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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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Review: Sumfest 2013 – Dancehall Night

Sumfest is billed as ‘The World’s Greatest Reggae Show’ and after 21 years of delivering top quality concerts, it’s pretty hard to argue with that description. The event (we’d call it a festival back in Britain), which is held annually … 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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I Octane’s Infidelity Song Strikes a Positive Chord

In his latest single, Gal a Gimmi Bun , I Octane turns his focus to the subject of infidelity, a popular topic in dancehall culture and one that is particularly relevant following Mr Vegas’ much publicised meltdown a few months … Continue reading

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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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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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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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