Tag Archives: Buju Banton

Real Life Review 2013: Bashment Vibes in Boscobel, St Mary, Jamaica

Dear readers: as some of you may know, I left London in October 2012 with the intention of travelling to Boscobel, a small fishing village in the historic parish of St Mary on the north coast of Jamaica, to stay with … Continue reading

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All Hail Stush: First Lady of British Dancehall

Stush is one of the most successful female artists to have emerged from Britain’s underground music scene over the past decade and one of the few dancehall acts to maintain a lengthy relationship with a major record company. After breaking … Continue reading

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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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Listen and Buy: Classic 1990s Dancehall Mix

Retro mix featuring 45 minutes of classic songs from the 1990s – one of the most exciting periods in dancehall – recorded live at the Alibi in Dalston.

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Buju Banton Dumps Legal Team for Tupac’s Lawyer

Imprisoned reggae star Buju Banton has ditched his ditched his lawyer in favour of Chowe Lumumba whose previous clients include Tupac Shakur and members of the Black Panther Party.

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Wayne Wonder Talks Buju Banton, Alter Egos and Music Fusions

Below is an interview with dancehall singer Wayne Wonder published in New Nation newspaper shortly after the release of his breakthrough album No Letting Go in 2003. His new single, Caught Up, is out now.

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Top 20 Dancehall and Reggae Albums 2000-2010

Below is our list of the top 20 dancehall and reggae albums of the noughties. Technically, the decade ended in 2009, but there were some great releases in 2010 and we found it impossible to leave two of them out.

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Interview: Sean Paul

Below are extracts from interviews with Sean Paul published in New Nation newspaper between 2002 and 2006. His latest album, Tomahawke Technique is out now. What is your heritage? My mother’s mother was born in Coventry, England, but the rest … Continue reading

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Vybz Kartel’s Kingston Story Makes Top 10 Dancehall Albums List

Producer Dre Skull has joined forces with the guys at Vice media company to release a deluxe edition of his 2011 album with Vybz Kartel, Kingston Story. To celebrate the collaborative re-issue, Caribbean lifestyle magazine Large Up has compiled a … Continue reading

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