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One Love: Unveiling the Heart of Rastafari Culture

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Rastafari, often mistaken for just dreadlocks and reggae, pulsates with a rich history, vibrant belief system, and unique practices that extend far beyond the shores of Jamaica. Born from the struggles of the African diaspora, Rastafari offers a powerful message of liberation, respect for Africa, and a call for unity. This blog post delves into the heart of Rastafari culture, exploring its core beliefs, practices, and customs that resonate from Jamaica to Ethiopia. Rooted in Faith: A Reinterpreted Bible Central to Rastafari is a distinct interpretation of the Bible. Rastas believe in one God, Jah, who they see as a manifestation of the divine within each person. They draw heavily from the Old Testament, particularly the story of the Israelites' captivity in Babylon. This resonates with the Rastafarian experience of oppression under European colonialism, which they view as metaphorical Babylon. Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia, crowned in 1930, holds immense significance. Many R

Billyboy The Jamaican Cowboy: The first to ever do it.

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  REGGAE MIXED WITH COUNTRY SINGER BILLYBOY The Jamaican Cowboy  The First Country Reggae Singer BILLYBOY THE JAMAICAN COWBOY Joined MR. E for a phenomenal chat on B.O.S.S. Radio's REGGAE HOUR PODCAST on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Amazon, Google Podcast, Apple Podcast or Right above LOL. After this interview make sure to find Billyboy The Jamaican Cowboy on those same streaming services and platforms. https://music.apple.com/us/artist/billyboy-the-jamaican-cowboy/1380201217 https://open.spotify.com/artist/1mICGZ0dJqy5WYAdaV1KDN https://music.amazon.com/artists/B07CT7XT4D/billyboy-the-jamaican-cowboy https://www.deezer.com/us/artist/14710351 https://www.jango.com/music/Billyboy+the+jamaican+cowboy/images https://www.youtube.com/@billyboythejamaicancowboy https://www.reverbnation.com/billyboythejamaicancowboy Billyboy the Jamaican Cowboy: Bridging Cultures with Music and Heart Billyboy the Jamaican Cowboy isn't your average artist. This Kingston native is a true melting pot of influenc

Hardio proves he is a Reggae Phenomenon

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  Hardio for Peace and Love Talking with this brother was a straight blessing and We can't wait for you to hear this conversation. Talking about Music, reminiscing about friends, manifesting the future, there was no stone left unturned in this dialogue between two highly intelligent men. Biography Leon Smith (Hardio) Leon Smith, better known to the world as HARDIO, is a dynamic, talented artist hailing from the heart of Kingston, Jamaica. His unique sound and tone were recognized by his friends at a young age, leading them to christen him with his memorable stage name. Growing up in Kingston during the 90s, HARDIO was immersed in a vibrant musical scene, surrounded by talented artists like his neighbor, the legendary Spragga Benz. From an early age, he honed his skills, performing at every school fair and classroom gathering. Focused on creating great content with beautiful melodies, HARDIO quickly became a fixture in the local music scene. Determined to succeed in his musical care

Fraser-Pryce Vs Richardson World's Athletic Championship

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Will Richardsoin Hold Her weight against the Jamaican Superstar The World Athletic Championship is set to take place in Budapest from August 19th to the 27th, and the competition is heating up as Jamaican superstar Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce returns to the track with a fast time. Sha’Carri Richardson’s bid for the world championship just got a lot spicier! Fraser-Pryce, the reigning World Champion in the 100-meter event, is one of the greatest sprinters of all-time. She has an impressive collection of medals, including three Olympic golds, four silvers, and a bronze, as well as 10 gold medals at the World Championships and four silvers. At 36 years old, she led another Jamaican sweep last July for a record-extending fifth 100-meter title. Richardson, on the other hand, did not run at the meet because she was eliminated in the first round of Nationals. However, she has since qualified for the 2023 World Championships by winning the U.S. Outdoor Championships in Eugene. Now, with the World

Reggae Festivals Fall 2023

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Reggae Festivals Fall 2023: A Celebration of Music, Culture, and Unity As summer comes to a close , music enthusiasts eagerly await the arrival of the fall season, which brings with it a series of vibrant and soulful Reggae Festivals. The year 2023 promises to be one of the most exciting and memorable for reggae lovers, as a lineup of incredible artists and a plethora of diverse events take center stage. From the Caribbean to Europe, these festivals are set to deliver an unforgettable experience, filled with pulsating rhythms, positive vibes, and an unbreakable sense of unity. Listen to "Jamaica's Power House Redeemm Reclaims His Sound" on Spreaker. One of the most iconic and highly anticipated events on the reggae calendar , the Jamaica Reggae Festival, will kick off the fall season with a bang. Held on the beautiful island of Jamaica, this festival pays homage to the roots of reggae music, attracting both local and international artists. From the legendary Bob Marley to

[Sneak Peak][New Music Video] Skaii D Limit Phenomenal

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Sneak Peak BY B.O.S.S. Radio and Southside Boss Connection Skaii D Limit  New Music Video Tune In Below Skaii D Limit, has been blessing B.O.S.S. Radio with new content as she is possibly be the hardest working Reggae Artist in Dancehall. Filled with Ambition and Driven by Purpose, she continues to top previous projects as if she was just getting started. After this sneak peak checkout her interviews with Mr. E below. But, without further ado, from her newest project Phenomenal: https://www.facebook.com/SkaiiDLimit See More Videos Here.

[Live Interview] Roya reggae artist tells us why Believing in yourself matters

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  Roya Live on B.O.S.S. Radio Starting as a youth, singing was a fundamental right that Roya exercise with no prejudice. Built into the key cornerstones of her DNA, the natural talent she possesses has propelled her into a journey of music and influence. And, even though she was faced with challenges, she continued to believe in herself. From a youth, Roya was known to have an exceptional voice and talent that would lead her to sucess and with the help of her family particularly her older brother, she began to make waves. We love the way she talks about believing in one self. Listen below to hear how she did it and learn who the next to multitalented artist will be on the scene.  

[Live Interview] I-Octane World Renowned Reggae Artists

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I-Octane Live on B.O.S.S. Radio Moods, the recent global release from I-Octane hit the ground running. It  debut at number two on the sales-driven US Current Reggae Albums Chart within a day of its release. So you know we had to get this reggae star on the air with us.  This is the fourth Top 10 entry for I-Octane. His previous efforts are 2012's  Crying to The Nation  and 2014's  My Journey  peaked at numbers six and eight, respectively. His 2018's  Love And Life  went as high as number three.  Listening to I-Octane, you can hear the experiences that he sings about are real life events. his new album Moods proves to be a personal album. 100% female oriented, this is the first time he has done a project of this magnitude. "I never came across this way... so this is one of my favorite," the reggae artist sounded with. We also had to ask him about the critics thoughts on the language of the album: "Those people do not believe in growth... there expectation for

[Live Interview] Jah Kooks Live on B.O.S.S. Radio

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Jah Kooks Live Jah Kooks is a Jamaican musician and performer. He was born on December 21, 1987 as Kenrick Graham and we here at B.O.S.S. Radio were blessed to have him join us by telephone to talk about his music, career, and life. He also tells us the story on how his name was created (very dual personality.) We discussed growing up in Portland Cottage Clarendon, Being inspired first by his school teachers to never give up, to performing in front of a plethora of fans. He broke down the meaning behind is chart topping record "Still A Hold It" and told us about more music in the making. The recording single “Still a hold it” was recorded and released in 2018, Produced by House Of Payne Empire Inc. Recently the song was revamped and has been playing on many radio stations Worldwide giving him a household name in the music industry. So, tune in turn up and zone out as we bring to you Mr. Jah Kooks... https://www.facebook.com/kenrich.graham http://www.houseofpayneempire.com/ ht

Aaron Silk on B.O.S.S. Radio

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Aaron The Rod Recording Reggae artist Aaron Silk - Floyd Smith aka “Aaron Silk” was born on January 10, in a humble community called Downs in Manchester. A graduate of Holmwood Technical High School, Aaron majored in Electrical Engineering but music was always his first love. “Music is the rod and we are Moses, Music is the voice of his brother Aaron” Prophecies of  Garnet Silk. Aaron blessed us here at B.O.S.S. Radio with Positive Vybez as he sat down with Mr. E and discussed... pretty much a better world full of uplifting energy and peace of mind. We also discussed his up and coming EP in the works so, tune in below to get the details on when and where you can find this treasure of musical talent.  https://www.facebook.com/aaronsilkmusicja https://twitter.com/aaronsilkmusic https://www.instagram.com/aaron_therod/

Mr. Flava Stars on the Strip Showcase

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Stars of the Strip   Music Showcase   Mr. Flava is set to turn up on the stage. Along with a myriad of other guests, Mr. Flava has been invited to bring some of the best reggae music the island of Jamaica has been proud to conceive. He has been on the scene for a hot minute so this doesn't come as a surprise to Jamaican Reggae fans, and has been honestly yearned for on the underground circuit.  Mr. Flava was recently a guest on B.O.S.S. Radio and the listeners responded by making his the number one episode on Reggae Hour. Make sure you are there to See this great performance.

[Reggae] UNESCO: "...the music continues to act as a voice for all."

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Reggae Music Makes it to the   Global Culture Heritage List  Bob Marley would be so proud of the child he helped raise, Reggae. UNESCO, on November 29th 2018, included Reggae Music of Jamaica on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Olivia Grange,  Jamaica's Minister of Culture, Gender and Entertainment applied earlier this year and she has been victorious.  What Exactly does this mean? Well, that's above our expertise so we will let the Website Reggaeville explain but one thing I do know is that with the new inclusion, Reggae music will be protected by the UN on the grounds of "Its contribution to international discourse on issues of injustice, resistance, love and humanity underscores the dynamics of the element as being at once cerebral, socio-political, sensual and spiritual. The basic social functions of the music – as a vehicle for social commentary, a cathartic practice, and a means of praising God – have not chan