1. Backbeat: Richie Spice Launches Album at Usain Bolt's Kingston Club With Shaggy, Tad's Records Chief

    November 09, 2012 4:05 PM EST Boombastic: Raggae artist Richie Spice, founder/CEO of Tad's Records Tad A. Dawkins, Sr ; and recording artist Shaggy (Photo: Patricia Meschino) Kingston sports bar/restaurant Tracks and Records , where Jamaica's six-time Olympic gold me ...

  2. Top 7 British Female Rappers Making Noise

    September 10, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Since its birth in the 1970s, hip-hop has been dominated mostly by men. Along the way, though, we have been blessed with some strong females who like to rock the mic too, and even best their male counterparts. From Roxanne Shanté to Nicki Minaj , ea ...

  3. 2010 GRAMMYS A-Z: I: IMMORTALITY

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST 0 0 Choose a letter to navigate to another section of our "Grammys A-Z" story. A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Dead men (and women) may tell no tales, but they sure can sell records. This year's Grammy nominations include ...

  4. Gregory Isaacs, Reggae Singer, Dies at 59

    October 25, 2010 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Reggae artist Gregory Isaacs died at the age of 59 this morning (Oct. 25). Isaacs, best known for his 1982 album "Night Nurse," passed away following a long battle with lung cancer, BBC News reports. Known as "The Cool Ruler," Is ...

  5. Reggae Star Gregory Isaacs Dies Aged 59

    October 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Reggae star Gregory Isaacs has died at the age of 59, his manager has confirmed. The Jamaican singer passed away this morning (Oct. 25) at his London home, following a long battle with illness. Known as the "Cool Ruler," Isaacs recorded ...

  6. Morrissey Bringing New Music, Artists To Attack

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After years without a record deal, former Smiths frontman Morrissey has signed with Attack, an imprint of Sanctuary Records Group. After years without a record deal, former Smiths frontman Morrissey has signed with Attack, an imprint of Sanctuary Re ...

  7. UB40 Presents the Fathers of Reggae

    December 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 als ...

  8. Reggae Greats Reinterpret UB40

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 t ...

  9. More Stars Added To Olympic Celebrations

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already underway in Salt Lake City, and the official opening ceremony scheduled for this evening (Feb. 8), musical talent is still signing on to appear at various ev With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already under ...

  10. No Doubt Feels 'Rock Steady'

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Discussing the making of No Doubt's new album, "Rock Steady," Gwen Stefani saturates her comments with utterings of "like" and "know what I mean?" It's, like, quite charming, and, honestly, a little b Discussi ...