using the sounds of Soul, Reggae, and Hip-Hop, White Tiger Society bursts onto the music scene with a rotating cast of talent led by vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Dajla “The White Tigress” and Grammy Award-winning engineer/producer Comissioner Gordon Williams. It’s a movement with a shared interest in classic songwriting, live instrumentation, and solid production made evident on the official debut single“Why” featuring Stephen Marley. The track is from the forthcoming debut album, Sound of the White Tiger, to be released on September 15th via Lalabela Music Group.
"White Tiger Society is a union of reggae, heart-felt soulful vocals and feel-good production,” says Dajla. “We bring these various flavors together with a positive message to create our sound. The Sound of the White Tiger.”
NEW YORK, NY- International reggae star Alborosie returns with "Freedom In Dub," the dub version of his celebrated "Freedom & Fyah" album this Friday, August 11.
The self-proclaimed "Dub Mechanic," Alborosie has demonstrated his production and remix skills on multiple projects including "Dub The System," (counterpart to the 2013 release Sound The System) and "Dub Of Thrones" with King Jammy in 2015. With his sixth album for Greensleeves, the artist/ producer takes the listener to the roots of reggae music; drum and bass.
Having built his reputation with a decidedly analog approach for delivering authentic reggae sounds, all the tracks on "Freedom In Dub" were composed, played, produced and mixed by Alborosie from his Shengen studio in Kingston Jamaica.
Roots of Creation has always loved the Grateful Dead and been inspired by their music, and in January of 2017 they set out to capture the spirit of the Dead in a reggae dub style. The resulting effort is titled Grateful Dub and was recorded at the band’s hometown studio in Brookline, NH with the legendary 5 time Grammy winning producer/engineer Errol Brown (Bob Marley, Rebelution, Peter Tosh). Recorded over a period of ten sixteen hour days in the Dead of winter, the album translates some of the world’s and RoC’s own favorite Grateful Dead songs.
The organizers of ECIPS Music Festival held their Media Launch on Thursday, August 3rd, at the brand new Jewels Caribbean Restaurant in Valley Stream, NY. Irie Jam Radio kicked off the evening with a live broadcast on 93.5 FM from 7 PM - 9 PM, hosted by DJ Killa Boo and RJ on location while remotely connecting with DubbMaster Chris inside the Irie Jams studio. They spoke with event producers as well as some of the artists set to perform on Sunday, August, 20th at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY at the highly anticipated ECIPS Music Festival. Media and tastemakers in attendance enjoyed a full course meal, catered and sponsored by House Sudajoy which included an authentic spread of Caribbean Dishes and pastries with an unlimited supply of beverages from sponsors ArieSun Alkaline Water and Island Energy Drink.
New York, New York July 26, 2017. Entering the stage in full black, dancehall recording artist Jahmiel electrified the crowd with a solid performance. For the first time performing a full set since his breakthrough single 'Gain the World', people speculated on whether or not the young star could handle the big stage. Would Jahmiel be able to deliver on one of the worlds biggest stage with some of the biggest dancehall talents today?
Backed by the iconic Ruff Kutt band, Jahmiel embodied a level of confidence, which you tend to see in artists performing well into 5 years of their professional career. As he performed his selection of singles it was clear that he knew how to pace himself and deliver with high energy. Jahmiel took the time to introduce himself to the Sumfest crowd, many who may have heard his songs but never saw him perform. Talking about his early struggles in life to being a humble individual, Jahmiel's clarity and delivery brought him to another level in his career.
Protoje shares a striking short film for his latest single.
There are some songs that need interesting visuals to make it more appealing, and others that are so vivid that the entire picture instantly paints itself within each listener’s mind. Protoje’s single “Blxxd Money” is definitely the latter. In just under four minutes, the Jamaican artist packages a story of corruption into a catchy song that allows the message to sink in deeper with each replay of the single.
Today, Protoje brings his words to life with cinematic visuals for his latest single. Director, Che Kothari explains that “Blxxd Money” had the instant energy of a soundtrack. “The visual is aimed to enhance the storytelling found in the song, illustrating how corruption at the top will inevitably make its way to the ground,” says Kothari.