Oct 25, 2014
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Posts tagged: East Flatbush

Seen: Time Magazine Features Brooklyn’s Ground Zero Dancers

Words by Emily Shapiro, Photos by Natalie Keyssar

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If you’ve been to a dancehall party in New York, or pretty much anywhere, in the past five years, you’ve seen the smooth moves of Ground Zero. The crew, started in Brooklyn by Syrin Zero, has turned into an international dance family represented in countries including France, Russia, Brazil and Jamaica. In addition to dance, the good folks of Zero Nation are DJs, clothing designers and photographers. They pledge loyalty to their crew and really know how to throw a party.

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Flatbush’s Finest: Brooklyn’s Chip Fu + Screechy Dan Connect By Way of Dublin

Words by Jesse Serwer, Photo by Fubz

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Nice Up! Records out of the U.K. just hit us with a new EP they’re dropping tomorrow from Dublin, Ireland producers Dirty Dubsters. Interestingly, the track, “Chant Down Babylon,” represents the first collaboration between two favorites from our backyard of Brooklyn—East Flatbush’s own Chip Fu and Screechy Dan.

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets To See Chronixx in Brooklyn This Saturday (9/21)

Words by LargeUp Crew—

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Chronixx, who we named our top artist to watch for 2013 at year’s start, has been having the big year that we expected for him, touching stages across Europe, the Caribbean and North America on the heels of hits like “They Don’t Know” and “Here Comes Trouble.” After making his NYC debut last night at SOBs, the most talked-about new artist in reggae next heads to Brooklyn, for a Saturday night show at Pulse 48 in East Flatbush.

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EVENT: Chronixx Live In Brooklyn, Saturday 9/21

Words by LargeUp Crew—

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At the start of this year we named Chronixx our top artist to watch for 2013, and he’s lived up to that hype with top-notch recordings and live performances, making him one of the most talked about artists in reggae. Fresh off his first journeys to Canada and Europe, the singer kicks off a U.S. tour this Friday in Fort Lauderdale. Two weeks later, on Sept. 21, he’ll be in NYC, heading to the heart of Brooklyn with a show at Pulse 48 (formerly C-Pac) in East Flatbush.

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The LargeUp Interview: A Q+A with Ricky Blaze


Words by Emily Shapiro, Photos by Martei Korley—

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Throwback Thursdays: Melo-X on Tanto Metro & Devonte’s “Everyone Falls In Love”

Words by Melo-X

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East Flatbush, Brooklyn native Melo-X is a man of many talents; he’s known as a rapper, DJ, producer and for his bold fashions. Raised by Jamaican parents, he’s also a dancehall aficionado and the co- founder of “dance party and global music utopia” Electric Punanny with Jasmine Solano. Tonight the pair will bring the Electric Punanny vibes to Miami as part of LargeUp’s Miami Winter Music Massive with Johnny Osbourne at Blackbird Ordinary. Look out for Melo’s upcoming EP, GOD: LoFI, out soon.

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