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Vibe With Dancehall's Finest Sister Nancy + Friends at Brooklyn Bowl

Dancehall pioneer Sister Nancy makes her NYC headlining debut at Brooklyn Bowl on Thursday, May 25.

BROOKLYNSister Nancy makes her way to Brooklyn Bowl on Thursday, May 25, brought to you by our friends LargeUp and Blackwell Rum.


The dancehall pioneer will be backed by a full live band in what will be her first headlining show in New York City. Sister Nancy will be joined by the Rice and Peas DJs (DJ Gravy, Max Glazer/Federation Sound, Micro Don and Orijahnal Vibez) and selectress Queen Majesty.

For tickets, check out this link. In the meantime, check out the videos below featuring Sister Nancy's live performance at Boiler Room New York's The Nice Up and LargeUp TV's webisode from SoHo House.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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