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Toots Hibbert lands fifth Grammy nomination in reggae category

The late, Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert has landed his fifth Grammy nomination in the reggae category. The announcement was made a short while ago via a live-stream on the Grammy’s official website. Internationally renowned reggae artistes, Buju Banton and Maxi Priest have also been nominated in the best reggae album category. Banton landed his spot for […]

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Toots Hibbert will be buried on November 8

Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert, frontman of Toots and the Maytals, will be buried in National Heroes’ Park in downtown Kingston on Sunday, November 8. There will be viewings in Treadlight district in Clarendon as well as the National Arena in Kingston.  “There will be tributes from several industry members both here and overseas for Toots Hibbert, […]

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Toots Hibbert is dead

Reggae star Toots Hibbert has died. The 78-year-old artiste, whose real name is Frederick Hibbert, was the frontman of the groundbreaking reggae and ska group Toots and the Maytals, which for almost six decades, has long been among the most prominent groups in reggae. Cabel Stephenson, manager of Toots Hibbert, was so overcome with emotion […]

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Toots Hibbert needs blood. Donate please

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports Olivia Grange has dismissed rumours that reggae icon Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert has died. “Toots’ condition is stable as it has been for the last few days. His condition is being closely monitored by doctors, the report (of his death) is false,” Minister Grange said. Yesterday, rumours spread through […]

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Toots Hibbert hospitalised

While reports of Mr. Hibbert being in an intensive care unit at a private facility in the Corporate Area are true, the family would like to assure those concerned that he is making positive progress and is receiving the best possible treatment, while he awaits the results on his COVID-19 test. He is resting and in good spirits, and is showing signs of improvement by the hour,” a statement issued by the Trojan Jamaica/BMG label said.

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Toots issues ‘Warning Warning’ as he launches new album

Frederick “Toots” Hibbert stars in the powerful new animated video for “Warning Warning,” a track off Toots and the Maytals’ upcoming LP, Got to Be Tough. Directed by Nick Franco, the clip features Hibbert floating by Earth in a spacesuit, later accompanied by a lion on a boat. He witnesses brutal whaling, and travels to […]

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Toots Hibbert hits 1.1 million views with new ‘Got to Be Tough’ video

Reggae music legend Toots Hibbert is generating a lot of attention internationally with the video for his latest single, ‘Got to Be Tough’, which has racked up over 1.1 million views on the Youtube platform in the past month. “Earlier this week, he appeared on Sirius XM radio alongside Ziggy Marley for one hour as […]

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