Reggae

Recording artiste and past Digicel Rising Stars winner Romain Virgo is set to release his album Lovesick, on March 30th. The 17-track album is said to take listeners on a journey that explores every emotion felt when finding love, losing love and finding love again with a pop reggae sound tinged with his signature lovers’ […]

NEW YORK, USA — Hundreds of reggae lovers and Bob Marley fans, some coming from as far as New Jersey, Connecticut, and upstate New York squeezed inside SOB’s in Manhattan for Irie Jam’s Bob Marley, 73rd birthday celebration which doubled as a Reggae Month event and the station’s inaugural 25th anniversary kick-off party. From his […]

Widow of the ‘Cool Ruler’, June Isaacs, told The Gleaner that the marker will be placed “on behalf of the British government in recognition of Gregory’s place of abode.” The website www.english-heritage.org.uksays in England “London’s famous blue plaques link the people of the past with the buildings of the present. Now run by English Heritage, the London blue […]

Jamaican music legend Edi Fitzroy, has also passed away. Born Fitzroy Edwards in Chapleton, Clarendon, Edi Fitzroy was the son of sound system operator Vasco Edwards, but studied accounting. He worked at the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) – as an Accounts Clerk, but he is most known for being the first person to […]

Reggae – specifically Dancehall, will be used to teach science to school children in Jamaica. The education project ‘Science Genius Jamaica’, is a partnership between The Jamaica National (JN) Foundation and Professor Christopher Emdin, a Mathematics and Science Professor at New York’s Columbia University. Using the exciting Dancehall clash competition as its format, ‘Science Genius […]

Spice has become the first female Dancehall artists to surpassed 1 million views online. A tally shows Spice has more than 120 million views on her Youtube channel and Vevo collectively. The majority of Spice’s views came from her hit record, “So Mi Like It” – which was released 3 years ago, and accounts for […]


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