Irie™ Magazine | Rock - I Aint Mad At Ya
2017, May 2017, Rock

Rock | I Ain’t Mad at Ya

I Ain’t Mad at Ya Omar Broomfield aka Hulk Published by Tangent Books and Reggae Archive Records, ‘I Ain’t Mad at Ya’ by Owen Broomfield (aka Hulk) is a document of the social, cultural and political realities of growing up in the 60’s/70’s, as a black youth on the Aston/Handsworth border. Owen exposes the issues […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Sisters of the Valley
2017, May 2017 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | Weed Nuns

Weed Nuns On a Mission to heal with Cannabis The Sisters of the Valley, California’s self-ordained ‘weed nuns’, are on a mission to heal and empower women with their cannabis products. Based near the town of Merced in the Central Valley, which produces over half of the fruit, vegetables and nuts grown in the United […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - CORA Genetics
2017, April 2017 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | CORA Genetics

CORA Genetics The Science of Herb Hardy aka Happy Aloha, is a native of Northern California. He founded Zen Care Collective in 2010 where he has been providing patients medicine throughout California, on a prescription based, monthly and quarterly program. He also founded Endocannabinoid Therapeutic Genetics 2010 (- Present). In 2016, Hardy embarked on a […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Nan Lewis
2017, April 2017, Rock

Rock | Nan Lewis

Nan Lewis Entertainment Works Nan Lewis opened Entertainment Works in 1989 as a direct result of her love with reggae music. A professional publicist since 1974, she is well-versed in marketing and promoting products and services through editorial coverage in the media so, when she was asked to manage a PR campaign for a reggae […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Contrabanned
2017, March 2017 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | ContraBanned

ContraBanned Travel Ban Bands Bands with diaspora from the seven Muslim-majority countries on U.S. President Donald Trump’s original travel ban took to the stage in Austin to build resistance against executive orders critics see as perpetuating bigotry. For many musicians in the ‘ContraBanned’ showcase that went from Friday night to early Saturday at the South […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Native Nations Rise
2017, March 2017, Rock

Rock | #NativeNationsRise

#NativeNationsRise We Exist. We Resist. We Rise. Thousands of Native American demonstrators and their supporters marched to the White House on Friday, March 10, 2017, to voice outrage at President Donald Trump’s support for the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines, which they say threaten tribal lands. The protest follows months of demonstrations in […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Alex Rogers
2017, February 2017 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | Alex Rogers (ICBC)

Alex Rogers International Cannabis Business Conference Visionary entrepreneur and political activist, Alex Rogers, is the founder and CEO of three thriving ancillary cannabis businesses. Cutting his teeth as an activist in the early nineties under the tutelage of Jack Herer, Alex has a deep proprietary knowledge of the industry. He has played a key role […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Lior Ben-Hur
2017, February 2017, Rock

Rock | Lior Ben-Hur

Lior Ben-Hur Music Educator Born and raised in Jerusalem, composer and musician Lior Ben-Hur grew up in the city’s diverse melting pot of Jewish traditions from around the world. With his Iraqi-born father and Greek mother each passing on practices from their own upbringing, Lior was exposed to the vast scope of ways in which […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - Away To Africa
2017, January 2017 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | Away To Africa

Away To Africa 2017 Cape Town International Jazz Festival Experience The Cape Town International Jazz Festival isn’t your everyday celebration. Proudly dubbed as ‘Africa’s Grandest Gathering,’ Cape Town International Jazz Festival is the fourth largest jazz festival in the world and the largest jazz festival in Sub-Saharan Africa. Every year thousands of global citizens gather […]

Irie™ Magazine | Rock - U.S. Veterans, Tribe Elders - Join Forces in Pipeline Protest
2016, December 2016 - Cali Reggae, Rock

Rock | U.S. Veterans, Tribe Elders – Join Forces in Pipeline Protest

U.S. Veterans, Tribe Elders Join Forces in Pipeline Protest On Saturday, December 3, 2016, U.S. military veterans spoke with tribal leaders about their shared interest in blocking a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation, with as many as 3,500 veterans joining protests at the site. Veterans Stand for Standing Rock members aim to […]