Tag Archives: Stylo G

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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Lyrical and Cultural Diversity: Serocee on His Reggae Roots and Working with Toddla T

British rapper Serocee is a veteran of the underground dancehall and hip hop scenes who first caught our attention back in 2006 with his debut release, Life. The track, which samples the Gaylads’ reggae classic Joy in the Morning , … Continue reading

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Stylo G: Ready to Take on the World

In August, we interviewed Stylo G and predicted that he was on his way to becoming a British dancehall legend. Sure enough, just 10 months later, he released Soundboy and made history by becoming the first British dancehall act to … Continue reading

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Golden Touch: British Dancehall Rapper Mr Midas talks Social Media and Mixtapes

Over the past 10 years, dancehall rapper Mr Midas has established himself as one of Britain’s leading MCs, releasing a series of underground singles and mixtapes and making his small screen debut alongside Jermaine Jackson in Channel 4′s hit reality … 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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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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So Solid Crew’s Megaman: Godfather of Contemporary British Dancehall Crews

Strange but true: UK garage producer and rapper Megaman is the inspiration behind two of Britain’s leading dancehall crews, Suncycle and Warning (pictured, above).

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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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Stylo G: Britain’s Fastest Rising Reggae Star

Over the past 12 months, club bangers such as Call Mi A Yardie and Swagga Dem have established Stylo G as the UK’s hottest dancehall artist. Last month, we caught up with the 27-year-old rapper at a studio near his south … Continue reading

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