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Protoje releases new single “Like This”

On September 7th, Easy Star Records presents the new single from rising Jamaican reggae artist, Protoje. Taken from his recently released critically acclaimed new album, ‘A Matter Of Time’, ‘Like This’ explores themes of love and relationship anxieties and blends traditional and contemporary reggae rhythms with Protoje’s sleek vocals. This powerful songwriter and philosophical thinker articulates the righteous anger of an emerging generation and has rejuvenated the decaying art of socially responsible, mentally stimulating messages through witty wordplay and poetic language. New album ‘A Matter Of Time’ channels a wide array of styles and sounds from reggae, dancehall, dub, hip hop, and even [...]

September 7th, 2018|

Protoje Releases Music Video For “No Guarantee” ft. Chronixx

Protoje returns with Chronixx for their first on-screen visual since the massive 2014 anthem "Who Knows," which has garnered close to 80 million Youtube views. The duo reunite in Port Royal, Jamaica for the cinematic visual of Protoje's latest single "No Guarantee" off his new album A Matter Of Time(Easy Star). Director Dan Regan says their approach "was really to metaphorically convey how nothing is guaranteed. We wanted to distort the natural order of things, defy gravity." Protoje adds, "With this video, it was all about the mood and showing faces and snippets of real life." Regan concludes: "The people [...]

August 13th, 2018|

Protoje Announces Headlining U.S. West Coast Tour

On the heels of his fourth album A Matter Of Time debuting at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album Chart, the Jamaican star Protoje announces new headlining dates for the end of the summer across the West Coast. The shows fall amidst his recently announced pair of dates supporting Ms. Lauryn Hill's tour. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, July 20. Protoje is currently in Europe for the second leg of his A Matter Of Time Tour. He is hitting the festival circuit hard, including coveted spots on Reading & Leeds in England, Lowlands in The Netherlands, and Rototom Sunsplash in Spain, among others. The [...]

July 19th, 2018|

Protoje Drops His Most Experimental Album Yet, A Matter Of Time

The Jamaican artist's forward-thinking album channels an array of styles and sounds from reggae, dancehall, dub, hip hop and rock into a cohesive 10 track LP. All songs were recorded at the legendary Marley-owned Tuff Gong Studios in Kingston and maintains the essence of Jamaican roots music, while pushing the envelope. “It’s not as traditional as my last album, but it’s still authentic,” explains Protoje. “It’s more innovative, more global and more experimental. I want to elevate reggae culture and the world’s perception of it.” On A Matter Of Time, Protoje continues his creative partnerships with long-time producer Winta James and fellow roots king Chronixx, who is featured on two of the album's tracks. This is [...]

June 26th, 2018|

Rebelution’s New Album, Free Rein, Is Out Now

Grammy-nominated reggae/rock band Rebelution have released their 6th studio album Free Rein (87 Music/Easy Star Records). PRESS HERE to purchase & HERE to stream. The 12 tracks on the LP fuse Rebelution’s classic reggae sound with genres spanning R&B, rock, jazz and folk; this is Rebelution’s most diverse album to date. The collection of songs shines a spotlight on the band’s evocative songwriting, incendiary playing and timely lyrical commentary. The bold move from the powerhouse band proves their artistry and experimental prowess, though their signature laidback Summery reggae sound still shines through (thanks in part to collaborations with acclaimed Jamaican producers Don [...]

June 25th, 2018|

Rebelution Drops New Single, “Patience”

If you need a new song to kick off your Memorial Day Weekend festivities, then Grammy-nominated reggae/rock band Rebelution has you covered. The band just released “Patience,” the final single from their forthcoming sixth studio album, Free Rein. The sultry slow burner is a reggae-R&B hybrid that eases you into a trance enabled by Eric Rachmany’s distinguished, buttery vocals. PRESS HERE to listen to now and catch yourself nodding your head along to the meticulous beat. According to Eric, “Patience is a song about a personal and intimate moment whilst trying to get to know someone. There are so many distractions in our everyday [...]

May 25th, 2018|