Oct 21, 2014
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Toppa Top 10: Ten Caribbean Jazz Greats


Words by Natalie Weiner
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Blacka’s World: Dancehall Is Uniting Europe + Jamaica

Words by Blacka Di Danca

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Dancers, regardless of dance style, are very competitive. Now, add a beloved and highly protected culture like dancehall–and that infamous Caribbean aggression–and you have a different type of competitiveness.

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Mixtape Mondays: The Large, Crown Prince, Yaga Sounds

Words by Deejay Theory

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#MixtapeMondays is back as always giving you that good good to jump start your week. Roots, dancehall Afro and more set the tone so do the right thing and press play below

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The LargeUp Interview: “God Loves The Fighter” Director Damian Marcano


Interview by Jesse Serwer and Tishanna Williams

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Hanging with Leadpipe and Saddis… and Porgie and Murda


Words by Jesse Serwer, Photos by Eddie Pearson

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Throwback Thursdays: Carly Simon’s “Why”

Words by Jesse Serwer

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As the guitarist of the band Chic and one half of the Chic Organization production/songwriting team with bassist Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers was the driving force behind the disco era’s best music. Besides for Chic’s numerous hits (“Le Freak,” “Good Times”) and underrated gems (“My Feet Keep Dancing,” “Real People”), Rodgers, along with Edwards, was behind the sound of Sister Sledge’s “We Are Family” and Diana Ross’ “I’m Coming Out,” to name a few undeniable classics from that period. And of course the Rodgers hit parade continued into the post-disco era, and the current day. But you already knew all this.

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