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Ziggy Marley Wins Grammy Award For Best Reggae Album

 Above: Ziggy Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Ziggy Marley took home the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album on Sunday night for his latest album, “Ziggy Marley in Concert.” Marley won in a difficult category that featured Beres Hammond …

Reggae Album of the Year 2013: Beres Hammond’s “One Love, One Life”

 IN A REGION as musically prolific as the Caribbean, it’s always hard to pick an album of the year. Beres Hammond, the world-famous native of Saint Mary, Jamaica first released his latest album at the very end of 2012; “One …

Ziggy Marley, Snoop Lion Among Nominees For Best Reggae Grammy

 Above: Ziggy Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Snoop Lion and Ziggy Marley are among the contenders for the Best Reggae Album Grammy Award. The Grammys released the official nominations this weekend, with Snoop Lion nominated for “Reincarnated,” Ziggy Marley …

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 Above: Etana By the Caribbean Journal staff Reggae star Etana will headline the Reggae Culture Salute in Brooklyn in November, according to the Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music, which organizes the annual event. Etana has recently been touring to promote …

 It’s Tuesday – what a great time for some reggae. And who better than Ziggy Marley, the eldest son of Bob Marley and a multiple Grammy winner. Here are give great songs from Ziggy to start your day right. “True …

 Above: Bob Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica brought reggae to the world — but it may not have brought back much economic return, according to a new study at the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. PhD …

 Above: the Beaches Negril Resort & Spa Few things go together quite as well as rum and reggae. That’s particularly true in Jamaica, the home of the world-famous Appleton Rum and the Beaches Negril Resort. It’s the latter that has …

 Above: Eddie Murphy By the Caribbean Journal staff Reggae may have begun in Jamaica, but it’s now in almost every country in the world, including Zamunda: star actor and comedian Eddie Murphy has gotten into reggae. The star of films …

 Above: Jimmy Cliff Caribbean Journal is proud to name Jimmy Cliff as our 2012 Artist of the Year. The award is a testament to Cliff’s enduring talent and his work on the recently-released Rebirth — in our opinion, the best …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal satff Global rap superstar Snoop Dogg has a new moniker, “Snoop Lion,” and he is attributing the change to a recent trip to the hills of Jamaica. Snoop Lion, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, recently …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor This is a stellar year in Jamaica’s history, as Jamaicans and well-wishers everywhere will soon be celebrating the country’s 50th Anniversary of Independence.  Easily one of the most beautiful places on earth, Jamaica is not merely …

 Above: Tarrus Riley By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican reggae star Tarrus Riley will be releasing his new acoustic album on April 17, Mecoustic in European markets. The album, which is being released in conjunction with France-based Soulbeats Records, features …

 JAMAICA’S REGGAE AND DANCEHALL ARTIST KONSHENS has been finding success across the globe, most recently in Japan, where his album, Mental Maintenance, has risen to the top of the reggae charts in a country with a strong appreciation for the …

 By Alexander Britell Before the music, there was football. Haiti’s premier reggae band was born on Haiti’s football fields, where Alain Moraille would play in what he calls the sport’s “school of life.” The same friends with whom Moraille competed …

 Above: Monty Alexander (Photo/Crush Boone) By Alexander Britell JAMAICAN MUSIC LEGEND MONTY ALEXANDER recently completed a two-week run at the famed Blue Note jazz club in New York City dubbed “50 Years In Music – 50 Years of Jamaica,” a …

 By Alexander Britell IN 1997, ELAN ATIAS began a musical journey as the frontman for legendary reggae group The Wailers. Since then, his career has brought him across the globe and the industry – spreading his talent across genres and …

 

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