It was reported on Tuesday that Jo Mersa Marley, the grandson of legendary reggae musician Bob Marley, died after being found unresponsive in a vehicle. An initial accounting on social media from a South Florida radio station stated that he apparently passed away due to an asthma attack.
Shakespeare was a noted bassist who worked alongside reggae legends such as Bob Marley and Peter Tosh and lent his talents to the works of The Rolling Stones and more.
Angela Lansbury, star of the iconic CBS show Murder She Wrote might have become a reggae fan. The legendary actress heard Chaka Demus and Pliers’ classic reggae track of the same name, for the first time, and her reaction was priceless.
If you’re missing the sex-tinged dancehall chunes from artists like Lady Saw, the lovely Danielle “Danielle D.I.” Isaacs has you covered. Meet our latest Baes & Baddies entry. Check out the lyric video for her x-rated single “Addicktion” by following this link.
Sister Nancy and her classic “Bam Bam” track has been sampled dozens of times in Hip-Hop music and beyond. In a recent interview, the Dancehall Reggae legend spoke about Jay-Z and Kanye West using the record for their respective songs while also capturing what she’s done over the course of her career.
Singer and Dancehall Reggae pioneer Wayne Smith, who ushered in a new wave of digital beats in the genre, is dead at 48. Credited with creating the still popular “Under mi Sleng Teng” riddim, or rhythm, Smith’s track has served as a backdrop for several classic Reggae records.
Yes, you read right, Eddie Murphy has dropped a new single called “Red Light,” featuring Snoop Lion. By the way, it’s a reggae song.
Snoop Dogg… Ahem, Snoop Lion drops a video for “Knocc ‘Em Down,” which is a cut off of the Tekken Tag Tournament 2 video game’s soundtrack. Actually, this song features the Doggfather dropping straight forward rhymes mostly about his skills on the sticks with no faux patois in sight. So it’s more Dogg than Lion, […]
More than 30 years after his death, a new Bob Marley documentary, Marley, hopes to give a previously unseen view of the famed Reggae star. Helmed by Academy Award-winning director Kevin McDonald (The Last King of Scotland, Touch the Void), the film takes a look at Marley’s life and legacy through past interviews with the […]