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Olive Lewin Gets Posthumous OM: Culture Dominates Jamaica's Highest Honours

Dr. Olive Lewin to receive Order of Merit, Jamaica's 4th highest honour

When musicologist and folk researcher Dr. Olive Lewin receives her much deserved, albeit posthumous, Order of Merit on Heroes Day 2013, she will become Jamaica’s 11th cultural icon to do so.

Blues, Poetry and Reggae Combine Seh Sup'm

Wayne McGregor & M'Bala close August rendition of Seh Sup'm live music & poetry

The August rendition of Seh Sup’m, the Kingston based live music and poetry event, started off with a small audience and big intentions as the live music and poetry event did battle with the mega parties and the need for sun, sea and such that littered Jamaica’s entertainment landscape during th

Reggae Revival Readies to Rev Up at Rototom Sunsplash

Protoje performing at Arts in the Park

The Reggae Revival, will be touching down at the 20th staging of Rototom Sunsplash, one of the world’s largest Reggae festivals.

'It's Just Commodified Sound' - Seretse Small on What Dancehall is Losing and Making Meaning With Music

Seretse Small talks 'Life and Music' at the Soul HQ in Stony Hill,

The cool night breeze settling over Stony Hill, Jamaica, carried with it word and music as guitarist, music entrepreneur and band manager Seretse Small riffed vocally and musically on life music and their intersections.

Michael Shawn Harris Makes a Joyful Noise at the Synagogue

Michael Sean Harris and Friends at the Shaare Shalom Synagogue

Michael Sean Harris and a cadre of young musicians tested the acoustic capacity of the Shaare Shalom Synagogue in Downtown Kingston. Sean Harris rich tones and synagogue’s resounding acoustics were a match made in heaven.

Reggae Rubs Dub at Seh Sup'm

Oku Onuora

Seh Sup’m the Kingston on the Edge edition was a well-balanced offering of music and poetry, providing a decent evening’s fare filled with solid performances. It was a night of reggae and reggae infused poetry epitomized by the night’s final performers Oku Onuora and Kabaka Pyramid.

Courtney John Sounds Off on Rootstronic and Musical Evolution

Courtney John

"I make music for people who love music," says Courtney John speaking to the small gathering at the SO((u))L HQ in Stony Hill. The musician had been invited to the SO((u))L to talk about his recently released Courtney John Project.

Alpha Boys Launches New Logo & Shirts

Alpha Logo designed by Michael Thompson

The Alpha Boys School recently unveiled its new logo, designed by Michael Thompson. The striking image of a young male stridently playing the trombone emerged from the inaugural International Reggae Poster Competition, the brain child of Thompson and Maria Papaefstathiou.

Nomaddz Gets Dubwise at UWI

Nomaddz at the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre, UWI

In the third in a series of Reggae Talks staged by the Department of Literatures in English, UWI, Mona, Nomaddz took over the lectern at the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre.

Riding the Wave of the Reggae Revolution - Protoje

Protoje performing at Arts in the Park

With the release of his sophomore album The Eight Year Affair, Protoje has firmly cemented his space on the Reggae landscape.

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