Sep 20, 2014
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Posts tagged: Jamaica

Toppa Top 6: The Caribbean’s Best Book Festivals


Words by Natalie Weiner and Tishanna Williams—
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LargeUp Premiere: Pressure Busspipe’s “Show Love” Video

Words by Jesse Serwer—

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Pressure Busspipe had a massive day yesterday, starting things off with a live appearance on The Wendy Williams Show to launch the US Virgin Islands’ new ad campaign featuring his single “Virgin Islands Nice.” Next it was over to Miss Lily’s Variety for a killer live set on the LargeUp Sessions backed by I-Grade Dub. More on that soon, including photos and audio, so look out.

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Throwback Thursdays: Wayne Wonder x Def Jamaica x Federation Sound

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The year was 2003, and dancehall was at its peak, attaining unprecedented infiltration of the U.S. and other global markets. Naturally, given the long-running connection and similarities between dancehall and rap, the hip-hop world wanted a piece of the action, and tracks featuring big-name rappers ‘longside  the day’s top dancehall deejays proliferated. One major result of this phenomenon was Def Jam’s Def Jamaica project, featuring the Meth and Red x Damian Marley collab “Lyrical. 44,” among other memorable tunes.

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EVENT: Protoje + Pressure Busspipe on The LargeUp Sessions (5/22)

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LargeUp is to two of our favorite culture specialists, Protoje and Pressure Busspipe, on this Thursday’s edition of the #LargeUpSessions radio show.

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Watch The Nuh Fraid Riddim Video Medley Feat. Mr Vegas

Words by Saxon Baird—

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Four years since it originally appeared as “Duppy Nuh Frighten Vampire” on Spragga Benz‘s Shotta Culture LP, the throwback sound of producer Jah Snowcone‘s Nuh Fraid riddim has found forwards and a new life recently, with a new round of tunes.

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Throwback Thursdays: Rare TV Appearances by Third World

Words by Jesse Serwer—

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We’re extra pleased to have Cat Coore of the great Third World as our guest on today’s LargeUp Sessions radio program. Carrying on the Third World tradition following the recent passing of vocalist Bunny Rugs, Cat will be stopping by to discuss Bunny’s legacy and the upcoming LP, Under the Magic Sun.

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