It goes without saying that any listing of the finest albums ever released must make mention of Bob Marley & The Wailers. Sure enough, the iconic reggae band and its fearless leader have landed at #25, thanks to 1973's Catch a Fire, among Entertainment Weekly's picks for the 100 Greatest Albums of All Time. Notes the pop-culture mag, "The reggae godhead added a bit of rock instrumentation to the Wailers' tough, tight sound making them sound even tougher and tighter."
Members of the media fraternity got a sneak preview of the diverse fare in store for those planning on attending this year's Reggae Film Festival, during a launch at the Island Cinema in Ocho Rios last week. Scheduled for August 1 to 5, the festival will pay tribute to women in film, including the late Madge Sinclair.
On-the-mend sprint champ Yohan Blake has donated his uber-pricey Tourbillon Prototype (from luxury watch makers Richard Mille) towards a special charity auction set to raise funds for the Monegasque Association Against Muscular Dystrophy in Monaco on September 28. Blake was sporting the fantastic timepiece when he won gold and silver at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.