Oct 26, 2014
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Posts tagged: xterminator

LargeUp Premiere: Jahman feat. Jesse Royal, “Show Them How Fi Blaze”

Words by Jesse Serwer—

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Living HeART, a compilation celebrating the 25th anniversary of reggae/dancehall label Xterminator Records, is set for release later this month. The latest leak from the project (being released under the label’s new name, XTM.Nation), “Show Them How Fi Blaze” features guest vocals from 2014 Artist to Watch Jesse Royal on a tune from St. Thomas, USVI-based vocalist Jahman. Jahman, whose 2012 album Diamonds and Pearls featured production from Xterminator founder Philip “Fattis” Burrell, wrote the tune as a tribute to the late producer.

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LargeUp Premiere: Pressure Buss Pipe – “Shield & Guide”

Words by Jesse Serwer—

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Xterminator, the iconic reggae and dancehall label founded by producer Philip “Fattis” Burrell, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with Living Heart, a tribute to its late founder stacked with unreleased music from the label’s vaults by Sizzla, Beres Hammond, Buju Banton and more. Ahead of the compilation’s release in February, XTM.Nation (the re-branded label now under the direction of Fattis’ son Kareem Burrell) is leaking tunes from the project via LargeUp.

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Top Honors: Ini Kamoze

Words by Jesse Serwer—

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Many know Ini Kamoze from “Here Comes the Hotstepper,” the massive reggae/hip-hop crossover single from 1994. Others may recognize his as the voice sampled by Damian Marley (“Out in the streets they call it merther!”) on “Welcome To Jamrock.” In 1984, when he released his first music for Chris Blackwell’s Island and Mango labels, Kamoze (real name Cecil Campbell) was considered by some to be the future of reggae.

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Mixtape Mondays: Kalibandulu x Eccentrix, XTM. Nation, DJ Tanner

Words by DJ Theory—

Monday has shown it’s head again, which can only mean that new mixes await you here at LargeUp. Dancehall, culture, moombahton, trap, tropical bass, all spice up the pot this week with heat from Miami x  Italy, NYC and Kingston. Catch a vibe below.

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