If we’re not careful, Damian Marley thinks corporations will ruin cannabis culture

From the moment he walks into a small banquet room in the back of the Sunset Marquis Hotel in West Hollywood, Damian Marley projects a different swag than his brothers Julian and Stephen Marley. With a black-and-red “Zilla” snapback on his head covering his knee-length dreadlocks, a fresh pair of navy Timberland boots and a gleaming gold Rolex, the youngest son of reggae king Bob … Continue reading If we’re not careful, Damian Marley thinks corporations will ruin cannabis culture

658… Jamaica’s New Area Code

The current area code, ‘876’, is almost exhausted and requires an additional code, or NPA (numbering plan area), which will come into effect at midnight on May 31, 2018. The change effectively makes the dialling of local numbers a mandatory 10-digit exercise (the three-digit area code plus the last seven digits of the phone number). Although mandatory 10-digit dialling is six months away, the country’s … Continue reading 658… Jamaica’s New Area Code

British residents deported to Jamaica told to ‘put on accent’

Labour MP David Lammy condemns government leaflet telling new arrivals how to blend in The government has been criticised over a leaflet for people it claims to be deporting to their home country, which includes advice to put on a local accent. David Lammy, the Labour MP who spoke passionately about the Home Office’s treatment of the Windrush generation on Monday, said the document demonstrated … Continue reading British residents deported to Jamaica told to ‘put on accent’

What’s Your Instagram & Twitter? US wants 5 years’ worth of social media history from visa applicants

Almost everyone applying for a US visa will be asked to list their social media accounts before being granted entry, under proposals put forward by Donald Trump’s administration. Applicants will be required to submit details of any accounts held in the preceding five years on sites such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn. An estimated 14.7 million people a year would be affected by the move, … Continue reading What’s Your Instagram & Twitter? US wants 5 years’ worth of social media history from visa applicants

Damian Marley Talks ‘Living It Up’ Video & Taking His Son Back to Jamaica

Bob Marley passed away over 30 years ago but remains a renowned reggae legend whose music, from his conscious lyrics and revolutionary anthems, is deeply rooted in Jamaican culture and radiates throughout the works of the generations that followed. Bob Marley’s children have kept his legacy alive, including Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, whose latest album Stony Hill — an ode to the Jamaican neighborhood the Marley siblings grew up in — has … Continue reading Damian Marley Talks ‘Living It Up’ Video & Taking His Son Back to Jamaica