Category: Reggae Month

Reggae’s Sweetheart: 10 Fun Facts About Romain Virgo






His rise to stardom after winning the Digicel Rising Stars competition in 2006 has been a very astronomical and very public affair, yet somehow, reggae crooner and heartthrob Romain Virgo has managed to take it all in stride, with a poise








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Untold Stories: 10 Times Buju Banton’s Lyrics Spoke The People’s Truth






Reggae has long been heralded as the people’s music, depicting the day-to-day experiences of the populace. In particular, reggae music has provided a place of communal solace –  a place for collective commiseration and expression of the struggles and strivings of a








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#Playlist: 10 Socially Conscious Songs By Buju Banton






Buju Banton is one of the most loved Jamaican sons of reggae. His music, especially his work on his ‘Til Shiloh album and onwards, has often been likened to Bob Marley’s, and is said to have a similar depth and








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Reggae’s Gargamel: 10 Interesting Facts About Buju Banton






Buju Banton is one of the most loved and celebrated Jamaican reggae artistes of the 1990s and beyond. His prolific lyrics have spoken to love and romance, politics, Rastafarianism, religion, sexuality and culture in Jamaica. His lyrics have a way








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Smoking Hot Lyrics from Jamaican Reggae Love Songs













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A Look Back At Bob Marley’s Death






Facts About Bob Marley’s Death Bob Marley died on May 11, 1981. He was laid to rest in his home in Nine Miles, St Ann, on Thursday, May 21, 1981. A mausoleum was built. The funeral service took place at








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11 Times Bob Marley’s Lyrics Inspired Us






Robert ‘Nesta’ Marley is the most renown reggae lyricist and singer of all time, and certainly Jamaica’s most legendary reggae king. His lyrics have inspired people into greatness and peace, as well as war and rebellion. His lyrics usually run








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Mento Music for Jamaica Music Museum’s Grounation Series






Mento music will be the main focus at this year’s annual Grounation series to commemorate Black History and Reggae Month.  Grounation is the Jamaica Music Museum’s flagship education and cultural community outreach programme. This year’s staging will be held each








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10+ Cool Things to Look Out for at Rebel Salute






Rebel Salute is one of the most anticipated reggae festivals in Jamaica annually. Each year, thousands of ‘Saluters’ from home and abroad gather to enjoy the musical offerings from Jamaica’s finest reggae performers. Now a staple on many calendars, Rebel Salute has








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#Playlist: 10 Get-Up-and-Go Jamaican Popular Songs






Everyone has blue days, or days when energy levels wane and they need something to lift their spirits and get them going again. Music can be the perfect pick-me-up. Scientific research has shown that when we listen to music we








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