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 […]

Talen – The Vibes – A Sizzla Tale

Sticking with the latest genre mashing of dancehall / electronic / dub, Talen bring an awesome dance hall vibe that borders more on the electronic side, but gives it enough reaggaeton to get you Groovin’. Based in Switzerland, Talen, is 2 DJ’s and 2 Producers (DJ Bux + DJ Aunt One + Upper Noise + […]

Pon De Floor Remixes

So, we have received a few tracks from producers who took their hand at the Major Lazer Remix Contest. below are the submissions we have gotten, Major Lazer – Pon De Floor (Cold Blank Remix) – – straight up party jam remix — my favorite by far Major Lazer – Pon De Floor (JSaxton Extended […]

Music Video: Motown x Reggae = Courtney John

Jamaican artist, Courtney John, is blowing up the Reggae charts here in the US as well in the world with his latest single “Lucky Man”. It has a smooth Motown sound with the right amount of reggae to create a stellar jam. He definitely evokes a lot of Curtis Mayfield in this song and it […]

Tanya Stephens – Goggle (Remix)

Tanya Stephens (Vivienne Stephenson) was a huge reggae star back in the 90’s. When the genre was male-oriented, she stood out as a great artist whose innovative words, sound, tone and delivery could compete against any of her male counterparts. Stpehens is going to release a a new CD sometime this year which I’m curious […]

Come Over – Estelle ft. Sean Paul

This track was sent over from our friends at iMergeAndSee. It is the latest Estelle track with guest vocals by Sean Paul. The jam has a nice dub/reggae sound that is just ever-so-grooving. Estelle’s vocals are beautifully placed in the mix (and beautiful to begin with) with Sean Paul doing his typical rhymes. This track […]

New Remix: Selena Serano – The One Remix

Got a delicious R&B track for you all courtesy of IMergeAndSee. Selena Serrano is the artist and the song is called One (The remix). The original track is a nice reggae jam that should be enjoyed with a spliff in one hand and a red stripe in an other, the remix on the other hand […]

We wont stand for this — Electro Reggae

While searching and browsing the bloglines, I bumped into this electro reggae song. Unique in it’s own right I just had to share this track. Performed by Elan, a white reggae/electro pop musician based in Los Angeles, CA, Elan has collaborated on joyful and fun tracks with the likes of Gwen Stefani and Assassin. Check […]

Bringin’ you that Warm Lovin’ feeling in this chilly weather.

This song passed through my inbox via a very good friend of mine over at V.P. records, the only reggae specific label in the world. This song is a reggae cover of Holding Back the Years by Simply Red cerca 1985. The cover is sung by One Third a reggae group signed to BYM Entertainment. […]