Happy Independence Belize!  
Trinidad’s most talked about movie makes its US debut tomorrow night at UrbanWorld Film Festival AMC Theater. We spoke with Damian Marcano, the director behind God Loves The Fighter. Read the interview here. 
What do Carly Simon, Nile Rodgers, a bad ’80s movie, Mick Jagger, Peter Tosh, Bob Marley, Steely & Clevie, and a bottle of jerk sauce have in common? Today’s #ThrowbackThursday. Read about it here.  
Busy Signal delivers a fresh new video inspired by classic vibes from Eek-A-Mouse, Super Cat + Half Pint
Check it out here. 
Watch Chronixx's new video for “Capture Land,” shot by Jerome D here.
“You could be as good as the best of them, but as bad as the worst/So don’t test me (Get money)/Ya better move over (Get money)” — “Gettin’ Money (The Get Money Remix)” (Junior M.A.F.I.A.)
See what Biggie’s referring to here
“Here’s a tissue, stop your blood claat crying”– “Your Nobody (Til Somebody Kills You)”
See what Biggie’s referring to here
“Cause you know I love it young, fresh and green/With no hair in between/ Know what I mean?”— “Dead Wrong”
See what Biggie’s referring to here 
“Yes, it’s Bad Boy, hard to the core/Lawwwwwddddd! Me cyan tek it no more”— “Dolly My Baby (Hip-Hop Remix)”
See what Biggie’s referring to here 
“Man, I throw him in the Beem, you grab the fucking cream/And if he start to scream/Bam! Bam!/Have a nice dream.” — “Gimme The Loot” 
See what Biggie’s referring to here 
Every Biggie fan knows he was Jamaican, but lesser known is the degree to which patois dialect and dancehall music informed his lyrics. While some instances are dead obvious—stop your bloodclot crying—others require some more explanation.
We figured we’d hit you with a little Biggie 101, so those that don’t know… now you know.
Read the Toppa Top 10: Biggie’s 10 Best Jamaican References here
"Green is positive. It’s kinda like new freedom, embracing who I am, just not caring about what anybody else says, and my bright personality." -Elle
Read Elle’s story here
The Simpsons have blended with reggae culture in a few ways that were not envisioned by the show’s writers. Most notable and memorable are the “Bart Marley” T-shirts (Bart with dreads and a spliff) sold by street vendors and at flea markets in the early ’90s, part of a wave of Bart-inspired bootleg tees.
Read more of The Simpson’s best Caribbean references here.