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New Music from Julien Baker, R. City, Whitney Rose and Childbirth

New Music from Julien Baker, R. City, Whitney Rose and Childbirth

Ms. Baker’s debut solo album is lyrical and, at times, disturbing.

Jamaica Will Always Be Home for Damian Marley

Jamaica Will Always Be Home for Damian Marley

The son of the legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, who spends much of his time touring and also lives in Miami, talks about the joys of going back to Jamaica.

Forget Retro. The Men of Havana Embrace the Reggaeton Look.

Forget Retro. The Men of Havana Embrace the Reggaeton Look.

Pompadours and pleather: The reggaeton-influenced style of Havana’s fashion-conscious men shows that Cuba is not stuck in time.

OMI Soars With ‘Cheerleader’ Remix and Aims to Keep Riding High

OMI Soars With ‘Cheerleader’ Remix and Aims to Keep Riding High

It is rare for a Jamaican to top the chart, and OMI, while basking in the publicity of his song’s remix hitting No. 1, hopes to continue to appeal to a variety of audiences.

Johnny Kemp, Bahamian Singer, Dies at 55

Johnny Kemp, Bahamian Singer, Dies at 55

Mr. Kemp, whose “Just Got Paid” reached No. 1 on Billboard’s R&B chart in 1989, was found dead on a beach in Jamaica on Thursday.

Like a Beach Bro, Nestled in a Mellow Reggae Groove

Like a Beach Bro, Nestled in a Mellow Reggae Groove

Magic!, known for its reggae-rock, celebrated its No. 2 hit single and its new album at the Marlin Room on Thursday.

On an Adventure, Feeling ‘All Right’

On an Adventure, Feeling ‘All Right’

“Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds,” at the New Victory Theater, blends Marley’s music with a narrative about a boy who prefers to stay home and watch TV.

How Do You Like Your Blue-Eyed Boys, Mr. Rap?

How Do You Like Your Blue-Eyed Boys, Mr. Rap?

Aer, a white hip-hop and reggae duo, performed to an almost exclusively white audience at Irving Plaza.

William Clarke, Singer for the Band Third World, Dies at 65

William Clarke, Singer for the Band Third World, Dies at 65

Mr. Clarke once said that Third World was not “strictly a reggae band,” but “definitely a reggae band.”

Jamaicans Get Party to Come to Them, via DVD

Jamaicans Get Party to Come to Them, via DVD

Raucous parties in Jamaica are often filmed, and the footage is sold to Jamaicans abroad who are nostalgic for the sights, sounds and thumping bass lines of home.