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Click to read: Shaggy: Raggamuffin by Micah Locilento

Published on January 30th, 2018 | by asiedu3

“First and foremost, I am a reggae artist,” insists Shaggy. Born Orville Richard Burrell, the multi-platinum pop icon is a worldwide ambassador for reggae, but only few knows just how connected Shaggy is with the sound [&hellip... Read More


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Click to read: Reggae-The Story of Jamaican Music

Published on January 27th, 2018 | by asiedu3

Jamaica gained independence in 1962 to the electrifying soundtrack of ska, no-one foresaw the impact Jamaican music would have on the world. Yet as Jamaica celebrates its 40th anniversary of independence, ‘Reggae’, accompanying the television series, [&hellip... Read More


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Click to read :Reggae & Caribbean Music by Dave Thompson

Published on January 25th, 2018 | by asiedu3

More than a listener’s guide, this book reveals the rich historical development of a regional music that is now embraced worldwide. Packed with incisive essays, ratings and reviews of 2,700 recordings, plus fantastic photos and engaging [&hellip... Read More


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Click to read: This is Reggae Music By Lloyd Bradley

Published on January 13th, 2018 | by asiedu3

Jamaica is a small country in the Caribbean, 146 miles wide and populated by fewer than three million people. Nevertheless, it has exerted a more powerful hold on international popular music than any nation besides England [&hellip... Read More


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Click to read:Tale of Two Amys By Tony Martin

Published on January 11th, 2018 | by asiedu3

A biography in the making for 27 years, it uses a wealth of research material, including the private papers of Amy Ashwood Garvey, the papers of those who knew her, the extensive court records of her [&hellip... Read More


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Click to Read The Real Taste of Jamaica by Enid Donaldson

Published on January 3rd, 2018 | by asiedu3

The Real Taste of Jamaica takes food lovers and cooks  all  around the world  into Jamaican homes, kitchen and restaurants to sample the full range of native cuisine prepared by local housewives, cooks, restaurateurs and roadside [&hellip... Read More


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Click to Read : Bob Marley by Garry Steckles

Published on January 2nd, 2018 | by asiedu3

One of the twentieth century’s most revered cultural figures, Bob Marley was responsible for carrying reggae music far beyond the Caribbean and establishing it as an international force. He set attendance records that still stand in [&hellip... Read More


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Click To Read: From Heavy Rivers by Lorna Goodison

Published on November 24th, 2017 | by asiedu3

Throughout her life my mother [Doris] lived in two places at once: Kingston, Jamaica, where she raised a family of nine children, and Harvey River, in the parish of Hanover, where she was born and grew [&hellip... Read More


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Click to read The fastest Man Alive By Usain Bolt

Published on November 7th, 2017 | by asiedu3

 A skinny kid from the Jamaican parish of Trelawny, Usain Bolt’s life changed in August 2008 when the Olympic men’s 100-meter starter pistol was followed just 9.69 seconds later by his streak across the finish line [&hellip... Read More


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Click to read Small Island by Andrea Levy

Published on October 27th, 2017 | by asiedu3

Want to Read Small Island It is 1948, and England is recovering from a war. But at 21 Nevern Street, London, the conflict has only just begun. Queenie Bligh’s neighbours do not approve when she agrees [&hellip... Read More


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Independence Dreams and the Gaza Don

Published on September 26th, 2012 | by asiedu3

– Ryan Jobson; Guest Contributor & Editor Independence Dreams and the Gaza Don A Review of Vybz Kartel’s The Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto  The Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto: “Incarcerated but not Silenced.” Adidja Palmer [&hellip... Read More


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Memoirs of a Jamaican Media-Man

Published on March 9th, 2012 | by asiedu3

TITLE:    MEMOIRS OF A JAMAICAN MEDIA-MAN AUTHOR:     CAREY ROBINSON PAGE COUNT:  344 PUBLICATION DATE:   March 2012 Memoirs of a Jamaican Media-Man takes us on an epic journey through the life of Carey Robinson, [&hellip... Read More


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Between the Pages

Published on August 2nd, 2011 | by asiedu3

The Lunatic By. Anthony C. Winkler Aloysius is the village madman, tolerated by neighbors but forced to make a living by doing odd jobs. His only company is the animals, trees, and bushes of the woodlands in [&hellip... Read More


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PUSS FOOD AND OTHER JAMAICAN STORIES

Published on July 25th, 2011 | by asiedu3

Puss Food and Other Jamaican Stories is an eclectic and charming collection of fictional short tales that smartly and vividly highlight and examine the traditions, diligence, resourcefulness and idiosyncrasies of Jamaicans – in both rural and urban [&hellip... Read More


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JAMAICAN ART: THEN & NOW

Published on July 25th, 2011 | by asiedu3

JAMAICAN ART: then and now is the revised edition of the first book ever produced on Jamaican Art, tracing the history and development of Jamaica’s multifaceted art movement. It is lavishly illustrated with over 200 full-page, full-colour [&hellip... Read More


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BLOOD OF ANGELS

Published on July 25th, 2011 | by asiedu3

Laku Leon is an artist who lives in France. Half-French, half-Egyptian, tall, handsome and broody, the reclusive twenty-five year old is a graduate of the prestigious Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts where he had honed his prodigious talent, becoming [&hellip... Read More


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