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Although longtime Brooklyn District Attorney Charlie Hynes lost the Democratic primary after more than two decades in office, he’s not ready to give up the position just yet and has decided to run on the Republican ticket. It’s going to be an uphill battle, but his campaign just broke out the big guns: a dancehall […]

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There’s a big sound coming out of South East London and it’s called Unit 137. In their own words, Unit 1-3-7 is a “a collective of DJs, producers, vocalists, engineers and instrumentalists drawn together by a shared passion of conscious, forward thinking bass music,” consisting of Hylu, Jago, Zico, D-Tek, Galak Spiritual, Nãnci Correia, Papa […]

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ANIMAL is having a party on Thursday and it has nothing to do with Internet Week! It has to do with a mixtape we’re releasing. That mixtape is being mixed right now, so you can’t hear it yet, but we can tell you it involves rock ‘n’ roll with a hint of dancehall flavor. Things […]

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An exhibit at L.A.’s Subliminal Projects gallery will showcase the art of dancehall reggae, from 1979 to the present. Entitled “Art in the Dancehall,” the show includes album covers from the likes of Yellowman and Josey Wales, Gregory Isaacs, and Jah Shaka, as well as dancehall-inspired art and posters from artists and designers like Tony McDermott, Sassafras, and […]

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Over the past few years, LP sales have continued to make a huge comeback to the delight of audiophiles the world over, but there’s at least one genre of music where vinyl records never stopped getting pressed: Dancehall. Vinyl still plays a crucial role in the dissemination of Jamaica’s leading cultural export and in New […]

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Icelandic filmmaker Miikka Lommi presents this vision of fashionable ladies performing glorious butt gyrations. Very slow-like. With an anthemic, classical piano score to compliment the slow rippling, undulations and impressive acrobatic feats. Very, very slow-like. Enjoy. […]

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Dancehall veteran Beenie Man released an online video recently, apologizing for the anti-gay lyrics he sung in the past and to make a statement in support of the LGBTQ community moving forward. “I respect each and every human being, regardless of which race or creed, regardless of which religious belief you believe in, and regardless […]

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