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Category Archives: Interviews
Over the past decade, London-based sound system The Heatwave have built a solid reputation among 18 to 30-year-old dancehall fans as Britain’s premier party hosts. We’d planned to sit down and chat with DJ and founder Gabriel on several occasions, … Continue reading
Although the term ‘living legend’ has become something of a cliché, it’s a suitably accurate description for Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and producer Freddie McGregor.
The Bashment Show 15th August 2013 by Joe Grime on Mixcloud Having earned his stripes juggling alongside top sound systems on east London’s notoriously competitive party circuit in the early 2000s, Joe Grime is one of the UK’s hardest working, … Continue reading
If it wasn’t for New York-based dancehall rapper Red Fox, this website would probably have another name; maybe Reggae Vibes or Dancehall Vibes. His 1997 collaboration with Rayvon, Bashment Party, helped establish the term ‘bashment’ as a fashionable adjective for … Continue reading
Below is the second part of our interview with groundbreaking producer Niney the Observer. Read part one here.
Winston ‘Niney the Observer’ Holness is one of the reggae industry’s founding fathers and an unsung hero of Jamaican music. As an artist, he is best known for his 1971 roots anthem Blood and Fire , but his production and … Continue reading
British rapper Serocee is a veteran of the underground dancehall and hip hop scenes who first caught our attention back in 2006 with his debut release, Life. The track, which samples the Gaylads’ reggae classic Joy in the Morning , … Continue reading
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
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