African reggae

  1. International Reggae Day Celebrated Across the Globe

    July 01, 2011 12:45 PM EDT The anti-Apartheid movement in the 1980s was spearheaded through numerous consciousness raising initiatives, which included reggae music's unrelenting attention to the plight of South Africans (notably the late Peter Tosh's 1977 anthem & ...

  2. Lucky Dube Family Welcomes Guilty Verdict

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The family of murdered South African reggae star Lucky Dube has welcomed the guilty verdict for his three killers. A close family member told Billboard.biz that they were hoping for the maximum sentence of life for Sfiso Mhlanga, Mbuti Mabe and Lu ...

  3. South African Singer Dube Murdered

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Crime has claimed another South African musician, this time reggae artist Lucky Dube. Dube was gunned down in what police are calling a botched hijacking in Johannesburg just after 8pm yesterday. He was apparently dropping off his son at a relativ ...