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|Nov. 2nd Marks the 88th Anniversary of the Coronation of Haile Selassie I & Empress Menen with Ilebrations Worldwide to commemorate|
|Kingston, Jamaica on Nov 4th it’s an All-Star concert for the His|
& Her Coronation Ilebration
|Akae Beka “Greatful Harvest” Tour California 2018 - More Dates TBA |
|Capleton’s Benefit Concert “A St. Mary Mi Come From: Come a Town” is an All-Star Gathering in November 10th at The National Arena in Kingston, Jamaica|
“Even A Gangster (Falls In Love)”
Jamaica has given the world eight genres of music. Kingston has been designated a city of music by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Jamaican producer, Gussie Clarke is giving the world a new music marketing format called an “EPX”.
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Machel Montano and Alkaline Headline the final date of the BRT Weekend 2018 Tour in Miami on November 1 - 4
|Join Us on a Tour to Jamaica: An Afro-Jamaican Cultural-Musical Immersion|
|Who is responsible for the shooting of legendary musician Bob Marley?|
The ReMastered Series investigates who is responsible for the shooting of legendary musician Bob Marley. Watch Who Shot the Sheriff, only on Netflix.
|Karamanti's message to victims of domestic violence is simply to SURVIVE|
| TIME TO ACT - Earth Warrior featuring Winston Mcanuff|
Earth Warrior calls for an end to human trafficking – TIME TO ACT
Reggae artistes Earth Warrior is calling for an end to human trafficking on his latest single titled Time To Act featuring Winston McAnuff.
“Human trafficking is a very terrible crime against humanity; I mean how can anyone think it’s right to deal in the transportation and selling of other human beings? This is modern day slavery, and it’s happening all over the world, even in our very backyards right here in Jamaica,” said Earth Warrior.
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Currently up on Hot 20
Nikki Z checks in with Bunji Garlin and Faye Ann Lyons as they rally together to help the people of Trinidad affected by the heavy flooding.
Coming up this week on the Hot 20 with Nikki Z, Bugle reminds us the importance of remaining humble, and discusses the current state of relationships and more.
It's your weekly entertainment show: Nikki Z's Hot 20 Countdown!
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|Enjoy this story and many others in the annual Reggae Festival Guide digital magazine.|
World Clash Celebrates its 20th Anniversary
By Joana LeRoque
For 20 years, reggae music visionaries Irish and Chin have evolved sound clash culture
through World Clash; bringing the world’s top sound systems together in head-to-head
battles. Get fired up over the Rumble Series clashes and Reggae Sumfest commemorative
20th anniversary celebration leading up to the grand World Clash event in October.
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|Big Mountain :: "Deportation Nation"|
From the reggae band that brought the world "Ooh Baby I Love Your Way", comes an unapologetic condemnation of racist xenophobia against immigrants through its latest single, "Deportation Nation". This song reminds us that the true power of reggae music is to give voice to the oppressed and defenseless.
|Andru Branch :: "The Graveyard"|
|Jr Gong Executive Producer On Third World's Upcoming Album|
Damian Jr Gong Marley has another feather in his producer's hat as he will be the executive producer for the next album of the accomplished Third World band.
Last Friday, the stalwart reggae band released Loving You Is Easy, the first single from the upcoming album.
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|"Let the waters settle you will see stars and moon mirrored in your Being."|
|Jamaica Music Countdown October 26 - November 1|
|On This Day in Reggae - November 1st|
|All Saints' Day (Hallowmas)|
1894: "The Indian Hemp Drugs Commission Report" published.
1952: Ian Lewis [Inner Circle; bass (Fatman Riddim Section)] is born.
1954: The western African nation of Algeria began its rebellion against French rule. (Revolution Day)
1995: UB40 guests on CBS-TV's "Late Show With David Letterman".
1996: Bob Marley & The Wailers' compilation album "Legend" [Island] is certified Multi (9.0) Platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America).
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Nov-01-2018 - Nov-04-2018, Miami, Florida, USA
Nov-02-2018, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival
Nov-11-2018, Sunrise, Florida, USA
|JamRock Reggae Cruise
Dec-01-2018 - Dec-06-2018, Fort Lauderdale , Florida, USA
|Reggae By Night
Dec-07-2018, Rotterdam, Netherlands
|Nigeria Reggae Festival
Dec-28-2018 - Dec-30-2018, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
|Jamrock Reggae Fest
Feb-01-2019 - Feb-03-2019, Negril, Jamaica
|Inside Reggae;An Afro-Jamaican Cultural-Musical Immersion
Feb-02-2019 - Feb-10-2019, Kingston, Jamaica
|Caribbean Village Festival
Jun-22-2019 - Jun-23-2019, Lauderhill , Florida, USA
Jul-14-2019 - Jul-20-2019, Montego Bay, Jamaica
|Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival, 14th Annual
Jul-20-2019, Duluth, Minnesota, USA
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