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KAREEM BURRELL PAYS TRIBUTE TO HIS FATHER PHILLIP “FATTIS” BURRELL WITH THE RELEASE OF “LIVING HEART!”

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March 19, 2014
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   By Howard Campbell— Phillip ‘Fattis’ Burrell—-LIVING Heart, a 12-song tribute to producer Phillip ‘Fattis’ Burrell’s Xterminator Records, was released on March 11. The album’s release marks the 25th anniversary of the label that helped nurture the careers of Ini Kamoze, Luciano and Sizzla. Burrell died in December 2011 at age 57. Living Heart...
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THE 8TH ANNUAL BEST OF THE BEST CARIBBEAN MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS TO MIAMI!

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February 19, 2014
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  Miami, FL— Best Of The Best Entertainment, in association with, Rockers Island Entertainment and Massive B, will once again bring the heat to the streets of South Florida during Memorial Weekend (May 23 – 26), with several blockbuster parties and exclusive shindigs — all anchored by the city’s long running music, culinary and arts festival, Best Of...
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COCOA TEA, CHAKA DEMUS & PLIERS, WILL PERFORM ON THE JAMAICA JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL FOR THE FIRST TIME!

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January 10, 2013
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 Montego Bay: The Jamaica Jazz and Blues line-up for January 24 has been announced. Headliners for the opening night, Third World, will kick off their celebration of 40 years together, while ‘Mr Rocksteady’ Ken Boothe celebrates his Golden Jubilee. Formed in 1973 by guitarist and cellist Stephen ‘Cat’ Coore, and keyboardist Ibo Cooper, an illustrious musical...
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ALBUM REVIEW: COCOA TEA – “IN A DI RED”

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November 26, 2012
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Album Review By Marlon—   Title: IN A DI RED Artist: COCOA TEA Label: ROARING LION RECORDS/VPAL Cocoa Tea made his recording debut in 1974 at the age of 15, with a song called “Searching In The Hills” under the name Calvin Scott, which is a loose variation of his real name. He got...
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SEVERAL REGGAE ARTISTS AND POLITICIANS, IRKED BY STATEMENTS MADE BY ZIMBABWE’S PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE

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September 11, 2012
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BY: JODEE BROWN——- Prominent Reggae artiste, Sizzla Kalonji insists that while believe Robert Mugabe’s comments were out of place, he was not insulted by the Zimbabwean president’sassertions about his island——. Several prominent Reggae acts have expressed their outright displeasure with recent comments made by Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe about Jamaicans. Mugabe raised the ire of Jamaicans when he...
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“WE ARE TIRED OF THEM” – ZIMBABWE PROMOTERS CLAMP DOWN ON JAMAICAN ARTISTS!

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May 18, 2012
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By Richard Johnson—— AFTER a recent slew of concerts featuring Jamaican reggae and dancehall acts, promoters in Zimbabwe are now moving to book and promote African acts for concerts in that country. Zimbabwean newspaper The Standard quotes the organiser of a concert set for that country’s capital city, Harare, next Friday, as saying they...
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“WEY DI REGGAE DEY” ASKS COCOA TEA ON HIS LATEST ALBUM!

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April 2, 2012
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Cocoa Tea gets back to basics BY HOWARD CAMPBELL—– SINGER Cocoa Tea says his latest album, Wey Di Reggae Dey, was inspired by a question he has been asked regularly on recent tours. “Dem sey, ‘how no reggae coming outa Jamaica?’, a jus’ pure dancehall,” Cocoa Tea told the Jamaica Observer. “Wi want to...
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TO HONOR MARLEY: GREAT SHOW IN THE PARK!

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February 7, 2012
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 Cecelia Campbell-Livingston Tuesday, February 07, 2012 ——- WITH Rita Marley proudly sitting in the front row of the audience, Bob Marley’s life was celebrated with some powerful performances at the Emancipation Park, New Kingston on Sunday evening. Cocoa Tea, I-Octane and Judy Mowatt gave the large crowd that turned out to the free show...
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DIGICEL JOINS THE MARLEYS FOR BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS!

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February 2, 2012
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Bob Marley To mark what would be the 67th birthday of reggae icon, Bob Marley, Digicel and the Bob Marley Foundation have come together for a second year running to honor the legend with a series of celebratory activities throughout the month of February. Kicking off the month-long celebration will be a free family concert at...
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A RECAP OF 2011

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January 5, 2012
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By Marlon Burrell //// A new year is upon us and as we move forward, it is always great time to reflect on some of the events that took place in the year past. In this case, we reflect on happenings in the world of reggae music. Some things shocked us, while others were...
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