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December 02, 2016
Home Grown: The collector with 15 years of dancehall, reggae and hip-hop records

Home Grown: The collector with 15 years of dancehall, reggae and hip-hop records

August 20, 2017 In Features<p><b>Because every record collection has a story.</b><p>Home Grown is our series profiling you lot and your excellent record …

Reggae newcomer Eleigh debuts first effort entitled "Never Easy"

Reggae newcomer Eleigh debuts first effort entitled "Never Easy"

Originally from Virginia by way of Jamaica, reggae artist, Eleigh, eventually settled in New Jersey. Since then, he's been feverishly working towards …

Rihanna responds to dissing Diplo’s ‘airport reggae’ song

Rihanna responds to dissing Diplo’s ‘airport reggae’ song

It's classic Rihanna.<p>Rihanna has responded brilliantly to Diplo revealing that she called one of his songs “airport reggae”.<p>The producer recalled in …

Rihanna Calls Diplo Track a “Reggae Song at an Airport,” Apologizes | Pitchfork

Rihanna Calls Diplo Track a “Reggae Song at an Airport,” Apologizes | Pitchfork

In a new interview with GQ, Diplo discussed his failed attempts at collaborating with Rihanna. After she somewhat famously turned down the Major Lazer hit “Lean On,” Diplo described another session with the pop star. “Future played her, like, 700 songs,” he said. “It was four in the morning. …

Diplo Still Hates EDM Culture & Played Airport Reggae For Rihanna

In a new interview with GQ style, Diplo unsurprisingly was very candid about his views on a whole lot of topics and did not hold back on his views …

Rihanna Kind of Apologizes for Calling Diplo Track a ‘Reggae Song at an Airport’

Rihanna Kind of Apologizes for Calling Diplo Track a ‘Reggae Song at an Airport’

Rihanna’s perfect shade cast a long shadow this afternoon when news spread about a choice conversation she once had with a certain Major Lazer …

CARIBBEAT: 'Reggae Gold' compilation will brighten your summer

Time for the annual “gold” rush — the release of VP Records’ "2017 Reggae Gold" compilation of current hits and future classics.

Orlando's Reggae on the Block 2017 lineup announced

Orlando's Reggae on the Block 2017 lineup announced

Annual outdoor concert and block party Reggae on the Block is a go for this autumn. Taking place in the heart of downtown Orlando, this outdoor fest …

VP Records release Reggae Gold 2K17

by MPR Consulting NEW YORK, NY- The Reggae Gold compilation series from VP Records has presented the best of dancehall, roots and lovers rock reggae …

One love, one hate, one hope: Tackling homophobia in Jamaica

The music of One Love became notorious for homophobic hate, but a new generation of Jamaican reggae artists is turning the tide.

Former Hasidic Reggae Star Matisyahu Finds Salvation Beyond Perfection

Former Hasidic Reggae Star Matisyahu Finds Salvation Beyond Perfection

“It was kind of cool,” Matisyahu recalls. “I kind of like to do that. I tend to do it every couple years — kinda grow my hair out and shave it. …

Historic Reggae Album Covers Matched Seamlessly to Their Modern Locations in London

Historic Reggae Album Covers Matched Seamlessly to Their Modern Locations in London

by Lori Dorn at on<p>In his crowdfunded photographhy book entitled “Covers“, British photographer Alex Bartsch very artfully juxtaposed 42 different …

Chronixx Is the New Golden Boy of Reggae

Chronixx Is the New Golden Boy of Reggae

The rising legend just dropped the soundtrack to your summer.<p>Photographs by<p>It is a strange thing to be a Jamaican artist trying to break into the American music scene in 2017. For many American listeners, their knowledge of reggae begins (and ends) with the name Marley (right now,...

Premiere: Amanda Delara - 'Jimmy'

Premiere: Amanda Delara - 'Jimmy'

Spirited pop with a slight reggae twinge...<b>Amanda Delara</b> was brought up in the tiny Norwegian town of Nes, a small Scandinavian hamlet dominated by …

Reggae Vibes Inform Landlord's Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

Reggae Vibes Inform Landlord's Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

Founded in 2015 in New York City, Landlord took to NYFW:M to show off a Spring/Summer 2018 collection fairly bursting with color, reflecting a strong …

Chronixx Is Taking His Jamaican Reggae Worldwide

Chronixx Is Taking His Jamaican Reggae Worldwide

“This is the beautiful sound of reggae music from the island of Jamaica,” said Chronixx, standing before some 6,500 fans in Prospect Park at a BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn festival event on Saturday night. Backed by his six-piece Zincfence Redemption band, he presented one of his most popular songs, a …

Five Things You Need to Know About Reggae Star Chronixx

Five Things You Need to Know About Reggae Star Chronixx

As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.<br>It's fair to say that with the new album <i>Chronology</i> (out now on Soul Circle/Universal), Chronixx is doing his part to …

Chronixx Chronology

Chronixx Chronology

9<p>At 24 years of age, the Rastafarian singer-songwriter known as Chronixx (full name Jamar McNaughton) is already up to the task of leading the next …

From the margins, reggae in South Africa continues to struggle for human dignity

Anthropologist Carole Yawney has documented how on the eve of South Africa’s first democratic elections in 1994 the African National Congress (ANC) …

Konshens – Beautiful

Konshens – Beautiful Official lyric video for “Beautiful” performed by Konshens. First Single from the “Art of Love” compilation. Produced by 21st …

Jamaica's Reggae Musos Are Fighting Back Against Homophobia

Jamaica's Reggae Musos Are Fighting Back Against Homophobia

music > News<p>Jamaica's Reggae Musos Are Fighting Back Against Homophobia<p>Pic by Garreth M. Daley - GD Films<p>Once known for the works of Bob Marley and …

Chronixx Makes Music so That You Can Be a Better Person

Chronixx Makes Music so That You Can Be a Better Person

"As soon as you start to interact with your spiritual self, you start to become more interested in life, outside of the limits of time," Chronixx told me on a recent afternoon, immediately making it clear we weren't about to have any sort of run-of-the-mill discussion about his...

This Reggae Song About the Health Benefits of Cucumber is the Best Thing You’ll Hear Today

This Reggae Song About the Health Benefits of Cucumber is the Best Thing You’ll Hear Today

Every Monday, reggae artist Macka B sings the praises of a food he loves. “Medical Mondays” have become a popular series on his YouTube page, and …

I-Octane Teams Up with Ginjah on “One Chance”

By MPR Consulting The saying “you’ve got one life, one chance and what you do with it is up to you” are meaningful words to live by, and the subject …

How Indian reggae musician Taru Dalmia took to the streets to ‘defend dissent’

How Indian reggae musician Taru Dalmia took to the streets to ‘defend dissent’

A documentary captures the former JNU student’s valiant efforts.<p>Unlike most bands in India today, an unabashedly liberal political outlook separates …

Dogs Have Music Preferences, And Most Like Reggae

Dogs Have Music Preferences, And Most Like Reggae

<i>Excited for the August 21 eclipse? Visit our Eclipse 2017 page to explore the science, history, and myths of the event.</i> <i>The Curiosity team will be</i> …

We Love This Fun Concept for Pasta Packaging and Branding

Pastafarian is a conceptual pasta brand that takes inspiration from reggae culture. Created by Ryan Panchal, the packaging and branding features a …

Ziggy Marley – I Am A Human

Enjoy this brand new free single, “I Am A Human”, that Ziggy is giving away to his fans to celebrate the new year. Listen above, stream it via all …

Hoppin’ Frog Releases Dankster Frog IPA

Hoppin’ Frog is holding their first annual Dank Day this Thursday on 4/20 starting at 3:00 p.m. featuring live music from reggae band Human Nature, …

Nattali Rize brings a new frequency to reggae

Nattali Rize brings a new frequency to reggae

Australian singer-songwriter Nattali Rize is fast becoming one to watch on the competitive reggae scene. Following the release of her polished debut album Rebel Frequency, she talks to RFI about breaking into the male-dominated genre, and finding her tribe in Kingston, Jamaica.<p>Nattali Rize...

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