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  by Lloyd Stanbury What Does Reggae Mean to Africans? “How good and how pleasant it would be before God and man, to see the unification of all Africans”. Bob Marley - “Africa Unite”  “Don’t care where you come from, as long as you are a black man, you’re an African”.  Peter Tosh - “African” …
May 5, 2016

The Revolution and Revelation of the Mystic Revealers

“There’s a natural mystic blowing through the air, if you listen carefully now, you will hear..” Bob Marley The MYSTIC REVEALERS play a unique role, past and present, in their contribution to a fertile  environment that defined Rastafari philosophy as the root of Jamaican music. For those who do not know Jamaica’s, Billy “Mystic” Wilmott,…
March 3, 2016

Lloyd A.W. Stanbury, Author of Reggae Roadblocks

Lloyd Stanbury is hailed as a Caribbean pioneer in the field of Entertainment Law. His expertise and experience span a wide range of related activities in the entertainment industry, including the practice of law, artist management, music production, event promotion, research, creative industries policy development, and lecturing. Mr. Stanbury started his journey in the business…
November 5, 2015

Musically Speaking: REGGAE ROADBLOCKS

Musically Speaking A Music Business Development Perspective By Lloyd Stanbury -Entertainment Attorney and Music Business Consultant Over the past two decades researchers, international organizations, and government agencies in Jamaica have dedicated a lot of time and financial resources to studies, training workshops, and other projects aimed at facilitating further development of the business of Reggae…
August 28, 2015

Reggae Month and Black History Month

Article by Lloyd Stanbury January 22, 2015 "A people without knowledge of their past history origin and culture, is like a tree without roots." - Marcus Garvey HISTORY OF REGGAE MONTH - Reggae Month was conceived and initiated in 2007 by the board of directors of the Recording Industry Association of Jamaica (RIAJam) of which…
January 22, 2015

Musically Speaking- The Future of Jamaican Reggae Music

Muscially Speaking The Future of Jamaican Reggae Music By Lloyd Stanbury, Entertainment Attorney and Music Business Consultant   Greetings, and let me take this opportunity to congratulate the Island Stage team on the successful launch of this quarterly magazine designed to highlight and discuss Caribbean lifestyle and cultural issues. I look forward to making regular…
January 10, 2014