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3 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

FAME DJs rock Bikini Sundayz

IT was standing room only, as the FAME FM DJ crew of Arif Cooper and Sanjay completed their musical invasion of Wray & Nephew Bikini Sundayz FAME DJ Invasion at Ultra Beach Club in Portmore, St Catherine, last Sunday.


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8 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Elephant Man's fashion frolic

Social media has been buzzing for the past two days after a photograph surfaced featuring local deejay Elephant Man in what appears to be a skirt.


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12 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Docket: 'Blurred Lines'; Bob Marley; TV Stunt Accident

A roundup of entertainment law news including a lawsuit from a man who tried to set the record for "fastest time to jump through 10 panes of tempered glass."


Related Topix: Bob Marley, Dance, Robin Thicke, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Business News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

New York Daily News

Laura Bush a Rastafarian, daughter jokes

Ya man: Jenna Bush Hager reveals her mom Laura, pictured in 2005, loves the sounds of Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff.


Related Topix: Laura Bush, Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Crawford, TX, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics


Couch Tour Alert | Dave Matthews Band In Jacksonville

Back in April, we reported on an announcement that concert promoter Live Nation would team with Yahoo! to webcast 365 concerts in 365 days.


Related Topix: Dave Matthews Band, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Dave Matthews, Michael Franti & Spearhead

96-5 KISS FM Cleveland, OH

Katy Perry Has Written a Reggae Track With Major Lazer

Katy Perry is probably the last person you'd ever expect to do a reggae track, but it's happened.


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Bay Areaa s RAFA to kick off Island Reggae Festival

RAFA, a roots reggae band out of East Palo Alto, will bring its soulful sound to the Island Reggae Festival at Great America on Saturday, where the group will open for the likes of Anuhea, Rebel Souljahz and Fiji.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, East Palo Alto, CA, Jimmy Cliff, Travel

WTOP-FM Washington

HOLD Reggae tradition lives on through Ziggy Marley

Even though Bob Marley has been gone 33 years, the reggae pioneer remains legendary within the genre.


Related Topix: Ziggy Marley, Bob Marley, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television


The FT Top 100 Songs of All Time #3: Shaggy - Boombastic

Its usage in the pinnacle of BBC light entertainment aside - what a record this is! The drum intro is played on the side of a rusty water tank.


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Daily Star

'Music is not new, it's all recycled,' says dancehall reggae sensation Shaggy

MR BOOMBASTIC: Shaggy wants to shrug off the mainstream R&B and pop styles for the rest of his career [WENN] The Jamaican-American dancehall artist, who shot to fame in 1993 with 'Oh Carolina', claims that the majority of pop music today is copied from older material and he is keen to go back to reggae roots.


Related Topix: Shaggy, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Robin Thicke

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: UB40

Members of the legendary Birmingham reggae outfit UB40 are to join their own cover band, UB42, at the Leyton Big Weekend Festival.


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Jamaica Observer

Maxi Priest gets Billboard love

It has been a while since British reggae singer Maxi Priest entered the Billboard charts.


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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Age

Don't hold breath on power prices: expert

Clive Palmer's audacious bid to ensure households play less for electricity after the carbon tax is abolished may be an empty gesture.


Related Topix: The Conversation

Trinadad Express

Tarrus Riley wants to meet you

Tarrus Riley is here and wants to meet you. That was the message the Jamaican reggae artiste sent to the people of Trinidad and Tobago when he spoke with the Express on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America, Bushman

311 bring fun vibe to DTE

Celebrating their 24th year together as a band, 311 continues to bring their all to each and every show they play and Sunday night was no exception as they ran through a set list comprised of twenty-three songs that included songs from their latest release, Stereolithic , as well as some of their biggest hits and a few rarities.


Related Topix: The Wailers, Bob Marley

Jeans 'Designed' By Lions And Tigers To Benefit Japanese Zoo

At long last, the ultimate in that "distressed look" for jeans. In a charity to support the Kamine Zoo in Hitachi City, Japan , the Mineko Club of volunteer zoo boosters is holding an auction of three pairs of one-of-a-kind blue jeans designed by lions and tigers and yes, bears, too.


Related Topix: The Conversation

Jewish Chronicle

Matisyahu: He's lost his locks and wife but found a new voice

In 2011, American Chasidic reggae-rapper Matisyahu shaved off his beard and announced that he was "reclaiming" himself.


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Common Ground Festival 2014: Day 2 photos, all mixed up with 311, The Wailers and Violent Femmes

When : Through July 13, 2014 Where : Adado Riverfront Park, downtown Lansing July 10 Main Stage Line-Up : Justin Moore , David Nail , and Gord Bamford Tickets : Various prices for each day; Festival pass $99.50 for adults, $35 for kids Contact : Call the main office at 267-1502 or go to LANSING, MI -- It wasn't the same crowd ... (more)


Related Topix: The Wailers, Lansing, MI

Erie Times News

Take a shine to Schickalay's

Situated at the busy intersection of West Sixth Street and Peninsula Drive, not far from the entrance to Presque Isle State Park, Schickalay's on the Bay has blossomed into a cool, casual hangout spot to enjoy summer.


Related Topix: Jimmy Cliff, Erie, PA, Beer

Jamaica Observer

Reggae boosts California festival

Warren Smith, founder of the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival , says the decision to highlight reggae's diversity helped make this year's event a success.


Related Topix: Boonville, CA, Sly & Robbie, Toots & the Maytals, The Maytals