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  • Chronixx sold out in Kingston

    Tonight's opening show in the Jamaican leg of the Caribbean tour of reggae artiste Chronixx has been sold out.

    The organising team of the event set for the Mas Camp in St Andrew reports that no tickets will be available at the gate, while there are only limited tickets left for the Montego Bay leg set for tomorrow at Pier 1.

  • Michael Prophet is dead

    Michael Prophet, one of the many roots singers who emerged from the Jamaican dancehall during the 1980s, died in London last Saturday at age 60.

  • MOBO win, Grammy nomination for Jr Gong

    Reggae singer Damian “Junior Gong” Marley has started the awards season on a great footing. On Monday, word came that Marley, who is the son of reggae great Bob Marley, was nominated for a Grammy Award in the reggae category for his project Stony Hill.

  • Ninja Man gets life sentence

    There were the stories yesterday of how veteran entertainer Ninja Man became a positive role model and an activist for peace since his two convictions, decades ago, for gun and drug possession, but in the end, his past came back to haunt him.

  • United Reggae jams to Callaloo Sessions

    Though he had little experience as a journalist, Camille Monchicourt was undaunted when he launched the French unitedreggae.com website in 2007. It has since become one of the leading sources of roots-reggae.