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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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On the Grind: Bashment DJ Joe Grime

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

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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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Gappy Ranks: Money Finger, Hello and Maybe

With over 10 years of hard graft to his credit, British rapper Gappy Ranks continues to fly the flag for reggae and dancehall with three new singles: Money Finger , Hello and Maybe , writes Nadine White.

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Brand Manager Suze Webb Talks EDM and Dancehall Aesthetics

Dancehall DJ and blogger Suze Webb aka The Large may be one of the hardest working women on London’s underground music scene.

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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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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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