Archive for January, 2014

Saine to bare all on upcoming debut album, ‘Naked’

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Emerging Jamaican songstress, Saine is an artist of baring all, physically and musically, to show her artistic prowess. Now, the ‘Guitar Girl’ is pulling the strings on her debut album, aptly titled Naked. The album, which she hopes to release later this year, showcases an evolution of Saine from a sweet-singing starlet into a more, [...]

Few reggae artistes benefit from a Grammy win

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Thirty years after reggae was granted Grammy status, a leading music industry player has mixed views on its impact.Maxine Stowe, a Jamaican who has worked with Island Records and Sony Music International, believes the benefits of a Best Reggae Album win depends on the artiste’s reputation.”It does lift the profile in the reggae markets for [...]

Black Uhuru makes an Anthem

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

BLACK Uhuru were arguably the biggest act in reggae when they won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Recording as it was known then for Anthem.It was a worthy victory for the trio of Duckie Simpson, Michael Rose and Puma Jones who had released a series of outstanding songs and albums since 1978. Those recordings [...]