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2006 Stories by Elena Oumano

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  • Jamaican Mic Rocker Realizes Wet Dream

    published November 21, 2006

    "I and I a raw African"—a single, indelibly growled statement Sizzla dropped into singer Mikey General's '95 tune "Black and... More >>

  • Reggae Savior Buckles a Bit Under the Accolades

    published October 24, 2006

    Luciano may be largely unknown in the general population, but not on Planet Reggae, where everyone loves Looshy. In concert, he wraps you up in... More >>

  • Reggae Savior Buckles a Bit Under the Accolades

    published October 17, 2006

    Luciano may be largely unknown in the general population, but not on Planet Reggae, where everyone loves Looshy. In concert, he wraps you up in... More >>

  • Dancehall's Humble Origins Finally Shake Off Their Humility

    published August 1, 2006

    For more than two decades, packs of profiling, rhyming hopefuls have stood 24-7 in King Jammy's sun-baked Kingston yard, each one praying to be... More >>

  • Natty Cred

    published June 20, 2006

    With a face that overlaid maps of Africa and Europe, dreadlocked glamour, and blunt yet ravishing accounts of the sufferer's plight, Bob Marley... More >>

  • Three in One

    published April 4, 2006

    With the lion's share of today's reggae driven by dancehall's digital beats, and holier-than-thou mic rockers like Sizzla courting hip-hop heads... More >>

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