Apr 23, 2014
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Posts tagged: Reggae

EVENT: LargeUp + House Of Marley Present Rice & Peas at SXSW

Words by LargeUp Crew—


South by Southwest starts next week, and we’re thrilled to be producing our first event at the annual conference in Austin, Texas this year. In collaboration with the House of Marley, we’re presenting a day party featuring Screechy Dan and Los Rakas live, alongside DJs from Rice & Peas (New York) and The Heatwave (UK), Mixpak‘s Jubilee, and Deejay Theory (of Mixtape Monday fame).

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LargeUp Interview: A Last Chat with Wayne Smith

Words and Interview by Sherman Escoffery—


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Pray For a Soundboy: Dub-Stuy Meets Johnny Osbourne

Words by Saxon Baird—


Tour De Force is the production side of Brooklyn-based selectors Double Tiger and DJ Q-Mastah, better known as Dub-Stuy Records. The two joined forces in 2012 and built a gorgeous, gigantic sound system (that’s it above) that they’ve been showing off around NYC and beyond while putting on dub-heavy dances and championing bass music.

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Throwback Thursdays: Shabba Ranks + Johnny Gill on Arsenio Hall

Words by DJ Gravy—


When Sean Paul and Konshens performed “Want Dem All” on the newly relaunched Arsenio Hall Show the other day, it got us thinking, hmmmmm. “Mr. Let’s Get Busy” (that’s Arsenio, for you young’uns) had a whole heap of reggae artists on his original show back in the day. But this clip of big, dutty, stinkin Shabba Ranks and R&B singer Johnny Gill performing their combination tune “Slow And Sexy” definitely takes the cake.

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AUDIO: Protoje + Chronixx Ask “Who Knows”

Words by Jesse Serwer—


Protoje‘s 8-Year Affair was one of our favorite Caribbean albums of 2013—maybe even our favorite, a mature sophomore release from an artist who had definitely found his sound. That sound being a contemporary, hip-hop-inflected spin on the militant, dubwise ’80s reggae of Black Uhuru, Aswad, etc.

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Mixtape Mondays: So Shifty, Brimstone Sounds x Sizzla Kalonji, Duss Ova aka 220 Sound

Words by Deejay Theory —

MM 35

With Carnival rapidly approaching and winter wrapping up soon we’re keeping the music and vibes flowing as always here at Mixtape Mondays. So whether you’re getting ready for the road or just getting ready for work we got you… Wheel up some memories and brand new music below

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