I became a fan of Jah Cure with “The Universal Cure”, his 2009 album. I loved the raw gritty lyrics of his “prison songs”. Since that album, I have been disappointed, as I felt that the rawness had gone. “Royal Soldier” has brought me back again. “Royal Soldier”, Jah Cure’s first album in 4 … Continue reading Album Review of “Royal Soldier” by Jah Cure
“Aaron Nigel Smith released his debut solo album In Our America, on his Aya World label, in partnership with Tuff Gong International, on March 8, 2019. With reggae songs that speak truth to today’s turbulent times, In Our America offers positive messages and inspiration for everyday activism. Songs from the new album were performed on … Continue reading Album Review of “In Our America” ny Aaron Nigel Smith
“The Most High calls on you when you are young, ‘cause you are strong,” said Fyakin. Over the years Fyakin found himself surrounded by other cultural icons in the industry, such as I Wayne. Fyakin, a devout Rastafarian, humbly credits I Wayne for imparting valuable words of wisdom that helped keep him on the righteous … Continue reading Album Review of New Wave by Fyakin.
Previously published in Island Stage Magazine. When I was asked to review Nesbeth’s debut album “A.M.E.N.”, an acronym for his late wife’s name Ann Marie Elliot Nesbeth, I was not sure what to expect. I was a big fan of his hit single “My Dream” but was not so impressed by the follow-up singles and … Continue reading Review of Nesbeth’s debut album “A.M.E.N.”