1st Boomshaka Festival announced for 2018

San Diego is home to a surplus of talented residents, and more than a handful happen to be in big name reggae bands. From hole-in-the-wall gigs to headlining acts, sunny Southern California is the place to find musicians spreading good vibes at the beach by day and… pretty much anywhere after the sun sets. So, […]

Reggae on the Mountain 2016

One of Southern California's most renowned reggae festivals took place last week on the mountains of Topanga Canyon. The 7th annual Reggae on the Mountain was two days of talented artists from around the globe, both local and international, coming together under the burning LA sun. As cars filled in the sides of the canyon, […]

Blast off to the 4th Annual Reggae in the Hills

You know what they say: April showers bring May flowers, and June bugs flock to festivals. Actually, 'they', as in the general public, don't say that all too much, but maybe 'they' should considering summer isn't quite right without a festival… or five. This upcoming June 12th through the 14th marks the 4th Annual Reggae […]

Tribute to the Reggae Legends 2015

It’s that time in February again, not only to have celebrated what would have been Robert Nestor Marley’s 70th Birthday, but to also honor reggae legends who have helped spread messages of love and hope. Although SOJA was an American reggae nominee for The 57th Annual Grammys Awards among top contenders, such as Ziggy Marley […]

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 […]

Don Carlos – Official music video for “Time”

Don Carlos, the man and living reggae legend with the amazingly smooth moves just released an official music video for his track “Time”, which can be found on his 2012 album 7 Days A Week. Currently on his South America Tour 2014, be sure to check back to see when he’ll be in your neck […]

Countdown to Cali Roots 2014: Slightly Stoopid

The 5th annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival is just upon us. In a few days, the Monterey Fairgrounds situated in the coast of beautiful Northern California will once again be filled with reggae lovers from around the world. Today we showcase the performance from last years California Roots with Slightly Stoopid featuring the […]

Legendary Don Carlos lights the stage on fire in California

Despite feeling very much under the weather, legendary reggae artist Don Carlos lit the stage on fire in Berkeley, California with his signature smooth dance moves paired with feel good lyrics.  The immense energy from Don Carlos is very much unmistaken and totally apparent in the quaint venue nestled in Berkeley where the floor was […]

Legendary Don Carlos performs “Lazer Beam” with Slightly Stoopid

The one and only legendary reggae artist Don Carlos performs “Lazer Beam” live in this, one of many, collaborations with Slightly Stoopid. WIth the hard hitting instrumentals of Slightly Stoopid and the smooth lyrics and dance moves from “DC”, this video is a sure winner.