Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival

Posted by Martei Korley The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival is wrapping up its three days of revelry in Montego Bay tonight. Rather than actually focusing on strictly Jazz and Blues, the annual event incorpo... Read More...

Samuel Dalembert steps up for Haiti

Words by Jesse Serwer As Large Up's resident basketball head, Gravy asked me to speak a little piece about Samuel Dalembert, the Haitian hoops star who's stepped up MASSIVELY for his homeland these last ... Read More...
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Yardies for Haiti

Words by Eddie STATS Houghton. Photo by Jeff Antebi In case youโ€™ve been off the grid, Port au Prince experienced a 7.0 quake on the richter scale yesterday (January 12th), devastating the most populated ... Read More...

Professor SickInHead !

Words by DJ Gravy So one of out favorite dancers, (and people for that matter) SickInHead, from Kingston, Jamaica is currently based in Stockholm, Sweden. Next week he starts teaching a dance workshop al... Read More...

Burning Spear “Man In the Hills”

Words: Martei Korley As a testament to majestic nature of Jamaica's mountains; Spear wrote his classic tune in 1976, immediately following his smash hit "Marcus Garvey". The hills(mountains) have always... Read More...

Nightfall in The Blue Mountains

Words and Images: Martei Korley Jamaica is an Island of contrasts. From shanties to opulence, crowded inner cities to โ€œcountryโ€. Country is the term Jamaicans use for most locations outside of Kingston. One goe... Read More...
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In Photos: Dr. Spice, Ital Specialist

Words and Photos by Martei Korley Since his days in Papine in his small Ital kitchen, people would literally line up for a mix of different stews and a signature handshake from Doctor Spice. Ackee and chunks... Read More...