These Photos Are a Time Capsule of 80s Sound System Culture
Photographer Jon Girling documented a Birmingham sound system called Scientists of Sound – a crew he knew intimately and followed around the UK.
Lila Iké Is Singing Jamaica's New Era of Redemption Songs
"I want to dismantle the idea that you're expected to make a type of music because you're from a particular country."
We Spoke to Singaporean Rapper Masia One on Representing Her Asian Roots
'When I told my mom I was working for Dr. Dre, she went to tell all my aunts I was working for a doctor.'
Koffee Is the Rising Teen Star of Reggae’s New Wave
We met the 19-year-old rapper and singer, who BBC 1Xtra have tipped as one to watch this year and whose music warms like a sauna.
Claude Fontaine’s Transportive Songs are for Crate-Diggers
The Los Angeles singer announces her self-titled debut LP and shares the mesmerizing single “Pretending He Was You.”
Spice Can Take A Likkle Heat
The dancehall superstar premieres her new video “Cool It,” and the ups and downs of being the 'Queen of Dancehall.'
Vanessa Bling Has Endured, Now She Wants to Shine
The rising artist talks about her long road as Vybz Kartel's protege to finding herself on new EP 'Still Standing.'
A New 'Vogue' Cover Confirms that Rihanna Is an Utter Delight
From taking control of the swipes on her interviewer's dating app to giving news of her next record, Rihanna affirms that she's on top of her game in a new profile.
Sum 41's "In Too Deep" Was Almost a Reggae Song, Apparently
Fucked Up guitarist Ben Cook told the Blink-155 podcast that Greig Nori wrote it as a collaboration with Snow. It would totally have worked, too.
Sevana Siren Wants You to Shut Up and Make the Planet Better in "Justice"
The Jamaican reggae singer is making soulful jams inspired by Céline Dion and the fight to protect the environment from climate change.
Hollie Cook's New Album Will Warm Your Cold, Dead Heart
'Vessel of Love,' due January 26 on Merge, is a collection of abstract, reggae-leaning love songs, born from a period of anxiety and depression.