Damian Marley is the most versatile and prolific of the Marley family. He bridged the gap between conscious Reggae and Hip-Hop/R&B. At a time that both genres were veering off to commercialism, Junior Gong released music that upheld the root of these genres in terms of lyrical content and musical authenticity.
Rootikal Radio - Finest Roots Reggae, Dub, Stepper & Bass Culture - syndicated radio show | THU + FRI | 9~11 PM on UbuntuFM Reggae Radio
UbuntuFM's King Vusi Mavuthela talked to Saggy Saggila, the stage name of the legendary musician, songwriter and producer of note, Richard Siluma, cousin to legend Lucky Dube.
Richard was born in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. When growing up, he was influenced by his father Aphius Siluma who was singing Imbube music.
As with most larger-than-life figures Pres. Nelson Mandela was controversial. We know of his achievements and follies. But what is his legacy? What will he be best remembered for? Was he shrewd politician, a visionary or both?
Nelson Mandela had a brief membership in the South African Communist Party and a long-term alliance thereafter with the Communist Party.
UbuntuFM's Ikenna Okeh interviewed Allan Agard from The Conscious Underground. TCU's track 'Dirty Politician' is in heavy rotation on UbuntuFM Reggae Radio and the band is about to release a new single. Get ready for some conscious words of wisdom and positive vibrations. It's all in the frequencies...
Ikenna: It's nice getting in touch with you, Allan. Please tell us about your band, The Conscious Underground.
UbuntuFM community contributor Peter Hesen conducted an interview with Roots Reggae artist Hosny Bronx (USA).
Greetings Rasta, how are you doing?
Yes Rasta, cool man, I’m fine, I’m here with you in South Africa, It makes me very happy. My new album is almost finished, I’m working on its release