Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, April 10th, 2017
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, December 4th, 2016
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 Batson-Savage | Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
“I'm an artist. I'm a DJ,” says Afifa Aza, creative director of Sounds of Life - So((u))l, which she operates with Georgia Love. Afifa’s affair with music has lasted a lifetime but approximately four years ago, to took it to another level.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, September 22nd, 2012