Doing a Natty line in rhythms Songsmith Natty is something of a rare singer songwriter in his home city of London. There are no tales to tell about a talent school background, no place on the Brit alumni wall, not even the might of the internet or a major label throwing out his album early [...]
Archive for March, 2008
Reggae Gig Stopped By Outrage
E-Dee scores again One of the most consistent Jamaican artistes is E-Dee. Not yet a household name, this artiste is quietly making strides internationally, straddling the world of entertainment as both an actor and as a recording artiste. And who, if he continues to create the kind of buzz he has been enjoying in recent [...]
High volume in the Holy Land It’s fitting that one of Tel Aviv’s loudest clubs is going to be hosting a performance from an artist who designs his music to be played at a seriously high volume. In their first ever visit to the Holy Land, England’s Vibronics will be previewing their forthcoming album, UK [...]
Marley Biopic Hits Snag Over Music Rights The anticipated Bob Marley biopic based on the book by his wife Rita has hit a snag over music rights. The reggae great’s family issued a statement dated Monday saying that they have had numerous requests over the years to license his music for various projects and “all [...]
Decline of live bands Live music is continuing to lose its popularity locally despite the fact that it has remained the preferred choice for entertainers. A visit to most of the popular parties and stage shows locally these days will reveal disc-jocks providing the backing music. It is only the major stage shows and a [...]
Music pioneers to ‘rocksteady’ together The legends of rocksteady will come to life in the new feature film Get Rock to Rocksteady: the Roots of Reggae. The 1960s was a decade of great musical creation in Jamaica. It was a time when the political, social and cultural fabric of the country was transformed. Producing hits [...]
Wayne Marshall Lessons on Life and Love With scorching new music blazing the airwaves and several projects in the pipeline, the dancehall star sits down for a Sunday Entertainment exclusive to talk about staying relevant in the biz, his forthcoming album and why Tami is the only one for him.
Musicians Argue Over What Makes Music â€˜Bahamianâ€™ With more young Bahamian musicians creating a diverse range of music from reggae to hip hop, the question has long been argued whether their music should be considered â€˜Bahamianâ€™ music or are they less patriotic with their gifts. Several Bahamian musicians shared mixed views with The Bahama Journal.
Beenie says he is being denied access to son “Only a picture,” is what Beenie Man says he has to use to remember his son Marco-Dean. Beenie Man, told THE STAR in a sit-down interview yesterday that he has not seen his son for eight months. “From July last year (2007) mi nuh si Marco-Dean. [...]