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News Jamaica Music: The Economist praises Jamaica for its 'Redemption song' at leaving IMF

Published on: Tuesday 12 November 2019
The Economist praises Jamaica for its 'Redemption song' at leaving IMF
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business-observer/the-economist-praises-jamaica-for-warns-graduating-with-good-marks-from-the-imf-is-not-the-same-thing-as-economic-success-_179553?profile=1056

The creativity of the Bank of Jamaica's internationally acclaimed reggae music campaign to explain inflation was highlighted, too. Not to be left out from praise was the IMF which rallied to the cause ...

News Jamaica Music: Down in Jamaica – 40 Years of VP Records

Published on: Monday 11 November 2019
Down in Jamaica – 40 Years of VP Records
News source: https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/various-artists-down-in-jamaica-40-years-of-vp-records/

More than a simple greatest-hits collection, this box set commemorating Jamaica’s powerhouse independent label offers a well-rounded portrait of the iconic imprint’s role in reggae history.

News Jamaica Music: Jamaican music on HBO

Published on: Friday 15 November 2019
Jamaican music on HBO
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Jamaican_music_on_HBO?profile=1116

The original soundtrack to Watchmen, HBO's recently launched series, features songs by two Jamaican acts — Desmond Dekker and The Aces' Israelites and Do Your Thing by Leroy Sibbles. Israelites was ...

News Jamaica Music: Following National Honor In Jamaica, Sean Paul Premieres 'Buss A Bubble' Video

Published on: Friday 25 October 2019
Following National Honor In Jamaica, Sean Paul Premieres 'Buss A Bubble' Video
News source: https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8540439/sean-paul-buss-a-bubble-video

On Oct. 21, dancehall superstar Sean Paul was bestowed the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander Class, in Kingston, Jamaica, for "his contribution to the global popularity and promotion of reggae music." The Order of Distinction is the sixth-highest honor within Jamaica's Orders of Societies of Honor; at 46, Sean is one of the youngest in his field to be so recognized.

News Jamaica Music: Jamaica does sell well

Published on: Wednesday 23 October 2019
Jamaica does sell well
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/opinion/jamaica-does-sell-well-kanye-west-and-this-business-of-culture_177919?profile=1096

But I fear that it has again escaped most of us. It is undeniable that Jamaica is a strong competitor in mass culture and music culture globally. Even without the strength of economic resources, and ...

News Jamaica Music: Watch: Team India coaches visit Bob Marley Museum in Jamaica, Ravi Shastri breaks into a song

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
Watch: Team India coaches visit Bob Marley Museum in Jamaica, Ravi Shastri breaks into a song
News source: https://scroll.in/field/935674/watch-team-india-coaches-visit-bob-marley-museum-in-jamaica-ravi-shastri-breaks-into-a-song

“I first came to Jamaica in 1983 when I was 21-years-old. Marley’s music was at it’s electrifying best at that time. There was only one king and he was way above the rest. If there was one ...

News Jamaica Music: Usain Bolt Turns Producer: Watch the Olympic Gold Medalist's Music Video: Premiere

Published on: Wednesday 28 August 2019
Usain Bolt Turns Producer: Watch the Olympic Gold Medalist's Music Video: Premiere
News source: https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8528607/usain-bolt-riddim-track-video

Seconds after he crossed the finish line in the 100 meters race at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, beating his own world record and securing the Gold medal, 21-yea-old runner Usain Bolt's dancing brought worldwide attention to one of Jamaica's most vibrant cultural expressions: dancehall choreography.

News Jamaica Music: Usain Bolt Busts a Move in New Music Video

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
Usain Bolt Busts a Move in New Music Video
News source: https://www.runnersworld.com/news/a28858115/usain-bolt-music-video/

and recently produced a collaborative music video to promote his very own Mumm product, Olympe Rosé, which launched on July 4 locally in Jamaica, according to Billboard. Unfortunately for U.S. buyers, ...

News Jamaica Music: Jamaican reggae star Chronixx confirms he has been working with Rihanna

Published on: Thursday 08 August 2019
Jamaican reggae star Chronixx confirms he has been working with Rihanna
News source: https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/jamaican-reggae-star-chronixx-confirms-he-has-been-working-with-rihanna-38389182.html

The Jamaican singer, real name Jamar McNaughton ... “Most of the people who have made music with Rihanna and have worked with her, it has been in a similar way. “Because, as I said, this is a whole ...

News Jamaica Music: Jamaican Jerk Festival Returns To Southeast Queens

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Jamaican Jerk Festival Returns To Southeast Queens
News source: https://patch.com/new-york/jamaica/jamaican-jerk-festival-returns-southeast-queens

Jamaican Jerk Festival Returns To Southeast Queens - Jamaica, NY - Jamaican jerk cooking has a starring role in the ninth annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival this weekend in Southeast Queens.

News Jamaica Music: New Music To Know This Week: Lila Iké Brings Us To Jamaica, Doe Paoro Reclaims Her Song & More

Published on: Saturday 13 July 2019
New Music To Know This Week: Lila Iké Brings Us To Jamaica, Doe Paoro Reclaims Her Song & More
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/music-know-week-lila-ik-151500333.html

Ever since my first job at MTV working as a music programmer, I can't stop trying to match people with music they might like. So, I wrote a book calledRecord Collecting for Girls and started interviewing musicians. The Music Concierge is a column where I share music I'm listening to that you

News Jamaica Music: Music In The Air At Allerton Overlook At Brookline's Olmsted Park

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Music In The Air At Allerton Overlook At Brookline's Olmsted Park
News source: https://patch.com/massachusetts/brookline/music-air-allerton-overlook-brooklines-olmsted-park

"A lot of people are aware of their own parks in their backyards — Jamaica Pond ... hoping that if people visit one park for some good music they will then go to all the different parks to ...

News Jamaica Music: Bankra Caribbean Festival In Jamaica Honors Miss Lou's Legacy

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
Bankra Caribbean Festival In Jamaica Honors Miss Lou's Legacy
News source: https://patch.com/new-york/jamaica/bankra-festival-jamaica-will-celebrate-miss-lous-legacy

5th Bankra Festival In Jamaica Celebrates Miss Lou - Jamaica, NY - The fifth annual Bankra festival showcasing Caribbean folk music, art and culture will celebrate Jamaican poet and folklorist Miss Lou.

News Jamaica Music: Jamaica's underdog 'Reggae Girlz' ready to take on World Cup

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
Jamaica's underdog 'Reggae Girlz' ready to take on World Cup
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/jamaicas-underdog-reggae-girlz-ready-world-cup-103552354--sow.html

They don't have tons of money, sponsors or flashy practice facilities but they didn't let that stop them: Jamaica's 'Reggae Girlz', the women's national football team that did not even exist a few years ago, are heading to France to do battle for the World Cup. With the help

News Jamaica Music: Jamaica's Reggae Girlz seek change in culture through World Cup

Published on: Friday 07 June 2019
Jamaica's Reggae Girlz seek change in culture through World Cup
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/06/reggae-girlz-hope-world-cup-change-jamaica-sporting-culture-190608100109583.html

Despite being the daughter of Jamaica's most famous son, Cedella Marley still remembers the schoolyard bodyshaming she experienced as a teenager while growing up competing at netball and swimming. "I ...

News Jamaica Music: 13 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Jamaica Plain

Published on: Thursday 09 May 2019
News source: https://patch.com/massachusetts/jamaicaplain/13-big-ticket-events-coming-near-jamaica-plain

JAMAICA PLAIN, MA — Boston Calling Music Festival - Sunday Pass. Miss Saigon. Jonas Brothers. The Lion King. These are just a few of the big-ticket events coming up in the Jamaica Plain area ...

News Jamaica Music: Jamaica’s ‘Voices for Climate Change’ spreads its message with music

Published on: Friday 17 May 2019
News source: https://globalvoices.org/2019/05/17/jamaicas-voices-for-climate-change-spreads-its-message-with-music/

From reggae and dancehall music to jingles extolling the virtues of everything from laundry detergent to fast food, the way to any Jamaican’s heart is through song — prompting Panos Caribbean, a media ...

News Jamaica Music: Jamaica has made an ‘extraordinary’ economic turnaround | Opinion

Published on: Tuesday 14 May 2019
News source: https://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article230391419.html?bcmt=1

Jamaica is well known for its beautiful beaches, Bob Marley and its reggae music. What is less known, however, is that the Caribbean island started a silent revolution after being one of the most ...