80% of songwriters earn less than Â£200pa from streaming
Budde Music France awarded Music Publisher of the Year
Infectious debut from Blizzy Boogz with "On My Wave"
Busy Signal showering us with "Blessings" from Dec 4th
R.I.P. Bunny "Striker" Lee, great Jamaican reggae producer
Vybz Kartel releases choice of top tracks, the Kartel 100
Two songs from Squash used in BBC1 doc "Defending Digga D"
Nesbeth releases punchy brand new video for "Blood Letter"
Sparky Rugged being nominated as Best UK Act for CAMA 2021
Global music collections fall $3 billion in 2020 says CISAC
Johnny Nash, Eddie van Halen, Bunny Lee, Feluke RIP
Ras Demo releases LP "The Frequency" - order by Oct 31
Teenage Cancer Trust RAH gigs from 11 megastars, Oct 8-18
Petition to give musicians proper reward for live streaming
LongLiveSaleem releases "Pray For Me" on InBlaq Records
How you can help Feluke to recover from cancer
Public Campaign for the Arts sets out vital 10 next steps
Hardwicke Circus livestreaming show on Tues 28 July at 8pm
2020 Jamaica Festival Song Competition winner to be chosen
Dancehall hits for Vybz on new LP "Of Dons and Divas"
Music that is motivating or inspiring is best for crisis times
Rick Cassman song on Crawdaddy album project to help NHS
Hard-hitting new song and video from Vybz Kartel "About Us"
Jubba White and I-Taweh help celebrate Freedom on Juneteenth
Support the Soho Summer Street Festival says Sanctum Soho
Copyright claims are ruining livestreams for everyone
Sean Paul rocks the UK at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend
Beenie Man vs. Bounty Killer in sensational showdown
PPL synthesises advice on coronavirus help for musicians
Nesbeth gets "Real" on deceptively mellow new release
Bramma smashes no. 1 spot on reggae chart with "Big Chune"
Mark Wonder releases fine "Remz of the Dragon Slayer" LP
PRS for Music launches membership Emergency Relief Fund
How to balance earning a long-term living with getting a gig
Junior Timba and friend murdered in St Mary, Jamaica
Tragic death of music man Dean McKellar in drive-by shooting
Composer and musician Michel Duvoisin dies suddenly in Rye
How pop music will react to coronavirus - New York Times podcast
The Boss puts up 2009 Hyde Park show to respond to COVID-19
Jamaica may be locked down for up to 5 months by coronavirus
The facts about coronavirus summarised on 19 March
MCPS and PRS for Music continuing with remote working
Irish priest Richard Hendrick's heartfelt poem "Lockdown"
Richie Innocent nominated for 2020 IRAWMA Award
Terry Reid confirmed for Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea
Phil Spalding backs the Who in sold-out Kingston Feb shows
JRM's Clare Ram features in prizewinning Barclaycard film
ClicknClear founder Chantel Epp scoops 2019 Aviva award
Mikey General toasts 40 years in music with "Pay The Man"
Frankie Music host galaxy of stars at Essence in Kingston
Koffee wins Grammy helped by Vin Gordon and Frankie Campbell
Annual Reggae Month details for February 2020 announced
Hardwicke Circus rock the Magic Garden on Sat 25 Jan
Micah Shemaiah tunes into
All hail Rebel Salute in St. Ann, Jamaica on 17th and !8th Jan
Aysha Loren to sparkle in Valentine's Day Hideaway special
Advance word hot on Andrea Black's "Harvest Gold"
Rastafari RootzFest lifting Negril, Jamaica from Dec 20-22
Anthony Records produces "Real Tears" for Charly Black
Britain's Got Reggae 2020 seeks original talent in UK shows
Var's latest single gives succour to the "Poor and Needy"
Blak Ryno leads charge on Burna Boy's Grammy nominated LP
Alex Lipinski on sparkling form at The Betsey Trotwood on 26 Nov
Six songs by Sly & Robbie and Lee Perry on Grammy album
Koffee's Grammy EP track by Vin Gordon and Frankie Campbell
Lukie D wows sold-out Brixton Academy in late night show
Micah Shemaiah & the Dreadites announce European tour
Sly & Robbie combine with Lenky Marsden on Project 1966
Vybz's "First Time" on Krept and Konan's "Revenge is Sweet"
Portraits album "For Our Times" unveiled at sold-out gigs
Flipping Youth in bid to fund East Kingston Youth Centre
Hot band Hardwicke Circus slated to play SXSW in March 2020
Single and LP "Survival" from Ginjah and Young Veterans Music
Jungle star Demolition Man releases career summary to date
"Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica! (Reloaded)" sail again
Bramma prepares to ramp up presence in Jamaica
Protoje and Notnice soaring high in Billboard reggae LP charts
Classic Terry Reid tracks feature in Zombie's "3 from Hell"
DJ Frass's "Double Murda Riddim" EP storms reggae charts
Portraits launch new album "For Our Times" on 27 Sept
Derajah stars in smoking new reggae movie "Inna De Yard"
Zoe Rahman headlines at Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho
Gage, Jah Vinci feature on NotNice chart hit "Kyng Midas"
MaHr, Macka, Fyah, King all combine to shine at One Love
Protoje starring on the Festival summer circuit
Dubtronic Kru earns plaudits for Aaron Nigel Smith LP
Micah, Linval, Emeterians and ZJ Liquid at Benicassim
Solo Banton and Alicai Harley set to rock Boomtown
Big Youth, L.U.S.T. among headliners at Reggae Jam
Protoje, Koffee among Summerjam headliners from July 5-7
Bucket & Co playing Half Moon Putney on Thurs 4 July
Hardwicke Circus support Bob Dylan & Neil Young in Hyde Park
Portraits lead host of JRM acts at sunny Glastonbury
Melanin Smith joins Windrush Talent Showcase in Watford on 22 June
Peckings hosts BassCultureUK reggae exhibition in London
Young Veterans Music releases "Ready To Wuk" featuring TG
Linval Thompson announces string of summer festival dates
Sheba the Diva orders you to listen to "Dominatrix"
Tracklib brings sampling to a new hassle-free level
A host of singles presages debut album from BrammaGGod
Vote for your favourite artists in 37th annual IRAWMA list
Micah Shemaiah finds and unveils "Forgotten Scrolls"
Chimney Records and RD Studios documentary goes live
ABC (with Matt Backer) touring England throughout April
L.U.S.T. supporting Buju Banton's Long Walk to Freedom tour
Terry Reid embarks on April/May American tour
Sly & Robbie double headers at Ronnie Scott's on 1/2 April
Stars come out to welcome JRM's Clare to Jamaica
Macka B plays great live set on Robert Elms's show
Stylish Loretta Heywood rocks the house Two Doors Down
Torch headlines Bank Holiday Reggae Hub in Reading
Klaryti releases hot new single "You Deserve It"
Hard rocking Deputies unveil full roster of gigs for 2019
JRM rolls out Trackib, Cue Songs & ClicknClear partnerships
Jamaica hosting Reggae Month on the island in February
Nesbeth looking to grow his presence in Africa in 2019
Capleton and Notis among headliners at Rebel Salute
Pete Holdsworth celebrates Pressure Sounds' 100th release
Emeterians & Forward Ever band single feat. Clinton Fearon
Jermaine Forde on Black Uhuru's Grammy nominated album
Protoje nominated for Grammy 2019 for best reggae album
UNESCO declares reggae to be of intangible cultural heritage
JRM writers help Spice's "Captured" to No.1 on Billboard charts
2019 World Tour for Micah Shemaiah & the Dreadites
Chopstick Dubplate presents one night pop-up on Sat 3 Nov
Peter Tosh Music Festival rocks Jamaica in October
Alex Lipinski's soulful solo set at Let It Roll on 9 Oct
Deputies shoot from the hip at Rewind Festival South
Brooklyn Funk Essentials earn raves for Jazz Cafe gig
Loretta Heywood residency follows birthday bash at Westbank on 18 July
"Shake" by Horizonte feat. Mr Vegas storms French charts
Micah Shemaiah & the Dreadites begin Euro tour on 7 July
Loretta Heywood at Subterania for KPH United on Sat 14 July
Protoje discusses "A Matter of Time" with Nikki Z
RoryStoneLove adds vocals to new Beyonce/Jay Z LP
"Where Love Lives" rises again with Brooklyn Funk Essentials
Marcia Prince holding three charity donation days in July
Tim Hain manages to Lose the Blues on Mon 18 June
ZJ Dymond unleashes riveting "Black Jeans" riddim
Jubba White's Dubtronic Kru compared to Sly & Robbie
Protoje releasing new album "A Matter of Time" on 29th June
JRM signs breakthrough deal with Cue Songs
Sneakbo plugs in for Wireless on Saturday 7th July
BoomTown calls on Cutty Ranks, Macka B and Robbo Ranx
Sly & Robbie, Vin Gordon, Protoje and ZJ Liquid for Rototom
Capleton and Alkaline hit Reggae Sumfest 2018
Jahmiel, D-Major, Tommy Lee Sparta to rock 2018 Summerjam in Cologne
Micah Shemaiah & the Dreadites to star in Uppsala on 28 July
Mr Vegas to headline 51st State Festival in London on 4 Aug
Ras Demo reveals summer dates and festivals in Europe
Frenchie gives the lowdown on his methods to the Voice
Summer tour of Europe for Micah Shemaiah and Dreadites
Franklyn "Ben Up" Irving gives the lowdown on Channel One
Young Veterans "I Love You" by Qraig feat.Stina Velocette
Dutch gold for Anthony Thomas' "Mood for Lovin'"
Songwriters gain 44% mechanical royalty rise in US
Deep Jahi raises the flag at Rebel Salute
Young Veterans feat, Ginjah have "Jah By My Side"
Damian Marley scoops third Grammy for "Stony Hill"
Micah Shemaiah's new album "Roots I Vision" for Feb release
A.M.E.N. says Nesbeth to new album title
Yung Ruler bringing back the roots at Hootananny on 25 Jan
Nesbeth gives $50,000 to high school "Success Story" winners
Young Veterans feat. Opal release "I Said It Again" remix
Micah Shemaiah planning a range of new 2018 tours
Proceeds from Andrea Black/Kevin Jay song going to charities
Soothsayers top LJF bill at Rich Mix on Sat 11 Nov
Alex Lipinski launches solo abum with gigs on Nov 9 & 10
Youthsayers play free at Barbican for LJF on Sun 12 Nov
Growing airplay for "Helmets and Boots" ahead of release
Kaz Asonuma and Al Walser launch "A Reggae Alliance"
Clinark reaches no.1 on ReverbNation with "Guiltiness"
Andrea Black and Kevin Jay releasing "Helmets and Boots"
Tom Petty and 100 other musicians file lawsuit v Spotify
Inseedius teams with Anthony Thomas for "Despicable Whine"
Nesbeth shoots downhome video for "Success Story"
JRM launches new range of design support services
Black artists missing out in Billboard Reggae charts
Nesbeth serenades Bodden Town in minister's homecoming
Nesbeth rocks Jamaican prison and Ohio cities
Thriller U releases hot new single
Clinark tops ReverbNation chart with "Guiltiness"
Protoje flies in for "BLXXDCLXXT" British May tour
Micah Shemaiah presents "Bush Tea" live acoustic shows
Nesbeth releases "New Gangster", finishes European tour
Chance The Rapper spells it out on publishing rights
How Ludacris is using Distrokid, by guru Jeff Price
Sign the petition against tech giants exploiting songwriters
Loretta Heywood gigging at Westbank (29/3) and Nells (31/3)
Soothsayers playing Camden on Sun 5th March
New video from Nesbeth on the "Road to Glory"
"I'm All That and More" - Mr Vegas' hot new track
Protoje plays live in Kingston, Jamaica on Sat 11 March
I-taweh pronounces "Judgement" - new LP released
Micah Shemaiah lays down new tracks on Soundcloud
JACAP paying out more to foreigners than Jamaicans
JRM artists ride high in Billboard's top 10 reggae LPs of 2016
3rd Annual Jamrock Reggae Cruise a huge success
JRM supports two Jamaican charities in Xmas pledge
Ras Demo brings out first LP "The Calling"
Clinark scoops award for Best Reggae Song for "4:17"
Gideon Coe gives massive boost to Pressure Sounds on R6
Vin Gordon's new album "Heavenless" with the Real Rock Band
Striking new "DIAL (Devil is a Liar)" video from Nesbeth
"Smile" - a song/video from Zagga to lift your heart
Ras Demo rails at "Dutty Gov" on new single
Hat trick of awards for Nesbeth's "My Dream"
Andrea Black's "Tell Me" becomes lead song on EP
Vin Gordon & the Real Rock Band blow Hideaway on Sat Sept 24
Alpheus touring Europe in late October and early November
Amy Ram promoting skateboarding across West Bank
New single "Dutty Government" from Sid Young
Hayle and McClure massage Sean Paul's "Crick Neck"
Loretta Heywood starts the Carnival at the KPH
Emeterians embark on "The Journey"
Now "Tell Me" making impression on UK airwaves
"One Dance" now in top 10 of longest running chart toppers
JRM discusses further help for writers with Music Gateway
Andrea Black's new single gaining US radio airplay
Nesbeth brings down the house in Toronto
Drake's "One Dance" longest-running UK No 1 in digital era
RIP Lilly, our beloved Jack Russell Terrier
Clinark writes impassioned tribute to the late Muhammad Ali
Now it's Destination USA for Zagga
Micah Shemaiah swings into Europe for summer tour
Drake praises Vybz in video interview - new Vybz LP out
Zoe Rahman launches "Dreamland" at the Forge on 7 June
Terry Reid rocks Under the Bridge on Fri 3 June
Norma Jean Angel chills out with "Sunday Brunch"
Black Loganberries release tasty "Realm" EP
Turntable Dubbers help Ras Demo "Sekkle Up the Score"
Derajah releases "The Time Is Now"
Jahmiel and Dre Island named "ones to watch"
Loretta Heywood plays KPH and Trader Vic's
Soothsayers teaching the Youthsayers
Nesbeth galvanises Jamaica with his "Dream"
Vybz ignites charts with "(Black People) Fire Nation"
Vinyl sales overtake YouTube revenue in UK for 2014
"Amy" snaps up Oscar to add to Bafta and Grammy
Cutty Ranks finds "Echoes In Eternity"
Pentateuch, Dre Island, Rory Stonelove meet David Rodigan
Nesbeth inspires Jamaican political rallies with "My Dream"
Mr Vegas preaches Gospel as he rides the "Jesus Train"
Joss Stone is Billboard's Reggae Artist of 2015
Klaryti's "Round and Round" gets Backsnap remix
Capleton rocks the Jamrock Reggae Cruise boat
Heatwave fires up Vybz, Rihanna, Popcaan remixes
"The Beginning" - new album from Teflon the Young King
Drake's "Energy" with Cutty Ranks in Grammy shortlist
Macka B releases video for "Never Played a 45"
Jahmiel releases video to "Gain The World"
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JRM artistes scoop EME Awards for 2009
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Big Youth gives London bigger treat
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Bristol Reggae Showcase rocks the west
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Mr Vegas puts on "Boy Shorts"
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Pressure Sounds builds up steam
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Terry Reid's writing boosts Nash revival
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Blackout Ja hits Europe in spring and summer
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Vybz revives Clarks, lauded with award nominations
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Young Vets add love zest to M.I.A.'s hit album
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Young Veterans reprise Rahtid 2 Rahtid
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"Kingston Story" released - and out on iTunes
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Necessary Mayhem Carnival party at Big Chill
Want to start your Carnival in the right mood? Necessary Mayhem will host.. read more...
"Hold On" - new video from Tom Figgins
Tom Figgins and his great new band played a couple of fine gigs recently.. read more...
Popcaan, Adde and Vybz have hot summer tunes
Get your stereo on! Among the hot tunes at the moment in Jamaica are ".. read more...
Young Vets - summer smash LP and new site
The Young Veterans, production whizzes to the stars, have released their.. read more...
Portraits touring with songs from "Counterbalance"
The Portraits are currently touring to air the songs from their great new.. read more...
"True Singers" - Sadiki teams up with Sandra Cross
Sadiki has teamed up with Sandra Cross to release an album of superb.. read more...
Modeste launches new album at Jazz Cafe
Modeste Hugues is playing a special gig on Tuesday Sept 25th at the Jazz.. read more...
Soundcloud rolls in for Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy is bussing his way across the USA, stopping at selected.. read more...
New tour, album, video unleashed by Tenza
Tenza's new hit album, "Pon Dem Endz Again", is out now and she has been.. read more...
Ikil Oriion storms Dublin Castle on Fri 12 Oct
Neo-punk star Ikil Oriion from New Orleans bursts into London on Fri 12.. read more...
Summer hits for Vybz Kartel and Chimney Records
"Back To Life", the new single from Vybz Kartel and the "Money Box".. read more...
Soothsayers work magic on "Streets Of London"
"Streets Of London", the seminal folk song from Ralph McTell, gets a.. read more...
Amen corners top chart slot
Asante Amen's new single, "I'm Sorry", has been rising inexorably since.. read more...
Mr Vegas and Zoe Rahman on MOBO shortlist
Mr Vegas (Best Reggae Act) and Zoe Rahman (Best Jazz Act) are both.. read more...
Tom Figgins sparks up Electricity Showrooms to launch new EP
On Wed, 24 Oct Tom Figgins and his band played a superb free concert at.. read more...
Portraits new album on show soon - more live snapshots
"Counterbalance", the fab new album by the Portraits is due for release.. read more...
"Jah is the Only King" for Sadiki
Sadiki releases his new album, "Jah is the Only King" on 20 Nov on Skinny.. read more...
Street Sounds celebrates 30 vibrant years
A whole panoply of top notch artists, bands and DJs turned out at the.. read more...
Soothsayers "Human Nature" - 22 Nov show
Soothsayers play Cotton's Rhum Jungle, 70 Exmouth Market, London EC1 on.. read more...
Jack Kennedy's tour album still building
Jack Kennedy's epic journey across the USA, in which he's recording new.. read more...
Stylo G and Chip "Dash Out"
Stylo G has released his new single, "Dash Out" featuring Chip and.. read more...
Is Vybz Kartel's book the Jamaican Wikileaks?
Vybz Kartel's new book, "The Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto" has been.. read more...
Radio tunes into Backer
Matt Backer, the multi-talented singer-songwriter, has been getting.. read more...
Singing Melody up for a Grammy?
Singing Melody is in contention to be nominated for a Grammy award for.. read more...
Sadiki meets Sandra Cross - the verdict
The reviews have been pouring in from all over the world for the hit.. read more...
Top 2012 albums jackpot for Vegas
"Sweet Jamaica", the latest hit album from Mr. Vegas, has scored a triple.. read more...
Portraits new album snaps rave reviews
"Counterbalance", the album recently released by the Portraits, has been.. read more...
"Absinthe" - making your heart grow fonder
Jus Eazy Productions, the Jamaican house fuelled by highly talented.. read more...
NCouraged website and online giving supports Forward project
Naomi Cowan, daughter of Tommy and Carlene (Davies) Cowan, has launched.. read more...
Portraits finish 2012 with Fridays on their mind
The Portraits wrapped up their innovative 52 song project for 2012 by.. read more...
Matt Backer on R2 on 11 Jan - and tops US indie chart
"Let's Art" by Matt Backer features on Claudia Winkleman's BBC Radio 2 '.. read more...
Stylo G joins 3 Beat - in "Talk" with Jodie Connor
Stylo G has joined 3 Beat. The South Londoner is best known for the .. read more...
Bashment going stellar in 2013, says The Guardian
Lea-Anna, Smoodface and Stylo G are three talented artists at the.. read more...
Sadiki's No. 1 for "Jah Is The Only King"
"Jah Is The Only King", Sadiki's single taken from his new album of the.. read more...
Two nights at the Hideaway for Soothsayers
On Fri 8 Feb and Sat 9 Feb, Soothsayers brought their uplifting blend of.. read more...
CD Baby helps you turn YouTube hits into sales
CD Baby has produced "The Ultimate YouTube Guide for Musicians" which.. read more...
Matt Backer and Julian Lennon scoop 2013 New Music Award
Matt Backer and Julian Lennon have won the 2013 Top 40 New Group/Duo of.. read more...
Russian's "Wine and Kotch" tops French Chart
"Wine and Kotch", written by Tarik 'Russian' Johnston, and performed by J.. read more...
"Oh Me, Oh My" - Aaron Silk covers Garnett's song
Aaron Silk, in collaboration with Kemar 'Flava' McGregor, has produced a.. read more...
Edge Michael's "Crazy World" No. 3 in Jamaica
"Crazy World" from the wonderfully talented Edge Michael is storming its.. read more...
Award nominee Sadiki releases "Show You" video
Sadiki has released the video for "Show You", the excellent second single.. read more...
Bobby Treasure unleashes new single
The excellent new single from Bobby Treasure, "Never Stop Trying",.. read more...
Chime for Change live concert rocks Twickenham
Beyonce topped an exciting all-girl bill for the live Chime for Change.. read more...
Tenza kicks off European tour on 6 July
Tenza brings her distinct style to Europe, warming up the chilly summer.. read more...
New single "Harmony" from sons of Tosh and Marley
Ky-Mani Marley and Andrew Tosh, the sons of Bob and Peter, have got.. read more...
Adde Instrumentals creates Popcaan's "Unruly Rave"
"Unruly Rave", the new smash from Popcaan, written by Adde Instrumentals,.. read more...
Vybz releases "Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto" CD
The new CD from Vybz Kartel, "Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto" has soared to.. read more...
JRM signs Imagem Music/CP Masters in Holland
JRM has just signed new sub-publishers in the Netherlands, the thriving.. read more...
Damion Anderson scores "Aroused" hit documentary
Damion Anderson has scored the music for "Aroused", the highly successful.. read more...
Alpheus grooves into Spain and Holland for extra shows
Alpheus, the high class ska rocksteady singer, is due to play shows at.. read more...
Dawn Penn brings down the house at BET awards
Performing her smash "No, No, No", Dawn Penn wowed the crowd, including.. read more...
Major Mackerel features in "Drugs, Inc." on 18 Aug
On Sun 18 Aug at 9pm (ET) the National Geographic Channel will be showing.. read more...
Quireboys touring UK in October
After previewing their show at Judgestock on Sat 24 Aug, the Quireboys.. read more...
Sadiki directs new video for his song "Jamaica"
Multi-talented Sadiki has directed and edited the video for "Jamaica",.. read more...
Vote for Street Sounds in Soul Survivors Awards
Street Sounds have made the finals in the 2013 Soul Survivors Awards in.. read more...
Clinark wows SE19 with immaculate show
Clinark co-headlined a fundraiser at the SE19 Bar & Restaurant at 32.. read more...
Portraits hit ReverbNation Top 10
The Portraits have been recognised as one of the Top 10 acts on.. read more...
Our acts rock the Boom Town Fair
Lee "Scratch" Perry, Necessary Mayhem, Robbo Ranks and Munga Hon were.. read more...
Cutty Ranks on new Chase and Status single
"Brand New Machine", the hit album from Chase and Status, features.. read more...
GTA5 powers up with Vybz and Tommy Lee
"We Never Fear Dem" by Vybz Kartel and "Psycho" by Tommy Lee are revving.. read more...
Morgan Khan of Street Sounds tells it like it is
An interview with Morgan Khan of Street Sounds, one of the most.. read more...
Don Yute puts it out there on SoundCloud
One of our best songwriters, Don Yute, has put up an exciting body of.. read more...
Soothsayers back to rock the Hideaway
On Thurs 17 Oct and Fri 18 Oct, Soothsayers return to give two.. read more...
Robbo Ranks and Rory Stone Love groove One Love
Robbo Ranks and Rory Stone Love were among the many artists who gave the.. read more...
Steeplechase "Afterwords" jumpstarts Facebook page
The success of new CD, "Afterwords", has prompted Steeplechase to finally.. read more...
Vybz and Busta lead the "Twerk It" remix
Vybz Kartel has joined Busta Rhymes in a remix of "Twerk It", the highly.. read more...
"No More War" - new single from Clinark
Clinark released his new single, "No More War", a hard-hitting reggae.. read more...
Street Sounds wins best label award
Congratulations to Street Sounds who won Best Record Label at the Soul.. read more...
"I Wish" by Jahmiel makes a splash
Jahmiel is achieving his dreams - "I Wish", his single on Notnice Records.. read more...
Jah Vinci releases "In My Life"
Jah Vinci, the dancehall/reggae star, has released "In My Life" The.. read more...
"Bruk It Down" 2.0 unleashed from Mr Vegas
Mr Vegas has released his new CD, "Bruk It Down" 2.0 hard on the heels of.. read more...
Lynford Fatta Marshall credit on Kanye "Yeezus"
Lynford Fatta Marshall has received a prestigious co-writing credit on.. read more...
Soothsayers playing with Cornel Campbell on 22 and 24 Nov
The hugely talented Soothsayers are playing two special gigs in the UK.. read more...
Mavado helps DJ Khaled suffer from success
Mavado has pitched in to contribute to the new DJ Khaled album "Suffering.. read more...
Ras Michael keeps Vampire Weekend cool
"Keep Cool Babylon" by Ras Michael has been sampled by Vampire Weekend.. read more...
Twin videos released by Jah Vinci
Jah Vinci has put out two exciting new videos for "Mama Don't Cry" and ".. read more...
Matt Backer up for 4 IMN Awards in 2014
Matt Backer has been nominated for 4 IMN 2014 awards as favourite.. read more...
Tenza shows how to "Tek Him Back"
Tenza aka the Bosslady has just released the video for her new single ".. read more...
Aaron Silk's "Blessed Rise Empress" crowns German Reggae Jam CD
Aaron Silk has contributed "Blessed Rise Empress" to the recent Reggae.. read more...
Boxing Day in London at Winter Fresh
Agony Records hosted Winter Fresh, a special Boxing Day jamboree, with.. read more...
Chyna Whyne opens Celebrity Dutch Pot in Clapham
Ace singer-songwriter Chyna Whyne has opened a great new Caribbean.. read more...
More award nominations for Matt Backer
Matt Backer has been nominated by New Music magazineÂ in two categories.. read more...
Michael Fabulous: "Still on the Mission"
Michael Fabulous has just released his new album, "Still on the Mission",.. read more...
"Do Road Tonight" sings Red Rat on a run
Red Rat's new CD is just out - and it's turbo-charged. "Do Road.. read more...
Zenny's new EP "Crossroads" out now
Multi-talented Zenny has released her first EP, "Crossroads" which.. read more...
Soothsayers and Cornel Campbell together again
After the huge success of their live shows together last year,.. read more...
Portraits kick off national tour on Feb 8
The Portraits begin their national tour on Sat Feb 8th - and if you're.. read more...
"Bruk It Down To Reality" - Mr Vegas TV show
Mr Vegas is launching a new dancehall TV show - "Bruk It Down To Reality".. read more...
Vybz Kartel and Major Mackerel in Top 20 playlist
Both Major Mackerel and Vybz Kartel have featured heavily in the Nikki Z.. read more...
J-Capri backs new single "Reverse It"
"Reverse It", the exciting new single from J-Capri, produced by Tarek ".. read more...
Clinark: "No More War" hits No. 4
"No More War", the great impassioned single by Clinark has hit No. 4 in.. read more...
Jack Kennedy directs NightBus three-ways
"When The Night Comes", the new single from NightBus, the innovative.. read more...
Matt Backer scoops major Breakthrough Artist award
Congratulations to Matt Backer who has just been named Top 40.. read more...
"Strength of a Woman" - Tenza tours Europe in spring
Tenza a.k.a. Di Boss Lady is about to embark on a short European.. read more...
Soothsayers live at the Forge - free
Clinark's "Babylon City" makes it to semi-finals
Portraits need backing for "The Rest of Time"
Boss Lady brings new equipment to women's school
Jah Vinci rocks Ghana's celebrations
"Good Prevails" from Alpheus coming on 28 April
Soothsayers groove at the Boogaloo Bowl
Always Alert tour 2014 - Torch lights the lasting flame
Jahmiel tells it the way he finds it
Tom Figgins plays the Troubadour on 23 May
"I Love You Still" sings Tanya Asaki
Jahmiel announces "Mission" with live show
Alpheus limbers up for European tour
Collage releases "Kingston Killers"
Three of our writers send Melissa Steel "Kisses"
Alpheus on LA radio "Rudie No More"
Now The Scientist hits Reggae Central syllabus
Rory StoneLove pens new Samory I hit "Take Me"
Scorcher burns up California airwaves
"Real Fathers" feel love from Jahmiel
The Deputies rock Strawberry Hill on 20 July
Ken Parker swings back with "Amazing Grace"
Dave Colwell rocks out with "Whiskeyland"
Andrea Black's hot back catalogue jumps back
"Will And Testament" wins top Edinburgh award
Don Yute turns movie star in "Hot Steppas"
Mr Vegas brings down the house at Reggae Sumfest
Hannah, our eldest daughter, marries in Croatia
National release for "Will and Testament"
Soothsayers blow away Hideaway and find Lost City
Alpheus interviewed by David Rodigan on Radio 1Xtra
Clinark offers up "The Solution"
Cutty Ranks and Liam Monaghan praise Clare on radio
Dre Island, #Riddim Up Live boost reggae with Nov 28 shows
If U Slip U Slide - Shaggy glides into Grammys
Black and Logan pluck choice Loganberries from the Ether
Tenza di Boss Lady becomes African Empress - for a song
New signing Demolition Man set to blow the world apart
Spice and Vybz get down to it on Conjugal Visit
Mr Vegas organises and headlines charity event
Jahmiel now truly big in Japan
Portraits now in the Radio 2 frame for The Rest Of Time
Blackout Ja on European Tour in the spring
Backer backed strongly in 3 NMW categories
Vybz wins best male entertainer at 2015 Youth Views Awards
Shaggy gives the lowdown at the Grammys
Drake: If You're Reading This, It's Too Late - new LP
My Jam by Mr Vegas creates happiness all round
Stiletto Heaven from China Whyne on Fri 20 March
Tommy Lee Sparta out of hospital - ready for Sting
Dollars a Turn for DJ Savage and Beenie Man
Alleycat special for Daxx & Roxane on 26 March
Diplo waxes lyrical over Vybz Kartel
Alex Lipinski's star showcase turn at the Monarch
Robbo Ranx & Maximum Sound rock the Finery on Sat 18 April
Michael Eastwood launches new video for Mastermind PR
Alpheus releases "The Right One" video, wows Brest
Melloquence rising after years of honing his talent
It's official! Clinark goes to no.1 in UK reggae charts!
Loretta Heywood & Skip McDonald rock the Elgin on Sat 16 May
Jahmiel refuses to sell his soul to "Gain the World"
Alex Lipinski rocks up at Wood Green's Karamel Club
DJ Assassin helms top Floating Away Riddim
Loretta Heywood returns to the KPH on Thurs 23 July
Soothsayers striking sparks at the Forge on 24 July
Dancehall Rocks with Robbo Ranx at London's Jazz Cafe
DJ Debbie brings Mosi Conde to London's Southbank
Clinark hits the top 10 on ReverbNation chart
Portraits new album funded for release in September
Nesbeth brings roots rock reggae to Brixton - Aug 27
Askala Selassie releases Warrior Empress single/album
Raheem Sterling uses Vybz Kartel's Unstoppable on critics
Ras Michael awarded the Order of Distinction
Clinark meets the Jacksons in London's Hyde Park
Soothsayers return to Hideaway on Oct 2 & 3
Tabeta Cshae grooves down Memory Lane
Cherine Anderson swings into South Africa
Never Played a 45 - new reggae single from Macka B
Thriller U finds affinity "In Common"
Micah Shemaiah's "Original Dread" tour of Europe
Vybz Kartel outselling every other dancehall artist
Mr Vegas still King of the Road for Jamaica Observer