As Jamaica seeks to move from its current state of International Monetary Fund-triggered austerity to sustained, meaningful, growth, Jamaicans can take a measure of comfort from the fact that its entertainment industry, working in tandem with tourism, is now positioned to make our country one of the key entertainment capitals of the world
While there has never been any doubt about the vocal ability of Tessanne Chin, it is not often that the reggae-rocker is used as one of the names to drive a riddim.
Three years after his death, there is a new Gregory Isaacs track on the streets.
REGGAE MUSIC may be experiencing negative fallout on the United Kingdom charts and on mainstream radio stations, but it seems the only people not bothered by the social exclusions are reggae stars.
On September 1, The Music Diaries rehashed the very exciting story about Natalie Cole's miraculous escape from death in a fire at the Vegas Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas on February 10, 1981.
Reggae artiste I-Octane has been having a successful 2013. The artiste appeared on numerous local shows, toured several countries and was even invited to close Reggae Sumfest's dancehall night.
Last week Ras Puddler, a farmer from Westmoreland, declared that he was a marijuana farmer - and there was a newspaper photograph of him supporting his product at the Peter Tosh birthday celebration close to the late singer's former Belmont home.
United States-based digital distribution, marketing and promotion company, Zojack World-wide, believes reggae music has the potential to sell records in all markets.