Tag: reggae

Lorde Hates Reggae Music: Jamaicans Overreact

Lorde Hates Reggae Music: Jamaicans Overreact

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Recently, 17 year old, Australian Pop artiste made a statement that she hates Reggae music. According to her, whenever she hears Reggae music, she feels as if she is late for something.  I don’t know what that is saying but Lorde, has a history of sticking her foot in her mouth. She is […]

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Reggae Star Ziggy Marley Wins His 6th Grammy Award

Reggae Star Ziggy Marley Wins His 6th Grammy Award

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean News. Ziggy Marley is the proud owner of the newest Grammy for Best Reggae Album. The reggae royalty won the Grammy for his 2013 album Ziggy Marley In Concert. Ziggy Marley beat out stiff competition from the likes of Snoop Lion’s Reincarnated, Sizzla’s The Messiah, Beres Hammond’s One Love, One Life, and Sly & […]

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Jamaica Sting 2013 pulls out all stops for grand event

Jamaica Sting 2013 pulls out all stops for grand event

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica news. Sting Jamaica celebrates 30 years this year and promises to be  ‘The greatest one night reggae & dancehall show on earth.’ The countdown begins for the biggest dancehall clash of all time, Bring The Sting. With just two weeks to go for the event, the line-up, which includes the American Rapper 2Chainz […]

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Jamaica Celebrates 51 years of Independence

Jamaica Celebrates 51 years of Independence

| August 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica news, on Saturday 3rd August 2013, nationals and friends from the UK Jamaican Diaspora celebrated 51 years of independence at the Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge. The event which was well attended had officiating clergy by the Rev d Canon Bruce Saunders, the Rt, Revd Dr. Robert Thompson (The Bishop Of Kingston, in the […]

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Caribbean Music: The Prop to Popular Music…

Caribbean Music: The Prop to Popular Music…

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Caribbean is a vibrant and colourful region, and one of the ways this is best exhibited is in its music. Reggae, Calypso, and Soca are all distinct and recognisable genres which originated among the islands, and have spread all over the world. For such small countries, the former colonies of the Caribbean have had […]

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M.I.A Awards Ambassador: Raine Seville

M.I.A Awards Ambassador: Raine Seville

| May 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dancehall artist Raine Seville has been confirmed as the only official female ambassdor of the anticipated M.I.A awards ceremony. The event which is to be held in Kingston, Jamaica has the full support of Caribdirect lifestyle director. Raine will be having a live chat session on twitter on Friday May 24th 2013 to answer any questions relating to the show. The […]

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M.I.A Awards Ceremony: 3rd Annual Staging

M.I.A Awards Ceremony: 3rd Annual Staging

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Music Industry Achievers awards also known as M.I.A is scheduled for it’s 3rd annual staging on June 4th 2013 in Kingston, Jamaica! The remarkable, red carpet ceremony that was founded by Nackesha Doyley in 2011 has a major celebrity following and is known to highlight some of Jamaica’s most talented and emerging entertainers. Past and present brand Ambassadors of […]

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Jamaica welcomes back Reggae Music

Jamaica welcomes back Reggae Music

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

There has been a lot of debate recently over the irrelevance of Reggae in Jamaica today, especially among the youth. In the 70s and 80s, Reggae was the popular genre of music coming out of Jamaica.  However, with the emergence of Dancehall in the late 80s going into the 90s, Reggae slowly lost popularity. The […]

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AWG Round Up II: Janet Jackson marries…again!

AWG Round Up II: Janet Jackson marries…again!

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kanye West latest rant Could there be a hint of jealousy in the air as Kanye West publicly slammed the collaboration of JAY Z AND JT. A year after Kanye West and Jay – z collaborated on their Watch The World tour, the 33 year old music artist annouced during a show on Saturday his […]

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Embassy for Reggae and Dancehall Industry established

Embassy for Reggae and Dancehall Industry established

| January 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Reggae Embassy offers life changing opportunities for advancement to everyone in order to progress personally, professionally and financially. Kingston, Jamaica, December 31, 2012:  Reggae Embassy is an innovative entity that was designed to assist individuals, businesses and organizations that are involved in Reggae music to further promote, educate and achieve sustainable development and growth. Reggae […]

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