Blvk H3ro is one of Jamaica’s most promising young talents, who’s paid his dues and is reaping the reward of a sustained presence within the Reggae-dancehall space.
Articles by Gladstone Taylor
Jamaican music is home to a host of different types of artists, from Deejays and lyricists to supreme vocalists, and those who have worked hard to be well-rounded in all areas.
Very often, the discussion about the definition and distinction of Dancehall and Reggae from offshore genres, is predicated on the idea that a particular sound is the core of our genres.
In today’s sea of musical talents, tools exist that can help artists to stand out with ease. While the most obvious is controversy, underused implements like discipline are very key for longevity. Dalaz, St Catherine’s very own, is one of the very few using such a tool to put himself in the minority of artists that achieve mainstream looks.
Jamaica’s eastern parishes are known for the musical talents they’ve produced, like the King of Reggae himself Bob Marley, Popcaan, and Dancehall’s youngest giant Skillibeng.
In recent times, the Jamaican Government, specifically the Prime Minister has voiced concerns that Dancehall music is the cause of the country’s surge in violent crimes.
For a long time, artist discovery in Jamaica was limited to traditional studio culture and the “quality control” involved in vetting before recording said artists.
Jamaican music, since its earliest iteration has always thrived because of its drive to be current.
Runkus has proven himself as one of the most talented and dedicated artists of his generation.
We caught up with Yaksta at Vigilanti Entertainment Studios for the scoop on his meteoric rise to prominence.
The atmosphere of music in and from Jamaica has shifted dramatically over the last ten months.
For a long time Jamaicans have validated, and in so doing spread, the idea that artists native to the country need to break out locally or risk not breaking internationally.
Jamaican music is fast-paced primarily because of the audience’s insatiable demand for it, and yet there are those artists who manage a timely balance of their own design.
Jamaica is a sea of muses, and inspired artists, something which is reflected in both our music and culture.
DancehallMag caught up with Tarrus Riley to get his thoughts on his latest release, EZ Nuh, and his consistent innovation within Jamaican music.
This latest banger which features two of dancehall’s current heavy hitters is an ode to style.
Dancehall and Reggae both began out of a love for music culture, it wasn’t until later on in the life of each genre, that they began to generate profit.
As a titan in Reggae and Dancehall music, Agent Sasco is a prime example of the transformation and growth that is possible for the genre’s most raw and gritty.
Concerning The Real and True Importance of Stories & Myth Turn the eye of your mind toward the beginning of the human being’s residency on Planet Earth.
Audiomack is moving music forward in Jamaica, we spoke to Tanya Lawson about how. There have been discussions within the Jamaican music space recently, about the validity of a genre like Dancehall that has less potential for sale in the marketplace.