Category: Jamaica

Lee “Scratch” Perry talks God, ganja and Japanese gadgets

Musical resumes don’t get much more impressive than Lee “Scratch” Perry’s, the Jamaican maverick credited with inventing both dub and reggae. Now 70, Perry was a talent scout for Clement “Coxsone” Dodd’s famed Studio One in the late 1950s and early ’60s; he pioneered sampling...

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Damian “Junior Gong” Marley Wins Grammy

Damian Marley took home the grammy for Best Reggae Album at the 48th annual grammy awards held on Februay 8th. My vote was broken between Damian and Sean Paul but it seems that Junior came out in the end to beat Sean Paul’s Trinity album...

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48th Annual Grammy Awards – Reggae Category

Last Year Toots and the Maytals took home the grammy for best reggae album and this year has another 4 contenders vying for the coveted award. Best Reggae Album nominees Clothesdrop Shaggy Our Music Burning Spear Welcome To Jamrock Damian Marley Black Gold & Green...

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