More than 70 minutes of music, divided in 15 full blooded roots reggae songs, marked by the unique voice of Ras Mac Bean, one of the most emotionally powerful voices of reggae music of today.
Ras Mac Bean joined forces with roots reggae band Soulcraft from Belgrade, Serbia, which resulted in a groovy and audacious new album “Reggae On A Mission”, released through independent record label Ammonite Records on 21st of May 2018. The album is available on CD and digital, while the vinyl release will come soon, as well.
Old School Reggae, Rhythm & Blues from New York, Los Angeles & Charleroi
Reggae music went through various stages of development whereby traditional Jamaican folk music blended with US Jazz, Rhythm & Blues and Soul. ‘Rudie Blues’, ‘Ska’, ‘Blue Beat’, ‘RockSteady’ to form the root of Reggae as we have come to know it.
Jah Jah Children Arise, Again! "The album is a masterfully crafted piece of work. The balance of stunning new tracks and wise selection of a brimming catalogue scores on all levels" - Robert Heilman, #ReggaeVibes - and we subscribe to that notion!
Revivals and reunions are often excuses for desperate musicians to relive past glories. NOT SO with Zap Pow's "Again”.
The 2016 incarnation of pioneering Reggae group Zap-Pow is anything but a group of desperate musicians.
Wicked, wicked, Warrior EP with Dark Angel leading the way, followed by a champion cut from Shanghai MC Jado. No boss to the Boss Riddim #Dub, Warrior’s third track. Fleck doing the honours on the fourth and final #DnB cut Boss Riddim remix.
Pick and choose your to liking. We love ‘em all!!
Jstar is touring China for the first time in 2018!
10/5 Beijing <DADA>
11/5 Yinchuan <M Park>
12/5 Zhengzhou <八仙>
13/5 Changzhou <M Live>
16/5 Shanghai <ALL> with JADO
17/5 Shenzhen <OIL>
18/5 Guangzhou <SD Livehouse>
“Earth” is a warming declaration of love for Mother Nature, its a scream of alarm to humanity. Speaks about the importance of our actions and the responsibility we all have to take care of our world.
The video shows us the need of a global change in our actions and at the same time is dedicated to the victims of the huge fires that took place in Portugal in 2017.
"Earth is part of Freddy Locks new Album "Overstand" still to be released during 2018. Mastering: Dubmatix
Reggaddiction | 'Out On The Weekend' (ft. Fergus Hambleton and Hermina George) | ‘Out on the Weekend’ is the second release off the upcoming ‘Ganja Harvest’ - Neil Young Reggae tribute album from Reggaddiction.
The folk driven song, ‘Out on the Weekend’, is transformed using dub effects, mixed by 7x Juno winner and nominee producer/dub composer @Dubmatix. Sung by the co-founder/lead singer Fergus Hambleton of the 2x Juno winning band the Sattalites and Hermina George. The two vocalists turn the poignant song into a real authentic Reggae duet.