Nov 22, 2014
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Posts tagged: Blackwell rum

Impressions: It’s A Bizot Party! at GoldenEye Hotel

Words by Tami Tsansai, Photos by Martei Korley—


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Impressions: Astro Saulter’s Rising Star

Words by Erin MacLeod, Photos by Martei Korley—

“I have no voice but I am not silent. I use tools beyond my physical body to communicate. Across the years my voice has been expressed mostly through the written word via a computer, and now, in recent years it has become my artwork, more than words, that has satisfied my deep need to connect with people in an authentic way.” – Astro Saulter

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EVENT: LargeUp x Sister Nancy Jamaica Independence Party at Ruschmeyer’s

Words by LargeUp Crew—

On Sunday, August 5—on the eve of Jamaica’s 50th independence celebrations—the LargeUp crew will be ringing in the momentous occasion out at Ruschmeyer’s in Montauk, Long Island, with a special, live rub-a-dub performance from original dancehall queen Sister Nancy. Part of l Ruschmeyer’s Saturday-and-Sunday afternoon/evening (5 to 9p.m.) “Come Back to Jamaica” series, LargeUp’s own DJ Gravy, along with Micro Don, will be bringing the sounds to this special event, live and direct from what may be the sickest DJ booth in America. (Check the booth, custom tailored by Ruschmeyer’s owner and designer Robert McKinley, below). Meet us at the Blackwell Rum Shack!

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Toppa Top 10: Top Rum, Part Two

Words by Eddie STATS Houghton

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LargeUp TV: Chris Blackwell Talks Rum

Words by Eddie STATS Houghton

A’right. You remember when we told you about that bashy we went to for the New York launch of Blackwell rum? Perhaps not. Things can get a little haze after a few Black & Stormies, so let us recap: Chris Blackwell is the founder of Island Records. He is the man largely responsible for the global careers of Bob Marley, Grace Jones, U2 (and a few other icons). He also maintains a string of the coolest hotels on the planet (which happen to be in Jamaica), including GoldenEye, the former residence of James Bond author Ian Fleming–a family friend. Chris Blackwell is a living legend, that is the takeaway from this paragraph. On to the next:

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