Blogs and News

  • Virginia Reggae Awards Nominees
    Feb 10 2008 - 11:16am

  • 'Burnin' smokes in US Library of Congress
    Dec 7 2007 - 2:44pm

    Burnin', the 1973 Island Records album which was the swansong for the core Wailers unit of Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh, has been chosen for perpetual preservation in the United States Library of Congress.

  • Virginia Reggae Awards
    Nov 25 2007 - 8:27am

    Five (5) years ago was created with a mission to cover everything relating to reggae in Virginia. Meanwhile, keeping a window open to ensure that the root ideology of reggae maintains its rightful position in the fore front! This is evident in the sites motto, “No fruits without the roots!”

  • Herbert J. Gans. The Uses of Poverty: The Poor Pay All.
    Nov 5 2007 - 1:40pm

    First, the existence of poverty ensures that society's "dirty work" will be done. Every society has such work: physically dirty or dangerous, temporary, dead-end and underpaid, undignified and menial jobs. Society can fill these jobs by paying higher wages than for "clean" work, or it can force people who have no other choice to do the dirty work - and at low wages.

  • Zimbabwe: Reggae Fever Grips Harare
    Nov 4 2007 - 3:23pm

    "I am in Zimbabwe on a mission I have come to spread the message, the ministry of Jah, coming to Zimbabwe is like coming home, this is more like Jamaica, the people, the smiles and everything," said Luciano in typical reggae fashion.

  • Mikey Dread diagnosed with a Brain Tumor
    Oct 28 2007 - 3:40pm

    This is an Official News Release from the "Dread At The Controls, Inc."

  • Lucky Dube murdered
    Oct 27 2007 - 10:35am

    The murder last week of South African reggae singer Lucky Dube has saddened and shocked many Jamaicans who had come to know and appreciate his music and its message of peace and goodwil