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MIDNITE to perform in Denver on Nelson Mandela Day

MIDNIGHT RAVER’s partner site Inity Weekly and Rockers Movement are joining forces to celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day with St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands-based roots reggae band, Midnite. Midnite has gained a massive cult-like following. With the “chant-and-call” style and heavy conscious lyrics of Midnite’s Vaughn Benjamin enhancing...
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Greatest Mandela Tribute Tunes?

Many thanks to MIDNIGHT RAVER’s Peter Van Arnhem for sending me this list of the greatest reggae tunes with Nelson Mandela in the title.  The list was compiled by Reggae artists were an integral part of the awareness campaign against apartheid. Macka B: Proud of Mandela Admiral...
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A few words about Nelson Mandela

A HARD RAIN FALLS IN DC AS HOPE IS SNATCHED FROM THE WORLD So I guess what everyone’s saying is true:  the world lost a giant today. Unfortunately, I found out about the death of Nelson Mandela at 6am this morning when I turned on the television to...
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“Let’s recall some great men”

This Burning Spear 12″ could not be more relevant.  They don’t make truly authentic leaders like they used to – martyrs who were willing to give their lives for the cause.  Men like Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Nelson Mandela.  Today, we have lightweights like Barak Obama, Al...
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