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The Riddimentary series returns with 17 of the most influential and inspiring songs from The Greensleeves/ VP Records catalogue selected by Suns Of Dub. The CD, vinyl LP and Digital Albums will be in stores on April 28, 2017
Suns Of Dub is a DJ/live musician collective blending the traditions of the roots/ rockers and Soundsystem culture, incorporating many different emerging forms of Dub related bass heavy music. The core performers are Ras Jammy, Jah Bami, and Addis Pablo (son of Melodica/Dub reggae legend Augustus Pablo.) The Riddimentary mix is a DJ set with live vocals, Melodica, steel pan, live dubbing and other live instruments. Read the rest of this entry
Multi-award winner and top charting billboard reggae songbird Etana left an endearing and lasting memory to the beautiful people of Kenya with her altruistic nature and God given talent.
Billed for the 2017 Dobba Fest alongside reggae stars Luciano and Richie Spice, the newly independent artist was excited to connect with her clamoring fans who have been asking for her for a long time. On her visit to Kenya the songstress was also on hand for worthy project benefiting the youths, a cause close to her heart. Etana and her fellow entertainers were on hand for the dedication of The Studio Mashinani Project by ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru at the KBC transmission facility grounds along Kangundo road in Matungulu Constituency, Machakos County. The ceremony was also attended by several notables as Public Service ICT and Labour county Minister, Helena Kiilu, ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru, Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and the Arts Hassan Wario among others. Read the rest of this entry
Contributed Article – Grace Foods, the Caribbean’s premier food brand, is proud to announce its support for history-making Caribbean culinary program “Taste the Islands”.
In 2015, the series became the first Jamaican-produced and Jamaican-hosted series on national public television in the US. Entering its second season and underwritten by Grace Foods, “Taste the Islands” will premiere on national lifestyle channel Create® TV and on independent PBS stations around the country beginning this June, in line with Caribbean American Heritage Month. Fans of Caribbean cuisine can find out where to watch locally, as well as discover recipes, see behind the scenes images and more on the show’s website, http://www.tastetheislandstv.com. Read the rest of this entry
Contributed Article -After a successful first year for his solo career, popular bass vocalist Bay-C – formerly of super group T.O.K, is doing exceptionally well in the Latin market with a sizzling collaboration. The artiste paired up last year with Latin sensation Lorna for a few singles including the popular track ‘Bubble Butt” produced by noted Panama based genius, Seven The Producer. Read the rest of this entry
Contributed Article by Jullie Jay-Kanz(Ghana) – Jamaica’s contemporary international reggae musician Miguel Orlando known popularly as Sizzla Kalonji is set to drop a new reggae single with Ghana’s Stonebwoy.
Sources close to the reggae legend unveils Sizzla has recorded a mind blowing reggae song dubbed ‘ Shoot Yuh’ produced by Jamaican producers JonFx and Alphaphi Music which featured the Ghanaian reggae/dancehall superstar. Read the rest of this entry
In the wake of their historical GRAMMY win for Best Reggae Album as the Producer and Artist for “Strictly Roots”, which was released under their own independent label CTBC Music Group, the Iconic GRAMMY Award-Winning cultured driven band has managed yet again to deliver another classic album. They achieved this by staying true to their formula of authentic Reggae with an effusively eclectic mix.
In their latest quest to keep Reggae music relevant in a continuously evolving world of music, Morgan Heritage recently unveiled the Avrakedabra album cover through top-tier outlets Huffington Post and Yahoo! Music, along with a 2 part documentary “Journey to Avrakedabra”. The Royal Family of Reggae kicked off their upcoming Avrakedabra World Tour with an exclusive US stop in Austin, TX for the legendary South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival. The siblings headlined at Clearport ATX as part of the Digiwaxx Presents ‘The Blast Live’, and made a special guest appearance at both Nike Kicks and Sounds from Africa and the Caribbean showcases. Read the rest of this entry
After an impressive entrance at #3 on the Billboard Reggae chart with his debut album “Big Deal”, soulful crooner Christopher Martin is headed on his first major North American tour to deliver what he calls “real-life music”: Earnest, honest songs about everyday realities. Read the rest of this entry
Canadian Roots Reggae Singer #RastaMils Releases Official Video for “Bluffing” Produced by Bobby Digital
Contributed Article – Franklin Fernando, more popularly known as RastaMils, has just released the official video for his single, “Bluffing,” which was produced by Bobby Digital of Digital B Records.
Though RastaMils is based in Winnipeg, Canada, he reached out to Bobby Digital, initially wanting him to hear some of his music, but after hearing him, Bobby decided to take it a step further by producing a track for him. The result is this amazing record, “Bluffing.” Read the rest of this entry
After a moving and inspiring performance for International Women’s Day in Jamaica, soulful songbird Etana is headed to Kenya to lend her voice for a concert and a cause.
The multi-award winner and newly independent artist is slated to perform at “Dobba Fest” on March 18th, 2017 alongside reggae stars Luciano and Richie Spice. A humble and excited Etana stated ” My fans in Kenya have steadily been asking for me, so I’m looking forward to hearing my Kenyan people singing to me in perfect harmony.” Read the rest of this entry
Following the recent unveiling of the upcoming Avrakedabra album cover through top-tier outlets Huffington Post and Yahoo! Music, Morgan Heritage have announced an exclusive US stop in Austin, TX for the legendary South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival before taking off on their upcoming Avrakedabra World Tour. Their SXSW appearances will be highlighted with an Official headlining set at Clearport ATX as part of the Digiwaxx Presents ‘The Blast Live’ showcase on Friday March 17th, which is also the official pre-order date for Avrakedabra. Read the rest of this entry