Author: jamericanjournal

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

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...

10th Anniversary Montreal International Reggae Festival 8/14 – 8/16

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...

Shining like an Iberostar

Shining like an Iberostar

I had the pleasure of staying at Iberostar Grand Hotel while in Montego Bay, for Sumfest. What an absolutely lovely property! I was sitting in bed editing photos on my laptop when the lights went...

Hempress Sativa – New Video

Hempress Sativa – New Video

@HempressSativa has a wikkid, new, conscious tune about marijuana called (Ooh Lalala) the Weed Thing, on the Fugees riddim. The video for it is on her Facebook page and on YouTube. Pay close attention and you can see...

Macka Diamond – Twist Me

Macka Diamond – Twist Me

Dancehall Diva Macka Diamond smashed Sumfest. Her multi-colored, sequined dress was so sparkly you could see it from Miami! She performed with her own version of  Gwen Stefani’s troupe of  four dancing Japanese girls...

Dream Weekend

Dream Weekend

For those of you with the stamina of of an Ox, who have survived Sumfest and are still looking to party hearty, there is always Dream Weekend, August 1-6, in Negril, Jamaica. Tickets are...

Sumfest Reaches Dubai

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...

‘No Woman No Cry’ Songwriter Vincent Tata Ford Died

‘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...

Massachusetts Decriminalizes Marijuana

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...