Cali Roots 2020 announces round two artists

California Roots returns to Monterey County Fairgrounds for yet another incredible year of music and fun for 2020. The event in its 11th year continually impresses fans and 2020’s round two lineup announcement brings about a new sound, along with recurring favorites.  The first round of artists, announced on October 22nd, wowed fans as we […]

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 Rise Up Florida steps into a new era

Reggae Rise Up Florida brings joy to fans returning to the gorgeous seaside Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Florida for its 6th year with some HOT new acts to ring in the new decade. For those of you who do not know, Reggae Rise Up Florida is the #1 stop for reggae rock festivals on […]

Cali Roots 2020 takes shape

Following a landmark year is hard to do, plain and simple. Among festivals celebrating a decade in the biz last May was Monterey’s reggae rock meets hip hop conglomeration, California Roots Music & Arts Festival. Starting from a low-key hangout for reggae lovers has now morphed into a movement beyond measure. Celeb sightings abound as […]

2nd Annual AZ Roots Fest announced

The latest, greatest reggae rock festival is back in action for Year Two at the Rawhide Western Town and Event Center for February 2020! Moving up a few weekends on the calendar, the return of Arizona Roots Festival — a sister fest to the renowned and celebrated California Roots Festival every Memorial Day Weekend in […]

Hollywood Reggae Night XVII, with Damian Marley

The glittery California sun dipped down behind the famous Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, July 7, 2019, as Reggae Night XVII began. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, along with local public radio station KCRW, celebrated the 20th Anniversary of their World Festival, as excited fans filled the Bowl grounds early. Fans were picnicking on the open […]

Hawaii’s Mayjah Rayjah Music Festival to celebrate 10 years

Anyone who is fortunate enough to live on the Hawaiian islands, or be heading there this summer, could be in for a treat if they are able to hit The Mayjah Rayjah Music Festival [TMR] on any one of four different islands! The TMR first event is a two-day festival held in Honolulu on July […]

Skip Marley drops “That’s Not True” single, feat. Damian Marley

Jamaican born and Miami raised Skip Marley has done it again! In a follow up to his inspirational single “Lion”, Skip Marley has released his seventh single, “That’s Not True”. The uniquely talented grandson of Bob Marley and son of Cedella Marley carries on his grandfather’s message of loving one another and people living together […]

Reggae Rise Up Florida 2018: Day Two

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Damian Marley’s cannabis company is making waves in the industry

With chart-topping songs like “Medication,” on Damian’s most recent solo album Stony Hill, it’s no secret that Damian is a leader and an advocate for the de-stigmatization of medical marijuana. While reggae fans around the globe have been buzzing about this recent album from Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, investors have been buzzing about his publicly […]

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, […]

Desert Oasis: Day One

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Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley – R.O.A.R. video

Coming this July 21, youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley will release Stony Hill, the artist’s first solo album since 2005’s Grammy Award winning Welcome to Jamrock. In advance of the album release, Damian Marley has shared a brand new video for the single “R.O.A.R.” and fall tour announcement. Tickets […]

Damian Marley to release new album this month

It’s been just over a decade since Damian “Junior Gong” Marley released his landmark album Welcome To Jamrock which earned him a Grammy award in 2006 for Best Reggae Album. The title track for that particular album also gained Damian Marley a Grammy for Best Urban/Alternative Performance making him the first Jamaican artist to hold […]

Damian Marley “Nail Pon Cross” music video

With his forthcoming album titled “Stony Hill” slated to be released on October 28th 2016, the GRAMMY award winning artist Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley released the controversial music video for the lead single “Nail Pon Cross.” According to Marley, the video is meant to encourage the viewers of the video to have “more tolerance and […]