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How dancehall took over the world
From Jamaican sound systems to a global pop culture phenomenon, on this week's i-Dentity podcast we look at the complex history of dancehall culture.
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Meet the next generation of Jamaica's trap dancehall artists
Photographed by Jeano Edwards, these artists are evolving the subgenre and writing lyrics that speak to being young in 2022.
Jamaica’s dancehall star Skillibeng breaks down his mixtape
The young artist dissects ‘The Prodigy’ -- from collaborating with Popcaan, to learning Spanish from his studio engineer and developing a masterpiece.
An exhibition on Jamaican dancehall culture is coming to New York
‘Akeem Smith: No Gyal Can Test’ explores the storied scene, Black style, and the tension between photography and memory.
Meet Bambii, the life and soul of Toronto’s club scene
Watch the video for her debut dancehall single “NITEVISION” exclusively here.
palmistry made us a mix full of unreleased dancehall bangers
The weekend starts here.
koffee is the future sound of jamaica
Watch her new video here.
rihanna has two new albums in the works
The Bajan superstar has a secret new addition to her dancehall record.
this instagram account celebrates the best of original london street style
Now an IRL exhibition, Ruffnecks, Rudeboys & Rollups takes visitors through the origins and influences of London street culture from 1989 to the early 00s.
premiere: these nyc musicians have made the perfect dancehall song for the summer
Paper Son and Halima have created "Hotspice," an island-inflected track filled with iPhone sounds and Lauryn Hill-inspired raps.
surprising photos of britain's subversive dancehall parties
Lua Ribeira's series 'Noises in the Blood' explores the clash between Western mores and Afro-Caribbean empowerment.
Filtering dancehall through a European club sound, here's your Friday funtime mix.