WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Island Head “Blue Butterfly”

Dub reggae outfit Island Head premieres the beautiful lyric video for their “Blue Butterfly” single today only on Top Shelf Music! The somber yet inspiring track is an ode to Kyle Messinetti, son of lead singer Will Messinetti, who was taken from this earth too soon by an unfortunate overdose. A tragedy turned eloquent eulogy […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Shahar Mintz “Red”

Singer-songwriter Shahar Mintz, Israeli born and current resident of New York, expresses a somber swan song to the city he has grown so accustomed to in this exclusive world video premiere of “Red”. After 23 years of living in Brooklyn, Mintz has decided it’s finally time to move back to Israel to be with his […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: RasMoses “I Shall Not Be Moved”

Devout Rastafarian and Colorado-based reggae artist RasMoses rises again with the official lyric video for his “I Shall Not Be Moved” single! Premiering today on Top Shelf Music, we have the privilege to see RasMoses’ powerful words come to life — words needed now more than ever! The national quarantine has left us all shaken, […]

Project 432 says all successes “Take Time” in new single

Denver-based American reggae band Project 432 resurfaces for the second time this year with “Take Time” — a song about diligence and drive. For, nothing comes to those who wait and Project 432 is well aware of the overwhelming amount of work required just to make a decent living within the industry of music. Doesn’t […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ras Fraser Jr. “Bad Breed Bobo”

Ras Fraser Jr. returns in glorious red, gold and green fashion in this world music video premiere for “Bad Breed Bobo”. Shot and directed by Banks Films, Ras Fraser Jr. dances amongst his men, singing “I don’t take no disrespect from no one”. Watch out for “Bad Breed Bobo”, holding down Portmore, JA! Welcome to […]

Ben Barbic teams with Craigy-T in “Close 2 Peace” single

Hip hop-meets-reggae anomaly Ben Barbic is back with a brand new single “Close 2 Peace”, featuring the legendary talents of Craigy-T! Best known for his role in the dancehall ensemble T.O.K., Craigy-T has since branched off in a solo direction. Barbic knew Craigy-T’s dynamic Jamaican dancehall would pair well with his American fusion approach, exemplified […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Black Bird Hum “All Hail The Market”

Australia’s trippiest reggae fusion band Black Bird Hum is back with yet another video that makes you question all existence as we know it. Top Shelf Music is proud to host the world video premiere for “All Hail The Market”, a track off Rebel Sound Records about the rat race and its effect on the […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ras Teo x Lone Ark “Down In The Garrison”

Ras Teo brings his humanitarian efforts to the forefront in his new track “Down In The Garrison” off his Ten Thousand Lions album and featuring the likes of Lone Ark. The duo felt called to action after witnessing the struggles of the Caribbean streets, a situation that doesn't seem to be improving any time soon. “Down […]

WORLD PREMIERE: Ione Angeles “Walk Away” feat. Jah-Know Wright

Rebel Sound Records and Top Shelf proudly present the latest music video from roots-reggae chanteuse Ione Angeles! The track entitled “Walk Away” is off of Angeles’ Inna Word album and features the talents of Jah-Know Wright. Now equipped with a music video, Ione Angeles traverses a picturesque shoreline as she preaches salvation to all. Ione […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Mister Kali “Hungry” feat. Dub Gideon

New Mexico native Mister Kali speaks out against America’s Food & Drug Administration throughout the title track off his latest album Hungry. The song, featuring Dub Gideon, dropped mid-January off Rebel Sound Records and is stuffed with eating clean initiatives, saying he’d rather go “hungry” than eat what passes for food in this country. Mister […]

Black Bird Hum broods in “Say You Want” single

Australia's Black Bird Hum combines elements of roots reggae, traditional ska and singing the blues in their latest “Say You Want” single off Rebel Sound Records. Normally well-versed in social commentary, BBH dials back their signature call to action to cater to one person specifically. Aimed at the one that got away, the track is […]

Ben Barbic answers in “Life Calling” single

For singer Ben Barbic, music has always come easily with his draw to creating music since the age of five. It flows out of him as a message of celebrating success, learning from the past and looking forward to the future. He exemplifies a singer and lyricist who puts his entire soul into his songs […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ben Barbic “Break Free” feat. Ras Fraser Jr.

The hustler out of San Jose, Ben Barbic, is back with this world premiere for “Break Free”: a hometown heavy video for the track off Rebel Sound Records and featuring rasta artist Ras Fraser Jr. Bursting onto the reggae charts in 2013 with his lead single “Rat Race”, Barbic has manufactured three albums since and […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ataru “Salvation”

More from the recent African Trod Riddim compilation off Rebel Sound Records, Ataru chants “salvation out there and I know I’m going to find it” in this world video premiere for “Salvation” shot by Small Axe Entertainment’s Cally B and APS Columbian Films. With fast cutting, the video begins with a backwards montage of Ataru […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ra Deal “Hold The Faith”

The African Trod Riddim compilation from Rebel Sound Records continues to grow with Ra Deal’s emotionally-charged world video premiere for “Hold The Faith”, a song about returning to one’s roots. This marks Ra Deal’s second single off the album, following a track about finding one’s own unique nirvana entitled < a href="/videos/world-video-premiere-ra-deal-free">“Free”. Along the same […]