Apr 25, 2014
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Rockers Redux: Watch Chronixx’s “Rastaman Wheel Out” Video


Words by Jesse Serwer— Chronixx released his Dread & Terrible project yesterday and, we thought, a video for the EP’s “Rastaman Wheel Out” was coming, too. That turned out to be something of an April Fools, as the video’s just showed up this morning…with an unexpected dose of comedy. Chronixx makes his acting debut in […] Read more

Audio: A$AP Ferg Heads to Trinidad On “Petit Valley”


Words by Natalie Weiner, Photo via @ASAPFerg/Instagram— We already knew A$AP Ferg liked dancehall—now, Harlem’s Trap Lord, who happens be of Trini heritage, is getting into soca as well. Ferg has taken inspiration from the Soca Viking himself, Bunji Garlin, with “Petit Valley,” a freestyle on Garlin’s single “Carnival Tabanca.” He seems to have been […] Read more

Audio: Bermudan Bass from Noise Cans


Words by Deejay Theory — It’s only appropriate we hip you to the latest development in the constantly growing and evolving Electro-Caribbean crossover domain, this time coming like a comet straight from Bermuda. It’s WMC season down in Miami and this one arrived on our doorstep just in time to ramp up the vibes and touch […] Read more

Three the Hard Way: Stephen Marley x Sizzla x Capleton – “Rock Stone”


Words by Jesse Serwer— Fresh off his appearance at LargeUp’s Winter Music Massive party Saturday night, Stephen Marley has issued the second leak from his upcoming album, Revelation Part 2: The Fruit Of Life. (Stream “Thorn or Rose” featuring The Roots’ Black Thought here). “Rock Stone” features a Boboshanti tag team of Sizzla and Capleton […] Read more

Audio: Punky Donch “Balang Beng” (Fellow remix)


Words by Deejay Theory — Some badd Arubian bass right here to help welcome the warmer climates on deck. Roots/rock reggae group Punky Donch get the trap and bass treatment from a silent killer in the global bass domain, the one they call Fellow. I’ve been a fan of Fellow’s tunes for a minute — originally hipped […] Read more

Sound Supplement: Chronixx Goes Green with “Spirulina”


Words by Natalie Weiner— Getting ready for swimsuit season? Detoxing after a long winter of Netflix and takeout? Well it looks like Jamaica’s Chronixx is on a health kick, too—the latest song from the artist’s upcoming Dread & Terrible EP is an eponymous ode to the “superfood” spirulina. The supplement, derived from an algae, is […] Read more