Black Roses by Inner Circle – LP Black Roses – 1990
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama believes smoking marijuana is a “bad habit” but thinks legal penalties now fall disproportionately on minorities and that states legalizing pot should go ahead with their plans, he said in a profile released on Sunday.
“As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes that I smoked as a young person up through a big chunk of my adult life,” he is quoted as saying in a New Yorker magazine article. “I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol.” Read more
FROM as far back as the 1950s, when West Indians migrated in droves to England following World War II, Jamaican music has had an impact on that country.
That impact flourished in the 1960s as ska followed by rocksteady infiltrated British society. The cultural exchange attained higher heights a decade later with the rise of reggae and Bob Marley. The tradition continues today. Read more
VETERAN British broadcaster David Rodigan is a picture of concentration as he sits inside the control booth at Tuff Gong Studios in St Andrew.
Tarrus Riley and his Black Soil Band are in the midst of a recording. The band strikes the opening chords and Rodigan becomes animated. Read more
There’s a new chapter in the ultimate Olympic underdog story of the Jamaican athletes who captivated the world by competing in a traditional alpine sport with only a few months’ practice, spawning the Disney cult classic “Cool Runnings.”
Jamaica, We Have A Bobsled Team. Here’s All You Need To Know About The Olympic Duo. Read more