Monthly Archives: January 2015

EDDIE MURPHY’S “OH JAH JAH” DETHRONES SISTER NANCY’S “BAM BAM” FROM THE NO.1 POSITION ON ITUNES REGGAE CHART!

Eddie Murphy—-

TWO days after its official release, Oh Jah Jah the reggae song by actor Eddie Murphy, has topped the iTunes Reggae Top 100 Chart.

THE RANNY WILLIAMS ENTERTAINMENT CENTER IS THE NEW FOR REGGAE MONTH CELEBRATIONS!

Ibo Cooper, speaking at the official launch of Reggae Month last year.—

By Curtis Campbell—

According to the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) at the recent launch of Reggae Month, hosted at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre, this year’s celebrations will be executed at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on Hope Road, a move from its former home at the Emancipation Park in New Kingston.

US OFFICIAL CAUTIONS JAMAICA ON MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION!

The United States is not comfortable with Jamaica’s push to decriminalize weed.

 By Arlene Martin-Wilkins—-

 BROWNFIELD… Jamaica must be mindful of international drug treaties—-

WASHINGTON, DC, —

The United States Government has signalled some discomfort with Jamaica’s move to decriminalise marijuana for specific uses.

REGGAE IS ALIVE AND ROCKING IN CALGARY, CANADA!

Top: Beres Hammond—
Bottom: Calgary Reggae Festival co-founder Leo Cripps with Chinese reggae band, Long Shen Dao.—-

CALGARY was not on the radar of most Jamaicans until their bobsled team became sensations at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in that Canadian city.

EXCO LEVI GOES FOR HIS FOURTH JUNO AWARD MARCH 15!

Exco Levi—-

THREE-TIME winner Exco Levi, deejay Kirk Diamond, singjay Mikey Dangerous, singer Steele and deejay Tasha T are the nominees in the Best Reggae Recording of the Year category, for the 2015 Juno Awards.

TRINIDAD TELEVISION TALK-SHOW HOST WAS MURDERED, AUTOPSY REVEALS!

Marcia Henville (Photo: Trinidad Express)—-

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) –

Marcia Henville, the television talk show host, whose charred remains were discovered after a fire gutted her bedroom early Saturday morning, was murdered, according to the results of an autopsy done on Monday.