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Video Light: How Jamaica's Women Find Sexual Empowerment in Dancehall [The Fader Magazine]

Language and the body play crucial roles in redefining and reclaiming female sexuality in the dancehall world

In the late aughts, a party trend emerged in street dances in Jamaica that followed a “uniform party” theme in which attendees—mostly between the ages of 17 and 25—would arrive in…

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Added by Mad a road on August 30, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

[Video] RDX Speaks On Veteran Reggae Artists Hating On Dancehall Artists , Dancehall Getting Bigger Than Reggae + More

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RDX speaks on veteran Reggae artists hating on Dancehall artists , Dancehall getting bigger than Reggae, New album coming soon +…

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Added by Mad a road on July 26, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

[Video] Scene Unseen - Dancehall in Japan - [FILM]

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In their brand new series, Scene Unseen, Bose have been traveling the world to explore a bunch of music scenes you probably wouldn't expect to exist. Scenes like Japan's…

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Added by Mad a road on July 22, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Diplo Picks His 10 Essential 'Modern Reggae' Tracks For Rolling Stone Magazine

As a young music fan in South Florida, Diplo heard tons of dancehall reggae. "Hip-hop came from dancehall – people don't realize that," says the DJ-producer. "And dancehall still has a huge impact on the…

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Added by Mad a road on May 14, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

[Video] Busy Signal & Major Lazer "Watch Out For This" Featured On Dancing With The Stars

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Busy Signal & Major Lazer  hit song "watch out for this" featured on Dancing With The Stars ( check out full performance video inside )…

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Added by Mad a road on April 29, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

[Video] The Evolution of Sound System Culture . Reggae Sound Systems On Display at Sonos Studio

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Sound systems belonging to dub reggae pioneers such as King Tubby are part of the Hometown HiFi Exhibition at Sonos Studio in Los Angeles, an installation designed to pay homage to communal listening.

"The sound system is…

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Added by Mad a road on April 2, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Busy Signal Responds To Vybz Kartel's "Dancehall In Jail" Comment, + Talks About Song Featured In Pepsi Ad [Video]

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Busy Signal Responds To Vybz Kartel's "Dancehall In Jail" Comment, + Talks About His Song "Bumaye" Featured In Pepsi Ad And New Single With Elephant Man (check…

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Added by Mad a road on November 29, 2013 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Sounding Off: Mighty Crown Sounds Off On The Lack Of Order In Reggae/Dancehall

There is much potential for reggae and dancehall music on the international scene, but it is being stymied by a lack of order among players in the local industry, according to the operators of the Japanese sound system, Mighty Crown.

"There is nothing really substantial anymore. No form of…

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Added by Mad a road on November 8, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

[Video] Meet Fashion Designer 'Biggie' . Designer For Some Of Dancehall's Biggest Names . [ Walshy Fire Exclusive ]

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Fashion Designer 'Biggie' speaks on designing for dancehall's biggest stars like Shabba , Beenie Man , Buju Banton , Caribbean fashion week, jeans collection coming soon + more (…

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Added by Mad a road on August 12, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Barrington Levy Hating On Dancehall ? Calls Dancehall Disposable [Video]

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Barrington Levy hating on Dancehall ? calls Dancehall disposable ( watch full interview inside ) .…

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Added by Mad a road on July 12, 2013 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Beenie Man Hits Out On Jamaica Government For Fighting Against Dancehall Music+ More [Video]

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Beenie Man Hits Out On Jamaica Government For Fighting Against Dancehall Music + responds to Mad Cobra calling dancehall boring .…

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Added by Mad a road on June 14, 2013 at 11:30pm — 4 Comments

Mad Cobra Calls Out Beenie Man For Taking His Style ? + Speaks On The Lack Of Real Lyrics In Dancehall [Video]

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Mad Cobra On The Lack Of Real Lyrics In Dancehall + Calls Out Beenie Man For Stealing His Style? + More.…
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Added by Mad a road on June 14, 2013 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

New York Times Highlights Dancehall Dvd's : "Jamaicans Get Party to Come to Them, via DVD"

Glenville Brown has never left the island of Jamaica, where he was born and where he poles bamboo rafts full of tourists down a river for a living. But by his own reckoning, he has made hundreds if not thousands of appearances in New York City and throughout the Jamaican diaspora, simply because he loves to party.

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Added by Mad a road on April 3, 2013 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Noisey Jamaica: Popcaan - Episode 2 [Video] [ Executive Producer: Snoop Lion ]

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In our second installment we meet Vybz protégé Popcaan and get a glimpse into Jamaican club culture and fashion.…

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Added by Mad a road on January 29, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Vybz Kartel Murder Trial Postponed Again. Because Of Insufficient Jurors [ Case Update ]

The trial of embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel who is accused of the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams has again been stalled.

The case could not begin in the Home Circuit Court this morning because of insufficient jurors.

The Crown and the…

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Added by Mad a road on January 21, 2013 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Failing Jamaican Government Blames Dancehall For "Pushing Crime" Again

Crime is on the decrease in the island's deadliest police divisions, but popular culture continues to hamper government's efforts.

Security Minister Peter Bunting reiterated the statement on Thursday, citing at least one dancehall tune as evidence of the social 'dysfunctionality' behind criminality in Jamaica. He made…

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Added by Mad a road on January 13, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Producer Donovan Germain Chides Dancehall Artistes And Producers For Mediocrity

"UNLESS the dancehall producers and artistes bring something new to the table and let go of the hip-hop style that they are readily embracing, the music will continue to be in the gutter," is an ominous prediction from veteran music producer/manager Donovan Germain.

The head of Penthouse Records spoke to the…

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Added by Mad a road on January 8, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Sean Paul Facing Bizarre $80 Million Lawsuit From "Former Girlfriend"

Former girlfriend Susanne Persson seeks $80M in damages saying the singer forced her out of Jamaica because she knew about his 'lies, murders and erection problems.'

In a bizarre lawsuit, a suicidal woman claims superstar dancehall artist Sean Paul forced her…

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Added by Mad a road on January 2, 2013 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Laden - " Quick Tribute " (R.I.P) [Official Music Video] [DownToEarth Records]

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Brand new music video from Laden - " Quick Tribute " [R.I.P.]  ( check out video inside…

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Added by Mad a road on December 7, 2012 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Romain Virgo - " Mi A Wait " [Official Music Video]

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Brand new music video from Romain Virgo - " Mi A Wait " ( check out video inside )…

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Added by Mad a road on December 3, 2012 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

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