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Lost Lucky Dube Interview

Another MIDNIGHT RAVER exclusive from the archives of Peter van Arnhem. On 18 October 2007, the Lucky Dube, one of reggae’s most beloved artists, was shot and killed during a carjacking in the Johannesburg suburb of Rosettenville shortly after dropping… Continue Reading

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ROGER STEFFENS live and direct from Reggae On The River 2014!

Roger, just back from Reggae On The River 2014, sent me this message about his time at the festival and I thought people might find it interesting. “Mutabaruka and I go back 33 years, to his first U.S. tour following… Continue Reading

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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,… Continue Reading

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Nkulee Dube: “In South Africa, A Reggae Legacy Lives On” (NPR Interview)

Reggae, of course, was born in Jamaica, but the music has deep connections to what many Jamaicans consider the motherland – Africa. South African artist Lucky Dube was the continent’s all-time bestselling reggae singer. When he was murdered during a carjacking in… Continue Reading

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META MIX Midnight Dread Reggae On The River Aug 4 ’02 Headlining DJ Set closing night

“Doug Wendt was & remains one of America’s greatest all time dj/vj’s, ahead of his time as ever, revealing that America’s no future except for a swiftly gaining past.”-Roger Steffens I’ve DJed at Reggae On The River for twenty years… Continue Reading

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Nkulee Dube: ‘Lioness On The Rise’

  Today, Nkulee is in Würzberg, Germany to perform at the Reggae Jam Festival. So, this is your second European summer festival tour, is that right? “Yeah, we did a tour last year during this time, yeah.  It’s more calm, I… Continue Reading

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Lucky Dube “Back To My Roots” Sunsplash ’91, Montego Bay, JA

A very memorable performance by the late Lucky Dube at Reggae Sunsplash 1991.  There were a ton of great performances that year including Cocoa Tea, Maxi Priest and Shabba, Third World, Barrington Levy, Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, and a stunning… Continue Reading