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Rebel Salute is a Celebration of Reggae

post on: October 4, 2019

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says next January’s staging of Rebel Salute will be a celebration of “the role played historically by Reggae music in the liberation of oppressed people across the world.” Minister Grange made the comment on Thursday (27 December) at the launch of the 2019 […]

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Patoranking’s Salute

post on: October 4, 2019

NIGERIA is a long way from Jamaica. But Patoranking believes the music of both countries are connected spiritually. “The Afrocentric sound is a unique one and people are always fascinated with new things, from music to art to fashion. Everyone wants a piece of what is new, what is trending, or what is fresh. Afrobeat […]

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Bounty, Vegas deliver standout performances at Rebel Salute

post on: October 4, 2019

Night two of the 26th edition of Rebel Salute was a musical feast from beginning to end and could not have been a more fitting fashion for the curtains to come down on Jamaica’s longest running reggae festival. The quality of most of the sets delivered were of the highest order and the large crowd […]

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Rebel Salute 2019: Reggae’s influence on Uganda’s Bobi Wine

post on: October 4, 2019

After travelling for 36 hours from Uganda’s capital, Kampala, to perform at arguably the world’s premier reggae festival, Bobi Wine had a lot to say. Born Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, Bobi Wine was never overawed by the occasion, and performed with a confidence that went over well with the audience at Rebel Salute 2019, at the Grizzly’s Plantation Cove in St […]

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Rebel Salute is a Celebration of Reggae

post on: September 15, 2019

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says next January’s staging of Rebel Salute will be a celebration of “the role played historically by Reggae music in the liberation of oppressed people across the world.” Minister Grange made the comment on Thursday (27 December) at the launch of the 2019 […]

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