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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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Gone But Not Forgotten: Tubby T (RIP)

September 2012 marks exactly 10 years since British dancehall and UK garage star Tubby T reached number 47 in the UK charts with Tales of the Hood.

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Incredible General Levy Interview

Below is an interview with chart-topping British dancehall MC and jungle legend General Levy published in New Nation newspaper in 2004. When General Levy recorded Incredible in the autumn of 1993, he was well aware that as a consequence, the … Continue reading

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