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New Guardian playlist: KARTEL, CAPLETON & PROTOJE

The Guardian has put out its latest reggae, dancehall and soca playlist featuring new tracks from the likes of Jamaican artists VYBZ KARTEL, CAPLETON and PROTOJE.


1Xtra celebrates Jamaica 50 with Tuff Gong Studios film

BBC 1Xtra dancehall DJ ROBBO RANX has celebrated Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence from the UK with a free-to-view documentary on the legendary Tuff Gong Studios in Kingston.


RICHIE BLOOD drops ReggaeChapter podcast: Hot Jamaican riddims + rising UK dancehall talent

The new podcast for April is now available and features the latest dancehall and reggae music coming out of Jamaica and the UK. 

Listen to the show on Mixcloud or download it here.


One Love Peace Festival line-up revealed: BUNNY WAILER, BARRINGTON LEVY, CAPLETON & DIDDY

The line-up for London’s One Love Peace Festival can now be revealed, featuring top reggae artists BUNNY WAILER, BARRINGTON LEVY and CAPLETON, among many others.

Other highlights of this year's festival include performances from LUCIANOKHAGOI-OCTANE, STYLO G and DIDDY


Dancehall stars turn out for CAPLETON show

Jamaican dancehall artists I-OCTANE, KHAGO and TEFLON all put their differences aside to perform onstage together at CAPLETON’s annual “St. Mary Mi Come From” show.

According to the Jamaica Observer CAPLETON invited the three to join him onstage after 3am (on 6 August) at the Grays Inn Sport Complex in Annotto Bay.


CAPLETON performs in Canada amid protests

Reggae artist CAPLETON has performed live in Brampton, Ontario, despite protest from gay rights groups.

CAPLETON’s manager Claudette Kemp has since told the Jamaica Observer he has such a wide range of material, that there was no need to “re-hash songs of the past” which may now be considered offensive.


STEPHEN MARLEY reveals European tour dates

Jamaican-American musician STEPHEN MARLEY has announced a string of European tour dates in support of his latest studio album.

The “Revelation” gaunt starts on 4 August in France, and will see him perform at festivals in Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Spain and Poland, winding up in Holland on 20 August.