1. Rave, Rap and the Remix: The Jamaican Sound System's Influence on Popular Music

    June 11, 2015 1:24 PM EDT As thousands converged on the original Woodstock grounds in Bethel, N.Y. over Memorial Day weekend for the dance festival Mysteryland USA, another event took place simultaneously in Fort Lauderdale, Fl., celebrating the direct forerunner to the superstar EDM DJ: the Jamaican sound system…

  2. Matisyahu Sees The 'Light' With EP, Album

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A desire to get some new music to his fans quickly is what led Matisyahu to create the "Shattered" EP, which comes out Oct. 21, in advance of his third studio album, "Light," which is due in early 200 A desire to get some new music to his fans quickly is what led Matisyahu…

  3. UB40 Presents the Fathers of Reggae

    December 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST This is not only one of the best reggae albums of the year; it's also one of the best recording concepts of the year. The members of long-lived U.K. RELEASE DATE: Nov. 19 This is not only one of the best reggae albums of the year; it's also one of the best recording concepts of the…

  4. Reggae Greats Reinterpret UB40

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reversing what it has done with the three albums in its "Labour of Love" series of covers, veteran U.K.-based pop reggae act UB40 has assembled a who's who of reggae greats to reinterpret 14 of the ba Reversing what it has done with the three albums in its "Labour of Love…

  5. Billboard Bits: St. Kitts Fest, Parton/Rambo, Johnson

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on St. Kitts Fest, Parton/Rambo, Johnnie Johnson The Isley Brothers, Sister Sledge, and Joe will be the star attractions at the 6th annual St. Kitts International Music Festival, slated for June 27-30 on the Carribean island of St. Kitts. The festival, which will take place at the island…