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Busy Signal's New Single Will Get You 'High Like a Plane'

Hear the first single from the newly launched LargeUp Records.

Busy Signal's new song has us on a different kind of high.

"High Like a Plane" sees the artist singing about the bliss of a blunt, but it's the clean beat and bashment vibes that have us convinced.

Born and raised in Jamaica, Busy Signal is known for his dancehall-reggae sound which fuses electronic music with a distinctly Caribbean feel. His past work has included collaborations with Major Lazer and Tiwa Savage.


For "High Like a Plane," he worked with production squad Brukkout and notable hip hop engineer David Kennedy (Mos Def, The Notorious B.I.G., A Tribe Called Quest). The track was released by the newly formed LargeUp Records.

LargeUp Records launched last week, appropriately on 4/20, with the aim of bringing island music, arts and culture to the Caribbean and beyond. It comes from the same people that brought you LargeUp.com. "High Like a Plane" is the label's first release, and gives an exciting preview of a regional sound often underrepresented in the global music arena.

You can listen to Busy Signal's ganja-inspired track below. The single is available everywhere now from LargeUp Records.

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South African Filmmaker Carmen Sangion Unpacks Her Short Film 'Uncertainty'

Uncertainty, a film about a couple's emotional battles during lockdown, forms part of the global nine-chapter anthology project titled One(Nine).

During the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, nine filmmakers isolating in various parts of the world came together for a collective experiment. The global team of female filmmakers worked on short films which formed part of the anthology One(Nine), a nine-chapter project of perspectives and experiences — real, unreal, fiction, non-fiction and everything in between.

The team included Canada's Ingrid Veninger, Mina Shum, Isa Benn and Slater Jewell-Kemker, as well as Dorothee Wenner (Germany), Shengze Zhu (China/USA), Carmen Sangion (South Africa) and Lydia Zimmermann (Spain). One(Nine) premiered digitally at Canada's Female Eye Film Festival that ran from March 12to 29.

For this piece, South Africa's Carmen Sangion dissects Uncertainty, a film which interrogates Black men's vulnerability and mental health struggles through the lens of one couple's relationship battles during lockdown.

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