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Lee Scratch Perry

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Dies At Age 85

by Paul Cashmere

Jamaican producer and DJ Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry has died at the age of 85. His cause of death is yet to be announced.

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Jimmy Cliff photo by Ros O'Gorman

Reggae Icon Jimmy Cliff Debuts ‘Human Touch’

by Paul Cashmere

77-year old Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff has a new song ‘Human Touch’.

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Sly and Robbie

Reggae Legends Sly & Robbie Have A Stack Of New Music

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

Legendary reggae producers and musicians Sly & Robbie will release a brand new album ‘Red Hills Road’ on 21 May.

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shaggy

Shaggy Speaks of Bunny Wailer Legacy

by Music-News.com

Shaggy has declared the passing of the legendary singer – who passed away in hospital on Tuesday (02.03.21), aged 73, after suffering a stroke in 2020 – as “one of the lowest moments in the history of our culture”.

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Toots Hibbert

New Toots & The Maytals Video Features Final Session Footage of Toots Hibbert

by Paul Cashmere

A new Toots & The Maytals video for ‘To You’ features footage the final footage of Toots Hibbert in the studio prior to his death from Covid 19 on September 11, 2020.

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Frederick 'Toots' Hibbert

Rolling Stones Honour Toots Hibbert

by Paul Cashmere

Rolling Stones stars Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, and Keith Richards have paid tribute to the late Toots Hibbert, following his death aged 77.

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Frederick 'Toots' Hibbert

Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals Dies At Age 77

by Paul Cashmere

Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals has died at aged 77. No cause of death has been given.

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Frederick 'Toots' Hibbert

Toots Hibbert of Toots & The Maytals Rushed To Intensive Care

by Music-News.com

Toots and the Maytals singer Toots Hibbert has been hospitalised in an intensive care unit with suspected COVID-19.

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Bob Marley, Noise11, Photo

Bob Marley Family Reimagines ‘One Love’

by Music-News.com

Re-recording of iconic anthem will support UNICEF’s Reimagine campaign, a global fundraising appeal to respond, recover and reimagine a post-COVID-19 world fit for children.

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Millie Small

60’s Pop Star Millie Dies At Age 73

by Paul Cashmere

60s pop star Millie Small has died at age 73 from a stroke.

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Bob Marley, Noise11, Photo

Bob Marley London Home Commemorated With Plaque

by Music-News.com

The London house Bob Marley lived in while recording his groundbreaking album Exodus has been commemorated with an English Heritage blue plaque.

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Bob Marley, Noise11, Photo

Lost Bob Marley tapes are being auctioned

by Music-News.com

A cache of long-lost Bob Marley live recordings which lay in a damp basement for 40 years is to be auctioned after being restored.

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Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sting and Shaggy Have A New Song Together

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

One of the bigger surprises that has been announced this year is the collaboration between Sting and the late-90, early-2000’s reggae inspired hitmaker Shaggy.

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Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sting and Shaggy Team Up From Some Summery Caribbean Sounds

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Sting and Shaggy are a team. They will release a song together titled ‘Don’t Make Me Wait’.

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Grace Jones photo by Damien Loverso, music news, noise11.com

Grace Jones Talks About Sexual Abuse On Her First Film

by Paul Cashmere

Singer and actor Grace Jones says that the producer of her first movie attempted to sexually abuse her.

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Bob Marley Exodus

Bob Marley Exodus Expanded

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Get ready for a LOT of Exodus from Bob Marley and the Wailers.

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eddy-grant

Eddy Grant Interviewed For Music-News.com

by Music-News.com

Eddy Grant’s forthcoming album ‘Plaisance’ will be out in 2017.

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Bob Marley Live

Bob Marley ‘Live’ Expanded To 3 Disc Vinyl

by Paul Cashmere

On December 5, 1975, the classic Bob Marley & the Wailers album Live! was released featuring the best-known version of their song No Woman, No Cry.

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ARIA Singles: Omi Cheerleader Stays On Top

by Gavin Ryan

Jamaican artist Omi holds for a third straight week atop the ARIA Singles chart with his remixed version of “Cheerleader”.

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The Original Wailers

The Wailers To Perform Greatest Hits Concerts In The UK

by Music-News.com

Legendary reggae artists, The Wailers, once again invade the U.K in September and October 2013, bringing with them their highly celebrated and anticipated Legend tour, in which the band will perform the iconic album live on stage in its entirety.

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Jimmy Cliff

Jimmy Cliff To Tour US In September

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Jimmy Cliff will be on the road this September with his Many Rivers Crossed Tour.

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Frederick 'Toots' Hibbert

Toots And The Maytals Dates Cancelled Due To Head Injury From Thrown Bottle

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Apparently the injury sustained by Frederick “Toots” Hibbert, leader of Toots and the Maytals, on May 19 was much more serious than originally thought.

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Frederick 'Toots' Hibbert

Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert Injured By Thrown Bottle During Gig

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Frederick “Toots” Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals was injured when a 19-year-old concert-goer hit him with a thrown bottle.

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Bob Marley Kaya

35th Anniversary Of Bob Marley’s Kaya Released

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It was 35 years ago that Bob Marley and the Wailers released their album Kaya and Island/Tuff Gong will celebrate on April 22 with a deluxe two-CD set.

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Snoop Dogg image by Ros O'Gorman noise11.com photos

Watch: Snoop Dogg’s Jamaican Documentary Trailer

by Andrew Tijs

Snoop Dogg’s reinvention as reggae artist and Rastafari Snoop Lion is tracked in a new documentary titled Reincarnation.

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The Orb - The Orbserver In The Star House

The Orb Team Up With Lee Scratch Perry

by Andrew Tijs

UK ambient techno heroes The Orb collaborate with dub pioneer Lee Scratch Perry on a new album.

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Vybz Kartel

Jamaican Dancehall Star Vybz Kartel Charged With Murder

by Andrew Tijs

Controversial dancehall star Vybz Kartel has been charged with murder in Jamaica.

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