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Everything changes with time and Reggae is no exception. The big question is what it has changed to and if this is positive change? Im not going to beat around the bushes, I think a lot of the current Jamaican music is garbage. Same goes for a lot of Amer  More...

Daughter of SKA singer Derrick Morgan and protégé’ of “Tony Rebel”, Queen Ifrica is back with a new album, her first since 2009’s “Montego Bay”. It’s not like she has been inactive as there has been a steady str  More...

In a sonic landscape full of sex, violence and an ever growing influence of American gangstarap (I love quality gangstarap but I’m against Jamaican music trying to emulate it) it’s re-assuring we got a new generation of Rasta prophets who int  More...

Im not a fan of Radio, it has potential to introduce folks to great music and artists they have not heard, yet they ruined it by just playing top-40 junk. There’s always the exception though. The first time i heard “Peter Hunningale” wa  More...

While being one of the most musical places on earth with more talent than anywhere else Jamaica is also a poor country. A lot of people can not afford purchasing instruments, paying for tuition etc… This has lead to traditional bands not being that   More...

Limonious was not the only skilled illustrator who specialized in doing cover art for Reggae albums (i just love Jamal Peete’s paintings) but he is by far the most prolific and important of the handful that exists. The sheer number of covers alone m  More...

October 16, 2016

There is an new generation of Roots artists emerging out of Jamaica making sure the Roots Reggae scene and voice of Jah will not die when put against slackness, sex and an increasingly gangstafied Jamaican dancehall scene. Among the elite of these artis  More...

In recent years there has been an strong retro trend in music and among the leaders of this movement is the New Jersey label “Daptone Records” who does soul and funk the old fashioned way it used to be made, organic and with real instruments. This is   More...

There is no doubt that the Spanish scene is huge and while not being totally unaware I can’t say im a great connoisseur of it. Most groups, whether being from Spain or South America performs in their native language (which I have no problem with) bu  More...

I gotta admit, i don’t claim myself as the biggest Toots fan in the world, I do like him and his music, got some of his songs on compilations(and even his Funky Kingston album) but I’ve never been one of the huge fans. This documentary revea  More...