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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
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