Julian Marley interviews days ahead of 62nd GRAMMYs

GRAMMY-nominated reggae legend Julian Marley sits down with Top Shelf Music journalist Kristy Rose, days ahead of the 62nd GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles. Up for ‘Best Reggae Album’ for his fourth full-length album As I Am, Julian Marley shares his feelings on his first nomination from the Academy, what’s to come for 2020, how […]

Julian Marley comments on new album, ‘As I Am’

It’s been 10 years since the release of Julian Marley’s GRAMMY-nominated album, Awake. When asked if he felt any pressure to release another GRAMMY-worthy album, he confidently said he was not. As the ninth child of Bob Marley, music has been such a huge part of his life that he is constantly making music that […]

The Wailers at New York’s Mulcahy’s Pub

It was easy to feel wrapped up in love and positive energy as The Wailers took the stage of Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall in Wantagh, New York on November 18th. The band exuded happiness as they played together, like there was nowhere else they would rather be than with each other. Smiles were shared […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Kwamevi “Faithful” (feat. E.N Young)

Kwamevi (born Edem Kwamevi Agbottah) was born into the Ghanaian Ewe Tribe in Dallas, Texas, inheriting both West African and American traditions as a result. With an affinity to bamboo flutes and African rhythms, Kwamevi began playing classical guitar at age 15, influenced by music that speaks of self-awareness and togetherness. After releasing and producing […]

Stick Figure at Chicago’s Riviera Theatre

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Peter Tosh museum set to open in Jamaica

Almost the entire world is familiar with the legendary Bob Marley. However, a name that often gets overshadowed by Marley’s legacy is the extremely influential Peter Tosh. Tosh was a self-taught guitarist and keyboardist as well as a co-founder of The Wailers. He was responsible for some of The Wailer’s most popular songs such as, […]

22nd annual 9 Mile Festival

On Valentine’s Day of this year, Miami will host the 22nd Annual 9 Mile Music Festival. This special celebration seeks to honor the late musical genius and reggae pioneer, Bob Marley. Featured prominently in the all day event will be three of Bob’s sons, Stephen, Damian, and Julian. The Marley Boys will be supported by […]

Top Shelf Reggae’s guide to bad days

The last thing you want to do at the end of a rotten day is dwell on the unchangeable. In an ideal world, everyone would get along with everyone – nothing but positivity would encompass each individual as they emerge from their respective homes and maneuver their surroundings. Days would be filled with sunshine and […]

2014 Tribute to the Reggae Legends

The biggest reggae tribute is happening Monday, February 17th in San Diego, California. Tribute to The Reggae Legends is happening at the Valley View Casino Center, a place formerly known as the San Diego Sports Arena where some great Bob Fests were celebrated during the last 33 years of tribute to some of the greatest […]

Team Bob Marley suing fast food chain over “One Love”

In a not-so-shocking and somewhat offbeat news today, we have just learned that Bob Marley’s own estate is pursuing a trademark infringement lawsuit against Louisiana founded fast food chain Raising Cane, for the use of the term “One Love” for their marketing campaign which can be seen clearly on the restaurants own website banner, as […]