Irie Magazine | Roots | Soweto Uprising
Roots, 2018, June 2018 – Cali Reggae

Roots | Soweto Uprising

Soweto Uprising June 16, 1976 On the morning of June 16, 1976, between 10,000 and 20,000 black students walked from their schools to Orlando Stadium for a rally to protest against having to learn through Afrikaans in school. Many students who later participated in the protest arrived at school that morning without prior knowledge of […]

Irie Magazine | Rock | Sam Nzima
2018, June 2018 – Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | Sam Nzima

Sam Nzima How One Photograph Changed the World Photography By: AP Images IRIE Magazine remembers legendary South African photographer, Sam Nzima, who passed away on May 12, 2018, at Rob Ferreira Hospital in Mbombela (Nelspruit) after a short illness. He was 83. Sam Nzima is best known for capturing the iconic photograph of the Apartheid […]

Irie Magazine | Reggae | Nattali Rize & Kelissa
2018, June 2018 – Cali Reggae, Reggae

Reggae | Nattali Rize & Kelissa

Nattali Rize & Kelissa California Rizing Photography By: Kat Hall, Lee Abel Photography, Steve Rosenfield International reggae artist Nattali Rize recently completed ‘Mission One’ of California Rizing, their first headline tour of The Golden State. Rize and their dynamic live band was joined by Kelissa, a soulful female Jamaican songstress across all six dates in […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Fari DiFuture
2018, June 2018 – Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | Fari DiFuture

Fari DiFuture Jamaica Rising reggae roots vocalist Kemani Ifari Powell, was born on December 29, 1986. Rightfully known as Fari DiFuture, he hails from the beautiful island of Jamaica. Raised in Kingston, within the peaceful community of Cooreville Gardens, Fari is no stranger to the arts, having been brought up in a musical family. His […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | BDRA
2018, June 2018 – Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | BDRA

BDRA Nigeria Sandra Odiahi, formerly goes by the stage names, Sandra to later perform with the stage name BlessinDra, now popularly known as BDRA, (born on 27th November) in Opoji, Esan central-local government, Edo state (Nigeria) is a veteran singer from Nigeria. Her music style became known as ‘Ijeleghe Vibes’. It is a mix of […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Huge Andrew
2018, June 2018 – Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | Huge Andrew

Huge Andrew Antigua & Barbuda Roots Reggae artiste, Huge Andrew, was born on the Caribbean island of Antigua & Barbuda which is known for its white sandy beaches and calypso music. Huge has however taken a love for reggae music , roots and culture. With his cultural heritage in Rastafari livity and a love for conscious […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Young Veterans Music
2018, June 2018 – Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | Young Veterans Music

Young Veterans Music Jamaica Young Veterans Music is an independent record label operating out of Kingston Jamaica that specializes in the development of artists and the production of high-quality music. Young Veterans was founded in 2003 by Sheldon Pennicott and longtime school friend Ricardo Hart. They started out by forming a small sound system and […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Jef Stott
2018, June 2018 – Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | Jef Stott

Jef Stott United States Composer, producer and performer JEF STOTT has been deftly navigating the realms of world fusion music for nearly two decades, where he has consistently been at the forefront of the International Global Bass movement. On June 8, 2018, he released ‘ASLAN DUB SYSTEM Vol. 1’, his 12th full-length studio production on […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Kenzhaay
2018, June 2018 – Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | Kenzhaay

Kenzhaay Jamaica Chadwick McKenzie better known as Kenzhaay is a Jamaican reggae/dancehall artiste who is aspiring about his craft. Kenzhaay was born on December 25, 1992, and lived most of his life in the parish of Hanover with his mother, father and three (3) younger siblings. His passion for music started at a young age […]