Emperor Haile Selassie’s April 21st visit to Jamaica in 1966
The Heat that rose from the tarmac of Kingston's Norman Manley International Airport was nothing compared to the level of expectation that was seeping through the thousands gathered on the tarmac that 21st day of April, 1966. The day was de...
The tales behind some of Bob Marley's rare photos
British photographer Dennis Morris was a high school student in London when he first met Bob Marley in 1974 when, through fate, they began a close professional relationship that lasted up to the untimely death of the Reggae legend’s life ...
Jamaica readies Acoustic Concert as the world unites for Earth Hour
In its eighth year, WWF’s Earth Hour continues to defy expectations by mobilising hundreds of millions of people around different environmental priorities across the planet. And now in 2014, the movement further expands its digital and on...
Reggae meets Carnival in Brazil
Boasting a number of Jamaican personalities and musician, last weekend’s Florianopolis Carnival in Brazil painted a vibrant persona of the universal language of Reggae with a float littered with a myriad of Jamaica colours....
Jamaica Youth Chorale sings of Ancestor voices
Celebrating five years, the JYC is a real collision of personalities and energies from all across the island. Sometimes too much energy but it all comes together for the sake of the music; excellent music....
Jamaicans clap along to Pharrell Williams' 'Happy'
After releasing the world’s first 24-hour music video for Happy,
singer-rapper-producer Pharrell Williams has intentionally lifted listeners’
spirit and created a rather cool viral trend. ...
Samsung encourages Jamaican bobsleigh team to 'Keep On Pushing'
With the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games set to begin February 7th, Samsung delivers a motivational-comedic-laced trailer of a semi-documentary encouraging the bobsleigh team to 'Keep On Pushing'.
Delus partners with Suncity Radio on community initiative: ‘Music: My Way Out’
recording artiste Delus from the Subkonshus team has presently signed on with
Suncity Radio to extend his Community Initiative “Music: My Way Out”. ...
Reggae Wine set for Jamaica
inspired by Jamaican music will be launched into the crowded local wine market
in January by American Carlos Daley..
Do Jamaicans give their artistes the support they truly need?
Jamaica is an island that is blessed with a plethora of talent and it can be witnessed in a wide variety of areas. Two of the most notable areas of course are music and sports. For a small island we have managed to achieve fe...
Jazz Un-breaks hearts with Toni Braxton
The 18th staging of the JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival is set to sizzle with six time Grammy Award winning star Toni Braxton. The event takes place on Thursday, January 30, 2014 - Saturday, February 1, 2014.
Jamaking Me Smart Foundation eyes bigger future
"Together we can all improve the lives of many and even influence others to work hard and accomplish their aspirations."
Bounty Killer new single inspired by iconic film 'The Harder They Come'
Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, The Harder They Come has inspired countless reggae music love-ins on college campuses and among Jamaicans around the world. Now the iconic movie can add a dancehall rhythm to its list of tributes, as ...
Tanya Stephens wows with back to back live performances
After 20 years in the business Tanya Stephens has once again shown Jamaica why she is regarded as one of the most appreciated artistes to grace its shores by staging two parties in two cities over two days.
Author Dutty Bookman announces arrival of new book
Jamaican-born author Dutty Bookman has kept a low profile in recent months, following well-publicized panel discussions in Jamaica, the United States and Spain this year about the Reggae Revival. The author has reclaimed the attention of th...
Tribute to Mandela: An artistic celebration on Saturday
The Minister of Youth and Culture, the Honourable Lisa Hanna, MP has announced that her ministry is organising a celebration event in honour of the late former President of the Republic of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.
Samantha J to perform on 106 and Park
BET has selected Samantha J to kick off their Young Starz Week on 106 & Park on December 9. Blending the sounds of Dancehall, Reggae, and Pop, Samantha J will be performing her infectious single Tight Skirt live at 6P/5C on BET on December...
Chronixx, Kelissa and Dre Island ready for Dread and Terrible Europe tour 2014
One of the fastest rising Reggae artists out of Jamaica, Chronixx, is ready to hit the old continent, April + Summer Festivals 2014. Chronixx and Zinc Fence Redemption band will be in Europe presenting the " Dread & Terrible " Tour, alongsi...
Keznamdi set to rock Skyline with Reggae Revival Heavyweights
California based reggae artiste Keznamdi, who recently returned to the island after a two month US West Coast Tour, will play live in Kingston this Friday, December 13 at a special concert dubbed "Keznamdi Live".
Rest in Power Nelson Mandela
Today the world over bemoans the loss of a man who embodied the true definition of a leader, a warrior, humanitarian, and anti-apartheid activist. Of course we're speaking of none other than Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.
Demarco ready to unveil Alternative/Reggae Album
Amidst a full roster of activities for the Yuletide season Dancehall & Reggae act Collin Edwards better known as Demarco is currently immersed in the studio working on material for his upcoming album.
Super Cat ready for Sting 30th anniversary
William Maragh a.k.a. Super Cat, caught up with Barry G live on air in Jamaica. Barry G got Cat live on the phone in New York as he was hanging out with his manager Earlton. Cat started out by acknowledging the greats who had passed on in t...