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People Power-Jesse Royal Ushers in Post Pandemic Reggae Revival

By Shelah Moody Photos by Lee Abel   “Music is service, so we live in service continually,” said conscious reggae singer Jesse Royal.     On Oct. 5, the “Modern Day Judas” singer, his dynamic Jamaican band and his younger brother  DJ Justus, of the Ft. Lauderdale based group Firm Music, brought positive vibes to the Independent…
Susan
October 13, 2021
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SKIP MARLEY releases new track “VIBE” featuring POPCAAN today!

RELEASES NEW TRACK, “VIBE” FEATURING POPCAAN TODAY VIA TUFF GONG/ ISLAND RECORDS ● LISTEN TO “VIBE” HERE ● WATCH THE LYRIC VIDEO HERE SKIP’S FIRST NEW MUSIC SINCE GRAMMY©-NOMINATED DEBUT PROJECT HIGHER PLACE FEATURING RIAA CERTIFIED GOLD #1 GLOBAL SMASH “SLOW DOWN” WITH H.E.R. LIVE SHOWS, INCLUDING ALL-STAR GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL (LAST WEEKEND), AUSTIN CITY LIMITS (TODAY AND 10/8) AND LIGHTS ON FESTIVAL IN BROOKLYN (10/21)   (Oct. 1, 2021…
Susan
October 1, 2021
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JUBBA WHITE set to release his long-awaited debut solo album MY RANDOM THOUGHTS on October 15

      For Immediate Release (September 30, 2021 - Kingston, Jamaica) - White Stone Productions is honored to announce the long-awaited debut album My Random Thoughts from award-winning drummer / producer / vocalist Jubba White to be released on October 15 on the White Stone Productions label distributed by Tuff Gong International.   The 11 track album will show the depth…
Susan
October 1, 2021
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Cedella Marley Kicks Off New Women’s Football Initiative

Cedella Marley Kicks Off New Women’s Football Initiative with International Friendly Between Jamaica and Costa Rica Cedella Marley, CEO of the Bob Marley Group of companies and Global Ambassador for the Jamaica Women’s Football Programme. Inaugural Football Is Freedom fundraising match takes place Sunday, October 24th at 5pm in Fort Lauderdale’s DRV PNK Stadium Cedella Marley (CEO of…
Susan
September 29, 2021
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Taj Weekes Wants us to Pause

Written By Maliika Walker    “Come out the water is safe, no need for testing. If you come out to late, we lose Investments.”  Taj Weekes, Crisis   Taj Weekes has returned to the music scene with a new album opus reflecting on the events affecting the world today titled, Pause.  This album is the…
Susan
September 14, 2021
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Robert “Dubwise” Browne Cliff Marley Tosh Album Review

Album Review By Jen Cheshire When I was asked to review “Cliff Marley Tosh” the latest album by Robert “Dubwise” Browne, I thought this would be difficult as it’s an instrumental album of covers of well-known songs by Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, and Peter Tosh. Dubwise is an acclaimed musician, from a talented musical family…
Susan
August 16, 2021
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Thievery Corporation in Denver

By Angela Agnew After a very long year and a half live music is back and it was well worth the wait! The show opener Mike Love was returning to Levitt Pavilion after a rained out show in June. Their loss was our gain! Unlike the last show, umbrellas were not needed, the weather was…
Susan
August 3, 2021
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Busy Signal drops Bruk Dung Di Bed single and video

BUSY SIGNAL DROPS "BRUK DUNG DI BED" ON TRI-CIRCLE RIDDIM EP DANCEHALL SUPERSTAR DELIVERS EYE-POPPING NEW VISUALS NEW RIDDIM FROM NUH RUSH RECORDS (DISTRIBUTED BY TUFF GONG INTERNATIONAL) ALSO FEATURES JOVI DIPREE https://youtu.be/I31AFzC9euo https://youtu.be/I31AFzC9euo For immediate release: July 21, 2021 Jamaican dancehall superstar Busy Signal continues his hot streak this summer with the release of…
Susan
July 22, 2021
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H.E.R. ANNOUNCES NEW YORK CITY “LIGHTS ON FESTIVAL” ON OCTOBER 21-22 AT LEGENDARY BARCLAYS CENTER

FOUR-TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNER & ACADEMY AWARD WINNER H.E.R. ANNOUNCES NEW YORK CITY “LIGHTS ON FESTIVAL” TO TAKE PLACE ACROSS TWO DAYS ON OCTOBER 21-22 AT BROOKLYN’S LEGENDARY BARCLAYS CENTER FEATURING HEADLINING SET BY H.E.R. & FRIENDS AS WELL AS SUPERSTARS MAXWELL, BRYSON TILLER, & MORE RECENTLY ANNOUNCED BAY AREA “LIGHTS ON FESTIVAL” ON SEPTEMBER 18-19…
Susan
July 22, 2021
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HIS EXCELLENCY Taj Weekes

A Siren Is A Sign Of Crisis   CRISIS is the first single and video from the 7th studio album by critically acclaimed social activist and lyricist, Taj Weekes. The single and video drops on Friday July 16th, and will be followed by the “PAUSE” album, scheduled for release on August 9. As a songwriter, recording…
Susan
July 19, 2021