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.
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.
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.