Wednesday Jan 18

Slightly Stoopid & Dirty Heads Lead Reggae Rise Up FL 2017

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 10:11

Slightly Stoopid & Dirty Heads Lead Reggae Rise Up FL 2017

What’s not to love about enjoying two days alongside some of the best-of-the-best artists within the reggae community in addition to soaking up the Florida sun? 2017 is shaping up to be a year to remember from a music festival perspective, as ‘Reggae Rise Up’ will be returning to St. Petersburg, FL – and its bringing another incredible lineup.

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2017 Grammy Nominees For Best Reggae Album

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 09:17

2017 Grammy Nominees For Best Reggae Album

A collection of reggae’s brightest stars have been invited to the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA on February 12th, 2017 for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. Up for grabs is the award for Best Reggae Album. This year’s nominees are:

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Passafire Wrapping Up Sixth Studio Album

Friday, 13 January 2017 08:33

Passafire Wrapping Up Sixth Studio Album

Rarely can artists be found with the ability to grow sonically, explore new territory and expand on their pre-existing sound with each release. Look no further than Passafire, who have established themselves over the years as a chart-topping reggae rock favorite and one of the hardest working artists in the music industry.

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Video: Common Kings – “Lost In Paradise”

Thursday, 12 January 2017 03:32

Video: Common Kings – “Lost In Paradise”

With a new album dropping on February 3rd, Orange County, CA’s Common Kings have released a new music video for the albums titled track, “Lost In Paradise.” The album will be released on the groups own Island Empire Records and will feature the group working with producers Poo Bear, Dwayne “Supa Dups” Chin-Quee, Rami Jrade, and co-writing a song with Justin Bieber. The group is fresh off their tour, supporting Meghan Trainor, and will embark on a tour starting February 2nd with Strange Music’s rock/hip-hop group ¡Mayday!, and Makua Rothman before wrapping up with a hometown show in Los Angeles, CA at The Fonda Theatre. You can view upcoming tour dates by clicking HERE! Pre-order the new album, Lost In Paradise, by clicking HERE! Enjoy the song and video…

Ballyhoo! to Release ‘Girls.’ in March (2017)

Thursday, 12 January 2017 01:02

Ballyhoo! to Release ‘Girls.’ in March (2017)

Endless summer torchbearers Ballyhoo! have been hard at work finalizing their sixth studio album and follow-up to their 2013 release Pineapple Grenade, and have recently announced they will be unleashing Girls. to the masses. Girls. will surely attract new listeners while also appealing to their existing, widespread fan base emphasizing more lively, summertime jams than their previous two albums.

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December 2nd, 2016
Iration
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The Holdup
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December 9th, 2016
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March 24th, 2017
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