WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Kelly Hafner “Give Light”

Austin, Texas is a well-known mecca for music, attracting talent from all over the globe as a result. One such up-and-coming superstar is Kelly Hafner, a soulful chanteuse whose impressive vocal range rivals that of mainstream R&B names – both past and present! Migrating to Austin after college from northern California, Hafner has since found […]

Listen to SYNRGY’s new single “Mind Over”

Formed just over a decade ago, Southern California’s own SYNRGY blends elements of soul, reggae and rock to create dynamic songs layered in intricate grooves and a bright atmosphere. “Mind Over” is their newest single and one that offers a well-rounded showcase of what it is that they hope to convey as SYNRGY. Exemplifying a […]

SINGLE PREMIERE: One Culture “Molly Cooper” acoustic

Virginia Beach reggae band One Culture doubles down on their debut album that hit digital outlets last year with an acoustic version of the LP's title track, “Molly Cooper”. With the motto “forward, always”, the east coast three-piece reggae band of proverbial brothers quickly found a following sharing their infatuation for life, love and the […]

SINGLE PREMIERE: Iakopo “In The Back”

International reggae star Iakopo debuts his brand new single “In The Back” today off Island Empire and Mensch House Records! After escalating to the top of the U.S. Billboard dance charts with reggae hits alongside the likes of Shaggy, Gramps Morgan (of Morgan Heritage) and more, Iakopo is now ready to share his love for […]

SINGLE PREMIERE: Jody Leylac “No De De” acoustic

Following her bass-heavy summer anthem, “No De De”, east coast reggae star on the rise Jody Leylac debuts the pulled back unplugged version today, only on Top Shelf Reggae! Leylac developed her vocal talents singing in a gospel choir as a child in Jamaica – talents heard loud and clear in this polished, acoustic adaptation of […]

WORLD SINGLE PREMIERE: Eastbourne “Vida”

New Jersey-based Latin, reggae, punk threepiece Eastbourne is at it again, with a premiere single off their forthcoming sophomore album Barrio! Get a first taste the band's second full-length project, following their debut No Vacancy album, with “Vida”: a downtempo track with a vibey walking bass, cool guitar chords and enough reverb to have you […]

For Peace Band premieres “Always Love” single

After gaining a mountain of recognition for their debut album, Guam’s For Peace Band is finally giving fans a taste of their sophomore full-length LP Always Love by releasing the title track ahead of time! Teaming up with Rootfire Cooperative has given the band fresh enthusiasm since their 2012 origin, which is something to say, […]

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 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 […]