Karma has fallen upon us from the world down under in all its beauty and bliss. Welcome home the beautiful Aussie Jasmin Karma.
Welcome to the new moniker Akae Beka: Sun Star Moon Roots Reggae, featuring Vaughn Benjamin lead singer of Midnite.
The development of a society depends on the selfless service rendered to the community. Time to serve in your community.
A beautiful work of art can unfold the elements of human values. Beautiful art may be intricate and inspiring at the same time.
A strong message conveyed by a meaningful song can bring about positive change in your life. The potential of song lyrics is the base of conscious music.
Nelson Mandela was an avid proponent of world peace. He propagated the vision of eradicating poverty, racism and injustice to bring everlasting peace in the world.
Creed embodies beliefs that unite us in thought and action. We motivate all to achieve the dream of a peaceful world, united in love of equity, justice, truth & knowledge.
As we travel from runways to festivals we keep running into fashion tragedies so figured we'd take it upon ourselves to lend a hand for the season.
The word fire adorns many an album cover and is included in countless song titles. Reggae artists refer to burning everything from herb in their fonta leaf, to the Babylonian system as a whole.
If there was ever man whose life was filled with the wild winds of emotions, good and bad, it was Peter Tosh. This was a man who never doubted his passion.
The Wailers were among the first American Garage bands. They were the first Reggae act to be signed to an international record label: Chris Blackwell and Island Records.
The banana boat. The quintessential image of Caribbean island labor. It is the visual pun to a host of old jokes and jibes directed at people of West Indian heritage.
The entire Jamaican musical movement involved a lot of different factions. From the most sophisticated businessmen and politicians to tough-minded crooks.
That ol’ boy Socrates was certainly on to something when he uttered the very introspective phrase; “An unexamined life is not worth living.
Winston "Burning Spear" Rodney was born in the small town of Saint Anne’s Bay in 1948. He grew up in a town of straightforward country folks.
The effect that Reggae has had on the world is most poignant when considering Africa’s place in the modern world. Africa is a bone of contention for all who invoke her name.
Island Records founder Chris Blackwell once said that Jamaican music’s influence is totally disproportionate to its size. We like to call Jamaica the loudest island in the world.
It is said that great things happen during great times, and great people become great during great times. This must have been true in Trench Town back in the 1960s.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was perhaps, the greatest man to have born in the 21st century. Nelson Mandela was the spearhead of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa.
Humans tend to rationalize that we are the de facto authority on our planet and we have innumerous debates as our road to that responsibility, birthright, and burden. However, what criteria are the benchmarks for improvement?
Global Reggae will share a lecture on the worldwide impact of reggae music on the world. Cooper' s sophisticated elegance fuses with her scholarship of Brand Reggae, Jamaican culture, Cultural and Literary Theories.
If you can dream of a better world, you can make it happen. For Alfonso D'Niscio Brooks and Ewart Jr Burton, the driving force behind Rockers Movement...
The arts and culture sector has proven to be an institution built to last. Rockers Movement is prepared and ready to continue to build this sector.
I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from.
A youth led non-profit organization at work in 19 countries including Latin American and the Caribbean to overcome extreme poverty in slums.
Who among us will take the lead in assisting our community to begin enriching the value of our lives? Rockers Movement has initiated the process through creating festivals...
Art and Music have been the signpost of moral clarity since the 1960’s. We use our events to show the importance of art as an element of social progress.
Feeding South Florida’s mission is to end hunger by providing immediate access to nutritious food, by leading hunger and poverty advocacy efforts, and by transforming lives through innovative programming and education.
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Through the joint work of families living in extreme hardship and youth volunteers, TECHO seeks to overcome poverty. “Rockers Movement will amplify our message and continue to scream that Miami is committed to overcoming poverty,”
Rockers Movement expresses our hopes and dreams of a world in which what we have in common is far greater than that which divides us. Through their Festivals, we live not by looking at each other but by looking together in the same direction.
Food For The Poor would like to thank Rockers Movement and their supporters for channeling their passion for music to raise awareness about the critical needs of the poor. Your compassion and generosity will help us triumph over hunger. When organizations with a common goal come together to serve, there is nothing we cannot accomplish.
The City of Miami takes pleasure in celebrating Rockers movement events that bring together music and food from around the world. We welcome this coming together structured as a Zero Waste Initiative, an act of community consciousness that educates by example, and augmented by the musical power of groups from around the world. It is fitted and appropriate that local officials, on behalf of our residents, pause to hail this festive music event that promotes Reggae's "land & people' heritage.
Music is the fabric of our society and the City of Miami Gardens takes pride in recognizing those initiatives that celebrate and honor the art of music; and Now , Therefor, be it resolved that I, Oliver Gilbert, Mayor of the City of Miami Gardens, Florida along with my colleagues of the City Council, on behalf of the Residents, do hereby commend the Rockers Movement on their significant contributions to the South Florida community and urge all Residents to partake in their events.
Music has always had the power to unite and inspire humanitarianism. "The Miami Reggae Festival takes it to the top, offering the highest quality of performance, political ambience and service to community available anywhere. “Truly international in orientation, there is no other place where one can experience such a rich presentation of the best in music talent. Miami proves again, this time through its Reggae Festival, that it is the place to be for the internationalizing of Caribbean culture.