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Frederick “Toots” Hibbert, frontman of the pioneering reggae outfit Toots and the Maytals and one of the greatest voices in popular music, died Friday evening at the age of 77. “It is with the heaviest of hearts to announce that Frederick Nathaniel ‘Toots’ Hibbert passed away peacefully tonight, surrounded by his family at the University […]

Robert “Bobby Digital” Dixon, one of dancehall/reggae’s most successful music producers, died on Thursday at age 59. He reportedly succumbed to a kidney-related illness after he had gone to do his weekly dialysis treatment at the hospital.  Reports are that Dixon began to feel ill and was eventually admitted and later died.  Reggae music has […]

Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Bob Marley’s musical legacy and revisit audio & video highlights from his career below! Born: February 6, 1945Died: May 11, 1981 Biography: Reggae’s most transcendent and iconic figure, Bob Marley was the first Jamaican artist to achieve international superstardom, in the process introducing the music of his native […]

IRIE FM radio station went off air Tuesday afternoon as employees stopped working to protest against the management’s decision to lay off six of their colleagues. Managing director Debian Dewar was contacted by phone late Tuesday evening, however, the call ended after The Gleaner reporter identified himself. Subsequent calls rang without an answer. In the […]

The ‘Founding Father of Hip Hop’ is a title that the Jamaican creator of the genre wears very well, and he laughs when asked how it feels to be so acknowledged. “Despite everything, I have never forgotten my roots,” DJ Kool Herc told The Gleaner. “There are so many people who have played a part […]

RemTru Entertainment to comfortably host International DJ Hempress Selektress downtown. DJ Hempress Selektress works at a popular radio frequency arena known as “Kingdom Nubia Radio” in the United States of America. She is a regular host on her popular show but specifically hosts Kulture Vibes every Wednesday 8 PM – 10 PM EST. Her affluence […]

As usual KNRadio aka KingdomNubia radio has an all day livication to the life of Bob Marley. Listen throughout the day to many of the great works of Bob Marley & The Wailers. Brand new video released today officially from The Bob Marley channel. Live from 1980 KingdomNubia Radio The Beat of The Kingdom

Koffee becomes the first woman to win the Best Reggae Album category at the Grammy Awards when her EP Rapture copped the covered award during the ceremony, held at Staples Centre in Los Angeles on Sunday. At 19, she is also the youngest artiste to win the category since reggae gained Grammy status in 1985.  […]

Jamaican Reggae Artiste Kenneth “Junior“ Byles, who is known for popular songs like “Fade Away” and “Curly Locks” has been living in poverty for quite some time. The artiste is said to be suffering from a mental illness. His primary caregiver was his father Kenneth Byles Sr who passed away a few years ago.  He […]

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 […]