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Album Review: Fever – Tenor Saw, Legacy of a Fallen Dancehall Soldier

The untimely death of pioneering singjay Tenor Saw in August 1988 affected the Jamaican music scene in a way similar to how the fatal shootings of Kurt Cobain, Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls shocked rock and hip hop fans almost … Continue reading

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Pioneering Observer: Niney Talks Dennis Brown, Joe Gibbs and Jo Jo Hoo Kim

Winston ‘Niney the Observer’ Holness is one of the reggae industry’s founding fathers and an unsung hero of Jamaican music. As an artist, he is best known for his 1971 roots anthem Blood and Fire , but his production and … Continue reading

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Sweet Like Sugar Minott: British Newcomer Randy Valentine

British newcomer Randy Valentine is a star of the future and clearly destined for great things. Over the past 12 months, the young singer has completed successful tours of Europe and Central America, and earlier this week, Girls Alone , … Continue reading

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Randy Valentine’s Bring Back the Love is a Breath of Fresh Air

We love the latest video from aspiring British reggae singer Randy Valentine, Bring Back the Love; it’s like a breath of fresh air compared to most of the new material we’ve heard over the past month.

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Top 10 Dark and Scary Dancehall Songs

Below is our list of the 10 most gothic dancehall songs. Enjoy, but avoid reading this after midnight, especially if you are easily frightened or live alone…

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Tanya Stephens Interview: Gangsta Blues

Below is an interview with reggae MC Tanya Stephens, originally published in New Nation newspaper in 2004. Her forthcoming album, Guilty, is due out later this year.

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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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