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BoomTown TrenchTown District revealed

STEPHEN MARLEY, SOJA and BARRINGTON LEVY are among the latest additions to this year’s BoomTown Fair TrenchTown District.

The festival takes place on 13-16 August at the Matterley Estate, near Winchester in Hampshire. Tier three tickets are priced at £155 for the weekend.

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Release date set for Set Up Shop Volume 2

Ghetto Youths International will later this month release the second volume of their Set Up Shop compilation series.

The MARLEY brothers label will put out the 15-track record, called Set Up Shop Volume 2, on 23 December. It's available to pre-order now:

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Ghetto Youths crew to perform at Liverpool festival

The Ghetto Youths International crew, featuring DAMIAN, STEPHEN and JULIAN MARLEY, will be in the north of England later this month to perform at the Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF).

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Ghetto Youths Crew to hit Notting Hill Carnival

The Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) Notting Hill party looks set to be one of the highlights of the year, featuring DAVID RODIGAN in association with Ghetto Youths International.

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Ghetto Youths Tour to hit the UK in June

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.

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STEPHEN & JULIAN MARLEY, WAYNE MARSHALL & CHRISTOPHER ELLIS added to DAMIAN MARLEY London show

The full line-up for DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY’s Respect Jamaica 50 concert in London has now been confirmed.

The show will include:

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New STEPHEN MARLEY video ft. WALE & THE CAST OF FELA: ‘Made In Africa’

Jamaican reggae artist STEPHEN MARLEY has released the official music video for “Made In Africa” featuring WALE and THE CAST OF FELA.

The track is taken from his Grammy award-winning album Revelation Part 1: The Root of Life.

The video was shot in Ethiopia and can be viewed here:

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STEPHEN MARLEY dismisses Forbes article

Jamaican musician STEPHEN MARLEY has come out against a recent article in Forbes Magazine which questioned whether the heirs to the BOB MARLEY estate were destroying the legacy of the late artist.

Jamaica’s Sunday Observer caught up with STEPHEN MARLEY at the Bob Marley Museum in St Andrew last week, where he defended his family's business decisions.

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STEPHEN MARLEY bags another Grammy

Jamaican reggae artist STEPHEN MARLEY has won his tenth Grammy in the ‘Best Reggae Album’ category for Revelation Pt 1: The Root of Life on Tuff Gong/Universal Republic.

MARLEY has previously won five Grammy’s as part of ZIGGY MARLEY AND THE MELODY MAKERS, two with DAMIAN MARLEY and two for solo albums Mind Control and Mind Control Acoustic.

The other shortlisted candidates were:

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DENNIS BROWN tribute to kick off ‘Reggae Month’

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.

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The nominations for best reggae Grammy 2011 are...

ZIGGY MARLEY and STEPHEN MARLEY are among the five acts up for the ‘Best Reggae Album’ category for this year's Grammy awards

Here’s the full list of nominees:

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STEPHEN MARLEY reveals European tour dates

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.

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No prison recordings for BUJU BANTON

Mark Myrie, better known as reggae singer BUJU BANTON, will be prevented from recording any new material if he is sent to a US federal prison when he is sentenced in Florida tomorrow.

Chris Burke, a public affairs specialist at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Washington DC, told the Jamaica Gleaner that federal prison guidelines bar inmates from conducting "business activities" while they are incarcerated.

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BUJU BANTON pleads for shorter sentence

Jamaican musician Mark Myrie, better known as BUJU BANTON, has pleaded for a reduced prison term ahead of his sentencing hearing later this month.

After a trial involving drug conspiracy and firearms charges in Tampa, he was found guilty on 22 February on three of the four charges.

Myrie’s legal team, led by attorney Oscar David Markus, filed the documents asking for the reduced sentence below the mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years, saying it was "way more than necessary".

The document states:

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