Irie Magazine | Irie Releases - July 2018 | Honest Music

Irie Releases – July 2018

July 2018 Welcome to our July 2018 edition of IRIE Releases. This month’s edition is a special takeover issue featuring HONEST MUSIC and their latest riddim release, ‘Communion Riddim’. Artists featured in this Riddim release include Christos DC, Don Carlos, Puma Ptah, Kenyatta Hill, Harrison Stafford, Dada Yute, Ras Attitude, Monsoon, Perfect Giddimani, SynchroShakti, Zafayah, […]

Irie Magazine | ROCK | Honest Music
2017, December 2017, Rock

Rock | Honest Music

Rock | Honest Music 21st Century Roots Honest Music is an up and coming independent record label specializing in roots reggae with a modern twist. The majority of the production is made in-house under the guise of Christos and Darryl “Trane” Burke. The label has released 8 albums and singles by some of the brightest […]

Irie Magazine | Reggae | Christos DC
2017, December 2017, Reggae

Reggae | Christos DC

Christos DC Honest Music The artist/ producer Christos DC (aka Christopher Vrenios) was born and in Washington, D.C. by parents who sang opera and taught voice professionally. He takes his name from his Greek heritage, using a nickname given to him by his grandmother to represent the lineage that set the tone of his musical path. It was […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Don Carlos
2017, December 2017, Respect

Respect | Don Carlos

Don Carlos Don Carlos (born Euvin Spencer) Legendary Reggae Artist – Born and raised in one of the most deprived regions of Western Kingston, Jamaica, in a district known as Waterhouse, which incidentally is also a musical spawning ground for many of Reggae’s greatest ever talents, such as King Tubby, an original member of Black […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Kenyatta Hill
2017, December 2017, Respect

Respect | Kenyatta Hill

Kenyatta Hill Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, Kenyatta Hill’s career as a singer began the day his father’s ended.  Joseph Hill, the lead singer/ songwriter of the legendary Jamaican trio Culture, passed away in 2006 while on tour in Europe. Kenyatta, then the band’s sound engineer, stepped from behind the mixing board and onstage to deliver […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Puma Ptah
2017, December 2017, Respect

Respect | Puma Ptah

Puma Ptah Christopher Smith formerly known as Ras Puma was born in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.  His earliest musical memories and inspiration include watching his uncle playing upright bass and guitar in local Mento band and listening to grandmother perform acoustic songs. He was encouraged to enter cultural competitions to which his uncle Mungo […]