Apr 19, 2014
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Posts tagged: rastafari

Rockers TV: Addis Pablo x Suns of Dub “In My Father’s House” Documentary

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You won’t hear fans of Addis Pablo and Suns of Dub complain about a shortage of entertaining content and music from the crew. The group, along with Jah Solid Rock, have just released a documentary to follow up their upcoming album (which you can preview here) recently released album In My Father’s House on the label. The 38-minute film is directed by Kush I, director of Jah 9′s “Steamers,” and Jesse Royal’s “Modern Day Judas” videos.

The In My Father’s House documentary features interviews with a number of different artists and musicians including legendary guitarist Earl “Chinna” Smith, who has worked closely with Suns of Dub and also played alongside Addis’ father, Augustus Pablo, at the height of his career.

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Impressions: The Faces (and Food) of Rebel Salute


Words by Jesse Serwer, Photos by El Puru

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Mixtape Mondays: Angela Hunte, Tribe of Kings x Boom Steppa, Yaadcore

Words by Deejay Theory —

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Halloween is finally over after what seemed like a solid week this year… Back to life, back to reality with another slice of our weekly radio show featuring a gang of special guests, a large dancehall premiere from SoCal, and a deeply rooted tribute from Jamaica. Catch a fire below.

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Mixtape Mondays: Yaadcore, King Ivier x Dre Island, DJ Autograph

Words by Deejay Theory —

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Greetings all, welcome back to another week of vibes here at Mixtape Mondays. This week is all about the conscious selections provided by three seasoned deejay’s from Jamaica, NYC and The Bay. Bashment business will be back, but for now enjoy some carefully selected one drop and roots music.

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AUDIO: Addis Pablo &The Suns of Dub, “Selassie Souljahz (Vocal Dub)”

Words by Jesse Serwer—

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Produced by the Bay Area’s DJ I-Vier, “Selassie Souljahz” is one of the tuffest reggae tunes to come across our desk so far this year. The conscious reggae posse cut features Chronixx, Protoje and Kabaka Pyramid longside Sizzla over a heavyweight, hip-hop influenced riddim. Melodica player and up-and-coming reggae force Addis Pablo, son of the late Augustus Pablo, and his group Suns of Dub have reworked the song five times over for an upcoming EP due out next month on I-Vier’s Royal Order label.

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LargeUp TV: Snoop Lion Talks Reggae, Rastafari + Musical Youth

Words by Jesse Serwer, Video Shot by Ethan Sigman—

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Like it or not, Snoop Lion’s Reincarnated is the most talked about reggae project since… yeah, even we are struggling to remember the last time a new reggae LP elicited this level of intrigue from the world at large. Other non-Jamaican acts with big names have made surprising left turns into reggae before but none has generated the interest and backlash as the former Snoop Dogg has with his new identity.

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