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Lioness Of Reggae

The Best Of RitaMarley: #LionessOfReggae, a limited edition vinyl-exclusive compilation album, is out everywhere!

Track Listings
Disc: 1
1. Harambe
2. One Draw
3. A Jah Jah
4. That’s the Way
5. Who Feels It Knows It
6. King Street
7. Thank You Jah
8. Good Morning Jah
9. I’m Still Waiting
10. Pay Play

Rita Marley Foundation(JA) Songwriting Competition

High Schoolers in Jamaica are invited
to participate in the inaugural event!

The Song Should Be Focused on
‘Strong Black Women & Their Role in History.’

Teachers should submit song(s) no later than June 1, 2019; with student(s) bio and head shot.

Email to:


  • 1st place $50,000, plus other splendid prizes
  • 2nd place $25,000, plus other splendid prizes
  • 3rd place $15,000, plus other splendid prizes

Judging Criteria

Song Structure and Composition(20 Points)

  • The song has a clear theme or cohesive idea
  • The song has clearly identifiable sections, verse, chorus, etc.

Lyrics(20 Points)

  • The song is written in English or Patois
  • The lyrics evoke an emotional response¬†from the listener
  • Lyrics are syntactically and grammatically correct, while allowing for colloquial expressions and artistic language use.
  • The lyrics are singable and memorable
  • The lyrics have an identifiable rhyme scheme or pattern

Originality and Content(60 Points)

  • The song expresses the theme in a new or fresh way
  • The song is memorable
  • The song has commercial potential
  • The song must have a title
  • The song focused on strong black women and their role in history

Harambe March-June 2019

Highly Successful 5th Annual Rita Marley Foundation (JA) Public Speaking Competition

In This Issue

  • Highly Successful 5th Annual Rita Marley Foundation(JA) Public Speaking Competition
  • Centre for Reparation Research & The National Council on Reparation
  • Paul-Davey Ashley
  • Mr. Tyrone Gunnie
  • Beverley Lashley
  • Seens from The Magnificent Event
  • Caring for Our Elders to Preserve Our Future
  • Immeasurable Thanks
  • I-THREE Recipients of Iconic Group Award at the 2019 Jamaica Reggae Industry Association Honour Awards.

Please Download your copy!