Posts tagged "Cherine Anderson"

Boomshots Cosign: Why Beres Hammond Should Win Best Reggae Album Grammy And Why He Probably Won’t

Boomshots Cosign: Why Beres Hammond Should Win Best Reggae Album Grammy And Why He Probably Won't

The soulful voice of Beres Hammond, the “Otis Redding of Reggae,” has captured our full attention since his 1976 Willie Lindo produced debut “Soul Reggae.” Now, with his 26th studio album, One Love, One Life (VP records), nominated for a “Best Reggae Album” Grammy (the second nomination of his remarkable career), Beres provides the ultimate love experience with 20 skillfully crafted songs for music lovers to enjoy. Taking the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Top 10 Reggae Albums chart, and being noted by Rolling Stone as “one of the best albums of a four-decade-long career,” Beres’ latest album proves this artist continues to hone his craft, getting better with time. However will this album receive the Grammy it so richly deserves during today’s ceremony in Los Angeles? Beres faces some tough competition this year. However the final decision rests in the hands of the Grammy Voting Committee and as a member of this Committee, the Recording Academy and expert in music, Rob Kenner breaks down how the process works in Complex Magazine’s “Hate Me Now: What Its Like To Be A Grammy Voter.” In this article he bravely reveals the secrets that make it less likely that such a strong album will  be selected. Story Continues After The Jump…

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A Politics Time Playlist

Election Or Not, We Don’t Have To Fire Shot

Today Jamaica will go to the polls for the first general election since the siege of Tivoli Gardens and the Dudus extradition raised troubling questions about who really runs things. But if you listen to reggae music, you already know… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Cherine Anderson “Talk If Yuh Talking”

Based On A True Story?!?! Wow.

The production values are tight. The performance is flawless. But for me it’s the little things that make this video so wicked. Like the keys on her earrings (“this house I’m not leaving”). And the opening line bout how the whole thing is based on a true story. Somehow I could tell by the way she sings it. Well you know what they say, revenge is a dish best served cold. I dig Jazmin Sullivan and everything, but all I’m saying is don’t sleep on Cherine.

HEAR THIS: Cherine Anderson “Talk If Yuh Talking”

Some singers have a voice; Cherine Anderson has a cannon. And pity the fool who ends up in her crosshairs. Like the poor sap who inspired her new tune, “Talk If Yuh Talking.” My condolences, dude. Read more »