Tag : Dancehall

Dancehall: A History

1 year ago / 0 comments

In late 1970s Jamaica, popular music shifted away from its reggae roots towards a more modern, risqué and different display of culture. This new trend was called Dancehall and it was the first emergence of a global musical phenomenon. Physical dance halls had existed in the inner cities of Kingston … Read More

Review – SubDub Weekender at the West Indian Centre

2 years ago / 0 comments

“The guy who sets up the speakers showed me a picture of them earlier when I dropped him off”, the taxi-driver told us excitedly. “You ready for that boom boom?” If we learnt something this weekend it is to not underestimate your cabbie when he tells you how mind-blowing the … Read More