Toppa Top 21: 21 Artists To Watch For 2014

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January 27, 2014

Words by LargeUp Crew, Photo by Martei Korleyโ€”

A year ago, the LargeUp braintrust sat down and selected ten “Artists to Watch” for 2013. Not every pick delivered on their promise, but our top choice, Chronixxโ€”little known outside Jamaica at the timeโ€”has since emerged into one of Caribbean music’s most visible ambassadors.

As the reggae revival associated with Chronixx continues to gain currency, and soca infiltrates playlists around the world, we’re seeing enthusiasm for Caribbean music reach levels not seen in a decade. With this in mind, we’ve expanded our Artists to Watch list for 2014 to include 21 acts set to impact music in the region this year, and beyond.

Click here to begin our 21 artist salute.