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Jacob Miller vs. Cornell Campbell

Long before rap battles or east coast vs. west coast, Rastas were perfecting the art of battle on wax. On “Too Much Imitator” Jacob Miller sets his sights on Cornell Campbell over the Lewis brothers’ “Tenement Yard” riddim… “Dreadlock is originator, Allen Cole study imitator…” “Say you are...
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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Jacob Miller

“If reggae lost its soul when Marley died, it lost its heart when Miller died.”  – Jah Raver Jacob Matthias Miller is one of reggae’s greatest treasures.  In addition to being one of reggae’s most talented vocalists, he brought an unmatched energy and an excitement to reggae.  His...
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Bob Marley interview, St. Maarten, March 1980

It is 21 March 1980 and Bob Marley, Jacob Miller, Junior Marvin, and Chris Blackwell are on the island of St. Maarten after spending some time in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.  Marley, Miller, and Marvin are interviewed by journalist Elton Jones.  It is Marley at his most controversial as...
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Reggae MD, Good For You

Now ear this. A new full-time full up stream for Midnight & All-Day Ravers: After many months, & special tests Doug Wendt presents a special tonic & degree,
 Extra something guaranteed, recipe balanced carefully, FDA I-proved, Reggae MD Vital vinyl, unique mixes, carefully selected, all ages, covers &...
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More Vintage Reggae Photos

Here are several more vintage reggae photos.  Someone emailed these to me so I do not know who the photographer is for all of them.  I have denoted the photographer if known.  Please let me know if you know any identifying information about a photo, including the photographer. ...
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Jacob Miller “We A Rockers” 1978

Here is Jacob Miller performing “We A Rockers” on Earl Chin’s NYC-based ROCKERS TV in 1978.  Earl Chin’s television show, which also included an interview segment, was frequented by the biggest reggae stars of the day while they passed through NYC, including Bob Marley and Peter Tosh.
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