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‘Full Frequency’ In Jamaica, NY – Sean Paul Releases Sixth Studio Album Today

‘Full Frequency’ In Jamaica, NY – Sean Paul Releases Sixth Studio Album Today

Today, Grammy Award-winning deejay Sean Paul releases his sixth studio album, Full Frequency – and his voice will be all over the FM dials in Jamaica. In acknowledgement of the release, popular radio stations FAME, Zip, SunCity and Mello will be dipping extensively ...

Yanique Hyatt

February 18th, 2014

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Much To Gain From Legalising Ganja

Much To Gain From Legalising Ganja

ALASKA IS set to become the third state in the US to legalise marijuana for adult recreational use following laws enacted last November to make the weed legal in Colorado and Washington. On January 1, Colorado opened its first retail marijuana shops and raked in revenue of ...

Yanique Hyatt

February 12th, 2014

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Gov’t pays up, protects United Nations voting rights

Jamaica has now settled a portion of its debt to the United Nations (UN), which means the country will not lose its voting rights as well as other benefits. Jamaica had until the end of 2013 to make membership fee payments to the international body or risk losing its voting ...

Yanique Hyatt

February 11th, 2014

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Jamaican-born ‘godfather of multiculturalism’, Stuart Hall, dies

Jamaican-born ‘godfather of multiculturalism’, Stuart Hall, dies

JAMAICAN-born sociologist and cultural theorist Stuart Hall, regarded as one of England’s leading intellectuals, has died. He was 82. Britiain’s Guardian newspaper reported yesterday that Hall had been ill for some time and had retreated from public life. Hall, ...

Yanique Hyatt

February 11th, 2014

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Death of a Reggae Ambassador

Death of a Reggae Ambassador

Bunny Rugs loses cancer fight BUNNY Rugs was a struggling singer in 1976 when he went to a New York City club named the Bottom Line to see a band called Third World. “It so happened that a friend of mine saw the advertisement in the Village Voice and called me and said

groove

February 6th, 2014

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Corporate Jamaica Sees Rebel Salute As ‘Big Business’

Corporate Jamaica Sees Rebel Salute As ‘Big Business’

Mel Cooke, Gleaner Writer At its official launch, held at Countryside, Half-Way Tree, St. Andrew, a theme and a raft of sponsors – including a striking new one in telecommunications company Digicel – were announced for Rebel Salute 2014. That theme is ‘The ...

groove

December 30th, 2013

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Nelson Mandela Has Died

Nelson Mandela Has Died

South Africa’s president says Nelson Mandela has died at age 95. Jacob Zuma made the announcement at a news conference today, saying “we’ve lost our greatest son.” Mandela became one of the world’s most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the ...

groove

December 6th, 2013

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Reggae Singer Junior Murvin Has Passed Away

Reggae Singer Junior Murvin Has Passed Away

Gareth Davis Sr, Gleaner Writer Portland:Legendary Jamaican reggae musician, Junior Murvin, best known for the single Police and Thieves, is dead. The Portland-based singer reportedly died at his home at Summers Town Road in Port Antonio early yesterday. Murvin, whose real ...

groove

December 5th, 2013

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Duane Stephenson Finds Soul In ‘Dangerously Roots’

Duane Stephenson Finds Soul In ‘Dangerously Roots’

After much soul-searching, reggae crooner Duane Stephenson has finally decided on a title for his third studio album, set to be released early 2014. “We wanted a name that depicts exactly what the message of this album is all about, while at the same time reflecting ...

groove

November 21st, 2013

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Win Dinner For Two at The Door

Win Dinner For Two at The Door

The Door Restaurant, in Queens NY and the promoters behind the successful summer park show has launched a new radio program to be heard on WPVIP FM 93.5. The show which is hosted by Ras Clem is aired every Saturday from 9:00 am through 11:30 am and Sundays from 6:00 pm to ...

groove

November 19th, 2013

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