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Rebel Salute 2015: An Anthology Part One

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The first female to hit the stage was Jah 9 and she brought life to the stage with a well organized set, which was on point in all her songs. She song with a passion when she reeled off songs like ‘New Name’, ‘Avocado’, ‘Preacher Man’, she topped off her set with a acoustic version of ‘Brothers’ off of the popular Honey Pot riddim produced by the German based Silly Walks Discotheque.

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Bookman speaks on the revival

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The Reggae Revival maintains its uncanny feature to stimulate conversation. The truth of it is that some people will disagree with the idea and some people will agree.

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Randy Valentine’s Triumphant Return

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Leaving his home in Clarendon, Jamaica, and migrating to UK at a young age, Randy Valentine’s is a story of a long awaited and triumphant return to the island of his birth.

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Magnum Follow Ur Sound

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In the year’s 2nd edition of the Magnum Follow Ur Sound series, patrons were treated to a number of well contested (if not entertaining) clashes between sound systems and special guest selectors.

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Major Lazer Kingston Jamaica

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It would be hard to review such an event without first providing some level of context. In essence explaining why such a huge traveling act such as Major Lazer would make it a point of duty to embark on a yearly pilgrimage to the Caribbean and more specifically the island of Jamaica.

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BAY 19 Music Review King Biggs

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BACKAYARD always seek to give all artistes featured a voice and thus sometimes they themselves like to use their own words to describe the process of recording an EP/album.

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BAY 19 Music Review: Duane Stephenson

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As a 80s baby, I have been fortunate to be a part of the shift in the way that music is “physically’ distributed and consumed.

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The playlist: reggae – Wayne Smith, Super Cat and Shabba Ranks

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Jamaican novelist Marlon James picking five songs to soundtrack his new book, A Brief History of Seven Killings