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of Midnite Band and Akae Beka, Has Rocked the Virgin Islands and Reggae Community Around the World ST. CROIX – Vaughn Benjamin, lead singer of Midnite and Akae Beka died suddenly on Monday. He was 50 years old. His death rocked the Virgin Islands community and the reggae world at large. Prayers, tributes, and condolences […]

Since her tribute to the track star Usain Bolt went viral, Koffee has shown she has staying power.H KINGSTON—Toward the end of August 2017, a 17-year-old Jamaican musician named Mikayla Simpson uploaded a video of herself singing to her Instagram account. In the short clip, she strummed her acoustic guitar and performed “Legend,” a record […]

Buju Banton performs at his Long Walk to Freedom concert on Sunday morning inside the National Stadium in Kingston. (PHOTOS: Marlon Reid) It seemed as if time stood still inside the National Stadium on Saturday night. The king had returned to reclaim his throne and his adoring subjects paid homage as he displayed why he [...]
Jamaica's Reggae Girlz created history on Wednesday in the United States by becoming the first Caribbean team to reach the FIFA Women's World Cup. The Reggae Girlz achieved the feat by defeating Panama  4-2 on penalties in their third-place playoff match at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship at the Toyota Stadium in Texas. The historic qualification to the [...]
KINGSTON, Jamaica - An absent Damian Marley was named winner in the Best Reggae Album category of the 60th annual Grammy Awards. He won for his fourth solo studio album Stony Hill which was released on the Republic Records label. The announcement was made during the pre-telecast at the Madison Square Garden in New York [...]
A new Alborosie album is scheduled to be released on December 1st: Soul Pirate Acoustic! Alborosie about the project: „Soul Pirate was my first album from 2006. It was my first project since I moved to Jamaica. It’s a lot of experience in there with the culture and the people. You can actually listen the [...]
The 60th Annual Grammy Awards nominees have been revealed. Five releases are nominated in the category BEST REGGAE ALBUM. What are the eligibility requirements for nominations? For the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, albums must be released between Oct. 1, 2016, and Sept. 30, 2017. Recordings must be commercially released in general distribution in the United [...]
For the vinyl (final) week of the year some of our dj's wll be digging in the crates and looking through their shelving systems for some of the gems they've had on shelf for sometime now as many of us have turned to having our crates of records within our laptops. Of course only the [...]
Last December, veteran reggae singer Freddie McGregor, sent tongues wagging when he boldly expressed his displeasure at the annual picks for the Best Reggae Album at the Grammy Awards. In an article published in The Gleaner, on December 20, 2016, he lashed out at the then 59 year-old Recording Academy, calling the reggae arm of [...]
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Veteran Dancehall deejay Ninjaman was a short while ago given a life sentence in the Home Circuit Court for the March 2009 murder of Ricardo Johnson. He is to serve 25 years before being eligible for parole. He was given 20 years for shooting with intent and life imprisonment for murder. The [...]