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Protoje Launches His '8 Year Affair'

Protoje

Rising artist Protoje has made no secret of his ambitions to walk in the footsteps of reggae legend Bob Marley, so it seemed only fitting that the launch of his sophomore project, The 8 Year Affair took place at Tuff Gong Studios, Three Miles, Kingston.  Protoje admitted th

Music and Musings at 'Grounation' with Nomaddz and Di Blueprint

Nomaddz at Grounation 2013

The musical skills of Nomaddz and Di Blueprint Band combined with the theoretical ground of Joshua Chamberlain and Dr. Clinton Hutton second week of Grounation 2013.

Reggae Grammy Continues to Spurn Rising Talent

Sean Paul at the Jamaican launch of Tomahawk Technique

When the Reggae Grammy nominees were announced last December, it underscored that once again the academy had favoured the talent of veterans to the detriment of those currently on the rise.

Jamaica Jazz and Blues Gets Reggae-matic

Third World

Megastar wattage culled 80s/90s balladeers, a king or diva of soul or funk and a touch of currency from adult contemporary and R&B is the successful formula for Jamaica Jazz and Blues: The Art of Music Festival. With Mary J.

Reggae Storm Reigns at Emancipation Park with Let Live Music Live

Taurus Riley

An deluge of Reggae acts were brought out to Emancipation Park, New Kingston, for the fourth staging of the annual Taurus Riley concert Let Live Music Live.

Raging Fyah - Blazing a Reggae Trail

Kumar Bent and Delroy 'Pele' Hamilton the rhythm and bass of Raging Fyah

Jamaica’s live music scene has been heating up. The ferment is in part being driven by the renaissance of live bands that have once again become prominent on the island’s music scene and the band Raging Fyah has been a piece of kindling keeping the blaze going.

Sizzla Blazes with Cameo at Reggae Fusion

Sizzla Kalonji

The poster for Reggae Fusion at Redbones boasted Mystikal Revolution, Raging Fyah and Lutan Fyah, however it was the un-billed Sizzla who stole the show, bringing the night to a historic, and a little hysterical, close.

Reggae Posters Raise 1/2 Mill for Alpha Boys School

Roots of Dub poster by Alon Braier

A small piece of Reggae history was up for sale on Sunday morning, November 11, 2012, as the first 50 posters from the inaugural International Reggae Poster Competition, and its attendant exhibition World-a-Reggae, were auctioned off at the National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) in Kingston.

A 'Jakoostic Vibe at National Gallery of Jamaica

Jakoostic playing at National Gallery of Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica: As Jamaica brushed itself off from the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the National Gallery of Jamaica opened its doors for its monthly Sunday opening and proffered up not only great art but also great music.

Dub from Israel to Jamrock - Alon Braier Winner of the International Reggae Poster Competition 2012

Alon Braier Winner of the First International Reggae Poster Competition

Kingston, Jamaica: When judging ended on the first International Reggae Poster Competition, Israeli freelance illustrator Alon Braier had copped the top prize with his Roots of Dub poster.

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