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Posts Tagged ‘ Rita Marley ’

EEK-A-MOUSE USES SOCIAL MEDIA TO BLAST THE MARLEYS!

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October 25, 2014
EEK-A-MOUSE USES SOCIAL MEDIA TO BLAST THE MARLEYS!

By CURTIS CAMPBELL— Iconic reggae artiste Eek-a-Mouse has been rambling about the Marleys for quite some time. However the singer, who is known for singles like Wa Do Dem and Police in Helicopter, has finally decided to take his ranting to social media to express his grouse. In a three-minute video posted by Lyric DVD, the artist says Bob Marley would have preferred if...
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THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION ESSAY COMPETITION TO GO NATIONAL!

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July 12, 2014
THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION ESSAY COMPETITION TO GO NATIONAL!

Rita Marley— By Shereita Grizzle– It was the first staging, and the organisers opted to test the waters by only accepting entries from four schools across the island. Papine High, Marcus Garvey Technical High, Haile Selassie High and Bob Marley Primary and Junior High Schools were named as the participating schools in the inaugural Rita...
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TODAY (MAY 11) MARKS THE 33rd ANNIVERSARY OF THE PASSING OF BOB MARLEY!

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May 11, 2014
BobMarley:LookingUp

While millions are sending greetings, postcards and gifts to mothers today, Mother’s Day, many are observing the 33rd anniversary of the passing of legendary reggae king, Robert Nesta Marley. He made the transition on the morning of May 11, 1981 in a Miami hospital, surrounded by members of his family. He had barely passed his 36th birthday, the age at...
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THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES ITS “ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION!”

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April 30, 2014
THE RITA MARLEY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES ITS “ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION!”

Rita Marley— By Shereita Grizzle—- Participating schools will be given instructions on how to proceed at their various assemblies this morning, as The Rita Marley Foundation is gearing up to launch its inaugural Essay Writing Competition. Under the theme ‘Bob Marley: His Music and Message’, students from Haile Selassie Junior High, Marcus Garvey High, Papine High...
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RITA MARLEY RE-RELEASES HER 1981 CONTROVERSIAL HIT “ONE DRAW!”

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April 6, 2014
OneDraw:RitaMarley

Rita Marley— By Shereita Grizzle—- THE Widow of reggae icon Bob Marley has re-released her hit single One Draw. The song which was originally released in 1981 comes at a time when discussions surrounding the legalisation of marijuana in Jamaica heightens. Re-released under Shanachie Records, Marley said she was pleased because the song’s resurgence highlights the...
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BEVERLEY KELSO GAVE THE WAILERS THAT SOUND!

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March 30, 2014
The Wailers with Beverley Kelso

Beverley Kelso— One of the most commonly accepted inaccuracies in popular music is that there is one surviving Wailer, but that is not entirely true. The surviving Wailer often referred to is Neville O’Riley Livingstone, better known as Bunny Wailer, but Beverley Kelso, a foundation and cornerstone member, is very much alive and well,...
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RITA “NANA” MARLEY TO BE MADE HONORARY CITIZEN OF GHANA!

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July 29, 2013
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RITA Marley, widow of pop icon Bob Marley, will be made an honorary citizen of Ghana on August 3, that country’s Independence Day. A statement from the Marley Foundation says Marley will also receive a Ghanaian passport from the Government. Rita Marley His Excellency, Dr Erieka Bennett, Head of Mission for the African Union’s...
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“WOMAN POWER” FUELS JAMAICAN MUSIC!

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March 10, 2013
Marcia Griffiths

As we observed International Women’s day on Friday, under the theme ‘The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum’, we were reminded of the contribution female vocalists have made to the early development of Jamaica’s popular music. Their contribution, in helping to shape the island’s music, and the inspiration they have provided for future generations of female...
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“ONE PEOPLE” DOCUMENTARY SHOWS THE GOOD STUFF OF JAMAICA!

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June 9, 2012
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Zachary Harding—- Jamaica50 documentary highlights what’s right with the island By Sadeke Brooks, Staff Reporter—– Zachary Harding gave guests a sneak peek into his One Peopledocumentary, a project started a year ago on Tuesday. The official premiere of the documentary takes place on Jamaica’sIndependence Day, August 6. A collaborative effort between Harding and Justine Henzell, One Peopleis the official...
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PRINCE HARRY, SLY & ROBBIE, ERNIE RANGLIN: FEATURED ON “SING” – THE UK HIT SONG!

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June 8, 2012
PrinceHarry:TheDJ

By Kevin Jackson——– JAMAICAN music royalty and Britain’s Prince Harry have played on a hit song by Gary Barlow, member of pop group Take That. Guitar maestro Ernie Ranglin and legendary drum and bass team Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare, are featured on Sing, taken from Barlow’s album of the same name. Bottom:Gary Barlow...
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