REGGAE

  • Alborosie For London

    By Chris Wells on March 25, 2014
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    GoMad Events, DeepBrass Productions and Intergalactic Music have announced a debut London date for Jamaica-based/Sicily-born reggae star Alborosie and...

  • Ziggy So Fly

    By Chris Wells on March 7, 2014
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    Ziggy Marley will release his fifth studio album on April 14, via Tuff Gong Worldwide/V2 BeNeLux. Fly Rasta will be...

  • Wayne ‘Sleng Teng’ Smith Dies

    By Chris Wells on February 20, 2014
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    The man who originated the famous ‘Sleng Teng’ rhythm, Wayne Smith, died in Jamaica on Monday, February 17. He...

  • Big Skamouth

    By Chris Wells on February 14, 2014
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    The biannual ska, rocksteady, Mod R&B, Reggae and northern soul gathering that is Skamouth will next take place at...

  • Yellow Fever

    By Chris Wells on February 4, 2014
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    Look for reggae warrior Yellowman and his compadre Dillinger on a five-date UK tour this month and next. The dynamic...

  • Bunny Rugs Is Dead

    By Chris Wells on February 3, 2014
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    William ‘Bunny Rugs’ Clarke, former lead singer of Third World, has died in a Miami hospital. He had been...

  • Road Road Winds

    By Chris Wells on January 6, 2014
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    Those UB40 guys are back on the tour trail this spring, with a 15-date schedule already up for public...

  • Junior Murvin Dies

    By Chris Wells on December 3, 2013
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    Reggae legend Junior Murvin, whose most famous hit, Police and Thieves, crashed the British national chart in 1980, died...

  • Kartel: Pressure Mounts

    By Chris Wells on October 1, 2013
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    Having been acquitted of causing the death of 27-year-old promoter Barrington “Bossie” Burtona, Vibez Kartel ...

  • Mighty Mighty Diamonds

    By Chris Wells on September 30, 2013
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    Coming in for a single London show are the legendary Jamaican vocal group The Mighty Diamonds, who’ll play the...