7 Aug
Trojan Records ode to the people who invented DJing & Dub

Happy belated Jamaican independence day everyone! Yesterday, August 6th, was the official day. I hope you all drank cases of Red Stripe, watch incessant re-runs of Usain Bolt highlights on ESPN and smoked a crate full of spliffs. Seriously shame on you if you’re not. For anyone who has never waded in the soulful waters […]


8 Jun
Seminal dub & reggae label celebrates legacy of British shoe

Trojan Records and Clarks mark the 40th anniversary of the Desert Trek by imprinting the classic British hides with the Trojan Records logo — celebrating the indelible link between England and Jamaica. Founded by Lee Gopthal in 1968 to channel the music of Duke Reid to hungry English youth, Trojan Records fed ska, reggae, dub, and […]


26 May
Diplo, Switch and Elly Jackson bring the dancehall heat

Let’s face it, Diplo made his name on the mixtape — first with his Hollertronixxx mixes with Low Budget back in the day, and then his gamechanging Piracy Funds Terrorism mixtape that put M.I.A. on the map back when she couldn’t even read a map. Then there was his superlative mix with Santogold, Top Ranking, […]