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Notting Hill Carnival taken off streets due to Covid-19 for second year

The organisers of the Notting Hill Carnival have made the decision to take the event off the streets in its 55th year. The move comes as the delay to “Freedom Day”, which had been due on June 21, means social distancing measures are still in place – something which organiser Matthew Phillip had warned would be “devastating” for Europe’s biggest street party. Notting Hill Carnival, which was forced online last year due to the pandemic, is normally attended by around two million people.

5 weed products Jesse Royal can’t live without

Outside of making music and burning good herb, Jesse Royal enjoys cooking, reading, football, and most importantly, connecting with his community in Jamaica as an activist. He aims to start a conversation about the accessibility of cannabis in his native country, ensuring that those who really need it can get it, even if they can’t afford it. “[In Jamaica] we kind of feel like herb has a big part to play in terms of the movement of us as a human race — in terms of our thinking, in terms of how we deal with each other, in terms of the way we deal with ourselves … it’s good to see the world moving in the right direction and I… Continue reading 5 weed products Jesse Royal can’t live without

Bunny Wailer: Reggae Legend Buried 3 Months after His Death

We have to come to learn that Late legendary Reggae musician Bunny Wailer was buried on Friday, June 17, three months after his sad demise. Bunny was laid to rest at his Dreamland Farm at a very private burial service. A virtual memorial service dubbed a ”Homecoming” for the revered artiste was streamed on social media on Thursday, June 17. News about Bunny’s burial was confirmed by his son Abijah Livingston, who said there will be no public viewing of his father’s body in line with his wishes before his death. The family also decided to bar body viewing because of the current COVID-19 restrictions in Jamaica. Bunny, who was a three-time Grammy award winner died on March 2, 2021,… Continue reading Bunny Wailer: Reggae Legend Buried 3 Months after His Death

Yendis Babylon Falling Medley Mix

Babylon Falling Riddim – Larger Than Life Records Chezidek – Anthony B – Samory I – Junior Kelly – Eesah – Steph Eyi Larger Than Life Records

One Love 2022 line-up announced with 12 international acts in first list

Tauranga favourite One Love is back for 2022 – and organisers aren’t letting travel restrictions get in the way of bringing international acts to the stage alongside familiar faces. The festival, on January 29 and 30 at Tauranga Domain, attracts 20,000 people each year. This year the international line-up includes R&B/reggae singer J Boog; the grandfather of Pacific Islands reggae Fiji; Hawaiian reggae artists Rebel Souljahz, Maoli, Kolohe Kai, Mike Love, and Siaosi; Polynesian reggae and R&B/hip-hop artist Spawnbreezi;, reggae veterans The Original Wailers; soul sensation LaTasha Lee; Samoan American singer-songwriter Tenelle; and Stndrd. Local artists joining them include Nesian Mystik, Sammy J, House of Shem, Ardijah, Tomorrow People, Che Fu and King Kapisi, Swiss, Tree, Common-Unity, NLC, Krisy Erin,… Continue reading One Love 2022 line-up announced with 12 international acts in first list

Which year?

Today the Submarine dives deep into a particular year in Reggae.  Which?

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Giants Of UK Reggae head to Staffordshire on 30th July

Line-Up: MAXI PRIEST – ASWAD – DAWN PENN JBM Music is proud to present the ultimate reggae event, taking place in Staffordshire this coming Summer, at the incredible setting of Tutbury Castle. The breath-taking venue is a historic landmark steeped in many centuries of culture, and has been awarded ‘Ancient Monument’ status. A true feel-good celebration led by the sounds of a variety of music’s most legendary artists, ‘Giants of UK Reggae’ places firm emphasis on a care-free evening of unmatched reggae beats, celebrating all things Jamaican and care-free, but with a British twist. Bringing a truly stellar line-up from everybody’s favourite genre, the event will see Lewisham-born vocalist Maxi Priest airing his unique ‘reggae fusion’ sound to the crowd… Continue reading Giants Of UK Reggae head to Staffordshire on 30th July

Diving gear will be provided . . .

. . . when we take out the submarine today. Black Roots Sara Lugo Alborosie Rootstars . . . Chill out to the sounds of a living legend Monty Alexander, 77 today. Tune in : Log in : #ReggaeSubmarine #reggaespace #Yendis #Sunday #18GMT #reggae #international #newreleases #FreshBeatsInternational #NuffTings

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A deep dive into Xterminator Records

Philip “Fatis” Burrell was a Jamaican record producer, who ran the Xterminator record label. He was one of the most successful producers of the digital reggae era.

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In a Greensleeves Groove

Diving DEEP into the Greensleeves Records catalogue with many classics from Johnny Osbourne, Yellowman, Barrington Levy, Triston Palmer, J.C. Lodge, Wailing Souls and much, much more.  Lock it in! LIVE on ReggaeSpace Online Radio Listen : Log in : TuneIn :

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