The 'Ghetto Youths Tour' will get underway in June and is set to take in at least one live show in England.
According to DAMIAN MARLEY’s Twitter feed, the tour also features STEPHEN MARLEY, CHRISTOPHER ELLIS, JOE MARLEY, WAYNE MARSHALL and BLACK AM I.
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.
Former Jamaican Prime Minister (1980-89) Edward Seaga has picked out 100 songs for Origins of Jamaican Music which will be released via VP Records.
The four-CD box set will be launched with a promotion tour in late October and officially released on 6 November.
The set includes:
Five Jamaican reggae/dancehall artists are up for the Best Reggae Act category in the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards 2012.
The contenders are:
DJ RICHIE BLOOD delivers another rammed set featuring the best in reggae, dancehall and jungle coming out of Jamaica and the UK.
VP Records and Greensleeves Records have released the 20th edition of the annual reggae compilation Reggae Gold as a special two-disc set including new and old hits from SEAN PAUL, POPCAAN, KONSHENS, BUSY SIGNAL and DAMIAN MARLEY.
The full line-up for DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY’s Respect Jamaica 50 concert in London has now been confirmed.
The show will include:
This month DJ RICHIE BLOOD delivers another hour of the best in dancehall, dub, jungle and reggae to get you warmed up as the summer season kicks off.
The June podcast blazes a trail showcasing brand new dancehall riddims including Stephen “Di Genius” McGregor’s Bassline Riddim, Aurora Skies Riddim Pt.2 and Dre Skull’s Loudspeaker Riddim.
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 musician DAMIAN "JR. GONG" MARLEY has released an official music video for the track “Set Up Shop” on Universal Republic.
Check it out here:
Jamaican reggae artist DAMIAN MARLEY is set to release a new single “Affairs Of The Heart” and video on 16 February.
The track first aired this week on the Robbo Ranx Dancehall show on BBC 1Xtra.
Here it is:
The Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) - in partnership with the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) and through the support of the ministries of Tourism & Entertainment and Youth & Culture - is kicking off ‘Reggae Month’ with a DENNIS BROWN tribute concert.
A new documentary featuring BOB MARLEY’s eldest grandchild, Donisha Prendergast, is having its world premiere next week and will soon be available on general release.
‘RasTa: A Soul's Journey’ will show at the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (FNC) in Montreal, Canada, on 18 October, with a repeat on 20 October.
The film is an exploration of the world of Rastafari and the inspiration behind BOB MARLEY's music.
Reggae artist JAH CURE has been dropped from the UK’s MOBO Awards after organisers found out he was a convicted rapist.
The Jamaican singer, whose real name is Siccature Alcock, was up for the "Best Reggae Act" at this year’s Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards.
SUPERHEAVY, the new super-group featuring DAMIAN MARLEY, has unveiled its debut music video for new single “Miracle Worker”.
You can check it out here:
Jamaican-American musician STEPHEN MARLEY has announced a string of European tour dates in support of his latest studio album.
The “Revelation” gaunt starts on 4 August in France, and will see him perform at festivals in Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Spain and Poland, winding up in Holland on 20 August.
Damian Marley’s new band SUPERHEAVY - which also includes Mick Jagger, Joss Stone, Dave Stewart and A.R. Rahman - has finally unveiled the first single from their upcoming album.
Check out a snippet of the new track, “Miracle Worker”, here: