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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 13, 2016

  Budget Made Simple: The Revenue Measures (Full List).  Finance Minister Audley Shaw on Thursday announced new revenue measures aimed at raising $13.7 billion to help fund the $580 billion budget. But at the same time, the Government will be giving

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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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9 People, Organisations And Teams That Won In 2015

It has been challenging to find many things worthy of celebration as we’ve looked back on the year so far. However, we did manage to unearth some last week. To continue the celebratory tone, we look at cheer with some of

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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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International Reggae Day – The New School

We’ve already looked at the pioneers, now here are some of the reggae artistes who are carrying the baton today. In My Father’s Footsteps – The next generation of Marleys, Morgans, McGregors and more. 6 Things You Should Know About

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A Conversation With Dr Sonjah Stanley Niaah

Many commentators have expressed concern that Jamaican music, in its current state, is dying. They have argued that our island beats, particularly contemporary reggae and dancehall, have been watered down and that the business side is corrupt. To make things

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6 Things You Should Know About Protoje

Protoje first burst onto the music scene with the single Arguments, and has used the traction from that song to build the beginnings of a successful global career. His acclaimed debut album 7 Year Itch was an instant hit, as was the follow-up 8

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Kabaka Pyramid

Kabaka Pyramid is one of the artistes in the current ‘reggae revival’ movement, which also features Jesse Royal, Chronixx and Protoje. However, he has a very distinct edge – he used to be a rapper. Traces of this early influence can

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6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Chronixx

One of the best new voices to come out of Jamaica in a long time, Chronixx is inescapable. His talents have taken him as far away as Kenya, and he made quite the splash last year when he was invited

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Up Next: 7 Reggae Artistes Ready To ‘Buss’ Big

Jamaican artistes have been ‘crossing over’ into international stardom since Millie Small in the 1960s. We’ve had, of course, Bob Marley and The Wailers and just about all of his singing sons. In more recent times, we’ve seen Beenie Man,

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