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7 hrs ago | The Gleaner
Reggae artiste Fantan Mojah recently electrified the more than 20,000 reggae fans who turned out to the 20th anniversary of Reggae Jam Festival hosted in Germany. The Rasta Got Soul singer, who has developed a strong fan-base in Europe and Africa, delivered a high energy and interactive set, which led to the audience giving an encore.
11 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com
Very fast rising Nigerian singer - Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie aka 'Patoranking' is one of the hottest singing acts in the Nigerian music industry at the moment. Born May 27, 1990, Patoranking is a reggae-dancehall artiste and often describes himself as the next big thing after Bob Marley.
14 hrs ago | The Gleaner
Recording artistes Chronixx and Tessanne Chin will vie with each other, Sean Paul, Jimmy Cliff and Soja for the Bob Marley Award for Entertainer of the Year at the upcoming International Reggae and World Music Awards , to be staged at the Coral Spring Centre for the Arts in Florida on October 4. Reggae sensation Chronixx copped three other IRAWMA nominations in the shape of Male Vocalist of the Year, Best Song for Smile Jamaica and Best Music Video for Here Comes Trouble . Tessanne Chin, who has been riding a wave of popularity since winning season five of American talent show 'The Voice', bagged a second nomination for Female Vocalist of the Year.
20 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
Taking a deep draw on a pipe that glows with burning marijuana, reggae luminary Bunny Wailer gives a satisfied grin through a haze of aromatic smoke in his concrete yard painted in the red, green, gold and black colours identified with his Rastafarian faith. These days, the baritone singer from the legendary Wailers, the group he formed in 1963 with late superstars Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, has reason to feel good.
Probably Bob Marley, a poor boy from the hamlet of 9 Mile, St. Anne's Parish who became an international superstar. All facets of the Jamaican reality, positive and negative, thread their way through Marley's life trajectory.
Due to high demand, a second VIP lounge has been created ensuring fans won't miss out on a deluxe Raggamuffin experience. VIP ticketholders will be able to move between the two VIP lounges throughout the day with both including elevated views across to the stages, exclusive entertainment, dedicated bars and catering, and VIP bathrooms.
After recently slamming several local reggae artistes for their unprofessionalism, Borjan Tisma has now turned his attention to the dishonest promoters applying their trade in Europe. Just over a month ago Tisma, who is based in Poland, stressed that some of the artistes are killing the reggae music business due to their unethical ways.
Following the success of their sell-out UK tour last year, Reggae legends The Wailers are back on the road with their new Legend tour. The band will be performing the iconic album live on stage in its entirety featuring the classic chart-topping tracks "Three Little Birds," "I Shot The Sheriff," "Jamming" and many more.
Michael Gallagher of the Go8 has put out a press release in reaction to my piece in The Conversation on higher education reform , accusing me of "an attack on a straw man". It's a fine example of John Holbo's two-step of terrific triviality .
The autumn series of concerts at The University of Sheffield ranges from Gustav Holst's The Planets being performed in a pop-up planetarium to an orchestrated piece with a narration by Sheffield Great British Bake Off contestant Howard Middleton. Sounds of the Cosmos features images of interplanetary journeys on all eight sides of the Octagon with musical accompaniment from The Sheffield Rep Orchestra, conducted by George Morton, next Thursday .
It's been two years since Dan Stevens departed Downton Abbey and he's not lost any time actively pursuing some amazing new roles in theater, film and television. In his latest movie, A Walk Among the Tombstones , he stars opposite Liam Neeson playing a heroin trafficker bent on revenge who hires a private investigator to hunt down the serial killers that brutally murdered his wife.
Author and medical doctor Robin Cook vaulted onto the literary scene in 1977 with his much acclaimed medical thriller, "Coma." It was the first of 28 books, all of which became best sellers.
THE reform of Australia's federation is under review, with a White Paper process currently underway. In partnership with the Australian National University's Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at the Crawford School of Public Policy and with the University of Melbourne School of Government, "The Conversation" have asked leading Australian academics to begin a debate on renewing federalism, from tax reform to the broader issues of democracy.
Ask me if I felt a little strange holding two candles and celebrating the beginning of a New Year in September and I will tell you no. I have done stranger things and besides I knew exactly what I was doing.
Billboard's album sales chart has a new entry in its No. 5 spot: Legend , the greatest hits record by Bob Marley and the Wailers.
UB40, with Ali, Astro and Mickey, are back together and ready to perform their legendary hits plus new tracks from their forthcoming album. They will be performing at St David's Hall on April 15 2015.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:14 pm
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