Blogs and News

  • Virginia Reggae Awards List of Presenters
    May 4 2008 - 4:16pm

    The award show will be hosted by Jersey Goodas from 88.f.m w.h.o.v and Sessions With Jesey Goodas and Lora from Island Girl Mix.

  • R.I.P Yagga
    Apr 30 2008 - 8:37pm

    We at Virginia reggae would like to tender our deepest condolences to the family and friends of “Yagga”. Our friend left us on the 29th of April 2008.

  • The 5th Annual Virginia 24 Hour Run for Cancer!
    Apr 19 2008 - 5:28pm

    Last Saturday the 12th of April, VirginiaReggae.Com staff ventured to Sandy Bottom Park in Hampton Va. We were there to be a part of the 5th Annual Virginia 24 Hour Run for Cancer! Admittedly some of us would have rather being tucked in a cozy bed at 6:00 a.m. on a Saturday, but this was for a worthwhile cause

  • Virginia Reggae Award Nominees presented awards
    Apr 14 2008 - 5:55pm

    In private ceremonies, plaques and certificates were presented to nominees of the Virginia Reggae Awards. Here are some pictures of the presentations.

  • Mikey Dread passed away
    Mar 16 2008 - 9:18am

    Mikey passed away at approximately 6:50pm Eastern Standard Time on Saturday, March 15th, 2008. He was surrounded by his family in the home of his sister in Connecticut at the time of his passing.

  • In Di Newz : Tuff Lion, Ancient King & WIT
    Mar 7 2008 - 10:18am

    Tuff Lion hard at work, New Ancient King Album Plus More

  • The Harder They Come: How Britain picked up the reggae beat
    Mar 7 2008 - 9:05am

    Tonight, after two sell-out runs at London's Theatre Royal Stratford East, the stage musical of the classic movie The Harder They Come begins a month-long residency at the Barbican, before heading to Birmingham.

  • Rita Marley Gives Green Light For Marley Movie
    Mar 7 2008 - 8:50am

    Bob Marley's widow, Rita Marley, has inked a deal with film producers The Weinstein Co. to develop, produce and distribute the first ever biopic on the Reggae icon. The film will be based on Rita’s 2004 autobiography, No Woman No Cry: My Life With Bob Marley, and screenwriter Lizzie Borden has been hired to pen the film adaptation. Rita Marley is serving as the movie’s executive producer.

  • RCMP Raid Shuts Down Massive Alleged Music Counterfeiting Operation in Winnipeg
    Mar 6 2008 - 8:21pm

    TORONTO, March 6 /CNW/ - Following a year-long investigation by the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA), the RCMP has shut down Ltd., a major alleged music counterfeiting operation in Winnipeg, and filed criminal charges against four individuals.

  • Dancehall's betrayal of reggae
    Feb 25 2008 - 6:09pm

    Reggae differed from mere pop music which was for entertainment and frivolity. Reggae was serious without being sombre. What has accounted for reggae having this phenomenal impact on the world is not just its pulsating beat and hypnotic rhythm, which it certainly has. There are other great rhythms which have not had reggae's impact on the world.