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Globetrotting: Jamaica, My Memoir

There’s No Place Like Home I have a special connection to Jamaica. The birthplace of Reggae music and Blue Mountain coffee. My mother’s land. My father’s land. Their parents land. A trip to the land of good vibes is necessary at least once a year. There’s one particular visit back home that provoked a memory I…

Globetrotting: ‘Reggae Gone Country’ Negril, Jamaica

It’s an unusual fusion. Genius nonetheless but slightly peculiar. Jamaica born Reggae artists covering classic country hits. Who ever imagined one-drop island riddims’ being remixed over America’s heartland music? Cristy Barber, Vice President of marketing and promotions at New York City-based VP Records did. “I knew the Reggae audience would be receptive because they grew…

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