Fortunate Youth releases title track “Good Times (Roll On)” off forthcoming album

Reggae rock legends Fortunate Youth resurface with “Good Times (Roll On)” — that’s right, new FY music for summertime!!! The single stands as the title track off their forthcoming album (due out later this year) and follows 10 previous full-length albums, dozens of EPs and innumerable singles in between since the band’s inception. And, if […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Jahrukus “Ashes to Ashes”

Melbourne-based rising roots reggae band Jahrukus premieres the digital version of David Bowie’s reimagined 1980 classic “Ashes to Ashes” today on Top Shelf Music! Available for purchase via 7″ vinyl tomorrow, July 16th, “Ashes to Ashes” pays tribute to not only the late, great Bowie, but to roots reggae legends at large in soulful rub-a-dub […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Rebecca Arscott “In Your Rain”

Soulful singer-songwriter Rebecca Arscott returns with an emotionally-charged account of a stormy relationship in “In Your Rain”. Premiering today only on Top Shelf Music before it hits all digital outlets tomorrow, the new bluesy single explores the manipulation involved when you know someone isn’t right for you, yet you keep going back for more. “You […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: TreeHouse! “Bring It To The Light”, feat. Nick Sefakis

Progressive roots reggae band TreeHouse! returns with this exclusive world premiere of their latest single “Bring It To The Light”! Produced by and featuring Iya Terra guitarist Nick Sefakis, this dubby roots track illuminates that our current sociopolitical struggles — especially those that surfaced throughout last year — will come to an end only through […]

WORLD EP PREMIERE: Soulfiya ‘Offering’

Caribbean reggae star Soulfiya returns with a fiery new EP just in time for 420! Premiering exclusively here on Top Shelf Music, enjoy Soulfiya’s new Offering in its totality an entire day before the EP hits digital outlets tomorrow! Offering is the second cumbia-meets-hip hop collaboration between the reggae veteran and GRAMMY-nominated producers El Dusty […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: 11:11 “Sanarás”

Costa Rican experimental rock band 11:11 returns with an awakening music video for their latest single “Sanarás”. Meaning ‘to heal’ in English, the band is urging listeners and fans to spring into action, do our part to heal this world, especially now that the global pandemic is waning. It’s been a year of terror. Let’s […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Weege “Find Your Rhythm”

Top Shelf Music is proud to premiere Weege‘s heartwarming new video for his latest single “Find Your Rhythm”! The track, already filled with beaches vibes from a bubble organ and a steady reggae beat, is brought to life with Weege singing over surfing reel footage donated from friends Kevin Shara and Madison Laine. If you […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Benny Freestyles “One Life”

Rhode Island up-and-coming rap artist Benny Freestyles returns with visuals for his “One Life” single — a song centered around life’s natural blessings. Hitting his YouTube tomorrow, Top Shelf Music is proud to premiere this hard-hitting, yet tranquil and uplifting music video, produced by Endeavor Studios (which includes Freestyles himself)! Benny Freestyles creates the kind […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Micah Shalom “Baltimore Ska”

Micah Shalom premieres his “Baltimore Ska” single today on Top Shelf Music before it hits digital outlets on December 4th! Following his praised 2019 “Peace Rights Love” release, Texas-based trumpeter Shalom joins a talented band of Austin musicians in this special instrumental track dedicated to his grandmother Charlotte Simka. An old-school instrumental ska single for […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Blakkamoore “Tomorrow Belongs To Us”, feat. Alandon

Blakkamoore is back with a powerful lyric video for his “Tomorrow Belongs To Us” single, freshly off his latest Upward Spiral Deluxe Edition album. The song, featuring Alandon, begins with a symphonic register –sweet strings that play to listeners’ sense of safety — before dropping a stern reggae beat, insinuating time for action. “What’s the […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Jack Hinson “Heart Meets The Mind”

Island reggae artist Jack Hinson returns in his latest happy-go-lucky single “Heart Meets The Mind” — premiering here today before hitting all digital outlets tomorrow! Masterfully self-produced, “Heart Meets The Mind” is the second single of six Hinson plans to debut within a six month trajectory. Whether or not these singles are leading to an […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Alan Moe Monsarrat “Perfect Friends”

As a renowned roots reggae musician of over 50 years, Alan Moe Monsarrat (of The Lotions, I-Tex, Mau Mau Chaplains) has finally released his own solo debut album! The 20-track LP, Agriculture, comes off of the Music4Life label and is packed with themes of thankfulness and cognizance for a better world. That said, Moe also […]

Buju Banton unveils “Buried Alive” acoustic exclusive

Jamaican reggae legend Buju Banton is back with a new acoustic release of the hit song, “Buried Alive”, exclusively available now as an Amazon Music Original. The song became a fan favorite on his most recent album, Upside Down 2020, the first for Banton since his release from incarceration and return to Jamaica in 2018. […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Sunny State “Unite & Be”

Sunny State returns with a world video premiere ahead of their latest single, “Unite & Be”, out this Friday, October 30th! An anthem to unite a country divided, Sunny State reflects on the vast amount of diversity within the United States, days before the most tumultuous election this country has had to date. With Election […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Double Tiger “Drop Sound”, feat. Slightly Stoopid

Double Tiger, aka Jay Spaker, is back in action premiering lead single “Drop Sound” off his forthcoming album today on Top Shelf Music before it hits digital outlets tomorrow! The song is the first to surface from sophomore album, The Journey, a much-anticipated follow-up to his debut solo venture Sharp & Ready, both off Easy […]