Aug 23, 2014
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Posts tagged: Rice and Peas

LargeUp TV: Chronixx, Junior Reid + Rice and Peas at Central Park SummerStage

Words by Jesse Serwer:::Video Shot by Birhan Tonge:::Still Images by Birhan Tonge and Tono

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LargeUp’s inaugural SummerStage concert presented with Okayplayer and Federation Sound July 26th was a massive success.

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EVENT: Chronixx + Junior Reid at Central Park SummerStage

Words by LargeUp Crew

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LargeUp has teamed with OkayplayerFederation Sound and Rice & Peas to bring Chronixx and Zincfence Redemption, along with Junior Reid, to Central Park Summerstage in NYC on July 26th. The show, which is absolutely free, takes place from 3-7 p.m. at Rumsey Playfieled near 72nd Street and 5th Ave, and celebrates the 15th anniversary of both Okayplayer and Federation. We don’t need to remind you of the impact that Chronixx has had on reggae music over the last few years, or do we? In any case, this event is going to be huge!

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CONTEST: Win A VIP Package For Chronixx + Junior Reid In Central Park!

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Planning a trip to Summerstage to see Chronixx, Junior Reid, and the Rice & Peas Crew in Central Park? The show is free of course, but enter our contest to win VIP passes for two to the show—that means reserved VIP seating, skipping the line, and a free drink (as long as you’re 21+, of course). It’s sure to be one of the events of the summer. Enter to win below—we’ll see you at the show!

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EVENT: LargeUp + Federation Sound Present Chronixx at Central Park Summerstage (7/26)

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Here in New York, it’s almost summer—a.k.a. the season of free outdoor concerts all day, everyday. The granddaddy of them all is SummerStage, the series that turns Central Park (and other parks around the city) into a showcase for musicians and performing artists from around the world.

We’re excited to announce that, this summer, LargeUp is becoming a part of this venerable NYC tradition for the very first time. That’s right, we, along with Federation Sound (celebrating their 15th anniversary) are bringing dancehall and reggae—Chronixx and Zincfence RedemptionJunior Reid, and the Rice & Peas crew—to Central Park Summerstage on July 26, 100% free. The LargeUp show is one of a series of SummerStage shows commemorating Okayplayer’s own 15th anniversary, featuring a ton of great artists, including Guyana’s Blood Orange.

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EVENT: LargeUp Presents Federation Sound 15th Anniversary (5/22)

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Federation Sound has been at the forefront of pushing dancehall forward since 1999, when Max Glazer and Kenny Meez started the DJ crew with their good friend Cipha Sounds. Cipha eventually moved on, but Kenny and Max grew Federation into one of the most creative sounds in the business, bringing Fame FM’s Alric & Boyd and the late Disco D into a network simultaneously representing New York, Philadelphia and Jamaica. Max and Kenny have made plenty of moves in their own right over the years, but Federation has always been at the core of what they do as reggae/dancehall DJs, with projects like their reliable mixtape series (including official/commissioned titles for the likes of Vybz Kartel, Aidonia, Wayne Marshall and TOK), the weekly Brand New Machine party in NYC, and events across the U.S., Caribbean and Europe.

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Dancehall Nuh Dead: Ten Dancehall Acts That Matter Right Now

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