Irie™ Magazine | Roots - Roots Reggae - Standing Rock - The Dakota Access Pipeline’s Long Journey
2016, December 2016 - Cali Reggae, Roots

Roots | Standing Rock – The Dakota Access Pipeline’s Long Journey

Standing Rock The Dakota Access Pipeline’s Long Journey On December 4, 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers turned down the request for an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline to build under the Missouri River, after months of protests from Native American and climate activists. However, Donald Trump’s unexpected win in the U.S. presidential […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - U.S. Veterans, Tribe Elders - Join Forces in Pipeline Protest
2016, December 2016 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | U.S. Veterans, Tribe Elders – Join Forces in Pipeline Protest

U.S. Veterans, Tribe Elders Join Forces in Pipeline Protest On Saturday, December 3, 2016, U.S. military veterans spoke with tribal leaders about their shared interest in blocking a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation, with as many as 3,500 veterans joining protests at the site. Veterans Stand for Standing Rock members aim to […]

Irie™ Magazine | Reggae - E-Dee
2016, December 2016, Reggae

Reggae | Everton ‘E-Dee’ Dennis

Everton ‘E-Dee’ Dennis Biography Everton Charles Dennis better known by his stage name ‘E-Dee’ is a reggae singer-songwriter who mixes the dancehall, Hip-Hop & Electronic genres. E-Dee is an independent artist, who since his first official release in 2005 has reached the Jamaican Top Ten charts several times and recently starred in a feature film […]

Irie™ Magazine | Reggae - Roiall
2016, December 2016, Reggae

Reggae | Roiall

Roiall Biography Constructed in the confines of his own introversion, Roiall, born Brandon Wedderburn, from St. Catherine, Jamaica, found expression in song-writing and freestyling. Identifying mostly with the musical genres on BET in the 90’s, Roiall’s inspiration resonated with the raw expression in conscious hip-hop and the awareness these artists brought to their listeners. Having […]

Irie™ Magazine | Reggae - GrooVI
2016, December 2016, Reggae

Reggae | GrooVI

GrooVI Biography GrooVI formed in 2010 in Porto Alegre, Brasil, performing as a backing band accompanying artists of various styles of music, including Reggae, Hip Hop and Black Music. Their support allowed them to be involved in several projects which were highlighted at the Eunification Project, Elo in the Chain and World Social Forum 2012. […]

Irie™ Magazine | Reggae - Exile Di Brave
2016, December 2016, Reggae

Reggae | Exile Di Brave

Exile Di Brave Biography Organically bred and grown on reggae, dancehall and hip hop music, Exile Di Brave first started out doing hip hop music while going to college in 2003. He soon found out that as he became seasoned in honing his musical style and competence, he was being usurped by the inevitable melodies […]

Irie™ Magazine | Reggae - Irie Nanara
2016, December 2016, Reggae

Reggae | Irie Nanara

Irie Nanara Biography The voice of this young woman has always guaranteed a surprise for her audience with each of her music releases since her debut in 2013 with Asgayah Sound, her hometown musical family. Sara G. Balbuena a.k.a. Irie Nanara, was raised in the north coast of Spain but actually lives in the Basque […]

Irie™ Magazine | Reggae - Afrodizia
2016, December 2016, Reggae

Reggae | Afrodizia

Afrodizia Biography With each year that goes by, the Paranaense band, Afrodizia, continues to evolve as an important contributor of Brazilian reggae music around the world. Their sound is original, a union of Brazilian feelings and rhythm music, with the essence and roots of reggae music. During their 15 years on the road, Afrodizia managed […]

Irie™ Magazine | Reggae - 5 Star
2016, December 2016, Reggae

Reggae | 5 Star

5 Star Biography Cultivated in Kingston Jamaica, it is like 5 Star’s path in music was charted for him by a higher power. Engaged in the performing arts from a tender age; 5 Star’s artistry represents an eclectic combination of sharp flows, soothing melodies and refreshingly clever, potent lyricism. His musical interest started while in […]