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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 [...]
Sierra Nevada World Music Festival has announced that they’ve added Vusi Mahlasela, Brigadier Jerry, The Cables, Duane Stephenson, Saritah, and Jah Love Sound System to this year’s lineup.
The Sierra Nevada World Music Festival is pleased to announce that Vusi Mahlasela, Brigadier Jerry, The Cables, Duane Stephenson, Saritah and Jah Love Sound System have been added [...]
It’s early for Valentine’s Day, but not too early to fall in love. Here’s a list of reggae love songs to help you out:
Is This Love, Could You Be Loved, Stir It Up, Turn Your Lights Down Low, Waiting In Vain, and No Woman, No Cry by Bob Marley
She’s Royal, the recent hit from Tarrus [...]
[ May 2, 2010; ] Tony Rebel, Alison Hinds, and Saran Dunmore are confirmed as hosts for tonight’s 29th international Reggae and World Music Awards. Performers at tonight’s event will include: Julian Marley, Gramps Morgan, Alison Hinds, Queen Ifrica, Tarrus Riley, Barbee, Tony Rebel, Macka Diamond, Winsome Benjamin, Mutabaruka, New Kingston Band, Samini, Brigadier Jerry, Dean Fraser, [...]
[ February 27, 2010; 12:00 am to 11:30 pm. ] The 17th annual Bob Marley Movements of Jah People Caribbean Festival and Food Drive is scheduled to take place on February 27, 2010 at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami.
This day-long festival features a variety of international food and an arts and crafts marketplace. This years festival features: Stephen Marley, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Julian [...]
Cristy Barber, VP Records‘ Vice President of Marketing and Promotions, has finally taken action to end the uneven representation of reggae acts at the Grammy awards. As an example, Barber notes that Tarrus Riley wasn’t nominated for Contagious, this year’s wildly popular lovers’ rock reggae album, nor was Queen Ifrica nominated for Montego Bay.
Sean Paul won the Best Reggae Gong at the 2009 MOBO awards last night in Glasgow, Scotland. He did not attend though, and his acceptance speech was recorded. It was a tough category – other nominees included fan favorites Mavado, Serani, Tarrus Riley, whose recent album is Contagious, and Vybz Kartel.
International dancehall deejay Sean Paul [...]
Queens, NY-based reggae label VP Records has announced the forthcoming release of JACKSON LOVERS: A Reggae Tribute to the Late King of Pop. The Michael Jackson tribute album features reggae covers of Jackson’s top songs, including Human Nature by Tarrus Riley, You Are Not Alone by Duane Stephenson, Thriller by Singing Melody, The Girl is [...]
Can’t get enough of Reggae Sumfest 2009? Good news – “the greatest reggae show on Earth” is relaunching in virtual space on WWW.REGGAESUMFEST.TV.
Basically, it’s a website for Sumfest fans (and reggae fans in general) to view clips from this summer’s biggest live reggae music festival. Think of it as a Hulu for reggae fanatics. But [...]
Tarrus Riley released Contagious, his 3rd crooning conscious reggae album today. The 18-track album was originally announced last Friday in Montego Bay (after Reggae Sumfest 2009) and was released today on VP Records to the anticipation of reggae music fans around the world.
Contagious is truly a modern album, bolstered by guest appearances of today’s hottest [...]