1. Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones' Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits

    July 26, 2017 10:58 AM EDT Happy birthday,  Mick Jagger ! In honor of the  Rolling Stones  frontman's special day (July 26),  Billboard  takes a look at his biggest hits on the  Billboard Hot 100 , both with the Stones and as a solo artist. The Rolling Stones first entered the chart with "Not Fade Away,"…

  2. NJ Inmate Charged in Brutal Jail Beating of Peter Tosh's Son

    June 25, 2017 2:45 PM EDT A man accused of attacking and seriously injuring the son of late reggae icon Peter Tosh at a New Jersey jail is facing an aggravated assault charge, authorities said. The count against Kyrie Baum stems from a Feb. 21 attack at a county jail that left 37-year-old Jawara McIntosh with…

  3. Peter Tosh's Youngest Son Comatose Following Jail Beating; Family Files Civil Rights Suit

    June 23, 2017 3:01 PM EDT Jawara McIntosh is in a hospital following an attack inside New Jersey's Bergen County Jail. Jawara McIntosh , the youngest son of reggae legend Peter Tosh , lies comatose in a Boston hospital following an attack inside New Jersey's Bergen County Jail, where he was serving a six…

  4. Peter Tosh Museum Opens Today in Reggae Icon's Hometown: 'We Have Barely Scratched the Surface'

    November 01, 2016 12:15 PM EDT The legacy of the late Peter Tosh -- known for an iconic reggae style which melded visceral reggae with unrelenting activism -- has been grandly commemorated with the opening today (Nov. 1) of the Peter Tosh Museum in his home city of Kingston, Jamaica. The museum hosted a soft launch on Oct.…

  5. Damian Marley Is Converting a California Prison into a Pot Farm: Exclusive

    October 03, 2016 4:14 PM EDT Bob Marley's youngest son, along with business partner Ocean Grown Extracts, has created a poetic metaphor and multi-million dollar business model in one. Damian Marley has announced that he, in partnership with Ocean Grown Extracts, is converting a former 77,000 square foot California…

  6. Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailers' Landmark Solo Albums Hit 40 Years

    May 12, 2016 2:42 PM EDT In the spirit of One Love that they championed as The Wailers , three momentous solo albums from  Bob Marley , Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer , Jamaican music's most influential triumvirate, all celebrate 40th anniversaries this year. Marley, Tosh and Wailer formed The Wailers in the poor…

  7. Bob Marley Bio-Musical Sets Baltimore Premiere

    April 16, 2015 10:35 PM EDT The godfather of reggae will live again when  Marley has its world premiere at Center Stage in Baltimore next month. Written and directed by award-winning British playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah  ( Elmina's Kitchen ), the new musical featuring songs by Bob Marley tells the story of a…

  8. A Long Q&A with Eddie Murphy: 'SNL,' Making Reggae Music, Hanging Out with Bowie and Michael Jackson's Spirit

    February 06, 2015 1:58 PM EST Until recently, the combination of Eddie Murphy and reggae most readily brought to mind his classic SNL sketch, " Kill the White People ." Then, without advance fanfare, the 53-year old comic legend quietly dropped "Red Light" online in late 2013. Breaking a two-decade…

  9. Legalize It: Marijuana's Relationship with Reggae and Its Future Prospects in Jamaica

    January 07, 2015 1:39 PM EST Despite Jamaican reggae's pro-cannabis stance over the past six decades, the plant remains illegal in the music's birthplace. Jamaica's reggae artists are unrivaled in their vociferous championing of marijuana usage and persistent rallying for its legalization. A primary…

  10. Estates Ready 'Holograms' of Elvis, Hendrix, Monroe & the Doors

    June 12, 2012 12:50 PM EDT Doors Manager: "Hopefully, 'Jim Morrison' will be able to walk right up to you, look you in the eye, sing right at you and then walk away" The King may have left the building, but a virtually resurrected Elvis Presley will soon return to a concert venue near you. With…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby make unannounced appearances in New York, at the second of two anti-violence benefit concerts organized by the Beastie 2001 - U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby make…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - George Canyon, the Road Hammers and the Cord Lund Band are among the double winners at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held at Harbour Station in Saint John, New Brunswick. Canyon picks up b 2006 - George Canyon, the Road Hammers and the Cord Lund Band are among the double winners…

  13. This Day in Music

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Tim McGraw is named the National Fatherhood Institute's father of the year during the non-profit organizations annual summit in Washington, D.C. McGraw, married to country singer Faith Hill, is 2000 - Tim McGraw is named the National Fatherhood Institute's father of the year…

  14. Recordings Missing From Jamaican Archives

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST A massive collection of 1970s music, including original recordings by reggae greats Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, has disappeared from the archives of the former Jamaica Broadcasting Corp. A massive collection of 1970s music, including original recordings by reggae greats Bob Marley and Peter…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby make unannounced appearances in New York, at the second of two anti-violence benefit concerts organized by the Beastie 2001 - U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby make…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - George Canyon, the Road Hammers and the Cord Lund Band are among the double winners at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held at Harbour Station in Saint John, New Brunswick. Canyon picks up b 2006 - George Canyon, the Road Hammers and the Cord Lund Band are among the double winners…

  17. Unreleased Tunes Revived For Jagger Collection

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A handful of unreleased tracks will enrich "The Very Best of Mick Jagger," due Oct. 2 via Atlantic/Rhino. A handful of unreleased tracks will enrich "The Very Best of Mick Jagger," due Oct. 2 via Atlantic/Rhino. Chief among them is 1973's John Lennon-produced "…

  18. This Day in Music

    June 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Tim McGraw is named the National Fatherhood Institute's father of the year during the non-profit organizations annual summit in Washington, D.C. McGraw, married to country singer Faith Hill, is 2000 - Tim McGraw is named the National Fatherhood Institute's father of the year…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>On what would have been Beatles frontman John Lennon's 60th birthday, the John Lennon Museum opens to the public. Braving heavy rains, about 1,200 people line up around the museum, locat 2001 - U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven…

  20. This Day in Music

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Grand Ole Opry stars Riders in the Sky make concert appearance number 4,000 during Cowboy Days in Puyallup, Wash. The group has had the same personnel for 21 years.<br clear="none"/><br 2004 - Famed songwriter/lyricist Fred Ebb dies of a heart…

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