Irie Magazine | Irie Releases - November 2018 | King Charlz
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Irie Releases – November 2018

November 2018 Welcome to our November 2018 edition of IRIE Releases. This month we present the upcoming album release from King Charlz entitled ‘Still Searching’ on the cover along with new releases from artists Christos DC & Tippy I, Alborosie, Jah Farmer, Hiya Flames, VBDC, Azizzi Romeo, Odreii, One Sharp Mind, PureVibracion, Highest Intention & […]

Irie Magazine | Roots | Queen Nanny
2018, October 2018 - World Reggae, Roots

Roots | Queen Nanny

Queen Nanny c.1686 – c.1755 Queen Nanny or Nanny (c. 1686 – c. 1755), National Heroine of Jamaica, was an 18th-century leader of the Jamaican Maroons. Historical documents refer to her as the “rebels’ old ‘obeah’ woman” but to the Maroons she was revered as a woman of science. Queen Nanny was born into the Asante people in what is today Ghana, […]

2018, October 2018 - World Reggae, Rock

Rock | Asante Kingdom

Asante Kingdom Because of War The Ashanti Empire (also spelled Asante) was an Akan empire and kingdom in what is now modern-day Ghana from 1670 to 1957. The Ashanti Empire expanded from Asante to include the Brong-Ahafo Region, Central Region, Eastern Region, Greater Accra Region and Western Region of present-day Ghana. The empire also encompassed […]

2018, October 2018 - World Reggae, Reggae

Reggae | Dread & Alive: Nine Night™

Dread & Alive® Nine Night™ Dread & Alive® is a Jamaican-inspired mixed-media series spanning comic books, novels and music created and written by Nicholas Da Silva (founder & editor-in-chief of IRIE) and published by ZOOLOOK. His work with Dread & Alive® meshes cultural fact with fiction while introducing the Maroons of Jamaica, who resisted against […]

2018, October 2018 - World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Xana Romeo

Respect | Xana Romeo Jamaica Xana Romeo has emerged in this time as a prolific reggae siren with a powerful and distinctive message that resonates strongly among her generation of revolutionary youth. Awakening the senses with the contrast of her soothing melodies and energetic instrumentation, Xana flutters soulfully atop cool dub rhythms and electrifies the […]