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Reggae Defenders To Host “Wadada” On Friday

Reggae Defenders To Host “Wadada” On Friday

The reggae community is set to come together for a night celebrating the music and legacy of the iconic reggae musician, Burning Spear. The event, titled “Wadada,” is being presented by Reggae Defenders and will take place on Friday, 1st of March, from 8 PM to 2 AM. Hosted at Uplift on Front Street, the night will feature music by Prophecy... Read more of this article

Video: Collie Buddz Nominated For Grammy

Video: Collie Buddz Nominated For Grammy

The Grammys are being held tonight [Feb 4] in Los Angeles, with Bermudian reggae artist Collie Buddz nominated for a Grammy in the Best Reggae Album category, with the category won by Julian Marley & Antaeus. Widely regarded as the most prestigious award in the musical entertainment industry, Collie Buddz is believed to be the first Bermudian singer... Read more of this article

‘Easy Skankin’ Reggae Concert On February 2

‘Easy Skankin’ Reggae Concert On February 2

Reggae music enthusiasts are in for a treat this February as the Reggae Defenders present “Easy Skankin”, a magical musical tribute to the legendary Bob Marley. This event is set to take place on Friday, February 2nd, 2024, from 8 PM to 2 AM. Hosted at the Uplift venue, “Easy Skankin” will feature an array of live performances... Read more of this article

Collie Buddz Album Nominated For Grammy

Collie Buddz Album Nominated For Grammy

The ‘Cali Roots Riddim 2023′ album by Bermudian reggae artist Collie Buddz has been nominated for a Grammy in the Best Reggae Album category. The Grammys — set to be held on February 4, 2024 — in Los Angeles, will see a vibrant mix of talent vying for the coveted awards. In the Best Reggae Album category, Collie Buddz faces competition... Read more of this article

Collie Buddz’ Latest Album On Billboard Top Ten

Collie Buddz’ Latest Album On Billboard Top Ten

Collie Buddz has earned another entry on Billboard’s Reggae Albums chart, with his latest album ‘Take It Easy’ debuting at number 10. A Dancehall Mag story said, “Bermudian reggae artist Collie Buddz’s fourth studio album, Take It Easy, has opened at No. 10 on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart. “Released on September... Read more of this article

DJ Rodigan & Dynamq To Headline ‘World Class’

DJ Rodigan & Dynamq To Headline ‘World Class’

Veteran reggae and dancehall DJ David Rodigan and South Sudanese reggae-dancehall artist Dynamq are set to perform in Bermuda at the ‘World Class’ party event taking place on Saturday [June 10]. A spokesperson said, “Veteran reggae and dancehall DJ, David Rodigan – in what is believed to be his ‘last hurrah’ in international touring... Read more of this article

Win Free Tickets To Mighty Crown Concert

Win Free Tickets To Mighty Crown Concert

Wild Apache Promotions and Veterans In Action are getting set to present Mighty Crown: The Far East Rulaz “Last Round” on Saturday, April 8, with Bernews to give away four pairs of free tickets [total of eight] to the show between now and then, starting tomorrow [April 4]. The concert will be held at the BAA parking lot, with gates opening... Read more of this article

Win Free Tickets To Bob Marley Tribute Concert

Win Free Tickets To Bob Marley Tribute Concert

Veterans In Action is getting set to present a Bob Marley tribute concert on Saturday, February 4, with Bernews to give away five pairs of free tickets [total of ten] to the show between now and then, starting on January 24. The concert will be held at the BAA Gymnasium, with doors opening at 8.00pm. The show will feature music by Ras Shiloh, Ras... Read more of this article

Bob Marley Tribute Concert On February 4

Bob Marley Tribute Concert On February 4

Veterans In Action is getting set to present ‘Legend,’ a Bob Marley tribute concert, on Saturday, February 4 at the BAA Gymnasium. The event will feature Ras Shiloh, Ras Solomon, Troy Anthony, Dilinjah, Jugglin’ J, 3 The Hardway, Blackstar, DJ IBreeze of King Jyrus, and MC Rizla Matic. The event poster says, “Doors open at 8.00pm;... Read more of this article

Protoje’s 8track Produced Song On Tonight Show

Protoje’s 8track Produced Song On Tonight Show

A song produced by Bermudian Rian ’8track’ Williams was recently performed on NBC’s Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, as Jamaican reggae artist Protoje took to the stage with his single ‘Hills.’ 8track noted that he “was in awe” to see a song that he produced performed on NBC’s Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight... Read more of this article

8track Assisted Album Gets Grammy Nomination

8track Assisted Album Gets Grammy Nomination

The ‘Third Time’s The Charm’ album by Jamaican reggae star Protoje — which Bermudian music producer Rian “8track” Williams worked on — has been nominated for the Best Reggae Album in the 2023 Grammy Awards. “When I found out I was in shock,” Mr Williams told Bernews. “Protoje called me to... Read more of this article

Album Featuring Collie Buddz #1 On Charts

Album Featuring Collie Buddz #1 On Charts

Reggae band Stick Figure has unseated Bob Marley and the Wailers’ “Legend” from the top spot on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart, with the American group’s album featuring Bermudian artist Collie Buddz. The New York Carib News website said, “American reggae band Stick Figure unseats Bob Marley and the Wailers’ ‘Legend’ from... Read more of this article

Singer ‘Ipree’ Releases New Song, Plans More

Singer ‘Ipree’ Releases New Song, Plans More

When Peter Smith, known by his stage name Ipree, arrived in Bermuda almost eight years ago, he thought his days as a dancehall reggae artist were over. However, his love for the genre of popular Jamaican music has led to him forging relationships with local producers, releasing songs, performing live, and building a name for himself on the island. After... Read more of this article

Rian “8track” Williams Produces Protoje Song

Rian “8track” Williams Produces Protoje Song

Rian “8track” Williams has produced a song by Jamaican reggae artist Protoje, who is signed to RCA Records, marking what he called “his first big record label album placement.” Mr. Williams told Bernews, “It’s been a long time coming. I have known Protoje for eight years and he constantly told me to be patient and... Read more of this article

Soja Wins 2022 ‘Best Reggae Album’ Grammy

Soja Wins 2022 ‘Best Reggae Album’ Grammy

Virginia-based reggae band Soja won the 2022 ‘Best Reggae Album’ Grammy Award for ‘Beauty in the Silence,’ an album which features an appearance by Bermudian Collie Buddz on one song. The six nominees for the  Best Reggae Album were Etana’s Pamoja, Sean Paul’s Live N Livin, Spice with 10, Jesse Royal’s Royal, Gramps... Read more of this article

Soja Reggae Album Earns Grammy Nomination

Soja Reggae Album Earns Grammy Nomination

The nominations for the Grammy Awards 2022 are now out, and the Best Reggae Album category includes one album by the U.S based group Soja which features an appearance by Bermudian Collie Buddz on one song. The six nominees for the  Best Reggae Album are Etana’s Pamoja, Sean Paul’s Live N Livin, Spice with 10, Jesse Royal’s Royal,... Read more of this article