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Raver’s best reggae cuts of 2016!

Here are Raver’s selections for the best reggae tunes of 2016! What were your favorites? Raging Fyah “Milk and Honey” New Kingston “Kingston Fyah” Kenyatta Hill feat. Akae Beka and Puma Ptah “Police Man” Akae Beka “Well Said” Subatomic Sound System feat. Lee “Scratch” Perry “Black Ark Vampires”...
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Raver Reviews: ‘9’ by Jah9

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Along with the likes of Protojé, Chronixx, and Jesse Royal, Janine Jah9 Cunningham has become inextricably linked to the Jamaican “reggae revival” movement.  Her new album 9 places her back in the forefront as one of modern roots reggae’s flag-bearer’s.  The album features strong production from Jah9, who...
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Jesse Royal vs. Jah Cure

Who repped Overstand’s Militancy riddim the hardest?  Jesse Royal with “Preying on the Weak” or Jah Cure with “Territory?” Here is a link to purchase the vinyls: https://www.buyreggae.com/#!/r/14848/militancy
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The Easy Star Success Story w/ Dermot Hussey

Have a listen to Dermot Hussey’s fantastic radio feature about Easy Star Records, one of the most successful reggae labels on the planet.  New York City’s Easy Star Records have been at the forefront of roots reggae and experimental dub music for more than twenty years.  Having signed...
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EXCLUSIVE! Jesse Royal talks with MIDNIGHT RAVER

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MIDNIGHT RAVER Contributing Editor Kristin Wescott spoke with Jesse Royal before his debut show at Washington, DC’s 930 Club on Friday, February 6, 2015. Photos by John Shore (www.johnshoremusicphoto.com) MR:  Tell me, what aspect of Jamaica inspires your music the most? JR:  “The people, the lives of the...
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