In episode 4 of Noisey Jamaica 2, we link up with some of the best new Jamaican artists from Jon Bakers Gee Jam Studios. Noisey links up with Chris Blackwell (Island Records Founder), and we also get introduced to some Major Lazer affiliates.Follow Me
Here is part 2 of Noisey’s Jamaica II series, were Walshy Fire heads to Reggae Mountain to speak with Chronixx, one of the leading voices in Jamaica’s reggae revival.
Vice and The House of Marley are proud to present “Noisey Jamaica”, an immersive six episode journey into two Jamaican musical groundswells shaping the island of their birth and beyond. From the revolutionary young reggae movement led by charismatic artists such as Chronixx and Jesse Royal to controversial new dancehall artists like Alkaline. Noisey Jamaica reports on one of the most dynamic chapters in Jamaica’s rich musical legacy. Check out the first episode below.
Directed by Andy Capper, this six episode documentary series travels from all over Jamaica to report on one of the most dynamic chapters in Jamaica’s rich musical legacy since the advent of Reggae. A new video will be posted each week.
In addition to showing the parallels and exchanges between Reggae and Dancehall, “Noisey Jamaica” will trace the history of Rastafarian culture that eventually led to the evolution of Reggae. A sound and style that conquers the world several times over, produced global super-legend Bob Marley and became a turnkey for Jamaican culture.
It’s Monday and it’s starting to finally feel like Fall. New York Fashion Week had the city going crazy, but now its over. This mix curated by Nylles Vernon will cool your spirits down from the hectic, week long transitions from party to party. Pour yourself a cup of tea and enjoy!
“In this week’s session I kept things a little more mellow and went back and found some gems as always as well as a bunch of flips and great remixes from your favorite artists such as Frank Ocean, Sango, Kanye West, Kuma, Pheo, Quadron, FURNS, Insightful, Eric Roberson, Da-P, 10A, Cassie, k u n, DEEP SHOQ, Blackbear, Musiq Soulchild, Alex Isley & many many more” – ESSNTL
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Lianne La Havas
Giving us acoustic sounds, soul and alternative folk, Lianne La Havas is one of our highlists of the week. Born in London, England of Jamaican decent this phenomenal woman will definitely put on an amazing show. Her solo album “Is Your Love Big” was given a five star rating by iTunes reviews. Lianne La Havas will be performing at 7:00pm on the Green Stage on Saturday, August 23rd.
The Wildling Incident
Known for their “raw, primal, and politically charged lyrics, The Wilding Incident will be sure to keep your eyes glued to the stage. With influences stemming from Bad Brains to Minor Threat to SS Decontrol the House of Marley is excited to have this group of dudes rocking out on our stage. The Wilding Incident will be performing at 5:45pm on the Black Stage, Saturday, August 24th.
Unlocking The Truth
We are very excited to announce that one of the most anticipated acts at AfroPunk Fest will be playing on our stage. Unlocking the truth performed last year and absolutely killed it! This young metal band performed at the Apollo in 2012 and proved themselves to be artists too look out for in the future. With influences from Metallica, Slipknot, Disturbed, Living Colour, Chelsea Grin, Motionless in White, Escape the Fate, and many more who wouldn’t be interested in seeing what these guys have to offer. Unlocking the Truth will be performing at 5:45pm on the Black Stage, Sunday, August 24th. We can’t wait!
Formed in 1983 and known for being the pioneers of New York Hardcore. “The Age Of Quarrel” their debut record, released in 1985 is known for being “the blueprint” for New York Hardcore punk. We hope those attending acts at the Black stage are prepared to mosh and rock out. These guys are a household name in the Hardcore punk world and will definitely kill the stage. You can find Cro-Mags at the Black stage, Sunday, August 24th at 7pm.