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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.

Dangerously Roots

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.


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


Vegas launches ‘Reggae Euphoria’

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Not everything that happens with Vegas stays with Vegas. Unlike the west coast gambling capital, with the dancehall, reggae deejay — whose moniker introduced him as Mr. Vegas — everything he writes, produces, rhymes or releases should be blazed in neon lights for all to see and hear.


Riddim Radio and Bang Radio Presents; Riddim Up Live!

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Riddim Radio X BANG Radio present #RiddimUpLive on the 28th November at The Forge Camden. Its a one day festival of art, music and culture: Celebrating the new wave of Reggae music from Jamaica to the UK.


Marley is reaching for a higher spiritual state

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  Ziggy Marley’s all about keeping it positive. That’s why his latest album, Fly Rasta, is a celebration of everything the Jamaican reggae artist is known to love: Mother Nature, Rastafarianism, peace and the herb (as he personally calls it), of course. But what Fly Rasta really is, is a deeper extension of Marley himself.


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.