Toppa Top ’15: Fifteen Ways The Caribbean Impacted Pop Culture In 2015

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10. The Reggae Revival Made It to Vogue

The growing buzz around Jamaica’s often-called “Reggae Revival” reached a new level this year when many of the scene’s leading names were covered in a massive, online digital feature on Jamaica by Vogue. (What’s next, Anna Wintour rocking red, green and gold?) While Vogue and reggae are an uncommon pair, seeing the likes of Chronixx, Protoje, Jah9, Kabaka Pyramid and Kelissa featured in a high-profile fashion magazine just shows how much the music — and style — of this new class of reggae stars has made an impact beyond the shores of Jamaica. — Saxon Baird