Irie Magazine | Roots | Kaya
2018, April '420' 2018 – World Reggae, Roots

Roots | Kaya

Kaya March 23, 1978 40 years ago, the roots reggae album, KAYA, was released by Bob Marley and the Wailers in 1978. The album consisted of tracks recorded alongside those present on the Exodus album in 1977. The album’s release coincided with the One Love Peace Concert at the National Stadium in Kingston, heralding Marley’s […]

Irie Magazine | Rock | Savannah (D.S.E. Jamaica)
2018, April '420' 2018 – World Reggae, Rock

Rock | Savannah

Savannah D.S.E. Jamaica Shot between the beautiful parish of Portland and the cityscape of Kingston, Savannah is a 23-minute pilot that explores the dynamics of relationships, long-distance love and economic instability, all very common things in the lives of many young people today. Jamaica is moving towards creating a model that we hope will encourage […]

Irie Magazine | Reggae | Sting & Shaggy
2018, April '420' 2018 – World Reggae, Reggae

Reggae | Sting & Shaggy

Sting & Shaggy 44/876 What do you get when the bring the former Police bassist/frontman and Jamaican dancehall superstar together to record a song? You get a surprising collaboration between Grammy-award winning artists Sting & Shaggy, resulting in an island-inspired reggae album entitled, ‘44/876’, the country codes for the UK and Jamaica. 44/876 (A&M/Interscope), which […]

Irie Magazine | Irie Releases - April '420' 2018 | Mellow Mood
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Irie Releases – April ‘420’ 2018

April ‘420’ 2018 Welcome to our April ‘420’ 2018 edition of IRIE Releases. We celebrate 420 a little early with the new album release from Mellow Mood entitled ‘Large’ which is featured on the cover along with new releases from artists Sting & Shaggy, Raging Fyah, Green Lion Crew & Chronixx, Evaflow, Vibronics, Predator Dub […]

Irie Magazine | Roots | Women's History Month
2018, March 2018 - Cali Reggae, Roots

Roots | Women’s History Month

Roots | Women’s History Month March 1-31, 2018 Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women’s Day on March 8, and during October in […]

Irie Magazine | Rock | Raging Fyah's Rebel
2018, March 2018 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | Raging Fyah’s Rebel

Raging Fyah Rebel Regarded as one of Jamaica’s most promising young acts, the band Raging Fyah makes music that is tethered to their island’s enduring, much-emulated roots rock reggae tradition, yet is distinguished by an expansive vision that propels their musical journey forward. The band received critical acclaim for the intricate harmonies, nuanced musicianship and […]

Irie Magazine | Reggae | Marielle Franco
2018, March 2018 - Cali Reggae, Reggae

Reggae | Marielle Franco

Marielle Franco Present! Now and Forever For those of you who don’t know who Marielle Franco is, she was a Brazilian city councillor from the Maré favela, one of Rio de Janeiro’s poorest and most dangerous favelas. A member of the Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL), Marielle Franco was an outspoken human rights activist who […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Evaflow
2018, March 2018 - Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | Evaflow

Evaflow Jamaica Right on the cusp of his second single release tomorrow, #TeamIrie gets into the mind of Evaflow – the self-proclaimed ‘Systarter’ out of Jamaica ready to ‘ding the culture’ with his musical craft’. Familiar Stranger is a story of love and longing featuring reggae songstress Sara Lugo, produced by Protoje and The Drumkeys. […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Ben Barbic
2018, March 2018 - Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | Ben Barbic

Ben Barbic United States Since going solo in 2013 Ben has established himself as a truly unique and honest lyricist and songwriter. In a little over 4 years he has built a social media following of over 70,000+ followers. Ben has been in featured films, music in commercials, soundtracks, top 20 playlists, mixtapes, and on […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Max RubaDub
2018, March 2018 - Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | Max RubaDub

Max RubaDub Switzerland Max RubaDub, better known as ‘The Remix Junkie’ just released his personal milestone. After years of remixing for labels and artists from all over the world, he finally found time to sit down and work on his producer-album. Featuring voices like Luciano, Gappy Ranks, Voicemail or Lutan Fyah this LP brings along […]