JAMAICA HOUSE INDIGO @ THE O2, LONDON AUGUST 5 TO AUGUST 13 2017
Words and Photographs: lizzy brown. / insta: @iameyeandi / tumblr: dis yah reggae music This past summer, London’s Indigo at The O2 played host to a nine day celebration of Jamaican culture and music in commemoration of 55 years of Independence and Usain Bolt’s final professional races at the IAAF games.
CO U R T N E Y “ E L I H U ” M O R R I S : The Man Behind the Voice
Errol Courtney Morris, born November 28, 1958, in Kingston Jamaica, came from humble Christian beginnings. At the age of 10, Courtney discovered his passion for music and started singing at school concerts up to age 14. He then migrated to the states where he has been to present day.
REDBULL TV presents Lollapalooza Chicago 2017 LIVE
Red Bull TV announced that Muse, Lorde, blink-182, alt-J, Run The Jewels, Cage The Elephant, Wiz Khalifa, The Head and the Heart, The Shins, Kaskade, Glass Animals, Gramatik, and many more
Highlights from Reggae Sumfest 2017 Montego Bay Jamaica
This past weekend saw the 25th anniversary of Reggae Sumfest where using the new two night format, introduced last year, as opposed to the previously normal three nights, the Reggae Sumfest organisers (Downsound Entertainment) were determined to trim the excess and deliver a spectacle
Bazza T rises
Dancehall artiste Bazza T, born Shevana Jermaine Creightney on November 1st,1989, Bazza T is the first of three children for his mother and father who were both factory workers. Growing in Spanish Town he attended Ensom City Primary School , then Brayton High School where he completed his studies and left there at 18.
Chronixx & Junior Gong. The return of real reggae?
A common complaint among observers of all of Jamaican music, not only reggae, is that the people behind the current machinery either are completely unaware of the history of the island’s influence on global culture
International Reggae Day 2017: Global Street Party
International Reggae Day was launched on July 1, 1994 and has been an annual event since 2000. Started by Andrea Davis of Jamaica Arts Holdings, International Reggae Day has over the years expanded celebrations to places like Sao Paulo, Ibiza, Soweto, London, Paris, Beijing, Singapore and Madrid.