So, I've waited this long to post this entry. I apologise, hopefully you still enjoy it. Here's last years edition If you wanna read a breakdown of reggae and dancehall from Jamaica, check Erin McLeod's breakdown here Disclaimer: your favourite song may be missed. That's how it goes sometimes. 2012 was Jamaica's 50th year of independence from Britain, so it's only right I follow up last years post. I wrote a series of posts dedicated to how Jamaica has given back to "Mother Britain" since independence through various styles of Jamaican-infected UK music. You can check that out here . I also interviewed grime god father Wiley on how Jamaican and other Caribbean music influences him and shaped our scenes. Click read more below to, er, read more.