Thursday, January 7, 2010


Reggae originated in Jamacia! Heres some Facts about it:

Official Name: Jamaica
Capital City:Kingston
Size:4,411 square miles. Slightly smaller than the state of Connecticut in the U.S.
Length:146 miles
Width: 22-51 miles
Population: 2,605,800 (July 2000 estimate).
Population of a few selected cities:Kingston, 800,000; Montego Bay, 82,000; Mandeville, 13,681; Port Antonio, 10,426; Ocho Rios, 5,851; Negril, 1,166
Annual population growth rate:0.46%
Average Temperature: 82° F
Climate: Tropical. Hot, Humid, temperate interior.
Average Rainfall:78 inches annually
Population: 2.6 million (July 2000 estimate).


Ethnic Groups:Black (90.9%), mixed (7.3%), East Indian (1.3%), white (0.2%), Chinese (0.2%)

Natural Resources: Bauxite, gypsum and limestone.

Famous Reggae Quotes!

Famous Reggae Quotes!!!

+ "Have your own opinion. I have no time to think if its too commercial. If it is, it is, If it's not, it's not." (Ziggy Marley)

+ "Musicians have always educated people through music, you know even though now a days a lot of music just talks about sex, women, and drugs.
Music I think should be teaching and talking to people about important things in life."(Lucky Dube)

+Rastafari not a culture, it’s a reality. ” (Bob Marley)

+ “Man is a universe within himself. ” (Bob Marley)

+ “Soon the earth will tilt on its axis and begin to dance to the reggae beat to the accompaniment of earthquake. And who can resist the dance of the earthquake, mon?” (Peter Tosh)

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Bob Marley Soccer!

“Football is a whole skill to itself. A whole world. A whole universe to itself. Me love it because you have to be skilful to play it! Freedom! Football is freedom.” (Bob Marley- 1979)”

Many people are suprised to hear that Bob Marley is a fantastic soccer player and a huge fan.Bob Marley simply loved kicking a ball. About every single day when on tour or in the recording studio. He also loved watching soccer on tv. His favourite team was Santos Futebol Clube ( Brazil ). His favourite player was Edson Arantes do Nascimento, world famous as Pele, who began playing for Santos at age 15.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010


With Reggae music offten comes the religon Rastifarianisum. The Rastsfari movementy is a "messianic religio-political movement" One that began in the Jamacian slums in the 1920s and 30s. The most famous Rastafari is Bob Malrey, whose reggae music gained the Jamaican movement in international recognition. There is significant variation within the Rastafari movement and no formal prganization. Some Rastafarians see rasta more as a way of life than a religon.

Third World

Third World is widley recognized as one of the legendary bands in reggae history. Third world is distintive by the virtue or their crossover skill: a great deal of their success grew from their ability to bled reggae music with other sounds, particularly those coming out of Black American culture.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Johnny Nash

Johnny Nash

Johhny Nash was born in Houston, Texas on Augest 19th 1940. In 1972, Johhny started recording in Jamica. This is where he met Bob Marley. Bob marley wrote Johnnys next big hit called "stir it up"