Nov 26, 2014
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Posts tagged: Haitians

Toppa Top 10: Ten Hockey Players with Caribbean Roots


Words by Samuel Thompson

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Pop Style: Patty Nicius (Haiti/Brooklyn)

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Welcome to LargeUp’s street style series, Pop Style. Every other Friday, we’ll be talking sartorial shop with the most impeccably dressed men and women of the Caribbean and the diaspora, from familiar faces to everyday people pon di corner. Along the way we intend to show the world what we’ve long held true—no one’s got style and swagger quite like the islands.

Patty Nicius

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Mixtape Mondays: Jus Now, I-Shence Sound, Kalibandulu, DJ Dümi

Words by Deejay Theory

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As we drift into October #MixtapeMondays is here to make sure that summer cyah dun with brand new music and vibes every week. This round we touch some exclusive soca heat, up-to-the-time dancehall, reggae and more. Catch it all below.

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Impressions: Our Best Photos From the West Indian American Day Carnival


Words by Jesse Serwer. Photos by Reid Van Renesse, Alex Solmssen, Simone Serwer and Yofray Ray

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LargeUp TV: Wyclef Talks Sting, Dancehall + Dubplates

Words by Jesse Serwer:::Video Shot by Allison Swank:::Edited by Kieran Meadows

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If you’ve followed Wyclef since his start with the Fugees, you know ‘Clef isn’t just a fan of dancehall, he’s a proper student of the culture. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with the Refugee Camp Sound president for a wide-ranging conversation on all things dancehall and Jamaica, ahead of his upcoming appearance at the 30th anniversary edition of the world’s greatest dancehall show, Sting.

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Haitian Christmas, 101: Drinking Cremas with Wyclef

Words by Jesse Serwer:::Video shot by Allison Swank:::Edited by Kieran K. Meadows— haitian-christmas-wyclef-cremas-2

A few nights back the LargeUp + Okayplayer crew were invited to meet with Wyclef in NYC to talk ‘Clef’s just announced appearance at next week’s Sting festival in Jamaica, among other things ranging from classic dancehall clashes to Dave Chappelle.

As we stepped in the room, we couldn’t help but notice a homemade bottle of cremas which, it turned out, had been lovingly crafted by ‘Clef own aunt. For those that don’t know, cremas (or kremas, as it’s sometimes spelled) is Haiti’s extra potent answer to egg nog.

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