I had a very long conversation yesterday with one of Jamaica's most successful musicians who is without doubt a pioneer in the advancement [...]
"I want to disturb my neighbour, 'cause I am feeling so right I want to turn up my disco, Blow them to full watts tonight [...]
In November 2018 the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) accepted the submission made by Jamaica's Minister of Culture Babsy Grange to have [...]
DUB is an original Jamaican music form rooted in heavy drum and bass with a sprinkling of echo, reverb and delay effects. TONIC is a [...]
Unlike the global recording industry, which is only now experiencing a rebound from more than ten years of declining revenues, the live music industry has [...]
July 1 is International Reggae Day, a 24 hour global media festival anchored in Jamaica that celebrates the best of Jamaica's music and creativity and [...]
The US music market is the largest in the world, with live music revenues more than triple, and recorded music revenues almost double the revenues of any other country. I often hear the suggestion that foreign reggae artists who represent Rastafari should look to other markets to travel and work as performers, because the US music industry is representative of the “Babylon System”.
Many persons in the music industry express the view that the Grammy Awards should not be that important to us in the world of Reggae music. In my opinion the world of Reggae music is extremely wide. It includes Rasta and non-Rasta, Jamaicans and non-Jamaicans, and incorporates various Jamaican music genres.