An epic 12th edition of the Montreal International Reggae Festival

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For the 12th consecutive year, The Old Port of Montreal vibrated to the sweet sounds of reggae music with the best international artists, this year under clever skies! On Friday, after solid performances from Kaisha Lee, Face-T and his band as well as Jah Cutta, Beres Hammond was once again … Continue reading

Iley Dread looks forward to JAMBANA debut

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Reggae singer Iley Dread, who also goes by the stage name Chardavid, is excited at performing for the very first time on the internationally acclaimed JAMBANA™ One World Festival, which takes place at the Markham Fair Grounds, Ontario, Canada on Sunday August 2 and Monday August 3, 2015. The 7th … Continue reading

VP Records holds 3 first spots on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album Chart

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This week, the world’s largest reggae label and distrubutor VP Records holds the No. 1, 2 and 3 spot on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album Chart. Their annual compilation Reggae Gold debuts at the top spot with Jah Cure’s new album The Cure landing the second position (from No. 1 … Continue reading

Kranium – Biography

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Born Kemar Donaldson in Montego Bay, Jamaica, singjay Kranium was schooled in the ways of reggae in his teens, after a move to Miami brought him closer to his uncle/mentor, dancehall singer Screw Driver. Kranium first broke out in 2013 with the hit single “Nobody Has to Know,” an independent … Continue reading

The Manhattans – Biography

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The Manhattans are one of those classic R&B vocal groups who managed to achieve incredible career longevity by adapting their style to fit changing times. Formed in the ’60s as a doo wop-influenced R&B quintet, The Manhattans reinvented themselves as sweet smooth soul balladeers during the ’70s. In doing so, … Continue reading

Iba Mahr – Biography

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After completing a secondary education, Iba MaHr went on to study a Bachelors Degree in Computing and Management Studies at the University of Technology. Even though he had the ability to write songs since going to high school, it was only while in University his peers pushed him to perform … Continue reading

Bob Marley’s Son Julian Marley Drops New Video “Lemme Go”

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The Grammy-nominated reggae musician Julian Marley has a new anthem “Lemme Go” to celebrate the recently passed law to decriminalize herb in Jamaica. The son of Bob Marley unleashes the video (directed by Dameon Gayle and shot in Jamaica), which features the island’s iconic comedy actors Ity and Fancy Cat … Continue reading

Out Today! Reggae Gold 2015

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For over 20 years, the world’s #1 Caribbean music compilation Reggae Gold brings the genre’s top hits into one must-have collection for the masses. 2015’s installment, out today July 17, 2015 on VP Records, is filled with the season’s freshest sounds in roots, dancehall, lover’s rock and pop-fused reggae from … Continue reading

New Video – Jah Cure “Made In California”

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Jah Cure, one of Jamaica’s greatest singers, returns to the scene with his brand new video for “Made In California,” the latest single off his eagerly awaited album The Cure (Jul 10, VP Records). “Made In California” pays homage to one of Cure’s favorite loves – Golden State’s locally grown … Continue reading