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  • blog November 25, 2013

    Red Fox’s “Fiyah Fox”

    Large Up and Safari Sound teamed up to put out Fiyah Fox, the first full-length Red Fox release since 2009’s Hallo Igjen, and the Brooklyn heavyweight’s first digital mixtape. The release party was last Thursday at The Delancey, and all … Read more »

  • blog October 16, 2013

    Shaggy & Ne-Yo are singing to ‘You Girl”

    Sultry! The video for the new Shaggy and Ne-Yo collab “You Girl” premiered this morning, and it’s a pretty classy joint. Nothing revolutionary here, just a silky smooth groove and that tasty guitar hook. Ne-Yo’s croon proves to be a … Read more »

  • program September 26, 2013

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

    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. … Read more »

  • interview September 26, 2013

    Author David Katz on Wackies and the History of New York Reggae

    One of the world’s foremost authorities on Reggae, Dub, and Dancehall, David Katz has written several books on a variety of Jamaica’s musics, including “People Funny Boy: The Genius of Lee Scratch Perry” and “Solid Foundation: an Oral History of … Read more »

  • blog August 29, 2013

    More On The West Indian American Day Carnival

    Yesterday we brought you a listing of WIAD sponsored events, but there’s always more Carnival to report on in NYC. Here’s a look at the rest of the celebrations happening around the city this weekend. Hot 97’s got a real … Read more »

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