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38 min ago | GhanaWeb

The lamentations of Lord Kenya

The debate about gospel and secular music, specifically whether secular music offers anything to the religious person, has been a long- running one.

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4 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Uzziah 'Sticky' Thompson dies

PERCUSSIONIST Uzziah 'Sticky' Thompson, who played on a number of groundbreaking songs in a 50-year career, died Monday in Florida.

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Related Topix: The Skatalites, Ska, The Mighty Diamonds

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Star Online

Reggae returns to Jamaica, recalling golden era of 1970s

In Kingston, Jamaica, the main event at fight night a popular boxing showcase is hours away, but the crowd at the National Stadium's indoor arena, from the young and hip to the elderly, is already pumped.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Bob Marley, Bob Marley & the Wailers

City Paper

ToDo ToDay: "Postcards from the Trenches," Third World, and Molly

If you've spent any time studying World War I, you'll remember that soldiers spent much of their time hiding from the enemy in trenches.

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Related Topix: Third World, Painting, Arts

Movies.com

New TV Spot for 'Gone Girl' Keeps the Murder Mystery Alive

There's still more than a month left before Gone Girl comes out, and I'm scared of being spoiled on the mystery.

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Related Topix: The Conversation

Live Science

Why Are Landslides So Devastating?

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, World News, Japan, Landslide, Weather, Natural Disasters

The Argus

Culture, Concorde 2, Friday, August 15

Formed in 1976, Kenyatta carries the message of his father Joseph, who died in 2006, with a compelling energy that swept the Concorde crowd through 75 minutes of skanking heaven.

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Related Topix: Culture

Live Science

Four Ethics Lessons From the Ebola Outbreak

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Inaugural Culture Fest lays claim to Nashville

In a few days days the inuagural Culture Fest Nashville, presented by Xfinity and sponsored by The Tennessee Tribune, kicks off with the legendary Third World taking the stage at the Nashville Farmers' Market to deliver one of the best performances you'll see this year.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Third World, African-American, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, Fisk University

Joystiq

Slowpoke used reggae music video, it's super effective

While it's not exactly Bob Marley strumming a guitar in the summer heat of Kingston, this Slowpoke music video is a solid representation of reggae ideals - assuming Pokemon lazily devouring their own bloated bodies in a psychedelic ouroboros of Pepto-Bismol-colored nightmares is a core tenet of the genre.

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Related Topix: Bob Marley

The New Zealand Herald

Lorde rocks up for MTV video accolade

She's been a reluctant rock star in the past but Lorde happily took home the award for Best Rock Video at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles yesterday, even swearing like a proper rocker.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lorde, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, The Royals, Taylor Swift, Celebrities, Dance, Katy Perry

Mirror.co.uk

CBB 2014: David McIntosh thinks he's too good looking to leave the house

Kelly Brook's muscular boyfriend is sure there's no way he'll get voted out in Wednesday's eviction because he's one of the hottest housemates The Gladiators star has admitted that he would be a lunatic if he wanted to stay any longer in the Channel 5 reality show.

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Related Topix: The Gladiators

Jamaica Observer

Like father, like son

Krishane Levy, the 20-year-old son of dancehall legend Barrington Levy, is preparing to release his debut single, Drunk & Incapable in the United Kingdom come October.

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Related Topix: Barrington Levy, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Sun Aug 24, 2014

GantDaily.com

Nick Davila tosses 8 touchdown passes, Rattlers crush Gladiators in ArenaBowl

Cleveland, OH, United States - Nick Davila threw eight touchdown passes as the Arizona Rattlers bested the Cleveland Gladiators for the largest margin in ArenaBowl history, 73-32 Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena.

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Related Topix: The Gladiators

The New Zealand Herald

Lorde unprepared for VMAs

Last minute wardrobe and styling choices are underway in Lorde's hotel room this morning as the 17-year-old singer prepares for today's MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lorde, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, The Royals

CBS Local

Buccaneers Cut 12 Players, 3 To Go Before Tuesday Deadline

The Buccaneers let go 12 players from their roster Sunday afternoon following their return from Buffalo.

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Related Topix: The Buccaneers

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Reggae making a revival in Jamaica, recalling gold...

The main event at fight night in Kingston, a popular boxing showcase, was hours away, but the crowd at the National Stadium's indoor arena, from the young and hip to the elderly, was already pumped.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Central America, Bob Marley, Bob Marley & the Wailers, The Wailers

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

The Conversation feedback: On a mission to get bikes off sidewalks

Sacramento Bee readers respond to last week's Conversation questions: Does Sacramento need protected bicycle lanes, like the one above in Davis? And should there be fines for riding a bike on a city sidewalk? Hilary Abramson's article about being injured by a bicycle rider cruising on a downtown sidewalk and her mission to draw attention to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, The Conversation, Boulevard, CA, Opinion

Jamaica Observer

Kardinal goes reggae

Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall says Suit of Black, his upcoming album, has a lot in store for reggae/dancehall fans.

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Related Topix: Kardinal Offishall, Hip-Hop, Bunji Garlin, Akon, R-N-B

Jamaica Observer

Wailing down Europe

ROOTS legend Bunny Wailer broke new ground on his recent European tour which he used to salute the evolution of reggae music.

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Related Topix: Bunny Wailer, France, World News, The Wailers

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