Outside Lands 2023: Day Three

Sunday Funday kicked off in grand fashion with Gasolina, the world’s largest touring reggaeton party, showcasing the best sounds in classic and current reggaeton, dembow, dancehall and beyond hosted in Cocktail Magic. Droves of fans twerked their way to Lindley Meadow to celebrate Gasolina, whose mission is to create a community within the reggaeton and […]

WORLD SINGLE PREMIERE: StoneTribe ft. Kat Hall, “One Love”

Eclectic musicians DandeLION and Natoven of StoneTribe are throwing genres to the wind and challenging music lovers to experience the blending of a multitude of styles. The masterful duo has found a way to seamlessly blend modern reggae, hip-hop, R&B, pop and surf rock into one refreshingly rich sound.  StoneTribe is gearing up to release […]

WORLD SINGLE PREMIERE: DMac Burns ft. Sewell “Night”

Rooted in the Bronx, NY but thriving in West Cork, Ireland – talented singer-songwriter DMac Burns weaves R&B and indie rock elements with hints of modern day reggae to create emotionally-charged and lyrically profound music. His latest single, “Night” featuring Sewell – off his EP, The Longest Night, dropping on June 21st – is no […]

Anticipating Bluphria’s upcoming album drop

The life of a music obsessed journalist can at times be daunting. On almost a daily basis my inbox is filled to the brim with new music to check out. Press releases coming to me from all ends of the music industry spectrum and only so much time to write about the bands I want […]

Music savant, Masego, encourages self-reflection with ‘Self-titled’ album

Masego is an extraordinarily gifted musician, artist, singer, producer, performer, DJ, and creative director. He is what I like to call a, “Multi-Talented-Millennial”. The number of skills he continues to gain by the year are unmistakably part of the 23 year old Jamaican-American brand. As a musician he is loved by crowds across all genres […]

We were up ‘Til Dawn’ with The Weeknd

On Saturday, November 26th, fans of The Weeknd gave thanks for the artist, his music, and his current nationwide run of the After Hours Til Dawn tour named after his most recently debuted studio album. Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, better known by his stage name, The Weeknd cast a magic spell over attendees at Sofi Stadium. […]

Maxwell brings generations of fans together in Baltimore

Crowds of people walked towards the doors of The Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena. Daughters, mothers, fathers and grandparents all smiled while they got their food and found their seats. Multiple generations came together for one reason, to witness Maxwell’s beautiful voice and sensational music. However, first up was Alex Isley. She walked the stage with […]

Top Shelf Music Weekly Roundup: November 20th, 2022

Welcome to the Top Shelf Weekly Music Roundup, where we showcase some of our favorite new music video releases! If you are interested in having your upcoming music considered for a feature, send an email in the form of a press release to Derek Jones. For fans of EDM, Pop & R&B Thai-Chilean, NYC native, multi-hyphenate […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: MediSun “Speak Love”

Reggae and R&B artist MediSun returns with the smooth and soulful “Speak Love” single, premiering today only on Top Shelf Music ahead of its end of August release! Recorded last summer in the Massachusetts home studio of renowned producer and musician Moon Bain, MediSun combines his uplifting lyrics with an all-star cast of players: Teflon […]