As we get going into reggae month, one of the biggest celebrations will be the 73rd anniversary of the birth of the king of reggae, Bob Marley.… Read more “Hail King Bob Marley; Don’t forget Prince Dennis Brown.”
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Can reggae artistes who are not from Jamaica be among the greatest?
Jamaica is the home of reggae music. That is fact that cannot be questioned, doubted or argued. However, the music has spread past every boundary and border… Read more “Can reggae artistes who are not from Jamaica be among the greatest?”
Why the resentment against Damian Marley for winning his third Grammy Award?
According to an 18 Karat Reggae poll, almost 90% of Reggae fans thought that Chronixx with his album Chronology should have won the 2018 Grammy award for… Read more “Why the resentment against Damian Marley for winning his third Grammy Award?”
How Bob Marley changed the meaning of Marcus Garvey’s “One Love”.
The goal of the great Marcus Garvey was for the Black race to become one unit regardless if they were in Africa or scattered in the western… Read more “How Bob Marley changed the meaning of Marcus Garvey’s “One Love”.”
Roger Steffens explains the Grammy process on 18 Karat Reggae.
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.”
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.”
CIA Agent confessing to killing Bob Marley is false.
There is a story making the rounds on social media that a former CIA agent has admitted to killing the king of reggae, Bob Marley. This story… Read more “CIA Agent confessing to killing Bob Marley is false.”
Reggae, Dancehall, VP Records and Race in Jamaica.
Many people in the reggae dancehall community like to talk trash about VP Records and their stranglehold on reggae and dancehall music. Artists, fans, and producers alike… Read more “Reggae, Dancehall, VP Records and Race in Jamaica.”
Dancehall fans prefer a freed Vybz Kartel over a Freed Ninja Man.
As Ninja Man gets ready to face his fate today on murder charges, dancehall fans have made it clear, they would rather to see a free Vybz… Read more “Dancehall fans prefer a freed Vybz Kartel over a Freed Ninja Man.”
Reggae is coming to Wall Street.
In 1976 Bob Marley sung “Reggae is on Broadway”, now thanks to Morgan Heritage, in 2017 reggae will be on Wall Street. The seeds of Denroy Morgan… Read more “Reggae is coming to Wall Street.”
Jah Rain brings showers of blessings to Reggae.
Jah Rain, whose real name is “Umar Plummer” born and raise in a little district called Carr Hill, located in Rock Hall, St.Andrew, Jamaica, which is the… Read more “Jah Rain brings showers of blessings to Reggae.”
It’s a Marley party and no other reggae artist are invited.
The Marley family had a huge celebration to honor the 40th anniversary of the release of Bob Marley’s iconic album Exodus. The funny thing about this celebration,… Read more “It’s a Marley party and no other reggae artist are invited.”