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Gabre Selassie

Gabre Selassie Open University Panelist Gabre Selassie 2015

For over 25 years, Karlyle ‘Gabre Selassie’ Lee, has been a pillar of strength in the foundation, preservation and distribution of roots music and soundsystem culture islandwide and internationally. Born in Harbour View in the late 1960’s, Gabre’s affinity for music sparked early from exploring his father’s vinyl collection and…

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Kerie-Ann Kiki Lewis Open University Panelist 2015

Kerie-Ann Kiki Lewis Born November 17, 1979, Kiki has transformed herself into a chameleon of sorts, even despite a seemingly “tough upbringing”. A dancer, presenter, producer, radio disc jockey, actress and a model, Kiki had a typical childhood dream of being a veterinarian or a lawyer. “The vet thing was…

Koro Fyah - New Day

KORO FYAH for JaRIA Live Tuesday 24

From the great island of Jamaica Shane  “Koro Fyah” Dixon emerges with a mission to leave his indelible mark on its rich music history. This Bebble Rock Music artist is a lyrical yet very conscious musician that can woo the coldest woman, and move the biggest army with his commanding…

JaRIA Open University Panelists 2015

DATE TOPIC PANELIST FEB. 3 PIONEER ARTISTE PANEL Ras Michael FEB. 5 YOUTH PANEL Terry ‘Kiki’ Lewis FEB. 6 ANCESTRAL VOICES Phillip Supersad FEB. 10 REGGAE – STEWARDSHIP or STARDOM FEB. 12 ANALYSIS of BOGLE (From Persian to Bogle) Donnaray Roc, Maria Hitchins, L’Antoinette Stines FEB. 13 IMPACT of SOUND…

Papa San

JaRIA Honour Awardee Gospel Artist Feb. 28, 2015

Gospel Reggae Pioneer PAPA SAN Takes a ‘Step Up’ with Da’ T.R.U.T.H. in New Music Video. Papa San has released a new music video for the single, “Step Up,” featuring Da’ T.R.U.T.H. The video is already available on MTV.com, Buzznet, Starpulse, Blastro.com, Pulse TV Network, NewReleaseTuesday.com, Video Hits, Aspire, Video…