Top Interviews in 2014

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Took a bit of a writing hiatus from January to February, after hanging out with the likes of Jah Bouks in Jamaica, over the Christmas period.

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In March, popular entertainer Vybz Kartel was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of an associate. This divided global opinion; I weighed in on the matter via online magazine Bashment Vibes.

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Founder of BashmentVibes.com/Gleaner Journalist Orantes Moore and I, in January (Kingston, Jamaica)

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Five Female Reggae/Dancehall Artists who Made Major Moves in 2014

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The music industry, as a whole, is male dominated and reggae/dancehall is no exception. With that said, there have always been some tenacious, talented women who literally make their voices heard, break records and make them. Not only are these achievements of musical value, but also hold social and cultural significance too. Here are just five of the lionesses who led 2014, in no particular order.

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