One Love Cali Reggae Fest reveals massive lineup for 2020

A reggae rock lover travels the world and back for events that incorporate all their favorite artists. Imagine having virtually all reggae artists — from Jamaican reggae to island reggae to Cali reggae and back — all in one place. In one weekend. We cannot stress enough that this is the case for One Love […]

Reggae on the Mountain 2019: Day One

It’s official! Reggae on the Mountain was a huge success this year. This also marked the 10th Anniversary for this steadily growing festival, which is why the festival was moved this year from Topanga Canyon to the fabulous King Gilette Ranch, one of the most stunning Los Angeles locations in the Santa Monica Mountains. The 588-acre King Gillette […]

10th Annual Reggae on the Mountain Fest heading to Malibu

This year there has been a few 10 year anniversaries for reggae festivals, starting with the 10th annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival in Monterey, the MayJah RayJah Festival in Hawaii and coming up this weekend on August 17th and 18th, Reggae on the Mountain will be celebrating it’s 10th year! This is great […]

BeachLife artist Anuhea interviews

Island reggae goddess Anuhea has been making major waves in the music industry for 10 solid years and the swell of her success isn't crashing down any time soon. With award nominations piling up for 2019, as well as a greatest hits compilation album and several mainland excursions, it's safe to say Anuhea is one […]

Katchafire ‘LEGACY’ album review

Refreshed and refueled for a new reggae reckoning, the New Zealand platinum album-selling band Katchafire released their 12-track album this week titled LEGACY with support from top Jamaican names. The album taps the brakes and turns on the cruise control, unafraid to check the rearview mirror for trusty old tricks which, thankfully, means no unfamiliar […]

Sammy J announces Mixed Feelings Tour

Sammy Johnson, a.k.a Sammy J, has been making waves in the reggae scene for years with his islander vibes coinciding with his heartfelt lyrics. To be honest, the man makes the ladies melt. Watching him live is like witnessing a bunch of women in heat, all competing with each other to lock eyes with the […]

One Love 2017: Day Three

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The first annual Thundervibes festival

J*Ras J*Ras J*Ras IrieFuse IrieFuse Ethan Tucker Ethan Tucker Ethan Tucker w/ Michael Franti Ethan Tucker w/ Michael Franti Thundervibes 2015 Anuhea Anuhea Anuhea Thundervibes 2015 The Green The Green The Green The Green The Green The Green The Green The Green SOJA SOJA w/ Anuhea SOJA SOJA SOJA SOJA SOJA w/ Michael Franti SOJA […]

Anuhea’s “Island Inside Me” music video

Fresh off the internet is Anuhea’s brand new music video for her new track “Island Inside Me.” The track tells a great story about experiencing the Aloha spirit, which is the well known attitude of friendly acceptance for which the Hawaiian Islands, Anuhea’s own hometown are so famous for. As Anuhea puts it, “Once you’re […]

Shoreline Jam 2015 weekend festival

On Labor Day weekend here in the U.S., the Shoreline Jam music festival took place in Long Beach, California. Top Shelf Reggae was there for both days of reggae-rock and hip-hop music. It was a beautiful sight as the Queen Mary and Queensway Bay were visible from the site. Along with some nice musical performances, […]

The first annual Thunder Vibes Reggae Festival

Northern California’s Placer County will not only host some of the hottest vibes this coming September, but will also bring big name bands to this year’s Thunder Vibes Reggae Festival at northern California’s premiere entertainment destination, Thunder Valley Resort and Casino as part of their 2015 Summer Concert Series. properly kick off the fall equinox […]

Anuhea drops new single “Sweet Thing”

From competing for a crown in the Miss Maui Scholarship Pageant in her early years, to making a guest appearance on SOJA’s 2015 GRAMMY nominated album Amid the Noise and Haste, the Hawaiian born female artist Anuhea continues to turn heads time and time again.  Anuhea continues to turn heads time and time again This […]

SOJA “Easier” music video with J Boog & Anuhea

Released to the public as a Facebook exclusive video this week, SOJA dropped their latest music video featuring J Boog and Anuhea for their track “Easier” off the Grammy nominated album Amid The Noise And Haste which also happenedd to debut at #20 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart and sit nicely at #3 on […]

SOJA’s ‘Amid The Noise And Haste’ album review

The release of Strength to Survive in 2012 left the eight piece Arlington, Virginia natives on the cusps of worldwide acceptance and created a very loyal and devoted fanbase. SOJA has since then paved a very long and successful road to their sixth and latest studio album titled Amid The Noise And Haste. For the […]

Dub Rockers Compilation Volume 1 out now

VP Records in partnership with Vans, who has brought you the iconic skater kicks you probably have in your closet, just released its debut reggae compilation titled Dub Rockers – Various Artists – Volume 1.  VP Records has noted and recognized a shift in the niche reggae genre which has a much more substantial American […]