Reggae MD Gatekeeper radiogram from Midnight Dread

Pointing out signposts and travel conditions to help pass through The Gate ‘pon life’s road: The actual words of Marcus Garvey fire up the massive along with the debut of Bob’s new live album and my track “American Ghost Town”… Continue Reading


“NO WOMAN NO CRY The Life of Bob Marley” 1981 booklet by Dr. G. K. Osei

Here’s the cover and one of the scarce photos reproduced inside. First issued by The African Publication Society in London in September 1981 and written by Professor of African History Dr. G. K. Osei. The 44 page booklet is 5… Continue Reading


BoJangles/Mighty Two “Prophesy Reveal”/”Fullfillment” (Errol T) 1977

1977, the that the two sevens clash.  This rare 7″ contains the DJ version to Culture’s “Two Sevens Clash,” a reference to the prophecies of Marcus Mosiah Garvey.  On the flip side is the phenomenal version titled “Fulfillment,” produced by… Continue Reading


‘Marley, the Maytals, and the Reggae Armageddon’ (Bob Marley interview, 1975)

Today I share with you an interview that Richard Cromelin conducted with Bob Marley in 1975.  The interview, published in Rolling Stone magazine on 11 September 1975, provides insight into Rastafari, the use of ganja as a sacrament, and Babylon. … Continue Reading


Augustus Pablo: “Foggy Road” (Version) and “Marcus Garvey” (Version)

Included are 3 rare classic versions by Augustus Pablo.  Pablo covers Burning Spear’s “Foggy Road” and “Marcus Garvey” inna Rockers stylee! 1. “Foggy Road Version” (Pablo On Keys) 2. “Foggy Road Version” (Pablo On Melodica) 3. “Marcus Garvey Version”    … Continue Reading