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WATCH THIS: The Skints ft. Horseman & Tippa Irie “London Town” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: The Skints ft. Horseman & Tippa Irie "London Town" Official Music Video

The Skints are a London-based group who record dub, punk, ska, and predominantly reggae music. Since forming in 2008, they have garnered a loyal fan-base who are crazy about their “East London” sound. The group have even received backative from the Beeb (via BBC Radio 1) which is indicative of their major scope! Dubbed ‘one of the hardest working bands in the UK’, the quirky quartet have collated with legendary producers Prince Fatty and Mad Professor and continue to gig all over the world, selling out venues in their own right, and supporting acts such as The Gym Class Heroes, The Slackers and The King Blues. But, when all is said and done, there is no place like home. We learn that much from The Skints’ latest single “London Town,” a rhythmic ode to the ends that mentions UK keywords like Saxon Sound System, Brixton and Victoria Line. What’s more, Jamie, Jonathan, Joshua and Marcia called upon foundation DJs Horseman and Tippa Irie to pass through and chat two lyrics on the mic!  Video After The Jump…

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Kartel Busts The Billboard Charts

Kartel Busts The Billboard Charts

The Unstoppable WorldBoss Just Keeps On Winning

Controversial Deejay Vybz Kartel‘s latest album Viking (Vybz Is King) made a grand debut at #3 on the Billboard‘s Reggae Album Chart and currently sits comfortably at #6. At the moment, he is the only dancehall artist to have an album in this chart’s Top Ten. This milestone marks the highest debut of his career, adding to Kartel’s string of successful musical feats since he has been incarcerated for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams. Against all odds, he has remained at the forefront of the dancehall music scene—regularly releasing new songs, dominating radio airwaves and winning awards even as detractors denounce him. Audio After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Etana “Reggae” Official Video

The Strong One’s New Video Takes a Tour of Historic Sites in Jamaican Music  
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In February, Etana released her third studio album, Better Tomorrowon VP Records. The visuals for her latest single “Reggae” were recently premiered on MTV’s international imprint, MTV Iggy. It was only right for her to profess her love for reggae with landmarks like the Kingston Dub Club, Tuff Gong studios and the Rockers International record store. Check out “Reggae” and let Etana take you on a journey in JA. Video After The Jump… 

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WATCH THIS: Mr. Vegas “Whenever You’re Lonely” Official Video

Mr. Vegas Strolls Through The City of Love 

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A few months ago, Boomshots hit you with Mr. Vegas’s ode to long distance relationships, “Whenever You’re Lonely.” Recorded on the Suriname riddim, Vegas took his talents to Paris to reassure his love that even when they’re thousands of miles apart, nothing can divide them. Check out MV Music’s latest. Video After The Jump… Read more »

INTERVIEW: Tanya Stephens, Forever Vocal

We Can Always Depend on Tanya to Tell It Like It Is
When it comes to the reggae/dancehall genre, the competition is fierce—and mostly dominated by males. There is no shortage of female artists however, holding their own and showing their prowess. Many come and go, while a select few have earned their veteran stripes. Dancehall divas like Tanya Stephens. Known for not pulling punches or holding her tongue, Tanya’s fans can always count on her to tell it like it is. Straight!
I caught up with Tanya recently for a brief one on one conversation. As usual, she kept it extra-real. Seet yah! Interview After The Jump Read more »