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Protojé is “Stylin'”

2014-11-22 Protoje & Indiggnation , Live Espace Malraux, Six Fours , France - Photo : Fred reGGaeLover 2014
“Can’t pop no style on I girl.”  Protojé hails up the great Hugh Mundell in “Stylin’,” the second single from his third studio album, ANCIENT FUTURE, scheduled for release in 2015.  Another rock-solid chune from de youth over a brilliant Winta James-produced riddim! Protojé (@protoje) Produced by Winta...
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Can Jamaica still claim reggae music as its own?

Writer Shereita Grizzle penned an interesting article  titled ‘Can Jamaica still claim reggae music as its own?’ which appeared in the Jamaica Gleaner a few days ago. Ms. Grizzle deserves much credit for asking Jamaica this tough question.  Her piece is thoughtful and well-written and raises several interesting...
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Midnight Raver’s DREADA DUB VOL 7: Who Seh Dub Is Dead?

The long-awaited Vol. 7 of Midnight Raver’s DREADA DUB SERIES includes some of the very best dub mixes from 2014: UNRELEASED dub mixes from Sly & Robbie feat. Paul “Groucho” Smykle from the forthcoming DUBRISING LP FROM TABOU1 (Jah Raver’s selection for best reggae/dub LP of 2014!); UNRELEASED alternate...
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Suns of Dub Mixtape! (Free Download)

Major Lazer & Walshy Fire Present the Suns Of Dub Mixtape mixed by Walshy Fire, featuring Addis Pablo, Ras Jammy & the Suns of Dub, the new generation of Rockers International. A mix of Dub, Reggae, DnB, EDM and many different Dub-Influenced Genres. This Mixtape includes a range of...
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A Lion Awakes: The Roots of the Reggae Revival

When Bob Marley passed in 1981, he left a vaccuum that would eventually be filled by cocaine-fueled rapid-fire riddims and slack lyrics which glorified guns, drugs, and sex, and worked only to fatten the pockets of the producers, and kill the souls of the people.  Jamaica wanted nothing...
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MIDNIGHT RAVER chats up the great U-BROWN

Huford Brown, better known by the stage name U Brown, is a reggae deejay and protojé of U-Roy who released eleven albums between 1976 and 1984.  Brown grew up in Bond Street in Kingston, living two doors away from Duke Reid’s Treasure Isle studio.  Heavily influenced by U-Roy,...
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Protojé and Indignation Live and Direct! SNWMF 2013

Come see what this REGGAE REVIVAL is all about!  Protojé repping the REVIVAL from Jamaica to Sierra Nevada!  Stay tuned for my story about this exciting movement!  Soon come… Check the weblink in the sidebar and join the REGGAE REVIVAL today! Many thanks to our friend nomotrouble at...
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The Best Vinyl Pressing of 2013

THE BEST VINYL PRESSING OF 2013 IS ADDIS PABLO’S ‘SELASSIE SOULJAHZ IN DUB’ 10″ FROM ROYAL ORDER MUSIC. Competition was very stiff, but if you are going to purchase just one vinyl pressing this year, it must be this one. “Selassie SolJahz in Dub” is that record we’ve...
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