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White Stone Productions Releases FREEDOM (THE DECLARATION OF RIGHTS) EP

WHITE STONE PRODUCTIONS RELEASES FREEDOM (THE DECARATION OF RIGHTS)8 SONGS BY 12 AMAZING ARTISTES !!!PRODUCED BY JUBBA WHITE (DUBTONIC KRU) AVAILABLE NOW ON ALL DIGITAL PLATFORMSFROM WHITE STONE PRODUCTIONSDISTRIBUTED BY TUFF GONG INTERNATIONAL LISTEN NOW JUNETEENTH, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Cel-Liberation Day, is celebrated in the USA on June 19.  On June 19, 1865, the…
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June 19, 2020
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Producer’s Corner: King i aka King i Music

By Shelah Moody This month’s featured artist, King i, comes from Boston, MA via Trinidad and Tobago. The emerging producer, entertainer and visual artist, aka Keno Sampson Sankofa, recently spoke with Island Stage about the craft of building dancehall riddims. Island Stage: Tell  us about the reggae scene in Boston.   King i : Well, I…
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September 16, 2019
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One Love One Heart Fest 2019 in Photos

Photos by © Lee Abel Photography Article by Rasta Stevie Smith For California's central valley, all Labor Day roads led to the The One Love One Heart Festival, a culmination of a decade of commitment, hard work and the belief in the power of Reggae music as a transformational gathering medium. Set in the quiet…
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September 12, 2019
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Difference Between a Viola Bow and a Cello Bow

Resource: https://fiddlershop.com/collections/violas Viola and cello are known as instruments mostly used for classical music that sets the mood and elegance of the song.  However, these musical instruments are also being incorporated in other genres such as pop, jazz, classic rock, reggae and dancehall music to name a few as musicians make covers of popular songs. Some…
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August 29, 2019
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Global Reggae Charts – Issue 20 // January 2019

The first issue of the new year of Global Reggae Charts magazine is out. The end of 2018 was certainly a bit hectic for the whole GRC team, so we’re excited to be moving into 2019. Plenty of great music is currently out, plus there’s a whole year to summarize, so this issue is strictly…
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February 4, 2019
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Sweet Thoughts

Giddimani Records teams up with Pressure Busspipe for this new brand release "Sweet Thoughts". The single is now available on BANDCAMP and is taken from the "My Favorite Dj Riddim" which will be out in stores on February 8th. Get it now on Bandcamp
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January 23, 2019
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Retirement? Not for D’Nations

By Jen Cheshire Just when most people are getting to the age when retirement is on the horizon this is not the case for Donald Marshall and Dervin Dawes. The duo who form D’Nations (formerly Determination) are looking to take their musical career to the next level. Donald and Dervin grew up in the Olympic…
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January 16, 2019
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Synchronicity Theatre In Atlanta To Produce Bob Marley’s THREE LITTLE BIRDS

Synchronicity Theatre in Atlanta will produce Bob Marley's Three Little Birds, written by the late reggae legend's eldest daughter, Cedella, February 1 - 24, 2019. The musical, based on Cedella's children's book, Three Little Birds, includes the songs "Three Little Birds," "Jamming," "Roots Rock Reggae," "I Shot the Sheriff," "Is This Love," and others, and is recommended for children ages three…
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January 8, 2019
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GROUNDATION ALBUM RELEASE TOUR

After a four-year hiatus Californian based, Reggae-Jazz fusion group, Groundation begins the 1st phase of their US tour this February. The band, rebuilt by lead vocalist Harrison Stafford, features a dynamic new set of musicians, performing songs from their new album “The Next Generation” which was released on September 21st, 2018. The new album "The…
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January 5, 2019
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My Philosophy of Education- Ryn Fraser

For many years I thought that a great many of my teachers were ill equipped with content, intellect or otherwise. I have had many bad experiences as a student, too many if I’m being completely honest. My name is Ryan R. Fraser and before being formally trained my Philosophy of education was “Education should be…
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November 26, 2018
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KABAKA PYRAMID RELEASES 2nd ALBUM SINGLE “BORDERS”

  "Each human being deserves a place to call their own, yet so many have to journey far from home, little children in the darkness all alone seeking freedom, it’s about time we break those borders down, There's too much segregation we're all a part of one nation"   Coming off of the release of…
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February 21, 2018
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OUT TODAY: The Green – ‘Marching Orders’ [Easy Star Records]

MARCHING ORDERS – THE GREEN’S ANTICIPATED FOURTH ALBUM – OUT TODAY, VIA EASY STAR RECORDS “Marching Orders isn't the kind of Fall album you'll have playing in the background, but the kind you’ll have blaring from your car or through your headphones. Marching Orders demands your explicit attention.” – TopShelf Reggae “Stylistically, The Green merges roots…
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October 20, 2017
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Celebrating Africa at Rototom Sunsplash 2017

Sista Irie, reggae photojournalist, Island Stage Magazine "Celebrating Africa" reflected a colorful, educational and spiritually filled week  during the  24th annual Rototom Sunsplash. Africa was ever present on the Lion Stage, the African Village and the Main stage, as well as the deliciously aromatic food booths, visual art graphics throughout the grounds, Reggae University panels,…
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August 28, 2017
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Slightly Stoopid, an introduction to the American reggae sound

Interview by Jen Cheshire Photos by Angela Kay Photography   Slightly Stoopid is an Ocean Beach, California based band formed by Kyle McDonald and Miles Doughty, along with drummer Ryan “Rymo” Moran; percussionist Oguer “OG” Ocon; saxophonist Daniel “Dela” Delacruz; keyboardist Paul Wolstencroft; trumpet and trombone player Andy Geib. Slightly Stoopid has taken the American…
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August 22, 2017
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Damian Marley Returns with Stony Hill- The Review

“The way Jah fire keeps blazing, that’s why I constantly praise him.” Speak Life by Damian Marley Album Review by Maliika Walker   Twelve years.  Yes, hard to believe it’s been twelve years since Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley’s Grammy winning album, Welcome to Jamrock, was released.  However, fans were still able to see and hear…
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August 16, 2017
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ARISE Music Festival Sells Out // Announces Slightly Stoopid in 2018

This is how we do it in Loveland, Colorado!   ARISE 2017 Magic Moments Video from the sold-out Arise Music Festival. Headliners for ARISE Aug 3-5, 2018 will include SLIGHTLY STOOPID, THIEVERY CORPORATION and more. $139 Loyalty Tickets on sale now. Big love to all of the amazing artists, presenters, volunteers and staff that made the…
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August 11, 2017
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Sunfest 2017 Day 1 – Wednesday, May 3rd (The Strumbellas, Snoop Dogg, Weezer)

Article written by Sheldon Robertson Photos © Reggae Reflection The Strumbellas © 2017 Reggae Reflection The Strumbellas ©2017 Reggae Reflection The Strumbellas This award-winning sextet got my Sunfest off to a pleasant start, with a catchy folk-rock sound reminiscent of The Lumineers and Mumford & Sons. Formed in Toronto in 2008, the Canadian character of…
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June 23, 2017
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Damian Marley Tour Dates

ON THE ROAD MAY23 Paris, France Elysee Montmartre TICKETS MAY26           Johannesburg, South Africa The Groove Live TICKETS MAY28 Durban, South Africa Zakifo Musik Festival TICKETS MAY31                                                      …
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May 22, 2017
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How Strong Is Today’s Pot Compared to Back in the Day?

If you’ve ever smoked up with someone who lived through the 1960s, you may have heard them remark that marijuana is much stronger than it used to be. But is that actually true, or just a hippie myth? Here’s the straight dope. How we measure marijuana strength Because it’s too difficult to ask Willie Nelson, we’re forced to measure weed’s potency the only way we really…
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February 23, 2017
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NEW MUSIC FROM BRYAN ART

Bryan Art is at it again in 2017 with a new Reggae/Dancehall fused single from Gumption Productions as he prepares for his third EP and also an exclusive unreleased track entitled "ALL ABOUT YOU" from the fast rising Kirkledove Production label.
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February 17, 2017