Hailing from the Plains Cree First Nation & South American bloodlines, Yellowsky (Born Roberto Andres Pooyak) is arguably one of the most prominent, important Indigenous rappers rocking in Canada right now. His flow is massive, bottom end-heavy beats pay homage to the grimy city life of the most classic of hip-hop music while his elastic, malleable delivery harken tot he traditions of both classic Jamaican deejaying and more modern MC styles. There's a real rebellious nature that fuels Yellowsky's music. "I was raised by residential school survivors - my late mother and all my aunties. That's where I get my rebel side," remarks Yellowsky on his rebellious nature.
On December 13th, 2017, The Lion released his first official album - Mixed Medicine, independently under Stressed Street Entertainment, Taking It Global & Skunk Funk. Cementing his artistic debut in both music and graphic design, he has managed to gain attention throughout North America, parts of Europe and South America while developing a strong sense of conscious towards political, social and religious views. He continues to write and produce his music since the age of 13 which blends together his diverse background and ideaologies. Where a lot of positive hip-hop starts to lose some of its sharpness, Yellowsky is making positive music that still retains and exhiliarting edge.
Stephanie Hava kicks off 2018 with a hot new dubstep remix of "Your Love" produced by Loud City Music for Havatio Music. This release precedes a hot, new project that Stephanie has set to drop in March, that will definitely unlock a new level for the singer-songwriter-producer-author. Check out this new remix with this link right HERE .
Reggae Soulful Star Etana Reveals Album Cover and Track Listing of Forthcoming "REGGAE FOREVER" Album
Kingston, Jamaica (MPR Consulting) - On the eve of taking part in twice Grammy nominated artist JBoog's "L.O.E" (Love Over Everything) 2018 Tour which kicks off February 10th in California, international reggae star Etana has revealed the cover art and track listing of her highly anticipated "REGGAE FOREVER" album.
As the title suggest, "REGGAE FOREVER" does just that. Music industry insiders that have previewed the album, have agreed in unison that the album is deemed to become a classic, and that reggae music is well alive now and forever as the 14 tracks deliver topics that run the gamut of life all laid out on melodious reggae vibes paired with the songstress distinctive soulful voice.
New York, NY- Following the announcement of Romain Virgo’s upcoming album “LoveSick” on VP Records, an international Valentines Week Radio Takeover is underway. Fans of the reggae crooner can listen to the radio stations below all week for a chance to win a download of his new album out on March 30th. The 17-track album takes listeners on a journey that explores every emotion felt when finding love, losing love and finding love again. In the many twists and turns of romance and relationships, Romain represents a young man who has experienced it all and now has a dynamic story to tell.
New York, New York (February 5, 2018). "Each human being deserve a place to call their own, yet so many have to journey far from home, little children in the darkness all alone seeking freedom, it's about time we break those borders down, There's too much segregation we're all a part of one nation" (Opening of Borders)
Coming off of the release of his first single "Can't Breathe" from his soon to be released debut album 'Kontraband', Kabaka Pyramid is set to release his second single titled 'Borders'. Very often albums are released and viewed as a comprised body of work and a song for each mood but not necessarily a theme of any sort. With the second release from his debut album, one thing we can be sure of is Kabaka Pyramid will stay true to his art form and give us food for thought, lyrics with a message.
OF GOOD NATURE TRANSCENDS GENRE BORDERS WITH WORLD-CLASS PRODUCTION IN UPCOMING SINGLE “TAKE ME ANYWHERE”
NEW SINGLE DUE OUT FEBRUARY 23RD, 2018
North Carolina-based rockers Of Good Nature have returned from their studio time at White Star Sound with legendary producer Danny Kalb (Beck, Ben Harper, Foster the People, The Movement) with a handful of polished singles. The first of which, “Take Me Anywhere,” is set to be released on February 23rd of this year.
The east coast reggae scene has been responsible for some of the most fusion-friendly bands, constantly pushing their music beyond the traditional “island” sound. Of Good Nature stays true to this tradition of innovation with “Take Me Anywhere”. Mixing elements of funk, soul, pop, rock, and jazz with twists of reggaeton and hip-hop has spawned a truly unique and approachable sound, bound to push the band to a mainstream market.
São Paulo, Brazil- Jah9’s epic 2017 hit “Hardcore” remix featuring Chronixx now has a visual to accompany the raw, powerful tune. The original version featured on her September 2016 album “9” was remixed by reggae marvel Chronixx in March 2017 and later featured on VP Records annual compilation “Reggae Gold 2k17”. Released today, the video comes shortly after Jah9’s mini Brazil tour which wrapped up on January 7th. Prior to that, she completed a brief Northeast American tour with stops in Boston, New York and Vermont.
Double Reggae Anthology Series by Legendary Jamaican Producer Bobby Digital, Set for Release this February
New York, NY- Top Jamaican producer Bobby “Digital” Dixon is known for his signature sound which has influenced many in the reggae music industry and beyond. Now, just in time for Reggae Month and Black History Month, on February 2nd and 9th 2018, 17 North Parade, an imprint of VP Records will present his greatest hits in a double anthology series. Reggae music lovers will experience his dancehall offerings on Volume 1: "X-tra Wicked" out on February 2nd. On February 9th, the best of his roots reggae and lovers rock catalog will be released on Volume 2: "Serious Times."
Brooklyn, NY's funkiest, ambassadors of dub Super Hi-Fi are back with a genre melding new LP called Blue and White. By mixing elements of reggae, rock, world music, and jazz, Super Hi-Fi have created an album that feels as vibrant, dynamic, and undefinable as the boroughs of New York City. Holding true to their reggae roots Blue and White promises plenty of low-end heaviness and the dual trombone power that has come to define Super Hi-Fi's signature sound. The album is scheduled for release on March 9, 2018.
New York, NY- Two days before her scheduled performance at Jamaica's annual Rebel Salute concert, soulful reggae singer Ikaya is back with a video release for her single “Leave You Alone” featuring Jesse Royal. Featured on the 2017 Reggae Gold compilation album, the song was an exclusive track that showcases Ikaya’s strong vocals and emotive lyrics. Paired with breakout reggae artist Jesse Royal, the result is melodic magic.