Reggae Reimagined: Jamaican Artists Confront the Global Shift in Their Signature Sound

In the ever-evolving tapestry of global music, a significant shift is underway in the reggae landscape. Jamaican reggae, once the unchallenged champion of the genre, now finds itself in a curious predicament, grappling with the growing influence of international bands that have embraced and redefined this quintessentially Jamaican music style. Ian Lewis, a member of […]

Beenie Man’s Iconic Track “Who Am I” Achieves Gold Status in the U.S

Jamaican Dancehall legend Beenie Man has reached a monumental milestone in his career. His hit song “Who Am I”, commonly recognized by its chorus “Sim Simma”, has been certified Gold in the United States. This achievement comes over two decades after its initial release in 1997, as confirmed by the Recording Industry Association of America […]

Dancehall Icon Ninjaman Advocates for Prison Reform in Poignant Letter to Jamaican Leadership

Renowned dancehall artist Ninjaman, currently serving a 25-year to life sentence for a 2009 murder, has issued a powerful open letter to Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness, Opposition Leader Mark Golding, and National Security Minister Horace Chang. The letter, a critique of the current state of Jamaica’s prison system, underscores the need for effective rehabilitation […]