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Jamaica In New York: The History of Reggae and Dancehall in the Big Apple

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New York City has long had a thriving and populous Jamaican community from Crown Heights, Brooklyn to the south Bronx. And as long as Jamaicans have come to the Big Apple they’ve brought their culture and music along with them. In this musical exposé Afropop producer Saxon Baird susses out the often overlooked NYC Jamaican music scene with interviews from some of its biggest players from Bullwackies in the Bronx to Brooklyn-based dancehall artists like Screechy Dan.

Interviews

David Katz on the History of New York Reggae

Carlton Livingston on Reggae, Drugs, and New York City

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