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This Day In Reggae

February 25
----:Musician Billy Mystic is born.
1948:Martin Luther King, Jr., activist and civil rights leader, is ordained as a Baptist minister.
1975:Japanese female singer Kääna (formerly Little Kääna) is born.
1993:Jamaica's tabloid newspaper X-NEWS makes its first appearance.
Most of the editorial staff are former staff of The Weekend Enquire which went out of existence.
1998:Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers' "Fallen Is Babylon" [Elektra Records/EEG] wins the 40th annual Grammy's Best Reggae Album. Other nominees are:
"Big Up" - Aswad [Mesa/Atlantic Records]
"Appointment With His Majesty" - Burning Spear [Heartbeat Records]
"Rage And Fury" - Steel Pulse [Mesa/Atlantic Records]
"Freedom Of Speech" - Yellowman [RAS Records]
1999:Cynthia Schloss passes away (dies from cardiac complications) at her home in Kingston, Jamaica.
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