Tropical House? Nah. Rihanna's latest single sounds just like a dancehall riddim from 1998.
From books to the pop charts, here's all of the ways island culture touched the world this year.
Rihanna's trap anthem gets a dancehall refix featuring two of Jamaica's lyrical giants.
Rihanna to Ciara, brothers Theron and Timothy Thomas
Stiffy's bashment soca anthems "Balance Pun It" and "Squat" were the breakout tunes in Barbados.
Vancouver's top shotta selects new tunes from Vybz Kartel x Konshens, Rihanna x Diplo and Gully Bop x Stylo G.