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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 dr

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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 adde

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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

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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. Dia started performing on the streets of Dakar at age 14, inspired by Marley and Gregory Isa

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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. Moody

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Bob Marley Kin Receives Probation for Growing Weed

Makeda Jahnesta Marley, the youngest child of reggae legend and marijuana enthusiast Bob Marley, has been given seven years probation for growing marijuana in her Philadelphia area home.

The 29-year-old was arrested in 2008 when polic

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Buju Banton Drug Case Declared a Mistrial

A jury could not reach a unanimous decision after three days of deliberation in the drug conspiracy case against reggae star Buju Banton. The 12-person jury was split forcing U.S. District Judge James Moody to declare a mistrial

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Bob Marley Family Loses Copyright Case Against Label

Years following the death of reggae legend Bob Marley, his family has hit a standstill in winning back the rights to his classic albums. Following a verdict in a lawsuit against Universal Music Group's UMG Recordings unit, Marley's widow Rita and his nine children lost the battle to assume the copyright of five albums recorded between 1973 and 1977 for Island Records.

The suit, which sought to reacquire the rights f

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Buju Banton Begins Trial for Cocaine Charges

Back in December 2009, reggae star Buju Banton was arrested on cocaine charges after attempting to buy five kilos from an undercover cop in Sarasota, Florida. After more than half a year of waiting for his case to go before a judge, the 36-year-old is in court today in Tampa, F

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Reggae Duo Sues Universal for Unpaid Royalties

Nearly two decades after they brought reggae music to international heights, duo Chaka Demus & Pliers are crying foul on their record label's behalf. The Jamaican natives are suing Universal Music Group to the tune of

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