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Wednesday, December 28th

The Guardian: The best reggae, dancehall and soca of 2014

Erin MacLeod picks "Everything Nice" as one of her top five picks of 2014.

 

Thursday, December 25th

Dazed and Confused: Top 100 Tracks of 2014

Dazed picks "Everything Nice" as one of their top 100 tracks of 2014.

 

Thursday, December 18th

Complex: Best Albums of 2014

"Where We Come From" comes in at number 11 on their 50 Best Albums list.

 

Tuesday, December 16th

LargeUp: The Best Caribbean Albums of 2014

"Where We Come From" comes in at number 2. Check the full list.

 

Thursday, December 11th

Fact: The 50 Best Tracks of 2014

Fact picks "Everything Nice" as their number 3 favorite track of 2014.

 

Thursday, December 11th

Cool People's Picks: 22 Artists, Tastemakers, And Internet Icons' Favorite Music Of 2014

Naomi Shimada picks "Everything Nice" for Fader's Favorite Music Of 2014.

 

Tuesday, December 9th

Fader: 116 Best Tracks of 2014

"Everything Nice" comes in at number 7 and "Waiting So Long" comes in at 90 .

 

Tuesday, December 9th

Fact: The 50 Best Albums of 2014

Fact picks "Where We Come From" as their number 7 favorite album of 2014.

 

Monday, December 8th

NPR Music: The 50 Best Albums of 2014

"Where We Come From" makes their 50 best albums of 2014 list.

 

Monday, December 8th

Complex: The 50 Best Songs of 2014

"Waiting So Long" comes in at number 9 on their best songs of 2014 list.

 

Wednesday, December 3rd

Complex: The 30 Best Album Covers of 2014

"Where We Come From" comes in at number 22 their list.

 

Tuesday, November 18th

Popcaan's "Love Yuh Bad" video premiere

Watch on Youtube. Coverage from Buzzfeed, Exclaim and Illroots.

 

Tuesday, November 18th

The 100 Best Albums of the Decade Right Now

Fact picks "Where We Come From" on their top of the decade list

 

Tuesday, October 28th

The 20 Best New Albums Streaming on Spotify Right Now

Pigeons & Planes names "Where We Come From" as a top 20 pick .

 

Wednesday, August 28th

Bobby Shmurda "Hot N*gga (Reggae Mix)

Popcaan jumps on one of the hottest tracks of the summer.

 

Wednesday, August 20th

Three Ages of Reggae: Popcaan

Hattie Collins interviews Popcaan about his album and what the future holds.

 

Friday, August 8th

MTV Iggy Interview

Popcaan talks to Saxon Baird about Where We Come From.

 

Friday, August 8th

Vogue Magazine: Popcaan's Track Of The Summer

Popcaan chooses his summer favorite.

 

Friday, July 25th

Fact Mag Interview The Album's Producers

Read Dre Skull, Dubbel Dutch, Adde Instrumentals and Anju Blaxx's insights on making the album.

 

Friday, July 4th

WWCF is featured in the New York Times Music Section

Read Jon Pareles review.

 

Monday, June 30th

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Songs of 2014 (So Far)

"Everything is Nice" makes the NPR list.

 

Sunday, June 29th

Jamaican Observer: A New Day for Popcaan

The Jamaican Observer tracks Popcaan's success.

 

Friday, June 27th

Guardian Interview

Hattie Collins flies to Kingston to interview Popcaan.

 

Wednesday, June 25th

Dazed Digital's Best Tracks of 2014 (So Far)

"Everything is Nice" comes in at #5 on Dazed Digital's list.

 

Wednesday, June 25th

Washington Post: This Month's Best Music

Where We Come From is #2 on the Washington Post's list.

 

Monday, June 23rd

Complex's Best Albums of 2014 (So Far)

Where We Come From makes the #4 position on Complex's list.

 

Monday, June 23rd

Exclaim! Interview

Ryan B. Patrick speaks with Popcaan.

 

Wednesday, June 13th

Billboard

Dancehall's New King Popcaan Takes His Shot. Read the article (subscription required).

 

Wednesday, June 13th

Rinse Track of the Week

"Everything Nice" is Rinse FM's track of the week and has been added to their A Playlist.

 

Wednesday, June 11th

Reggaeville Review

Read Pletzinger's review here.

 

Wednesday, June 11th

United Reggae Review

"There is no violence here--just a pleasing flow of sex and social commentary." Read the full review.

 

Wednesday, June 11th

V Magazine Interview

Read the in-depth interview by Dana Droppo.

 

Tuesday, June 10th

Wondering Sound Review

"It’s street-minded but lacks menace, conscious but not moralistic and libidinous in all the right ways." Read the full review.

 

Tuesday, June 10th

Mass Appeal: Chilling in Jamaica with Popcaan

Check Reid van Renesse's photos of Popcaan in Jamaica.

 

Tuesday, June 10th

Dancehall World Review

DJ Stamma calls Where We Come From, "a winning combination in a global pop culture remade by the likes of Akon, Drake, and other hip-hop/R&B stars who bring a sing-song lilt to their performances." Read the full review .

 

Tuesday, June 10th

i-D Interview

Stuart Brumfitt talks with Popcaan.

 

Tuesday, June 10th

Pitchfork Review

"One of the best pop albums of the year" 8/10. Read Miles Raymer's full review.

 

Tuesday, June 10th

David Dacks from Exclaim Mag rates WWCF an 8/10.

Read the full review.

 

Tuesday, June 10th

"Where We Come From" is Officially Out Now!

Buy it now on iTunes.

 

Monday, June 9th

Jamaicansmusic.com: A Paradigm Shift for Dancehall

Read Jordan Delahaye's review for Jamaicansmusic.com.

 

Monday, June 9th

Revolt TV: Popcaan Talks New Album, Love for Pusha T & Drake

Read what Popcaan has to say about his album.

 

Friday, June 6th

Stream "Where We Come From" on NPR Music

Stream Popcaan's "Where We Come From" in full now via NPR.

 

Tuesday, June 3rd

Popcaan On The Cover of The Fader

Popcaan on the cover of The Fader summer music issue. Read the feature story by Jesse Serwer .

 

Wednesday, May 28th

In-depth Popcaan Interview on Complex

Read Reshma B's long-form interview with the Unruly Boss on Complex.

 

Friday, May 23rd

Where We Come From Album Pre-Order

Popcaan's debut album Where We Come From is available for pre-order on iTunes.

 

Tuesday, May 6th

Popcaan "Love Yuh Bad" Premieres

Watch the official lyric video. Coverage from Fader, Complex, Miss Info, Fact Mag, LargeUp and Vibe.

 

Wednesday, April 23st

Brand new Popcaan x Mixpak "Unruly" Snapbacks

Check photos and buy now.

 

Monday, April 21st

Can This Year's Best Dancehall Song Become a Summer Anthem in the U.S.?

Read Buzzfeed's in-depth exploration of "Everything Nice."

 

Tuesday, April 8th

Popcaan "Everything Nice" Mavado Remix

Stream on SoundCloud, free download from Mixpak. Coverage from Complex, Pitchfork, Fader and Spin.

 

Friday, March 7th

Popcaan's "Everything Nice" video premiere

Watch on Youtube. Coverage from Complex, Pitchfork, Fader and Spin.