Opinion, reviews, interviews, staff lists, rankings, and other long talking about Reggae and Dancehall music and culture.

Jesse Royal: ‘Royal’ Album Review 

More than a self-titled sophomore, Jesse Royal’s 2nd album is a sonic personal archive. Released on June 11, 2021, Royal contains eleven lyrical missives and lives up to its roaring title and sublime cover art.

Bunny Wailer: The Man, The Myth, The Legend

“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head,… as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the most high Jah… Rastafari… commanded his blessings, that I and I shall not die, but live , Jaaahh”.   

Dancehall Songstress Tashina McKenzie Talks ‘Injustice’

Dancehall songstress Tashina Muzik should be on everyone’s radar with her latest single Injustice. The track, a collaborative project with US-based indie label JB Production, asks serious questions of the political system, and calls out local Reggae artists on their continued, surprising silence in the face of rampant injustice, gun violence and social inequities.