ART: @TajFrancis x @OverStand_JA x @Protoje x @IamChronixx Present: Who Knows Dub

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Now here is something appealing to the eyes! Top Jamaican Illustrator Taj Francis recently collaborated with Reggae acts Protoje and Chronixx, and Producer Winta James to craft an Audio-Visual EP titled “TENFOLD:Opus“. The EP is a collection of Audio-Visual pieces that interprets the works of the Musician, Producer and Artist. Titled “Who Knows Dub“, this piece was inspired by the duality of inner peace and anxiety. If you’re not familiar with Taj Francis, he is the person behind the artwork for Protoje’s albums, Green Lion Crew’s “Rough Road”, and many more. It’s always refreshing to see art like this on display and this is something that you watch over and over. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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@PayAttentionJa PROMO: @Sef_Jo Interviews @Rseenal

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“It is time for us to push the creative boundaries and let our masterpieces speak loudly for itself in some classic, timeless, ageless manner.”


Jamaica is home to a musical culture that’s quite diverse in nature as displayed at the #PayAttention concert series. Regular patrons should know that after a short hiatus the show will be back on Saturday, January 31 at C&C South Beach, 2 Brompton Road.
Pay Attention - January 31 (Back)Rseenal is ready to perform a Hip-Hop laced set & he explains why as we caught up with him to ask about his 2015 plans.

Q: You’re a #PayAttention veteran, how exactly does it feel to be hitting the stage after the short break? [July 19th being the last staging of the show]
A: For the opening act after the break, to hit THAT stage means to set the precedence: upholding the highest standard all others must follow hereafter. This is a great task.. rather, a noble task in the local Jamaican Hip-Hop community, that must reassure the rest of the world of Jamaica’s Rap relevance. It is a worthy force to be reckoned with because the First Coast movement is fully active and greater is yet to come!

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@PayAttentionJa PROMO: @Sef_Jo Interviews @FiveSteez

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“Five Steez will never waste energy disputing the efficacy of Hip-Hop saturation, this apparent rap situation in Jamaica. Calmly (yet very firmly) he’ll say #PAYATTENTION” – SIRvival_ Tactics


After a seeming 4 month hiatus, the show is back, with an amazing line-up of artistes ready to take the stage on Saturday, January 31 at C&C South Beach, 2 Brompton Road.

Pay Attention - January 31 (Back)
Today, we take on the lyrical emcee, Five Steez
Q: As the opening acts for the 2015 #PayAttention line-up, how exactly does it feel to be hitting the stage after the short break? [July 19th being the last staging of the show]
A: I’m excited to hit the stage. I got to start the year in 2014 and that was an excellent show. So I’m only looking forward to an even better time for myself and the audience.
[Thing is, I know I have to deliver since #PayAttention has been on a short break, and also because many people may be seeing me perform my latest music for the first time.]

Mixtape Movements: @IAmVindon – Seeing Colours EP

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After a few delays, Blu Rok Rapper Vindon finally released his new EP. Titled “Seeing Colours” and released on his birthday, Vinny presents a 8 track project filled with colourful lyrics and vibrant production for his musical canvas. Featuring verses from Hard Dayz, Eon Smith, Cill Awesumore and beats by SOS Dynamikz, Pitika Di Prodigy and himself (ViN!GMA), he’s bringing more than just the primary colours to the palette. Check out the EP below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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ALBUM: @FiveSteez – These Kingston Times

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Fresh out of the “First Coast” is Rapper Five Steez with his latest project, “These Kingston Times EP“. Featuring 8 tracks, Steez aims to further solidify his place as one of the best to do it and represent where he’s from. With a project that’s packed with great production from DJ Crooks, Bravo, OneMan Beats, and features from France Nooks, Kash Kapri, and others, it’s time to pay attention to Steez’s thought provoking lyrics as they capture his experiences and observations. Catch the EP and Press Release below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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