Saturday, 26 January 2013

Jamaican music from UK P.O.V. - 2012 edition

So, I've waited this long to post this entry. I apologise, hopefully you still enjoy it. Here's last years edition

If you wanna read a breakdown of reggae and dancehall from Jamaica, check Erin McLeod's breakdown here

Disclaimer: your favourite song may be missed. That's how it goes sometimes.

2012 was Jamaica's 50th year of independence from Britain, so it's only right I follow up last years post. I wrote a series of posts dedicated to how Jamaica has given back to "Mother Britain" since independence through various styles of Jamaican-infected UK music. You can check that out here. I also interviewed grime god father Wiley on how Jamaican and other Caribbean music influences him and shaped our scenes.

Click read more below to, er, read more.