutes and you’ll hear … read more »

POSTED July 27, 2010 3:45PM IN MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Video: King Driis f. Shadow, "Hold On"

So, Idris Elba raps. Not like in the Joaquin Phoenix kind of way of putting drunken slurs into a rhythm that he calls hip-hop. What’s amazing is that Idris is so good that this new … read more »

POSTED May 21, 2010 5:33PM IN SUITE903 Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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A Guided Tour through Roger Steffens’ Reggae Archives

Roger Steffens had a substantial hand in popularizing reggae in the United States as an early fan and Los Angeles radio DJ, and he’s got the goods to prove it—his six-room library is jammed with … read more »

POSTED May 13, 2010 3:00PM IN ART+CULTURE VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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South Rakkas Crew f. Jigsy King, “Keep the Vibes Pumpin” MP3

The next 4/20 is a terribly long ways away—close to a whole year, according to our super-precise calculations aka the calendar. But that doesn’t mean you have to stop honoring the ganj: there are plenty … read more »

POSTED May 13, 2010 1:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,