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30 Aug
Lee "Scratch" Perry, the wildly influential Jamaican singer and producer who pushed the boundaries of reggae and shepherded dub, died Sunday. He was 85 years old. No cause of death was given, but Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness said in a statement the visionary died while in the Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea. "Today Jamaica…
20 Aug
Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax, also known as AFC Ajax, has released their third kit inspired by late reggae legend, Bob Marley. The black kit with red, yellow and green details, is a tribute to the Ajax fans and the love shared by the club and its fans for reggae legend Bob Marley and his iconic…
17 Apr
Two-time Grammy award-winning group and Reggae Royalty Morgan Heritage will drop three songs as Non-Fungible Tokens
7 Oct 2020
American singer-songwriter Johnny Nash, best known for his 1972 hit "I Can See Clearly Now", has died. He was aged 80. The Texas-born pop and reggae star died at his home in Houston on Tuesday, his son Johnny Jr. told the CBS Los Angeles TV station. Nash was one of the first non-Jamaican artists to…
12 Sep 2020
Frederick Nathaniel "Toots" Hibbert, Jamaican singer and songwriter, known as the leader for the reggae and ska band Toots & the Maytals, has passed away. He was 77. Hibbert's 1968 song "Do the Reggay" is widely credited as the genesis of the name for Reggae music. “It is with the heaviest of hearts to announce…
30 Aug 2020
Reggae music emerged from the Caribbean island nation of Jamaica and grew to become not just a global phenomenon but also a culture. Lovers of the genre often give thanks to Jah, as well as Bob Marley, who is one of the pioneers of reggae and who is considered one of the greatest musicians of…
20 Jun 2020
Music and social justice have always been natural partners. Throughout history, music has mingled with social justice, as colourful tones, pulsating rhythms and meaningful lyrics
20 Apr 2019
Literally there is no dispute that women, particularly girls, run the world. In the music arena, when an artiste’s sound inspires the female gender, and his or her songs are on their replay, the success of that artiste is certain...
16 Feb 2019
Plantain Boy crooner, Enitimi Odom, popularly known as Timaya, has released Extended Play, Chulo Vibes, an entertaining mix of rhythms and messages that provide a very enjoyable easy listening experience within nine tracks. The project, which was released on Friday, February 1, with the lead single, Balance is coming five years (2014) after the self-proclaimed…
29 Nov 2018
Reggae music, whose chill, lilting grooves won international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday secured a coveted spot on the United Nations' list of global cultural treasures. UNESCO, the world body's cultural and scientific agency, added the genre that originated in Jamaica to its collection of "intangible cultural heritage" deemed worthy of…
25 Aug 2018
On Friday, June 8, 2018, we spoke on the phone for quite a while. He had planned to travel that evening to Atlanta. We spoke the way boys do...
14 May 2017
The circumstantial argument against his authorship of the song cannot close without mentioning that hardly have any other Bob Marley songs been credited to him.

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