Reggae and dancehall artist SHAGGY will tomorrow (26 February) launch his new record label, Ranch Entertainment, in Kingston Jamaica.
As reported in the Jamaica Star, the launch is set to take place at the Behind the Screen event at Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records.
The 55th annual Grammy awards nominees in the ‘Best Reggae Album’ category can now be revealed.
Whittled down from a pool of 54, the shortlist now includes the following albums:
Legendary Jamaican musician and producer LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY has lined up two new shows at the Jazz Café in the New Year.
The London gigs take place on the following dates:
The JAMAICAN LEGENDS BAND, which features SLY AND ROBBIE, ERNEST RANGLIN and MONTY ALEXANDER, will follow up their Jamaica 50 appearance at the IndigO2 with a string of rare shows across the UK.
Tickets go on sale today (30 May).
The full line-up for the Respect Jamaica 50 Festival in London - celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence from the UK - can now be revealed.
North Greenwich’s IndigO2 venue will play host to the 12-day event with some of the most iconic reggae artists appearing together on stage.
The confirmed line-up is as follows:
Jamaican singer WARRIOR KING has released an official music video for the first single off his new album Tell Me How Me Sound.
You can check out the video for “Jah Is The Only One” below:
Two things you might not expect to hear from the world of reggae have hit the headlines recently – firstly VP Records is releasing a country-reggae record, and secondly a Jamaican artist has put out a "pro-gay reggae” album.
VP and Warner Music Nashville have joined forces on new compilation Reggae's Gone Country that includes 13 country songs by a number of well-known reggae artists.