Tag Archives: reggae

  • Reggae Pioneer Wayne Smith Dies at 48

    Feb 20, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


      *Wayne Smith, the reggae vocalist whose 1985 single “Under Mi Sleng Teng” reshaped Jamaican music by popularizing digital production in the genre, died in Kingston Monday at the age of 48, reports Rolling Stone. Smith was admitted to Kingston Public Hospital Friday after complaining of sudden stomach pains, according to his son, Tidel Smith, […]

  • Reggae Singer Junior Murvin Dies in Jamaica

    Dec 3, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Reggae singer Junior Murvin, best known for his signature song “Police and Thieves,” died Monday at a hospital in Jamaica, reports Billboard. His age has been listed as either 64 or 67 in various reports. The Jamaica Observer is reporting that Murvin — born Murvin Junior Smith in Port Antonio — was admitted to a […]

  • Eddie Murphy, Snoop Lion Officially Drop ‘Red Light’ (Listen)

    Sep 5, 13 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments


    *The Eddie Murphy/Snoop Lion reggae collabo – which they recorded back in June (footage of which  surfaced on YouTube) has officially been released as a single. On Tuesday (Sept. 4), the actor posted “Red Light” to his Soundcloud page. [Scroll down to listen.] Unlike his previous musical offerings, such as “Party All the Time,” “Red Light” […]

  • Snoop Dogg Doc ‘Reincarnated’ Set for March Release

    Jan 31, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Snoop Dogg’s new film “Reincarnated,” which follows his transformation from hip-hop star to reggae singer Snoop Lion — will open in select cities on March 15, according to The Hollywood Reporter. VICE Films and Snoopadelic Films are releasing the documentary, which made its world premiere in September at the Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by […]

  • Don’t Worry, Snoop is the Same Ol’ Dogg … Sorta (Video)

    Aug 3, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Don’t trip; Snoop Dogg isn’t completely divorcing the style we all know him for. It’s like ‘they’ say, you can take the brotha out of the hood but you can’t take the hood out of the brotha. His newfound love for Reggae music and commitment to rep Rasta all day isn’t void of some of […]

  • Snoop Dogg Drops Reggae Song ‘La La La’ as Snoop Lion (Audio)

    Jul 23, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Snoop Dogg on Friday dropped a new reggae song under the moniker, Snoop Lion. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] “La La La,” from his new album “Reincarnated,” is produced by Major Lazer and features rising singer, Jovi Rockwell. Snoop Lion, who sings over the slow-burning, tropical-flavored production, has launched a Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr under […]