When I was first made aware of the Reggae Powerhouse Band, I was intrigued by the idea of a band that was not just a band but a concept. To find out more about the band I had to talk to Leroy Scarlet, the man behind the magic. Leroy Scarlet has been in the … Continue reading When is a band not a band?
“B4TheFall” is a collaboration between heavily tattooed hip-hop artist CARPETFACE and veteran reggae artist JIMI LYONS. It is the first single released from an upcoming album by the duo. Like myself, you are probably wondering how this unlikely duo got together and if you know either of them it would seem even more unlikely. CARPETFACE … Continue reading What brings together a tattooed hip-hop artist and a veteran reggae artist?
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