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The Man Behind the Music: Mikey Bennett Speaks

Mikey Bennett speaks to Shawna-Kae Burns and Fabian Thomas

The music producer is often heard but rarely seen. Prolific producer Mikey Bennett had the rare moment in the onstage spotlight as a part of the February installment of Soul Sessions.

Can Jamaican Music Strike the Right Note for the Economy? Symposium Urges Investment in the Sector

Nomaddz performs at Arts in the Park 2013

A clear call for investment into the creative sector was issued at the launch of the Jamaica Music Museum’s first symposium on music and the creative sector.

Rastafari, Rebellion and the Love of Kush - Jah9 Speaks

Jah9

Her debut album New Name suggests more than a change of nomenclature, it speaks to a radical shift in a way of seeing the world, providing an official marking of Jah9’s shift from jazz to reggae as she staked her claim as one of the lionesses of the Reggae Revi

'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.

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.

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.

Blands Blaze at Arts in the Park

Shaggy introduces 7yr-old Xylophone at Arts in the Park

If there had been doubt about the existence of a growing pool of young talented musicians and singers, the idea was laid to rest when the Ministry of Tourism presented Arts in the Park, hosted by Shaggy, at Hope Gardens on Sunday, February 24, 2013.

Reggae Poster Auction for Alpha Boys School at Strawberry Hill

Poster designed by Michael Thompson in tribute to Alpha Boys School

The Alpha Boys School will culminate its Reggae Month activities with a silent auction of seven limited edition posters from the World A Regge exhibition at Strawberry Hill, St. Andrew.

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