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Diana King Official Video Release!

Jeanz N T Shirt September 8th! www.reverbnation.com/dianaking DIANA, has the IT ... that THING... that separates her from the pack... she's a star, with a combination of unparalleled vocal power and passion, diverse style, edgy lyrics, exotic beauty, sharp and opinionated mind, sex appeal and a down to earth jeans and t-shirt charm and personality…
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September 8, 2012
Apparel & AccessoriesInterviews

Buttons & Bows

A designer resale boutique experience This past April, a lovely idea became a reality for long time friends Karen Marley and Monique Aquino with the grand opening of a chic downtown LA location know as Buttons & Bows. What started off as just a blog, then a successful eBay business, finally turned into a brick…
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September 5, 2012
Apparel & Accessoriesblog

Femhéka by Raxann Chin

Femhéka by Raxann Chin, is a dynamic fashion line with pieces designed to convey sophisticated-elegance, exquisite-taste, style, charm and sensuality. Raxann Chin has been on the fashion scene since the tender age of 4 years old when she made her debut as a “kiddy” model in Jamaica. She has remained involved in the fashion and…
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August 31, 2012
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Historically Black Hampton University Bans Dreadlocks

The ban on dreadlocks and cornrows at the historically black college only applies to male students enrolled in the school's five-year M.B.A. program. This ban was actually put into place in 2001, however recently has become a hot topic. The school's dean, Sid Credle is standing by the decision and claims that the ban on…
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August 31, 2012
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Racism and the RNC

A black CNN camerawoman was targeted in a racially-charged incident at the Republican National Convention earlier this week has come forward, saying she is “not surprised” it happened. Patricia Carroll, 34, was pelted with peanuts on the convention floor Tuesday by two alternate GOP delegates who said, “This is what we feed animals.” It was…
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August 31, 2012
Music

‘LALA VIZURI’ Free Download from Brina!!

Brina comes alive on stage, when she steps in front of an audience and sings, people listen – her songs and music both refreshing and uplifting. Drawing on and fusing together elements of her rich musical and cultural heritage such as Reggae and Nyabinghi with other musical styles from around the globe and the African…
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August 14, 2012
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My Obsession with Bob Marley’s ‘Jammin’

Written by Maliika Walker "Why do you like 'Jammin' by Bob Marley so much?" My neighbor asked me this question one day and I just said it's my favorite song. He was like "thank goodness, I love Bob Marley also but you are obsessed with that song". I never revealed the true reason I love…
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August 14, 2012
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Snoop Dogg is now Snoop WHAT!?!?

In the past few days, there has been alot of buzz regarding Snoop Lion's (AKA Snoop Dogg) debut of his first single "La La La" from his soon to be released album Reincarnated. We do not yet have a date for the release. According to BET, Snoop is looking for a change of pace. Recently,…
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July 26, 2012
blog

I am Not Afraid to Die – Life is What Scares Me

-Susan Underwood, Island Stage Founder/CEO I am not afraid to die. Life is what scares me. My husband uttered these words when we first learned of the shooting in Colorado on July 20, 2012. When I heard him say these words, it shook me to the core. I understood what he meant by this statement.…
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July 25, 2012
Music

Daniel Bambaata Marley

Third-generation reggae royalty Daniel Bambaata Marley is the grandson of Bob Marley and the son of Ziggy Marley. Born in 1989, Daniel Bambaata Robert Nesta Marley grew up in the thick of reggae greatness and culture. From the time he was a toddler, he was accustomed to living out most of his days on a…
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July 17, 2012
Cuisine

Why Alkaline Foods Are Important

We found this on Facebook and wanted to share 🙂 Your health depends on the balance of an alkaline environment, created by eating foods such as tomatoes, avocados and green vegetables…striking the optimum 80/20 balance and regulating your body’s acid/alkaline chemistry through simple changes in diet can result in weight loss, increased stamina and strength,…
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July 17, 2012
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Ky-Mani Marley Takes NYC

Written by Maliika Walker A blazing hot day in NYC set the mood for a pair of scorching hot performances from Ky-Mani Marley on Thursday, June 21, 2012. Ky-Mani treated fans to two shows in the NYC area that special day, a perfect way to end his four year hiatus. He made a few appearances…
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July 11, 2012
Artists

Jo Mersa Marley

JO MERSA is the second generation offspring of reggae legend, Bob Marley and eldest son of Stephen Marley. In the same tradition as his father and grandfather, Jo Mersa’s music has been deeply influenced by the reggae culture, family and spirituality. Growing up as a youth in an atmosphere filled with conscious musicians, Mersa naturally…
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July 3, 2012
Articles

Hummingbird Hall

MONTEGO BAY, CORNWALL, JAMAICA Hummingbird Hall is a boutique Jamaican mansion where birds dance amongst tropical fauna by day, and fireflies play under star spangled skies by night! Nestled between the exclusive White Witch and Cinnamon Hill "ocean courses", we offer beautiful eco friendly retreats for the discerning traveler, and weddings that are unique, romantic…
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July 3, 2012
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Consciousness and Vibrational Frequency

We posted this on Facebook a couple of years ago, and feel it is worth re-sharing!! Consciousness and vibrational frequency are perfectly correlated. When you're lower in frequency, you're lower in consciousness-your perception is dulled-and you view things through a foggy lens. When you're higher in frequency, you're higher in consciousness, your perception is heightened…
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June 27, 2012
Cuisine

Marley Coffee & Sugar Root Rum & Raisin Bread Pudding

Ingredients- - 3 tablespoons unsalted butter - 1 (14- to 16-ounce) loaf challah bread, cut into 1-inch cubes - 1 cup of Marley Coffee - 2 cups milk - 6 large egg yolks - 2 large eggs - 1/2 cup light brown sugar - 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon - 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom…
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June 25, 2012
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Happy Father’s Day From Island Stage

Sunday is a day to celebrate our fathers. I am fortunate to still have my father, he is 82 and lives many miles away from me, but I can still call him and talk with him. I know that there are alot of people who will be missing their fathers this weekend especially. To you,…
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June 15, 2012
Cuisine

Ital Stewed Peas

One of our favorites!! INGREDIENTS : 2 cups red peas (kidney beans) 2 whole scotch bonnet peppers (if you like it hot cut the pepper up) ¼ cup water 2 cups coconut milk bay leaves 10 pimento grains (allspice) cloves garlic (1 crushed and 3 whole) 3 chopped scallions 1 small onion chopped 3 sprigs…
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June 13, 2012
Apparel & Accessories

Cedella Marley Clothing Lines

Cedella has several clothing lines which are "Catch a Fire", "High Tide", "Nice Time Deconstructed", and "Nice Time Kids". She described her vision for the outfits as "Grace Jones meets my Dad - very music inspired and a bit retro." In September 2011, she released her book "One Love". Cedella is also featured in the…
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June 13, 2012
blog

Important Dates in JamRock History

1492 The island was discovered by Europeans when Christopher Columbus landed in the New World. 1509 The Spanish claim the Island. Many of the indigenous Arawak community dies off from exposure to European diseases. 1655 Jamaica is seized by the British. 1670 Treaty of Madrid: Jamaica formally handed over to the British by the Spanish.…
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June 6, 2012
Cuisine

Gia’s Irie Kitchen

Caribbean and African Vegetarian Cuisine Gia's roots are from the beautiful Bahamas. She comes from a family of women who love to cook and have all of the family together to eat. She says " True story, if you didnt go to church, you had to fix Sunday dinner." "I missed church a few Sundays!"…
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June 3, 2012
Articles

Meet Ludmilla Muse

Affectionately known as "Ludi" Ludmilla “Ludi” Muse was born in the “Windy City,” Chicago, Illinois to native Haitian parents. In front of the camera, on the stage, or behind a mic, Ludi developed a love for performing at an early age. Writing and performing plays for her friends and family fueled a spark within her…
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June 1, 2012