I love when I find a book that investigates a particular scene or sub-culture.  Beth Lesser’s Dancehall captures the Jamaican Dancehall culture of the 1980s with the same level of sincerity and curiosity that Brassai exhibited while capturing Paris nightlife in the 1930s.

I love when I find a book that investigates a particular scene or sub-culture. Beth Lesser’s Dancehall captures the Jamaican Dancehall culture of the 1980s with the same level of sincerity and curiosity that Brassai exhibited while capturing Paris nightlife in the 1930s.

Dub Me Always Ft. Dennis Bovell, Venue details: Upstairs at the Ritzy, Ritzy Cinema, Brixton, London, SW2 1JG, United Kingdom, On July 09, 2014 at 8:00 pm to 12:00 am, A night of rare roots reggae with special guest selector Dennis Bovell,  spinning an exclusive dub plate selection, alongside the night s regular host, DJ David Katz, Price: Free, Artists: Dennis Bovell, David Katz, Category: Live Music

Dub Me Always Ft. Dennis Bovell, Venue details: Upstairs at the Ritzy, Ritzy Cinema, Brixton, London, SW2 1JG, United Kingdom, On July 09, 2014 at 8:00 pm to 12:00 am, A night of rare roots reggae with special guest selector Dennis Bovell, spinning an exclusive dub plate selection, alongside the night s regular host, DJ David Katz, Price: Free, Artists: Dennis Bovell, David Katz, Category: Live Music

Hip Hop

Hip Hop

Dancehall superstar, Shabba Ranks returning to Jamaica in 2012 since 2001 where he visited Olympic Gardens in Kingston mobbed by residents awed by his presence.

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

Dancehall superstar, Shabba Ranks returning to Jamaica in 2012 since 2001 where he visited Olympic Gardens in Kingston mobbed by residents awed by his presence.

Musical Youth by Anton Corbijn, 1983

Musical Youth by Anton Corbijn, 1983

Reggae Scrapbook: Joe Higgs pg 22 1982 Photo - Bob Marley and Beyond: Reggae in the Seventies and Early Eighties | Rolling Stone

Bob Marley and Beyond: Reggae in the Seventies and Early Eighties

Reggae Scrapbook: Joe Higgs pg 22 1982 Photo - Bob Marley and Beyond: Reggae in the Seventies and Early Eighties | Rolling Stone

SOO CATWOMAN - 1977 London-UK

SOO CATWOMAN - 1977 London-UK

Shabba Ranks, Richie Stephens, Shaggy

Shabba Ranks, Richie Stephens, Shaggy

furtherfromage:  Scratch with the Upsetters, 1978

furtherfromage: Scratch with the Upsetters, 1978

Truck full of boxes!    (King Jammy's Sound System, Kingston Jamaica Circa 1985)    Photo by Beth Lesser - http://www.bethlesser.com/

Truck full of boxes! (King Jammy's Sound System, Kingston Jamaica Circa 1985) Photo by Beth Lesser - http://www.bethlesser.com/

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