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Victor Rice Drops New Album, Smoke

 HIS THIRD STUDIO RECORD, SMOKE, IS OUT NOW ON EASY STAR RECORDS Victor Rice, the Latin Grammy award-winning engineer, musician, producer, and long-time Easy Star Records collaborator, has released his new album Smoke on Easy Star Records. This marks his third studio album and the first full release of his own compositions in over a decade. The album is available now via Easy Star Records, iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play. Even though Rice is a prolific artist with remixes, production work, and credits including The Slackers, Easy Star All-Stars, Bixiga 70, The Toasters and more, he has only put out two solo albums in the past twenty [...]

November 3rd, 2017|

Jesse Royal Drops New Debut Album, Lily of Da Valley

LILY OF DA VALLEY IS OUT NOW ON EASY STAR RECORDS Internationally renowned Jamaican artist Jesse Royal releases his first album Lily of Da Valley  via Easy Star Records on October 6th, 2017. After multiple successful singles and mixtapes, including the breakthrough song “Modern Day Judas,” which is rapidly approaching 10 million YouTube views, the 14-track Lily of Da Valley  marks Jesse’s debut full-length release. Recognized by Vogue and Vice TV  for his vital role in the current burgeoning Jamaican reggae scene,  Jesse Royal’s music carries an impactful message built to resonate with the millennial generation and beyond. Life as a globetrotter has opened up Royal’s worldview, which shines through in his lyrical stylings. [...]

October 6th, 2017|

The Expanders Drop New Album, Old Time Something Come Back Again, Vol. 2

DEEP CUTS AND CLASSIC COVERS ABOUND IN VOL. 2 OF THE COVER SERIES The Expanders operate from a foundation rooted in deep appreciation for classic Jamaican music. Continually praised by fans and media alike for their true-to-the-genre tones and techniques, it is little wonder the band’s sound has captured listeners’ attentions, building up an impressive fan base and reaching #1 on the Billboard  Reggae Charts with their 2015 release, Hustling Culture. The band just released the second installment in their cover series with Old Time Something Come Back Again Volume 2 on tastemaker label Easy Star Records. The Expanders consist of John Asher (Drums, [...]

September 29th, 2017|

The Green Drops “Marching Orders,” Title Track from New Album

MARCHING ORDERS – THE REGGAE POWERHOUSE’S FOURTH ALBUM - SET TO BE RELEASED ON OCTOBER 20, VIA EASY STAR RECORDS   Reggae fans have reason to get excited. It’s been four years since The Green released Hawai’i ’13, which further cemented the band’s reputation as one of the best in the genre and won the group an unprecedented three Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards in its home state of Hawaii. The Green have now released the second single and title track off of the new album “Marching Orders,” out now on all major digital outlets. Marching Orders is due out October 20th through longtime label partner [...]

September 15th, 2017|

The Black Seeds Release New Album: Fabric

FABRIC IS AVAILABLE NOW ON EASY STAR RECORDS The Black Seeds release their long-awaited sixth studio album to the world: Fabric, which is their first album in over five years. The album features new singles “Better Days,” “Freakin” and “Back to You”. The new record is available via digital platforms as well as physical CD and double LP via the Easy Star web store. Known across the globe for their multi-platinum sales, strong live presence in major festivals, sold-out shows, as well as their critical acclaim, being crowned “one of the best live reggae acts on the planet” by CLASH and “the best reggae [...]

September 8th, 2017|

NEW KINGSTON DROPS NEW ALBUM – A KINGSTON STORY: COME FROM FAR

THEIR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ALBUM A KINGSTON STORY: COME FROM FAR IS AVAILABLE NOW ON EASY STAR RECORDS New Kingston, the Brooklyn-based progressive reggae group, releases A Kingston Story: Come From Far on maverick indie imprint Easy Star Records. This marks the band’s fourth studio album and follows their 2015 breakout release Kingston City (Easy Star), which debuted at #1 on the Billboard  Reggae chart followed by international touring and critical praise from tastemakers including Yahoo! Music  and Sirius XM. The album is available for pre-order now at NewKingstonMusic.com The opening title track “Come From Far,” premiered by Mass Appeal on July 13, encompasses the band’s live energy as New [...]

August 25th, 2017|