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New Music: Popcaan – “Christmas Gift”

Jamaican dancehall artist Popcaan has gifted us a hook-filled, seasonally appropriate new song called "Christmas Gift." Turn off that G-rated holiday music you're listening to and give it…
Anna Gaca / November 27, 2016

Drake’s Film Please Forgive Me Drops Tonight

Last month, Drake announced a short film titled Please Forgive Me to be released September 30. According to a new Instagram post captioned "Tonight," we'll be seeing it…
Anna Gaca / September 25, 2016

Popcaan Has Reportedly Been Arrested in Antigua

Jamaican artist and "Good Times" guest vocalist Popcaan spent time in police custody in Antigua last night after an onstage scuffle cut his performance short, according to…
Brian Josephs / May 3, 2016

Aluna Francis Takes the Lead in AlunaGeorge’s ‘I’m In Control’ Video

AlunaGeorge's new single "I'm In Control" is a buzzy, tropical dance jam that features the talents of the Jamaican-born rapper Popcaan. It's the British duo's…
Brennan Carley / February 10, 2016

AlunaGeorge Just Dropped Their New Single, ‘I’m In Control’

British pop duo AlunaGeorge have just shared their new single, "I'm In Control," a gauzy trop-house skipper that features Popcaan. Premiered on Annie Mac's show…
Brennan Carley / January 20, 2016

Popcaan Conquers Spirits in ‘Dem Wah Fi Know’ Video

Since releasing his stunning, sun-warmed collection of dancehall tracks Where We Come From, Popcaan has made unprecedented inroads outside of his traditionally ecstatic, yet cloistered…
Colin Joyce / November 12, 2015

Young Thug and Popcaan Celebrate Easy Living in Jamie xx’s ‘Good Times’ Video

Jamie xx has released the official video for "Good Times" off of his glorious debut LP from earlier this year, In Colour. In the clip, both…
Harley Brown / September 28, 2015

Krept and Konan Enlist Jeremih, Popcaan, and Beenie Man for Jittery ‘Freak of the Week’ Remix

Krept and Konan, a South London rap duo set to release their first album this summer, just dropped a feature-filled banger. The pair's remix of…
James Grebey / June 25, 2015

Popcaan Stays High on Cheery ‘Never Sober’ Single

Dancehall's cheerful leading light Popcaan is back. After releasing one of 2014's most joyous albums Where We Come From (and making an appearance on a…
Colin Joyce / June 16, 2015

Jamie xx and Young Thug Team Up on ‘I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)’

Update May 20, 2015: Jamie xx has shared the final, official version of "I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times)." Listen to it at the…
Rachel Brodsky / May 11, 2015

Gaze Upon Jamie xx’s Haunting, Spherical ‘Gosh’ Video

On June 2, Jamie xx will release his long-simmering In Colour, a profoundly comprehensive look at the xx musician's history, influences, and future that features appearances…
Brennan Carley / April 27, 2015

29 Reasons This Summer Didn’t Suck As Badly As You Thought

The sun is setting on the Summer of Ass, so the editors at SPIN have collected some of our favorite songs, videos, albums, and musical…
SPIN Staff / August 28, 2014

5 Best New Artists for June ’14

From a Los Angeles futurist to a Jamaican dancehall protege to the excellent, caustic howls of a female-fronted metal outfit, these are five artists to…
SPIN Staff / June 2, 2014

Watch Popcaan’s Bittersweet ‘Everything Nice’ Video

Popcaan was among the many exciting dancehall voices that leant depth, character, and emotion to Kanye West's landmark Yeezus album. That was via his feature…
Chris Martins / March 7, 2014

Dre Skull Recruits Purity Ring’s Megan James for Breezy Banger ‘First Time’

Just in time for warm weather, sought-after producer Dre Skull teams with Purity Ring's Megan James and Jamaican all-star Popcaan on the summery dancehall track, "First…
Daniel Kreps / April 12, 2013