Irie Magazine | Roots | Sly Dunbar
Roots, 2018, May 2018 – World Reggae

Roots | Sly Dunbar

Sly Dunbar May 10, 1952 Lowell ‘Sly’ Fillmore Dunbar, born May 10, 1952, in Kingston, Jamaica, is a drummer, best known as one half of the prolific Jamaican rhythm section and reggae production duo Sly & Robbie. Dunbar began playing at the age of 15 in a band called The Yardbrooms. His first appearance on a recording was on the […]

Irie Magazine | Rock | Fyah Roiall
2018, May 2018 – World Reggae, Rock

Rock | Fyah Roiall

Fyah Roiall The Future of Grimehall In May of 1988, the New York Times wrote an article boldly stating that “Rap is OFFICIALLY in the MAINSTREAM”. From where we stand today in 2018 with rap and hip-hop music, as accredited by Forbes Magazine as the most popular genre of music (and most profitable), music and […]

Irie Magazine | Reggae | Yoncia
Reggae, 2018, May 2018 – World Reggae

Reggae | Yoncia

Yoncia It’s Your Time Biancia Francis more commonly known as ‘Yoncia’ was born in the parish of St. Thomas in Jamaica. She had a great love for the Arts from an early age participating in school events connected to poetry and music. With musical influences such as Beres Hammond and Shirley Ceaser, she grew a […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Soulcraft
2018, May 2018 – World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Soulcraft

Soulcraft Serbia Serbian roots rock reggae band Soulcraft, formed in 2013, is consisted of experienced reggae musicians who are present on the Belgrade music scene more than two decades and have been significantly contributing in maintaining and promoting of reggae sound. Soulcraft is a band inspired by the roots reggae sound of the seventies and […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Bescenta
2018, May 2018 – World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Bescenta

Bescenta Jamaica With his last musical project released in 2016 in the form of an EP titled ‘Green Gold’, Bescenta believes the time is right to present his socially conscious music to the world once again. Since tapping into the main stream in 2001, there has been no turning back for Bescenta who believes hard […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Mark Wonder
2018, May 2018 – World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Mark Wonder

Mark Wonder Jamaica Although Jamaica has no shortage of roots singers Mark Wonder is a singular musical force that must be reckoned with. He has been blessed with an awesome musical talent the continues to bless the world with positivity. His powerful and infectious vocal delivery and song craft is undisputed. One can simply not […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Kelandy
2018, May 2018 – World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Kelandy

Kelandy United States Kelandy, born Kelandy Faustino Diaz in Oahu, Hawaii, an artist as unique as his name. Kelandy is Chamorro, Palauan and Italian. His voice is just as diverse and will take you on an excursion through the world’s islands and through life’s decades. Inspired by artists such as, Baby Face, Boyz II Men, […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Kingly T
2018, May 2018 – World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Kingly T

Kingly T Jamaica / United States The musical journey of Kingly T began in Jamaica where he served as lead guitarist for the group known as ‘Ninja Force’. Kingly T helped modernize the idea of soul and reggae melding with modern pop conventions. During the late 90’s, he spread his unique brand of music around […]

Irie Magazine | Releases | The PathHeights
Releases, 2018, May 2018 – World Reggae

Releases | The PathHeights

The PathHeights Twin Flamezz The PathHeights are the singer-songwriter Akosua Aset and Aumuna. The name of the duo is derived from the word Ptahites, which means spiritual, creative beings that convey a collective message. The PathHeights started in 2012 in Jamaica. Now they are based in Germany. Their sound is a gentle blend of folk, […]

Irie Magazine | Rewind | Kaya Fest
Rewind, 2018, May 2018 – World Reggae

Rewind | Kaya Fest 2018

Kaya Fest 2018 Music & Awareness Festival Kaya Fest is a two-day Music and Awareness Festival named one of the Top 10 Music Moments of 2017 by Miami New Times. Each year Kaya Fest invites an incredible roster of reggae-influenced artists to celebrate one love, unity, peace and ‘overstanding’ alongside supporters from all over the […]