When Ziggy Marley looks at the Occupy movement sweeping the land, he wonders, “Where’s the music?” “In the ’60s and ’70s, there was plenty of music for peaceful revolutions,” Marley said. “Where are these songs now? Who is writing them? From Occupy Wall Street to revolution in Egypt, I wonder where the music is.” Marley, [...]
Duane Stephenson may be recognized as one of Reggae’s most talented sons with his top selling releases, “August Town” and “Black Gold,” but he is also a dedicated philanthropist. He has been spreading awareness of world hunger and supporting the efforts of the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) to end hunger worldwide, with special [...]
D ‘ ANGEL SINGS ABOUT BREAKING FREE AND NOT LIVING FOR THE WORLD BUT FOR HERSELF IN HER LATEST VIDEO. WELL DONE
Donisha Prendergast spreads grandfather Bob Marley’s gospel in RasTa, a new documentary screening at Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinema.
MONTREAL – Donisha Prendergast comes from a showbiz family – and it’s not just any old showbiz family. Her grandfather was the late, great reggae superstar Bob Marley, and she grew up steeped in the rich musical legacy of Jamaica’s most revered cultural icon. Her mother, Sharon Marley, toured the world as a member of [...]
Peter Tosh, born Winston Hubert McIntosh 19 October 1944 – 11 September 1987 , was a Jamaican reggae musician who was a core member of the band The Wailers (1963–1974), and who afterward had a successful solo career as well as being a promoter of Rastafari. L-R: Bunny Wailer, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh
Jamaica awarded the late Reggae Singer Dennis Brown with one of the highest islands Civil Honor, The Order Of Distinction for musical contributions
Dennis Brown a former child star who became known as the Crown Prince of Reggae, Brown was posthumously conferred Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, with the island’s highest civic honor, the Order of Distinction, for his musical contributions. (AP Photo/The Jamaica Observer, File) (Anonymous) (AP) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica on Monday awarded the late reggae singer [...]