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Enjoy Rhythms of Africa / Music Around The World  at West Broward High School Theater

Enjoy Rhythms of Africa / Music Around The World at West Broward High School Theater

PEMBROKE PINES – Epic Percussion Power!   Rhythms of Africa / Music Around The World, the journey that began eight years ago in Broward County returns on January 19, 2019 for two shows, 3 PM and 7:30 PM, following capacity-crowd performances at Miramar Cultural Center, Miami’s Arsht Center, Ft. Lauderdale’s Parker Playhouse, and Broward’s Bailey Hall. Once […]

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Sound Chat TV ‘Rocks’ Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise

Sound Chat TV ‘Rocks’ Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise

MIAMI – The high seas were chock full of electrifying Reggae and Dancehall performances, activities and culturally relevant events during the 5th Annual Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise, December 1-6, 2018, but beyond the in-your-face entertainment was a whole separate world of amazing television programming. Capturing the attention of thousands on the famed cruise was […]

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Reggae Artist Christopher Martin Takes Miami Art Basel 2018

Reggae Artist Christopher Martin Takes Miami Art Basel 2018

Artist Performs at Let There Be Reggae and Attends Exclusive Events MIAMI – VP Records artist Christopher Martin, known for his artistic music and style was right in his element at Miami’s Art Basel last week. The reggae/dancehall artist recently released singles “Come Back” and “Bun fi Bun” featured on the upcoming “Strictly the Best” Compilation out this January. He […]

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14th Annual Jazz In The Gardens Music Fest Features Sensational Line-Up

14th Annual Jazz In The Gardens Music Fest Features Sensational Line-Up

MIAMI GARDENS — Presented by the City of Miami Gardens and dubbed “the fastest growing jazz and R&B festival in the U.S.”, the 14th Annual Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival (JITG) is ushering in the 2019 festival season with the announcement of yet another “top notch” lineup. On March 9-10, 2019 the highly anticipated […]

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Juwdah Man Sings About Senseless Killings in Jamaica

Juwdah Man Sings About Senseless Killings in Jamaica

by Howard Campbell NEW JERSEY – It’s been one year since singer Juwdah Man released his first song, Nuh More Senseless Killing, which addressed the troubling crime situation in Jamaica. Based on recent developments in the country, he says it remains relevant. “The crime is not getting better, it’s getting worse we really need more songs […]

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Buju Banton Completes His Long Walk To Freedom and Makes His Way Home

Buju Banton Completes His Long Walk To Freedom and Makes His Way Home

ATLANTA – My destination is homeward bound, though forces try hold I down. Breaking chains has become the norm. I know I must get through no matter what a gwan.” -Buju Banton “Destiny”These poignant lines from Buju Banton’s Grammy-nominated album ‘InnaHeights’, have taken on added significance as the artist born Mark Myrie seeks to rule his own destiny. […]

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VP Records Congratulates Dalton Harris on The X Factor UK Victory

VP Records Congratulates Dalton Harris on The X Factor UK Victory

New York, NY – VP Records would like to congratulate Jamaican born reggae powerhouse, Dalton Harris on winning the 2018 The X Factor UK Competition this past Sunday (Dec. 2nd). Dalton’s musical journey began at the age of 16 after he won the Jamaican talent competition “Digicel Rising Stars” in 2010.  In 2013 one of his […]

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Reggae Icons Inner Circle Present New Year’s Day Reggae Jam at Wynwood Yard

Reggae Icons Inner Circle Present New Year’s Day Reggae Jam at Wynwood Yard

Featuring performances by The Mighty Diamonds, Mykal Rose, Jo Mersa Marley and more MIAMI – Ring in the new year with the legends of roots reggae! GRAMMY award-winning, Jamaican bred quintet Inner Circle has partnered with Reggae Sundays host Wynwood Yard to present the 1st annual NEW YEAR’S DAY REGGAE JAM from 2PM to 1AM on […]

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Commentary with Winston Barnes: Reggae Music

Commentary with Winston Barnes: Reggae Music

SOUTH FLORIDA – A number of truly significant developments over the last few days argue well for Jamaican popular culture and reggae music. There is much to celebrate over Dalton Harris’ victory at the X-Factor contest in England. As in the case of Tessanne chin five years ago, the young Harris confirmed what many Jamaicans […]

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UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list

UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list

WASHINGTON, DC – Reggae music, whose chill, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations’ list of Global Cultural Treasures. UNESCO, the world body’s cultural and scientific agency, added the genre that originated in Jamaica to its collection of “intangible cultural heritage” deemed […]

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