Chronixx & The Zinc Fence Band at SOB’s Tuesday September 17th!

I had the pleasure of seeing Chronixx recently at Rototom Sunsplash in Spain. (More on that whole amazing experience later!) He is definitely one of my new favorite artists in the crop of reggae revivalists, along with Iba Mahr, Kabaka Pyramid, Protoje, etc. The long awaited live NYC debut of rising reggae stars, Chronixx & The […]
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10th Anniversary Montreal International Reggae Festival 8/14 – 8/16

Don’t be sad if you weren’t able to make it to Montego Bay for Sumfest this year, because Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) is right around the corner! Friday night, August 16th, features “the royal family of reggae” Morgan Heritage, performing their album, Here Comes the King. They also performed at the first production of MIRF. Saturday night, […]
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Sumfest Reaches Dubai

Hello everyone, It’s been far too long since my last blog! I thought you might like to see that one of my images of Jazmine Sullivan at Sumfest was published in United Arab Emirates newspaper, The National. Talk about *boom* to di worl! http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/reggae-summer-feast-shines-the-light-on-jamaicas-rhythms Stay tuned for some blogs posts about Sumfest 2013, the greatest […]
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‘No Woman No Cry’ Songwriter Vincent Tata Ford Died

‘No Woman No Cry’ Songwriter Vincent Tata Ford Died By: Brittany Somerset, Intrepid Reporter Vincent Tata Ford, the songwriter credited with composing the Bob Marley roots reggae classic mega-hit “No Woman, No Cry” died in a hospital in Kingston, Jamaica, on Sunday, December 28th. He was 68. Ford suffered from a life long struggle with […]
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Massachusetts Decriminalizes Marijuana

Massachusetts Decriminalizes Marijuana By: Brittany Somerset, Intrepid Reporter. It was a NORML day in the new year, when in a major step towards repealing marijuana prohibition in the United States, Massachusetts decriminalized marijuana, hash and THC, as of January 2nd, 2009. The Sensible Marijuana Policy Initiative, also known as Massachusetts Ballot Question 2, was an […]
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