The latest wave of Toronto rappers are channeling a long history of Caribbean-inspired rap from North of the Border.
All the ways October's Very Own has shown love to Jamaican culture.
Bussa Buss takes a page from the Don Dada on a new Neptunes production.
Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy channels Shelly Thunder's "Kuff" in his latest appearance. But it's hardly the first time he's dabbled in patois. You dun know!
Stream the debut dancehall single from Lucas D, the Canadian kid behind the Popcaan mashup video that mashed up all of Jamaica.
Bumbaclot! Stream another patois-inflected hip-hop banger from Toronto crew The Parent Trap's "Treehouse" EP.
Adam Mansbach's bestselling bedtime story for adults, "Go The F*** to Sleep" is the first book to be translated into Jamaican patois.
Words by Jesse Serwer— To say we've been anticipating the arrival of Busta Rhymes and Nicki Minaj's "Twerk It" video would be an understatement. Here's a few reasons why: —For the corner of the music wo... Read More...
With the possible exception of awful Irish faux-brogues and phony Brooklyn I-Talian talk, what way of speaking has been more consistently mangled by actors in the last 30 years than the Jamaican accent? Eve... Read More...