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All Hail Stush: First Lady of British Dancehall

Stush is one of the most successful female artists to have emerged from Britain’s underground music scene over the past decade and one of the few dancehall acts to maintain a lengthy relationship with a major record company. After breaking … 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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The £100m Reggae Robbery: Part 2

Below is the second 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. Read part one here: … 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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James Bond Singer Adele to Visit Our Hometown

Adele is the voice behind the theme song for the latest James Bond film, Skyfall, released in UK cinemas on 26 October. However, last week, the singer revealed plans to visit Goldeneye, near Oracabessa in Jamaica, the home of Bond … Continue reading

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