JAMAICA

Premieres

Sevana Siren Wants You to Shut Up and Make the Planet Better in "Justice"

The Jamaican reggae singer is making soulful jams inspired by Céline Dion and the fight to protect the environment from climate change.
Sharine Taylor
3.9.18
Noisey News

Listen to "Real Bad Gal," an Unreleased Track From Vybz Kartel

Dancehall star Vybz Kartel releases the full version of “Real Bad Gal,” after PartyNextDoor sampled the song on “Not Nice” in 2016.
Kristin Corry
2.16.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting Into Vybz Kartel

To know Kartel is to understand his complexity, so we give you eight entry points to the prolific dancehall artist, whose musical breadth and overall intelligence is often underestimated.
Sharine Taylor
11.1.17
Festivals

This Is What Fyre Festival Could Have Been If It Wasn’t Such a Disaster

Tmrw.Tday is a new festival in Jamaica, but with more focus on the vibes.
Ryan Bassil
6.13.17
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Bob Marley

We’re going to go beyond the posters, beyond the weed smoke, beyond 'Legend.'
sdq
6.6.17
PROFILES

Pitbull Will Live Forever

Mr. Worldwide may seem like a kitschy party guy, but on his new album 'Climate Change,' he has a revolutionary agenda to make culture a bit more Miami.
Mitchell Sunderland
4.4.17
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Congrats America! You've Figured Out Dancehall!

Let Emily and her friends cluelessly inform you on the hip new "island vibes" of a decades-old genre and tradition.
Noisey Canada Staff
10.4.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

DJ Khaled’s New Video for “Nas Album Done” Is His Best Yet

He goes to The Bahamas with Nas, hangs out with Ox, and rides a horse through the ocean like a boss.
Alex Robert Ross
9.9.16
Op-Eds

Dancehall Is Pop Now, but We Can’t Let Pop Stars Steal Dancehall

Imagine competing with artists in your country and then having to factor an entire industry willing to poach aspects of your identity.
Sharine Taylor
7.27.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Party Endlessly with Popcaan's "Never Sober" Video

The Jamaican superstar shares his latest video and hints at both an upcoming album and more Drake collaborations.
Kyle Kramer
4.11.16
Interviews

Masego's Cooking in the Jazz Bando: Get Familiar with Trap House Jazz

"They were just like play some John Coltrane and get in the corner. But that’s just not how I work."
Tara Mahadevan
9.29.15
Premieres

It's Time to Fall in Love and Listen to ZAN's "Blending"

The New York singer makes disarmingly charming R&B with a reggae soul.
Kyle Kramer
7.13.15
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