Irie Magazine | Roots | Reggae Month - Celebrating Reggae's Legacy
2019, February 2019, Roots

Roots | Reggae Month – Celebrating Reggae’s Legacy

Reggae Month Celebrating Reggae’s Legacy Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding made February 2008 the first annual Reggae Month in Jamaica. To celebrate, the Recording Industry Association of Jamaica (RIAJam) held its first Reggae Academy Awards on February 24, 2008. In addition, Reggae Month included a six-day Global Reggae conference, a reggae film festival, two radio […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Steffani Seven
2019, February 2019, Respect

Respect | Steffani Seven

Steffani Seven Jah Jah Knows Steffani Seven is a powerful Jamaican singer and performer who is among a new generation of female artists that have embarked on the Jamaican music scene in recent years. Coming from a church background she developed her voice through gospel music. With her group as well as a soloist she […]

Irie™ Magazine | Reggae - Ras Midas
2019, January 2019, Respect

Respect | Ras Midas

Ras Midas The Musical Prophet Written By: Robert ‘Higherman’ Heilman Belgium based Roots Vibration Records is elevating its proper catalogue with two glorious 12″ representations from message music statesman RAS MIDAS’ poignant catalogue. A limited press twin spin releasing on February 22. These timeless anthems from “The Musical Prophet” showcase the Ites, Gold and Green […]

Irie Magazine | Releases | Jamila Falak
2019, January 2019, Releases

Releases | Jamila Falak

Releases | January 2019 Jamila Falak – LA AAA ADY! Her name is Jamila Falak and in Jamaica that name is just as uncommon as the upright bass, which she plays. Being both a singer and an instrumentalist are a stark juxtaposition in the portrait of the Jamaican music landscape. But Falak is and that […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | Adahzeh
December 2018 - World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Adahzeh

Adahzeh This Love Meet the ‘king’s daughters’ better known as the multi-talented all female band Adahzeh. In a male dominated arena of self-contained bands, the ladies, namely keyboardist Karissa, bassist ChevyPalm, vocalist Gabby, guitarist Tara and drummer Tash are on a mission to spread love, respect and empowerment in their music, and throughout their journey […]

2018, October 2018 - World Reggae, Respect

Respect | Xana Romeo

Respect | Xana Romeo Jamaica Xana Romeo has emerged in this time as a prolific reggae siren with a powerful and distinctive message that resonates strongly among her generation of revolutionary youth. Awakening the senses with the contrast of her soothing melodies and energetic instrumentation, Xana flutters soulfully atop cool dub rhythms and electrifies the […]

Irie Magazine | Respect | ZJ Liquid
2018, October 2018 - Cali Reggae, Respect

Respect | ZJ Liquid

ZJ Liquid Jamaica As his name suggests, ZJ Liquid does it all, flowing seamlessly amongst his multiple roles—selector, radio personality, supporter of new talent, producer, MC and artist. With his new album, Mobay Son, the man born Michael Brissett steps into his own as a respected lyricist, demonstrating his versatility over the course of 12 […]