Roger Bogle

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Slavery, Migration, and Narratives of the Black Pacific

In 1803, on a small tropical island surrounded by beautiful oceans and relentless sugar plantations, a baby was born. The swaying palm trees that …

Romeo 'inna de yard'

ROOTS-REGGAE singer Max Romeo and his family are featured acts for the Inna de Yard show, which takes place tomorrow at the Sweet Calabash in New …

Gully Bop arrives in UK on first trip outside Ja

KINGSTON, Jamaica – "Body Specialist" deejay, Gully Bop is now in the United Kingdom for his first tour, marking his first trip to a foreign …

Great sets close Rebel Salute

REBEL Salute ended on a high note at Richmond Estate in St Ann yesterday morning. From most indicators, patrons left the two-day festival …

Rastafari, reggae and history

AS I watched the celebrations for Black History Month, Reggae Month, and the birthday of musical icon Bob Marley, I observed a missing factor. If the …

Ziggy on a musical high

REGGAE act Ziggy Marley has responded to criticism that his family automatically wins a Grammy Award once nominated.<p>The 46-year-old became the most …

Tifa’s Album Next Month

FEMALE dancehall deejay Tifa said she is in the final phase of production work on her debut album slated for release next month.<p>According to the …

US court backs family over Bob Marley shirts

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) – A US court has sided with Bob Marley's family, which sued a company that sold shirts depicting the reggae legend, in …

Etana completes European tour

INTERNATIONAL recording artiste Etana has just completed a successful three-week European gig that saw her performing alongside veteran reggae …

Elevating dancehall music

AS teenagers in Trenton, New Jersey, during the 1990s, Kareem Buckley and Carl Stultz rocked to the dancehall beats coming out of their native …

Jazz and Blues 2015 - Josey Wales Red Hot on stage, while Brian Holt performs renditions of some of his father's hits

FLORENCE HALL, Trelawny-Deejay Josey Wales came out blazing during his set on the first night of Jamaica Jazz and Blues at the Trelawny Stadium.<br>The …

Bounty Killer

This article is about the musician. For someone who captures or kills fugitives for a reward, see bounty hunter. For the spaghetti western film, see …

Otis Boykin

Invented an improved electrical resistor<p>Few inventors have had the lasting impact of Otis Boykin. Look around the house today and you'll see a …

Alexander Miles was an African-American inventor who is best known for his contributions to developing elevators. He created...

. The first was installed in a building on Broadway.<p>Both Otis' and Miles' inventions helped to alleviate the fear people had of riding elevators. …

Paul Bogle

<b>Paul Bogle</b> (1822 – 24 October 1865)[2] was a Jamaican Baptist deacon and activist. He is a National Hero of Jamaica. He was a leader of the 1865 …

Paul Bogle - Jamaican National Hero

Paul Bogle, it is believed, was born free about 1822. He was a Baptist deacon in Stony Gut, a few miles north of Morant Bay, and was eligible to vote …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The MP says she started work on a register to stop those "not behaving …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The US President and Prime Minister Theresa May both condemn what they call a …

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