Rastafari

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Rastafari
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lee Scratch Perry: Back on the Controls (Review)

There’s no denying Lee “Scratch” Perry’s status as a reggae icon. He is the producer behind much of the seminal Jamaican music of the 1960s and ‘70s. He is one of a handful of producers who basically invented dub reggae, in turn influencing scores of ... [Published Pop Matters - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Half-century of Freddie

That apart, he is celebrating a half-century (which sounds so much more impressive than 50 years) in the business of making music. And it has been a consistently active, high-quality half-century, where so many trends, fads and people have come and g ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Alphabet Street – Y – Y

Thursday 17th July / posted by Adam Trainer Peter BarrEasy as 123 as we alphabetically rollY is for Yo!,  as in Yo La Tengo! A band who’s career has spanned over thirty years, and have consistently released both beautifully atmosphereic pretty ... [Published RTR FM - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Reggae legend backs move to legalise weed

Image Text:HOLY HERB: Reggae singer Macka B is backing the legalisation of weedINTERNATIONAL REGGAE artist Macka B is hailing the Jamaican government’s plans to legalise marijuana as a breakthrough after decades of campaigning for the decriminalisation ... [Published Voice Online - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Alphabet Street – X – X

Thursday 10th July / posted by Adam Trainer Peter BarrEasy as 123 as we alphabetically rollX is for X, the band of Los Angeles angels who were a part of the first wave of punk, and renowned for their contribution to LA music & culture.Relearn ... [Published RTR FM - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Mother, son held at Guyana airport with cocaine

Trinidad Telecoms Authority tells Digicel to refrain from blocking VoiP 12:32 PMGeorgia governor pushes trials of marijuana derivative 12:25 PMAsafa, Sherone not cleared by CAS, handlers say 12:20 PMGermany's WCup victory sets Twitter sports record ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Music of the World with Jose Ruiz - July 9, 2014 at 11:00am

- 11:00amMore from this show: About the Show | Archives of this Show | Playlists from this ShowPlaylist for this Program: Artist Song Album Label Show Start Talk ORQUESTA EL ARRANQUE CABULERO TANGO MANIA ENVIDIA RUBEN BLADES ADAN GARCIA TANGOS SUNNYSIDE ... [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Mutabaruka joins Nigerian poets for Soyinka celebration

Veteran Jamaican poet, Mutabaruka, will be on stage in Lagos and Abeokuta this July as he joins other performers to celebrate the 80th birthday of the Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka.The Rastafari dub poet – born Allan Hope – will share the stage with ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Alphabet Street – W – Scott Walker

Thursday 26th June / posted by Adam Trainer Peter BarrEasy as 123 as we alphabetically rollV is for Laura Veirs, a folk-infused songwriter from America.Relearn your school rhymesA is for Arab Strap, the Scottish Noise Rockers…B is for Bootsy Collins, ... [Published RTR FM - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jumo fights for Rastafarian rights

Dreadlocked reggae and jazz sensation Tawanda Jumo, popularly known in the music circles as Bantuman I, has released an album with a strong message against the marginalisation of Rastafarian.The award-winning musician said his latest offering titled “Take ... [Published The Zimbabwean - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Bob Marley's daughter in fight to protect Jamaica's 'cradle of Rastafarian culture'

Donisha Prendergast leads campaign to prevent developers from building houses on the site of the Pinnacle, where the first free slave Rastafari community was established in the 1940s As the godfather of reggae, Bob Marley created a global soundtrack for ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 3 reports

Jamaica moves to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana

Contrary to popular belief, Jamaica does have indeed marijuana laws. But those laws are about to get about as relaxed as the Rastafari.Jamaican government officials said Thursday that the country is planning to drastically revamp its weed laws by moving ... [Published The Week Magazine - Jun 13 2014]

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"It started off being just cool sounding, laid back, but in the back of my mind I knew I wanted the songs to make an impact– hook, brass section and vocal."
"We try to stick to the clean music, the good lyrics" Bobb said. "We want to stick with the positive message."
"Create your own suit of Armor and Weapon out of ONLY Cardboard and Duck Tape"
Then there's the feminism aspect that totally ignored that i'd begun my blog about the overweight officer with, "I don't believe in being cruel regards weight. For that reason, i've cut off the face of the lady involved here. People should live their lives the way they want to." Enforcement officers were the exception

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Lee Scratch Perry: Back on the Controls (Review) [Published Pop Matters - Jul 21 2014]
Half-century of Freddie [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Jul 20 2014]
I love honesty, brutality and rawness in my mus... [Published Liverpool Echo - Jul 18 2014]
Alphabet Street – Y – Y [Published RTR FM - Jul 17 2014]
Brothers in rhythm [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 17 2014]
Barrie Ontario Canada has PAGAN FEST [Published Examiner.com - Jul 15 2014]
Racism and Feminism as an Excuse [Published News24.com - Jul 15 2014]
Reggae legend backs move to legalise weed [Published Voice Online - Jul 11 2014]
Alphabet Street – X – X [Published RTR FM - Jul 10 2014]
Music of the World with Jose Ruiz - July 9, 201... [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Jul 09 2014]
Mother, son held at Guyana airport with cocaine [Published Jamaica Observer - Jul 09 2014]
Dalley says govt wants new public sector wage a... [Published Jamaica Observer - Jul 09 2014]
Third-quarter honor rolls: Kingston High School [Published Daily Freeman - Jul 06 2014]
GOING PLACES: A trek on the Bale Mountains with... [Published Daily Nation - Jul 05 2014]
Roots Kommunikations - July 5, 2014 at 2:00am [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Jul 05 2014]
Petition to Thirty-Fifth CARICOM Conference [Published Caribbean News Now! - Jul 03 2014]
Mutabaruka joins Nigerian poets for Soyinka cel... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 01 2014]
Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant opens in former... [Published Bath Chronicle - Jun 26 2014]
Dreadlocks: Beautiful and Spiritual or Hideous ... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 26 2014]
Alphabet Street – W – Scott Walker [Published RTR FM - Jun 26 2014]
Work Continues To Protect Reggae Music [Published CaribSeek - Jun 25 2014]
Zimdancehall Overdrive: The journey [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Jun 22 2014]
Jumo fights for Rastafarian rights [Published The Zimbabwean - Jun 22 2014]
There is another Caribbean, beyond the blood, t... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 20 2014]
Alphabet Street – V – Laura Veirs [Published RTR FM - Jun 20 2014]
Emboldened by U.S. trends, island moving to eas... [Published South Florida Times - Jun 19 2014]
Check Out The Real Situation: a guide to the or... [Published Fact Magazine - Jun 18 2014]
Raging Fyah presents reggae music for the soul ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Jun 17 2014]
Discover Rastafarian Culture This Summer in Tor... [Published MarketWired - Jun 16 2014]
Settin the Standard with Pedro Reyes - June 16,... [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Jun 16 2014]
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Bob Marley – A New God For The Bhutanese Youth? [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 26 2014]
Bob Marley has suddenly become a god among the already confused generation. The Rastafari Flag, with either Bob himself or with a marijuana leave on it, is all over the place. For someone who died in 1981 to brainwash smart kids of 21st century is so ...
Growing Faith in Cannabis [Published Georgetown/On Faith - Mar 14 2014]
Much ado has been made nationally about legal and voter-sanctioned “recreational” marijuana use in the states of Colorado and Washington, as well as “medicinal” marijuana available in 19 other states. Thirty-nine states, combined with federal policies, ...
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