Tosh was the outspoken member of The Wailers who was sidelined by the Jamaican establishment, says Ian Burrell Peter Tosh was not a man of peace. He was a revolutionary. “Peace,” he told the feverish 40,000-strong crowd at the famous One Love Peace Concert in 1978, is “the diploma you get in the cemetery”, written […]
If you’re satisfied with what you hear on modern day radio, then these few words are not for you. What happened to when R&B muzik meant a well crafted muzik piece that you could feel the love or a complaint that someone wasn’t getting enough love like in Teddy Riley’s “Him Or Me” When the […]
The social media realm went into a frenzy on October 17, 2016 when persons from the entertainment and arts fields in Jamaica were awarded Jamaica’s highest honours. The 2016 National Honours and Awards Ceremony took place at Kings House. Mutabaruka, along with the president of VP Records Chris Chin, sculptors Cecil Cooper and Basil Watson […]
Reggae crooner George Nooks has been arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, law enforcement sources have revealed. Police sources say the 56-year-old entertainer was arrested in St Andrew yesterday after a plastic bag with a small quantity of white powdery substance, believed to be cocaine, was found in his 2016 Mercedes Benz sport utility […]
by Gardy Stein-Kanjora Maybe his birth on Valentine’s Day 1987 was a sign – a child sent by Amor. Maybe musical talent has been passed on to him by his parents, Cleveland and Maxine Martin. Maybe his exceptional skills have been honed during his years at St. Jago High School. Whatever the reason, we have […]
by Gardy Stein-Kanjora While designations like “Reggae Revival” or “Rockers Rebirth” are on everyone’s lips, another movement has crept up on us less noticed, less hyped, but powerful all the same. It might be called something like “Dancehall De-slackification“, a welcome step away from Scandal, Booze and Pum Pum to consciousness, positivity and true teachings […]
Contributed Vijahn Mango Tree Entertainment artiste Vijahn has quickly earned a reputation as a Rastafarian firebrand with a bright future as his hard-hitting ‘Kunta Kente’ single has become an underground hit in the streets. “The response has been phenomenal, [with] wonderful feedback, especially on Facebook. Most fans say Kunta Kente is a hit song and […]
Just an example of some of the things we do on KNRadio, of course every dj had their own style on how to do their thing.