Irie Magazine | Respect | Army Gideon
2018, February 2018 - World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Army Gideon

Army Gideon United States Meet Army Gideon… one of South Florida’s top reggae bands. Dubbed the ‘Best Reggae Band’ by New Times, Army Gideon released their high-anticipated debut album, ‘Forsake Not’, on January 19, 2018. These musical soldiers are a group of well-seasoned musicians who have opened for reggae heavy hitters such as Bunny Wailer, […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Ricky Nevado
2018, February 2018 - World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Ricky Nevado

Ricky Nevado Jamaica Born Nevado Wellington, in St. Catherine Jamaica, home to notable artists like Christopher Martin, Spice, and Tony Curtis. As with his predecessors, Nevado sought to showcase his musical talents in church, at school, and local competitions such as the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s performing arts festival. Although not professionally trained, Nevado’s drive […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | The Hempolics
2018, January 2018 - Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | The Hempolics

The Hempolics United Kingdom The Hempolics are out to put those organic rootsy vibes back into music; with their fat radio-friendly hooks, bumping soundsystem bass and a wanderlusty, ineffably real sound all of their own… Over years of recording top international talent The Hempolics enigmatic leader, Grippa Laybourne, has been carefully honing his own masterpiece […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Jay Spaker
2018, January 2018 - Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | Jay Spaker

Jay Spaker United States Brooklyn-based artist/producer Double Tiger (aka Jay Spaker) is no stranger to critical acclaim. Known for his contributions with trendsetting reggae powerhouse John Brown’s Body, as well as his role as half of Tour De Force, and co-founder of Dub Stuy Records, Spaker is also recognized for his past collaborations with legendary […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Treson
2018, January 2018 - Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | Tréson

Tréson Canada When Tréson picks up a guitar and starts playing, his voice and demeanor transforms into a spiritual energy that reaches out and touches everyone who is listening or watching. On any given song, this gifted singer-songwriter can reveal the soul of Otis Redding, the pure pop energy of Michael Jackson, the lovers rock […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Heavyweights Brass Band
2018, January 2018 - Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | Heavyweights Brass Band

The Heavyweights Brass Band Canada Whether receiving props from The Roots on Twitter, jamming with puppets on CBC Kids’ Mamma Yamma, recording with the legendary Giovanni Hidalgo or being championed by influential DJ and tastemaker Gilles Peterson, The Heavyweights Brass Band pack a one-two punch of crossover appeal and respect from music’s elite. Inspired by […]