Reggae

Drake Contemplates Recording a Reggae Album in Jamaica
Drake has dabbled in reggae music before, heading to Jamaica to shoot the video for 'Find Your Love' and co-starring in the clip with reggae artist Mavado. But following his time on the island, the Toronto native revealed that he wants to craft a a full-length album with Jamaica in mind, s…
Vybz Kartel Bleaches Skin, Compares Change to a ‘Sun Tan’
Reggae artist Vybz Kartel is causing quite an uproar with fans since he appeared in his native Jamaica showcasing a drastically lighter skin color.
The 'Ramping Shop' creator experienced a backlash from loyal supporters after rumors surfaced that the dancehall performer's physical change was a result…
Lil Wayne Track ‘Rappa Pom Pom’ Resurfaces
A fresh version of the Lil Wayne track 'Rappa Pom Pom' surfaced this weekend. The song first leaked in 2007 and features dancehall musician Junior Reid. The updated leak comes by way of Miami-based producer Streetrunner, who first started clocking in studio time with Weezy during the &apos…
Rohan Marley Maced During Scuffle in Los Angeles
Rohan Marley, son of Bob Marley, revealed that he was maced and put in a headlock by an off-duty cop in Los Angeles on Saturday (Dec. 19). According to TMZ, Marley got into an argument with another bystander outside Voyeur nightclub, after mistaking him for a valet driver...
Nas and Damian Marley Plot 2011 International Tour
Nas and Damian Marley successfully bridged the gap between rap and reggae with their joint release 'Distant Relatives' this year, and they're extending their promo run through the New Year. The music brethren have announced international tour dates for their collaboration album, an ad…
Stephen Marley Bails Buju Banton Out of Prison
Buju Banton received a major show of support on Wednesday, Nov. 10, when fellow reggae artist Stephen Marley posted his bail.
Buju was accused of conspiring to buy cocaine from an undercover federal agent in December of 2009, and had been held in federal custody, without possibility of bail until his…
Meta and the Cornerstones Paint the Future of Reggae
Meta and the Cornerstones have been called the future of reggae. Frontman Meta Dia, a Senegalese transplant, sings in French and his native dialects Wolof and Fulani, but when he croons in English his voice bears an uncanny resemblance to one of his inspirations -- the great Bob Marley...
Buju Banton Retrial Set for February
Reggae star Buju Banton's retrial for buying cocaine from a police officer has been moved to February. U.S. District James Moody, originally scheduled Banton's trial for December, granted a motion by the defense to move the case to February but has yet to announce a specific date...

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