Chezidek (born Desbert Johnson, 1973, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica) is a roots reggae singer. He is known for his “Call Pon Dem” (featured in Grand Theft Auto IV), “Can’t Hear Must Feel”, “Inna Di Road”, and “Leave De Trees”. Biography Chezidek started singing from an early age at school concerts, and was a member of St. Ann’s Bay Marching Band. After finishing school […]
From Farming to Regulations, Colorado Shares Its Pot Knowledge With Several States February 7, 2017 by AggregatedNews North Carolina wants to know if marijuana could one day replace tobacco as a cash crop. Louisiana is wondering how cannabis holds up in high humidity. And Washington state has questions about water supplies for weed. Colorado agriculture officials this week […]
By Shelah Moody “If you’re in Jamaica, if you’re not sick, you’re supposed to be doing fabulous,” said Bugle. During a Monday evening phone interview, rising dancehall star, Bugle answers my ice breaking question, “How are you doing,” with a hearty laugh. As it turns out, the baritone singer/DJ is doing mighty fine. He was […]
By Maliika Waker “Open up your heart and your mind, Am telling you it’s time to realize, The jah love is real.” From Try Jah Love by Jemere Morgan feat, Gramps Morgan Some people are born with unique gifts that should be shared with the world. Jemere Morgan was gifted with a beautiful […]
February 3, 2017 by AggregatedNews Hawaii’s first two medical marijuana dispensaries have been approved by the Department of Health. Maui Wellness Group, d.b.a. Maui Grown Therapies, and Aloha Green Holdings on Oahu were given the go-ahead to acquire and grow marijuana for medical products. Other dispensaries on Oahu, Maui, and Kauai are scheduled for inspections this month. […]
February 3, 2017 by AggregatedNews With burning joints raised high, about 200 marijuana industry employees and representatives celebrated the arrival of country music legend and marijuana advocate Willie Nelson on Tuesday in downtown Las Vegas, commemorating the debut of Nelson’s brand of cannabis products in the Las Vegas Valley. “We’ve been working on this for over a […]
Rude Bwoy is about positive change and as the term goes its from our foundation in the Ghettos of Jamaica where ones had to grow up very rough. its not about wrong doings its about being tough and not standing for what the system has to offer us. – Micah Shemaiah In Continuing- Original rude […]
……a true mix of roots influences as much rap as rock. This album will come out on the 24th of February 2017 on CDs and legal dowloads. This project is a concentrate of a testimony of our time with a report on our world, but it is also a reflection of wach’da’s history. The lyrics […]
February 1, 2017 by Aggregated News Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett has been selected to join a group of prosecutors from across the country who will help advise the Donald Trump administration on policies regarding marijuana. The National District Attorney’s Association created a policy group featuring 14 district attorneys who will issue advisements on possible […]
‘I Am Bolt’ follows the journey of Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics. The fastest man alive was on a quest to achieve the unthinkable in becoming a 9-time Olympic gold medallist. As we all know, it is a task he completed. He won the 100, 200 and 4 x […]
International recording artist Mr. Vegas is set to stir up a lot of interest with his new single titled All That & More. The song which is the first official single off his soon to be released Gospel album, Soul Therapy, takes a look at the veteran dancehall star’s journey to Christianity. All That & More begins with […]
The increasing supply of legal marijuana is turning into a major buzz kill for growers as prices plunge and an opportunity for companies that can help cut production costs. Prices are tumbling as formerly illicit cultivators emerge from the shadows to invest millions of dollars in massive pot factories. In Colorado, the average price sought […]
“Our first try tasted awful,” Yannick Crespo says about his marijuana-infused olive oil Pot d’Huile, which debuts later this month at dispensaries around San Francisco. “The cannabis extract didn’t mix with the oil, and the whole thing smelled like a barnyard—not something you’d want to cook with.” Yeah, we expect medicine to taste bad. So when marijuana […]
What is NOLA Afro-Caribbean Stylee? Ben E. Hunter explains. Check out thew video!
Enjoy this brand new free single, “I Am A Human“, that Ziggy is giving away to his fans to celebrate the new year. Listen above, stream it via all major services at http://smarturl.it/iamahuman, or download it at http://bit.ly/iamahuman From Ziggy: “Please share it to as many as you can, do your part and know that […]
BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer JAMAICAN reggae acts will be given a global audience thanks to a new television dance show called International Reggae Train. The show, which is similar to the once-popular Soul Train series, will feature live performances and dancers. The pilot episode was shot earlier last week in Manhattan, United States. […]
Happy New Year Reggae Family! On the heels of the Winter Solstice, we at the Mateel Community Center are already starting to look forward to longer days, warmer summer temperatures, and the return of festival fun. Presently though we are drenched in bountiful winter rains- reinvigorating our blessed Eel River, filling our new rainwater […]
January 20, 2017 by Aggregated News These are glory days for aging hipsters: The availability of both limited-edition vinyl releases and bespoke strains of weed may be greater than ever. Vinyl sales are at a 28-year high in the United States, and cannabis is legally available for medical and/or recreational use in 28 states. Which, perhaps, […]
January 18, 2017 by Aggregated News Marijuana is now legal in 26 states and Washington, DC, but it’s incredibly difficult to lock down real estate to start a cannabis business. With marijuana still being illegal at the federal level, the negative stigma surrounding the industry and its expensive overhead, businesses looking to cultivate, store and […]
KINGSTON, JAMAICA: Tuff Gong International, the entertainment company founded by global music icon Bob Marley, will relaunch its vinyl manufacturing services this February in partnership with Sunpress Vinyl. Considered by music purists to provide the premium listening experience, sales of vinyl records are on the rise, hitting a 28-year record high last year. Tuff Gong’s […]
After harvestinG his creative enerGy from the universe, the earth, tour and a few live performances, Runkus is ready to step out of his hyperbolic time chamber to debut a plethora of new sounds with a messaGe of pure balance & truth. He warms the scene releasing with his precursor track “burn everything” produced by […]
“Knocking On Doors” features a collaborative song between Jamaican born artists, Dax Lion and Black Am I. LINKS: Apple Music: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/knocking-on-doors-feat.-black/id1189458355 SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/daxlion/knocking-on-doors Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1BYh4jBkNk TRACK DETAILS Title: “Knocking On Doors” Artist: Dax Lion Featured Artist: Black Am I Composer: John “Rhedda” Ogden Writers: Dax Vernon & Owen Davis Mixed By: J-Vibe Mastered By: Miami […]
Sheldon Senior and Kahinga Records release another power packed track,”Tekova“, filled with motivation, inspiration and positively uplifting messages. “Tekova” is a heavy mix of Jamaican Dancehall fused with Afro-Beat from the mother land and a little bit of European techno that all blend together into a punching rhythm and hypnotic vibe. The rhythm started out in the United […]
January 11, 2017 by Matt Walstatter Oregon officially launched its OLCC-regulated recreational cannabis program last fall, and while some Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) licensees are new businesses, many have converted from the medical program. With most states enacting medical programs for years before adult use was legalized, this process of medical licensees becoming recreational licensees will […]
Off to See The Wizard! By Shelah Moody Photos by Lee Abel With all of this green, there must be a wizard. During the weekend of Dec. 9-11, activist Tim Blake, in conjunction with producers Dan Sheehan and Thomas Cousins of Ineffable Live Music Group, presented the 13th Annual Emerald Cup—Northern California’s premiere cannabis competition, […]
Cannabis industry in 2016 according to Viridian Capital Advisors. The billion dollar line was crossed last week in part with C$40 million raised by OrganiGram Holdings, Inc. The deal will allow for the build out and expansion of the company’s cultivation, extract and derivative facilities. In addition to that, Tetra Bio-Pharma, Inc., another Canadian deal got C$1 million in […]
Meet Ziv Lahat. www.zivlahatart.com “I’m a Street Artist,Illustrator,Painter,Lowbrow Artist and Fashion and Toy Designer. I live in Israel,I was born in Ivory Coast from an Israelien Parents that were in a mission there. In my early age I was influenced by many cultures – especially Ethnic, which influenced most of my art. From earlier Reggae and Rastafari […]
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