All of the artists I work with will tell you that when I start working with them they become family. Their families also become family. Recently our beloved Pernell Winchester (Kabasi) from the Reggae Powerhouse Band became sick and was hospitalized. Last week he was given the devastating diagnosis of stage 4 lung cancer. Pernell … Continue reading Pernell Needs our help.
When I was asked to review “Cliff Marley Tosh” the latest album by Robert “Dubwise” Browne, I thought this would be difficult as it’s an instrumental album of covers of well-known songs by Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, and Peter Tosh. Dubwise is an acclaimed musician, from a talented musical family, and he has been backing … Continue reading Cliff Marley Tosh album review
“’Live N Livin’ is one of two albums from the multi-award-winning dancehall star, Sean Paul, offering a collaboration over confrontation undertone, that showcases unity in Dancehall. The album was inspired by the perception of members of the music industry that dancehall is dead, instead, Sean Paul believes dancehall is alive and well, with a strong … Continue reading Album Review “Live N Livin”
When Toots and The Maytals released “Gotta Be Tough” after a hiatus of a decade, little did we know that this would be the last album while Frederick “Toots” Hibbert was still with us. The album opens with the gritty rock/bluesy track, “Drop Off Head,” a sound that made Toots and the Maytals a festival … Continue reading Album review of “Gotta Be Tough