#MeToo: Etana Speaks About Prejudice Against Female Reggae Artists in the Industry.

For reggae singer Etana, the themes of equality, love and peace that underpins reggae haven’t always extended to women reggae artists. In fact, she’s often had to do battle against an industry that hasn’t shown much respect for singers like her. According to Etana while speaking to Dylan Elliott, StarNews correspondent; she learned right after she started…

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Young Jamaican Reggae Artist Ricky Nevado Debut Single, ‘Rock Me’

MENAFN Editorial – The debut single is always that special song that takes the world by storm with its fresh vibes and sensible lyrics. Ricky Nevado, an upcoming reggae artist from Jamaica, has accomplished this feat with his first single, ‘Rock Me’. Based on reviews by Youtubers, the stage is now set for Ricky’s career…

City of Cardiff, UK To Celebrate Jamaican Vibes, Rum And Reggae In May.

Cardiff, United Kingdom – Rum & Reggae announced on their Facebook page (@rumandreggaefest) the location of this years Rum & Reggae Festival. The day-long Rum and Reggae Festival will take place in May and will bring the smooth sounds of reggae straight from its Jamaican birthplace to the Welsh capital. Reggae acts will perform throughout the…

JAMIN UK Launches Voice of Jamaica Song Competition

JAMIN UK (Jamaicans Inspired UK) has announced the launch of their Voice of Jamaica competition in partnership with UK based Latchmere Productions. According to organizers, the aim of the song writing competition is to help Jamaicans living in the United Kingdom and the European Union to reconnect through music with Jamaica. Through the competition, JAMIN UK hopes to find the next…

Country Reggae! Morgan Heritage Mixes Southern Music With Reggae

Grammy-winning reggae ambassador, Morgan Heritage, according to the Associated Press (AP), is currently pioneering a new island-inspired reggae country mix that has become popular among patrons in Nashville’s famous bars and nightclubs. Their latest album, ‘‘Avrakedabra,’’ which was partially recorded in Nashville, Africa, Europe and Jamaica features 12 songs and has been nominated for a Grammy…

Reggae Spider! Australian Marine Spider Named After Bob Marley

A newly discovered species of marine spider has been named after Jamaican and international renowned reggae icon Bob Marley – You heard that right! Its name, Desis bobmarleyi or the Bob Marley arachnid spider.  According to in Australian researchers, the high tide/low tide habitat where such intertidal species make their homes, reminded them of Marley’s song…