Irie™ Magazine | Roots - São Luís, Maranhão
2016, Cali, October 2016 - Cali Reggae, Roots

Roots | São Luís, Maranhão – A History of Reggae

Adapted & Revised by: Fabiana Rasta São Luís, Maranhão A History of Reggae It is difficult to define exactly which elements determined the adoption of reggae by the Maranhense population, making it widespread, especially among the suburbs of São Luís. According to DJ Ademar Danilo, in the region involving the states of Pará and Maranhão, […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Jah9
2016, Cali, Rock, September 2016 - Cali Reggae

Rock | Jah9 – Yoga, Spirituality & the Signs of the Time

Interviewed by: Splash & Tami Tsansai; Words by: Tami Tsansai Jah9 Yoga, Spirituality & the Signs of the Time As an artiste whose lyrics are often used for university lectures in sociology, religious/philosophical studies and economics, it’s no secret that the erudite Jah9 is widely known for her profound capacity to ‘edutain’ listeners; she inspires […]

Irie™ Magazine | Reggae - Jah9
2016, Cali, Reggae, September 2016 - Cali Reggae

Reggae | The Whole ‘9’ – Wombman, Divine Order & Changing the World

Written by: Tami Tsansai The Whole ‘9’ Wombman, Divine Order & Changing the World We’ve taken you on a journey of Jah9’s becoming so far and are sure as the story continues to unfold, you, like us, are probably even more intrigued… especially against the backdrop of ‘9’, her sophomore album release. The timeline is […]

Irie™ Magazine | Reggae - Kelissa
2016, August 2016 - Cali Reggae, Cali, Roots

Roots | Kelissa

Written by: Tami Tsansai; Photography by: © William Richards Kelissa Anbessa Music As the daughter of Errol ‘Chakula’ and Kerida ‘Goldilocks’ McDonald of reggae band Chakula, Kelissa’s affinity for music comes as no surprise. She grew up in the hills of St Andrew, Jamaica, (referred to by the entertainment community as ‘Reggae Mountain’ in recent […]

Irie™ Magazine | Reggae - Tribal Seeds
2016, Cali, July 2016 - Cali Reggae, Reggae

Reggae | Tribal Seeds

Tribal Seeds Born In Babylon But Raised By Jah From San Diego, California, award-winning reggae group Tribal Seeds have become known for their spiritually driven, refreshing rock vibe they have infused with the roots style of reggae music. Originally started by two brothers, Steven Rene Jacobo (lyrics, vocals, guitar) and Tony-Ray Jacobo (producer, keyboards, vocals). […]