Apr 24, 2014
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Posts tagged: Blackout JA

LargeUp Premiere: Download Mr. Benn featuring Blackout JA’s “Run Come”

Words by Jesse Serwer—

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Bristol, England-based Mr. Benn’s upcoming album Shake a Leg (out July 15 via London’s Nice Up Records) features staples of U.K. bashment culture like Tenor Fly, Top Cat, Serocee and the Ragga Twins, ‘longside various folks Chicago’s MC Zulu and singer Eva Lazarus. Sonically, the album pulls from reggae, dancehall, UK dance sounds and hip-hop.

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Post-Game: Notting Hill 2010 Wrap-up

Words by Gabriel Myddleton, photos courtesy of the Heatwave crew

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As we here in New York get suited up for North America’s largest and maddest carnival this weekend, checking in with UK friends who just weathered the Notting Hill storm provides a kind of a sneak preview of what we can expect–bashment-wise if not actual temperature-wise. Therefore we asked Gabriel Myddleton–along with Dan Bean, one half of the London-based Heatwave crew (and the evil genius behind our carnival kit of a few days ago)–to helm the next installment of our ongoing carnival coverage and provide us with the post-game highlights:

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