As the many comments on a piece on fly some time back about hiplife testify, this is a genre that inspires passion and pride as well as bigtime dancing. Outhere Records bring the undergound scene and the big stars to the world’s attention with this compilationRead more "V/A – Black Stars: Ghana’s Hiplife Generation"
Jeremy Marre’s landmark music documentary series began 30 years ago in 1977 in Jamaica with Roots, Rock, ReggaeRead more "Beats of the Heart: Roots, Rock, Reggae – Director: Jeremy Marre, 1977 (DVD)"
Soundway Records are best known for their crate-diggin’ compilations of African music. So can they pull off the same trick of releasing meticulously researched and beautifully re-mastered records but of a Latin tinge? ¡Claro que si!Read more "V/A – Panama! Latin, Funk and Calypso on the Isthmus 1965-75"
Jamaica meets Puerto Rico Uptown in East London. Two rooms of the finest Caribbean and Latino flavas from Jamaica to Puerto Rico and Trinidad to Spanish Harlem: Dancehall/Bashment, Reggaeton, R’n’B, Latin Hip Hop, Soca and Reggae. Next one: Friday 18th February 2005Read more "Heatwave vs Mas Fuego! – East London"