Posts Tagged ‘capleton’

ToDo ToDay: Capleton, Wine Showcases, and Private Lives

Jamaican dancehall artist Capleton has become tied to controversy. Though he’s been criticized for his homophobic lyrics (he claims they’re not meant to be taken literally), the raw energy of anthems like “Who Dem” or the swanky groove of “Jah Jah City,” two classics from his More Fire album, continues to draw in fans. The incredibly expressive [...]

The Other Sunday Festival

The Virgin Mobile Fest is not today’s only big event. The Reggae Summerfest is taking place in downtown DC today.  The lineup includes speedy dancehall reggae toasters Beenie Man and Capleton plus more rootsy, slower-tempoed performers such as Marcia Griffiths, Cocoa Tea, the Itals and I-Wayne.
 One of the most interesting acts on the bill is not [...]