Memorializing Katastro’s Andy J. Chaves at Tempe’s Marquee Theater

Wednesday at the Marquee Theater in Tempe, AZ was a night to remember and memorialize the ever-talented, ever-unique and ever-charismatic Andrew James Chaves of Arizona indie-meets-hip hop-meets-reggae supergroup Katastro. Chaves, Katastro’s founding member and frontman, passed away in a tragic car accident on May 12th, 2022 in Newport Beach, CA, stunning the community and forever […]

Raised Fist Propaganda debuts Rockaz Collective with all-star video

Renowned videographer Jeff Pliskin, Founder and CEO of multimedia company Raised Fist Propaganda, has begun a new enterprise with two heavyweight reggae names — Gary Dread (of The Movement) and producer Rick Haze! The trio calls themselves Rockaz Collective, providing pristine film and audio needs for the east coast and beyond. Bursting forth with tenacity […]

Tribal Seeds tears up Night Two at the Escondido Center for the Arts

Tribal Seeds brought a sense of much needed normality to the Center for the Arts in Escondido, California, with The Expanders and SM Familia in direct support for two whole nights! With a handful of shows across the country thus far in 2021, Tribal Seeds brought their highly-anticipated act to a California audience who danced […]

Being at Bayfest San Diego

There’s nothing like a family reunion. Now imagine one without any family drama, surrounded by endless familiar faces on a beautiful day sprawled across the breathtaking lawns of San Diego’s Embarcadero Marina Park North, with the monumental Coronado Speedway looming in the distance, boats passing by on the water and the palatial highrises of the […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Gonzo x Inna Vision “Show You Love”

Everyone loves a good team-up album. The soulful sounds of Tribal Seed’s Gonzo and the reggae-rap flows of Inna Vision have recently joined forces to create a collab album exceeding everyone’s expectations entitled Curricular Style. The new album, available everywhere off Roots Musician Records, features the two going head-to-head in love songs, call to actions […]

Steel Pulse, Tribal Seeds, The Green & Iya Terra at Avila Beach

Around Avila Beach Around Avila Beach Iya Terra Iya Terra Iya Terra Iya Terra Iya Terra Iya Terra Iya Terra Iya Terra Iya Terra Iya Terra Iya Terra Iya Terra Around Avila Beach Around Avila Beach The Green The Green The Green The Green The Green The Green The Green The Green The Green The […]

Dry Diggings Festival 2016

Set to take place in the gold rich landscapes of Placerville, California, the second annual Dry Diggings Festival boasts an incredible 22 band lineup alongside the likes of hand selected artisan, commercial and food vendors, which will include gluten and wheat free options as well as some of the finest local craft brews, like Sierra […]

California Roots 2016: Day one

Seedless Seedless Seedless Caliroots 2016 Eli-Mac Eli-Mac Eli-Mac Eli-Mac Eli-Mac Caliroots 2016 Katchafire Katchafire Fortunate Youth with Gonzo Fortunate Youth with Marlon Asher Fortunate Youth with Seedless Fortunate Youth Thrive Thrive Thrive J Boog J Boog J Boog J Boog J Boog J Boog Caliroots 2016 Peni Dean Peni Dean Peni Dean Barrington Levy Barrington […]

Gonzo releases new “Rock” single

Ryan Gonzo, of San Diego’s Tribal Seeds, has debuted his second single since his breakout solo album Red in 2014. Following Gonzo’s “Talk About It” single late last year comes “Rock”: a soulful tribute to the ‘romanticizing phase’ of budding relationships. Once again recorded in Imperial Sound Recording Studio and produced by fellow Tribal Seeds-man […]

Tribal Seeds at home with Stranger

On December 10th and 11th of 2015, Tribal Seeds played hometown shows for all their original, roots fans. Top Shelf Reggae (TSR) caught their first performance with bands, Iya Terra and Stranger, with the latter band also coming from South San Diego, California. In fact, San Diego was in for a special treat, if fans […]

Give thanks to Thanksgiving music shows

It is about that time of year when seasons are changing in color, and the U.S. is getting ready to bundle up and celebrate holidays. Snow will be falling in most parts of the country soon, but Southern California will still be hot… with reggae music, that is! Although many families in the U.S. celebrate […]

Gonzo “Talk About It” single speaks volumes

Tribal Seeds’ Ryan Gonzo has shown the world a more soulful side to his reggae demeanor time and time again since his first solo album Rocksteady hit digital outlets Christmas of 2012. Since then, Gonzo has debuted Tribal Seeds’ fourth full-length album Representing and his sophomore solo LP Red – both escalating to #1 on […]

Lovd Ones “Slow Down” featuring Gonzo

Formed in 2008, the Florida based reggae band Lovd Ones has been making the rounds recently sharing the stage with The Steppas and New Kingston. Their latest album titled Thicker Than Blood boasts an impressive list of featured artists including Sizzla, Luciano, Gonzo, E.N Young and Leilani Wolfgramm. An official video was just dropped for […]

Mother’s Day with Gonzo

On Mother’s Day night, Slic Entertainment of San Diego presented Gonzo backed by Beyond I Sight. Known as the “Sade of Reggae,” Gonzo brought his R&B sounding reggae to a very nice crowd. Top Shelf Reggae arrived just in time to catch Iya Terra, a reggae rock band from Los Angeles. Known as the “Sade […]

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 […]