Irie Magazine | Roots | Kaya
2018, April '420' 2018 – World Reggae, Roots

Roots | Kaya

Kaya March 23, 1978 40 years ago, the roots reggae album, KAYA, was released by Bob Marley and the Wailers in 1978. The album consisted of tracks recorded alongside those present on the Exodus album in 1977. The album’s release coincided with the One Love Peace Concert at the National Stadium in Kingston, heralding Marley’s […]

Irie Magazine | Rock | Savannah (D.S.E. Jamaica)
2018, April '420' 2018 – World Reggae, Rock

Rock | Savannah

Savannah D.S.E. Jamaica Shot between the beautiful parish of Portland and the cityscape of Kingston, Savannah is a 23-minute pilot that explores the dynamics of relationships, long-distance love and economic instability, all very common things in the lives of many young people today. Jamaica is moving towards creating a model that we hope will encourage […]

Irie Magazine | Reggae | Sting & Shaggy
2018, April '420' 2018 – World Reggae, Reggae

Reggae | Sting & Shaggy

Sting & Shaggy 44/876 What do you get when you bring the former Police bassist/frontman and Jamaican dancehall superstar together to record a song? You get a surprising collaboration between Grammy-award winning artists Sting & Shaggy, resulting in an island-inspired reggae album entitled, ‘44/876’, the country codes for the UK and Jamaica. 44/876 (A&M/Interscope), which […]

2018, April '420' 2018 – World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Analea

Analea United States Her name is Analea, and her sound is amazingly unique but fitting. Island Empire swoops in and signs their first Tongan female Artist. Island Empire, the world’s largest Island Reggae Record Label with top-charting acts like Matisyahu, Morgan Heritage, Fiji, Common King’s, Sammy J, Tenelle, and many more. Dig a little deeper […]

2018, April '420' 2018 – World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Winning Jah

Winning Jah Nigeria Kingsley Eno Osagie, popularly known by his stage name, Winning Jah, is a Nigerian veteran Reggae musician, prolific songwriter, producer, multiple instrumentalist, record label CEO, human right activist and a Philanthropist. He was part of the first Children’s reggae group, called ‘Emababa Reggae Group’ to win ‘John Player Gold Leaf Awards’, for […]