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.
KABAKA PYRAMID ‘CONTRABAND’ TOUR UK @ THE 02 ACADEMY, ISLINGTON
Hot on the heels of his well received single ‘Can’t Breathe’ earlier in the month, the 800 capacity 02 Academy, Islington welcomed Kabaka Pyramid and The Bebble Rockers band on Thursday, June 22 2017, for the penultimate show of the successful Contraband Tour (UK).