Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sound the Trumpet for Bugle, King of the Underground

Roy ‘Bugle‘ Thompson is one of the world’s top underground rappers and arguably the most underrated artist on the dancehall circuit. In the interview below, he talks about his struggle to stay independent, forthcoming album with Sly and Robbie, and … Continue reading

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Like a Pro ft Nyanda and DJ Chedda

Check out this unofficial video for the funky fusion track Like a Pro, produced by Beres Hammond’s talented daughter The Wizard.

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Oh Me, Oh My: Introducing New Reggae Star Omi

Omar ‘Omi‘ Pasley, is the latest protégé of super-producer Clifton ‘Specialist’ Dillon, the man behind crossover anthems such as Flex (Cobra) and Mr Loverman (Shabba Ranks) . Below, the talented 20-something-year-old talks about working with reggae legends Sly Dunbar and … Continue reading

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Vybz Kartel Locked Up, But Still In Business

Vybz Kartel’s latest release, Business , is an ex-rated banger produced by Linton White of TJ Records and most likely recorded long after October 2011 when the rapper was remanded into custody on a murder charge.

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Macka Diamond Drops a Sexy Song to Dye For

Dye Dye by the award-winning rapper Macka Diamond is sultry, sexy, sassy and proving to be a summer sizzler, writes Nadine White.

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Sweet Like Sugar Minott: British Newcomer Randy Valentine

British newcomer Randy Valentine is a star of the future and clearly destined for great things. Over the past 12 months, the young singer has completed successful tours of Europe and Central America, and earlier this week, Girls Alone , … Continue reading

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New Young Cashino Video: One day

Young Cashino, our favourite Dutch dancehall rapper, has just released the video for his latest single, One Day , produced by Jamaica-based Mad Media House.

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Studio One Legend Bongo Herman Talks Dancehall, Reggae and Rockers

Legendary drummer, percussionist and singer Bongo Herman is one of reggae’s few remaining living legends having featured on Rasta anthems such as Satta Massagana and Know Fari since the late 1960s. In the interview below, Herman talks about the problem … Continue reading

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Golden Touch: British Dancehall Rapper Mr Midas talks Social Media and Mixtapes

Over the past 10 years, dancehall rapper Mr Midas has established himself as one of Britain’s leading MCs, releasing a series of underground singles and mixtapes and making his small screen debut alongside Jermaine Jackson in Channel 4′s hit reality … Continue reading

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Maxi Priest Exclusive: ‘My New Song is Emotional’

25 years ago this month, British lovers rock legend Maxi Priest reached number five in the British charts and the top 30 in the US with a cover of the love song Wild World , writes Nadine White. A quarter … Continue reading

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