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@DelhiSultanate Uses Reggae For Political Activism In India


While your favourite Artist may be using Reggae/Dancehall creatively (or stupidly) in Jamaica, the influence of the Music Culture continues to affect many others worldwide. One person in particular is Taru Dalmia a.k.a. “Delhi Sultanate” of New Delhi, India, as he uses not only Reggae, but the Sound System Culture to channel his Political Activism. While India is under the rule of the Hindu Nationalist Government lead by Narendra Modi (Bharatiya Janata Party), Taru alleges that free speech is being threatened under his rule, and using his talents will assist the many protests that are being held in many Universities across the nation. Armed with classic singles, and Dub Plates from the likes of Toots Hibbert, Barrington Levy, and Anthony B, he hopes that his assistance in the fight will not be in vain.

Taru is also a member of The Ska Vengers, a live Band that blends Dub, Pop, Ska, Jazz, Rap, and Punk to deliver a new sound. Below is a clip from the Al Jazeera Network where we look into Taru’s journey, and the challenges he has faced so far. We also feature some of the singles that could spark protests, and some that speak against the Jamaican Government.

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@WeChiefMusic Sizzles With “Cumbiotica Riddim”!


Summer ’16 is gonna be chock full of Party Music as Brooklyn based We Chief adds to the mix with “Cumbiotica Riddim“! Produced by GostEffects, this is a fusion of Reggae, Dancehall, Electronica, and Cumbia, a Dance oriented music genre that’s popularized in Latin America. The Riddim offers “Party Right Here” by Jahdan Blakkamoore, and “One Man” by Anthony B as the two featured singles. From the backyard cookouts to the arenas this summer, expect the “Cumbiotica Riddim” to make its rounds! Dope Artwork by Killer Acid! Bounce along by checking out the Riddim below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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