Category Archive for ‘Artist Spotlight’
Rich Man is a feature film that reveals the proudly beating heart of reggae music through the untold story of Clinton Fearon, one of the most prolific and underappreciated artists to emerge from Jamaica’s musical renaissance of the 1960s and 70s.… Read More
Clinton Fearon just celebrated his 70th birthday. Looking back at his life, the international artist remembers the different steps that brought him where he is today.
First period of his journey happens in the country side of Jamaica. Clinton Fearon was born and raised in the hills of the… Read More
“Nobody expected it … and nobody could believe it … but could anyone comprehend it?
Would anyone dare step outside to confront the unknown? Or would forces greater than any individual weave a kinetic reaction tighter than previously imaginable.
About five years ago, Jayson “Agent Jay” Nugent, guitarist of the internationally adored NYC-based ska/reggae band, The Slackers, had been cycling north on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn. After hitting a patch of construction that was not barricaded, Nugent badly broke and dislocated… Read More
If you listen to the continually evolving Rootfire Progressive Roots Playlist, a wicked little dub number titled “Sunny Tubby” may have recently caught your ear. Its playful bassline, meandering organ and smooth saxophone may have transported you… Read More