Dennis-Brown

The Prophet Rides Again

Words by Martei Korley Remembering that the birthday of Dennis "Emmanuel" Brown, The Black Crown Prince of Reggae, falls in same week as that of Bob Marley, O.D.(Feb 1st and 6th respectively); it is only... Read More...

Busy Signal vs M.I.A.

Words by Eddie STATS Houghton, audio via Masalacism Courtesy of Riddimstream marketing, here's a little gem featuring mutual fans Busy Signal and slumdog empress Maya Arulpragasam going at each other ove... Read More...

Rex Invictus

words by Eddie STATS Houghton Fans of Jamaican music: please take a second to set aside twitter drama and negativity to remember the legacy of Rex Nettleford, who passed away in a Washington, DC hospital... Read More...

Grammy Family?

Words by Jesse Serwer Burning Spear accepting the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 2009 Pumped for the Grammy Awards tonight? I'm not. Year after year, Grammy voters continue to prove themselves ou... Read More...

Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival

Posted by Martei Korley The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival is wrapping up its three days of revelry in Montego Bay tonight. Rather than actually focusing on strictly Jazz and Blues, the annual event incorpo... Read More...

Blood of Haiti Mixtape

Words by Eddie STATS Houghton When terrible shit jumps off in some other part of the world, the mind automatically goes to the people you know who are there or are somehow connected to it. For many of us... Read More...

Yabby You, 1946-2010

Words By Jesse Serwer Had it happened any other week, more might have been said about the passing of '70s reggae pioneer Yabby You last Tuesday. But that was the same day the earthquake hit Haiti. News o... Read More...