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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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Festival Review: Sting, 26 December 2013 @ Jamworld, Portmore, Jamaica

The annual dancehall festival Sting takes place every Boxing Day at the Jamworld Entertainment Centre in Portmore, Jamaica, and is billed as ‘The Greatest One Night Reggae Show on Earth,’ writes Nadine White.

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Chronixx: The Future of Jamaican Roots Music

In October, top reggae and dancehall blogger Marvin Sparks told us that newcomer Chronixx would be one of the artists to watch out for in 2013; and his prediction was spot on, writes Nadine White.

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Keisha White Links Sizzla and Considers Relocating to Jamaica

British r&b singer Keisha White is considering a move to Jamaica after striking up a close friendship with reggae MC Sizzla. White was in Jamaica last week preparing for a video shoot when she tweeted the picture above with this … 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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Tuesday 1 January: Somerset Falls Splash @ Hope Bay, Portland, Jamaica

What: Somerset Falls Splash Festival

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New Collie Buddz Video: Won’t Be Long

Check out the video for Collie Buddz’ latest single, Won’t Be Long, which was released earlier this week.

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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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