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CARIBBEAT: 'Reggae Gold' compilation will brighten your summer

Time for the annual “gold” rush — the release of VP Records’ "2017 Reggae Gold" compilation of current hits and future classics from Chronixx, Vybz …

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VP Records release Reggae Gold 2K17

by MPR Consulting NEW YORK, NY- The Reggae Gold compilation series from VP Records has presented the best of dancehall, roots and lovers rock reggae …

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Jamaica's Reggae Musos Are Fighting Back Against Homophobia

music > News<p>Jamaica's Reggae Musos Are Fighting Back Against Homophobia<p>Pic by Garreth M. Daley - GD Films<p>Once known for the works of Bob Marley and …

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Historic Reggae Album Covers Matched Seamlessly to Their Modern Locations in London

by Lori Dorn at on<p>In his crowdfunded photographhy book entitled “Covers“, British photographer Alex Bartsch very artfully juxtaposed 42 different …

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Chronixx Is the New Golden Boy of Reggae

The rising legend just dropped the soundtrack to your summer.<p>Photographs by<p>It is a strange thing to be a Jamaican artist trying to break into the American music scene in 2017. For many American listeners, their knowledge of reggae begins (and ends) with the name Marley (right now, half of the …

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Premiere: Amanda Delara - 'Jimmy'

Spirited pop with a slight reggae twinge...<b>Amanda Delara</b> was brought up in the tiny Norwegian town of Nes, a small Scandinavian hamlet dominated by …

Reggae Vibes Inform Landlord's Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

Founded in 2015 in New York City, Landlord took to NYFW:M to show off a Spring/Summer 2018 collection fairly bursting with color, reflecting a strong …

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This Easy, Healthy Vegan Curry Has Reggae Roots

Reggae singer Chronixx showed us just how good veggie eating can be when he shared this hearty stew of spicy pumpkin, potato, cauliflower, and carrots.<p>In case you've been out of the healthy-eating loop, the Rastafari movement was touting the virtues of vegetables long before spiralizing and …

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Chronixx Is Taking His Jamaican Reggae Worldwide

“This is the beautiful sound of reggae music from the island of Jamaica,” said Chronixx, standing before some 6,500 fans in Prospect Park at a BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn festival event on Saturday night. Backed by his six-piece Zincfence Redemption band, he presented one of his most popular songs, a …

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Five Things You Need to Know About Reggae Star Chronixx

As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.<br>It's fair to say that with the new album <i>Chronology</i> (out now on Soul Circle/Universal), Chronixx is doing his part to …

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Chronixx Chronology

9<p>At 24 years of age, the Rastafarian singer-songwriter known as Chronixx (full name Jamar McNaughton) is already up to the task of leading the next …

From the margins, reggae in South Africa continues to struggle for human dignity

Anthropologist Carole Yawney has documented how on the eve of South Africa’s first democratic elections in 1994 the African National Congress (ANC) …

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Konshens – Beautiful

Konshens – Beautiful Official lyric video for “Beautiful” performed by Konshens. First Single from the “Art of Love” compilation. Produced by 21st …

Chronixx Makes Music so That You Can Be a Better Person

The Jamaican reggae sensation discusses spirituality and shares his new video for "Likes."<p>"As soon as you start to interact with your spiritual self, you start to become more interested in life, outside of the limits of time," Chronixx told me on a recent afternoon, immediately making it clear we …

This Reggae Song About the Health Benefits of Cucumber is the Best Thing You’ll Hear Today

Every Monday, reggae artist Macka B sings the praises of a food he loves. “Medical Mondays” have become a popular series on his YouTube page, and …

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I-Octane Teams Up with Ginjah on “One Chance”

By MPR Consulting The saying “you’ve got one life, one chance and what you do with it is up to you” are meaningful words to live by, and the subject …

How Indian reggae musician Taru Dalmia took to the streets to ‘defend dissent’

A documentary captures the former JNU student’s valiant efforts.<p>Unlike most bands in India today, an unabashedly liberal political outlook separates …

Ninjaspy powered by a strange but unique sound

Life is good for Ninjaspy.<p>“Things are going great,” exclaims Ninjaspy frontman and guitarist Joel Parent, in an interview earlier this week.<p>“We’re …

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Ziggy Marley - I Am A Human - Reggae Magazine | World A Reggae | Unifying people through Reggae Music

Enjoy this brand new free single, “I Am A Human”, that Ziggy is giving away to his fans to celebrate the new year. Listen above, stream it via all …

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The World music features this week: Jah9 and Café Tacvba

Each week on The World, we feature a unique selection of music, and every week, we put together the highlights for you here.<p><b>Reggae star Jah9</b><p>Jamaican reggae artist Jah9 is a woman who embodies the title of a track on her latest CD, "Unafraid." Women have long been eclipsed on the reggae scene by …

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Hoppin’ Frog Releases Dankster Frog IPA

Hoppin’ Frog is holding their first annual Dank Day this Thursday on 4/20 starting at 3:00 p.m. featuring live music from reggae band Human Nature, …

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Damian Marley to Headline Antigua Sailing Week’s Reggae in the Park

<b>ST. JOHN’S,</b> <b>Antigua, (April 11, 2017)</b>— Internationally acclaimed reggae artist, Damian “Junior Gong” Marley – the youngest son of the legendary Bob …

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Nattali Rize brings a new frequency to reggae

Australian singer-songwriter Nattali Rize is fast becoming one to watch on the competitive reggae scene. Following the release of her polished debut album Rebel Frequency, she talks to RFI about breaking into the male-dominated genre, and finding her tribe in Kingston, Jamaica.<p>Nattali Rize is …

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Jamaican Singer Lila Iké Shares Sweet Ode to Moms with “Biggest Fan”

Parents just want the best for the children. In many cases, parents would prefer their kids take the “safest” route—graduate from college and find a …

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BBC World Service - Music Extra, Get Up, Stand Up: Reggae in Poland

What makes the sweet rhythmical music of a Caribbean island so appealing to young people in the eastern European country of Poland? How did a reggae singer with dreadlocks come to win the TV show Poland's Got Talent? And why is Poland one of the biggest markets for reggae music in the world?<p>Bob …

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Jah Freedom is a beautiful guesthouse and a recording studio in Negril, Jamaica offering a wide<p>array of relaxed tropical accommodations and recording …

Tmrw.Tday Culture Fest To Hit Jamaican Shores! - Festival Sherpa | Online Guide to Festivals

<b>Think epic beach parties, equal parts house + reggae music, organic food, ganja and a plethora of wellness activities!</b><p><b>Tmrw.Tday Culture Fest</b> is …

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The Uprising Roots Band’s Mini Docufilm

Rising from the ashes, The Uprising Roots Band journey continues, a short documentary /mini docufilm Credits: Performances Footage by: BBC Radio …

Rodigan, My Life in Reggae

Like many white British teenagers in the 1960s, <b>David Rodigan</b> was obsessed with the exciting music that came out of Jamaica.<p>Unlike many of his …

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Courtney John Upcoming Album

Jamaican falsetto-singer <b>Courtney John</b> has over the years put out a number of mighty beautiful reggae songs, often with a vintage feel. But in 2013 he …

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