Damian Marley wins Grammy

An absent Damian Marley was named winner in the Best Reggae Album category of the 60th annual Grammy Awards. He won for his fourth solo studio album Stony Hill which was released on the Republic Records label. The announcement was made during the pre-telecast at the Madison Square Garden in New York City. Marley had…

Anti-apartheid jazz hero Hugh Masekela dies after long battle with prostate cancer

South African trumpeter and jazz musician Hugh Ramopolo Masekela, who had a Number One hit with his version of "Grazing In the Grass," died Tuesday in Johannesburg after a battle with prostate cancer. He was 78. Apartheid Rock Despite a United Nations boycott, American musicians from Frank Sinatra to Tina Turner still play South Africa…

Have You Tried… Riley’s? LUR Review

Riley’s Services: Tropical Food Specialists Location: Unit 5, Luton Indoor Market, Lu1 2TA Opening Times: Mon – Sat 9am-5pm Owners Heritage: Jamaican Contact: 01582 453243/07841 999370   New Year, New you? If you have made resolutions or promises to yourself this year, around the notion of a healthier eating, a cleaner diet or perhaps even…

Another Racist publicity stunt?

Another Racist Publicity Stunt? Many are questioning the motives behind a popular clothing brand’s choice of images. A Swedish clothing brand have come under fire from millions of angered consumers via the internet, after the company featured a new clothing line with black child modelling a hoodie with the words “Coolest Monkey In The Jungle”…

Winfrey new favourite to replace Donald Trump as US President

FOLLOWING HER empowering speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday (Jan 7), Oprah Winfrey is now the current favourite to replace Donald Trump as US President at the end of his first term in 2020. The billionaire former chat show host, was lauded after giving a rousing and inspiring speech at Sunday night’s Golden Globes…
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