Tag: Bob Marley

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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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 12, 2016






All Eyes On Shaw – Finance Minister To Open Budget Debate, Reveal $1.5m Plan Today. When Finance and Public Service Minister Audley Shaw opens the Budget Debate in the House of Representatives this afternoon, the country will be listening intently to








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7 Great Jamaican Sculptors You Need To Know






We have been featuring some of Jamaica’s best known and highly acclaimed creatives since World Creativity and Innovation Week, which was observed earlier this month. Today, we take a look at some of Jamaica’s most celebrated sculptors. Laura Facey Cooper The daughter








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Stress Awareness Month – 6 Things Jamaicans Stress About






Living in an advanced, civilized society means that we can not escape stress. Whether it’s from family, friends, work or school, stress can seep into every aspect of our lives. April is Stress Awareness Month, and it’s focus is on minimizing








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A Brief History Of The Reggae Grammy






The 58th staging of the Grammys took place on Monday, February 15. This year marked the 31st time that the ‘reggae Grammy’ was being presented. On this occasion, it was won by Morgan Heritage for their album Strictly Roots.  Initially,








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Reggae And Politics – The Playlist






Two major things are taking place in Jamaica this February: it’s Reggae Month, and the general election is coming up on the 25th. On the surface, these seem like two unrelated things, but even a passing glance at Jamaican cultural history will








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7 Big Cultural Moments Jamaica Celebrated In 2015






Another year, another round of significant cultural moments for Jamaica. We’re talking awards, a smash hit, a presidential visit, Marley magic, high times and more. Check out some of these magic moments below: 1) Bob Marley’s 70th birthday trends – Reggae Month 2015 was








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Epic Jamaican Men






November 19 is celebrated annually as International Men’s Day. The objectives of International Men’s Day include a focus on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models. It is an occasion for men








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ICYMI – Vogue Salutes Jamaica’s Reggae Revival






Jamaican Twitter was very excited yesterday as leading American fashion and lifestyle publication Vogue dropped a series of articles highlighting the Reggae Revival movement, along with several other aspects of our culture. See the links below: Reggae Revival 15 Roots Reggae Songs








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