IRIE™ Magazine | ROCK - Hemp!
Rock, 2020, April 2020

ROCK | Hemp!

Hemp! A Rediscovery of Hemp For thousands of years, hemp has been cultivated as an important food and fiber on earth. The hemp plant has been used to make dozens of products like paper, rope, canvas, and textiles. Hemp was first introduced in North America in 1606. The American farmer grew hemp and advocated its […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROCK - UN Women #GenerationEquality
Rock, 2020, March 2020

ROCK | Equal Rights

Equal Rights Generation Equality Generation Equality begins now! In today’s world, both women and men—and girls and boys—all over the world are speaking up for themselves and for those who have been silenced, stigmatized and shamed for far too long. Many are from a new generation. They are seizing the moment to reimagine economies, societies […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROCK - AnimeCom Fest
2020, February 2020, Rock

ROCK | AnimeCom Fest

AnimeCom Fest Jamaica Cosplay Club We are Jamaica Cosplay Club and our love for cosplay, anime, comics, gaming, art, film and pop-culture knows no bound. We produced and organized anime, comic and gaming conventions (AnimeCom Fest™ and Cosplay Games Con™) along with other fan events such as Halloween Party (Hallow Palooza™). We have been doing so […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROCK - Martin Luther King Jr.
2020, January 2020, Rock

ROCK | Remembering MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. Remembering MLK On January 20, 2020, the world remembered and honored the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968), the prominent voice in the civil rights movement. A champion for advancing civil rights, Martin Luther King Jr. chose nonviolence and civil disobedience, to […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROCK - OSMOZE x HIFANA
Rock, 2019, December 2019

ROCK – OSMOZE x HIFANA

OSMOZE x HIFANA Death on Wheels Meet Alexandre OSMOZE Brakha… Art Director, Director, and Visual Artist extraordinaire. Originally from Marseille, France, OSMOZE now makes his home in Japan. I’ve personally known OSMOZE for more than 15 years and his work never ceases to amaze me. There’s a saying that we artist live by… ‘You’re Only […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROCK - MORE Act
Rock, 2019, November 2019

Rock | MORE Act of 2019

MORE Act of 2019 Decriminalizing Marijuana On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee passed the MORE Act (Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act), a bill that takes an initial step toward decriminalizing and de-scheduling Marijuana at the federal level. The MORE Act also provide for reinvestment in certain persons adversely impacted by the War […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROCK - Sound Clash
2019, October 2019, Rock

Rock | Sound Clash

Sound Clash The Spark of a Music Renaissance As recalled by legendary Selector, King Danny Dread… Written by: Christine M. Coley Sound clash is the most electrifying competition in music today. A by-product of Jamaican sound system culture, sound clash organically surfaced in Kingston, Jamaica in the 50’s when sound systems in neighboring communities set […]