Saturday, April 5, 2008
Sunday, March 16, 2008
Marley is working as executive producer on the big screen adaptation of her 2004 autobiography No Woman No Cry: My Life With Bob Marley - and has her sights set on casting the former Fugees frontwoman, her daughter-in-law, in the chronicle of her tumultuous 15-year marriage to the musician.
She explains, "Lauryn would be ideal (to play me). She sees my life as her life."
Saturday, March 15, 2008
''This is not about class nor color, race nor creed,'' the veteran dancehall crooner sings in a version posted on the video Web site Dailymotion. ''It's about the changes, what the Americans need.'' The song goes on to call Obama a ''trendsetter'' and urge Americans ''to unite as one'' behind him.
Cocoa Tea, whose real name is Calvin Scott, said Sunday that the tribute song ''Barack Obama'' will be released this week by New York's VP Records. ''The young people who are supporting him want change _ and that's what he represents,'' said the singer, whose laid-back lyrical style made him a local star in the 1980s.He becomes the second major Caribbean musician to endorse Obama in song, joining Trinidadian calypso star Mighty Sparrow who recently recorded a track titled ''Barack the Magnifice
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