15 Things We Learned from Jimmy Cliff’s Recent Interview with The Guardian

15 Things We Learned from Jimmy Cliff’s Recent Interview with The Guardian

LOULE, PORTUGAL – JUNE 26: Jimmy Cliff performs onstage at Festival Med June 25, 2008 in Loule, Portugal. (Shutterstock) By Stephanie Korney, Jamaicans On August 28, 2022, Jamaican reggae legend Jimmy Cliff shared fascinating facts about his latest album release, meeting Bob Marley, and making the iconic film, “The Harder They Come” in an interview […]

Rolling Stone Pays Tribute to Jamaican Music with 60 Songs for Each Year Since Independence

Rolling Stone Pays Tribute to Jamaican Music with 60 Songs for Each Year Since Independence

Singer Shaggy performs on the stage of the 68th Sanremo Song Festival on February 7, 2018, in Sanremo, Italy. (Shutterstock) By Staff Writer, Jamaicans Rolling Stone, the American monthly magazine that reports on music, politics, and popular culture, honored the 60th anniversary of Jamaican independence with a listing of 60 of the greatest songs – […]

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 […]

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