After almost two years of the Style & Swagger show being on the air The Large, Why Delila and I (Kazabon) have decided to take a Style & Swagger hiatus due to our work commitments. From monthly recordings at the Reel Rebels studio always accompanied by one of Roti Stop’s famous rotis and some Red Stripes, to dancehall, bashment and soca filled late nights in the NTS studio – we really have had a blast.
We’ve had some fun times being interviewed by Callaby Mag, Mixmag and Time Out and had some amazing guest selectors and MCs on the show Serocee,Tuggawar, Fresharda, Wrongtom, 1TA from Part 2 Style, HDD’s Hootie Who and Murlo. Although we are taking a break from the show for a while, this is not the end – we are by no means stepping away from music. I will still be running things here at HDD with Hootie Who, The Large will still be running all things Shimmy Shimmy related and Why Delia will be writing for United Reggae. I want to say a big thank you to all of you who have listened to and supported the show. If you missed our final show, check out the podcast above – we played some S&S anthems and some of our favourite dancehall covers (some of these are pretty special especially Beenie Man’s cover of this). If you missed any of our past podcasts or are feeling nostalgic for the show check them out on our mixcloud page.
Tuggawar in studio with Style & Swagger, photo by Seb Wheeler (Tropical Waste)
Here is the latest Style & Swagger show , where we played our favourite tracks from Vybz Kartel’s Kingston story, brought some summer vibes to the studio with a summer selection, and ran classic riddims Deh Time Deh and Pon Me Nozzle. We were joined in studio by Tuggawar who filled us in on performing at Sting, getting to know Sean Paul’s dad, and how he got into the dancehall scene, as well as performing two brand new tracks and treating us to a performance of The Surf!
This show was our last at Reel Rebels radio and we definitely made it a good one! Huge thanks to Reel Rebels for the opportunity to get our show up and running and for helping us to bring you seven enjoyable shows full of great music, wicked guests, fun studio crew and of course roti and red stripe! Style & Swagger are very excited to be moving to NTS, bringing you a Bi monthly show on Monday mornings from 1am -2am (hold tight the insomnia crew, we are coming for you).
Last night Tuggawar came through the #StyleandSwagger show (Monthly dancehall show hosted by HDD residents The Large, Why Delila and Kazabon) and tore up the place. He didn’t have a lot of time but wow he’s got energy for days. You can expect that podcast soon.
One of the songs he performed is from his new song Buss my Gun where Tuggawar goes over the Lil Wayne and Rick Ross beat for John.