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Rebel Salute 2015 Takes It Higher

Rebel Salute 2015 Takes It Higher

Roots Reggae stars shine at the 22nd staging of Rebel Salute

Dressed in a sky blue suit, Tony Rebel took the stage at Grizzly’s Plantation Cove in the parish of St. Ann on Jamaica’s north coast. “Love you like a fresh vegetable,” he sang on 16th January 2015, the first night of Rebel Salute. “Tell me if you love Tony Rebel”. Although it’s been almost a quarter century since that song was released, the answer was still clear. Yes, the crowd loved the veteran dancehall entertainer who is also the promoter of the annual show that started 22 years ago as a simple birthday party and has turned into one of the most successful music festivals in Jamaica. Read More After The Jump…. Read more »

50 Tips Everyone Should Know For Carnival

50 Tips Everyone Should Know For Carnival

Tips To Make Sure You Have A Safe And Enjoyable Carnival Experience

It’s less than one week to the greatest show on Earth, Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2014. Veteran masqueraders are already descending upon the twin island republic this week along with a slew of Carnival virgins who really don’t know what they’re in for. The good folks over at Lazymas.com compiled a solid list for the first timers and a few pointers for the more seasoned.  Everything from what to wear, what to eat and even how to party is all covered in these helpful tips. Check Them Out After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: Mavado “Grades And Hennessy”

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We already dropped the soon to be street anthem “Rise Up” earlier today, now we take it down a notch with “Grades And Hennessey.” Like most men we don’t need much, as Mavado states some high grade and some Henny and a pretty girl is all he really needs for the summer. Take A Listen After The Jump… Read more »

Bad Brains Fire Burn Babylon Hardcore Hot Sauce

Bad Brains Fire Burn Babylon Hardcore Hot Sauce

D.C.’s Punky Reggae Pioneers Turn Up The Heat Again

As if their triumphant return to the music scene isn’t enough, Bad Brains members Dr. Know & Darryl Jenifer have gotten into the pepper sauce trade. The trailblazing punk band’s website now sells bottles of a tongue-blazing concoction called “Fire Burn Babylon Hardcore Hot Sauce.” Bad Brains’ love of reggae music is no secret. The dreadlocked D.C. punk quartet’s self-titled 1982 debut album interspersed blistering hard core tracks with lilting dubbed-out riddims like “I Love I Jah.” The first single from their latest album, “Into The Future,” has been issued on red, green, and gold limited edition vinyl (click through photos above). But this “small-batch scotch-bonnet-pepper-based sauce” is their first foray into West Indian cuisine.  “Fire Babylon is a perfect blend of heat and sweet, with the “Secret 77″ recipe,” adds Darryl, the bassist. “Dr. Know and I have returned to Hot Sauce Heaven with this roots, rock, rubba dub style hot sauce.” So why not check out their new sounds while you decide if you can take the heat? Audio After The Jump… Read more »