Nick Gazin remember summer

Nick Gazin remember summer

A decade ago, Jamaican dancehall fashion was all about Sizzla dressed head to toe in khaki, Selassie flags, and head wraps and being black and not being into gays. At some point over the past decade, devotees of this resolutely homophobic Jamaican genre have started wearing tight clothes and diamanté blazers, getting their nipples pierced, and lightening their skin from black to a sort of off-black.Read the rest at Vice Magazine: BOOM BYE-BYE TO KHAKI: YOU LOOK FABULOUS! - Jamaican Dancehall Stars Are Whitening Their Skin and Piercing Their Belly Buttons - Vice Magazine 

A decade ago, Jamaican dancehall fashion was all about Sizzla dressed head to toe in khaki, Selassie flags, and head wraps and being black and not being into gays. At some point over the past decade, devotees of this resolutely homophobic Jamaican genre have started wearing tight clothes and diamanté blazers, getting their nipples pierced, and lightening their skin from black to a sort of off-black.


Read the rest at Vice Magazine: BOOM BYE-BYE TO KHAKI: YOU LOOK FABULOUS! - Jamaican Dancehall Stars Are Whitening Their Skin and Piercing Their Belly Buttons - Vice Magazine