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Chefs and Vendors Set to Wow at 9th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in NY

Chefs and Vendors Set to Wow at 9th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in NY

NEW YORK – On Sunday, July 21, 2019, the sweet aroma of smoking grills and pulsating reggae and soca music will fill the air as Roy Wilkins Park, in Queens New York, will come alive with the 9th staging of the Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Popular Caribbean restaurants and food vendors will offer an […]

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Marcia Griffiths among Reggae Empresses Performing at Oland Roots Festival

Marcia Griffiths among Reggae Empresses Performing at Oland Roots Festival

by Howard Campbell SWEDEN – This weekend, the Queen of Reggae, Marcia Griffiths travels to Sweden where she will perform at the Oland Roots Festival, an all-female event that began on July 10.  For Griffiths, who appears on closing night (July 13), working with an all-sister cast is a long time coming. In fact, she […]

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Jah Cure Releases Video for “Pretty Face”

Jah Cure Releases Video for “Pretty Face”

NEW YORK – Jah Cure has released the video for his new single “Pretty Face” today. The song, off his upcoming album “Royal Soldier” out August 30th, is dedicated to celebrating women and their beauty. Directed by Justin “Jus Bus” Nation, the video displays Jah Cure on vacation in a tropical oasis with his lady […]

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Jah Bami Releases New Soca Music on SeaSide Villa Riddim

Jah Bami Releases New Soca Music on SeaSide Villa Riddim

by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – Weaned on the timeless Calypsos of his native Trinidad and Tobago, and Jamaican roots-reggae, singer Jah Bami is an unapologetic Caribbean man. Though his recent work leaned heavily toward dub, his latest project is straight soca. That project is called the SeaSide Villa Riddim, which features songs by a number […]

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Estelle Curates Successful Evening of Afro-Beats, Reggae, Dancehall and Soca For the 2019 Essence Music Festival

Estelle Curates Successful Evening of Afro-Beats, Reggae, Dancehall and Soca For the 2019 Essence Music Festival

New Orleans – On Friday July 5th, Grammy Award Winning singer Estelle curated an evening of Afro-Beats, Reggae, Dancehall and Soca for the 2019 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. In its 25th anniversary, the songstress thought it would be the perfect time to merge the standard fans of R&B, Hip Hop, & Soul with fans […]

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Reggae Ambassadors Third World Still Irie After 45 Years

Reggae Ambassadors Third World Still Irie After 45 Years

by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – Though Third World officially turned 45 last year, the band had not marked the milestone in South Florida where its members are based. They made up for that in fine style on July 5 at The Casino at Dania Beach. The six-piece band’s performance was divided into three segments, […]

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BeREGGAE 6 Makes History for Afro-Caribbean Music at Piedmont Park

BeREGGAE 6 Makes History for Afro-Caribbean Music at Piedmont Park

ATLANTA – The sixth annual BeREGGAE Music Festival will take place at Piedmont Park on August 10 and 11th, 2019. This event is one of the largest free Afro-Caribbean music festival in the southeastern United States. In an unprecedented move, the Atlanta Reggae In The Park LLC Team (parent company for Be Reggae 6), moved […]

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Trinidadian born Comedian Cindy-Ann Jane Produces Comedy Show

Trinidadian born Comedian Cindy-Ann Jane Produces Comedy Show

Mauvais Langue Cocktails and Comedy Uncovered at Artserve in Sunrise – July 28th SUNRISE — Mauvais Langue Cocktails and Comedy Uncovered is being held at Artserve Inc, 1350 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale on July 28, 2019 from 3pm to 7pm. The event features Trinidadian born Comedian Cindy-Ann Jane with an all-female lineup of local South […]

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Maricia RaMed and PRr A RaMed– Rising Star Releases Music to the World

Maricia RaMed and PRr A RaMed– Rising Star Releases Music to the World

NEW YORK – Maricia RaMed and PRr A RaMed is a lioness on the rise, making strides as a trailblazer for female vocalists climbing to the top. Maricia continues to experiment with genres ranging from pop, r&B and gospel to lovers rock, reggae and dancehall. Through her music, she exemplifies a powerful woman well established in […]

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Commentary with Winston Barnes: Celebration of International Reggae Day

Commentary with Winston Barnes: Celebration of International Reggae Day

SOUTH FLORIDA – July 1st was observed and celebrated as International Reggae Day, but we need to continue an examination of this music and how it has been practiced for the last half a century. And, we’re not talking about the creative side as that is a given. In addition, talk about reggae being dead […]

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