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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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reggae wave 

This is Reggae Music by Inner Circle featuring Reggae Wave

BadBoysofReggae.com have released Inner Circle‘s official video, This Is Reggae Music, featuring The Reggae Wave
January 12th marked the beginning of “The Reggae Wave” project at Circle Village . In attendance were representatives of Jahfe, Fourth Dimension, Roots Shakedown, Spred The Dub, Skafyah and Stampede Movement as well as Inner Circle, Lance O of Kultcha Shok [...]

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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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Reggae crooner Machel Montano performing at a past IRAWMA ceremony 

Top Caribbean entertainers named for IRAWMA weekend in Trinidad and Tobago

As plans unfold for the staging of the 30th anniversary of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) in Trinidad and Tobago anticipation is at an all time high. Music fans and industry insiders are eagerly awaiting the host of performances for the renowned awards show as well as the major concert event “Reggae [...]

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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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2011 Love Your Mother Earth Music Festival 

Love Your Mother Earth Festival 2011

[ June 16, 2011 to June 18, 2011. ] This summer, on June 16th through the 18th, 2011, the Love Your Mother Earth (LYME) festival will be held at Ryan Creek Meadows in Montana, USA.

Early bird tickets are selling for $25 each for the first 200 tickets sold. You can get them at the official LYME website (see the URL below).

The LYME Festival 2011 [...]

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Gangstas - The Movie 

Barrington Levy to star in Gangstas movie from Jamaica

We’ve just received word that dancehall star Vybz Kartel and reggae singer Barrington Levy are going to star in Gangstas, a new feature film that’s being shot in Jamaica.
The action flick is heavily rooted in Barrington Levy’s Gangsters soundtrack, which includes performances by Vybz Kartel and DJ Khago. The movie aspires to show the gritty [...]

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Bruno Mars and Damian Marley - Liquor Store Blues 

Damian Marley and Bruno Mars – Liquor Store Blues music video

Pop singer Bruno Mars has followed his recent pop music Grammy award win with a new music video featuring reggae music artiste Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley.
The song, Liquor Store Blues is from Bruno Mars’ debut album Doo-Wops & Hooligans. I have no idea how Damian Marley fits into the picture, except thematically (and the [...]

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Collie Buddz Playback Tour 

Collie Buddz Playback Tour

[ March 13, 2011; March 18, 2011; March 19, 2011; March 20, 2011; March 24, 2011; March 25, 2011; March 26, 2011; March 27, 2011; March 30, 2011; March 31, 2011; April 1, 2011; April 2, 2011; April 3, 2011; April 5, 2011; April 6, 2011; April 7, 2011; April 8, 2011; April 9, 2011; April 12, 2011; April 13, 2011; April 14, 2011; April 15, 2011; April 16, 2011; April 17, 2011; April 19, 2011; April 20, 2011; April 21, 2011; April 22, 2011; April 23, 2011; June 17, 2011; June 18, 2011; June 19, 2011; ] Collie Buddz is on a US tour this spring with New Kingston and Los Rakas. The tour supports his new Playback EP, which is also available as a >free Playback download.

Collie Buddz will be joined by EPMD, Los Rakas, Goapele, Taj Weekes and Adowa, Tidal Waves, Black Ghandi, and New Kingston at various stops [...]

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The Upsetter - The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry 

The Upsetter – Lee “Scratch” Perry documentary movie

[ March 25, 2011; March 26, 2011; March 27, 2011; March 28, 2011; March 29, 2011; March 30, 2011; March 31, 2011; April 1, 2011; April 2, 2011; April 3, 2011; April 4, 2011; April 5, 2011; April 6, 2011; April 7, 2011; April 8, 2011; April 9, 2011; April 10, 2011; April 13, 2011; April 14, 2011; April 15, 2011; April 16, 2011; April 17, 2011; April 20, 2011; April 22, 2011; April 23, 2011; May 13, 2011; May 14, 2011; ] There’s a new reggae artist biopic coming to the big screen: The Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry. The reggae music documentary details the life and times of Lee “Scratch” Perry, arguably one of the world’s greatest dub reggae music producers. It was created by Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough, and [...]

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