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Reluctant Stereotypes ‘the nearly men’ of Coventry’s Ska scene

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The Reluctant Stereotypes were the nearly men of Coventry’s flourishing ska scene, a scene that was headed by, of course, the mighty Specials. Like many bands at the time, The Reluctant Stereotypes used the ska reggae rhythms as a backbone to hang their own mix of words and music onto.


Samini Features Popcaan On Violate

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African dancehall king and High Grade Family ragga artist Samini knocked an excellent video down for his anticipated hotskull new single-VIOLATE which features Jamaica’s reggae dancehall artist Popcaan some few days back.


Arthur Guinness Jamaica 2014 review

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Ever since its completion in 2002 for the 2003 World Netball Championships, Jamaica’s National Indoor Sports Complex has been used for a variety of events. From politics to fashion and, yes sometimes even sports, the Indoor Sports Complex has proved itself to be one of the island’s premier venues.


Dennis Brown Live: Rockers TV

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Rockers TV was a New York Public Access show that focused on reggae music and ran for over twenty-five years. Earl “Rootsman” Chin was the laidback host and producer of this low-budget show that managed to snag big names like Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer on a regular basis.


The Upsessions & Lee Scratch Perry – Shake It

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Eccentric Jamaican music legend Lee “Scratch” Perry is a little bit of everywhere these days and works in several genres. In May he was part of the vintage sounding Back on the Controls album and he has also worked with more future-sounding acts like The Orb, Dubblestandart and EasyRiddimMaker.


Dancehall DJ Assassin to Attend Oracabessa Festival Launch in Manhattan

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Lyrically potent dancehall DJ Assassin, aka Agent Sasco is one of the headline acts confirmed to attend the New York launch of the inaugural Oracabessa Festival on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at LQ Nightclub in Manhattan.


Young entrepreneurs from, Jamaica bring their “Reggae Application” project to Kickstarter

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Trendy Reggae connects musicians, djs, music promoters, producers and major brands through an online platform. Users will be able to engage new fans, discover new music and find gigs with Trendy Reggae. 


American Airlines Discount for Reggae Marathon 2014

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Reggae Marathon and American Airlines are pleased to offer to 2014 Reggae Runners and Walkers a special 5% discount on fares for Reggae Marathon 2014 (December 6, 2014).