The second single off of Jesse Royal's debut album, Lily Of Da Valley, "Generation" featuring Jo Mersa Marley, has a brand new video out now! Jesse explains that they "went in on a different concept in this video simply because we feel like it’s important to stick a message wherever you can or whatever platform you have. So this video is tackling or highlight domestic violence from a different perspective that is rarely seen or even acknowledged that plays such a major role on a lot of children from the inner cities and elsewhere lives.” JESSE ROYAL TOUR DATES
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CHART SUCCESS WITH NEW RELEASES FROM THE EXPANDERS, JESSE ROYAL, AND THE GREEN Artists from the Easy Star Records roster have been hitting #1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart for a four-week stretch starting October, 21 with Old Time Something, Come Back Again, Vol. 2 from The Expanders! This marked the second installment in their cover series. Where Volume 1 saw the band recording songs already incorporated into their live sets, Volume 2 presented a new challenge for the band in picking, learning and executing songs they had never played before. Jesse Royal's release, Lily of da Valley, took the #1 spot for the following two weeks! After multiple successful singles and [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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, [...]