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Jamaica Has a New Spotify Playlist for the “Irie Vibes” We Need

 In a time of global unease, Jamaica Tourism is looking to send out some positivity with a new Spotify playlist aimed at helping to lift our spirits.  It’s called, fittingly, “Every Little Thing Is Gonna Be Alright,” and it features …

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Gladys Knight, Beres Hammond Join St Kitts Music Festival

 The Caribbean’s hottest music festival has added more big names to its 2020 agenda.  The St Kitts Music Festival, now in its 24th year, has added Gladys Knight, Beres Hammond and Anthony B to the slate of performers for the …

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Jimmy Cliff to Headline St Kitts Music Festival

 One of the Caribbean’s hottest music festivals is back again for its 24th edition this summer.  The St Kitts Music Festival will run June 24-28, 2020, with a slate of music stars led by Jamaican music legend Jimmy Cliff.  St. …

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 Above: Robin Thicke By the Caribbean Journal staff Music superstars including Robin Thicke and Jimmy Cliff will be among those headlining this year’s St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival. The event, now in its 24th year, begins April 25 with …

 Above: Jimmy Cliff By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Cliff took home the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album Sunday night for his latest work, “Rebirth.” The reggae legend topped a competitive field including Miracle by The Original Wailers; Tomahawk …

 Above: Volkswagen’s Super Bowl ad (Photo: VW)   By Marcia Forbes, PhDCJ Contributor Keeping Abreast via Tweets I NOTICED excited tweets about Jimmy Cliff’s music being featured in a Volkswagen (VW) ad for Super Bowl 2013. Tweeps seemed genuinely impressed …

 Above: a shot from the new ad By the Caribbean Journal staff German car maker Volkswagen has infused its latest ad with Jamaican flavour. The new video spot, which will be used for the Super Bowl on Sunday, is called …

 Above: Jimmy Cliff By the Caribbean Journal staff Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff leads a slate of nominees for best reggae album at the upcoming Grammy Awards. Cliff’s Rebirth (which he talked about with Caribbean Journal earlier this year is one …

 By Alexander Britell Jimmy Cliff, one of the titans of reggae, had gone seven years without an album until releasing “Rebirth” earlier this year. The crisply-made work, created in collaboration with veteran punk-music producer Tim Armstrong, represents a rebirth, not …

 Anthony Moses Davis a.k.a Beenie Man has been at the forefront of reggae and dancehall music, both in Jamaica and globally, for two decades. His 2000 album, Art & Life, won the Grammy for Best Reggae Album, and the self-proclaimed …