An 18 Karat Reggae article about steps being taken by the Grammy Awards to remove the Marley bias from how the reggae Grammy is awarded caught the… Read more “Roger Steffens explains the Grammy process on 18 Karat Reggae.”
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Freddie McGregor stood up to the Marleys and he is winning.
Freddie McGregor was the only reggae artiste brave enough to stand up and speak out about the injustices in the music where the Grammy Awards are concerned. … Read more “Freddie McGregor stood up to the Marleys and he is winning.”
Foreigners Make Better Reggae Music Than Jamaicans, According to Tanya Stephens.
People outside of Jamaica are making reggae music; they have all right to do so and often times the reggae music they make is better than the… Read more “Foreigners Make Better Reggae Music Than Jamaicans, According to Tanya Stephens.”
Reggae Artist Ras Slick Lights Up Summer Stages.
“No Shackles and Chains” singer Ras Slick has been enjoying the fruits of his labor all summer long. Namely, his powerful and timely “No Shackles and Chains”… Read more “Reggae Artist Ras Slick Lights Up Summer Stages.”
Reggae artist Zambai takes reggae from Antigua to the world.
“Zambai” born Neil Collis Parker is a singer/songwriter/musician from the twin island of Antigua and Barbuda. He started his career in music in 1983 as a founding member… Read more “Reggae artist Zambai takes reggae from Antigua to the world.”
Buju Banton’s drummer, Prince Shirley, is dead.
*** Updated *** We apologize for previously reporting that it was drummer Prince Manning who had died. The drummer for Buju Banton’s Til Shiloh band, Basil “Prince”… Read more “Buju Banton’s drummer, Prince Shirley, is dead.”