Ancient Future: Another Gem in Reggae's Expanding Treasury
For the current receding generation, reggae music represents and greatly defined an era long gone when the general atmosphere was ripe with the essence of liberation, borne from a resounding cry for social revolution....
No-Maddz Captures Reggae's Timeless Appeal with New Release
An article of some substance was recently released in a local Jamaican newspaper, lamenting the perceived decline of the “once great” Reggae music.
Five Steez holds back no punches in 'These Kingston Times'
A Jamaican rap artiste
is as rare a chimera as a non-Jamaican dancehall artiste. As Five Steez raps on
the intro track to These Kingston Times, “Welcome”: “dancehall and rap
are two cousins”; this relationship is th...
Keesing Live Continues to Grow as Raging Fyah Rock yet another Successful Staging
The venue for Keesing Live, located in the urban underbelly
at 5 Keesing Avenue, may soon be too small for the events growing following.
The turnout on Saturday night was hampered by the constant threat of torrential
I-Octane channels the Voice of a Hard-pressed Generation on My Journey
always that one song, album or performance, that is at the cornerstone of a
musician’s career. “Lose a Friend” is one of I-Octane’s most impactful songs to
date, and the single may have indelibly changed th...
Fashion Enthusiast and Blogger Tanaka “Tiki” Roberts Gives her Take on Jamaican Fashion in the Global Fashion Scene
“In Jamaica dancehall culture and fashion is inseparable and I can appreciate that because it keeps fans entertained. While I acknowledge that some musicians do get ahead of themselves at times, I think it is a part of cr...