WORLDWIDE – February 4, 2016 – IRIE, the reggae magazine for everything roots rock reggae music, today released it’s February 2016 World Reggae Edition (#03.02) introducing Taj Weekes & Adowa as the featured cover artist. The Musician, Poet & Humanitarian from St. Lucia will release his fifth album, LOVE, HERB & REGGAE on Feb. 12, 2016 which will be supported by a year-long tour. IRIE Magazine is blessed to present an exclusive interview with Taj Weekes and an introduction of the band members of Adowa. The issue also features reggae artists Samory-I (Jamaica), Iyata Safari (United States), The Defekters (United Kingdom), Sheldon Senior (Jamaica), Roots Revealerz (Jamaica) and Rassi Hardknocks (Jamaica).
In the ROOTS feature aka The Chronicles of Reggae, IRIE shines a warm spotlight on the legendary ska and reggae musician, Rico Rodriguez, who passed away in 2015. Our friends at Palm Pictures have put together a 4 part documentary featuring an interview with Rico Rodriguez by Chris Salewicz. Our ROCK feature includes an exclusive interview with legendary photographer and great friend, Adrian Boot of UrbanImage.TV. Did you know that Adrian Boot and Chris Salewicz are among the most important authors in music journalism? We did!
The issue also introduces a new feature, RETREAT, which features our family and partner, Touch The Road of Jamaica and their new tour package, DO ROAD, offering day trips in Jamaica where you actually hit the streets, go out with friends and just be ‘out deh! Their tour packages include evening Eats and Beats featuring Protoje, Midnite and a 420 week experience entitled Healing of the Nation!
And if that weren’t enough, the issue includes 7 exclusive Irie Trax for your personal listening pleasure! Remember to keep it ROOTS, ROCK, REGGAE and RESPECT, Mon!
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