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  • hip-deep September 3, 2015

    Dread Inna Inglan: How the U.K. Took to Reggae

    Jamaican music journeyed to England in the ‘60s when immigrants from the island flocked to the U.K. in search of jobs and a better life. But as racism, unemployment and poor living conditions developed in the ’70s, a new generation … Read more »

  • blog February 7, 2014

    Dread Inna Inglan- Coming Next Week!

    It’s been in the works for a while, and now it’s finally here. This Thursday, Feb 14th, will see the launch of Afropop’s 10th season of Hip Deep- and mark the very FIRST time that we’ve visited London, England. Earlier … Read more »

  • interview March 5, 2013

    Still Leveling the Vibes: An Interview with Half Pint

    Contributing producer Saxon Baird recently spent some time in Kingston, Jamaica for his forthcoming radio program on the rise of UK reggae in the late 1970s and 1980s. Clearly, getting a Jamaican perspective on this time period was of the … Read more »

  • blog February 26, 2013

    Dispatch from Kingston: A Sonic Reggae Revival on the Rise?

    There’s change afoot in the Jamaican musical landscape where a slew of new artists are choosing to forego the digital sounds of dancehall and its often explicit themes in favor of a return to live backing bands and a more … Read more »

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