2020

A tribute fit for a King

Long before artistes like Black Uhuru, Junior Reid and Wayne “Sleng Teng” Smith helped put Waterhouse on the music map, there was Osbourne “King Tubby” Ruddock... Read more

Former Chosen Few Member Richie Mac Dies After Battle With Cancer

Richard ‘Richie Mac’ McDonald, a former member of the popular seventies reggae group Chosen Few, passed away on Wednesday after a battle with cancer....Read more 

Quality Record Pressings Sheds 20 Grams

In case you’re still wondering if the vinyl resurgence is a “bubble” or a temporary uptick, you’d best disabuse yourself of that thought... Read more

Legendary Music Producer 'Bunny Striker' Lee Has Died

Edward ‘Bunny Striker’ Lee Sr, numbered among Jamaica’s most prolific and influential producers, passed away on Tuesday afternoon in hospital in Jamaica...Read more

Johnny Nash, reggae singer best known for I Can See Clearly Now, dies aged 80

Johnny Nash, a singer-songwriter and performer of the million-selling anthem I Can See Clearly Now, has died at the age of 80....Read more

Joe Higgs, the unsung reggae pioneer who schooled Bob Marley, others

Joe Higgs is a name still uncommon to many reggae fans today despite his vast contributions during a musical career of over three decades... Read More

What A Bam Bam - Romae Gordon Reflects On Reggae Great Toots Hibbert

On the day we learned of Toots Hibbert’s death, I got into an impassioned discussion with my mom about Bam Bam...Read more 

Vinyl Sales Surpass CD Sales for the First Time in 34 Years

It’s been a long time coming, but now it’s officially official: vinyl sales have surpassed CD sales in the US...Read more

Razzle-Dazzle At Aquarius Record Store In Kingston

Long before there was Spotify and iTunes, youngsters in Kingston got their new music right in the middle of Half-Way Tree, outside a record store called Aquarius...Read More 

Millie Small: My Boy Lollipop singer dies aged 73

Jamaican singer Millie Small has died at the age of 73 after suffering a stroke....Read More

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