By Chris Kornelis At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star, and the father of at least 11 children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the founder ... More >>
Q. You have some prime beachfront property and some NFL greats as pals -- plus you're into reggae music. What do you do? A. You host a reggae beach bowl and invite everyone you know. That's what the Sole on the Ocean hotel and Ralph Pagano's Alba Seaside Italian restaurant is doing tomorrow, Apri ... More >>
Bunny Hop. Photo by Lizzie Easton.Bayside Rocks Festival Featuring Toots and the Maytals, Steel Pulse, Bunny Wailer, Marcia Griffiths, Cultura Profética, Midnite, and many others Bayside Park Ampitheater Saturday, November 20, 2010 Better than: An overpriced reggae cruise heading to Montego B ... More >>
Photo by Cecile MaurelSteel Pulse founder David Hinds.In the run-up to massive reggae fest Bayside Rocks, Crossfade's already spoken with Frederick "Toots" Hibbert about the birth of reggae. We've also convened with Puerto Rican crew Cultura Profética. (Not to mention, we've spent the week revis ... More >>
Our guide to the 15th annual Caribbean Festival.
The Skatalites: Many Rivers to Cross. More Jamaican Artists that you can shake a stick at. Bergeron Rodeo Grounds October 20, 2007 Better Than: Watching the Miami Dolphins lose to the New England Patriots in the 'Manhandle South of the Panhandle.' Jamaica as a nation has an incredibly rich musica ... More >>
How one little record shop climbed to the top of the reggae world