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Daddy Freddy & Sleepy Time Ghost feat. Action Fire & Blackout JA – Bun Dem Out

Daddy Freddy is probably the biggest catalyst for my love of Dancehall so it’s great to see him still putting out such strong tracks and even evolving his style, opting for a more subdued flow that somehow manages not to … Continue reading

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Spragga Benz , Sean Paul , Agent Sasco, Chi Ching Ching – Differ Remix

A few artist’s appearances really suffered from the rain at Boomtown last year, especially at the Lion’s Den where usually people like to spend the days lounging in the sun and watching the reggae, regardless if they know the artists … Continue reading

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Lt. Stitchie – Like An Arrow

Much as I loved the heavyweights of late 80s Dancehall such as Shabba Ranks and Ninjaman , my favourite Jamaican artists back then (not including Daddy Freddy as we’ll claim him as a Brit for these purposes) were Papa San … Continue reading

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Alexx A-Game – Go Harda

It can be tricky keeping up with the current wave of Jamaican Bashment artists, partly due to the fact that I find the levels of nihilism, materialism, misogyny and throwaway violence in much of the lyrics slightly nauseating, and the … Continue reading

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Spragga Benz x General Levy – Are You Ready

I’ve been sat on this tune for a while so it’s a pleasure to finally be able to share it. Sadly General Levy wasn’t around for them to perform this at Boomtown but anyone heading to Notting Hill Carnival this … Continue reading

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Alicai Harley – Naah Done

Every year we have a number of no-shows at Boomtown, often it’s as simple as the artist can’t be bothered that day. This year I don’t think we had one artist like that, however we got slammed with visa issues … Continue reading

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Flowdan – Shell A Verse

D.O.K. offers up a Grime, Dancehall and UK Funky riddim clash with dubbed out military march breakdowns, whilst Flowdan lives up to his name (as in he got flows). Out now on Tru Thoughts!

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