Tagged with Rockers

BAM: “Do the Reggae” Film Series Celebrates Reggae Culture and Jamaican Independence

BAM: “Do the Reggae” Film Series Celebrates Reggae Culture and Jamaican Independence

A look at the 5-day film festival at Brooklyn’s Academy of Music… Continue reading

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REGGAE 101: First Name, Augustus… Last Name, Pablo

REGGAE 101: First Name, Augustus… Last Name, Pablo

Augustus who?  That is probably what most people ask themselves when they hear the name, “Augustus Pablo.”  Truth is, Augustus Pablo is a proven reggae innovator and is likely your favorite reggae nerd’s most admired musician.  Aside from being a harmonic genius, Augustus Pablo was a very obscure character with an even more obscure approach … Continue reading

Reggae 101: ROCKERS – Rasta’s Cinematic Opus

Step one: wave away the weed smoke from in front of your television screen and ignore the amateur acting.  Step two: focus your third eye and look past the random, yet moving, reggae performances. Immediately following steps one and two, you and any untrained eye can see why Rockers was the most accurate, un-romanticized cinematic depiction … Continue reading