TODAY (JUNE 18), IN REGGAE HISTORY. DEVON RUSSELL PASSES AWAY

Devon Russell was a strong Rocksteady and Reggae record producer and singer from Jamaica. Later, after the European tour with The Congos, he relocated to the United Kingdom.  Devon was both a solo artist and a member of the Tartans and cultural roots throughout his music career, active from the 1960s to the 1990s. Devon Russell began his career with the Tartans in the 1960s. The Tartans were a group of four, the other three members being Cedric Myton, Lindbergh “Preps” Lewis, and Prince Lincoln Thompson. After the Tartans were…

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SUMMERJAM 2020 CANCELED, 2021 LOADING

Summerjam 2020 canceled due to Covid-19. Politicians decided to ban all major events in the world with Germany at least until August 31, 2020. Yes, This year Summerjam would have celebrated a double anniversary of 35 years of occurrence and 25 years in Cologne, Germany. As a matter of life for the artists, visitors, and employees, sadly though about this decision, we got nothing to do about it rather have to abide by the national guidelines for public interests The Summerjam management has tried to forecast and check all possible…

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TODAY (JUNE 17) IN REGGAE HISTORY

Today, (June 17) in Reggae History marks major events in the history of Reggae music as they happened on this very date over the past years. I Dread Version Released by Count Ossie & Th Lloyd All-Stars Count Ossie & The Lloyd All-Stars Released “I Dread Version”. Riddim Bongo Nyah in the year 1969. Produced by Lloyd ‘Matador’ Daley The Ethiopians record their songs “Satan Boy” and “Poor Me” in Studio One. The Ethiopians first recordings for Dalley Ware done including “Satan Boy” and “Poor Me”. The two songs were…

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BUJU BANTON’S NEW ALBUM “UPSIDE DOWN 2020” OFFICIAL RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED.

June 9th, 2020, “Buju Banton” announced the release of his new album “Upside Down 2020”. After 10 years, the Gargamel boss is set to officially release this album on Friday, June 26, 2020, and pre-order is available two weeks before. Featuring four artists in four tracks; Yes Mi Friend (Stephen Marley), Memories (John Legend), Cherry Pie (Pharrell Williams) and Call Me (Stefflon Don) Buju Said, this album of 20 tracks is because this is 2020, and Gargamel fans have waited for a new album since 2010. Yes, he did double…

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CHYNA NICOLE’S NEW ALBUM “LEVEL OF CONCERN” FULL CREDIT NOTES.

As of May 21, 2020, had already been graced by three Solo Albums from Roots-derived music strong women, Like Ike’s EP The Experience, forthcoming album Worldwide Rebellion from Nattali Rize’s teaser and now Chyna Nicole’s fresh album, Level of Concern CHYNA NICOLE soon to drop a REGGAE album on June 5, 2020, with hints of Dancehall, Afrobeat, and R&B/Pop fusion on the Jumpout Production Label. Producers that contributed are from Jamaica, the UK, and Nigeria, It’s a global thing! In an uncertain and unexpected time in our lives due to…

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AIDONIA DROPS HIS NEW ALBUM “DATS A TRAP” ON HIS BIRTHDAY.

Aidonia has surprised his fans on his 39th birthday with the drop of his new album “Dats A Trap”. The 17 tracks album released by the Deejay’s record label, “4th Genna Music” was received excitingly by his fans after a period of five years without Didi releasing any album. The official release of this trap-dancehall album took place at his home on Monday, April 6, 2020, as he was making 39 years.  The album comprised of tracks like Kit Kat bars, VVS, Emotions, etc features artists mostly from his circle,…

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VYBZ KARTEL RELEASES “QUICK QUICK QUICK” OFFICIAL VIDEO (APRIL 2020)

The dancehall teacher has blessed April 2020 with this awaited of his single Quick Quick Quick released in December 2019. This single was a feature on Upfull riddim produced by StillYet Productions. This wonderful video was shot in Jamaica by Connect Four Entertainment and officially by Vybz Kartel himself on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Can listen to the audio and purchase it Here

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ETANA LIVE IN LONDON 2020

The Strong one “Etana” is set to perform live in London, United Kingdom this year. Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Subterania, 12 Acklam Road W10 5QS. She is set to perform with the Soul Rebel Band. This event is supported by Freemind in association with Culture Music Event and Irie Heights. Tickets can be purchased online starting from 22.50 euros general to 30 euros VIP. Stay tuned for more information.

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VYBZ KARTEL’S SONS LIKKLE VYBZ & LIKKLE ADDI OFFICIALLY RELEASES ANOTHER DANCEHALL BIG TUNE “HEAR DEM”

Teaming up with Short Boss Muzik, Dancehall superstar Vybz Kartel’s sons Likkle Vybz and Likkle Addi have released another Dancehall killer tune “Hear Dem”. Listen to it below. Now, a new era in Jamaican music has arrived with the rise of UTG, also known as Uptown Greatness. Over the previous 10 years, Vybz Kartel set the standard as dancehall’s undisputed World Boss. Re-branding his Portmore ends as “Di Gaza”. Sparking a cultural movement that bubbled up from the streets and shifted global pop culture. Now, Likkle Vybz and Likkle Addi…

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