1. Skatalites Lloyd Brevett Laid To Rest, While His Financial Estate Remains Unsettled

    June 06, 2012 7:40 AM EDT A series of events commemorating the late Lloyd Brevett, upright bassist and cofounder of seminal Jamaican ska group The Skatalites, were held in Jamaica on Sunday June 3. A church service at Kingston's Mona Chapel was followed by a public pr ...

  2. Jamaican Musicians Rally To Support Alleged Drug Kingpin 'Dudus' Coke

    June 18, 2010 11:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 To the U.S. government, Christopher "Dudus" Coke is Jamaica's Al Capone. But for many Jamaicans, he's more like Robin Hood-and he's also a player in the local music business. After the U.S. government issued an extradition o ...

  3. Bunny Wailer Crosses Cultures On New Album

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Reggae icon Bunny Wailer says his next studio record will find him dabbling in more mainstreams sounds and styles, and embracing the popular music of America and England. Reggae icon Bunny Wailer says his next studio record will find him dabbling in ...