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Toppa Top 10: The Best Reggae Tunes of 2013

Words by LargeUp Crew, Photo by Martei Korley— Reggae returned in a big way in 2013, dominating the musical conversation out of Jamaica right from the first week of the year. That was when we named C...
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Toppa Top 10: The Best Dancehall Riddims of 2013

Words by DJ Shirkhan and DJ Autograph— Another year has passed with a ton of new riddims being released. As we continue with Toppa Top 10 week (see our dancehall and mixtapes countdowns here and here...
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Fashion Fridays: Designing Dancehall Deejays

Words by Tami Tsansai— Our LargeUp crew couldn’t help noticing a new phenomenon in dancehall. It seems the business bug has bitten, with a growing number of Jamaican deejays taking charge of their ca...
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Toppa Top 10: Jay-Z’s Most Jamaican Moments

Words by Jesse Serwer— Jay-Z is probably not a reggae fanatic. He's definitely never chased the Caribbean market with his music. In fact, he was more than a dozen years into his career before he co-sig...