“Unruly Boss” Popcaan covers FADER’s June/July 2014 Summer Music issue, where he speaks on his debut album, ‘Where We Come From.’
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HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ has delivered its ‘Catch The Throne’ mixtape, featuring Outkast emcee Big Boi, reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee, rapper/actor Common, D.C. rapper Wale, alternative hip-hop artist Kilo Kish, Mexican-American rapper Snow tha Product and more.
Major Lazer has dropped a new Diplo-directed video for “Lose Yourself” in 4k resolution (for whoever the hell can stream that), and the only thing that makes any sense is the four girls dancing in tiny matching outfits.
Check out Popcaan’s brand new “Everything Nice,” a mellow, synthy tune produced by Dubbel Dutch. It will appear on his forthcoming debut album set for early 2014 via Mixpak Records.
Damian “Jr Gong” Marley has premiered an explosive, first-time collaboration with fellow reggae star Sean Paul titled, “Riot.”
Kanye West’s controversial, chart-topping ‘Yeezus’ finds itself influenced by hardcore Jamaican dancehall mixed in with acid house, electro and industrial grind beats.
The Que Bajo!? crew, known for their unique blend of cumbia, moombahton and Latin-infused sounds, is set to battle at the Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash on May 9th.
Major Lazer debuts their much-anticipated video for “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)” featuring Busy Signal, The Flexican, and FS Green.
Expect a 90s dancehall vibe from Major Lazer’s “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)” video featuring Busy Signal, The Flexican, and FS Green.
Sazon Booya’s Mr. Vega drops a high-energy trap, moombahton, and electro mix for Fingers On Blast’s new mix series.
Electro-Tropical music dons Chief Boima and Geko Jones have released their ‘Africa Latina’ mix, a smooth new gem from a musical exploration of sounds that connect Africa and Latin America.
Watch: Tifa’s “Champion Bubbler” Video Tributes Jamaica’s Female Boxers, Sparks Homophobic Reactions
Dancehall princess Tifa tributes Jamaica’s female boxers with new video for “Champion Bubbler,” directed by Andy Capper, and sparks some homophobic reactions.
Popcaan links up with Jamaican motorcycle crew, Crazy Bikerz, for his Dre Skull-produced “So We Do It” official video, filmed on location in Kingston.
Los Rakas premieres “Africana,” a brand new dancehall, plena, and hip-hop-infused feel-good tribute to women of the African diaspora. Produced by Yeti Beats with additional vocals by Kelli Love, the track will appear on Raka Dun’s forthcoming EP, El Negrito Dun Dun — out soon.
The promo train for Dawn Richard’s forthcoming solo debut GoldenHeart is underway as the progressive soul songstress releases a new video for the dance version of “Wild N’ Faith.” Directed by ELY, the new visuals feature purely impeccable choreography — during which we spot Dawn busting out a heel toe in 6-inch platform stilettos… WHAT!?
NYC-based moombahton innovators Sazon Booya have been on a steady road to overdue recognition. From being featured in NY Lottery’s Cash Blast commercial, to a recent interview with Jay-Z’s Life + Times, the duo is propelling the genre into mainstream light.
Major Lazer has finally released superb highly-anticipated visuals for “Get Free,” their down-tempo, ethereal new single featuring Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors. Shot in Jamaica by director SoMe and produced by Iconoclast, the beautiful clip takes us through the island’s rich culture.
Earlier last month reggae artist Popcaan released the official video for “The System,” an epic, conscious tune backed by Dre Skull’s “Loudspeaker Riddim.” Filmed in Kingston, Jamaica, Popcaan lyrically depicts the trials and struggles of ghetto youth in the face of “the system.”
Dancehall producer Dre Skull has just dropped his latest riddim Kling Klang as a 6-track EP today on Mixpak! Recorded in Kingston, Jamaica earlier this year, Dre reconnected with heavyweights Beenie Man and Popcaan for Kling Klang, both of whom just hopped on his ‘Loudspeaker Riddum.’
Dancehall king Beenie Man has delivered visuals for “Hot Like Fire,” a Loudspeaker Riddim collaboration with Brooklyn producer Dre Skull.