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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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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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Young Cashino Hits Holland with Hardcore Dancehall

Dutch dancehall rapper Young Cashino belongs to a new generation of Europe-based artists and producers helping to redefine the boundaries of Jamaican music. Cashino, 26, caught our attention last year with releases such as Slow Motion, Money Song (featured on … Continue reading

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