Nov 24, 2014
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Posts tagged: Papa San

Throwback Thursdays: Melodic Yoza on Lt. Stitchie’s “Natty Dread”

Words by Melodic Yoza

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Born in Saint Thomas, Jamaica, raised in New York City, and now based in Toronto, Melodic Yoza specializes in a sound he calls “reggaesoulhop.” The artist, who recently debuted his new project The Parent Trap with us, via their track “Bad Up.” Here, he shares his love for dancehall great Lt. Stitchie, and his classic 1987 video for “Natty Dread.”

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Throwback Thursdays: DJ Autograph on Lt. Stitchie’s “The Prescription”

Words by DJ Autograph—

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Earlier this year, Major Lazer released Free The Universe featuring the dancehall inspired hit “Watch Out Fi Dis (Bumaye)” featuring Busy Signal. The single’s release was accompanied by a video that was shot in Jamaica in a ’90s dancehall style. It immediately gave me flashbacks to the days when Jamaica’s TVJ (back when it was JBC television) used to show music videos as fillers between programs.

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Toppa Top 10: Ten Classic Reggae Break-Up Tunes


Words by Jesse Serwer, DJ Gravy and Sherman Escoffery—

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Toppa Top 10: Biggie’s 10 Best Jamaican References


Words by Jesse Serwer—

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