2017, November 2017 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | Koffee

Koffee Original Koffee Born Mikayla Simpson, blossoming singer-songwriter Koffee’s mission is to preserve Jamaica’s roots and culture in music, while also aiming to empower the youth of her generation through her musical journey across the world. “I want to make a better world for the generation that’s coming up, to promote love and peace, and […]

2017, November 2017, Rock

Rock | World Animal Protection

World Animal Protection Colombian artists come together to protect the Pink Amazon Dolphins With a forceful rap, artists like Roberto Cano, Javier Fonseca, Carolina Cruz, Juan Manuel Lennis, Jimena Angel, Arnoldo Cantillo, Paula Matura, Ricardo Mejía, and many more, joined World Animal Protection to make a call to the Colombian population to protect the Pink […]

2017, October 2017, Rock

Rock | Rastafari Rootzfest

Rastafari Rootzfest Ganjamaica Cup 2017 The Rastafari Rootzfest, held annually in the world-famous resort town of Negril, Jamaica, has been described by many Jamaicans and other international cultural enthusiasts as “the ultimate Rastafari experience event which defines the celebration of life and all things good and natural which induces an enchanting fusion of mind, soul […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - I Aint Mad At Ya
2017, May 2017, Rock

Rock | I Ain’t Mad at Ya

I Ain’t Mad at Ya Omar Broomfield aka Hulk Published by Tangent Books and Reggae Archive Records, ‘I Ain’t Mad at Ya’ by Owen Broomfield (aka Hulk) is a document of the social, cultural and political realities of growing up in the 60’s/70’s, as a black youth on the Aston/Handsworth border. Owen exposes the issues […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Sisters of the Valley
2017, May 2017 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | Weed Nuns

Weed Nuns On a Mission to heal with Cannabis The Sisters of the Valley, California’s self-ordained ‘weed nuns’, are on a mission to heal and empower women with their cannabis products. Based near the town of Merced in the Central Valley, which produces over half of the fruit, vegetables and nuts grown in the United […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - CORA Genetics
2017, April 2017 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | CORA Genetics

CORA Genetics The Science of Herb Hardy aka Happy Aloha, is a native of Northern California. He founded Zen Care Collective in 2010 where he has been providing patients medicine throughout California, on a prescription based, monthly and quarterly program. He also founded Endocannabinoid Therapeutic Genetics 2010 (- Present). In 2016, Hardy embarked on a […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Nan Lewis
2017, April 2017, Rock

Rock | Nan Lewis

Nan Lewis Entertainment Works Nan Lewis opened Entertainment Works in 1989 as a direct result of her love with reggae music. A professional publicist since 1974, she is well-versed in marketing and promoting products and services through editorial coverage in the media so, when she was asked to manage a PR campaign for a reggae […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Contrabanned
2017, March 2017 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | ContraBanned

ContraBanned Travel Ban Bands Bands with diaspora from the seven Muslim-majority countries on U.S. President Donald Trump’s original travel ban took to the stage in Austin to build resistance against executive orders critics see as perpetuating bigotry. For many musicians in the ‘ContraBanned’ showcase that went from Friday night to early Saturday at the South […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Native Nations Rise
2017, March 2017, Rock

Rock | #NativeNationsRise

#NativeNationsRise We Exist. We Resist. We Rise. Thousands of Native American demonstrators and their supporters marched to the White House on Friday, March 10, 2017, to voice outrage at President Donald Trump’s support for the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines, which they say threaten tribal lands. The protest follows months of demonstrations in […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Alex Rogers
2017, February 2017 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | Alex Rogers (ICBC)

Alex Rogers International Cannabis Business Conference Visionary entrepreneur and political activist, Alex Rogers, is the founder and CEO of three thriving ancillary cannabis businesses. Cutting his teeth as an activist in the early nineties under the tutelage of Jack Herer, Alex has a deep proprietary knowledge of the industry. He has played a key role […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Lior Ben-Hur
2017, February 2017, Rock

Rock | Lior Ben-Hur

Lior Ben-Hur Music Educator Born and raised in Jerusalem, composer and musician Lior Ben-Hur grew up in the city’s diverse melting pot of Jewish traditions from around the world. With his Iraqi-born father and Greek mother each passing on practices from their own upbringing, Lior was exposed to the vast scope of ways in which […]