Category: Jamaica

Sean Kingston debut album

Sean Kingston is one of the biggest if not the biggest new artists of 2007. His self titled debut album was released recently and his hit song “beautiful girls” is riding high on the airwaves. His album description credits him with creating a new genre...

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Happy 62nd Birthday to the great Bob Marley

Several activities are scheduled across Jamaica, and the globe, to mark the birth of late reggae king Bob Marley, who would have been 62 years old today. Mr Marley needs no introduction, his music has reached so far and done more than arguable any other...

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Church Heathen – Shaggy

I can’t believe I didn’t post this video a few days ago when I first saw it. I am a avid listener of local Jamaican music but late I’ve been turned off a little by all the pointless, disgusting, poorly written songs that have been...

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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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