At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star, and the father of at least eleven children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity.
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Today marks Bob Marley's birthday, and although he's now gone, why not celebrate his memory with a Jamaican feast? The Caribbean island's cuisine has become more popular in recent years in New York City, with everything from food trucks to high-end establishments popping up. Here's how to party in B ... More >>
by Vivien Goldman Jimmy Cliff with Pat McKay Miss Lily's Variety Monday, November 28 Better than: Anywhere else in the world. "I can't believe it! My first night in New York and I'm getting to see Jimmy Cliff! In a tiny place like this!" The gobsmacked girl reggae journalist over from London had ... More >>
"For me, Twitter is like my diary. I hope someone saves it so I don't have to write it all again when I'm 75." Where do we even start with someone like Diplo? Wes Pentz is a DJ at his core, but he's also a producer (having worked with Lil Jon, Kanye West, and most notoriously M.I.A.), the fo ... More >>
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