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  • Ziggy Marley announces summer tour dates, shares new studio track

    Ziggy Marley announces summer tour dates, shares new studio track

    Summer just wouldn’t be complete without at least one member of the Marley family hitting the road. Good news, then, that Ziggy Marley, the eldest son of the late Bob Marley, has announced a summer tour kicking off June 17 at Mandalay Bay Beach in Las Vegas. The tour is bookended by two pairs of...
  • Dirty Heads and SOJA hit the road June 9 in, FL.

    Dirty Heads announce summer co-headlining tour with SOJA, including a stop at Red Rocks

    Southern California-based hip hop-reggae fusion band Dirty Heads have announced an extensive summer co-headlining tour of the U.S. with like-minded Grammy-nominated band SOJA. The two bands will also welcome special guests The Green and RDGLDGRM. The tour gets underway Friday, June 9 at Riverfront...
  • Exclusive: Get a peek at REELZ’ hit docu-series, ‘Autopsy: The Last Hours of…Bob Marley’

    Exclusive: Get a peek at REELZ’ hit docu-series, ‘Autopsy: The Last Hours of…Bob Marley’

    Bob Marley revolutionized music in a way that effectively established reggae to be what it is today. Since his passing in 1981, he has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, his 1977 album Exodus was named Album of the Century by Time Magazine and his song “One Love” was designated Song...
  • Stephen Marley introduces annual Kaya Fest

    Stephen Marley introduces annual Kaya Fest

    Reggae artist Stephen "Raggamuffin" Marley wants to shine a positive light on kaya (Jamaican slang for marijuana) using the tools he knows best: music, art, and community. The six-time Grammy award winner (and son of Bob) has masterminded a brand new festival in Miami, described as "A Concert...
  • The One Love Cali Reggae Fest brings a taste of summer to Southern California

    The One Love Cali Reggae Fest brings a taste of summer to Southern California

    The spirit of summer was alive and well over the weekend at the One Love Cali Reggae Fest in Long Beach. The second annual festival brought in huge crowds, who brought with them a love of good music and good vibes. Friday’s list of performers included Janelle Phillips, White Glove Service, Ital...
  •  Interview: Fortunate Youth drops their new album and performs at One Love Cali Reggae Fest

    Interview: Fortunate Youth drops their new album and performs at One Love Cali Reggae Fest

    The Southern California vibe of peace, love and unity is what the band Fortunate Youth is all about. Made up of Jered Draskovich, Corey Draskovich, Travis Walpole, Greg Gelb, Dan Kelly and Jordan Rosenthal, these six incredible artists have forged music with a message and are now releasing their...
  • People get ready, the One Love Cali Reggae Fest is about to go down

    People get ready, the One Love Cali Reggae Fest is about to go down

    Nothing says California quite like reggae music and festivals. If you’re like most of us who are longing for the summertime and need a dose of some good vibes, then you’re in luck, because the One Love Cali Reggae Fest is headed to The Queen Mary next weekend. Feb. 10-12, Long Beach, Calif. will be...
  • Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 announces its performers

    Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 announces its performers

    With only a month away for the seventh annual Skanking Reggae Fest in California, a second show has been added and its lineup is finally revealed. The festival has featured ska-punk-reggae groups from Argentina, Mexico, the U.S. and Japan, and this year is no different. The performers for Skanking...
  • Rocky Dawuni premieres joyful video for 'Shine a Light'

    Rocky Dawuni premieres joyful video for 'Shine a Light'

    No matter what your politics are, you can agree that things in this country have gotten pretty heavy. It's not uncommon for people to take a break from social media, which just seems to perpetuate division and acrimony. It's at times like these that a song like Rocky Dawuni's "Shine a Light" comes...
  • Interview: Jamaican reggae band Raging Fyah begin US tour behind GRAMMY nominated album 'Everlasting'

    Interview: Jamaican reggae band Raging Fyah begin US tour behind GRAMMY nominated album 'Everlasting'

    The calendar may say that it's winter but a big chunk of the country, from Santa Cruz, California to Las Vegas, Nevada, is about to experience a good dose of the sunny Caribbean as Jamaican reggae band Raging Fyah is set this week to begin a nationwide tour with Tribal Seeds that’ll keep them on the...
  • Common Kings will release their debut full-length album Lost in Paradise on Feb. 3. 

    Interview: Common Kings on perfecting the good vibes

    When asked about his band’s forthcoming LP, Common Kings bassist Ivan Kirimaua jokes it's “something new, something fresh, something hip!” Although they may not be chasing those designations deliberately, the rising pop-reggae outfit has certainly honed in on "something" distinctly catchy.  Hailing...
  • 'Leaves in the Pool' is another strong effort by reggae band The Holdup

    'Leaves in the Pool' is another strong effort by reggae band The Holdup

    Reggae band The Holdup recently released its new album Leaves in the Pool, which debuted at the top of the iTunes reggae chart and at #2 on the Billboard reggae chart. It's easy to see why the album debuted so strongly. The band produces easygoing vibes much like Rebelution - another band that is no...
  • Join Shabba Ranks, Konshen on Love & Harmony Caribbean Cruise 2017

    Join Shabba Ranks, Konshen on Love & Harmony Caribbean Cruise 2017

    Reggae and soca's top artists will perform on the Love & Harmony Caribbean Cruise from Feb. 27 to March 3, 2017. Shabba Ranks, Elephant Man, Konshens, Wayne Wonder, and more will entertain passengers on the luxurious Norwegian Pearl cruise liner as they sail from Miami, FL to Ocho Rios, Jamaica...
  • Mick Jagger sends well wishes and shares a story in new video for the Peter Tosh Museum

    Mick Jagger sends well wishes and shares a story in new video for the Peter Tosh Museum

    Although Mick Jagger recently welcomed new addition to his family, he’s not too busy to help out a friend. The Rolling Stones frontman was part of a video documenting the grand opening of the Peter Tosh Museum in New Kingston, Jamaica. Mick congratulates the Tosh family and tells a humorous anecdote...
  • Chronixx will kick off a North American tour on March 2 in support of his debut album Chronology.
 

    Chronixx announces 'Chronology' & 2017 tour

    Reggae Revival's guiding light Chronixx is finally ready to lay out an entire collection, or Chronology, if you will. The young Jamaican roots artist has announced he will drop his debut LP in early 2017. Chronology is led by the single "Majesty," a reimagining of Otis Gayle's "I’ll Be Around...
  • Raging Fyah nominated for Best Reggae Album Grammy Award

    Raging Fyah nominated for Best Reggae Album Grammy Award

    Emerging reggae band Raging Fyah got a major profile boost last week when their third full-length release, Everlasting, was nominated for the Best Reggae Album Grammy Award. That accolade puts the group in the company as genre legend Ziggy Marley; Arlington, Virginia hailing reggae rockers SOJA; the...
  • Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 anuncia fecha del festival y ofertas especiales de entradas

    Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 anuncia fecha del festival y ofertas especiales de entradas

    Ya están los compradores preparándose para las ventas después del Día de Gracias y también hay algo para los amantes de los festivales. El décimo séptimo Skanking Reggae Fest tendrá su propia venta viernes negro y lunes cibernético. El Skanking Reggae Fest anual regresa una vez más al Shrine...
  • Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 reveal their festival date and ticket deals

    Skanking Reggae Fest 2017 reveal their festival date and ticket deals

    As retail shoppers are getting ready for Black Friday, here is a special treat for festival attendees. The 7th annual Skanking Reggae Fest is kicking off a Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale of its own. The annual Skanking Reggae Fest returns once again to the Shrine Auditorium Expo Hall in Los...
  • One Love Cali Reggae Fest announced their 2017 lineup

    One Love Cali Reggae Fest announced their 2017 lineup

    California's biggest reggae festival, One Love Cali Reggae Fest, has announced its 2017 lineup. The festival will take place aboard the legendary Queen Mary cruise ship in Long Beach, California over three days, Feb. 10-12. This year's lineup features some of the biggest names in reggae, and is...
  • Jess Kent's "My Name Is Jess Kent"

    Jess Kent hits 'The Sweet Spot' with her debut EP

    She was born in Derby, England, raised in Australia, and she's got a razor sharp ear for producing attention-grabbing songs that strut and swagger with an irresistible cool. Jess Kent released her breakout single, "Get Down," in the spring of '16 and the reggae-infused alt-dance-pop sizzler quickly...
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