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Kingston Be Wise: Three Reggae Artists Share Their View of the City

Protoje, Sevana and Sheldon Shepherd share their views on Kingston

Depending on your view, Jamaica’s capital city, Kingston is either a place to avoid or to be celebrated. Three of Kingston’s reggae artists were asked to speak on the topic, ‘What Does Kingson Mean to Me’, at the recently concluded Imagine Kingston conference. The panel chaired by Dr.

Edna Manley College Presents Sabor Hispano - A Fusion of Rhythms from Hispanic America

Marjorie Whylie as she receives her PSCCA Award from Peter Ashbourne in 2013

With our closest neighbours, Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico currently trying rebuild after the catastrophic hurricane season in the region, it is probably more than just perfect timing that for its first faculty concert of the academic year, The S

Adidas Taps Rastaman Vibrations Through Chronixx

Chronixx is the face of Adidas Spezial 2017 line

Fashion and music have long been close friends - with benefits. This spring, sportswear giant Adidas turned to reggae to find the new face and voice of its Spezial 2017 line in the form of reggae revival poster boy, Chronixx.

Roots, Rock, Auction: Online Silent Auction to Benefit Alpha Institute

Alpha offers up reggae experiences in Jamaica, New York and London

As a part of its 2017 Reggae Month activities the Alpha Institute (formerly the Alpha Boys School) is staging an online silent auction that proffers up prizes that provide one of a kind items and “reggae experiences” that stretch from Jamaica to the UK.

Jamming with Jazmyn at National Gallery of Jamaica

Jazmyn delivered an energetic and diverse set at Last Sundays in November

As the National Gallery of Jamaica’s Last Sunday’s programme slowly and steadily ingrains itself into Jamaica’s artistic calendar, with each installment it is becoming the place and space to discover (possibly in that Christopher Columbus sense of the word) new

Tanya Stephens Talks Sex, Reggae and How Hatred Shaped Her

Tanya Stephens calls for banning of the word 'female' as a label before artists

An eloquent and talented lyricist, Tanya Stephens delivered an engaging and provoking talk as the penultimate speaker in the 2016 Reggae Talks series staged by the Department of Literatures in English at the UWI, Mona.

Shaggy & Friends 2016 Teams Up with iHeartMedia and Fiat

(l-r) Owen Grover of iHeart Radio, Susan Thompson of Fiat and Shaggy

The lawns of Jamaica House are once again getting ready to erupt with the sound of music and the feeling of philanthropy with the return of the massive benefit concert Shaggy & Friends, under the theme I Dare. The concert is slated for Saturday, January 2, 2016.

Jamaican Media Houses Face the Music for Copyright Infringement

JACAP Sues Local Media Houses for Copyright Infringement

The Jamaica Association of Authors and Composers (JACAP) has announced that it has sued five (5) media houses for breaches of copyright law and has sent “cease and desist” letters to an additional seven (7) radio stations.

Lights Off, Music On: Acoustic Concert for Earth Hour 2014 in Kingston

Lights of Kingston from the Blue Mountains

On Saturday night of March 29, for one hour the earth will go dark. Rather than the tagline for a would-be post apocalyptic blockbuster, it is the hope of the organizers of Earth Hour, a global awareness campaign to ensure that the earth is saved from just such an apocalyptic future.

Reggae Bloodlines in Pictures at Pulse

Reggae Bloodlines Exhibition at Pulse

The name of the image is ‘Backstage Recreation’. It is a striking yet etherial picture of  two musical legends Peter Tosh and Mick Jagger as well as a third man who cannot be clearly seen.

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