NO SLOWING DOWN FOR SKIP MARLEY
Marley was born in Kingston Jamaica, to Cedella Marley and David Minto, and raised in Miami, Florida. Growing up, he taught himself to play the piano, drums, guitar, and bass. In 2015, he released his first single, “Cry to Me”, and a second single called
Yaksta Sets The Mood with Fete Life
Yaksta who recently teamed up with United Kingdom-based Maximum Sound Production for the summer released a new song on August 20, Fete Life which is available on all digital platforms. The song is part of the rhythm-juggling label Afrojam 21. “My
FREDDIE MCGREGOR DAY
Jamaican reggae artist Freddie McGregor was born on June 27, 1956, in Clarendon, Jamaica. He is one of reggae’s most durable and soulful singers, with a steady career that started all the way back in the 1960s when he was just
JULIAN MARLEY, SO HIGH on love
Growing up Julian Marley was surrounded by a musical atmosphere, which helped him quickly to adopt the musical lifestyle. Earlier last week he completed the visual for his hit song “SO HIGH”. The song is featured on various artists’ compilation Reggae Vaccine, which was
INTERNATIONAL REGGAE DAY 2021
Today July 1st 2021, we celebrate International Reggae Day ( IRD). IRD is a 24-hour global media festival anchored in Jamaica, celebrating the best of Jamaica’s music and creativity and its influence around the world. This year’s theme for IRD is 1Love. One Love was first articulated
REGGAE’S BIGGEST FESTIVALS HOPING FOR A PHYSICAL CONCERT FOR THE END OF 2021.
With Prime Minister Andrew Holness giving the green light to the reopening of the entertainment sector, Jamaica’s biggest festivals Reggae Sumfest, and Reggae Sunsplash are hoping to have face-to-face shows by year-end. Reggae Sunsplash organizers have set its show date for November
THREE ARTISTES TOP IRAWMA WALKING AWAY WITH THREE AWARDS EACH.
With virtual staging of IRAWMA on Sunday May 16, three artiste walked away with three awards each. Koffee topped the females and walked away with Best Female Vocalist, Peter Tosh Award and Gregory Isaacs Award for best song of the
IRAWMA SET FOR MAY 16.
The (IRAWMA) International Reggae and World Music Awards is set for Sunday,May 16. The event in its virtual setting will be hosted by Grammy- Award winning Gramps Morgan and dancehall artiste D’Angel. The IRAWMA is in its 36th year, a
04/20 International Peter Tosh Day.
The day internationally recognized in celebration of marijuana has been renamed in honor of Peter Tosh. To commemorate his works towards the legalization of the marijuana industry as well as his advocacy towards its use worldwide. The 04/20 is now
TRINITY DIES AT 67
In the era of toast one cannot say they have not heard the name Trinity. A popular member of toasting during the 1970’s, when no song was complete without a toast being incorporated. Born in Payne Land Kingston as Wade
TOMMY COWAN CELEBRATES HIS 75TH BIRTHDAY
Tommy Cowan has had a long run in the music business since his Festival Song Competition Win in 1967 as part of the group “The Jamaicans”. Shortly after Cowan’s stint with the group had ended he went on to become
THE HARDER THEY COME GETS ADDED TO THE RECORDING REGISTRY.
The soundtrack for the critically acclaimed film, The Harder They Come, is to be added to the Library of Congress National Recording Registry. This will be the second time a reggae album is added to the distinguished Recording registry. The
JUNIOR REID AND GRW COLLABS ON UPSIDE DOWN.
With the onset of a coronavirus, the music industry taking a hard hit and world economies in turmoil; reggae music has still managed to affect people positively. Reggae artiste Junior Reid and GRW, a Nashville- based artiste, have collaborated on
CHRONIXX RELEASES NEW SINGLE.
Chronixx has released his first single since the start of the year and he has not disappointed. The single follows the usually upbeat spin on reggae as well as continuing to drive home the positive messages the artiste brings to
RESTING PLACE FOR BUNNY WAILER IS THE “DREAMLAND”.
The final resting place for Bunny Wailer is set to be the 142 acres Dreamland on the border of St. Thomas and Portland. his body will be laid to rest at a secret location on the property. The property was
IN MEMORY OF THE ICON BUNNY WAILER.
BUNNY WAILER HAS DIED.
Founding member of The Wailers, which included Peter Tosh and Bob Marley, Neville “Bunny Wailer” Livingston has died. Livingston died at the Medical Associates Hospital this morning after suffering a second stroke in 2020. Born in Trench Town Livingston is
BURNING SPEAR CELEBRATES HIS 76TH BIRTHDAY TODAY.
Rastafarian musician, singer and songwriter Burning Spear celebrates his birthday today. The 76 year old Winston Rodney (Burning Spear) began recording in 1969, his songs centered around repatriation and racial inequalities and oppression of blacks. For some decades during his