Five Questions with Romeich Major

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From fashion designing to business mogul to artiste manager, Romeich Major does it all. Humble and jovial, the Romeich Entertainment frontman freely gave business advice as he spoke about his journey in the entertainment industry. If you are a…

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What a Bam Bam - Romae Gordon reflects on reggae great Toots Hibbert

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On the day we learned of Toots Hibbert’s death, I got into an impassioned discussion with my mom about Bam Bam. Her opinion surprised me, especially since she was closer to Toots’ generation than I am. Because she grew up to the early beats of…

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Young creative scores with animated video for Wailing Souls classic

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Nearly two decades after it was first released, Shark Attack, a single by veteran roots reggae group Wailing Souls, has been given a makeover, in more ways than one. Not only has Sicilian reggae singer Alborosie been added to the classic 1992 track…

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Being an artiste’s son is not an easy road – Jahazeil Myrie

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There are pros to being the son of a recording artiste, but Jahazeil Myrie, son of Grammy award winning reggae-dancehall entertainer Mark ‘Buju Banton’ Myrie, says it’s not always an easy road. And, the young artiste is not asking for it to be…

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9-y-o tackles police brutality on debut reggae single

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Nine-year-old California-based Kailash tackles the issue of police brutality on his debut reggae single Seems So Strange (Police Brutality). Seems So Strange was produced by Adrian ‘Donsome’ Hanson for Donsome Records. Kailash explained why he…

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IOJ hails Toots Hibbert

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The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) has hailed ska and reggae legend Toots Hibbert as a singer who embodied the mission of the institute by ensuring his contributions to the Jamaican culture have been preserved and will live on for generations to come…

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T’Jean Bennett gets biblical inspiration for latest track

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Producer-turned-artiste T’Jean Bennett says he hopes his latest single, Let Them Talk, will inspire listeners to stay motivated in the midst of constant scrutiny and bad mind. Disclosing that the track was given to him via biblical revelation,…

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Ziggy Marley presents ‘Bob Marley: Portrait of the Legend’

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Mixing the iconic with the intimate and bringing together striking images of his on-stage performances, along with glimpses into his creative process in and out of the studio, and family life in Jamaica. This is exactly what you can expect from the…

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Sales spike for Toots - Six albums in iTunes reggae chart

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An astronomic spike in sales has seen albums and singles by reggae legend Toots Hibbert, frontman of the group Toots and the Maytals, topping both the iTunes Top 100 reggae albums and singles charts simultaneously while making huge inroads in the…

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Coming Soon: ‘Trolls World Tour’ | An amazing musical journey

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This star-studded sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 musical Trolls, promises a magical cinematic experience for the entire family. The cast features the voices of Anna Kendrick as Poppy, Justin Timberlake as Branch, Rachel Bloom as Barb, James…

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