Posts tagged "Noisey Jamaica"

WATCH THIS: Noisey Jamaica “Tommy Lee Sparta”

Snoop Lion’s Dancehall Documentary Continues Its Gaza Trend
The first two episodes of Noisey Jamaica’s dancehall series focused on Vybz Kartel and Popcaan, and the Gaza trend on part three, which features “the Anti-Christ of the dancehall,” Tommy Lee Sparta. His “Uncle Demon” persona has made him easily the most controversial character in Jamaican music, hot with the kids and dissed by older dancehall diehards. In a dimly lit room, Tommy Lee opens up in this interview. Be afraid. But it’s not all fun and games and scary makeup. The former Leroy Russell says he can’t return to his home in MoBay because of his success, as police have now branded him a don. “I can’t even get to see my kids them,” he says. “I can’t go to my place. I have to let them come visit me at a hotel when I have shows and those things. They don’t want me to go into my place. They say I should stay away from there and I don’t know why.”  Video After The Jump…

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WATCH THIS: Noisey Jamaica “Popcaan”

Snoop Lion’s Dancehall Series Turns Its Attention To The Hotskull
Today Noisey premiered the second episode in its dancehall series, Noisey Jamaica, executive produced by Snoop Lion. This time we meet Vybz Kartel protege Popcaan as he performs his hits, chills with Shabba Ranks, and walks us through Jamaican club culture and fashion. The rising star was most recently featured on “Lighters Up,” one of Snoop Lion’s new tracks off his reggae album, Reincarnated, and will make an appearance in the upcoming music video for the track! Video After The Jump…
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WATCH THIS: Noisey Jamaica “Vybz Kartel”

The First Episode Of Snoop Lion’s Dancehall Documentary Series Goes To Gaza
Episode one of “Noisey Jamaica” focuses on the Werlboss. Although there’s no interview with Kartel—whose trial date was recently postponed again, this time until May—we do get a few words with Dre Skull, who produced the album Kingston Story, and some Gaza youths who want to see Kartel free. We also get a very interesting conversation about how Kartel encourages girls to “quint” their muscles during sex. All in all an entertaining start. Video After The Jump…
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Snoop Lion Exec-Producing a 10-Part Series On Dancehall

“Noisey Jamaica” Will Seek To Explicate “One of the Most Misunderstood Music Scenes of All Time” 
Yesterday Noisey premiered a new 10-part series devoted to the culture of dancehall called NOISEY JAMAICA. The series is executive produced by Snoop Lion and will feature such artists as Vybz Kartel, Beenie Man, Lady Saw, Popcaan, Tommy Lee, Tifa, Spice, Konshens, Gaza Slim, and I-Octane. The online series premieres next week but you can check out the trailer right now. Video After The Jump… Read more »

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