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Hagley Gap and the Floods

Jamaica was hit by an enormous amount of rain last week – 12 inches of rain in 36 hours, according […]

Jah Kettle at the Ottawa Reggae Festival

This was an impromptu performance by Kettle at the Ottawa Reggae Festival 2010 in Le Breton Flats, arguably the best […]

Reasoning with Sean Paul

[This was first published for in October of 2002, right on the cusp of his mainstream popularity.] Who would […]

CD Review: Gappy Ranks, Put the Stereo On

Gappy Ranks, Put the Stereo On [VP Records, 2010] Standing out most in Ranks’ debut album is an original blend […]

The Value of Host Families in the Gap

Woke up this morning to the peaceful sounds of life in Hagley Gap, Jamaica: Children running around playing with odds […]

Virgin Islands’ Rapper Benny D Releases Mixtape

Virgin Islands native Benny Demus, infamous for being the kilt-wearing, fire-breathing, mohawk-sporting selector for Akon and Rock City, recently dropped […]

Reasoning with Ce’Cile

The reggae diva Ce’Cile has always held some interest to me, not only for her multifaceted talent but what I […]