WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Stick Figure “World On Fire” (El Dusty Cumbia Remix)

GRAMMY-nominated producer El Dusty continues his Latin influence on the reggae scene with a remix for the ages. Considering Stick Figure is on top of the world at the moment, there’s no better time than now to remix one of their latest bangers, “World On Fire” featuring Slightly Stoopid’s Kyle McDonald. The original track exudes […]

Locos por Juana ‘Crazy for Jane’ album review

This year Locos por Juana has added to their already prolific list of studio offerings with a new album entitled Crazy for Jane, which features some of their best works to date. The album is overwhelming in not only the striking beauty of the music, but also in its wealth of diverse compositions. Crazy for […]

Cali Roots 2019: Day One

It’s always a cathartic experience, gracing the Monterey Fairgrounds gates for yet another Memorial Day Weekend at California Roots Music & Arts Festival. Unlike any other year, expectations were peaking for the 10th Annual to get underway (the milestone dubbed ‘Cali Roots X’ for good measure). Also unlike any other is the feeling of togetherness, not […]

Celebrating 420 with Slightly Stoopid at the Hard Rock Las Vegas

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Common Kings ‘One Day’ EP review

Coming off their successful GRAMMY-nominated album, Lost In Paradise, Common Kings resurrects with a victorious EP One Day that features the likes of acclaimed reggae artists Stephen Marley, Matisyahu, ¡MAYDAY! and Kat Dahlia. This EP highlights the lightheartedness of Common Kings through their joyful reggae rhythms juxtaposed to the social commentary in their lyrics. The mix of […]

¡Mayday! ‘South Of 5th’ album review

Life in Miami isn’t just all beaches and bar-hopping. Reggae-hip hop stunners ¡Mayday! know the city all too well, growing up on the less desirable streets south of 5th – where watching your back isn’t a precaution, it’s a necessity. Signing to Strange Music in 2009, the band has pumped out album after album, escalating […]

WORLD SINGLE PREMIERE: Omik “Uncertain Love”

Omik, born Kimo Carpenter, brings a special blend of island vibes, traditional reggae riffs and west coast sounds to create his unique, up-and-coming style. This seems fitting, considering the LA-resident migrated to the mainland from his Hawaii home to continue his musical journey. After teaming up with fellow Mensch House Records and Island Empire friends, […]

Reggae Rise Up Utah announces first-round artists

Reggae Rise Up Utah is back in action with the first wave of artists announced for 2018! Taking place in the wooded glen of Heber City, Utah this August 24th-26th, Reggae Rise Up encourages camping onsite in tents, cabins and bungalows, allowing attendees the full festival experience as they walk between a Local Love Stage and […]

3rd Annual Dry Diggings Festival takes shape

From the festival founders of California Roots, Northern California's premiere reggae-rock-hip hop festival, comes Dry Diggings: a Labor Day fest in Placerville, CA to partner with Cali Roots' Memorial Day in Monterey. After two successful years in NorCal, the 3rd Annual Dry Diggings Festival (August 31st – September 2nd 2018) has finally taken shape with […]

Common Kings release new video “Today’s a New Day”

The recently GRAMMY nominated artist for “Best Reggae Album,” Common Kings just released their latest visuals for the head rocking, feel good vibes single “Today’s A New Day” featuring Strange Music artist ¡MAYDAY!. 2017 has been an amazing year for the Common Kings, seeing that their release Lost in Paradise shot to the #1 spot […]

2018 GRAMMYS Best Reggae Album Nominees are in

The GRAMMYS brings together performers, industry representatives, and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in musical recordings and performances from the previous year. The GRAMMYS are generally recognized as the highest honor given to musicians. This year is no exception. Not only are more reggae artists of different sub-genres being recognized, […]

The Broken Crowns Tour with Matisyahu and Common Kings

Internationally recognized reggae artist Matisyahu has announced his upcoming “The Broken Crowns Tour” featuring support from Orange County rock-reggae outfit Common Kings and brand new Matisyahu produced project Orphan. Matisyahu had this to say about the new group: “Orphan is a new band I signed currently living and making music out of my home. All […]

Day One Cali Roots 2017

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Common Kings “Everybody Wants To Fool The World” music video

Orange County rock-reggae outfit the Common Kings have returned fresh off their headlining tour with ¡Mayday! from Strange Music with a brand new video for “Everybody Wants To Fool The World” off their new album Lost In Paradise. The Common Kings released their debut album Lost In Paradise on February 3rd and fans and critics […]

Common Kings ‘Lost In Paradise’ album review

Once again steering clear of cornering themselves into a single genre, Lost In Paradise is the debut album from Orange County reggae-rock outfit the Common Kings. Released early this month, the album quickly landed the band in the #1 spot on both iTunes and Amazon sales charts.  The songs take up an R&B essence, enhancing […]