Godfather of Rocksteady Music & Timelines Tunes : Alton Ellis

As we honor the trailblazers who shaped the island’s vibrant music scene. we shine a light on Alton Ellis, the legendary vocalist whose velvety tones and inventive approach have etched an enduring legacy in reggae history. From his humble beginnings in Trenchtown to reigning as the “Godfather of Rocksteady,” Ellis’ journey is a testament to […]

New Reggae Christmas Album

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A diverse cast of artists reimagined nine holiday classics, with Christopher Martin working his magic on the joyous “This Christmas,” Shuga dazzling on Mariah Carey’s seasonal blockbuster “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” and Mikey Spice putting his spin on “The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You).” Dean Fraser and Clive Hunt split production […]


VP / Greensleeves Records will celebrate the 40th anniversary of John Holt’s iconic Police in Helicopter LP by issuing a rare 1983 12-inch single mix – informally known as the ‘Sirens Mix’ – to streaming. It is presented in its original form alongside two additional edits and a comic-book-style illustration by the artist Spliffington. It […]

Richie Spice Releases New Album ‘BLACK MAN TIME’

International Reggae singer, songwriter and producer Richie Spice has today released his new album, BLACK MAN TIME which coincides with his Earth Strong, September 8th.  Spice says his album is “preservation of Reggae music and more than just entertainment.” BLACK MAN TIME, the artists 10th studio album, is produced by Spice himself on his label […]

An all-star collaboration between DJ Cassidy, Shaggy, and Rayvon

“IF YOU LIKE PINA COLADAS” FEATURING RAYVON  An all-star collaboration between DJ Cassidy, Shaggy, and Rayvon brings the sunshine this season with “If You Like Pina Coladas.” In their unique interpretation of Rupert Holmes’ 1979 Billboard number one pop classic “Escape (The Pina Colada Song),” renowned deejay, producer, and curator DJ Cassidy, and diamond selling […]

Jah9 Returns to Music with “Open Heart”

Three years ago, Jah9 boarded a one-way flight to Tanzania, guided by what she describes as a “divine calling.” She had never been to the country before. Now, she calls it her home. While a divine calling led her to Tanzania, the sweeping force of the global pandemic pushed her to the initial crossroads. She was launching […]

5 New Singles From Island Treasure by Glen Brownie

Glen Brownie is one of Jamaica’s most valued musicians.  His work within the industry, and his influence the world over, is experienced when people hear the sonic tones from artists such as Alpha Blonde, Freddie McGregor, Mutabaruka, Abijah, Kamau Imhotep, Horace Andy, Tessanne Chin, Marjorie Kay, Cherine Anderson, Sherieta Lewis, and Sinead O’Connor to name […]

Jah Cure debuts the music video for “Undeniable

GRAMMY-Award nominated reggae star Jah Cure debuts the music video for “Undeniable,” the music video sequel to “Everything.”  “Undeniable” is the title track from the artists newest album released February 17th.  The music video premiers on Friday March 24th at 8:30pm on Entertainment Prime via TV J and RE TV, as well as Jah Cure’s […]

Bournemouth Reggae Weekender secures £25,000 grant and headline sponsor

One love as Bournemouth Reggae Weekender secures £25,000 grant and headline sponsor Bournemouth Reggae Weekender is celebrating a double dose of good news. Afro* Disiac Live Radio CIC has been awarded a £25,000 National Lottery Project Grant by Arts Council England to deliver the three-day event from Friday July 28 to Sunday July 30. It […]