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Lauryn Hill's Daughter Covers U.K. Mag, Names Beyoncé An Inspiration

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 04.10.2017 | Black Voices

Lauryn Hill’s daughter Selah Marley is the new “girl of the moment,” according to the U.K.’s Sunday Times. The 18-year-old model has graced th...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For March 2017

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 02.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Once again dance tracks dominate the workout scene this month. To that end, you'll find remixes galore with hits from Ariana Grande, Noah Cyrus, and ...

Maidan Year Three: Welcome to Ukraine's Revolutionary Cafe

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 12.26.2016 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

A few blocks from Kyiv's bleak and imposing Stalinist-style Maidan square lies a nondescript alleyway. Passing through a gate, one arrives at Ukraine...

Bob Marley's Son Recounts The Night His Parents Were Nearly Assassinated

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.30.2016 | OWN

When Ziggy Marley, son of famed reggae legend Bob Marley, was growing up in Jamaica in the 1970s, the political climate was a tumultuous one. With a p...

Bob Marley's Son Reveals A Surprising Thing About His Father

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 08.31.2016 | Entertainment

Perhaps given his notorious drug of choice, you wouldn’t expect Bob Marley to be much of an athlete. He was legendary at table tennis, but despite t...

Take A Class On Reggae With Stephen Marley

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 08.30.2016 | Entertainment

Earlier this summer, Stephen Marley released “Revelation Part II: The Fruit of Life,” the second part of a concept project focused around reggae m...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Get Right Band's Large and in "Charge;" CT's Kalimur "Fires Away"

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.24.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It seemed fitting that the room The Get Right Band filmed their A-Sides session in - a studio at the Music Conservatory of Westchester in White Plains...

Rohan Marley - Rastapreneur

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

Rastafari is a belief that God is man and man is God. It is a belief that humans are called on to celebrate and protect life and that the spoken word,...

Snapchat's Bob Marley Filter Called Out For Being 'Digital Blackface'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.20.2016 | Technology

Ever wanted to look like Bob Marley? Snapchat is now giving you the opportunity with a new filter. But some are criticizing the feature, calling it "d...

2Pac and Africa

Dwayne Wong (Omowale) | Posted 03.31.2017 | Black Voices
Dwayne Wong (Omowale)

It is not uncommon for African Diaspora born artists to become popular in Africa. Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Louis Armstrong, and Lord Kitchener are all examples of this. Tupac was yet another example of this

The Role of the Musician and Artist in Tense Social Times By Nedelka F. Prescod

New England Conservatory | Posted 02.24.2017 | Arts
New England Conservatory

As a musician, or as an Artist, as I prefer to think of myself, I often feel there is way too much pressure on us creatives to be this undefinable super-being for the world.

Kendrick Lamar, Truth Telling, The 13th Amendment, And America's Cognitive Dissonance Towards Mass Incarceration

Dr. Kirk Anthony James | Posted 02.24.2017 | Black Voices
Dr. Kirk Anthony James

First, let me say that Kendrick Lamar's performance is indeed worth of all the superlatives, but maybe that's not the point here. Maybe America's collective refusal to see the truth of mass incarceration is the real problem!?

Why I Wrote A Book About The CIA In Jamaica

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 02.10.2017 | Home
Casey Gane-McCalla

We must learn from our mistakes and find a way to stop what happened in Jamaica from happening today. As Americans we must make sure that the CIA is not creating new gangsters, terrorists and drug dealers to serve American goals and interests.

Chris Cornell And His 11-Year-Old Daughter Perform 'Redemption Song'

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment

Chris Cornell Brings 11-Year-Old Daughter On Stage to Sing Red...When Chris Cornell brought his 11-year-old daughter up on stage, no one knew how powe...

'Rudimental in Jamaica' for We The Generation!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.27.2016 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

In 2013, they hit us with Home, which became a #1 debut album in the UK for this global-platinum selling electronic act Rudimental. Since then, we've seen them raising the desert temperature at Coachella and back-to-back statewide sold out shows.

Roger Steffens: Reggae Encyclopedist and "Family Acid" Photographer

Eric Trules | Posted 08.14.2016 | Arts
Eric Trules

Steffens' world-famous reggae archives are housed in a labyrinthine maze below the first floor of his home in Echo Park, filling the entire lower level of seven rooms from floor to ceiling.

Why is Sheet Music Still Considered Necessary for Music Education?

Robbie Gennet | Posted 08.12.2016 | Education
Robbie Gennet

What a shame that high-caliber musicians could get turned away from music schools simply because they have no desire to read notation. Most schools don't currently have a notation-free track to put them on anyway.

Top Ten Summer Jams

Annabel Acton | Posted 08.09.2016 | Entertainment
Annabel Acton

Every summer an epic "summer song" comes out to party too through all those hot, fun days and nights of freedom. And let's face it, we're at our best in summer time.

Bob Marley Raised A Really Good Question About Marijuana Prohibition

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics

Reggae superstar Bob Marley passed away 34 years ago Monday at the age of 36. On Feb. 6 of this year -- which would have been his 70th birthday -- ...

The Exceptional Touch of KCRW's Jason Bentley Shapes America's Musical Tastes

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.05.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

What do Adele, Foster The People, Hozier, Norah Jones, Arcade Fire, Lorde, Beck, Coldplay, The Black Keys and Sia all have in common?

Daily Meditation: Exodus

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.29.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Remembering Coral Gardens: Rastas Wanted Dead or Alive

Suzanne Persard | Posted 06.13.2015 | World
Suzanne Persard

In the red, green, and gold posters adorning college dorm rooms and the global image exported about Rastafarianism, a narrative of the horrific incidents of 52 years ago is lost.

Obama Visits Bob Marley Museum

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama made an unannounced stop at the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston, Jamaica, taking a brief tour of the museum late Wednesday evenin...

'Emancipate Yourself From Mental Slavery'

Edie Weinstein | Posted 05.31.2015 | Religion
Edie Weinstein

"Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds." -- Bob Marley from "Redemption Song" That powerful line from the cl...

Nick Wing

If The Criminal Justice System Treated Other Music The Way It Treats Rap | Nick Wing | Posted 04.03.2015 | Black Voices

Around the nation, police and prosecutors are using lyrics from rap songs to incriminate suspects and obtain convictions, often in the absence of trad...