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Reggae Gone Country On A VP/Warner Special

Reggae Gone Country On A VP/Warner Special

VP Records and Warner Music Nashville are proud to announce the release of ‘Reggae’s Gone Country’ on August 30, a seamless musical dialogue between Kingston and Nashville that connects the roots of both genres. The ground-breaking compilation features classic country hits covered by Jamaica’s top musicians (Beres Hammond, Tarrus Riley, […]

by July 13, 2011 0 comments News
“The Harder They Come” Remake Set For 2012 Release

“The Harder They Come” Remake Set For 2012 Release

The remake of “The Harder They Come” is schedule to hit the big screen in 2012. Filming of the classic Jamaican urban drama movie is schedule to begin later this year. Part of the film will be shot on locations in Jamaica and London. Casting of the film is now […]

by April 19, 2011 0 comments Feature, News
Leba Hibbert Gets ‘Intoxicated’ On Upcoming debut album

Leba Hibbert Gets ‘Intoxicated’ On Upcoming debut album

. .. Having honed her musical craft for years as lead singer of 54-46, then later as a backup singer for her father, veteran reggae artiste Toots Hibbert, singer Leba Hibbert is set to whet musical appetites with her debut solo LP, Intoxicated. Intoxicated will feature fifteen tracks, most of […]

by November 30, 2010 0 comments News
Rita Marley Received Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award

Rita Marley Received Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award

. 330 height: 319″>. Reggae music icon Rita Marley, the widow of the late King of Reggae Bob Marley, yesterday received the Institute of Caribbean Studies’ (ICS) 2010 Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was presented to her at the ICS 17th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards Gala at […]

by November 13, 2010 1 comment Feature
RiseUp Highlights The Emmense Musical Talent In Jamaica

RiseUp Highlights The Emmense Musical Talent In Jamaica

[widgets_on_pages id="Page Bar 2"] For several decades Jamaicans won over the hearts of the world through a music known Reggae. No other film highlights Jamaica rich musical heritage like the featured-length Documentary RiseUp, which is now showing in Jamaican cinemas. If you haven’t seen RiseUp yet, you need to do […]

by November 8, 2010 0 comments Feature
Sean Paul, Mary J Blige & Jimmy Cliff Headline 2011 Raggamuffin

Sean Paul, Mary J Blige & Jimmy Cliff Headline 2011 Raggamuffin

R&B legend Mary J Blige and dancehall superstar Sean Paul are among the line up announced for the 2011 New Zealand Raggamuffin festival. Other acts include Jimmy Cliff, Maxi Priest on his second trip to the festival, The Original Wailers and Ky-Mani Marley, Bob Marley’s second youngest son. Promoter Andrew […]

by October 21, 2010 0 comments News
VP Records To Release 3 Disc Dennis Brown Box Set

VP Records To Release 3 Disc Dennis Brown Box Set

Record label VP is set to release a 3 Disc compilation of Reggae legend Dennis Brown music on November 16. The compilation will see 47 of Dennis Brown greatest work on the Reggae music landscape. There will also be a bonus DVD that features the reggae singer live in some […]

by October 18, 2010 0 comments News
Jimmy Cliff To Release Double Disc Album “Hard Road To Travel”

Jimmy Cliff To Release Double Disc Album “Hard Road To Travel”

Trojan Records has announced that it will release Harder Road To Travel, a two-CD retrospective of the Jimmy Cliff’s work from 1960 to 1972. Disc one, titled King Of Kings, contains ska songs like Hurricane Hatty which was produced by Leslie Kong, the Chinese-Jamaican businessman who recorded Judge Not, the […]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments News