Tag Archives: Capleton

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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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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Listen and Buy UK Dancehall and Reggae Mix (2003-2006)

Bashment Vibes: UK Reggae and Dancehall Mix 2003 – 2006 by Bashment Vibes on Mixcloud 70-minute throwback mix featuring 38 rare and mostly British reggae and dancehall songs from our old radio show on Itch FM between 2003 and 2006. … Continue reading

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Capleton Talks War, Terrorism and Tel-lie-vision

Over the past two decades Capleton has established a reputation as one of the music industry’s most militant MCs. His evangelical brand of Rasta-inspired dancehall may not be to everyone’s liking, but he undoubtedly remains one of the genre’s popular … Continue reading

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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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In Celebration of Jamaica and Its Influence on British Youth Culture

Below is an article on the future of dancehall music written back in 2003 for a reggae-guide produced by Size? and Puma, and featuring a short interview with Vybz Kartel.

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