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Ready, Freddie, Go: McGregor Talks Business, Royalties and Rastaman Camp

Although the term ‘living legend’ has become something of a cliché, it’s a suitably accurate description for Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and producer Freddie McGregor.

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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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The £100m Reggae Robbery

Below is the first of a three-part report, originally published in New Nation newspaper in 2004, exposing how record companies and so-called ‘collection societies’ deprived reggae artists of millions of pounds in publishing and royalty revenues.

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Top 20 Dancehall and Reggae Albums 2000-2010

Below is our list of the top 20 dancehall and reggae albums of the noughties. Technically, the decade ended in 2009, but there were some great releases in 2010 and we found it impossible to leave two of them out.

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Christopher Martin Interview

Last night, we caught up with chart-topping singer and reality TV star Christopher Martin who is currently enjoying his first trip to London. Martin has two of the year’s biggest-selling singles under his belt, but remains humble, focused and unfazed … Continue reading

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