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Protoje Unleashes New Video For “Not Another Word”

GRAMMY-nominated artist, songwriter, and philosophical thinker Protoje takes his message to the streets of downtown Kingston, Jamaica, on his new video for “Not Another Word.” On the call-to-action anthem, he recruited fellow Jamaican comrades Agent Sasco (Assassin) and Lila Iké. On this visually-stunning guerilla street rally (directed by RD Studios), the trio bands together to address hypocrisies and encourage people to take responsibility for their actions. “It was important to me that we touched on everyday scenes that aren’t uncommon to see when we take a look at happenings [...]

June 12th, 2019|Tags: , |

The Late Ones’ New Song “Tell Me Not”

The Late Ones' new single “Tell Me Not” is a soulful track about authenticity in relationships. Conscious lyrics flowing over a solid beat, a funky bassline, and smooth guitar licks create a sonic appeal reminiscent of great hip hop collectives like The Fugees and The Roots. “The inspiration behind ‘Tell Me Not’ comes from the unconditional love and support that we receive from that one girl who through thick and thin, has stood by your side,” says the band. Recorded with Noah [...]

May 24th, 2019|Tags: |

Spragga Benz “If Yuh Ready”ft: General Levy

Jamaican dancehall icon Spragga Benz dropped a new single, “If Yuh Ready,” a collaboration with UK dancehall legend General Levy. It’s the next peek into the new music on his upcoming album, Chiliagon, which is due later this year and is a project that pairs Spragga with top UK vocalists and producers representing UK genres that have Jamaican roots, including Rodney P, Illaman, Killa P, Hype and Fever, Harry Shotta, Acala, and more UK music giants. Click here to listen to "If Yuh [...]

May 24th, 2019|Tags: |

The Skints’ New Album Swimming Lessons Is Out Now!

The Skints' new album, Swimming Lessons, draws on influences as sprawling as Bad Brains, Michael Prophet, No Doubt, Alton Ellis, Wiley, and Weezer. The album gets into crushing heartbreak, the impending doom of Brexit, surviving as an independent musician and navigating the weird world of 2019. This is the second album the band has released with us and follows a cycle of extensive touring in America that helped establish the band on this side of the Atlantic as one of the most beloved [...]

May 10th, 2019|Tags: |

Jesse Royal’s “LionOrder” ft. Protoje

The newest single from Jesse Royal, "LionOrder" taps Protoje, fresh off his GRAMMY Nomination for “Best Reggae Album," to deliver positive and constructive messages of watching the company we keep, identifying the strength of unity in our communities, and the power to transform oneself and thus the world around us. Co-produced by Sean Alaric (Koffee, Toian) and Jason Panton (Wrd Sound Power), the riddim is both uplifting and militant - setting the tone perfectly for Jesse Royal and Protoje to educate and [...]

May 3rd, 2019|Tags: |