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Director Reinaldo Marcus to helm film on life and career of Bob Marley

Paramount Pictures has choose Reinaldo Marcus Green, director of “King Richard”, to direct a biopic on reggae legend Bob Marley. The
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Harry Belafonte’s Birthday Celebration Raised $174.000 For The Gathering For Justice

In celebration of Harry Belafonte’s 94th birthday March 1st, a surprise live virtual party was held on February 28th. Called
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Buju Banton, Popcaan and Marcia Griffiths join Beres Hammond at #LoveFromaDistance show

Beres Hammond was forced to postpone his annual Love and Harmony cruise with headlining performances by himself, Nadine Sutherland, Buju Banton,
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Bunny Wailer dies, aged 73

Bunny Wailer, has died at the age of 73. The musician, from Kingston, was a founding member of The Wailers
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Ethiopian Consulate commemorates Bob Marley’s birthday

The Consulate of Ethiopia in Kingston honoured the life, musical achievements and the legacy of Bob Marley on the 76th
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UB40 add Northampton date to rescheduled tour

UB40 will head to Northampton this winter as part of a tour to mark the release of their forthcoming album
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Rush returns to Nottingham Playhouse

Presented by the Rush Theatre Company, the acclaimed show Rush returns to Nottingham Playhouse on September 7. The show tells the
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Gwen Stefani collaboration with Sean Paul coming out soon

Gwen Stefani plans to release a new album this year and is also scheduled to appear on Sean Paul’s upcoming
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UB40 to join line-up of comedy and music acts at Stockton’s Globe Theatre

English reggae band UB40 is the latest show to be added to Stockton’s famous Globe programme. One of the most successful
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Peter Tosh Master Tape Rediscovered in Documentary

A lost Peter Tosh master recording is unearthed in a clip from “Studio 17 – The Lost Reggae Tapes”, a
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The New York Times creates a special and virtual Carnival

In the chill of February, readers of The New York Times can get a flavor of the sensory richness of
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Nicholas Daley Premieres Short Film Paying Homage to 70s Reggae

As a part of this season’s digital London Fashion Week, British designer Nicholas Daley has revealed “Stepping Razors”, a short-film
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‘Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical’ postponed to October

“Get Up! Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical” is the latest show to be postponed in London, England. The show
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U-Roy died at age of 78

Pioneering reggae artist U-Roy has died at the age of 78. Born Ewart Beckford, he had been undergoing surgery at
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Tonton David dies age 53

Tonton David, an important figure in the growth of reggae and raggamuffin in France in the 90s, has died in
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Common, Chuck D and Danny Glover to celebrate Harry Belafonte’s birthday at virtual party

Common, Chuck D, Aloe Blacc and Danny Glover are some of the stars that will make appearances during a livestream
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Beenie Man pleads not guilty to DRMA charges

Dancehall artist Moses ‘Beenie Man’ Davis was arrested and charged for breaching the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA), and pleaded
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Grand Park celebrates Valentine’s Day with romantic reggae

The annual Grand Park’s Lovers Rock celebration, which is usually a live event held at the downtown L.A. park on
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‘Toots’ Hibbert to be posthumously conferred with Keys to the City of Kingston

Reggae icon Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert will be posthumously conferred with the Keys to the City of Kingston. The presentation of
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Elephant Man bail extended to March 17

Dancehall artist Elephant Man, who is accused of lying to immigration authority about his alleged trip to Belgium, had his
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Tributes paid to Edinburgh reggae singer Natalie Hendry

The musician, known as Litl Nat, passed away January, 29 at the age of 32. Natalie’s sister, Monique led the
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All House of Marley products have 25% sale

Bob Marley would celebrate his 76th birthday this weekend. Launched in 2011, House of Marley is an audio brand that
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Tilray Receives the First Market Authorization to Offer Medical Cannabis Products in Portugal

Tilray, a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, production, and distribution, has received the necessary approvals and market authorization in
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Virtual reggae series honours Black History Month

There is a virtual reggae series that honours Black History Month and the legacy of Denise Jones. Jesse Jones says
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Cheetos launch a new version of “It Wasn’t Me” by Shaggy for Super Bowl spot

Cheetos launched its latest music-themed Super Bowl spot, using Shaggy’s “It Wasn’t Me” to illustrate how to try to convince
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Stephen Marley Performed a concert with Bob Marley Songs that you can see online

On January 28, CEEK Virtual Reality and Tuff Gong announced a special Stephen Marley virtual performance, celebrating Bob Marley 75.
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Shaggy spends $2.15 million on a retreat in Florida

Shaggy has purchased a home for $2.15-million near the ocean in Coral Gables, Florida (US). The property claims a leafy
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Chronixx featured on Biden-Harris inauguration playlist

There was a Jamaican name featured on the President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris specially curated playlist. Biden
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UB40 star facing second brain operation

UB40 saxophonist Brian Travers has suffered a seizure before Christmas, and now faces a second brain tumour operation in two
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Buju Banton’s “Til Shiloh” album celebrates 25th anniversary

Buju Banton celebrates 25 years of releasing his “Til Shiloh”. The collector’s edition of this work will include the original
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Bob Marley “Songs Of Freedom: The Island Years” To Be Released In January

On January 29, 2021, the highly acclaimed “Songs of Freedom: The Island Years”, an 6LP set, as well as a
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Peter Tosh Inspires “Equal Rights” Shirts

Drawing from Peter Tosh’s seminal Equal Rights and its title track, NOAH has given its signature “Human Rights” shirts a
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