Largeup Becomes Apple Music Curator For Caribbean Music

The island culture site is creating playlists for Apple music streaming service

NEW YORKLargeUp, the global platform for Caribbean music and culture, is the latest curator to join Apple Music, Apple’s streaming music service, and the first to exclusively showcase Caribbean music.

Just in time for Barbados’ Crop Over festival, LargeUp is putting a spotlight on The Music of Barbados with a playlist highlighting the sounds that fuel Rihanna’s favorite party.

Largeup on Apple Music

Other playlists include a roundup of 2016 Summer Dancehall Anthems and a primer on Johnny Osbourne, the resilient reggae pioneer and Major Lazer collaborator. Find more playlists on LargeUp’s Apple Music curator channel here.

To coincide with the launch, LargeUp has produced “The Music of Barbados,”  a webisode series taking you inside Barbados’ Carnival culture.

Check out the first three videos, featuring Bajan soca icons Alison Hinds, Lil Rick and Peter Ram

Alison Hinds on Largeup


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Lil Rick on Largeup


Peter Ram on Largeup

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The SFLCN.com Team provides news and information for the Caribbean-American community in South Florida and beyond.

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