Apr 23, 2014
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Now Things: Tobago’s After Jazz Fringe Festival


Words by Tishanna Williams— Picture yourself under the Tobago moonlight grooving to melodic guitar strums from some of the most creative bands in T&T, dancing yourself to a frenzy as the vibe switches up with each performance. This is a pretty good idea of what you will get at the After Jazz Fringe Festival happening in […] Read more

Tuesday in Tobago: Goat and Crab Racing in Buccoo


Words by Tishanna Williams— Greetings from Tobago! Along with breakfast came the best news—It’s unofficially a holiday on the island! Easter weekend on Tobago culminates on Tuesday, not Monday like most other Caribbean islands. And as if the island isn’t already in hyperdrive with one of the Caribbean’s biggest music festivals, Tobago Jazz Experience, right around the […] Read more

LargeUp Premiere: DJ Prince Feat. Sean Price – “Shottas”


Words by Natalie Weiner— DJ Prince is getting ready to drop his debut LP Test My Sound on May 13th — to celebrate, he’s giving us an exclusive preview, with the track “Shottas” featuring Brooklyn hip-hop standby Sean Price available exclusively from LargeUp.com. With a name straight out of basement lore, the track opens with […] Read more

EVENT: LargeUp + Federation Sound Present Chronixx + Junior Reid at Central Park Summerstage (7/26)


Words by LargeUp Crew—  Here in New York, it’s almost summer—a.k.a. the season of free outdoor concerts all day, everyday. The granddaddy of them all is SummerStage, the series that turns Central Park (and other parks around the city) into a showcase for musicians and performing artists from around the world. We’re excited to announce that, […] Read more

Carnival Playlist: The Sounds of St. Thomas Carnival


Words by Kaya.lah— As the Caribbean Carnival calendar goes, after the March Madness of Brazil, T&T and Dominica, it’s up to Jamaica, then St. Maarten and Rock City—that’s St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.— to carry the load of the road into May. As on our sister islands across the Caribbean, carnival on St. Thomas—also known as VI […] Read more

Happy, 4/20: The Toppa Top 20 Reggae Weed Anthems

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Words by Jesse Serwer— Sure, hip-hop has The Chronic, “I Got 5 On It,” and Meth and Red’s entire catalog, but when it comes to weed-smoking anthems, reggae is king. With literally tens (if not hundreds) of thousands of reggae weed songs to choose from, we selected some of our favorites and tapped the artist […] Read more