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    25 July , 2014

    Dolli with a Difference

    The year 2014 has seen some talented artists rise to prominence, many of whom have spent prior years honing their craft. Dolli Difference is far from ...
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    13 July , 2014

    Three Cheers for Omi!

    - by Nadine White - Since exploding onto the music scene in 2012 with hit song ‘Cheerleader’, Omar “Omi” Pasley has come a long way. Hailed as...
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    26 June , 2014

    Aysha Loren

    Songbird Aysha Loren hails from West London and the rise of this star has been a long time coming. Having first become aware of her voice after becomi...
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    26 June , 2014

    Let’s Celebrate!

    From birthday parties to bar mitzvahs and anniversaries, we all look forward to the next big celebration. Whilst there are an abundance of shops which...
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    25 June , 2014

    Dancehall in Decline!

    - by Errol Williams, also known as DJ Paparazzi - Growing up in Jamaica, I have more than a passing familarity with dancehall; I became embedded in th...
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Music Industry Survival 101


- by Deana Myers – Reggae and dancehall are definitely two authentic styles of music and with its rich cultural backdrop, new talent is showcased in different ways. With that…

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Dolli with a Difference


The year 2014 has seen some talented artists rise to prominence, many of whom have spent prior years honing their craft. Dolli Difference is far from new to the industry…

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Jazz Related


UK Jazz: The Caribbean Connection Pt. 2 – by Gordon Wedderburn – The second generation of the Windrush migrants from the Caribbean were now British citizens, born and raised in…

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Straight from Yard with DJ Amber


Greetings Yardies, It’s the second half of the year and not much has roused my interest in the dancehall. The thing on everybody’s minds is the deteriorating state of the…

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Blake Pulls Out of Commonwealth Games


- by Yemi Abiade – Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake has issued an apology to Scotland following his decision not to take part in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The…

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Three Cheers for Omi!


- by Nadine White – Since exploding onto the music scene in 2012 with hit song ‘Cheerleader’, Omar “Omi” Pasley has come a long way. Hailed as “new don of urban…

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Ras Attitude – Most High Protect I [Official Video]


Ras Attitude release a brand new video titled “Most High Protect I”. The video was shot by Byron Neal, Tailor Sperring and Boondox of Ijaw Films, and was edited by R.A.

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Xyclone Ft. Beenie Man & Cee Gee – Back Pocket Rag (Remix) [Official Music Video HD]


Xyclone releases the video for the “Back Pocket Rag (Remix)” Featuring Beenie Man and Cee Gee. The video was filmed in Kingston, JA and produced by Upsetta Films, Muztang Media…

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Third World ft Capleton – Good Hearted People (Official Music Video)


      Reggae band Third World release a video for their latest single “Good Hearted People”.  The single features legendary Capleton and is off the groups “Patriots” album.    

World Cup 2014 Matches – Monday June 30th


30 Jun 2014 – 13:00 Local time Match 53 Round of 16   France FRA VS Nigeria NGA 30 Jun 2014 – 17:00 Local time Match 54 Round of 16…

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E40 – On My Shit (official music video)


    California rap veteran E-40 recently released a new music video for the single “On MY Shit”. The single will be off his upcoming four-disk album set to be released…

World Cup 2014 Matches – Sunday June 29th


29 Jun 2014 – 13:00 Local time Match 51 Round of 16 Netherlands NED VS Mexico MEX 29 Jun 2014 – 17:00 Local time Match 52 Round of 16 Costa…

World Cup 2014 Matches – Saturday June 28th


28 Jun 2014 – 13:00 Local time Match 49 Round of 16   Brazil BRA VS Chile CHI   28 Jun 2014 – 17:00 Local time Match 50 Round of…

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History of Dreadlocks


      – by Claire Daley-Won – There is a common misconception that the history of dreadlocks only traces back as far the emergence of Rastafarianism in Jamaica during…

World Cup 2014 Matches – Thursday June 26th


26 Jun 2014 – 13:00 Local time Match 46 Group G   Portugal POR VS Ghana GHA   26 Jun 2014 – 13:00 Local time Match 45 Group G  …

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Octane moves to Vegas!


Many people will recall that I-Octane headlined ‘Reggae Sumfest’ last year, closing the show to widespread critical acclaim. However Mr. Vegas openly voiced his disapproval of the ‘Gyal A Gimme…

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Increase of sex abuse in Jamaica


- by Gabriela Radeva – The end of the fiscal year 2013/14 marks the beginning of new challenging times ahead for the Jamaican Government, who were already faced with a…

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Basil Linx: The demise of our night-club businesses


As a collective “African family”, music and dance has always been a part of our culture and remains an integral part of our being – some might say that it…

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Effortless Beauty


- by Samantha Dennis – Let’s be honest, Makeup can give you flawless skin if it’s perfectly matched to your skin tone. But with the fairly recent social media ‘#NoMakeupSelfie’ trend…

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Nostalgia: ‘Easter Reggae Showcase’


‘Easter Reggae Showcase: Studio One meets Treasure Isle’ took place at London’s Brixton Academy earlier this year and, so far, has been our favourite concert of the year. So much so that…

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Etana launches Beauty Products


  Award-winning reggae chanteuse Etana has launched her own line of natural beauty products. Starting this venture with soap bars, these have been made available for purchase via the ‘Strongones…

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Afropunzel meets Lucy Laverne London


There were loads of booming businesses down at ‘Afro Hair and Beauty LIVE 2014’, which recently took place at the ‘Business Centre’ in North London. One brand which particularly stood out…

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Aysha Loren


Songbird Aysha Loren hails from West London and the rise of this star has been a long time coming. Having first become aware of her voice after becoming a finalist…

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Soup Kitchen Founder Gets Political


Soloman Smith, one of the founders of the ‘Brixton Soup Kitchen’, has recently announced that he is running for counselor of the Lambeth Green Party. On this matter, he said…

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‘Where’s Wally?’


The internet is a hub of creativity which has always provided a platform for one and all to bring their various causes and talents to the world’s attention. With all…

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Jamaican Mafia Movie- Official Trailer 2014


Dubbed the “biggest Jamaican film to come out of the United States Jamaican Mafia is a must-see. The movie features world-famous Jamaican talent”  like Paul Campbell, who featured in films such…

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Let’s Celebrate!


From birthday parties to bar mitzvahs and anniversaries, we all look forward to the next big celebration. Whilst there are an abundance of shops which cater to these events, it…

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Dancehall in Decline!


- by Errol Williams, also known as DJ Paparazzi – Growing up in Jamaica, I have more than a passing familarity with dancehall; I became embedded in the vibrant scene…