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SPRAGGA RETURNS! CHILIAGON DROPS TODAY!

The newest album by legendary Jamaican deejay Spragga Benz Chiliagon drops today! Chiliagon is the result of a natural collaboration with primary producers Oury, his Buttercuts partner Andrew Fowler, GRAMMY-nominated producer Cristy Barber, and Spragga Benz himself. On the album’s creation he says, “It was effortless the way the album came together: the producers put their beats together, I put my songs together, and we got the sound we wanted." Spragga pushes genre boundaries on Chiliagon with his many collaborators including Lil’ [...]

September 26th, 2019|Tags: |

SPRAGGA BENZ GRAMMY MUSEUM PERFORMANCE AND CONVERSATION

Spragga Benz will be performing at the Grammy Museum Experience™️ Prudential Center on October 3rd as part of its Spotlight Series. It’s going to be a one of a kind show featuring an intimate musical performance and conversation with the Dancehall icon. In its press release, The Grammy Museum says to make sure you get there early to "explore all of what The Experience has to offer; take the stage and sing karaoke-style to Ray Charles’ staple “Hit the Road, Jack”, visit [...]

September 24th, 2019|Tags: |

LILA IKÉ ANNOUNCES US TOUR DATES WITH PROTOJE

With just four singles under her belt, Lila Iké is already on the brink of stardom. As seen on her latest single "Where I'm Coming From," the 25-year-old Jamaican songbird has an edge and ease in her voice that creates an immediate gravitational pull with her listener, fusing contemporary reggae with elements of soul, hip hop and dancehall. Currently, she is making reggae festival-goers' heads turn by the thousands on her first solo European tour and has got media asking, "who is that girl?" The [...]

August 13th, 2019|Tags: , |

OUU LA LA: ‘BRING YOUR RAYS’ BY NEW KINGSTON OUT TODAY

New York-based family band New Kingston continues to be one of the most prolific and relatable bands in the U.S. reggae community and the announcement of their rock2roots project continues their upward trajectory. “Bring Your Rays” is the second single from the rock2roots series, which will showcases the many styles and vibrations New Kingston brings both on the road and in the studio. Instead of focusing on a full-length album to follow up their last studio album, 2017’s A Kingston Story: Come [...]

August 9th, 2019|Tags: |

BEDOUIN SOUNDCLASH’S FIRST EASY STAR SINGLE “SALT WATER” IS OUT NOW

Bedouin Soundclash's new single “Salt Water” is out today! Featured on the band’s fifth album, MASS, set for release later this year, it suggests a new creative peak for the band. It brings together their rich influences from the celebratory spirit of New Orleans jazz, post-punk, soca and pop. A track that fizzes and bristles with Jay and Eon’s mastery of melody, “Salt Water” features Preservation Hall Jazz Band on horns and Mike Dillon (Les Claypool) on marimba. The result is a [...]

August 9th, 2019|Tags: |