EASY STAR NEWS
Fyah Roiall (pronounced “royal”) is one of Jamaica’s most exciting rappers at the forefront of the emerging “grimehall” sound (also sometimes referred to as “traphall”), a new forward-facing subgenre of Jamaican music that combines American trap, UK grime, and dancehall. The music video for "Nobody" was filmed at Kingston dispensary Itopia Life and directed by 300K (whose past credits include work with Popcaan, Koffee and Afro B). Fyah Roiall's debut album, UNDERRATED, is out now on Easy Star Records. You can stream & [...]
Grammy–nominated reggae/rock band Rebelution will release Dub Collection on July 17, and today they have launched the first single “Attention Span Dub.” The original version appeared on the band’s debut album Courage To Grow. The dub album, a joint venture between the band’s 87 Music and Easy Star Records, features 15 dub versions of fan favorites and five songs will be released on consecutive Fridays through June 26 with each track representing a different album from throughout their effervescent career. The band’s [...]
In commemoration of 60 years of Jamaican Music, and to celebrate his 40th Birthday during this pandemic, Selektah Twice will be behind the turntables LIVE on Twitch.tv/selektahtwice for 24 consecutive hours starting midnight ET on Saturday, May 30, playing every style of Reggae from its inception - a personal bucket list accomplishment he has always wanted to attempt. A milestone challenge for his milestone birthday during an ideal and unique time to make it a reality. We'll also be streaming on EasyStar.com [...]
Fyah Roiall (pronounced “royal”) is one of Jamaica’s most exciting rappers at the forefront of the emerging “grimehall” sound (also sometimes referred to as “traphall”), a new forward-facing subgenre of Jamaican music that combines American trap, UK grime, and dancehall. His recently released new single “Nobody,” out via Easy Star Records, coincides with the launch of the pre-order for his upcoming debut album UNDERRATED, due out on June 19th. You can pre-order the album at FyahRoiall.com Roiall, born Brandon Wedderburn, has always been [...]
It is with sadness that we bring you Backbeat Soundsystem’s swansong, the band’s last single before they broke up, with band members moving on to other projects. That said, it’s a great final bow, with a tasty dub version included.