YardEdge welcomes a guest post by Irie Hatuey who reviews Rootz Underground’s new album, Movement. Movement Rootz Underground Mystic Urchin/Riverstone Records Buy Movement on iTunes. Buy The Lightning Theory on iTunes. Movement introduces Rootz Underground, a six-man group that has come onto the Reggae scene like a storm. The band
Crimson Heart Replica to perform May 5 at Chilitos Mexican Restaurant, 64 Hope Road, Kingston for “Cinco de Mayo”. Showtime 7pm. Come enjoy some great Mexican food and yummy margaritas with Crimson Heart Replica! And what exactly is “Cinco de Mayo” anyway? May 5 or “Cinco de Mayo” is actually
Check out reggae-rocking band BLACK ZEBRA this Friday, April 25 at Red Bones Jazz and Blues Cafe, Braemar Avenue, Kingston. Going to be a great show in a great space. Showtime 9pm, admission is JA$500. Black Zebra T-shirts on sale. www.myspace.com/blackzebramusic We’d love to see your comments/review of the show!!!
Rootz Underground in Chicago For those of you who don’t yet know about Rootz Underground….they are without a doubt one of the most hyped reggae band to come out of Jamaica in the last few years. Known for their fiery performances, Rootz Underground has developed over the last eight years
Charlie Bobus, Inspirator International Part 2 YardEdge: How have you developed your skill? Charlie Bobus: I have developed my skill through my long experience in the performing arts, having started writing and performing on stage from an early age. I have developed my skill through years of self education, online
“Motivating the masses with a positive message” Charlie Bobus, Inspirator International, professional dub poet
Part 1 Charlie Bobus and fellow dub poets at Red Bones Jazz and Blues Cafe YardEdge: How did you first become a dub poet? Charlie Bobus: I first became a dub poet through the writing of poems while attending Wolmers High, especially after starting English Language and English Literature classes.
Cherry Natural Red Bones Blues Cafe showcased some of Jamaica’s finest dub poets on Wednesday, April 9. The show featured a talented cast of dub poets, including Charlie Bobus, Cherry Natural, Poppy Seed, Ganja, Takura, Lloyd Laing, Empress Natty, Mojiba, Iya, Mystic Guerilla, and the Akwaba Drummers, Supersad and Ras
Madonna of the Chakras-Oil Capturing the Imagination-Oil YardEdge: How would people who know you describe you? Juliet: Sensitive, thoughtful, someone who thinks about things deeply (and maybe thinks too much at times), likes to talk about meaningful and interesting things, enjoys good company, a people person whose friends and family
YardEdge talks to Jamaican watercolour artist Juliet Thorburn about her work and what it’s like to be a full time artist in Jamaica. YardEdge: Why are you an artist? Juliet: It’s a creative outlet for me- a part of my self expression. YardEdge: When did you first become
Back by popular demand, Juliet’s paintings are featured again here at YardEdge. Juliet’s work can perhaps be divided into 3 phases: watercolours, ethereals, and oils. Her early works were almost always watercolours, then she moved onto what she describes as “ethereals” which are also done in watercolour. She now is