A slice of militant reggae as potent as it comes, Burning Spear’s ‘Marcus Garvey’ album encouraged a generation to find...
The duo's '44/876' album went on to win the Best Reggae Album award at the 61st Grammy Awards in February 2019.
Rihanna has work work worked her way to 1 billion views on Youtube for her dancehall-inspired music video for ‘Work’, featuring Drake.
First released on 2 October 1979, Marley and the band's 11th studio album was a notable change of musical direction for the reggae figurehead.
Produced by the band with Island Records boss Chris Blackwell, it was the album that featured both ‘Lively Up Yourself’ and the original ‘No Woman, No Cry.’
From electro-skank to serious roots reggae, Dennis Brown was right on target with ‘Foul Play’, an early 80s classic worthy of rediscovery.
Fully 11 years after the Wailers’ first No. 1 in Jamaica with ‘Simmer Down,' they hit the UK singles chart for the first time.
With the release of their third album, ‘UB44’, UB40 created a fan favourite and edged towards their patented pop-reggae sound of ‘Labour Of Love’.
The Clapton cover was a big factor in introducing the reggae star to an international audience.
‘Pon De Replay’ revealed Rihanna’s prowess as a hitmaker, but her debut album, ‘Music Of The Sun’, album proved she was a Caribbean queen in the making.
Dancehall was noisy and brash, but it stormed the charts in the 80s and is now embraced by everyone from Drake to Justin Bieber. Here’s how it happened.
The best reggae singers range from the soul- and gospel-influenced to unique voices that could only come from within. Here are 20 of the greatest.
Subtle and seductive, the man they called The Cool Ruler doesn’t put a foot wrong on ‘Night Nurse’, an album to cure the lovesick blues.