Where I’m Coming From: 60 Years of Jamaican Music in 60 Songs

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August 6th marks the 60th anniversary of Jamaican independence. To celebrate, we’ve selected one song from every year of the island’s incredible musical history since 1962. IN THE 60 years since Jamaica achieved its independence from England, on Aug. 6, 1962, the tiny Caribbean nation has created some of the world’s most influential musical styles, including ska, rock steady, reggae, dub, and dancehall. Likewise, over the past 60 years, Jamaican artists have distilled inspirations from various parts of the world into distinctive sounds that, when coupled with the island’s astonishingly prolific recorded output, has made “the land of wood and water,” as its first inhabitants, the Arawak Indians called it, one of the most significant musical destinations in the world.… Continue reading Where I’m Coming From: 60 Years of Jamaican Music in 60 Songs

Bugle – Toxicity (Deluxe)

Bugle Toxicity (Deluxe) An9ted Entertainment / Evidence Music   Intro feat Adeana Myrie & Tony Gold Toxicity Fire Burning feat Marcia Griffiths Consequences Time Is of Essence feat Julian Marley & Bounty Killer Change the World feat Jesse Royal & Kabaka Pyramid Easy Skanking feat Ding Dong & Troublemekka History (Deluxe Version) Saddest Day feat Dexta Daps Compliments feat 808 Delavega Look Deep feat 808 Delavega Don’t Cry Optimistic Big Boy (Remix) feat Laa Lee & Heph B Experience feat Nation Boss & 808 Delavega Affirmation feat Bobo Flames & Bobo Dale

Various – Reggae & Dancehall Culture, Vol 1 (Explicit)

Various Reggae & Dancehall Culture, Vol 1 (Explicit) Tads Record  

L’Entourloop – La Clarté Dans La Confusion

L’Entourloop La Clarté Dans La Confusion Face B / X-Ray Production   La clarté dans la confusion feat N’Zeng Calling Dancers feat Alborosie & Promoe Rock Mi Nice feat Kabaka Pyramid Madzilla feat Troy Berkley & BlabberMouf Eternal Roses feat Ken Boothe & Lion in bed Florilège feat Queen Omega & Red Fox &. Lyricson Drop feat Troy Berkley & Dope Saint Jude La fleur de l’âge feat Degiheugi People is Massive feat General Levy Scoville Anthem feat Lmk & Reverie & Lady Chann Magistral feat Bounty Killer & Troy Berkley Clin d’oeil feat The Architect & Dawa Salfati Get Back feat Chali 2na & N’Zeng Mana feat Marcus Gad & Juju Rogers Lift Up Your Head feat Troy Berkley… Continue reading L’Entourloop – La Clarté Dans La Confusion