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Easter Bun Playlist

Easter Bun Playlist

A Multi-Genre Playlist With Songs About Infidelity

Easter represents a religious holiday with many associated traditions such as Easter eggs, baskets and bonnets. In the Caribbean, “Bun and Cheese” usually consist of one slice of a sharp, cheddar cheese encased between two slices of sweet, fruit bread. Besides a delicious holiday pastry, “Bun and Cheese” is an analogy for a love triangle and the term “Bun” itself  connotes cheating. There are a plethora of songs that describe various aspects of “Bun,” such as the physical attraction, excitement, lust, spontaneity, the heartache, the mental anguish, the retaliation and the irreversibility. This is a dancehall, reggae and rhythm and blues playlist of 11 songs that address the aforementioned phenomena. Playlist After The Jump

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WATCH THIS: QQ “Tweety Bird (Turn Me On)” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: QQ "Tweety Bird (Turn Me On)" Official Music Video

QQ and Russian Link Up To Prove That Two Birds In The Hand Are Worth A Whole Lot, Uzeet?

QQ has been on a major roll since the former child star popped up last year with the monster hit “One Drop.” Since then it’s been hits pon top of his with this Head Concussion production being the latest example of the youth’s dancehall dominance. With Spanish-flavored guitars and sultry whispers, the tasteful production brings a new dimension to QQ’s artistry. Anyone who’s waiting for the beloved cartoon character Tweety Bird to make a cameo in this video will be disappointed. But that would be weird anyway. Aside from some unwanted blurriness here and there, this video is just fine as is. Video After The Jump… Read more »

QQ at Wet Wet Wednesdayz: “It’s About To Go Down”

QQ at Wet Wet Wednesdayz: "It's About To Go Down"

Mr. One Drop Chops It Up With Reshma B

Live from Kingston, Jamaica, direct from the river side in Caymanas Park, dancehall star QQ chops it up with the ReggaeGirlAboutTown before jumping in the water and wetting up the place himself. The not-quite-20-year-old artist who brought us “One Drop” in 2013 talks about his latest smash, “Mosquito Net”—and gives Reshma B a quick lesson in how to do the dance (as well as a crash course in how young dancehall stars deal with the ladies). QQ also shares some of his plans for 2014—including a “major” 20th birthday party, and more work with his charitable foundation to uplift underprivileged and disabled children. He even previews his latest release, “Dutty Heart,” a special request to all the haters. Video After The Jump…

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HEAR THIS: QQ “Mosquito Net”

HEAR THIS: QQ "Mosquito Net"

New Dance Alert

The dancehall is still sizzling from QQ’s hit tune “One Drop,” but that doesn’t stop him from unleashing another scorcher guaranteed to have the girls dem going mad in de dance. “Mosquito Net” is the name, and be sure to remember it because pretty soon it will be taking over the airwaves. Tune After The Jump… Read more »

2013 Reggae Sumfest Attracts Thousands to Montego Bay

Dancehall Nights Kicks Off Tomorrow—Who is Going to Shell Down Sumfest This Year?

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Reggae Sumfest has been taking place for 20 years and every year has out done the last. Last year, Reggae veteran, Shabba Ranks, wowed fans with his first performance in a decade. Trey Songz brought his sex appeal to Sumfest 2012 and had fans swooning in the crowd. R. Kelly performed his ultimate hit, “Bump N’ Grind,” in a rare acapella style. Quite the event, it may seem as if Reggae Sumfest 2o12 can’t be topped but this 21st year of Reggae Sumfest is already turning to be unforgettable and it hasn’t even begun yet.

With a line-up that includes returning artists, Damian Marley, Aidonia, Popcaan and newcomers, Miguel, Flo Rida, Ashley Martin and many more, there’s no telling what will be in store for the concert-goers. It has already been confirmed that I-Octane will be closing Dancehall Night and Jah Cure will be closing International Night One. Macka Diamond and Lady Saw will both be at Reggae Sumfest so there might be some healthy competition between the two for fans to enjoy. Popular Reggae artist, Beres Hammond, is also in the line-up and concert attendees are excited to see him perform tracks off of his newest album, One Love, One LifeAnd then there is always the special guests, surprise performances and unexpected stage antics. Reggae Sumfest 2013 has a line-up that will have thousands of fans anxiously waiting for the next Sumfest.

Though Reggae Sumfest is this week, it isn’t too late to buy yourself a ticket to join in the festivities! Check out the entire line-up in the photo gallery.

WATCH THIS: QQ ft. Venemous “One Drop” Official Video

New Dance For De Gyal Dem
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Back in 2005 a 10-year-old child star named QQ came out with a smash hit called “Better Must Come” on the Calibud label. The fresh-faced youth singing conscious tunes was a winning combination. Well QQ’s all grown up now, and he’s coming with the skin-out selections like “Ghetto Gal.” Can’t be mad at a young man just because the ladies deh pon him mind. It’s only natural. Now QQ and his bredren Venemous have linked with Stashment productions to bring us one of those “new dance fe de gyal dem” type of tunes, and you know the visuals are outrageous. But don’t take our word for it—see for yourself. Video After The Jump… Read more »