Topic Tag: Reggae


What’s Fun & Fresh in the Caribbean This Month (Mar/Apr 2003)

On the Shelf Steeling beauty Renegades: The History of the Renegades Steel Orchestra of Trinidad and Tobago Kim Johnson; Helene Bellour...

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Culture, Festivals and Events

What’s Fun & Fresh in the Caribbean this Month

Another life Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy Carlos Eire (Free Press, ISBN 0-7432-1965-1) Growing up in a wealthy...

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Travel, Leisure, History

The Connoisseur’s Caribbean

Every true wine lover hopes to someday tour France’s Bordeaux region, or California’s Napa Valley. Opera mavens head to Milan for...

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Music, Culture, Arts

Crossover Rhythms

Sean Paul and Busta Rhymes. Wycliffe Jean and Beres Hammond. Alison Hinds and Elephant Man. No Doubt and Bounty Killer. No Doubt and Lady...

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Culture, Music, Arts, United Kingdom

Linton Kwesi Johnson: Revalueshanary voice

For 30 years Linton Kwesi Johnson has been Britain’s leading dub poet, though he prefers to call his verse “reggae poetry”. James...

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Culture, People

Movers & shakers (September/October 2003)

Banking on success Omari Banks’s arrival on the international cricket scene during Australia’s recent tour of the West Indies was...

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Culture, People, Jamaica

Tommy Cowan: backstage king

The first time I met Tommy Cowan, I ended up in one of the Caribbean’s most notorious prisons. The year was 1976. I was in the middle of...

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Culture, Music, People, Arts

Wake the world: hip-hop’s Caribbean roots

I happened recently to catch some recorded footage of hip-hop megastar Eminem making an acceptance speech — or, to be more precise,...

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