Reggae artist BUJU BANTON, real name Mark Myrie, has been granted a new hearing in his latest appeal.
The Jamaican's lawyer said a US federal appeals court in Atlanta had agreed to hear oral arguments on the case.
The singer is currently serving 10 years in jail after being convicted of conspiracy to possess cocaine and drug trafficking offences in 2011. In 2012 an appeals panel upheld the convictions.
A limited number of early bird tickets for V Festival 2015 will be available from Wednesday at this year's prices.
Tickets with camping go on sale on 20 August priced at £189.
Jamaican dancehall artist VYBZ KARTEL and protege GAZA SLIM will return to court on 27 October to face a conspiracy trial.
The singers, real names Adidja Palmer and Vanessa Saddler, are both charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice in relation to the police investigation into the death of Clive “Lizard” Williams.
Nine-piece dub, ska and reggae band GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB has lined up more shows around the UK over the coming months.
Upcoming live dates now include:
US roots reggae band GROUNDATION has added dates in Brighton and Norwich to its upcoming November tour.
Live dates in the UK now include:
Jamaican artist RICHIE SPICE will headline a brand new festival in London later this year - City Splash Festival.
Jamaican reggae group THE WAILERS are set to perform Legend across the UK this coming November.
Following the success of their sold out UK tour last year, the new live dates are:
Early bird weekend camping tickets are now on sale for Camp Bestival 2015 when it returns for its eighth annual edition.
Long-running sound system CHANNEL ONE will return to Notting Hill Carnival later this month after being granted a new licence.
The sound system has been based at the corner of Westbourne Park Road and Leamington Road Villas during the carnival for more than two decades, but was forced to apply for a new licence which gave Westminster residents the chance to voice concerns about noise and anti-social behaviour.
Jamaican reggae singer MARCIA GRIFFITHS is set to receive the Order of Distinction (commander class) in the country's annual 'National Honours and Awards'.
Seminal Jamaican music man LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY has announced live shows in Leeds and Coventry this November.
The dates are:
The organisers of the Another World Festival have cancelled this year's event due to “unforeseen circumstances”.
2Tone ska band THE ENGLISH BEAT has added new dates in Wakefield and York to its upcoming tour around the UK.
The tour now includes the following live shows:
Jamaican reggae greats FRANKIE PAUL, GLEN WASHINGTON and JIMMY RILEY will be touring around the UK later this month as part of the Reggae Lives: The Lovers Rock Tour.
The dates include:
Jamaican ska band THE SKATALITES celebrate their 50th anniversary this November with a short run of shows around this UK.
The originators of ska, rocksteady and reggae will perform the following shows:
Bristol reggae legend DJ DEREK will later this month come out of retirement for a one-off show at a familiar venue.