So I was up in the vinyl room this morning organizing some stuff and I was actually listening to some CDs that I had spinning in my old Sony 5-disc changer. I really enjoyed what I was listening to all… Continue Reading
One of the first Midnite tunes to really clue me in on how talented a wordsmith Vaughn Benjamin is. “Piggy bank is a psychological thing, implication is only the filthy rich win.”
Lets run it back 20 years to 1997 and Midnite’s debut album Unpolished. This sounded like nothing else I had ever heard before and I thought it was brilliant. Things were finally looking up for reggae. “Meditiation”… “Babylon ripe, yeah,… Continue Reading
If you can get past the fact that 2015’s best reggae album (Protojé’s Ancient Future) didn’t even get nominated, and forgive the ineptitude of passing over Barrington Levy on what was most likely his best shot at winning the award,… Continue Reading
Jah Raver takes the controls at New Zealand’s Reggae Kulture Radio Show to highlight the best of reggae from the US Virgin Islands. These sets include exclusive live material, album cuts, vinyl selections and more from the likes of Midnite,… Continue Reading
As co-founding member of Zion High Productions and bassist for Zion I Kings, David “Jah D” Goldfine is one of modern roots’ most ardent and respected torch-bearers. Along with I Grade Records and Lustre Kings, Zion High has been the… Continue Reading
Included here is video footage of Midnite’s performance at Rototom Sunsplash 2014.
The US reggae scene is as rich with talent as it has ever been and the world is starting to take notice. Just consider the fact that US reggae acts have taken the Itunes Reggae Album of the Year award… Continue Reading
While rumors a gwan about the dissolution of Midnite and a new path for lead singer Vaughn Benjamin, our friends at Rockers Movement get the first interview with Vaughn about life, changes, and a new project.
Jah Raver’s selector’s choice mix of the finest in reggae from the US Virgin Islands…Virgin Islands Wear The Crown… Jah Raver presents: ‘Virgin Islands Wear the Crown’ (Dubs & Vocals) by Jah Raver on Mixcloud