NYC to celebrate 10 years of The Governors Ball

If there is one thing about New York — the city is for the people. New Yorkers living as New Yorkers, a lifestyle unlike any other American city. A festival, now reveling in a decade of glory, was built for New Yorkers by New Yorkers a full 10 years ago. It’s the 10th Annual Governors […]

A talk with Taj Weekes at New York’s Brooklyn Bowl

I had the opportunity not only to attend Taj Weekes & Adowa, but also had to chance to speak briefly to Weekes himself! Blessing the Brooklyn Bowl with root reggae vibrations, Taj Weekes illuminated the stage alongside his opening acts, Allinor and Te’La.  Allinor blessed the stage with melodic sounds of traditional roots reggae music. […]

Cruising the Hudson with The Expendables

The ship set sail on June 12th, cruising through New York’s Hudson River. Aboard this kickin’ yacht party was Tropidelic and The Expendables, who treated their fans to an unforgettable night of good old reggae rock vibes. Both bands rock the boat in true reggae fashion by ‘lighting’ up the stage with sweet sounds of […]

Tropidelic at Revolution Bar & Music Hall NYC

A funky explosion of brass mixed with a little hip hop hit the Revolution Bar & Music Hall in Amityville, NY as the six-piece band of Tropidelic took the stage. The band made a stop on their tour to rock with Long Island on December 8th, joined by performers who reflected the bands ranging genres: […]

Morodo & Okoumé Lions at NYC’s DROM

Morodo & Okoumé Lions performed for the first time in the United States on December 7th in the trendy NYC neighborhood of Alphabet City. Hosted by both Black Iron Burger at DROM, Morodo & Okoumé Lions put on an electrifying performance that could of only been captured if one were there. If you haven’t heard […]

The Wailers at New York’s Mulcahy’s Pub

It was easy to feel wrapped up in love and positive energy as The Wailers took the stage of Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall in Wantagh, New York on November 18th. The band exuded happiness as they played together, like there was nowhere else they would rather be than with each other. Smiles were shared […]

The Expendables at NYC’s City Winery

The Expendables set their eyes on the Big Apple on November 27th as their fall tour came to a close. Playing at City Winery, The Expendables gave an intimate acoustic concert including some of their classic hits songs. Being known for their hardcore guitar shreds, an acoustic night with these reggae-rock giants was a unique […]

Oogee Wawa releases “City to City” single

This past week, I had to opportunity to sit down and listen to, take notes and ultimately write a review of Oogee Wawa's new track, “City to City”, which just was released this Friday, June 22nd. What a perfect birthday gift!! “City to City” is a track pretty solidly created for the fans after years […]

WORLD SINGLE PREMIERE: Brother Jerome “Hustle”

New York-based reggae-fusion band Brother Jerome has officially launched their debut full-length album Progress as of today! In celebration of its release, this funky reggae four-piece is premiering on Top Shelf Reggae their inaugural single off the album, “Hustle” – a track about, well, hustling. In this life, we need to take time to smell […]