Sep 30, 2014
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Posts tagged: Jamaicans

LargeUp Premiere: Island Boy Cartel feat. Lady Leshurr and Anything ILL — Push A Button

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Toronto’s own Kardinal Offishall is back with a brand-new tune from his Island Boy Cartel crew. The hip-hop banger “Push A Button,” features fire verses from British/St. Kittian MC Lady Leshurr and St Thomas’ Anything ILL (of Planet VI/Rock City), as well as Kardinal himself.

Last time we encountered the Jamaican-Canadian MC, he was  down inna yard with Bounty Killer, filming the video for IBC’s dancehall-inspired “Tattoo (Rudebwoy).”  “Push A Button” finds him back on the mainland, bringing his swagger-heavy flow to a dramatic, opera-sampling beat from producers Burd & Keyz. But there’s certainly enough island flavor to warrant the Island Boy Cartel label, with Kardi, Anything ILL and Leshurr (who steals the show with her spitfire verse) each bringing a touch of their islands’ own patois to the proceedings. Listen below, and look out for more Island Boy Cartel on LargeUp in the very near future.

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Jamaican Designer Mateo Bijoux’s Industrial Strength Jewelry

Words by Summer Eldemire, Photos by Luca Khouri—

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Visual Vibration: Bob Marley x Shepard Fairey

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Bob Marley’s image has become almost as important a part of his legacy as his music—both are ubiquitous worldwide, and accordingly represent many people’s first exposure to Jamaican music and culture. Now, Bob Marley: Giant, an exhibit currently at the Known Gallery in L.A., aims to shed new light on the face that’s inspired so much more than just countless red, yellow, and green t-shirts.

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It’s 2014: Get to Know Jah Banks

Words by LargeUp Crew—

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We got put on to Jah Banks last summer when he touched the mic with DJ Gravy at the Dream Sessions Dancehall Edition out in Montauk (a/k/a “The End,”), and we’ve been waiting for the right time to put the world on to him ever since.

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Fashion Fridays: Get to Know Designer Ayana Rivière


Words by Tami Tsansai::Photos by Storm Saulter::Model: Ayana Rivière—

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Impressions: Okayplayer x LargeUp Holiday Jam with the Roots

Words by Jesse Serwer, Photos by Justin Pallack

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