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Buju Banton at Asylum


Notorious, unrepentant homophobe and Jamaican reggae star BUJU BANTON plays at Asylum tonight, a date that, unlike a few forthcoming gigs, wasn’t cancelled in outrage...
By webteam  |  September 16, 2009
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Timeline: Reggae in Boston

A timeline of reggae milestones in Boston
1968 - 2009
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 22, 2009
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Reggae revival

The climate is tropical, sweet skunk fills the air, and reggae jams are hitting such lofty decibels that I can't even feel my phone vibrate.
Booming in Boston's underground, Caribbean riddims are about to burst back into the mainstream
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 22, 2009
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Salif Keita

Mali’s most celebrated singer, Salif Keita, has long been a musical shape shifter.
M'Bemba | Decca
By BANNING EYRE  |  April 03, 2007
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DJ C freeks out

One of Boston’s favorite mixmasters and music makers, DJ C (a/k/a Jake Trussell), was invited to play New York City, sort of out of the blue, alongside Chicago ragga MC and fellow Mashit artist Zulu at the Freek Factory party.
Jake in NYC; Bomshot and Mighty Mystic throwing down; roller-boogie time
By DAVID DAY  |  November 27, 2006
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Número uno

Tego Calderón’s debut album, 2003’s El abayarde , caught the ears of both the reggaetón street and the critical elite. The rise of reggaeton: From Daddy Yankee to Tego Calderón, and beyond. By Wayne Marshall
Tego Calderón hits a reggaetón peak
By WAYNE MARSHALL  |  October 20, 2006