VIDEO PREMIERE: Omari Banks “Oh Africa”, Live at Anguilla Music Academy

Anguillan artist Omari Banks is standing up for peace and justice in this world video premiere of his live “Oh Africa” performance at the Anguilla Music Acadamy. Born and raised in Anguilla, the video recorded at his hometown Music Academy is not only a tribute to African roots, but to Banks’ personal roots as well. […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Junior X “Middle Passage”

Junior X, born Richard White in the Winward Road area of Rockfort, JA, has always been subjected to the hate crimes against his people. Transplanted centuries ago to the Caribbean, Rastafarian reggae artist Junior X isn’t willing to let these the travesties Africans suffered due to slavery slide. Lest we forget, the pain of slavery […]

WORLD SINGLE PREMIERE: Omik “Uncertain Love”

Omik, born Kimo Carpenter, brings a special blend of island vibes, traditional reggae riffs and west coast sounds to create his unique, up-and-coming style. This seems fitting, considering the LA-resident migrated to the mainland from his Hawaii home to continue his musical journey. After teaming up with fellow Mensch House Records and Island Empire friends, […]

WORLD PREMIERE: Gisto “Billionaire” lyric video

The trap-reggae sensationalist, Gisto, is back with a bangin’ new lyric video for “Billionaire” – a track about, well, stacking cash. In this Top Shelf Reggae world premiere of the lyric video for “Billionaire”, celebratory visuals bring to life Gisto’s money-making ethos, like bottles popping and c-notes raining. One day, Gisto is going to be […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Kalalea “Life As We Know It”

Hawaiian artist on the rise, Kalalea, is bringing truth to the masses in this Top Shelf Reggae world video premiere for “Life As We Know It”, a track out off Roots Musician Records featuring William Ka’uhane & Messenjah Selah. Born in Honolulu and raised in Kaua’i, Kalalea has literally lived a lush life and shows […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Jah Bouks “Trod On”

Top Shelf Reggae is pleased to unveil the world premeire of Jah Bouks’ latest music video, “Trod On”. The track consists of heavenly harmonies, African rhythms and diplomatic lyrics to render this year’s greatest ‘act right’ anthem. Born in Winchester, a suburb of St. Thomas, Jamaica, Jah Bouks started playing music at age 12 to […]

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 […]

Premiere: Jah Sun “Running” music video

“Running,” the eleventh single from their fifth and latest album titled Between the Lines, is an enchanting cut from this Northern California native. Jah Sun’s charisma propel the track forward above a meticulous rhythm of guitars and chanting horns, while vivid keys help move the track forward. Jah Sun’s lyrics explore themes of escapism and […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Mystic Roots “I’m Good”

Mystic Roots strikes a stand for women’s rights in the socially-conscious world video premiere of “I’m Good”. With everything going on in this nation, particularly against women, Mystic Roots Band joins the women’s march, proclaiming “try to hold me down and you gon’ see me fight”. I am woman, hear me roar! You cannot silence […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Black Bird Hum “Down”

Australian reggae band Black Bird Hum displays their societal views prominently in this world music video premiere for their latest single “Down” off Rebel Sound Records. In a world full of poverty, pollution and intolerance, Bird Bird Hum takes a stand, saying “all this fighting” is bringing them, well, down. Don’t be a buzzkill. Life […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: M.D. & The Healers “Insane”

New York-based reggae fusion band M.D. & The Healers are prescribing some political commentary in this world video premiere of “Insane”. The track is featured on the band’s Welcome to Babylon EP that was released off Rebel Sound Records September 2017. Now, with America’s governmental and economic issues clogging our airwaves, the band thought it […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Mystic Roots “Remind Me”

The five-piece reggae rock fusion Mystic Roots Band (MRB) from Chico, California is back with an infatuating video for their latest love ballad “Remind Me” off Roots Musician Records. A spin off of Naked Eye’s 80’s pop hit “(There’s) Always Something There to Remind Me”, MRB hits nostalgia on the head in more ways than […]

WORLD SINGLE PREMIERE: Lea Love “Doctor”

Need a doctor? Lea Love has your back in this Top Shelf Reggae world premiere of her latest single, “Doctor”, now available to stream on Soundcloud through the link below. Combining island vibes with a booming bass and fun beat, “Doctor” off Mensch House Records is a mellow, yet danceable track with more than a few […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Kwamevi “Faithful” (feat. E.N Young)

Kwamevi (born Edem Kwamevi Agbottah) was born into the Ghanaian Ewe Tribe in Dallas, Texas, inheriting both West African and American traditions as a result. With an affinity to bamboo flutes and African rhythms, Kwamevi began playing classical guitar at age 15, influenced by music that speaks of self-awareness and togetherness. After releasing and producing […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ibru “My Life”

Caribbean native Ibru (formerly Artiste Hebrew) is back with a teaser off his upcoming full-length album Life Story with the brand new single, “My Life”. Branching out from the rural island of South Andros in the Bahamas, Ibru showcases his journey from humble beginnings to stardom in this world video premiere, directed by Icey Jace […]