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Bob Marley Celebrates Double Anniversary

50 years ago today, Bob Marley and the Wailers’ debut release, Simmer Down, topped the Jamaican music chart.

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Pioneering Observer: Niney Talks Dennis Brown, Joe Gibbs and Jo Jo Hoo Kim

Winston ‘Niney the Observer’ Holness is one of the reggae industry’s founding fathers and an unsung hero of Jamaican music. As an artist, he is best known for his 1971 roots anthem Blood and Fire , but his production and … Continue reading

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Tanya Stephens Tackles Domestic Abuse with Weather Change

On Tanya Stephens’ most recent collaboration with super-producer Donovan Germain, Weather Change , the dancehall diva sings: “So many men, it impossible to dun dem all / So tell me, how one of them, coulda mek mi spend mi whole … Continue reading

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Top 10 Wailers Albums

Last month, Nielsen Sound Scan, the organisation that tracks music sales across the US, Britain, Canada and Japan, revealed the compilation Legend: Bob Marley and The Wailers had become the 9th best-selling album of all-time. Legend has been certified platinum … Continue reading

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