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Will Match Crowd Donations Up to $5,000.00 Kingston, Jamaica: It was announced Friday that House of Marley, maker of high-quality consumer electronics inspired by the life and music of Bob Marley, has initiated a program to support the Jamaica Reggae Girlz’ current fundraising campaign being hosted on the crowd-funding site GoFundMe. The Reggae Girlz are […]
Taken from the forthcoming book “The Crabs & the 500 Acre Bucket” by Original Gong Family Copyright Patrick Howell 2014 I was thinking… What if my father had been working his father Vivian’s land (as he often did)on one of those days when his Uncle, The Gong, made one of his frequent visits in order […]
Rebel Salute 2014 review and photos by Sista Irie radio producer/host, photojournalist, Austin, Texas “The Preservation of Reggae Music,” the stated mission of this year’s Rebel Salute is no easy task. That said, Tony Rebel has literally ‘set the stage’ sending a clear message to national and international fans, historical and emerging artists and growing […]
Muscially Speaking The Future of Jamaican Reggae Music By Lloyd Stanbury, Entertainment Attorney and Music Business Consultant Greetings, and let me take this opportunity to congratulate the Island Stage team on the successful launch of this quarterly magazine designed to highlight and discuss Caribbean lifestyle and cultural issues. I look forward to making regular […]
By Lisa Lamarre When I found out Morgan Heritage was coming to New York City, I knew I had to be there no matter what! I’ve been a fan for quite some time and dying to see them live. I honestly didn’t get into listening to full studio albums until recent years, so I made […]
Protoje and The Indiggnation Europe!! Protoje & The Indiggnation is coming your way again!! Check the dates! Where will we see you? France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Swtizerland, Austria, Netherlands. Spread the news, see you soon!!
Summary & Photos by Empress K Chronixx, one of the leading young Jamaican artists in the new Reggae Revival Movement is on the move in 2013. Chronixx backed by his band, the Zinc Fence Redemption Band completed a 2nd successful tour in Europe this year and is now just wrapping up a well received […]
Summary and Images by Sista Irie – Austin, Texas “Kingston, be wise, Kingston, free up your mind…. Kingston, just be wise, Kingston, free up the I, yeah” –Protoje Nothing exposes truth as much as travel to faraway places, especially when multitudes of music lovers unite in heartical passion. After thirty years of faithfully attending Reggae festivals […]
Written by Maliika Walker-Island Stage Reincarnated is defined as, “to be re-born in a new body.” When Calvin Broadus aka Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion announced that Reincarnated was the name of his forthcoming documentary and album I have to admit I was more than skeptical. Yes, I was judging him. After all, this is […]
June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996 Tupac Amaru Shakur was an inspiration to millions. Makaveli While 2Pac was most famous for his rap career, he was also a gifted actor, poet and thoughtful while outspoken advocate for the poor and the overlooked in America. During his life, he produced an immense amount of artistic […]
A black CNN camerawoman was targeted in a racially-charged incident at the Republican National Convention earlier this week has come forward, saying she is “not surprised” it happened. Patricia Carroll, 34, was pelted with peanuts on the convention floor Tuesday by two alternate GOP delegates who said, “This is what we feed animals.” It was […]
MONTEGO BAY, CORNWALL, JAMAICA Hummingbird Hall is a boutique Jamaican mansion where birds dance amongst tropical fauna by day, and fireflies play under star spangled skies by night! Nestled between the exclusive White Witch and Cinnamon Hill “ocean courses”, we offer beautiful eco friendly retreats for the discerning traveler, and weddings that are unique, romantic […]
Affectionately known as “Ludi” Ludmilla “Ludi” Muse was born in the “Windy City,” Chicago, Illinois to native Haitian parents. In front of the camera, on the stage, or behind a mic, Ludi developed a love for performing at an early age. Writing and performing plays for her friends and family fueled a spark within her […]
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