According to reports, the self-professed “Gully Gaad” and the Young Money rapper will soon be releasing a joint…Read More
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Bunny Wailer, Andrew Tosh and Ky-Mani Marley went to the studio and did a new version of the Wailers' tune Butterfly, which is available on iTunes.
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The video documents the East Africa Crisis that is…Read More
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Reggae crooner Jah Cure wed his beauty pageant girlfriend Kamila Mcdonald in a small wedding ceremony yesterday at the Tryall Clubs, close to where the singer was born.
The intimate ceremony consists of close family and friends of…Read More
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The urban action feature film “Out the Gate” continues to make fans across the country as two more major markets have been announced to play the Jamaican picture starring Paul Campbell (Shottas, First Sunday, Dancehall Queen), Oliver Samuels (Oliver at Large), Shelli Boone (Holla, Saints and Sinners) and Everton (E-Dee) Dennis.
Atlanta audiences get their first chance…Read More
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Internationally renowned reggae artiste Miguel 'Sizzla Kalonj' Collins recently launched his 65th album at the King Jammys studio, Kingston 11.
The artiste was in high spirits as members from the entertainment industry and fans paid respect to the veteran artiste, as he unveiled the quality of his latest work, produced by John John.
The album titled The Scriptures…
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The sounds of reggae music filled the air last night as The Hard Rock Beach Club opened up its 2011 performances with five-time Grammy award winner Stephen Marley. Stephen, the son of reggae legend Bob Marley, performed in front of a crowd that crossed the generation lines. Whether they were there to pay homage to Bob Marley, or just to enjoy an evening of reggae, those in attendance were…Read More
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For nearly 50 years, Lee "Scratch" Perry has been making some of the most crucial music to come out of Jamaica (the world, for that matter), as well as producing reggae and punk's finest (Bob Marley, the Clash) with the same mysteriously experimental zeal that he brought to his own dub recordings.
At 75, the prolific Perry shows no signs of slowing, having just released…Read More
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IT'S not as if Mark Wonder is a new talent. After all, he recorded his first album, Signs Of The Time, in 1996. The irony though, is that while the dreadlocked roots reggae singer is not very well known in his homeland, Jamaica, he has been working wonders with his music on the European market for a number of years.
His latest project, The True Story of Mark…Read More
It marks the anniversary of the mission to Africa, and the subsequent visit to Jamaica by Ethiopian Emperor, Haile Selassie I.
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Kingston, Jamaica -- Top government officials will review recommendations to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal and religious use in Jamaica, which is the Caribbean's largest pot exporter to the U.S.
Six Cabinet ministers in Prime Minister Bruce Golding's administration will evaluate a 2001 report by the National Commission for Ganja – as…Read More
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Trudie Styler and original director Perry Henzell's daughter are to produce an update of the 1972 cult Jamaican thriller
After numerous failed attempts, the cult Jamaican thriller The Harder They Come may at last be set for a remake. Producer-actor Trudie Styler has joined forces with, among others, Justine Henzell…
"Hundreds have been killed and thousands displaced, but the crisis has garnered little international attention"
It reads like a poorly conceived Hollywood film: A national election in some West African nation goes horribly wrong when…Read More
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“The Upsetter” is the latest film from American film-makers Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough, which explores the life of visionary musician Lee “Scratch” Perry. In the 1950s Perry travelled from his homeland of rural Jamaica to the big city where he invented the genre of music known to us today as Reggae.
Working as a music producer and solo musician he…Read More
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LONG BEACH , Calif. -- West Coast rappers Snoop Dogg, The Game and Warren G were among the mourners Saturday at the funeral for the late hip-hop star Nate Dogg, held at the Queen Mary Dome in Long Beach, Calif., TMZ reported.
Dogg, whose real name was Nathaniel D. Hale, died March 15 at the age of 41 after battling health problems for several years.
He had…Read More
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The search for an actor to play the role of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur has gone viral, as production company Morgan Creek is harnessing the Internet to seek out top talent.
Morgan Creek is hosting an online casting call with popular L.A. personality DJ Skee and Karmaloop.TV for the upcoming motion picture "Tupac," which is based on the life of the legendary rapper Tupac…
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Imhotep (sometimes spelled Immutef, Im-hotep, or Ii-em-Hotep; called Imuthes (Ιμυθες) by the Greeks), fl. 27th century BC (2655-2600 BC) (Egyptian ii-m-ḥtp *jā-im-ḥatāp meaning "the one who comes in peace") was an Egyptian polymath, who served under the Third Dynasty king, Djoser, as chancellor to the pharaoh and high priest of the sun god Ra at Heliopolis.
He is considered to be…Read More
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Operation Odyssey Dawn continues! Bombs continue to rain down upon Libya today, while coalition nations try to stave off political divisions back home. A majority of Americans, however, support the creation of a no-fly zone. Rep. Dennis Kucinich would like to impeach Barack Obama. And what does "Odyssey Dawn" mean anyway? Here's your latest update of the news in and surrounding Libya.…
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