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

Tivoli Jackpot – High-Powered Lawyers At West Kgn Enquiry Cost Taxpayers $150m, JDF Bill Alone $71m. Jamaican taxpayers had to fork out almost J$150 million to cover fees for the high-powered lawyers used by all but one state agencies that participated

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International Reggae Day – The Pioneers

Here are some of the people who have paved the way for reggae’s global presence. Bob Marley We’ve written quite a bit about the king of reggae since diGJamaica.com was launched in 2012. Marcia Griffiths If Bob Marley is the

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Hit Me With Music – diGJamaica’s Reggae Playlists

We’ve created a number of great reggae playlists over the past year or so, and since today, July 1 is being observed as International Reggae Day, we decided to put them all in one post so they’re easy to find.

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The ‘New School’ Bands Of Reggae

Jamaican music was built on bands, from the likes of the dynamic Skatalites, to the global phenomenon that was The Wailers and the powerful Third World. However, over the years, bands have faded into the background as solo artistes occupy the

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5 Things To Do This Weekend – Jan 16-18

TGIF! What’s on for the weekend? Here are five activities to get you out of the house! Level the vibes at Rebel Salute 2015, starting this evening at Grizzly’s Plantation Cove, Priory, St Ann. Performers include Etana, I-Wayne, Jah9, Tarrus

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The Biggest Stories Of 2014

What a year 2014 has been! As usual, there were highs and lows; good, bad and ugly. Below, we round up some of the biggest headline-making stories of the year. Look back with us. Prime Minister’s $50M Travel Bill irks Jamaicans,

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Sounds Of Jamaica – Music Posts on diGJamaica.com

Music is part of the lifeblood of Jamaica. Over the years, we have managed to create several genres that have thrilled local audiences and even had global impact, including Ska, Reggae and Dancehall. There is something for everyone in the

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5 Facts – Reggae Month

Reggae Month 2014 is over, but we had so much fun sharing bits and pieces of musical history, great songs and archived photos with you. We also enjoyed hearing from you about your favourite Reggae songs and artistes. It has

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Reggae Valentine – The Love Playlist

Reggae’s got heart and it’s certainly got soul. Spice up your Valentine’s Day with this special playlist, featuring some longtime and current odes to love. All links except number 16 are from iTunes. Tweet us your favourite Reggae love song or share on Facebook using

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Reggae Month Playlist

Jam to the sweet sounds of Reggae music all month long, with songs from our playlist, with links to iTunes. Your favourites not on the list? Don’t worry. We’ll keep updating the playlist throughout February. Just tweet us your faves

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