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Reggae / World

Up, Bustle & Out Istanbul’s Secrets With Sevval Sam

The production team of DJ D. “Ein” Fell and Rupert Mould ocean-hop from their Mexican Sessions to Turkey.… Read more »

Kenny B “God Bless the Children”

There’s something special about Kenny, and it’s obvious enough that his first single has the distinction of being the first Canadian reggae song produced by and featuring Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare, alongside veteran Leroy “Artist” Bro… Read more »

Blessed featuring Junior Kelly “Rise Up”

Blessed recently released his excellent self-titled debut album on Explorer Music, which contained not one but two Juno-award-winning (that’s the Canadian Grammys) singles and acclaimed him as Canadian reggae royalty.… Read more »

Various The Biggest Reggae One-Drop Anthems 2007

Now configured as a single CD-DVD package, Greensleeves’ round-up of modern reggae hits arrives slimmer than it used to. But with a tracklisting loaded with ovasized chunes, quality always trumps quantity.… Read more »

Humble “Hi-Grade”

Humble is the most requested Canadian artist on my radio program, Rebel Music. His voice is unique, his songwriting is traditionally rootsy but utterly modern and provocative.… Read more »

Pick

The Abyssinians Satta Massagana (Deluxe Edition)

Recorded in 1976, this classic reggae album truly stands the test of time.… Read more »

Cocoa Tea Biological Warfare

These are some serious times and this reggae vet has plenty to say. Arguably, his most political record since his “Blood for Oil” and “Oil ‘Ting” singles were banned from Jamaica and the U.K.… Read more »

Gussie Clarke Dread at the Controls Dub

Augustus “Gussie” Clarke produced JC Lodge’s huge Billboard-charting 1988 dancehall cut “Telephone Love,” establishing his reputation as Jamaica's most sophisticated producer.… Read more »

Bob Marley and The Wailers Another Dance

If you ever set foot into the Bob Marley Archives, you’d quickly know there is plenty of unreleased material and rare outtakes awaiting public ears.… Read more »

Grupo Oba-Ilu Drums of Cuba

Growing up on the wrong side of a racially split Cuba in the 1930s, Gregorio Hernandez sought a spiritual connection between African and Latin culture to justify his existence on the island.… Read more »

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