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DOUBLE BARREL LARGEUP + OKAYPLAYER PRESENT A NEW MIXTAPE BLENDING HIP-HOP & REGGAE CLASSICS Download Here: http://www.largeup.com/2015/05/25/double-barrel-reggae-samples-and-hip-hop-classics/ Reggae and rap are two sides of the same coin, and the history of hip-hop is deep with sounds borrowed from Jamaica. Premiered today via LargeUp.com and Okayplayer, DJ Gravy and Corey Chase’s Double Barrel mixtape brings this connection to the fore, blending classic hip-hop tracks with the classic reggae tunes that inspired them. Named for a 1971 single by Dave and Ansell Collins that was the first reggae song to top theRead More
JAMAICAN SINGER CHRISTOPHER MARTIN IS “SHARP AS A RAZOR” (LARGE UP) ON NEW VIDEO “Stepping Razor” Is Title Track Off His Eagerly-Awaited Debut EP on VP Records “Chris’ smooth crooning…matched with his confident demeanor establishes a sense of invincibility, and therein lies the connection to Peter Tosh’s similarly-named 1977 classic.” -OkayPlayer LargeUp Jamaican reggae crooner Christopher Martin drops his new video for “Steppin Razor,” the title track off his VP Records’ debut EP slated for release this spring. Directed by Kurt Wright and shot in Kingston, Jamaica – the humorousRead More
CHRONIXX TO HEADLINE FREE SHOW AT CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE Reggae’s Newest Superstar To Perform Alongside Junior Reid and Rice and Peas Crew at July 26 Concert Presented by LargeUp, Okayplayer and Federation Sound LargeUp, Okayplayer and Federation Sound have partnered to present a free show by reggae stars Chronixx and Junior Reid at Central Park SummerStage on Saturday, July 26th. The show celebrates the respective 15th anniversaries of Okayplayer and Federation Sound, and marks Caribbean culture website LargeUp’s inaugural event at SummerStage. Taking place from 3 to 7 p.m. atRead More