Bob Marley

Behind the scenes with the biggest soul stars of the 70s

“Nobody will ever understand what fun we had,” says Bruce W Talamon about the decade he spent photographing the heyday of funk, R&B and soul music in America.<p>Between 1972 and 1982, this young and relatively inexperienced photographer from Los Angeles had almost unrestricted access to the biggest, …

Art

Seven essential Damian Marley songs for your reggae playlist

As the youngest son of reggae icon Bob Marley, Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley continues his father’s musical legacy.<p>Born on this day in 1978 to Marley …

Cannabis Industry

August 2018 New Music Releases

The month's key new music releases include a pair of Alices, some former Black Crowes and a slew of cool reissues.Continue reading…

Paul Simon

3 Things We Just Learned About Fine A** Rotimi That Makes Him Even More Attractive

<b>Rotimi</b> is already fine, but now he has us straight lusting. Find out why inside...Rotimi is killing it as Dre on "Power" as he continues to try and …

50 Cent

Liam Gallagher’s five BeZarist takes on the English language

The man’s an experimental poet in a parka<p>Look, it’s news to absolutely no one that Liam Gallagher is the tweeter of the century. The gobby little …

Celebrity (UK)

I Went to One of Europe's Biggest Festivals and Only Saw Cover Bands

Is spending an entire weekend watching cover bands just as fun as seeing the real Eric Clapton, Red Hot Chili Peppers, or Metallica on the main stage? I decided to find out.<p><i>A version of this article originally appeared on Noisey Netherlands.</i><p>According to Wikipedia, a cover band is "a band that plays …

Indie Music

7 activities for everyone in Chicago parks

Play a piano, take a boxing class or simply stargaze on The 606<p>The park district does a lot in Chicago. It runs more than 600 parks but also the beaches, pools, harbors, botanic conservatories, a zoo and a handful of museums. The organization is one of the largest, and oldest park districts in the …

Michael Bennett

The influence of black American music on Australian Indigenous musicians

When Indigenous jazz and blues singer Georgia Lee approached the microphone to sing Strange Fruit at the Sydney Town Hall in 1948, she was …

Entertainment (Australia)

Rare Bob Dylan handwritten letter sold for nearly $30,000 at auction

A rare handwritten letter by Bob Dylan to an old Greenwich Village friend sold for $29,645 according to Boston-based RR Auction. The one-page letter …

Greenwich Village

37 Musicians Who Have Two First Names

<b>Luke Bryan</b> is 42 as of today, July 17. So in honor of the country star’s birthday, we decided to compile a list of artists who have the following in …

Music

Bob Marley: Suyyash Rai Star Boy LOC's New Song Teaser Out; Watch It Here

'Bob Marley' also features Divya Agarwal and Benafsha Soonawalla showcasing their scintillating dance moves.<p>After the success of hit songs <i>Dilli se …

India News

The 50 Most Stylish Musicians of the Last 50 Years

From the Stones to the Smiths to Biggie Smalls.<p>Musicians may get famous for their, well, music, but their senses of style are another iconic part of their personas and performances. Here, a look back at some of the most stylish music men of the past 50 years. They do not disappoint.<p>Bob Dylan<p>Jack …

Music

The biggest American cannabis business is in Canada

Tilray, a marijuana conglomerate, went public yesterday on New York’s NASDAQ, with its stock price rising more than 30% today as investors bet on Canada’s decision to legalize adult use of cannabis. It’s the first cannabis producer to make its initial public offering on a US stock exchange.<p>The use …

Cannabis

The 10 Most Pioneering Reggae Producers Of All Time

The best reggae producers didn’t only pioneer new sounds and recording techniques, they ensured that Jamaica was recognised as a country capable of …

Music

From Banana Ice Cream Bars To Spicy ‘Cheese’ Spread: 15 Vegan Recipes That Went Viral Last Week

Summer is officially here! With warm weather comes tons of creative recipes and ways to recreate some iconic dishes to suit your plant-based …

Ice Cream

Garry Lowe, 64, was the bassist who gave Big Sugar its reggae groove

He was the gentle, dreadlocked musician who gave the popular Canadian blues-reggae rock group Big Sugar its distinctive bass sound. But Garry Lowe, who died of cancer on July 7 at the age of 64, played a far greater role, bridging the reggae and Rastafarian culture of his native Jamaica with …

Lowe's

Mark Duplass Apologizes for Praising Right-Wing Pundit Ben Shapiro

“I’m really sorry. I now understand that I need to be more diligent and careful,” says actor-filmmaker<p>Actor and filmmaker Mark Duplass has walked …

Donald Trump

Opinion: Drugs and litter - St George's Park is not good enough for our kids

Bristol City Council faces a massive £108million deficit by 2023 if it fails to make any savings - it has an almost impossible job to do.<p>But the …

Bristol City

"Hey! That's Not What I Didn't Mean": On What Trump Said in Helsinki

Like many of you, I was surprised to learn that President Trump's disastrous press conference in Helsinki earlier this week was all a …

Liberal View

Alice In Chains reflect on grunge tragedies as band enjoy new success

THE book of grunge, littered as it is with self-loathing, drug abuse and suicide, was never tipped to have a happy ending.<p>But the enduring Alice In …

Celebrity (UK)

Sanaa Lathan: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me (My Audition for ‘Love and Basketball’ Was Almost Five Months Long)

<b>Sanaa Lathan</b>, starring as a principal on <i>The Affair</i>, gives <i>Us</i> a lesson on herself. Read on to learn 25 things about the actress.<p>1. I take my incense …

Sanaa Lathan

Listen to Chris Lane's #TBT Mixtape, Featuring the Tracks That Inspired His Sophomore LP 'Laps Around The Sun'

This week's spin comes from Chris Lane. The country darling just dropped his sophomore LP <i>Laps Around The Sun</i> last week (July 13), released via Big …

Florida

Canada's Tilray Pops In Milestone U.S. IPO Debut

Brendan Kennedy, CEO of Tilray and co-founder of Seattle-based Privateer Holdings, the private equity firm that owns the Canadian cannabis producer, has plenty of reason to rejoice these days.<p>Tilray set a milestone yesterday, becoming the first cannabis firm to IPO on a major U.S. exchange—the …

Financial Regulation

Israeli Cannabis-Based Skincare Products are Here

What if we told you there was a skincare line containing cannabis?<p>What if it couldn’t actually get you high but can still aid in certain skin …

Skin Care

Politics In Zimbabwe Has A New Soundtrack

Music and politics have always been intertwined, from "Yankee Doodle" to "A Change is Gonna Come." And that's true in Zimbabwe, too — a country that is now facing a historic political transition.<p>In the 1960s and '70s, when the country was still known as Rhodesia, black nationalists fought a bloody …

Music

How Live Nation is becoming part of Wilmington's DNA

When <b>World Cafe Live</b> severed ties with <b>The Queen</b> last year, it seemed like an ominous sign that things just weren’t working for downtown.<p>World Cafe …

Wilmington

Workers of the World Cup: On Qatar 2022 and the Future of FIFA

<i>Welcome to</i> LARB Ball<i>, our new sports and culture column! From race and gender to fandom and sociability, athletics and education, fashion and</i> …

Books

Preview: Paula Cole's wait is over

Paula Cole prefers not standing in fame’s intense light.<p>The 1997 Grammy winner for best new artist may be less sought-after than she was in the 1990s …

Music

Grandmaster Flash - his message

Grandmaster Flash<p><b>Grandmaster Flash is coming to Warrington, Getintohis’ Jono Podmore caught up with him but found there were a few stipulations first.</b><p>…

Music

A White Woman Called The Police On Bob Marley's Granddaughter For Not Smiling At Her

View this photo on Instagram<p>Three black artists, including Donisha Prendergast — the eldest granddaughter of reggae legend Bob Marley — detained by …

Crime