This morning, the nominations for the 61st GRAMMY Awards were announced including the albums nominated for best Reggae Album. Here are the nominees: AS THE WORLD TURNSBlack Uhuru REGGAE FOREVEREtana REBELLION RISESZiggy Marley A MATTER OF TIMEProtoje 44/876Sting & Shaggy The 61st GRAMMY Awards will be held on Feb. 10. View the complete list of Grammy Nominations.
UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has added Reggae Music to its on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, marking it as an essential cultural heritage. UNESCOs website says that “The basic social functions of the music – as a vehicle for social commentary, a cathartic practice, and Read more about Reggae Music Recognized As A Cultural Institution[…]
We lost a reggae/dancehall great today. Sail on Frankie Paul. Coming up at 9:00 PM EST we will be playing a block of songs from this great artist. #RIPFrankiePaul
Congratulations to Ziggy Marley for winning the Best Reggae Album Grammy Award for the album “Ziggy Marley.” A well deserved win. We will be featuring music from this CD and more all day tomorrow on The TikiPod. The win followed a great performance from Ziigy which you can view below.
Our first birthday celebration continues today with our Featured Artist Frenzy. Today we are featuring the music of the Wheeland Brothers, two Southern Californian brothers who grew up in Orange County. They combine fun, catchy melody and lyrics with the cool attitude and positive energy of reggae, as well as the down-to-earth, organic honesty of Read more about FEATURED ARTIST: Wheeland Brothers[…]
The Green is our Featured Artist this weekend on The TikiPod beginning Saturday morning. The Green formed on O‘ahu, Hawai‘i, in 2009 infusing roots reggae, soul, and R&B. The group began as a vehicle for six different members of Hawai‘i’s tight-knit music scene to record a few songs and have a bit of fun along Read more about Featured Artist Weekend: The Green[…]