Jamaica’s Independence Celebration this Tuesday on the Rooftop of Kress


Come celebrate Jamaica’s Independence this Tuesday night on the roof top of Kress in Hollywood. We will have complimentary champagne for early arrivals and Jamaican Independence songs in honor of the day.

The Jamaica National Flag was first raised on Independence Day, August 6, 1962. It signifies the birth of the nation that created reggae music.

Rock Jamaica Goes Underground Tuesday to Celebrate Neville Garrick’s Earthstrong


Bob Marley, Family Man & Neville Garrick in London on the Exodus Tour 1977 – Photo Cate Simon

Kress – 6608 Hollywood Blvd. 90028
Doors – 10p, Cost –  Free B4 11p & $10 after

In honor of  Neville Garrick’s Earthstrong Rock Jamaica is taking it to the Basement club of Kress this Tuesday. Come help us celebrate the achievements of one of Jamaica’s most prominent artistic minds who provided the visuals for legendary musicians like Bob Marley, Bunny Wailier, Peter Tosh, Steel Pulse, Burning Spear, Marcia Griffith and many more reggae artists.

There will be a special mix of Neville’s favorite classic songs from these artists in a dedication to their music and Neville’s artistry. So come party with a legend and experience how the foundation of music was laid in the ‘Foundation Club’ at Kress where we can go loud and bring you the real underground movement…

Smoking patio available so don’t worry bout elevating your experience…

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Usain Bolt Wins Today at Aviva London Grand Prix 100m Finals


Rock Jamaica Media Coverage of Dappa Yute Performance


Rock Jamaica on Tuesday June 24th featured the upcoming Jamaican artist Dappa Yute performing his latest song ‘Feel The Vibe’. Below is some press that was captured by a couple different media sites of the night and Dappa’s performance.

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Bolt Predicts Breaking World Record This Friday!


Bolt talks tough ahead of London GP

LONDON, England (AFP) – Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt plans to send a message to arch rival Tyson Gay by breaking the world 100m record in the London Grand Prix on Friday.

BOLT… I’ve never backed down from any challenge

Bolt, who won gold in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay in record times at the Beijing Olympics last year, is determined to use the Crystal Palace event to crush the morale of his main rival for gold at next month’s World Athletics Championships in Berlin.

The 22-year-old is slowly returning to peak form after posting 19.59sec for the 200m in Lausanne earlier this month and clocking a time of 9.79sec over 100m in cold, rainy conditions in Paris on Friday.

Despite Bolt’s impressive times, Gay still believes he has the beating of the Jamaican. But Bolt insists there is no-one in the sport who scares him and he will prove the point in south London this weekend.

“I’m not running scared. I’m not scared of anyone – I’ve never backed down from any challenge,” Bolt said at a press conference yesterday.

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Dappa Yute Performs ‘Feel The Vibe’ This Tuesday @ Rock Jamaica


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Tuesday July 21st @ Kress 6608 Hollywood Blvd. 90028

Rock Jamaica is proud to have Dappa Yute performing this Tuesday on the roof top of Kress in Hollywood. Our goal has always been to help upcoming artists who posses talent and a serious work ethic to make it on their own so it was an easy decision to give Dappa the opportunity to perform. We were very impressed with the new single ‘Feel the Vibe’ and especially the music video which is better than a lot of big named artists videos that are currently in rotation on television. Dappa has a very good opportunity right now to get noticed with Sean Paul dropping his new album and Damian Marley touring with Nas on the ‘Rock the Bells’ tour. People are going to be hearing a lot more dancehall this summer due to Damian and Sean being back on the scene so we thought it was good time to let an undiscovered artist take the stage at Rock Jamaica. Rock Jamaica’s last performances saw reggae legend Junior Reid and hip hop icon Chali 2NA of Jurassic 5 take the roof top by storm so all eyes will be on Dappa to see how he can move the crowd this Tuesday on the roof. Check out Dappa Yute’s new music video below and his brief bio. Continue reading

King of sprint – Bolt wins 100m in 9.79 seconds in Paris



SAINT-DENIS, France (AP):World record-holder Usain Bolt easily won the 100 metres at the Areva Meeting outside Paris yesterday but just missed out on Tyson Gay’s season-best time. The Jamaican, gearing up for next month’s World Championships in Berlin, won in 9.79 seconds. “I had a bad start, but I ran a good time,” Bolt said. Gay timed 9.77 last week at the Golden Gala in Rome. Daniel Bailey of Antigua and Barbuda was second to Bolt in a national record 9.91, and Yohan Blake of Jamaica was third in a personal-best 9.93. Continue reading

Jackson’s to Perform at Reggae Sumfest in Jamaica Next Weekend


Thirty-four years after performing for a massive crowd at the National Stadium in St Andrew, two of the ‘Jackson Five’ will return to Jamaica for Reggae

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Jackson 5 with Bob Marley on their first trip to Jamaica

Sumfest 2009, the event organisers have announced.

Tito and Jackie Jackson will grace the Reggae Sumfest stage for the first time since their brother, King of Pop Michael Jackson’s death, and the Summerfest Production chairman, Robert Russell, said there was a strong possibility the group’s other members, Marlon and Jermaine, will share the limelight.

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The deal, which was brokered by New York journalist Vinette Pryce, a friend of the Jacksons, has been dubbed a major coup by the promoters who had taken a decision to dedicate the entire show to Michael after his sudden death on June 25 Continue reading




An Alluring look inside the Velvet Rope of Global Jet-Setting Trendsetters

As the sun sets on the famous Hollywood Strip  Horizon and gives way to an intoxicating  moonlit sky, you begin to see sultry shadows of style conscious beings emerging and being immediately whisks away to the secret back elevator lift leading  to Hollywood’s known Best & Most Avante Garde future-chic Rooftop Lounge that the city has to offer. Continue reading

Super “Haute” Jamaican Model Nell Robinson In This Months Cosmopolitan Magazine


Poised For Perfection
Cosmopolitan Magazine/August 2009

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Nell in Aug. Cosmo                                     August 2009 Cover

Nell Robinson-Jamaica’s sweetheart, A true “Island Goddess” turned International Supermodel graces once more the glossy pages of Cosmopolitan Magazine for the month of August 2009 (p. 186). Nell now being a household name to many across the globe,  has an  unprecedented record holding of the most requested model via email since her first appearance in Cosmopolitan Magazine Uk Issue march 2008 (p. 214). Continue reading