Single: Jerome Bell – Burn Easy

Fresh music for your Friday comes from Texas singer/songwriter Jerome Bell. This talented artist ( who also got a chance on the 2011 season of American Idol) is winning crowds over with his live and performances. We had a chance to check out his latest single,”Burn Easy” and we loved it. “Burn Easy” is straight […]

Video: K-Bass – La Galere

Time to switch it up and open your ears to some world music. I’d like to present, K-Bass (Bassirima Soro), a world famous runner and rising Reggae/Afro-Pop artist. Raised in the Ivory Coast of West Africa,  he embodies the human spirit. K-Bass overcame  economic hardships to get an education and followed the path of his true love, […]

Welcome: Drunksouls

Like new music? Good, then you are definitely gonna dig this new band I discovered from France called Drunksouls. What we are digging about these dudes is that their music combines an uncompromising burst of energy, pop sensibility, attitude, humor, and danger. Their sounds is best described as pop rock with a heaping dose of Reggae […]

Cover: The Courtney John Project – Praise You

Jamaican trio, The Courtney John Project, decided they would bring some new life to a classic song. The song they chose was “Take Yo’ Praise” which recorded in 1975 for Camille Yarbrough on her first album The Iron Pot Cooker. You may have never heard the original song, but you definitely have heard samples of […]

Video: The Courtney John Project – Rain Like Gold

Lets take it in a different direction, how bout the island of Jamaica? If you head down that way you will find artist Mr. Courtney John and Producer Ms. Nastassja Hammond better known as The Wizard. The duo teamed up to create the new single “Rain Like Gold” Lending sampled effects beautifully to lyrics of both […]

Video: Cisco Adler – Free Tree

Every once in a while an artist comes along and makes a song dedicated to the the lovely green stuff that comes from the ‘ground.’  This time Cisco Adler has done it. Take a ‘trip’ through the creative mind & vision of Mr Adler with the video to his latest track, “Free Tree” If you […]

Video: Eddie Murphy – Redlight (ft. Snoop Lion)

Eddie Murphy is back in the studio, this time, he has teamed up with Snoop Lion (snoop Dogg) to do a reggae inspired song called “Redlight.” In this song, Dr Doolittle, plays a mean guitar and unlike most reggae songs, it is very easy to understand the lyrics, Its not often we get to see […]

Stephen Marley feat. Melanie Fiona – No Cigarette Smoking (In My Room)

  Four years after the release of his debut record, Mind Control, Stephen “Raggamuffin” Marley has been dropping a few singles in the past few months. “No Cigarette Smoking (In My Room)”, a very catchy, downtempo number featuring Canadian singer Melanie Fiona has quickly become one of my current favorites. It’s the right track to […]

Stephanie Morillo (@radiomorillo) – Bixo (Manu Chao cover)

Shameless self-promotion – here’s my latest cover of Manu Chao‘s epic song “Bixo”. The video was recorded on my six mile long walk from my job in Manhattan to my apartment in Queens. Manu seemed a fitting soundtrack to that. Enjoy!

Dave Nada (@davenada) – Moombahton

Imagine being a grown ass man and getting invited to DJ at your younger cousin’s high school skipping party in the fall of 2009. Aight, cool. Now imagine coming prepared with some house, techno and other electronic type music only to find that the kids at this party want to listen to bachata and reggaeton. […]

Radio Morillo’s Top 10 Songs of 2010

This year’s top 10 was particularly difficult; just rummaging through the songs and albums I listened to in 2010 seemed daunting enough. But alas, it wouldn’t be the end of 2010 without a top 10 something and continuing where I left off last year,  I shall bring it to your attention once again. In no […]

Introducing Nneka

Nigerian-German musician Nneka is quite a find; her unique blend of reggae, soul, hip-hop and just about anything else that captures her fancy makes her one of her country’s most exciting musical exports. Born and raised in Warri, Nigeria to a German mother and Nigerian father, Nneka became interested in music a few years after […]

WILDLIFE! Set to Release ‘Buckup’ EP

Switzerland’s dubstep/dancehall producer, WILDLIFE!, is set to released his new EP, Buckup, on November 15th which rolls across dancehall’s golden eras. WILDLIFE! first came to the public’s attention for his musical contributions to Terry Lynn’s debut album, Kingstonlogic 2.0. The music world loved it and it garnred praise across the globe. He is now gearing […]

Introducing Systema Solar

Systema Solar are among the latest of the bad ass Colombian bands tirando fuego from their homeland. This musical spitfire is the combination of a whole bunch of genres including cumbia, hip-hop, bullenrengue, champeta, house, techno among others (apparently) which they’ve dubbed “berbenautika”. Adding Afro-Colombian vibes by way of Colombia’s Caribbean coast, you get a […]

Introducing Los Rakas

I’m old school (read: broke): I have a five-year-old iPod mini which holds only 4G worth of music and each day it holds less and less. My struggle to fit new music means old jams head out the door and I am happily deleting TONS of songs to make way for the equal amount of […]

Sarazino’s “Ya Foy!” North American Tour

(video for “People” by Sarazino w/ Toots Hibberts of Toots and the Maytals) Ecuadorian-based Sarazino is slated to come to North America for its first North American tour. The band’s frontman, Lamine Falleh, was born in Algeria to diplomats and lived in places like Spain, Switzerland, Burundi and Burkina Faso. He left Montreal, Canada after […]

Toots and The Maytals Release New Album

Reggae legends Toots and The Maytals have released their latest record, Flip & Twist, digitally today with a physical release on May 18. Check out the first single, “Perfect Lover”, below. enjoY! Toots and The Maytals – Perfect Lover

Mos Def x Reggae = Mos Dub

Mos Dub is the latest mashup projects from Max Tannone, the dude who made the Jaydiohead (Jay-Z & Radiohead) remix album. On it you will find Mos Def acapellas mashed with classic dub reggae tracks. You can download it for free from here enjoY! Mos Dub – Mr. Universe

Mashup: Bob Marley vs. Nas

So it looks like 2010 might be the year for the mashup. A few weeks ago we had the Beatles/Wu-Tang mashup album and now we have the Bob Marley/Nas mashup appropriately titled Relatives Abroad. Relatives Abroad was conceptualized by FreshNerd of 100 Akres Productions and combines samples from Bob Marley’s Uprising album with various Nas […]