Nov 24, 2014
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Posts tagged: Ziggy Marley

R.I.P: Percussionist Uziah “Sticky” Thompson, 78

Words by Jesse Serwer, Photo by Martei Korley

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Uziah “Sticky” Thompson, the Jamaican percussionist whose career spanned from the ska era through to recent work with Ziggy and Stephen Marley, has succumbed to illness at age 78.

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LargeUp Interview: Akashic Books’ Johnny Temple on Bringing Caribbean Stories To The World


Words by Jesse Serwer—
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Toppa Top 10: The Top Ten Summertime Festivals

Words by LargeUp Crew, Photo by Martei Korley—
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GIVEAWAY: Win Tix, Be Photographer For A Day At UCLA JazzReggae Fest

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Visual Culture: Peter Simon’s “Reggae Bloodlines” Show

Words by Jesse Serwer—

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Peter Simon is one of few photographers who have documented reggae from its early days all the way through the present. His photos of people like Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Toots and Sly and Robbie are some of reggae’s most iconic images, and his work illustrated one of the earliest and best known books on reggae, 1977’s Reggae Bloodlines: In Search of the Music and Culture of Jamaica.

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Audio: Stream “Treat You Right” From Ziggy’s Son, Daniel Marley

Words by Jesse Serwer—

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Ghetto Youths International’s Set Up Shop, Volume 1 is out today and, while the compilation features a whole heap of tracks from album producer Damian Marley, including the brand-new “Dem Neva Make It” and the not-so-new “Affairs of the Heart,” and a heavyweight collaboration from Stephen Marley, Buju and Akon, one of the tracks that’s got us pressing repeat comes from the next generation of Marley kids.

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