Oct 22, 2014
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Posts tagged: Gerald “Bogle” Levy

Mixtape Mondays: So Shifty, Brimstone Sounds x Sizzla Kalonji, Duss Ova aka 220 Sound

Words by Deejay Theory —

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With Carnival rapidly approaching and winter wrapping up soon we’re keeping the music and vibes flowing as always here at Mixtape Mondays. So whether you’re getting ready for the road or just getting ready for work we got you… Wheel up some memories and brand new music below

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Toppa Top 50: Fifty Great Jamaicans


Words by LargeUp Crew—

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Throwback Thursdays: The Large on Beenie Man’s “World Dance”

Words by The Large

DJ/writer/publisher/visual culture expert The Large is truly a “jill” of all trades. Her latest score is co-curating (along with Al Fingers) the super hype “Art in the Dancehall” exhibit currently on display in Birmingham, England, featuring the works of people like Limonious, Jamaal Peete, Tony McDermott, Sassafras, Robin Clare, Ellen G and more. Here she shares her thoughts on one of her aesthetic (and audio) inspirations, in Beenie Man’s “World Dance.”

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Ital Snoop: Snoop Dogg’s Top 10 Jamaican Moments


Words by Jesse Serwer—

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Toppa Top 10: Top 10 Caribbean Style Icons

Words by Jesse Serwer

Already proclaimed a “style icon” by Paper, Complex and, yes, even Okayplayer, Theophilus London has fashion brands tripping over themselves to work with him right now. Watching the Brooklyn-born Trinidadian rapper/singer’s ascension into full-fledged it bwoy, we can’t help but notice that he takes many of his stylistic cues from fellow Caribbeans, from Jean-Michel Basquiat to Fab Five Freddy and Harry Belafonte. Between Theophilus’ emergence and his fellow Trini Anya Ayoung-Chee‘s show-stealing on Project Runway, Caribbean style seems to be having a little moment right now, so it seemed like the perfect time to count down the most iconic practitioners of style from the islands and the Diaspora.

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