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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…
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September 29, 2021
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Sean Paul Release Visuals For Single “Everest”

Featuring Masicka And Skilibeng via FADER PREMIERE New York, NY, April 16th 2021. Coming on the heels of the release of his seventh studio album, ‘Live N Livin’, Sean Paul is ready to release the visuals for one of his tracks “Everest” featuring dancehall artistes Masicka and Skillibeng. Directed by Kieran Khan Productions, Everest was shot in…
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April 16, 2021
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Sean Paul’s “Live N Livin”Album Review

Written By Jen Cheshire “'Live N Livin' is one of two albums from the multi-award-winning Jamaican dancehall star, Sean Paul, offering a collaboration over confrontation undertone that showcases unity in Dancehall. The album was inspired by the perception of members of the music industry that dancehall is dead, instead, Sean Paul believes dancehall is alive…
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March 24, 2021
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Rootz Underground “Red-Gold-Green Album” Review

Written by Jen Cheshire When I was asked to write this album review and received the project, I was a bit overwhelmed by the size of the “Red-Gold-Green Album” as it is three albums together. I couldn’t understand why anyone would release three albums as one project, but after reading the album bio, I realized…
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July 23, 2020
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EP Review of “The Experience” – Lila Ike

Review by Jen Cheshire “The straight-shooting, free-spirited, yet easy-going singer who belts soulful tunes with a velvety smooth voice. Born and raised in the cool hills of Manchester, Lila attended the Manchester High School where her love for music truly started to form. Affectionately labeled the ‘class clown’, Lila was usually in the position where…
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June 14, 2020
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Meet Iyah Syte

BIO Dillon Alton Hines was born in Montego Bay in the beautiful Parish of St. James Jamaica. His parents Russell Hines and Jasmine Murray were both devoted lovers of Reggae and American R&B music, thus exposing him at an early to artists such as Alton Ellis, Dennis Brown, Ken Booth, Sir Coxsone Dodd, Duke Reid,…
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June 9, 2020
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A Kulture Walk with Kumar

Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter Releases Solo Album Interview By Shelah Moody Straight out of St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, vocalist Kumar Bent is gearing up to make a huge impact with his first solo album, “Kulture Walk,” releasing May 1st .       In the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the former Raging Fyah frontman and his family are sheltering…
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April 29, 2020
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Kulture Walk

Album Review by Jen Cheshire “Born on December 12, 1988, Kumar McCarty Bent was raised in the parish of Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. As a young man he found himself frequenting sound system hubs in the neighboring parish of Clarendon, where he would purchase dub plates for resale in other sections of the island. It was…
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April 26, 2020
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Beautiful Sights & Sounds As Buju Banton Lands In Kenya

The most eagerly awaited arrival in Nairobi might just have been last night. Dancers, Media, event organisers and fans kicked off their journey some few minutes after 7pm in a branded convoy from the KICC venue. Two matatus, the public transport minibuses that have over the years been catalysts of pushing Jamaican music and culture…
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February 14, 2020
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I-Taweh “Reload” Album Review

Written by Jen Cheshire Reggaewerx PR for Island Stage Jamaican artist I-Taweh released his third album “Reload” on January 3rd, 2020. The album presents an eclectic mix of old and new styles without straying from I-Taweh’s conscious roots. © Bruno Bobillier-Monnot The album opens with “Danger Zone”, previously released as a single in October 2018, a track with…
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January 29, 2020
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Hot Topics, Superstar Guests, More Planned for 7th Annual Jamaica Music Conference (JMC) During Reggae Month

Kingston, Jamaica -- January 2020 (Acclaim PR) -- Plans for Reggae Month in Jamaica this February are shaping up quite nicely. And amidst an amazing line up of dedicated events, activities and celebrations is the Jamaica Music Conference, aka JMC, which takes place in Kingston, Jamaica, February 13-16, 2020, under the central theme of “Reggae Mek’ka…
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January 28, 2020
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Who is Reggae Powerhouse Band?

Written by Jennifer Cheshire- Reggaewerx PR When I was first made aware of the Reggae Powerhouse Band, I was intrigued by the idea of a band that was not just a band but a concept. To find out more about the band I had to talk to Leroy Scarlet, the man behind the magic.    Leroy Scarlet has…
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January 2, 2020
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Album review of Bugle’s “Picture Perfect”

Review by Jen Cheshire- Reggaewerx PR “Picture Perfect”, the third album by Bugle (birth name Roy Thompson) is an epic 20 track album containing two distinct parts, traditional roots reggae but with a modern vibe and an upbeat conscious and clean dancehall selection.   In preparing for this review I made a list of the tracks…
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November 18, 2019
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Ras Ghandi-State of Emergency

There is no denying that some people are born with that extra something it takes to stand-out in society. Though we’re all blessed with unique talents, not many will recognize their gifts let alone pursue them. Not so for Duaine Bowen, more popularly known by the moniker Ras Ghandi by fans of reggae and dancehall…
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October 30, 2019
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DAN GIOVANNI REGGAE SINGLE “WORLD CRY”

Versatility, creativity, modern vocal sound fused with old school style, Royell Walker known as Dan Giovanni is one of reggae’s newest recording artist. A love and passion for music, he is also a studio engineer, producer.  Resident of the sunshine city Portmore, Royell has always had great desires to become a professional musician. He displayed…
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August 28, 2019
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Fyakin Ushers in New Wave of Consciousness

By Shelah Moody  New  age Afro- futurist Rasta. All these terms apply to independent singer/songwriter/producer Fyakin. On August 9, Fyakin released his second full length album, “New Wave,” on his Nyle Banks Music label. The Florida based, Jamaican born reggae artist ushers in a new wave of consciousness with tracks such as “ Africa Awaits,”…
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August 19, 2019
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New Wave – Fyakin

Album review By Jen Cheshire- Reggaewerx “The Most High calls on you when you are young, ‘cause you are strong,” said Fyakin. Over the years Fyakin found himself surrounded by other cultural icons in the industry, such as I Wayne. Fyakin, a devout Rastafarian, humbly credits I Wayne for imparting valuable words of wisdom that…
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August 6, 2019
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Reggae Sumfest Festival Pre-Party – GLOBAL SOUNDCLASH

Thursday, July 18, 2019 8pm – 2am The Global Sound Clash Event Prior to Reggae Sumfest’s Main Nights Features Selectors from Around the World in a Nail-biting Competition. The Global Sound Clash Event Prior to Reggae Sumfest’s Main Nights features Selectors from Around the World in an exciting GLOBAL SOUND CLASH Competition! Jamaica’s rich music and culture which…
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June 18, 2019
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Buju Banton’s Long Walk to Freedom

Article and photos by Beverly 'Sista Irie' Shaw “And to the man whose iniquity is forgiven, all manner of blessings are promised” Psalms 32:1 March 16, 2019 will long be remembered as the night when the most highly anticipated reggae concert in the history of Jamaica came to fruition. Excitement built for many months in advance of Buju’s…
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March 20, 2019
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“Dem Nuh Real” ~ Kumar Fyah Bent (New Single)

Kumar Fyah Bent and Frankie Music have teamed up once again to release “Dem Nuh Real”.  (Jah Glory, from Raging Fyah’s 2nd Album - Destiny, was produced by FrankieMusic) The Pre-Order is now available and full release on March 14th, to all digital platforms. 
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March 11, 2019
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Natalli Rize: Resonating

By Shelah Moody Olivia Newton John. The Bee Gees. Air Supply. Add rising star Natalli Rize to the list of innovative and powerful musical movements to arise from Australia. The dreadlocked, Melbourne born singer/songwriter/producer describes her style of music as rebel frequencies, which influenced the title of her latest album. Rize describes her style as…
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February 10, 2019
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The Preservation of Reggae Music, Rebel Salute 2019

Article and photos by Sista Irie - Austin,Texas Some say reggae music never died and there was no need for a ‘Reggae Revival.’ Perhaps that is true, yet, the preservation of reggae music should never be taken for granted. Reggae music has experienced intermittent ups and downs beginning in the late eighties and early nineties…
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February 5, 2019
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74TH ‘EARTH STRONG’ CELEBRATION OF THE HON. ROBERT NESTA MARLEY OBSERVES GLOBAL RECOGNITION OF REGGAE

KINGSTON, JAMAICA (February 1, 2019) - The Bob Marley Foundation in partnership with Digicel and Alacran Foundation will be celebrating the 74th‘earth strong’ of the Honourable Robert Nesta Marley OM, under the theme ‘CATCH A FIRE'. Inspired by UNECSO’s recognition of Reggae as a genre of music worthy of protection and preservation, this year’s theme pays tribute to the 1973 critically acclaimed album which propelled Bob Marley and…
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February 1, 2019
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‘As I Am’ Album Review

By Jen Cheshire It’s been close to ten years since Julian Marley last released an album, so this one has been very much anticipated. The album “As I Am” will be released this Friday, January 25th, 2019. I had no expectations as I’m not very familiar with Julian’s earlier albums; so when I started to…
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January 22, 2019