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British Dancehall DJ Gabriel Heatwave on the Politics of Jamaican Music

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

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Festival Review: Sting, 26 December 2013 @ Jamworld, Portmore, Jamaica

The annual dancehall festival Sting takes place every Boxing Day at the Jamworld Entertainment Centre in Portmore, Jamaica, and is billed as ‘The Greatest One Night Reggae Show on Earth,’ writes Nadine White.

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Tuesday 1 January: Somerset Falls Splash @ Hope Bay, Portland, Jamaica

What: Somerset Falls Splash Festival

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New Wayne Marshall Video: Go Hard ft Jr. Gong, Aidonia, I Octane, Assassin and Bounty Killer

The video for one of this year’s most hyped releases, Wayne Marshall’s Go Hard, which showcases seven of the scene’s most talented lyricists, dropped earlier this week.

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Marvin Sparks Talks Blogging, Bashment and British Rappers

Over the past five years, British blogger and journalist Marvin Sparks has earned a reputation interviewing hip-hop and r&b stars, but describes himself as a writer with ‘a passion for music and Jamaican culture’. His blog and Twitter feed (@MarvinSparks) … Continue reading

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Listen and Buy: Best Dancehall Songs 2012

Dancehall mix featuring 70 of the most popular songs played on London’s underground club and party circuit in 2012.

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Top 10 Dark and Scary Dancehall Songs

Below is our list of the 10 most gothic dancehall songs. Enjoy, but avoid reading this after midnight, especially if you are easily frightened or live alone…

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