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Shereita Grizzle, Gleaner Writer Winston Hubert McIntosh more popularly known as Peter Tosh was born on October 19, 1944. Having moved to Trench Town as a teen where he met Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer, Tosh quickly rose to fame as part of the reggae
Shereita Grizzle, Gleaner Writer In 1970, Jamaica-born graphic artist Neville Garrick was a student at the University of California in Los Angeles. It was there that he and six other black students created the mural known as 'The Black Experience'.
Mel Cooke, Gleaner Writer Boko Haram, the group waging a violent campaign in Nigeria (mostly in the north) in support of its hardline Muslim agenda, has earned the dubious honour of enhanced notoriety through its mass abduction of young girls...
Shereita Grizzle, Gleaner Writer Popular reggae backing band, The 809 Band will reunite this summer at Roy Wilkins Park in New York City for the 50th anniversary musical tribute to Marcia Griffiths. According to online sources, the reunion is being
One of the most commonly accepted inaccuracies in popular music is that there is one surviving Wailer, but that is not entirely true. The surviving Wailer often referred to is Neville O'Riley Livingstone, better known as Bunny Wailer, but Beverley
Leighton Levy, Gleaner Writer Buoyed by the impact of her last album and recognising the need to reach out more to today's youth, New York-based, Jamaica-born pastor, Thency Dennis, is about to release a brand-new gospel album. Titled I Am So
Curtis Campbell, Gleaner Writer International reggae band Rootz Revealerz is once again hitting the airwaves hard, this time with a single titled She Pray. The groovy new single is said to represent contemporary reggae music and shows the experienced
Though many in the Rebel Salute crowd had been standing for close to 10 hours, Wailer had them skanking on the grounds of Richmond Estate in St Ann. Wailer's voice was as clear as crystal when he stepped on stage at 5:51 a.m., looking dapper in full
And for over two decades, Snoop Dogg has learned how to keep his brand afloat...Following a trip to Jamaica, he became a Rastafarian and recorded Reincarnated a specious reggae album under the alias, Snoop Lion...Adopting a faux Jamaican accent,
Snoop Lion's nomination comes in the wake of the success of his Diplo-produced reggae album, Reincarnated , which was released in April of this year. The album features reggae/dancehall artistes Popcaan, Collie Budz, Mr Vegas, and Mavado, as well as