Archive for December, 2007

Lady G – Intuition

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Janice Fyffe or Lady G, is a female Jamaican dancehall and reggae DJ. Her most popular song is “Man a Bad Man,” from the film Third World Cop. She has a solid fan base in Jamaica although she is not as popular outside. Other songs of hers include “Nuff Respect,” “Round Table Talk,” “Certain Friends,” and “Breeze Off.” She has also recently toured the United States with Buju Banton.

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Movado – Gangster for Life

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

This is a performace of Movado performing his hit, Gangster for Life in 2006 at a local club in Atlanta. The performance was hot and he did his thing as usual. Can’t wait for more hits from the man that revived reggae in 2007!!!

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Jimmy Cliff – The Harder They Come

Monday, December 10th, 2007

James Chambers, popularly known as Jimmy Cliff, was born on April 1, 1948 in St. Catherine, Jamaica. He is a Jamaican reggae musician best known among mainstream audiences for hit songs like “Sittin’ in Limbo,” “You Can Get It If You Really Want It,” and “Many Rivers to Cross.”

Aside from providing the music for the 1972 film “The Harder they Come,” Jimmy Cliff also starred as reggae singing hopeful Ivan Martin, appeared as Jamaican musician and revolutionary Ernest Reed, and contributed the song “Seven Day Weekend,” where he sang with Elvis Costello.

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Bob Marley – No Woman No Cry

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Robert “Bob” Nesta Marley (February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981) was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, guitarist, and activist. He is the most renowned performer of reggae music, to the point that when one mentions reggae, Bob Marley’s name is sure to follow.

Bob Marley is best known for his reggae songs “I Shot the Sheriff,” “Three Little Birds,” “Exodus, ” “Could You Be Loved,” “Redemption Song,” “One Love,” and “No Woman No Cry,” the video below.

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