Slightly Stoopid “Meanwhile… Back at the Lab” album review

Slightly Stoopid is a seven piece Southern California based band known for their multi-instrumental cross-genre blend of rock, reggae, folk and blues with hip-hop, punk, and funk layered in. Earlier this year the loyal, technically savvy Slightly Stoopid fans—affectionately known as “Stoopid-heads” all rejoice as the band had announced that they would be releasing their […]

Slightly Stoopid to release 8th album

The San Diego boys of Slightly Stoopid are at it again – all set to release their eighth studio album Meanwhile… Back at the Lab come June 30th. With comic book style cover art, the LP's title alludes to the oasis of home-life after what seems like a never-ending stint on the road. “The lab”, […]

Slightly Stoopid’s Everything Is Awesome 2015 summer tour

One of the longest tenured bands in the genre today, Slightly Stoopid is set to embark on an extensive summer tour. Their “Everything Is Awesome” tour kicks off on July 8th in Simsbury, Connecticut and will feature the likes of Dirty Heads as well as select appearances by The Expendables and Stick Figure. In addition […]

The Emerald Cup 2014 gallery: part one

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The Emerald Cup 2014 is here

The Emerald Cup is just around the corner, and if you’re just now hearing about it, it’s not too late! If you’re unfamiliar with this event, The Emerald Cup has been synonymous with setting the absolute highest standards for sustainable, sun-grown, outdoor cannabis and is the largest outdoor medicinal cannabis competition in the entire world. […]

California Roots 2015: Round 2 artist announcement

Everyone who’s anyone in the reggae scene looks forward all year to a meta-Memorial Day weekend known as the California Roots Music and Arts Festival. Located in Monterey, due south of San Francisco, reggae fans and festival lovers alike rejoice in three full days of fun in the sun, music and memories. Once the spectacular […]

New single “Dabs” by C-Money and the Players, Inc.

C-Money, master trumpeter for megastar reggae band Slightly Stoopid, is making some power plays of his own with a new full-length album in the works for C-Money and the Players, Inc. The band out of southern California is about to release their first single “Dabs” on iTunes – a single that is already creating waves […]

California Roots 2015: Round 1 artist announcement

If you’ve been “unplugged” and away from social media throughout the weekend, you probably missed out on a very important announcement from the fine folks at California Roots.  On Friday October 10, 2014 California Roots announced the first round of artists for next year’s “Super Bowl” of reggae music. The 6th annual California Roots Music […]

Slightly Stoopid’s Summer Sessions tour review

Slightly Stoopid's Summer Session Tour featured Stephen Marley, NOFX, Cypress Hill, and G. Love & Special Sauce. At the Sleeptrain Amphitheater in Chula Vista, California, instead of Cypress Hill and G. Love, fans got The Expanders from Los Angeles, California. Not that Top Shelf Reggae can complain since we are fond of this roots-inspired band. […]

Summer Sessions 2014 lands in Berkeley, CA

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Slightly Stoopid: No Cocaine ft. Inner Circle and Capleton

Check out the exclusive video premiere of Slightly Stoopid & Inner Circle’s “No Cocaine” featuring Capleton. The song is off the groundbreaking compilation Dub Rockers Volume 1, released last year on VP Records, that combines Jamaica’s top artists with popular U.S. and Euro-based reggae acts. Video director Jeff Pliskin of Raised Fist Propaganda went across […]

Countdown to Cali Roots 2014: Slightly Stoopid

The 5th annual California Roots Music & Arts Festival is just upon us. In a few days, the Monterey Fairgrounds situated in the coast of beautiful Northern California will once again be filled with reggae lovers from around the world. Today we showcase the performance from last years California Roots with Slightly Stoopid featuring the […]

Flashback to Passafire’s New Years Eve show with Slightly Stoopid

Better late than never! Passafire just posted their awesome performance from their New Years 2013 show at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD with Slightly Stoopid. Formed in 2003 by students attending Savannah College of Art and Design, Passafire has been known as the perpetually touring band, playing hundreds of shows a year with bands […]

Slightly Stoopid Spring Tour 2014

It seems like it has been an early holiday season for you reggae rock fans with the countless number of 2014 tour date announcements within a few weeks of each other. Slightly Stoopid has now jumped onboard the announcement party train and declared their 2014 Spring Tour with support from Mariachi El Bronx. Slightly Stoopid […]

Dub Rockers Compilation Volume 1 out now

VP Records in partnership with Vans, who has brought you the iconic skater kicks you probably have in your closet, just released its debut reggae compilation titled Dub Rockers – Various Artists – Volume 1.  VP Records has noted and recognized a shift in the niche reggae genre which has a much more substantial American […]