Topic Tag: Dancehall

Embark, Reviews, Music

Playlist (Sept/Oct 2021) | Music reviews

This month’s listening picks from the Caribbean — featuring new music by Gary Hector; Oswald; Emiway Bantai and Chris Gayle; and Mista Savona feat. Beatriz Márquez

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Immerse, Music, People, Jamaica

Koffee: Strong and sweet | Backstory

Dancehall’s latest sensation, nineteen-year-old Koffee, is captivating fans across the globe with her vibesy toasting, catchy riddims, and cheeky lyrics. Nazma Muller reports on the pint-sized Jamaican phenomenon with the relentlessly positive attitude

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Embark, Reviews, Music

Playlist (May/June 2019) | Music reviews

This month’s listening picks, with reviews of the latest by Machel Montano; Reginald Cyntje; M.R.I.; and Ronald “Boo” Hinkson

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Immerse, Arts and Architecture, People, Barbados

Adam Patterson: barbed beauty | Closeup

For Barbadian artist Adam Patterson, masquerade and performance are mediums for challenging Caribbean stereotypes, writes Shereen Ann Ali

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Festivals and Events, Jamaica

Leading the trend

The stylish New Kingston restaurant and sports bar Cuddyz, owned by cricketer Courtney Walsh, was the scene for Nokia’s first major...

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Music, Jamaica

Follow their footprints

They were hailed by the New York Times as “the world’s greatest dancehall-reggae boy band,” but T.O.K. — stands for Touch of Klass...

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Fashion and Jewellery, Culture, Jamaica

Are You Ready for Dancehall?

In Jamaica, anybody who’s seriously into fashion and style has been into dance hall, the style that has spread far beyond the...

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Embark, Reviews, Music

Playlist (September/October 2017) | Music Reviews

Pan Roots Culture Kareem Thompson (self-released) Brooklyn-born pannist Kareem Thompson revels in his Trinidadian heritage on his debut...

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