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Interview: Sean Paul Talks Upcoming Album and His Views On Jamaican Radio

Sean Paul is no new kid on the block but after returning from a 3 year hiatus back to Red Stripe’s 2017 Reggae Sumfest stage, the 44-year old dancehall legend performed…

Red Stripe Turned ‘Reggae Sumfest 2017’ Into The Best Weekend In Festival History

For 25 years, Jamaica’s annual Reggae Sumfest festival has been celebrated as the biggest and best weekend for Caribbean-music lovers. Legends like Damian Marley, Vybz…

DeeJay Theory Mashes Dancehall & Disco on ‘Dancehall By Day’ Mixtape

Deejay Theory debuted a very special mix for LargeUp’s #MixtapeMondays series this week. Instead of the usual riddims, he mashed up disco sounds with dancehall for the…

Views From The Studio: 7 Producers On The Global Spread Of Afrobeats & Dancehall

From West Africa to the West Indies, the sounds that preserve the history of these regions remain an undeniable influence in pop music. Whether it’s Ed Sheeran’s “Shape…

Sean Paul To Drake: Give Jamaican Dancehall Artists Their “Accolades”

Sean Paul is calling out Drake for not properly crediting Jamaican dancehall artists for his incredibly popular songs and sound. In an interview with Metro UK, the “No…

Queen Of The Dancehall: Sister Nancy Discusses “Bam Bam” For Its 35th Anniversary

Reggae is currently in the middle of another rejuvenation in the American music scene. While places like London, Japan and Toronto have always kept the culture alive…

Riddim Remix: Konshens & Chris Brown Prepare For The Summer On “Bruk Off Yuh Back”

Before finding success in the States, Kingston, Jamaica native Konshens found clamoring fans in thick Japanese accents. The Dancehall prince exploded in Tokyo — thanks…

Premiere: Watch Assassin aka Agent Sasco’s New Video, “Crazy” Feat. Elesia Iimura

Assassin aka Agent Sasco brought some winter heart in his new music video for “Crazy.” The upbeat track serves as the third single from his pivotal 2016 album Theory of R…

Carnival Starter Kit: Get Ready For The West Indian Labor Day Parade With These 25 Songs

Labor Day and carnival season go hand-in-hand in New York City, one of the top multicultural destinations in the world. The annual New York Caribbean Carnival draws…