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June 2019

All Blog Posts Tagged 'Reggae' (18)

Meet Koffee, The Rising Jamaican Star Who Is Hot Like A Thermos

Koffee is a teenage reggae artist who'd rather toast than boast.

By: Reshma B. - Vibe

Back in 1962, a 17-year-old Jamaican singer/songwriter named Robert Marley recorded a song called …


Added by CShout1 on February 16, 2019 at 11:15am — No Comments

Drake and Tory Lanez Host Ultra Exclusive Party In Portland Jamaica

Drake and Tory Lanez are in Jamaica living their best lives.

We’re told that Drake and Lanez booked out an ultra private villa in Portland for the weekend that’s within close proximity to where …


Added by CShout1 on December 23, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

Damian Marley Explores Hip Hop Influences and Human Rights in New Album

Photo courtesy of @DamianMarley.

In an interview with Andres Tardio, Damian Marley explains that his main goal for his music is to inspire others to be the best version of themselves. He encourages his brethren to stay…


Added by CShout1 on December 22, 2017 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Eating Your Way Through Negril, Jamaica's Culinary Hot Spot

Sunset in Negril. (Photo: Thinkstock)

By: Joel Roberts - Yahoo Travel…


Added by CShout1 on February 17, 2016 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Marley kids win legal battle

THE United States Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from clothing companies claiming legal rights to sell shirts with the image of reggae icon Bob Marley.

According to The Associated Press on Monday, the Supreme Court let a lower court ruling stand that merchandisers used Marley's likeness to sell…


Added by CShout1 on November 4, 2015 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Sizzla leads August Town revival

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter

SIZZLA is working to bring cultural and historical awareness within his August Town community through his Sizzla Youth Foundation.…


Added by CShout1 on July 31, 2015 at 8:29pm — No Comments

Common for Reggae Sumfest

WITH just over a month to go before this year's staging of Reggae Sumfest, the organisers have named their first headliner in the American rapper Common.…


Added by CShout1 on June 4, 2015 at 5:58pm — No Comments

President Obama Visits Jamaica and the Bob Marley Museum

President Barack Obama tours the Bob Marley Museum led by tour guide Natasha Clark (2nd-L) in Kingston, Jamaica, on April 8, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama made an unannounced stop at the …


Added by CShout1 on April 9, 2015 at 10:40am — No Comments

Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley 'Works Hard' On Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise

After the Grammy Award-winning artiste's Set Up Shop compilation, Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley is now putting in Hard Work,…


Added by CShout1 on October 4, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments

CaribShout salutes Buju Banton, Grammy Winner

Buju Banton performing in Charlotte NC. Photo by: GrahamBurke Photography - GBURKEIMAGES.COM

Gargamel Music, Inc. is extremely pleased to announce that Jamaican music icon Buju Banton won his first Grammy award last night for Best Reggae Album for his prophetic new album, Before The Dawn.



Added by CShout1 on February 16, 2011 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Jamaica's 2011 Reggae Film Festival

With a tradition established over three years since inception by the Jamaica Film Academy, the Reggae Film Festival…

Added by CShout1 on January 6, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Buju, Gregory Isaacs among Grammy nominees

KINGSTON, Jamaica: Buju Banton, who is in the midst of fighting drug charges, and reggae legend Gregory Isaacs who succumbed to liver cancer recently, are included in a list of five nominees for the Best Reggae Album in this year’s Grammy awards. Buju’s 10-track album, ‘Before the Dawn’, which was released in September and debuted at number two on Billboard’s Reggae Albums chart while the singer was still in prison in Florida, has earned him a spot… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 4, 2010 at 5:52pm — No Comments

Reggae Songtress, Etana returns with new album, Free Expressions

NEW YORK - Reggae singer/songwriter sensation Etana returns with her highly anticipated sophomore album Free Expressions in February 2011 from VP Records. Before her new studio effort hits the shelves, VP Records is releasing a digital EP entitled Free, which features three of her current hits that are also included on the album. The digital EP drops on December 7, 2010, to satisfy fans during the wait for the full-length album.

Etana deems this… Continue

Added by CShout1 on November 24, 2010 at 10:08pm — No Comments

Reggae Singer Breaks from Tour to Honor the U.S. Secretary of State

Duane Stephenson and U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, meet in Washington, D.C. during a World Food Program award ceremony on October 5, 2010.

WASHINGTON, DC - Reggae singer/songwriter Duane Stephenson was recently invited by the World Food Program (WFP) to perform in honor of the United States Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton. The event took place at the George McGovern Leadership Award ceremony in Washington, D.C. on… Continue

Added by CShout1 on October 13, 2010 at 8:38pm — No Comments

Reggae Star, Gyptian added to Blige's UK Tour

GBurkeImages Photo - Gyptian at Club Genesis

MIRAMAR - Reggae star Gyptian continues to sizzle this year as he now joins forces with the iconic Mary J. Blige. Gyptian will be breaking from his tour schedule to join the R&B queen on the England leg of her UK tour.

He takes… Continue

Added by CShout1 on October 6, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Gramps Morgan Wins 3 International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) - What's Next?

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NEW YORK - Gramps Morgan took home 3 International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) recently including Best Song, Best New Entertainer, and Best Crossover Song. A member of the internationally renowned reggae band, Morgan Heritage, Gramps is no stranger to success.

In 2009, after nearly three decades providing backing vocals for his brother and lead vocalist Peetah Morgan, Gramps took centre stage, reinventing himself and… Continue

Added by CShout1 on May 9, 2010 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Reggae Musician Ky-Mani Marley To Perform At The 14th Annual St. Kitts Music Festival

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Grammy nominee and son of reggae icon Bob Marley, Ky-mani Marley has joined the line-up for this year’s St. Kitts Music Festival, which will take place on island from June 24-26, 2010.

The second youngest child of reggae legend Bob Marley, Ky-mani Marley remains true to his Jamaican culture while incorporating his keenness for all genres of music into his own distinctive sound. Born in 1976, his career in music began in… Continue

Added by CShout1 on May 2, 2010 at 9:20am — No Comments

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