The artist formerly known as Tity Boi (AKA 2 Chainz) was "riding round [and] gettin' it" with six of his homies last night on his way to a homecoming show at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore when state police pulled the rapper over on a routine traffic stop.
Unfortunately for Mr. Chainz, t ... More >>
We gonna be jammin' all night.
On March 2, the Nine Mile Music Festival (formerly known on the streets as Marley Fest) will be returning to the sun-soaked sands of Virginia Key Beach Park for its second straight year.
Expect Jah, lots of Rastas, some blessed herb, irie vibes, and serious dreads - ... More >>
You know why non-EDM fans don't take DJing seriously as an art form? It's because celebrities keep ruining everything.
When shit went digital in the mid 2000s, it was the coolest thing to happen since Grandmaster Flash figured how to scratch. And consequently, DJing became more popular, experimenta ... More >>
Third World and Inner Circle share more than a few things in common: names of exactly equal length (two words, 11 letters); status as two of Jamaican reggae's longest-running and best-known bands; Florida addresses.
What's more, at one time, they were essentially the same group. Third World foun ... More >>
Meet Stephen Marley and the Movement at Nine Mile.Get dreaded. Grow some ganja. Climb that mountain.
For the 19th consecutive year, the Bob Marley Movement of Jah People will meet in Miami to shake its mane, spark a spliff, and celebrate the immortal legacy of its late leader by jamming right, ... More >>
Pit and Gloria go "gleek."The corridors of William McKinley High are a long fucking way from Calle Ocho, chico.
But today, Entertainment Weekly reported that Pitbull is "being courted" by the producers of Fox's Glee to play the older brother of Santana (Naya Rivera), a newly out and proud lesbi ... More >>
See the Irie Weekend 2011 schedule of events.
There's no question -- Miami loves its sports teams and its DJs. So, no wonder official Miami Heat deckmaster DJ Irie has taken over the 305.
You know it's summer once those jam-packed charity events come into play -- the seventh annual Irie Weekend ... More >>
iLA MawanaPurdy Lounge, Miami BeachThursday, May 20, 2010Better Than: Another predictable round of classics with The Wailers. Yea, I said it. The Review: A city drenched in dubstep could always use a breather. Thursday night, Lance O. and the kids from Kulcha Shok welcomed Boston-based reggae oct ... More >>
Puerto Rico is known for a lot of things--salsa, rum, mofongo and a perhaps a slightly overblown pride in their flag (c'mon people, on the back of the car, hanging from the rearview and on your hat, all at once?) chief among them. Perhaps a little less, reggae. Of course, that's only the case if ... More >>
via The MirrorWant to own a picture of Marilyn Monroe's chest in a way you've never seen it before? Luckily for you, an image of the iconic star's famous breasts will be up for auction this June, and it's not X-rated. It's x-rayed.The x-ray images were believed to be taken at the Cedars of Lebano ... More >>
It can be difficult to keep track of all the musical offspring of
super-fertile reggae king Bob Marley.
Ziggy, Stephen, Julian, and Damian have each carved out their unique
notches in their reggae family tree. Julian, elder only to Damian,
creates music true to the traditional roots reggae legac ... More >>
Chef Kurtis D. JantzFor every incredibly boring interview we get in (be thankful we spare you from those), at least one comes in chock-full of so much creative stuff that we find it near impossible to cull. So consider the extra five answers from Chef Kurtis D. Jantz (below) a New Year's giftie. ... More >>
WikicommonsBeginning tonight and lasting until Sunday night, the Bank of America Tower (formerly the CenTrust Building), will be lit up black, gold and green to commemorate the 47th anniversary of Jamaica's independence and in celebration of the cultural contributions to South Florida as a result ... More >>
You wouldn't think the American Civil War and reggae music would be closely associated. Nothing's less Rasta than people warring over states rights and abolition, but John Brown's Body begs to differ, at least when it comes to their name. Originally a marching song for the Union, John Brown's Body i ... More >>
via myspace.com/soulflower777Soulflower, the evening's hostessOfficial Listening Party for Soulflower's Electric Mothership Saturday, May 30, 2009 The Tikki Beach Boat, Miami BeachBetter Than: Whatever was going on across the street at the Eden Roc.The Review:It's officially summer, as Miami's sc ... More >>
Julian MarleyAwake (Ghetto Youths International)It's been six years since Julian Marley's last full-length. Awake, his third major release, comes to us at the height of spiritual and political alertness. The first African American president is in power, and our ever-growing global village is becomin ... More >>