Author: Ziggy Marley

Jamaica honours reggae with grand festival to mark 50 years of the genre

Photo courtesy of Fifty-Six Hope Road Music, Ltd. Article by Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson, via Face2Face Africa With so much focus on culture, history and preservation of originality, February 2019 has been declared Golden Reggae month in Jamaica. According to the Jamaica Gleaner, the celebration was declared and launched by the...

A confident, never arrogant Jaime Munguia embraces role as the future of Mexican boxing

Photo by Steve Marcus (Getty Images) Article by Roberto José Andrade Franco, via Yahoo! Sports Less than a year ago, Jaime Munguia fought in Cancun, Mexico, on an undercard headlined by Miguel Berchelt. The 21-year-old’s aggressive, fan-friendly style was clear even if he remained raw. “Offensively, Munguia is a monster,” Carlos...

Neill Blomkamp Wants RoboCop Returns To Feel Like Paul Verhoeven Directed It

Photo: RoboCop/Orion Pictures Article by Padraig Cotter, via Screen Rant RoboCop Returns director Neill Blomkamp wants his sequel to feel like a vintage Paul Verhoeven movie. The original RoboCop marked Verhoeven’s first Hollywood project and told the story of murdered cop Alex Murphy (Peter Weller), who is...

10 models who are breaking barriers in the fashion industry

Photo by Charles Platiau (Reuters) Article by Melina Glusac, via INSIDER The beauty paradigm in the fashion world is slowly, but surely, shifting. This year, Rihanna's Savage x Fenty fashion show showcased a variety of body types, as more and more designers are choosing to highlight uniqueness over conformity. Models like Winnie...

James Gandolfini’s Son to Play Young Tony in Sopranos Prequel Film

Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images Article by Dan Zinski, via Screen Rant The Sopranos prequel movie The Many Saints of Newark has cast James Gandolfini’s son Michael to play young Tony Soprano. The elder Gandolfini began playing the angst-ridden New Jersey mob boss Tony on HBO’s acclaimed...

How a country reclaimed its rightful name

Photo by Maurice Brand (Alamy) Article by Lindsey Galloway, via BBC For Swaziland’s 50th anniversary of independence from British rule last April, the country’s King Mswati III made a surprise announcement: the African country would no longer be called by its colonial name. Instead, the land would...

Dream Series inspirational for young players

Photo courtesy of MLB Article by Jesse Sanchez, via MLB TEMPE, Ariz. -- The sound of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s voice could be heard throughout the backfields of Tempe Diablo Stadium all weekend. King's "I Have a Dream" speech echoed in the batting cages and in the bullpens....

Mister Rogers Doc Voted Biggest Oscar Snub In Fandango Survey

Photo of Fred Rogers on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Rogelio A. Galaviz C. / Flickr Article by Chris Agar, via Screen Rant Documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor? is voted the biggest snub of the 2019 Oscars in a new Fandango survey. Released theatrically over the summer, the film...

Remembering U.S. Soccer’s Greatest, Most Improbable Triumph

Photo by Ringer illustration (Getty Images) Article by Daniel Harris, via The Ringer With the possible exception of love, soccer is the greatest thing in the world. An obvious sentiment to some, granted, true to the point of truism, but strangely, one that hasn’t always been shared....