A beginner’s guide to Yabby You by David Katz

Check this fascinating feature about Yabby You by our friend David Katz at FactMag.com… The reggae world is populated by eccentric visionaries, from the shamanic excesses of Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry to the esoteric quietness of Augustus Pablo. With Rastafari as… Continue Reading


Versionist Radio highlights new Yabby You release

Big up Versionist Radio for highlighting the excellent Yabby You Dread Prophecy box set recently issued by Shanachie.  Rare selections from Disc 3 of the set include previously unreleased tracks by Half Pint and Patrick Andy…


A Rare Reasoning With Yabby You

Peter Van Arnhem Contributing Editor Here we have a rare interview with Yabby You which appeared in the August 1995 issue of Forward Magazine.  Make sure to check the new Yabby You box set from Shanachie titled Dread Prophecy: The… Continue Reading


Reggae MD Symptomatic radiogram from Midnight Dread

The corrupt system exhibits signs of illness indicative of immediate reaction: Brand new and about-to-be-released tracks from Yabby You, Casper Loma Da Wa, Dub Syndicate feat. U Roy, Rashani, and The Tamlins join righteously riveting music from Rocky Dawuni, Roots… Continue Reading


Raver Reviews: ‘Dread Prophecy: The Strange and Wonderful Story of Yabby You’

On February 16, 2015 Shanachie Entertainment will release the long-anticipated ‘Dread Prophecy: The Strange and Wonderful Story of Yabby You’ a three-disc box set in “long” digipak format. The set features the transformational roots reggae music of Vivian Jackson AKA… Continue Reading


The Armagideon Man who hails from St. Ann: An EXCLUSIVE Interview with Willi Williams

WILLI WILLIAMS SITS DOWN FOR AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MIDNIGHT RAVER The long-awaited Willi Williams/Yabby You project Unification: From Channel One To King Tubbys With Willi Williams And Yabby You was released by Shanachie records on September 30, 2014. However,… Continue Reading


EXCLUSIVE! Willi Williams ‘UNIFICATION’ First Listen

On September 30th, 2014, Shanachie Entertainment will release Unification: From Channel One To King Tubbys With Willi Williams And Yabby You, the long-lost roots reggae treasure so long anticipated. The album is a collaboration between two of reggae’s most enduring… Continue Reading


The Yabby You, Wailers Connection

Vivian Jackson AKA “Yabby You” was a man with such unique talent that he continues to make news in reggae circles even today, four years after his death. It was 1972 when Yabby You gathered Wailers bassist Aston”Family Man” Barrett,… Continue Reading