The Gold | Official Music Video from John Brown’s Body

Shot in Bull Bay, Jamaica – primarily at Bob Marley Beach & Jamnesia, and features Jamaican professional surfer, Icah Wilmot and some of Jamaica’s most-talented up and coming surfers including Ivah Wilmot and Eli Shama Beckford. It also features a bunch of the kids that participate in Jamnesia’s youth development program. The Gold (Double Dutch […]

Iration: How Surfing Makes Music

All hailing from the islands, the members of the alternative-reggae band, Iration, credit Hawai’i for much of the inspiration that crafted their three albums. Though they have been touring nationally since 2008, it hasn’t always been the high-life for their crew of 5, who spent the early days of their career scraping by in a […]

Video teaser of Dirty Head’s new album The Sound of Change

The Southern California boys just dropped this teaser promo video for their upcoming album release titled The Sound of Change, set to drop July 8, 2014. The gang is collaborating with the best of the best, working with Grammy Award winning producers and incorporating guest vocals from B Real from Cypress Hill, Tech N9ne, and […]

Representing 2014 Tour with Inna Vision: Episode 2

Episode 2 of 3. Inna Vision hit’s the East Coast with Tribal Seeds and New Kingston. Braving the cold, Representing Tour hits Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont. With a few sell out shows, the vibes for Reggae on the East Coast is vibrant and growing. Don’t sleep on episode 3 with the […]

Cali Roots Carolina Sessions: The Movie

“The journey to the East Coast for our first non-California show could have not been any more memorable or special for the entire California Roots/Pipeline Events family and our amazing East Coast fans. This beautiful film captures all the hard work and amazing moments that made the 1st Annual California Roots The Carolina Sessions possible. […]

“Rock the Dancehall” music video from Alborosie

Big things are happening this year for this Italian born and now Jamaican native reggae artist, Alborosie. On top of releasing his latest single “Rise” under the Liv Up Records label which released early April 2014, and launching several videos in just a short amount of time, Alborosie dropped a new music video for his […]

Ziggy Marley: The Making of Fly Rasta

The 5th studio release from Ziggy Marley titled Fly Rasta is set to release April 15, 2014 on all major outlets. In this just released exclusive interview, Ziggy Marley sits down and talks about the making of Fly Rasta, including the inspirations, process, and collaborations that took place during the production. Ziggy Marley will also […]

Countdown to Cali Roots 2014: Rebelution

In less than two months, the Monterey Fairgrounds in Northern California will again be filled with reggae enthusiasts in a three day festival filled with good vibes, good music, and good people. This week, we feature Rebelution from their 2013 headlining act on Friday, day one of three. Big ups to Bulldog Media for putting […]

Official video for “16 Years” by Kiwini Vaitai

Kiwini Vaitai, born a Dallas Texan and now Hawaiian local, released his official video for the track “16 Years” off of his 2013 EP Hard Times. The Hard Times EP debuted at number six on the iTunes USA Reggae charts as well as the title track being well received on the Hawaiian radio waves. Stay […]

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 […]

Representing 2014 tour with Inna Vision, New Kingston & Tribal Seeds

Episode 1 of 3. Inna Vision on “Representing 2014” tour with Tribal Seeds and New Kingston. Inna Vision aims at spreading unity, love and aloha across the continental U.S. With over 35 shows nation wide, be sure to catch them in your city. See for upcoming tour dates. “We come from the Hawaiian Islands, […]

A pre-show interview with Ease Up

Top Shelf Reggae sits down with San Diego based Ease Up during their Buds & Brews Tour to talk about their history along with the new self titled album. We caught up with Ease Up in San Francisco, CA in their tour van parked outside of Grant & Green Saloon just before their amazing performance. […]

Forbes sits down with Matisyahu

After making a name for himself as a bearded, orthodox Jewish, reggae-infused singer-rapper, Matisyahu chopped off his facial hair and reinvented himself. He tells Forbes editor Zack O’Malley Greenburg how the evolution affected his music and his marketability following his show at SXSW.

Alborosie and Gentleman: Journey to Jah

Alborosie, the Italian born, and now Kingston resident has collaborated with German reggae artist Gentlemen to produce a wonderful title track for the upcoming documentary Journey to Jah, which is a “tale of the seeking and finding of a spiritual home in a foreign culture…” For more information about the documentary, please do visit the […]