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LOS ANGELES, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The critically acclaimed JazzReggae Festival at UCLA is pleased to announce that the headliners for the 2010 festival are Raphael Saadiq on May 30th Jam Day, and Nas and Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley on May 31st Reggae Day.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SunFest, Florida's largest music, art and waterfront festival, announces several national acts scheduled to appear at the 28th annual event being held April 28-May 2, along one of the most scenic sections of Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach.
By RICK MASSIMO It's been three years since Damian Marley's third album, Welcome to Jamrock, put the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley on the musical map with dance-floor slammers such as the title track and "Move!".
By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - A never-before-released Bob Marley song believed to have been recorded in a Miami bedroom in 1979 will appear on the upcoming compilation "Africa Unite: The Singles Collection." Due November 8 via Island/Tuff Gong/UME, the set features "Slogans," the master tape of which was discovered in 2003 by Marley's sons Ziggy and Stephen.
By Todd Martens LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley took the U.S. pop charts by storm earlier this month, when "Welcome to Jamrock" bowed at No. 7 on Billboard 200, the highest debut for a reggae release since Nielsen SoundScan starting collating data in 1991.
(In paragraph 3, corrects Walls label affiliation to Asylum Records from Atlantic Records) By Margo Whitmire LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - In a week that saw seven albums open in the top 10 of the U.S. pop charts, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerged triumphant with a No.
By Margo Whitmire LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - In a week that saw seven albums open in the top 10 of the U.S. pop charts, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerged triumphant with a No. 1 debut, ending the two-week reign of Kanye West.
By Barry A. Jeckell NEW YORK (Billboard) - Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" racked up its 10th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart Thursday, the longest reign so far this year. Rihanna's "Pon de Replay" was No. 2 for a third week.