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Everyone knows who Bob Marley is, right? Alright, cool. Now that we've es ... More >>
This week, we've been convinced that Snoop Dogg has finally, once and for all, smoked too much weed. The iconic, Long Beach-born rapper is currently working on a reggae album titled Reincarnated with EDM wiz Diplo as the executive producer. Under his new found moniker Snoop Lion, a music ... More >>
Bob Marley's Wailers will be performing their classic album Uprising at the House of Blues tonight. The Wailers, who are the remaining members from Bob Marley and The Wailers, formed in 1981 after Marley's death. Though a Wailer's show may bring out a very particular type of tree-hugger, you don' ... More >>
Memories...The day is only half over and I'm already nostalgic for Coachella 2011: Getting all choked up about the balloon rain at Arcade Fire and swapping celebrity sightings from Danny DeVito to Rihanna.
Beth StirnamanKingston, Jamaica-born artist Buju Banton.It's time again for the annual Ragga Muffins Festival to take over Long Beach--and this year, the festival is dedicated to Bob Marley, who passed nearly 30 years ago (yes, it has been that long since the music legend l ... More >>
They don't come down to OC that often, but when they do, you won't find a better pocket of rocksteady riddims than the Chris Murray Combo. During any given set, this LA trio produces a skank-worthy sound that blends ska, reggae, rocksteady, soul and pretty much any other genre that requires hand ... More >>
So many Marleys. As promised, here are Beth Stirnaman's pictures from day two of the Ragga Muffins Festival at the Long Beach Arena. Performers included Stephen Marley (pictured), Lee "Scratch" Perry and others. Nyabinghi!
MUSINK wasn't the only festival 'round here this past weekend. There was also the decidedly different Ragga Muffins Festival at Long Beach Arena on Saturday and Sunday at the Long Beach Arena, featuring reggae acts like Julian Marley (pictured). Here are some shots courtesy of Beth Stirnaman from da ... More >>
Rude boys and girls looking to get wild this weekend will definitely see something special in the Chris Murray Combo at Downtown Fullerton's Continental Room. Despite being Canadian, Murray has more than enough chops to pacify one of OC's most soulful culture coves. This well traveled musician has ... More >>