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Women In Reggae – Jah9

How can I even begin to describe someone like Jah9? She is not just a musician, but a poet, and her work is immensely important to the world we live in today.

I will never forget riding in a car with two of my strong… Read More

Women In Reggae – Sister Carol

Rootfire is starting a new series about Women in Reggae, to help amplify the voices of the amazing females that have made an impact on this music. These stories are specifically meant to help push women to the forefront when they have historically been held back, whether… Read More

Apocalypse Dreams: Satan, Rasta, and the Islamic State

I was raised anxious about the end of days. The fear was never instilled by my parents, or any religion. I was never formally warned of the Four Horseman or anything.  Instead, it seeped surreptitiously into my awareness, drawing from a peripheral swirl of stories, songs, and an imaginative media, whose… Read More

Bob Marley Dublin July 6, 1980

On the 6th of July, 1980, Bob Marley played the now historic concert at Dalymount Park on Dublin’s north side, at that time the home of the soccer club Bohs. Rumours abound that Bob had a kickaround before the concert. Dublin was only starting to experience major music acts… Read More