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4 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Buju Banton, Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

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

Albany Times Union

Today's Birthdays

AUGUST 06: U.S. Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes campaigns with former U.S. President Bill Clinton at an event where they addressed members of the United Mine Workers of America August 6, 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Lexington, KY, Fred Thompson


Raggamuffin Announces Venue And Final Line-up

Other acts confirmed to join the line-up include NZ Pacific Music Award lifetime achievement inductee Che Fu & The Kratez , reggae favourites Sons of Zion , Mai FM's DJ Sirvere and JAfA MAfiA Crew + guests including Silva, Jah Red Lion, Israel Starr and MC Hlats .


Related Topix: Cypress Hill, Hip-Hop, Ub40, Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment, N.W.a.

Jamaica Observer

Honouring LKJ

IN 1970s Britain, the sounds of Marley, Burning Spear and Linton Kwesi Johnson were the soundtrack for militant black youth protesting racism in that country.


Related Topix: Burning Spear, Arts, Poetry

Mon Aug 18, 2014


$245,340: Cost of raising a child born in 2013

Check out this story on Tai Choo of Brunswick feeds his baby Mateo, 5-months-old, in front of a Bob Marley blanket during the first Reggae Festival at the Maine State Pier in Portland on August 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Bob Marley, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

In Conversation with Astronaut Chris Hadfield

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


Related Topix: The Conversation, Science / Technology, Space, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, David Bowie

Buju Banton receives boost in fight to overturn drug conviction

Buju Banton has earned a breakthrough in his bid for a new trial as oral arguments will be heard in a U.S. appeals court in the near future.


Related Topix: Buju Banton, Prison


New study confirms that switching to wood construction from concrete or steel reduces CO2 emissions

A new study published in the Journal of Sustainable Forestry. Carbon, Fossil Fuel, and Biodiversity Mitigation With Wood and Forests , confirms that building with wood really does reduce carbon dioxide emissions.


Related Topix: The Conversation

The Gleaner

Liquid to Play on Bet - DJ gets two-day slot on 106 and Park

ZJ Liquid will ignite Bet's 106 and Park for the second time this year. This as the DJ was re-invited to be their guest DJ for today's show and tomorrow.


Related Topix: Bounty Killer


Ziggy Marley to play the Sault

On Monday, October 6, Sault area reggae fans will like be at the Kiwanis Community Theatre Centre as Paul Merc Concerts presents Ziggy Marley live in concert for one night only.


Related Topix: Ziggy Marley, Canada

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Jamaica Observer

New Garvey book aimed at primary-level students

But, despite being made Jamaica's first national hero in 1964, hailed as a hero of the black nationalist and back-to-Africa movements globally, and an idol of roots reggae musicians, many Jamaicans still believe that Garvey has still not received the recognition he deserves at home.


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

Jamaica Observer

Bunji album hits the road

Differentology, the debut major label album from Trinidadian soca star Bunji Garlin, was released last Tuesday by RCA Records and VP Records.


Related Topix: Bunji Garlin, Hip-Hop, Major Lazer, New Braunfels, TX