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Genra Is Serving Up Dancehall For the Summer with ‘Be Mine (Gyal)’

Dancehall newcomer, Genra, is heating things up for the summer.

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Rihanna vs. Tory Lanez — The Boombox Battle

Rihanna and Tory Lanez will be going head-to-head this week. Vote for your favorite song here.

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Snapchat’s Bob Marley Filter Causes Backlash, Fans Say It’s ‘Digital Blackface’

Snapchat is under fire after using Bob Marley's face for its latest face filter to celebrate 4/20 aka the ultimate weed smokers' holiday.

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Sade Serena Sings About Relationship Woes in Reggae Tune ‘DUM’

Sade Serena puts a spin on Sister Nancy's classic 1982 dancehall song "Bam Bam" with her reggae-influenced tune, "DUM."

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Dancehall Star J Capri Dies at 23

The dancehall community is currently in mourning over the lost of a rising superstar. J Capri died at a hospital in Jamaica on Friday (Dec. 4) after succumbing to her injuries sustained in a car accident last month. She was 23.

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Happy Birthday, Shaggy!

Some Jamaican artists make it through the island's dancehall circuit before finding success in America. Others don't necessarily need to. The Jamaican-Canadian hitmaker turns 47 years old today (Oct. 22).

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Happy Birthday, Elephant Man!

If you frequent Caribbean parties or even a good hip-hop night around the way, eight out of 10 times you'll hear at least one Elephant Man song blaring through the speakers. The man has hits. Elephant Man, no relation to the movie, turns 40 years old today (Sept. 11).

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Happy Birthday, Beenie Man!

Beenie Man, the self-proclaimed King of the Dancehall, celebrates his 42nd birthday today (Aug. 22).

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Five Best Songs From Shaggy’s ‘Hot Shot’ Album

To commemorate the 15th anniversary of Shaggy's 'Hot Shot,' we picked the five songs from the LP that still moves the crowd and defines the album as a classic.

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Happy Birthday, Rita Marley!

A matriarch of the Marley family is celebrating their birthday. It's Bob Marley's wife Rita who turns 69 years old today (July 25).

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