A reader recently emailed me and asked what were my favorite Midnite albums. I had never really thought about it like that before. However, first allow me to explain why I livicate so much blog space to Midnite/Akae Beka. When Midnite first emerged on the scene in Washington, DC in 1994 they were an instant […]
Akae Beka’s new album Portals is yet another brilliant collaboration between Vaughn Benjamin and Laurent “Tippy-I” Alfred of I-Grade Records. It is an album with a sound and vibe much different than Akae Beka’s 2015 debut album, which was produced by the Fifth Son crew out of New Mexico, and one which underscores Vaughn Benjamin’s […]
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.
My man Jesse over at linked us on a mini-doc he did with Vaughn Benjamin of Midnite and Pressure Busspipe in St. Croix. You can check the documentary out HERE…
How does an artist follow an album considered by many to be the best reggae album of 2014? If you are Midnite, you get right back in the studio with the same brilliant production team and follow that album a few short months later with one that nearly eclipses it entirely. Midnite’s Beauty For Ashes was […]
Here is the first single from Tribal Seeds’ new album featuring Vaughn Benjamin of MIDNITE. Serious track titled “Representing.” [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/155841896″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]
Here is a phenomenal live performance from Midnite, which occurred on October 8, 2007 at The Independent in San Francisco, CA. If you are anything like me, it has taken you a while to vibe with this band. I am now fully committed. As your reggae selectah here over the past 2.5 years, you have […]
This is a spectacular video of Midnite’s performance at the Northwest World Reggae Festival 2011. Midnite Live at the Northwest World Reggae Festival 2011 I have also included Midnite’s new single “Children of Jah” from the new album of the same name. The album is incredible, and I’m not even a huge Midnite fan. The […]