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Reggae Boyz Mattocks Charged With 2 Felonies In US

Reggae Boyz forward, Darren Mattocks, has been charged with two felonies in Pennsylvania. Mattocks has been charged with one count of making a false, fraudulent or incomplete insurance claim, and another count of theft by deception. According to court documents, the complaint against Mattocks was first filed on December  5, …

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Bob Marley Foundation Lends Hand To Reggae Boyz Qatar 2020 Marketing Campaign

The Bob Marley Foundation is keeping the ball rolling with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF). The Bob Marley Foundation, led by Cedella Marley, has engaged in another partnership with the JFF. This time they are lending a hand to men’s national team. The foundation will assist the Reggae Boyz with …

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Jamaican Government To Lobby For Reggae Grammy To Be Featured In Live Show

The Jamaican Government is not happy with the Reggae Grammy not being a part of the main awards show. Jamaica’s Minister of Entertainment, Olivia ‘Babsy” Grange, has expressed discontent with the treatment of the Best Reggae Album Grammy award. Grange took to Instagram on two separate occasions earlier this week …

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Reggae Boy Darren Mattocks faces felony charges in US – reports

Jamaican footballer Darren Mattocks is facing two felony charges in the United States, according to US media reports. The 29-year-old FC Cincinnati forward has been accused of making a false, fraudulent or incomplete insurance claim and theft by deception in Carroll Township, Pennsylvania. Court documents state that the complaint against Mattocks was …

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Freddie McGregor Presented With Black History Month Meets Reggae Icon Award

Reggae legend Freddie McGregor became the first recipient of the “Black History Month meets Reggae Icon Award,” which was presented to him during a Reggae Icons awards ceremony, in Miramar, Florida recently. “I feel really honored to be the recipient of this award… It was a really special evening,” the …

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Capleton Says Jamaican Need More Reggae Events

Reggae/Dancehall artiste Capleton is lamenting the low number of stage shows being held annually in Jamaica. According to the “Fireman,” for a country that has produced Reggae and four other genres, it was disconcerting that Jamaica does not have enough stage shows throughout the year. “I even did a song …

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Damian Marley & Nas To Perform Entire Distant Relatives Album On Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise

Damian Marley and Nas will are set to give fans something special this year. The Reggae superstar and the iconic rapper are set to perform their entire 2010 album “Distant Relatives” together. The two are set to celebrate the album’s 10th anniversary in a special manner this year. For the …

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Bob Marley Foundation Assisting In Reggae Boyz Qatar 2020 Marketing Campaign

The Bob Marley Foundation, led by Cedella Marley, has engaged in another partnership with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), aimed at assisting with marketing and sponsorship generation for the national men’s team, the Reggae Boyz, in their quest to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. According to JFF …

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Koffee clocks 1 mil IG followers, booked for Reggae Sumfest 2020

Grammy kid, RCA jewel, Miss Tiny Desk, #CollaborationGoals – Koffee is all that and more. Adding to her portfolio is IG muse, as the young star recently clocked one million followers on her Instagram account. This makes Koffee the fourth Jamaican female artiste to achieve this feat, following ‘Queen of …

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Iconic Dancehall Event “Reggae Sunsplash” Gets November 2020 Date

A definite date has been confirmed for the staging of Reggae Sunsplash, following its 14-year hiatus. The iconic reggae festival, which was first staged in June 1978, will span three days, from November 6 to 8, at the Grizzly’s Plantation Cove in Priory, St. Ann. According to Irie FM, the …

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