Jamaica Spotlighted in 2017 Grammy Nominations

The 59th Grammy®  nominees have been announced, and a strong contingent of Jamaican musicians are shining as contenders. Whether it is artists nominated for  Best Reggae Album or classic reggae songs being resurrected in today’s popular music, there is no denying the country’s musical impact on the current climate. This … Continue reading

Hotta Maestro Gets Clean Bill of Health for 2017!

Jamaica’s famed international Selector and Personality Hotta Maestro (formally of Swatch International and Jamaica’s infamous Passa Passa street dance), received a clean bill of health from his medical team for 2017. Diagnosed in 2016 with sleep apnea (a common disorder in which a person experiences a pause in their breathing … Continue reading

The Royal Family of Reggae Morgan Heritage’s Next Generation Lives on with Jemere Morgan Debut Album “Transition”

Jamaica, U.S.A – The royal family of reggae Morgan Heritage’s musical legacy lives on by virtue of their body of work, and proudly through the next generation via Gramps Morgan’s son Jemere Morgan. The budding star musical career blossomed and matured forefront on a worldwide stage, as fans of the … Continue reading

Tropic Electric launches its new Compilation Series “Dancehall Infusion”

Tropic Electric launches its new Compilation Series “Dancehall Infusion” on Nov 10th and enlists one of the hottest DJs in the game, Walshy Fire (from Major Lazer) to showcase the featured songs. Click Link to hear “Dancehall Infusion Vol.1” Preview Mix by Walshy Fire: http://smarturl.it/di_walshymix “Dancehall Infusion Vol.1” features The … Continue reading

Beenie Man to get ICON award

Beenie Man will be recognized for his contribution to the global music industry, by being presented with the first ICON Music Award on Friday. The award will be presented at the third staging of the OCEAN Style ICON Award Dinner during the OCEAN Style FashionShowcase Weekend at the Secrets Resorts … Continue reading

Popcaan gets expensive Range Rover Evoque

Dancehall artiste Popcaan has reportedly been gifted a brand new Range Rover Evoque Convertible by superstar friend Drake. The ‘Unruly Boss’ took to social media on Tuesday through his official fanpage ‘PopcaanUpdate’ to show the new whip with his fans. According to sources close to the ‘Unruly’ camp, the Range … Continue reading

Jahmiel Video ‘Years To Come’ Added to BET

New York, New York (October 27, 2016).   Reggae/Dancehall artist Jahmiel continues to make positive strides in his career. Recently performing on some of the major summer festivals in Europe, Canada and United States, Jahmiel is currently focusing on developing his catalog and releasing his debut album in 2017. In August … Continue reading

VP Records Strictly The Best Series returns November 18

Year after year, VP Records’ Strictly The Best has proven itself as the go-to series in reggae. Whether it’s currently on top of the Jamaican charts, a huge underground seller in the streets or a massive club jam, Strictly The Best’s annual series provides DJs and fans alike with the … Continue reading

A New ‘World Clash’ King Crowned in Queens

New York, New York – October 2016 (Irish and Chin) — Within the corridors of Queens, New York’s second most populous borough, amidst a damp fall night, one of Jamaica’s oldest music art forms came to life. Incredibly, the rich art of sound clash (an intense competition between sounds/DJs specializing … Continue reading

Yardcore Emcee, DeeWunn Announces Release Of Street Album BUNX UP!

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PROMOTIONAL COPY NOW! Hybrid Culture is proud to announce the release of DeeWunn’s Street LP, BUNX UP, featuring his recent viral smash “Mek It Bunx Up” alongside an additional 9 banging tunes produced by Kunley McCarthy of the famed, Ward 21. BUNX UP oozes with modern … Continue reading