Koffee Makes Barack Obama’s Playlist for the 6th Time

Koffee Makes Barack Obama’s Playlist for the 6th Time

By Stephanie Korney, Jamaicans Jamaican reggae artist Koffee has again been included on the summer playlist of 44 favorite songs compiled by the former United States President Barack Obama. This is the sixth consecutive time a track by Koffee has been included. His complete summer playlist was released via social media on July 26, 2022, […]

Country Music Hall of Famer Dolly Parton Goes Reggae

Country Music Hall of Famer Dolly Parton Goes Reggae

Newport, Rhode Island, USA – July 27,2019: Dolly Parton performs at The Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island. (Shutterstcok) By Staff Writer, Jamaicans “Injecting some Jamaican soul into country favorites”, renowned Jamaican musicians today release the album Country Goes Reggae with a single featuring Dolly Parton. The 11-track project recreates the musical arrangements behind beloved […]

Bob Marley’s “No Woman No Cry” Featured in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” Movie Trailer

Bob Marley’s “No Woman No Cry” Featured in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” Movie Trailer

By Stephanie Korney, Jamaicans The Marvel panel at the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con event released the official trailer for the upcoming sequel to the franchise’s blockbuster film “Black Panther.” The trailer for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” features a mashup of a cover of the iconic Bob Marley song “No Woman No Cry” by multiple-award-winning Nigerian […]

Jamaican Consulate General Partners with Jazz at Lincoln Center 1st Reggae-Jazz Concert with Russell Hall and the Brethren Court in Honor of Jamaica’s 60th Anniversary of Independence

Jamaican Consulate General Partners with Jazz at Lincoln Center 1st Reggae-Jazz Concert with Russell Hall and the Brethren Court in Honor of Jamaica’s 60th Anniversary of Independence

Photo: Consul General of Jamaica to New York Mrs. Alsion Wilson (3rd from left) and Mr. DK Bartley Chief Diversity Officer at Moody’s Corporation (4th), join the musicians of the Russell Hall and the Brethren Court Band, on stage at the end of the performance. Russell Hall (4th from right) is also a Jamaican. NEW […]

The 15 Greatest Lyrics by Bob Marley

The 15 Greatest Lyrics by Bob Marley

By Delano George Bell, Jamaicans Legendary reggae artist, Bob Marley, was known for his lyrics as well as his vocal talents. Marley put into lyrics many of the problems facing society and issues affecting his own life. He was a keen observer of life, government, social order, and humanity as a whole. Many of his […]

Bob Marley Inducted to Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame

Bob Marley Inducted to Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame

Editorial Credit: Stefano Chiacchiarini ’74 / Shutterstock.com By Staff Writer, Jamaicans Legendary Jamaican reggae artist Bob Marley will be one of 16 influential Black musicians honored at the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame (BMEWOF) Crown Jewel of Excellence Black Music Month Class of 2022 Induction and Juneteenth Celebration on June 18, 2022. The […]

And the Grammy Goes to…Reggae! The Soja Controversy

And the Grammy Goes to…Reggae! The Soja Controversy

Grammy statue at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at the Nokia Theater on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Shutterstock) By Gardy Stein, ReggaeVille Following the awarding ceremony of the 64th Grammy Awards on Sunday [watch it here], we have witnessed an outpour of disrespect, abuse and hatred towards the winners that is simply […]

Statement From the Morgan Heritage on the Passing of Their Dad Honorable Bishop Ras Denroy Morgan

Statement From the Morgan Heritage on the Passing of Their Dad Honorable Bishop Ras Denroy Morgan

New York, NY March 7th, 2022. Honourable Bishop Ras Denroy Morgan, affectionately known to the world as a musical prodigy, a pioneer and a musical perfectionist who paved the way for Reggae on the international stage has passed away. Born in May Pen Clarendon May 15th, 1945, Ras Denroy Morgan was a trailblazing musician who […]

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