New York, NY- Reggae artist Jah9 has released her new single “Feel Good”, the first single off her upcoming EP on VP Records. The Clive Hunt produced song is a feel-good, soulful track that introduces a new sound to the reggae roots and dub songstress.
The song which states “Things that make your body feel good” in the melodic hook puts an emphasis on the notion of self-love and self-care. “We must examine the things we put into our bodies and minds and ensure that they add value and do not take away our strength and peace,” said Jah9 on the meaning of the lyrics.
The lively young duo known as The Ries Brothers are gearing up to self-release their first full-length offering, The View From The Outside, out now, available everywhere. This youthful and dynamic literal band of brothers are geared up to make a major splash upon release, already making an impression on and opening for legendary artists like CHICAGO (for two tours), Butch Trucks (Allman Brothers), REO Speedwagon, Daughtry, and funk gods Sly’s The Family Stone. The band’s mix of rock, blues, funk, and reggae is on full display throughout the album’s 13 contemporary tracks.
New York, NY (November 13, 2017). Irish and Chin will create history and bring a piece of sound system and dancehall culture to next month's Art Basel exhibition in Miami Beach. Co-Founder of Irish and Chin, Garfield 'Chin' Bourne will create history on December 7th 2017 inside the Miami Beach Convention Center, where he will showcase the history and impact of sound system culture on music.
Oakland's reggae/hip-hop genre-benders Zion I will join GRAMMY-nominated superstar Matisyahu and Orphan on the "Broken Crowns" tour throughout November. The Broken Crowns Tour has been packing venues coast-to-coast since early October with Orphan and Matisyahu transforming their live shows into memorable experiences for fans in attendance. Zion I and Matisyahu previously collaborated together on the track "Built to Survive" from the reggae singer/songwriter's fifth album "Akeda".
New York, NY (November 10, 2017). The second annual Love and Harmony cruise is already being anticipated as one of the most historic event in dancehall and reggae culture. On October 28th, Winford Williams and the Onstage TV crew (Jamaica national TV program) made a stop by the Harmony House studio, where they sat down with Beres Hammond, Marcia Griffiths, Sanchez and the King of the Dancehall Beenie Man. Social media was in a frenzy for 24-hours with the historic interview floating all around, which left persons rushing to be a part of history and book cabins for Love and Harmony Cruise 2018.
THE GREEN’S MARCHING ORDERS ALBUM DEBUTS AT #1 ONBILLBOARD REGGAE CHART, #15 ON BILLBOARD INDEPENDENT RELEASE CHART, AND # 62 ON BILLBOARD TOP 200 SALES CHART!
The Green’s Marching Orders has impressively debuted at #1 on the BillboardReggae Chart and reached another charting milestone as the album hit #15 onBillboard’s Independent Release and # 62 on Billboard’s Top 200 Sales Chart. Marching Orders (released on October 20, 2017 via longtime label partner Easy Star Records) is the band’s fourth studio album and their third album to claim the #1 spot on the Billboard Reggae Chart and their highest charting album on the Top 200.
Vancouver artist/producer Gisto has revealed the details for his upcoming new album "OMW" ", which is scheduled for aDecember 1st release date via Slammin Media in conjunction with Historical Records. GISTO's versatile style that combines Reggae, Dancehall, Hip-Hop, and trap that is uniquely his on "OMW. The video "OMW" can be seen online at https://youtu.be/YGbpaLE8SN0.
New York, New York — November 2017 (Irish and Chin) — 2x World Clash winners King Turbo are musically armed, dangerous and dead set on a winning streak, as they ready to compete for a second time in "Sound Clash at Sea" -- the annual sound clash aboard the "Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise." Winning Irish and Chin's World Clash grants the Canadian sound a chance to compete in the popular "Sound Clash at Sea," where they will face off against Mighty Crown, Tony Matterhorn and David Rodigan.
Grammy Award-Winning Morgan Heritage Set to Perform at New York Stock Exchange 94th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 30th
New York,NY - GRAMMY-Award winning reggae band Morgan Heritage is set to perform at the New York Stock Exchange 94th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 30, emceed by DJ Niko (Z100) and Daymond John (Shark Tank) among others. The family band from New York is riding high on their critically acclaimed album Avrakedabra, “…the reggae album that’s about to make history” says Huffington Post. In 2016, the group won a GRAMMY for “Best Reggae Album” as producer and artist for Strictly Roots.
The culture-driven band, who takes pride in staying true to authentic reggae, recorded Avrakedabra across four different continents in their mission to take reggae music to the four corners of the earth. The album that debuted at the top of the iTunes Reggae chart in 8 different countries, highlights include, multi-GRAMMY winning Ziggy Marley and Stephen Marley, in an alliance of two great musical legacies on “One Family,” and Mr. Talkbox, the famed computerized voice from Bruno Mars’ 24K magic on “Want Some More”.
Toronto, Canada -- October 2017 -- While the wee hours of Sunday morning approached on a mid-fall weekend in Toronto, Canada, a new era in sound clash entertainment and the Irish and Chin World Clash brand was officially ushered in, as rising sound systems scored unprecedented, highly competitive performances on sound clash’s most renowned stage! Further catapulting the clash's excitement to another stratosphere, was the amazing repeat victory of Canada's King Turbo sound system!
Attracting fans from around the world on October 14, World Clash 2017 was indisputably one of the most energetic sound clashes people have witnessed in years. Many clash fans have taken the praises for World Clash 2017 a step further, deeming it one of the most entertaining and impactful clashes of the brand’s 19-year history. Competition was so stiff at the intense battle that ultimately a sudden death face off (of one song each) was required following a close round to determine which sound would go.