Rootfire At The Beach 2015

A distinct spark of excitement is in the air as the inaugural Rootfire At The Beach summer music festival in Avila Beach Resort in Avila Beach, California closes in on its day of good music and good vibes. The musical lineup presented by California Roots Festival and Otter Productions, Inc. will contain all the ingredients […]

California Roots 2015: Day two

Beebs and Her Money Makers Beebs and Her Money Makers Beebs and Her Money Makers California Roots 2015 KBong KBong KBong KBong KBong KBong KBong KBong with special guest Hirie California Roots 2015 Mike Love Mike Love Mike Love Mike Love Mike Love John Brown’s Body John Brown’s Body John Brown’s Body John Brown’s Body […]

Stick Figure’s remix of “Smokin’ Love”

Like the Fantastic Five of reggae music, the great super powers come together to create something that’s truly out of this world. …the great super powers come together to create something that’s truly out of this world. The initial version of Smokin’ Love which featured Collie Buddz was released June 3rd, 2014 and mended two […]

Top Shelf Music’s reggae guide to bad days

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 good news, cash promotions and abounding possibilities; nobody would be flipping anyone off on the freeway and nightly celebrations […]

Shoreline Jam 2014: Day two

Jet West Jet West Jet West Jet West Jet West Jet West The Simpkin Project The Simpkin Project The Simpkin Project The Simpkin Project The Simpkin Project The Ethan Tucker Band The Ethan Tucker Band The Ethan Tucker Band The Ethan Tucker Band The Expanders The Expanders The Expanders Seedless Seedless Seedless Seedless Seedless Seedless […]

Shoreline Jam 2014: the experience

It’s extremely rare for me to vacate my surroundings, rearrange my schedule and volunteer to work 24 straight hours within a two-day period, especially with travel involved over holiday weekends. Memorial Day weekend brings around such an occurrence every year with Monterey’s California Roots Festival; similarly, Labor Day weekend showcases the Shoreline Jam on the […]

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 […]

Collie Buddz 2014 Europe dates

The international reggae sensation will be packing up his bags yet again and hitting the road, only this time, the roads will be in Europe Festival season is in the air for Collie Buddz. Following his Summer Sizzle Tour which recently spanned much of the east coast, the international reggae sensation will be packing up […]

Reggae in the Hills gallery: Day one

Arden Park Roots Arden Park Roots with JRas Arden Park Roots Arden Park Roots with JRas Arden Park Roots Arden Park Roots with JRas Arden Park Roots Arden Park Roots Mystic Roots Mystic Roots Mystic Roots Mystic Roots Mystic Roots JRas and Family JRas and Family JRas and Family JRas and Family Crowd surfing Fortunate […]

Party on the waterfront for Long Beach’s Shoreline Jam

With the onset of the summer solstice, it’s hard to imagine the season’s end coming anytime soon. There are countless barbecues, parties and concerts to attend before Californians may be ready to throw in the beach towel for fall. But in between all the happy hours, one entity of summer epitomizes the reggae scene: festivals, […]

Stick Figure’s “Smokin’ Love” featuring Collie Buddz

June 3rd will mark an especially exciting day for most of you reading this. Some have been waiting eagerly for weeks on end since lead singer and musical guru behind Stick Figure, Scott Woodruff teased his social media followers late last year with a one minute snippet of the new single “Smokin’ Love” featuring the […]

Tribal Seeds Representing CD release party

On May 2, 2014, Tribal Seeds threw their CD release party for their new album titled, Representing. The event took place at the Open Air Theater located at San Diego State University. Fellow San Diego band, Tribal Theory helped get the crowd excited for the reggae night, as well as Collie Buddz, while locally-known DJ […]

Collie Buddz 420 Weekend

Anybody who is remotely familiar with reggae music knows the name Collie Buddz. The internationally known Bermuda born reggae sensation had quite the 4/20 weekend as all three dates for the mini 420 Tour yielded sold out, packed to the rim venues. Top Shelf Reggae had the absolute pleasure of attending two of the three […]

“Light It Up” official video from Collie Buddz

The Bermudian reggae artist Collie Buddz released the official video for the track “Light it Up” today to the interwebs. The track surprised many on it’s new direction and catching Collie fans off guard. You be the judge!

Snoop Lion featuring Collie Buddz “Smoke the Weed”

Snoop Lion, formerly known as Snoop Dogg, released an official video for the track “Smoke the Weed” off his latest album, Reincarnated which debuted at number one on Billboard’s Reggae Album Chart and sold roughly 21,000 copies on the first week of release. In this track, the New Orleans born star Collie Buddz collaborates with […]