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Music is often at its most exhilarating when it’s shoving back against an unjust, uncaring world. Think reggae artists fighting Jamaica’s oppression of Rastafarianism in the ’70s; UK and US…

Sean Paul shares the songs that shaped his life. Just whatever you do, don’t ask this king of Jamaican dancehall about karaoke. The first song I remember hearing Bee Gees…

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Reggae: the ultimate leveller. Every dance music generation eventually embraces it as a long-standing brother-in-drugs, and Major Lazer’s new collaboration with Toronto trap producer Grandtheft – one half of Team…

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Priority Tickets for Drake are available from 9am on Wednesday, October 12. Search ‘O2 Priority’ for tickets. A week on from the release of his fourth album, ‘Views’, Drake finds…

Whether you’re a seasoned crate digger or making your first entry into the world of vinyl, this is the comprehensive low-down on London’s greatest record stores; from the old favourites…

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NYC hip-hop artist Slick Rick is one of the most influential rappers of all time. He’s been shouted out and sampled by everyone from Kanye West and Amy Winehouse to The…