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  1. Daddy Yankee

    Posted Jul 15th 2007, 12:00am by David Momphard

    ... David Momphard Daddy Yankee Cartel: The Big Boss (El Cartel) Ramon Ayala spent the bigger part of a decade spreading the reggaeton sound far from its Caribbean home before becoming something of a household name with his 2004 crossover hit Gasolina. Since ...

  2. Sizzla

    Posted Jul 15th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... Andrew Dembina Sizzla I-Space (Greensleeves) If anyone partial to a bit of reggae thinks its dancehall splinter is all hard-edged electro reggae with rapid-fire toasting (spoken-word ... is one of the few who relishes harmony. Unlike old-fashioned reggae vocalists, dance-hallists are hands-on in production, often spinning discs and twiddling knobs while singing live on the mic. ...

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    Late reggae icon Peter Tosh receives Jamaica honour

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 07:30pm by Associated Press in Kingston

    ... Associated Press in Kingston Twenty-five years after his murder, Jamaica’s government on Monday honoured the contributions of firebrand reggae musician and songwriter Peter Tosh, one ... core of the group with Bob Marley and Bunny “Wailer” Livingston. Hard-hitting solo albums like “Equal Rights” and his work with the Wailers helped make homegrown reggae music known ...

  4. Nightmares on Wax

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Scott Murphy

    ... into the eerie early morning, when there's nothing left but fag ends in the bottom of a champagne glass and a nameless reggae tune on the corner stereo. Overall, this release works better ... 'heyyyy' refrain, is the standout. Elsewhere, various shades of reggae dominate, whether it's the straight-ahead ska of 195lbs or the skittish rhythms on Still? Yes? Jazz-funk has its place ...

  5. Reggae royalty Chin in a groove

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... back to 1979, when his family left Kingston, Jamaica, for New York, but his love for reggae stretches back to his childhood in the Caribbean country in the 1950s. Chin's father, Vincent ... 55, will visit China for the first time; he's planning stops in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai to play a musical history of 70s reggae and its precursors. 'I'll be playing ...

  6. Reggae rapper Kardinal Offishall to play at Club M1NT

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... as a concert venue. The Hollywood Road bar has told us it will feature a live performance from reggae rapper Kardinal Offishall tomorrow. That might not mean anything to the Luxury Week crowd, but fans of dancehall-flavoured reggae and hip hop should be down with the Toronto artist. His biggest hit was 2007's Dangerous, a duet with soul singer Akon. The rapper will be taking the stage at M1NT after 10pm ...

  7. Actor Kubozuka gets his reggae shoes on

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that it was related to religion. While in Hong Kong Kubozuka (left) avoided questions about the accident, but he was happy to talk about his music and his love for reggae. 'It has a great vibe and gives me the energy to do things,' he said, adding that he started listening to reggae partly because of his wife, Non, a former reggae dancer. The couple have a five-year-old son. But having ...

  8. Thrash-metal and pop-reggae outfits make final cut for Battle of the Bands China

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... of a surprise, a quartet called O.T.O. (right), consisting of a Macanese mum, her daughter and son and an unrelated bassist jamming pop-reggae, took the Macau crown. These two bands will join champions ...

  9. White boy takes on reggae challenge

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... By Miranda Yeung Bobby Kray is certainly raising eyebrows in the music world. The 27-year-old up-and-coming reggae star was a school bus driver, an agriculture student and a worker on a remote farm in northern England. He was recently discovered in London when he burst into song at the famous record shop where he was working. Kray then created a stir on the reggae scene when he ...

  10. Teen reggae sensation from Florida is still just a homeboy at heart

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen and Fiona Ng. Jamaican-American reggae singer Sean Kingston is in town for a jam tonight at Club M1NT. The music sensation's Stand By Me-inspired catchy single Beautiful Girls was unavoidable on radio and in clubs and bars last year, and Kingston has been circling the globe promoting it. Hong Kong finally showed ...




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