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Carolyn Cooper

"Yuh no fi stray from you vision": Chronixx on His Music, Mission and Inspiration

Chronixx delivers a stirring Reggae Talk at UWI, Mona

Reggae singer Chronixx one of the rebel poster bwoi for the Reggae revival, renaissance or revolution, depending on who is describing it, took over the lectern at the University of the West Indies, Mona.

Jimmy Cliff on His Musical Roots and Upcoming Songs

Jimmy Cliff Opens Reggae Talks 2015

Iconic reggae singer Jimmy Cliff provided fans with an evening of music and musings to kick off the March Reggae Talks, coordinated by Professor Carolyn Cooper and hosted by the Department of Literatures in English at the University of the West Indies, Mona.

Isaiah Laing Launches Point Blank Range

Isaiah Laing and Dr. Stanley Niaah

Point Blank Range is a title seemingly more befitting the life story of a thug than a lawman.

Global Reggae Launched

Prof Carolyn Cooper (left) and DJ Afifa (right)

A sprinkling of rain drifted down as Ras Michael and the Sons of Negus delivered their invocation for the launch of Global Reggae, edited by Professor Carolyn Cooper.

Carolyn Cooper Delivers 6th Edward Baugh Lecture

Professor Carolyn Cooper

Professor Carolyn Cooper shed her public persona as the much beloved and equally vilified “professor of slackness” and highlighted that the Prof title is no mere accident, but refers to her standing as a respected scholar of literature and culture.

The Stepping Razor and the OM - Peter Tosh Symposium 2012

Peter Tosh

Since it was announced that this year the Order of Merit, the third highest honour of Jamaica, would be posthumously conferred on Reggae Legend Peter Tosh, the court of public opinion has held numerous petty sessions about whether Tosh deserved it or whether he would have accepted it.