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ACTOR BOY AWARDS 2007 HONOURS OLIVER SAMUELS

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By: RT The Actor Boy Awards celebrates achievements in both the creative and technical areas of the Jamaican theatre, allocating awards for costuming, choreography and lighting as well as the most sought after awards acting and best production. This prestigious event hosted by the Jamaican chapter of the International Theater Institute will be held in […]

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PROLIFIC JAMAICAN RECORD PRODUCER JOE GIBBS PASSED AWAY By Baldwin S. A. Howe Reggae Times Magazine joins the other members of the national media corps and operators in the Jamaican music fraternity in expressing our deep regret at the passing of legendary and prolific Jamaican record producer, Joel A. “Joe Gibbs” Gibson; and in the […]

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TARRUS RILEY TOPS THE REGGAE ACADEMY AWARD By RT No major surprise here, Tarrus Riley is a major force on Jamaica music scene and the rest of the world, touring and consistently releasing fabulous singles. Roots Reggae Singer Tarrus Riley walked away the biggest winner at the Reggae Academy Award (RAA), held at the national […]

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REGGAE ACADMY AWARDS By RT The first ever staging of the Reggae Academy Awards was held on February 24, 2008 at the Jamaica National Indoor Centre in Kingston. The show, which officially began at 8:00p.m. had all the makings for a superb event. In attendance were, Prime Minister the Most Honourable Bruce Golding, Minster Olivia […]

BLACK MY STORY

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By RT Black My Story held at the Belvedere Oval in Red Hills, St Andrew on the 2nd of February 2008 saw a night of wonderful performances, even though the audience support was sadly lacking. Turbulence had the audience eating out of the palm of his hands as he went through his set. He carried […]

MARLEY BASH WELL PUT TOGETHER

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By RT Kudos should be in order for the organisers of the ‘Bob Marley Bash’, which managed to maintain a high standard of quality, family-oriented entertainment for the patrons who filled the MX111 Lawn, in Negril, on Ash Wednesday, February 6. Queen Ifrica has improved rapidly and it was a pleasure to watch her go […]

FI WI SINTING

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  By RT Fi Wi Sinting, the annual cultural show held at Nature’s Way in Buff Bay, Portland, is proof that our people still appreciate our culture. It featured a variety of performances taking place simultaneously and so the grounds were constantly abuzz with activities. Fi Wi Sinting is truly a unique and authentically Jamaican […]

DEMARCO WANTS A BETTA JAMAICA

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      By: RT In 2005 a young singjay naming himself Demarco, made his debut on the national music scene both as a singjay and record producer and since then his effort has been lauded as excellent ever since. Demarco whose name is Colin Demar Edwards was born in 1983. While attending primary school […]

jazz up the webcast

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  Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival is giving their fans a once in a life time experience. They will be streaming a few of the live performances over the three-day period to fans around the world. CbeanMedia.tv and Telstar Cable, in collaboration with the organizers came to an agreement to stream the Festival to […]

THE LIST OF JAMAICAN GRAMMY WINNERS OVER THE YEARS

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Year Artiste Album 2006 Ziggy Marley Love Is My Religion 2005 Damian Marley Welcome To Jamrock 2004 Toosts and the Maytals True Love 2003 Sean Paul Duty Rock 2002 Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Jamaica ET 2001 Damian Marley Halfway Tree 2000 Beenie Man Art and Life 1999 Burning Spear Calling Rastafair 1998 Sly and Robby Friends […]

STEPHEN MARLEY CLAIMS GRAMMY

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    By RT Over the past decade the Marley children have been following in their fathers musical footsteps, racking up Grammy Awards and bringing conscious songs on the one drop rhythm to every corner of the globe, and just to think that they are well on their way to do more for Reggae in […]

BEENIE MAN AND VIRGO STAND OUT AT PEPSI TEEN SPLASH

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By  RT Energy, hype, excitement and music were in abundant supply at the staging of the Pepsi TeenSplash held at the James Bond Beach in Oracabessa, St Mary. With the likes of Beenie Man, Romaine Virgo, Busy Signal, Jodian Pantry, Lenya Wilkes, Capleton, Tarrus Riley and Pressure. MCs Jerry D and Reggae Rogers were remarkable. […]

A MOMENT IN TIME WITH BERES HAMMOND

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By Twana Douglas         Patrons young, old, able and disable all crammed into the national indoor sports centre to pay there respect to the man of the moment Beres Hammond. With high anticipation from patrons, they arrived as early as 6:00pm for an event slated to start at 8:00pm. The tributes were […]

Africa Unite

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Africa Unite It’s official February has been declare the ‘Reggae Month’ and will be featuring the King of Reggae Bob Marley, throughout the month. The two main events that will be held are; Smile Jamaica/ Africa Unity Concert. And Africa Unity which is a celebration of the vision of Bob Marley. On Bob Marley 60th […]