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55 min ago | RollingStone


For the first time in ages, Trinidadian soca a percussive, often high-speed, calypso-influenced Caribbean music has a new global star in the making.


Related Topix: Bunji Garlin, Music, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | RollingStone

Behind the Filth and the Fury: Rarely Seen Sex Pistols Photos

Photographer Dennis Morris first captured the attention of the Sex Pistols when Johnny Rotten saw some of the work he'd done with Bob Marley.


Related Topix: The Sex Pistols, Punk, Bob Marley, Music, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | Clackamas Review

Dish out less at gate at this year's state fair

The 149th Oregon State Fair, which starts Friday, Aug. 22 and goes through Sept.


Related Topix: Ziggy Marley, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Charlie Daniels Band, Country, The Beach Boys

10 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

Tonight in live music: Steel Pulse

Jamaica-born, England-raised Steel Pulse vocalist/frontman David Hinds has dreadlocks as thick as my wrists and as long as my arms, supposedly a measure of his wisdom, maturity and knowledge, reflecting his age as well as the time he's spent as a Rasta .


Related Topix: Steel Pulse, Bob Marley

14 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Calgary fest shows diversity

DESPITE a drop in attendance and persistent rain, Leo Cripps, a spokesperson for the annual Calgary Reggae Festival, described last week's show as "an amazing event".


Related Topix: Third World, World News, China

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Getting back to the garden

Macka B and the Roots Ragga Band stir it up at last year's Reggae Garden Festival at the Town Gardens Bowl THE TOWN Gardens Bowl will reverberate with a reggae beat once more as the Reggae Garden Festival returns for its fourth year after its humble beginnings as a send-off party.



UB40 star joins battle to find bone marrow donor for Solihull singer

Ulrika Dandekar's last hope is a stem cell donor, yet no UK match has yet been found for the 22-year-old, known as Riya to friends UB40 star Astro has joined the desperate campaign to find a bone marrow donor for a Solihull musician struck down by rare blood cancer UB40 star Astro has joined the desperate campaign to find a bone marrow donor for a ... (more)


Related Topix: Ub40, West Midlands County, England, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Salt Lake City Weekly

Ziggy Marley is at The Depot tonight, maybe he'll sing the theme song from Arthur

Dear GYA, Goin to Ziggy Marley at The Depot tonight for one reason and one reason alone, to groove to the Zig Man's all-time best track, "Believe in Yourself."


Related Topix: Ziggy Marley, Salt Lake City, UT, Israel Vibration

Messenger Newspapers

Marley skin cancer 'not sun-driven'

A rare type of skin cancer that killed reggae star Bob Marley causes distinct genetic faults not driven by the action of sunlight, research has shown.


Related Topix: Bob Marley


US court grants new appeal hearing for Buju Banton

New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.


Related Topix: Buju Banton, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

The Gleaner

Cops probe if... Jamaican Artiste Scams Canadian Producer

A Canadian producer has reported to the police that a Jamaican artiste has scammed him of thousands of Jamaican dollars after claiming that he could get incarcerated dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel to record a single.


Related Topix: Sizzla

Jamaica Observer

'Buju Banton' lawyers to make oral arguments before US Appeals Court

Lawyers representing the jailed Jamaican singer, Buju Banton, say the US Appeals Court has granted their request to present oral arguments regarding his efforts to obtain a new trial.

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Related Topix: Buju Banton, Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canberra City News

In Conversation with mountaineer Andrew Lock

ANDREW Lock is the most accomplished high-altitude mountaineer in Australian history.


Related Topix: The Conversation

The New Zealand Herald

Lorde wants to get her hands on a 'Moon Man'

Kiwi pop sensation Lorde has been named as a presenter at this weekend's MTV Video Music Awards - but she really wants to get a trophy to keep for herself .


Related Topix: Lorde, Pop/Rock, The Royals


Dance hall star Shaggy to rock East Africa

International legendary dance hall artist Shaggy aka "Mr Lover man" is set to thrill East African music audience on September 20at Namboole stadium Kampala, Uganda.


Related Topix: Shaggy, Uganda, Africa, World News

Lowell Sun

Bob Marley musical to make premiere in Baltimore

A musical about Bob Marley that uses the Jamaican reggae icon's music is in the works for next year.


Related Topix: Bob Marley, Kaya, Theater, Arts

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Maxwell Enlists Erykah Badu, Anthony Hamilton & More for Caribbean Cruise

Organizers have announced that during the cruise -- which takes place May 3, 2015 -- fans will enjoy headlining showcases from Erykah Badu , Anthony Hamilton , Ledisi , Joe , Chrisette Michele , Robert Glasper , Eric Roberson , Norman Brown and Boney James.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Anthony Hamilton, Soul, Hip-Hop, Erykah Badu, Eric Roberson, The Wailers

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Bob Marley musical to make premiere in Baltimore

The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.


Related Topix: Bob Marley, Ferguson, MO

Center Stage to Premiere New Bob Marley Musical in 2015

Center Stage, the State Theater of Maryland, announced today that it will produce the world premiere of Marley, the first original musical based on both the life and music of cultural icon Bob Marley .


Related Topix: Bob Marley, Theater, Arts

Scientific American

Is Iceland's Next Volcanic Eruption About to Happen?

A pattern of earthquakes and movements reveal where magma is moving toward the surface and will erupt if it gets there Editor's note: The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation , an online publication covering the latest research.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, The Conversation