Nov 21, 2014
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Posts tagged: Dancehall

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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Old-School Medley: Watch Busy Signal’s “Money Flow/Greetings (Ribbidibi)” Video

Words by Deejay Theory

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Like the rest of the reggae/dancehall world (or so it seems), Busy Signal has been on a throwback kick, paying homage to past masters with tracks like the Shabba tribute “Bedroom Bully.” Busy always injects a fresh energy into everything he does, and it’s no different on his latest set of tunes, “Money Flow” and “Greetings (Ribbidibi), which channel the timeless energy of 80’s dancehall icons Half Pint, Super Cat and Eek-A-Mouse. Busy brings his signature flow to his interpretations of “Wa Do Dem” and “Greetings,” unleashing a combo that should be mashing up a dance near you anytime now, rrrrriiiitttteee???

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Blacka’s World: Elephant Man Does The “Shmoney Dance”

Words by Blacka Di Danca

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There’s a new hit dance in hip-hop clubs and (pretty much everywhere else) right now, and it’s not the “dougie,” the “cat daddy,” and definitely not the “jerk.” By now we’re sure you’ve heard of the “Shmoney Dance,” made popular by Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda. You might have even seen Team USA buss this one after winning basketball’s World Cup this weekend!

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Mixtape Mondays: So Shifty, A7 Remix, Blessed Coast

Words by Deejay Theory

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Dancehall, soca and every combination of remixes take center stage this week at #MixtapeMondays with big new mixes to coast you through the week ahead. Catch some newness below

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LargeUp Interview: Viral Vibes with Lucas DiPasquale


Words and Photos by Ola Mazzuca

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AUDIO: Download Paebak’s “The Foundation” Mixtape

Words by Kaya.lah

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One of the Virgin Islands’ illest spitters and one of LargeUp’s Artists to watch for 2014, Paebak re-enters fray in fine style with his latest mixtape. The Foundation is a solid work of Caribbean fused hip-hop, which finds the Rock City (St. Thomas, USVI) rapper commanding various roots, classic dancehall and hip-hop productions with fluid versatility.

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