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Sir Charles Mattocks, nephew of Bob Marley

Sir Charles, born Charles Mattocks, is the nephew of the late reggae legend Bob Marley. Over the past 15 years he’s built a reputation first as an actor, then as a diabetes advocate. Now he’s launching a career in reggae music.
Sir Charles grew up in Brooklyn and Long Island, New York. While spending his [...]

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Tarrus Riley 

Tarrus Riley

Taurus Riley is often referred to as one of the greatest living Jamaican roots reggae and lovers rock singers. His tenor vocals and Rastafarian lyrics make him a wildly popular performer in the Caribbean, North America, and Europe.
Tarrus describes his reggae sound as “healing music”” and his passion is evident not only in his conscious [...]

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JAMROCK Magazine a premier glossy lifestyle publication with  a distinctly Caribbean-American flair; based in New York is proud to this year bring Ms. Trinidad and Tobago International Woman, Renee Bhagwandeen to the 12th staging of Caribbean Fashion Week in Kingston, Jamaica.
Renee is the reigning Ms. Trinidad and Tobago International woman, a native of the twin [...]

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Japan Aid Reggae Event 

JAMROCK For Japan With Mr. Vegas In NYC

[ April 18, 2011; 12:00 am to 11:00 pm. ] From Jamrock Magazine:

We have all been moved by the human catastrophe that has visited the country of Japan in recent weeks. Needless to say, the initial earthquake followed by the threat of deadly radiation have exacted an unbearable and miserable toll on the Japanese people. Even though we are miles away from the epicenter of [...]

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Dub Poet Infinity 

Dub Poet Infinity live in NYC

[ February 27, 2011; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Update: It sounds like this show has been postponed, so check with the venue before you head out.

On Sunday, February 27, 2010, dub poet Infinity will perform live at Sullivan Hall in New York City. King of Zulu Entertainment is presenting this “dubmatic” night of entertainment in celebration of Infinity’s birthday.

Dub poet Infinity is a [...]

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Collie Buddz live in concert: New York-Tokyo Music Festival 2007

[ September 22, 2007; ] In a clear demonstration of Collie Buddz’s growing popularity and reggae’s growing influence on other cultures, Buddz will perform live at the 2007 New York-Tokyo Music Festival . Described in the press release as a “special appearance,” some might say he is headlining the event.
Collie Buddz was born Colin Harper New Orleans and raised [...]

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After losing sponsorship, Reggae Carifest goes on

It looks like Reggae Carifest is scheduled to go on as planned, in spite of losing it’s sponsorship from Power 105 (a Clear Channel station).
Power 105 removed it’s sponsorship in response to 2 artists homophobic lyrics. Buju Banton‘s “Boom Bye Bye” and Bounty Killer’s song “Another Level” both describe violently killing gay men. [...]

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