Category Archives: February 2022

ROOTS | Okuda Hiroko – The Roots of Sleng Teng

ROOTS The Roots of Sleng Teng

Okuda Hiroko The Roots of Sleng Teng Fresh out of college, having graduated from the Kunitachi College of Music in 1980, Okuda Hiroko was hired by Casio, a maker of calculators. Casio was developing musical keyboards and assigned Okuda Hiroko to develop the preset rhythm patterns for these new keyboards, including the MT-40. Okuda Hiroko […]

ROCK | Mini Recharged

Rock | MINI Recharged

MINI Recharged Recharged and electrifying: the classic Mini launches into the future Originating from a dedicated team at MINI Plant Oxford, sustainable driving is now being created in a classic car. An electric motor for the original Mini combines tradition with pioneering technology – all in the spirit of circular economy. If Alec Issigonis could […]

REGGAE | Z-man

Reggae | Z-Man

Z-man Animal Slavery Photography by: Sarah Arnold Z-man’s first-ever album appearance was in 1996 with his group 99th-Demention, self-titled, which consisted of King Maz, Young Slim, Rev-Cope, Rated R, and Z-man. The group released another album in 1998, “RSP Student,” which only featured Z-man and Young Slim on it. The following two projects were Z-man’s […]

RESPECT | Jimroy Brown – Hungry

RESEPCT | Jimroy Brown - Hungry

Jimroy Brown Hungry Jimroy Alexander Brown, better known as Jimroy, was born on November 11, 1953, in Trelawny Warsop, Jamaica. He left Trelawny to live in Trenchtown with his mother and Stepfather at age ten, where he attended the Boy’s Town Primary School. During this time in his life, he visited Bob Marley on his […]

RESPECT | Sgt. Remo – Lyrical Don

IRIE | Reggae Magazine | RESPECT - Sgt. Remo

Sgt. Remo Lyrical Don Sgt. Remo is back for 2022 with his fiery single, ‘Lyrical Don.’ Lyrical Don is his first release of the year and the pre-release single from the upcoming Sgt. Remo full-length album. The album is scheduled for release later this year on Jah Yute Entertainment. Remo is coming into 2022 after […]

RESPECT | Micky B & Arky Starch – Cry for Love & Unity

RESPECT | Micky B and Arky Starch

Micky B & Arky Starch Cry for Love & Unity Mireille Boudewijns, aka “Micky B,” is a singer/songwriter and recording artist from Antwerp. Her voice has been recognized by various artists which gave her the opportunity to be the support act for Rebellion the Recaller, Charly Black, Macka B, Cocoa Tea and I-Wayne. She is […]

RESPECT | Soom T – Big Bad World

RESPECT | Soom T - Big Bad World

Soom T Big Bad World Soom T is a Scottish singer of Indian origin. After having campaigned alongside Y Network, a group of young representatives of Glasgow ghettos aiming to change their city, Soom T decides to devote her life to music to denounce injustices and talk about her daily struggles through militant and impactful […]

RESPECT | Dubokaj & Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry

RESPECT | Dubokaj ft Lee 'Scratch' Perry

Dubokaj & Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Mountainwater The echoes of the Swiss mountains are translated by electronic surgeon Dubokaj in a soundclash session with the late Jamaican legend the Mighty Upsetter. Daniel Jakob, aka Dubokaj and Dejot, half of Filewile, is an artist and producer collaborating with Dub and hip-hop artists worldwide: Fortune Shumba, Mike Ladd, […]

RELEASES | Autarchii

RELEASES | Autarchii - Disrupting the Status Quo

Autarchii Disrupting the Status Quo IRIE’s February 2022 edition of RELEASES is here featuring Autarchii and his latest album release, ‘Disrupting the Status Quo’, on the cover! The Reggae Month/Black History Month edition also features artists Micky B & Arky Starch, Jimroy Brown, Razteria, Sgt. Remo, Chucky Serious, Silent Nancy, Arky Starch & Ragga Yves, […]

RIDDIM | Live and Love Riddim

RIDDIM | Vybz Boxx Entertainment - Live and Love Riddim

Vybz Boxx Entertainment Live and Love Riddim The Jamaican-born, UK-based recording artiste Mr. Diamond, whose real name is Patrick Christopher Taylor, has once again demonstrated how much this music fraternity needed his contribution when he decided to form his own label Vybz Boxx Entertainment. Three years ago, Mr. Diamond set out to start his label […]