Noisey Jamaica Season 2 - Episode 4 - Gee Jam Studios comes to Kingston

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In this episode Walshy and the Noisey crew meet up with Island Records founder Chris Blackwell at his Strawberry Hill resort in Kingston, Jamaica. Chris Blackwell was responsible for signing Bob Marley and brought reggae to the mainstream. Chris Blackwell was born in England and was brought to Jamaica when he was 6 months old. He talks about political violence in the 70s and labels Bob Marley as a natural born leader.



Walshy gets a visit from a gang of exciting new artists from Jon Baker's Gee Jam Studios. Gee Jam Studios is located in Portland, Jamaica and is the go to spot for international reggae artistes. Meet Major Lazer-affiliated Mystic and then Koko, Prodi and Yawd Movement. Watch the video to learn more.