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Benelux Reggae Contest 14/11

Benelux Reggae Contest
Benelux Reggae Contest 2012: inschrijven kan nu!

De Benelux Reggae Contest 2012 gaat op zoek naar reggaetalent in de lage landen. Te winnen:
* concerten op Reggae Geel, Dour Festival, Zwarte Cross, Rastaplas, Reggae Fèr, Future Reggae Ruigoord, Kokopelli, Festival Afrique-Carib, Reggae in Duketown, Democrazy, Petrol en Vaartkapoen
* professionele opname met Not Easy at All productions
* vertegenwoordiging door het Skinfama agency
* 'Airplay' via het Dub Vibes kanaal van 22tracks Brussels
* een uitgebreide voorstelling op reggae.be en World a Reggae
* ...

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za 15/11 15 Years Turntable Dubbers

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK /
  • KASSA €12

15 Years Turntable Dubbers
Birthday bash? Birthday BASS!

De Turntable Dubbers staan 15 jaar in the game. Vijftien jaar waarin hiphop, reggae, drum'n'bass, moombahton, trap, tropical beats en alles waar vibes en sunshine in zit door elkaar worden gemixt. Top party DJ's, mash-up kings, remixers, producers, ... Vibe is music!

15 jaar Turntable Dubbers: een one time only massive birthday-bass-bash in Petrol, met de Dubbers zelf én een hele bende Dubbers friends waarmee een dijk van een line-up is samengesteld:



Dub Phizix & MC Strategy (UK)
Million Stylez (SE, live)
Turntable Dubbers
Murdock
Civilizee
Laston & Geo
Soul Shakers
Radical Crew

Special Guests:
Halve Neuro
Rupelsoldaten
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vr 31/10 Hotel Jamaica: Aidonia, Heartwash, Civali ...

  • Deuren 20u
  • VVK €11
  • KASSA €16

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Hotel Jamaica: Aidonia, Heartwash, Civalizee, ...
Terug van vakantie?
Ontwaakt uit een summerchill?
Hotel Jamaica is back!!

LIVE ON STAGE

Aidonia (Jam)
Portmore Empire in the building! Aidonia is een superster in Jamaica en hits als "pon di cocky", "bruki" of "boom flick" behoren tot het allerbeste wat de hedendaagse dancehall scene te bieden heeft. Voor de eerste keer in Beljam. BOOKAM BOOKAM BOOKAM:
Je weet wel!




Heartwash (Tesitoo CD release show)
7-koppige rootsband uit Antwerpen rond frontman King Sillah. Ze komen hun nieuwe (en derde) album voorstellen. Kom op tijd voor deze full band live show! (21u)

SOUNDS

Civalizee
Van Kontich tot Kingston maken Jess, Sista Flex en Buda aka Tommy Milfnikka het mooie weer. Zweetbandjes niet vergeten.
Babybang
Its your bwaaaay Babybang! Belgische dancehall club deejay, bekend om zijn strakke mixen... Kill dem with your style, Babybang style.
Young Gun Superior
Fresh mix van reggae & dancehall, deze youngbloods veroveren de harten van de Beljam massive in sneltempo.
Lion Paw Movement
Ook de huidige dub & roots revival is Hotel jJmaica niet ontgaan en dat is Lion Paw hun specialiteit. Strictly good vibes.

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za 13/09 Gyptian with live band, Civalizee, Keyto ...

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK €15
  • KASSA €20

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Gyptian with  live band, Civalizee, Keytown,  I&I Sound, Foundation Sound
The Empire & Reggae Holland present:

Gyptian (Jam) with live band

In 2010 brak Gyptian wereldwijd door met zijn zomerhit Hold Yuh (en ook wel een beetje dankzij Nicki Minaj).
Zijn fluwen stem viel al vroeg op in het kerkkoor en via wat talentenjachten startte Gyptian zijn carrière. Op zijn eerste drie album combineerde hij lovers rock met dancehall en roots reggae maar vorig jaar verscheen Sex, Love & Reggae: Gyptians jongste langspeler waarop hij ook soca en r'n'b brengt.

Gyptian is een van de meest veelzijdige reggaeartiesten van dit moment en komt naar Petrol met een live band!
Hold Yuh! Mama Don't Cry! Wine Slow! Serious Times! Love Against The Wall! Overtime! Non Stop! ...

Warm-up & afterbounce:
Civalizee
Keytown Sound
I&I Sound
Conscious Sound
Foundation Sound


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zo 20/04 Leroy Sibbles (Jam) & Asham band (live)

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €18
  • KASSA €22

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Leroy Sibbles (Jam) & Asham band (live)
Leroy Sibbles from The Heptones (Jam) & Asham band (B) - live

Warm-up:
Puppa Mighty's Super Power

2 afterparties (2 rooms)
Civalizee Foundation (the royal sound)
Young Gun Superior
Soulboys vs Rudeboys events feat. Mr. Fried-G
Mister Dingaling & the steaming peanut
The Dukes of Skazzard

Ticket "afterparty only" €10


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vr 20/12 Luciano & Cocoa Tea

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €20
  • KASSA €25

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Luciano & Cocoa Tea
Rootsmanstyle!
LUCIANO & COCOA TEA
Roots Rock Reggae Tour 2013

Van een dubbele headliner gesproken: Luciano en Cocoa Tea op 1 en dezelfde avond!

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Luciano (Jam, live)
Icoon en reggae superster Luciano bracht net een nieuw studio album uit. Op The Qabalah Man staan 14 spirituele en rootsy songs van The Messenjah: man van 40 studio albums en meer dan 20 compilaties.

Cocoa Tea (Jam, live)
Eind 2012 verscheen In A Di Red, Cocoa Tea's jongste studio album. Op reggae.be wordt dat album een "grand cru" en "een van de topreleases van 2012" genoemd. En nu, een jaartje later: live on stage!

Sound:
Lion Paw Movement
Bangarang Sound Station
Crucial Alphonso ft Missing Link


concert starts 10.30pm
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za 14/12 Rudeboystyle: Bottle Of Moonshine

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €8
  • KASSA €10

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Rudeboystyle: Bottle Of Moonshine
Ska, rocksteady, reggae & dancehall!!

Bottle Of Moonshine stelt hun eerste full album voor. Live! 10 muzikanten en 1 zangeres persen er hun eigen hitsige deuntjes en een selectie legendarische ska-classics uit.

Bottle Of Moonshine speelde eerder al op Mano Mundo, Polé Polé & Polé Polé Beach, in de Lintfabriek en Trix. En all over de Kempen natuurlijk.

Original Jamaican ska van de jaren '60 met invloeden uit jazz, latin, reggae & funk.

Warm-up & afterparty sounds:
Civalizee
Sugar Charlie
Mr Fried-G
Mikey G


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vr 05/04 Chronixx and the ZincFence band, Heartbea ...

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €12
  • KASSA €17

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Chronixx and the ZincFence band, Heartbeat Movement
CHRONIXX with the
ZINCFENCE BAND (Jam, live)

Songschrijver op zijn vijfde, riddim producer op zijn veertiende en zanger/performer ever since. Zoon van zijn vader Chronicle en dé nieuwe rising Jamaican reggae- en dancehall ster.

First ever performance in Belgium!
Chronixx is amper 20 jaar oud en werkte al samen met Major Lazer (Start A Fyah mixtape!) en krijgt full support van David Rodigan.
Hij verleidt uptown en downtown people met hits als Behind Curtain, Warrior en They Don't Know.
Belgium: please welcome Chronixx!

Soundsystem: Heartbeat Movement



Het optreden van Stur Gav Soundsystem ft U-Roy & Yellowman dat ook op deze avond was gepland, is geannuleerd wegens problemen met een onbetrouwbare tussenpersoon/booking agent.
Hierdoor zakken de voorverkoop- en kassaprijs. Wie al duurdere voorverkooptickets heeft gekocht, krijgt aan de kassa vier drankbonnen als compensatie.


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vr 29/03 Benelux Reggae Contest

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK geen voorverkoop
  • KASSA €10

Benelux Reggae Contest
Sinds 2010 probeert de Benelux Reggae Contest, via hun uitgebreide partnernetwerk, speelkansen te creëren voor talentvolle artiesten binnen de genres ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub en dancehall. Op 29 maart wordt in Petrol de vierde live-finale georganiseerd die zal bepalen welke band met de prijzenpot gaat lopen.
Drie kandidaten trappelen om de Sunrockers (de vorige winnaars) op te volgen:

Iron Ites
Tony Nephtali & Band (Fr)
Rass Motivated & The Essence (Nl)




Warm-up & change overs: Puppa Mighty's Super Power (winnaar vi.be contest): een nieuwe sound met leden van Civalizee/Kings of Swing/Highgrade Sound/Mystic Breeze Collective.

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za 15/12 Kutmah, Ed Solo, Coely ft. E-Phonk,...

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK €10
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Kutmah, Ed Solo, Coely ft. E-Phonk,...
Turntable Dubbers invite:

Kutmah (UK)
Half Egyptisch, half Schots, geboren in de UK en op zijn 12 uitgeweken naar de States. Samen met Gaslamp Killer en Flying Lotus stak hij meermaals de vlam in de pijp van de Low End Theory avonden in LA: FlyLo bracht de diepgang, Gaslamp de madness en Kutmah zorgde voor de party! voorbije zomer nog op 10 Days Off, nu in Petrol!







Ed Solo (UK)
Er staat dan wel Solo in zijn naam, deze bad ass producer uit de UK werkte al samen met breakbeaters Krafty Kuts, Skool Of Thoughts en Deekline, met drum'n'bass man Brockie, met turntablewizzard JFB en met beatboxer Beardyman.

Coely ft E-Phonk
Jong, Antwerps en Congolees bloed en kleur. She's got swag, attitude and A voice! Studio Brussel, HUMO en JIM zijn dolverliefd op haar single Ain't Chasing Pavements maar ze kan het verdorie ook goed live! Zo goed dat zelfs Jessie Ware en Redlight hun bewondering al lieten blijken
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za 08/12 Rootsman Style

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK Geen Vooverkoop
  • KASSA €7

Rootsman Style
Een stevige rootsreggae avond voor een prikje, dat krijgt u van ons op 8 december!

De beste Belgische begeleidingsband Asham Band zorgt er samen met Jamaicaan Rohan Lee en de Gentse Collieman voor een lekkere dosis live rootsreggae van topkwaliteit. Zowel Collieman als Rohan Lee brachten het afgelopen jaar een sterk nieuw album uit en geen betere band dan Asham Band om deze artiesten te ondersteunen.





Jah Shakespear aka Karel Michiels warmt de zaal op en trekt zo de avond op gang. Hij heeft reden tot feesten. De oprichter van Reggae.be, ondertussen eindredacteur, viert immers het 10-jarig bestaan van de portaalwebsite waar ondertussen een 30-tal vrijwilligers aan meewerken. Samen met zijn MC Flashman aka Ras Feel zal hij ongetwijfeld weer enkele pareltjes uit het genre spelen.

Na de optredens serveren de dames van Lioness Rebelation en de soundboys van Selah Techniques het beste van meer dan 50 jaar rootsreggae. Om alles nog een extre vleugje Jamaica te geven, kan je terecht bij de Jamaican kitchen van Mama Suzie.

Het eerste live concert begint om 23u, maar mis de veterans Jah Shakespear & MC Ras Feel niet en kom vroeger!

Positive vibes guaranteed!

Senotornykk in de horny room:

DJ Nyyk (Airport, Nature One)
Fil Dextro (Basement bea(s)ts, Café D'anvers)
Nondejul & Automatic Boogie (Petrol, Cafe Capital, Ockxfest)
Visuals arts door Geoffrey De Decker


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za 23/06 Turntable Dubbers Night: Jstar, Sabo, Bus ...

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK €8
  • KASSA €10

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Turntable Dubbers Night: Jstar, Sabo, Buscemi, ...
Een nieuwe editie van de Turntable Dubbers night out!

Jstar (uk)
De Britse Jstar staat er om bekend om veel verschillende genres te spelen in zijn sets. Zo gaat hij moeiteloos langs drum 'n bass, dancehall, moombahton, dubstep, reggae, 60's en 90's R&B en eigenlijk nog veel meer. Mashup style!
Check zijn soundcloud

Sabo (usa)
Deze Amerikaan gaat al meer dan 10 jaar mee in muziekland en heeft al heel wat op zijn naam staan. De constante: funky feel good bass music! Moombah-mashup! Is de jongste 12 jaar residents in de New Yorkse clubs Bembe, The Standard Hotel, Submercer, Sweet n Low en Nublu én heeft hij een maandelijkse radioshow bij Global Beats. soundcloud

Buscemi ft. Squadra Bossa
De heetste der Belgische DJ's - en zelf ook auteur van een extra large cocktail van warmbloedige nummers. Bossa, lounge, house, Brazilian grooves, afrobeat, drum 'n' bass, balkan & latin. Midden april verscheen zijn nieuw album Nite People. Intussen blijft hij de wereld rondvliegen om platen te draaien. Deze keer landt hij dicht bij huis en brengt hij zijn vrienden van Squadra Bossa mee voor een extra hete avond!

Turntable Dubbers
Timaxx en Drezz weten hoe het werkt! Ze mixen een hele lijst aan stijlen aan elkaar en zorgen dat je geen moment hoeft stil te staan. Reggae, hiphop, dubstep, d&b, mash-ups, tropical beats en rampetampende beats van Turntable Dubbers!

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za 12/05 Jah Mason withthe Dub Akom Band - Irie Nation

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK € 20
  • KASSA € 25

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Jah Mason withthe Dub Akom Band - Irie Nation
Communicate love, revolution, spirituality and even sensuality!

Dat is de belangrijkste boodschap die Jah Mason wil overdragen met zijn teksten. Hij is daarmee een echt product van de Jamaicaanse cultuur: een echte rasta die liefde en verdraagzaamheid promoot.

Hij werd ontdekt door reggaelegende Junior Reid en is uitgegroeid tot een gerespecteerde artiest. Zijn eerste single verscheen in 1996. In 2002 (tien jaar geleden) verschenen zijn eerste twee full albums Working So Hard en Keep The Joy. In 2006 maakte Princess Gone hem zowat onsterfelijk in reggaeland dankzij de gelijknamige hitsingle en de wereldwijde distributie.

No Matter The Time, Run Come Love Me, Lion Look, Don't Sell Yourself, Wheat and Tears, Someday, Life Is Just A Journey...: EACH ONE, TEACH ONE!

In maart 2008 kwam Jah Mason al eens naar Petrol. Reggae.be schreef toen:
"Het zijn zangers/singjays van zijn kaliber die Jamaica naar ons toe brengen, met hun compromisloze attitude, de stem rauw naar voor gemixt, botsend tussen wanhoop en mystiek. Om uiteindelijk op te gaan in liefde."

Jah Mason is backed by the Dub Akom Band.
Warm-up & Afterbounce: Irie Nation Sound.

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za 21/04 Tarrus Riley, Dean Fraser, The Black Soil ...

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €20
  • KASSA €25

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Tarrus Riley, Dean Fraser, The Black Soil Band
The wages of blessings is ever living life!

Tarrus Riley, zoon van reggaezanger Jimmy Riley is een van dé grote nieuwe reggaesterren.

Deze week is zijn nieuwe album Mecoustic verschenen en nu zaterdag staat Tarrus op het podium van Petrol!

Er is dus nieuw werk te ontdekken, maar zijn grote hits Stay With You, Beware, She's Royal, Lion Paw, Start Anew, Contagious, Good Girl Gone Bad ft Konshens, Superman, Protect The People en Shaka Zulu Pickney zullen vast niet ontbreken.

"I sing for the people - this is the contribution I can make and after I make a song; it isn't even mine anymore; it belongs to the people."

Modern maar conscious (google Blaksoil en TR Freedom Writers): zoete roots reggae vibes, aan hiphop gerelateerde beats, loversrock en uptempo dancehall. Komen mee: Dean Fraser en The Black Soil Band.

Warm-up & afterbounce: I & I Sound

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za 31/03 Turntable Dubbers: Shepdog, Serial Killaz ...

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK €8
  • KASSA €10

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Turntable Dubbers: Shepdog, Serial Killaz, ...
Een nieuwe editie van de Turntable Dubbers night out: Nice Up edition! Wij staan al klaar om nog harder te gaan dan vorige keer, want...

Shepdog (UK)
DJ Shepdog is er klaar voor! Deze DJ, mashupper en Nice Up labelbaas is schaamteloos in zijn doen en laten, maar geweldig in wat hij het liefst doet: zijn publiek een geweldige avond bezorgen. Met zijn vette dancehall, london bass en reggaebeats zet hij de club ondersteboven.
Broek uit of aan, het kan alleen maar mooi worden!



Serial Killaz (UK)
Jong jungle en drum'n'bass duo met een aparte maar zwaar aanstekelijke stijl. Komt dat zien!

Turntable Dubbers ft Mc Fragga
Als het een soortement tobacco was, dan zouden The Turntables Dubbers in de sigarenwinkel op het schap van het goei poeier liggen. Reggae, hiphop, dubstep, d&b, mash-ups, tropical beats en rampetampende beats. 'Uptempo Irie', zoals Turntable Dubbers Timaxx & Drezz het zelf zeggen. Ze scheppen er een heidens plezier in om genres aan elkaar te linken en te combineren. Ze doen dat als geen ander en steeds met een stomend supersonisch resultaat. Them Dubbbers!

King DJ aka DJ 4T4
We kennen hem natuurlijk als één van de drie helden van 't Hof van Commerce (4T4), maar ook als King DJ zal iedereen van ons al meer dan eens aan de lijve ondervonden hebben dat hij een vakman is die als geen ander de massa in beweging krijgt en houdt. Hij valt niet vast te pinnen op één stijl of truucje, past zich aan elke situatie aan en kan daar zeer breed in gaan zonder ooit voorspelbaar te worden. En dat natuurlijk allemaal perfect aan elkaar gemixt, want 's mans technische capaciteiten en ervaring zijn top.

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vr 17/02 Ijahman Levi, Jah Shakespear, Lioness Reb ...

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €20
  • KASSA €25

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Ijahman Levi, Jah Shakespear, Lioness Rebelation
IJahman Levi (Jam, live)
Zachtmoedige rootsveteraan, rastafari in werk én leven.
Opgegroeid (°1946) in Jamaica, gemigreerd naar de UK op zijn 17e, daar begonnen bij The Vibrations en daarna bij Rudie and Youth aka IJahmen (meervoud) & the Shell Shock Show. Twee jaar cel uitgezeten (1972-1974) en zich toen helemaal gewijd aan rastafari, een nummer 1 hit gescoord in de UK (1985, een duet met zijn vrouw Madge), teruggekeerd naar Jamaica en intussen fiere bezitter van een opnamestudio in Christiana, Jamaica. En dan hebben we nog niets gezegd over zijn catalogue en songwriting credits (check T. Sutherland).

Having spent formative years of his life in both the "roots" environment of his native Jamaica, and in the culturally diverse and cosmopolitan England, IJahman's music defies boundries and narrow definitions. Bypassing marketing gimmicks and musical cliches, IJahman's music touches the feelings of spirituality, love and humanity that unite all true music lovers. (source)

Warm-up & afterbounce door Jah Shakespear & Lioness Rebelation.
Roots reggae & world music!

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vr 10/02 Hotel Jamaica

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK €10.5
  • KASSA €13

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Hotel Jamaica
It's Hot, it's Hotter...
It's Hotel Jamaica!


Live on stage: Baby Cham (JAM). Deze grammy nominated rising star liet menige mond openvallen met zijn bumpin' singles Ghetto Story en Vitamin S. Getekend bij Atlantic Records en beschouwd als de nieuwe Sean Paul. Sloot deals met Foxy Brown, Akon, Keke Palmer, Junior Reid, Carl Thomas en zo voort. Cheers Cham, you're da' man!

Dynamq Sounds Intl (SUD):
Startte in 2000 maar hun officiële kick off was in 2006. Dynamq Sounds Intl won in 2011 de Gulf War Sound Clash in Houston, TX. Van Kenya tot Canada toerden ze de wereld rond, nu zetten ze voet aan wal op de Petrolgrond!

Warrior Sound (GER): Wees ready steady voor deze Duitse soundsystem!
Lots of reggaebeats coming for ya!

De ongekroonde kings & queens van de roodgoudgroene dancehall en ragga Civalizee bekoren je weer met hun royal sounds.

Live: Original Uman - Uman stelt live zijn nieuw album Umanity voor. You're getting spoiled!

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vr 03/02 Turbulence, Black Prophet, Civalizee, Iri ...

  • Deuren 22u
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  • KASSA €20

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Turbulence, Black Prophet, Civalizee, Irie Nation, Pirates Crew, Chuck.D Movement
Turbulence (JAM) Deze sing-jay raast als een tropische storm door reggaeland en staat voor een rauwere reggaesound waarin (roots)reggae en dancehall vermengd worden met r&b en hiphop. Hij werkte al samen met artiesten als Sizzla, Sly & Robbie, Luciano en Prince Malachi, deed het voorprogramma van Lauryn Hill en speelde in maart 2011 nog een stevige show in Gent. Turbulence heeft in 10 jaar tijd 10 albums en meer dan 100 singles/ep's uitgebracht, waaronder het (bekendste) album Different Thing.
Quote: "I am a musician, so I am the voice of the people!"


Black Prophet (Ghana) Deze gifted black star predikt over unieke, harmonieuze reggaebeats met een glamoureuze Afrikaanse kadans. In 2010 won hij de Benelux Reggae Contest en recent verscheen zijn album Tribulations. Hij deelde het podium met vele internationale performers: Rita Marley, Pliers, Don Carlos, Yellowman, Blondy, Buju Banton & Dean Fraser. Reggae is living in him and he's living reggae. Haile-lu-jah!

Plus: support show van Chantelle Ernandez (Jam): Chantelle deed studio- en livebackings voor Gregory Isaac, Mickey Dread, Ernie Smith, Prezident Brown, Max Romeo, Norris Man, Jah Mason, Mr. Vegas, Fantan Mojah, Perfect, Lutan Fyah, Anthony Cruz, Chuck Fenda, Natty King, Lymie Murray, Chrisinti, Lenn Hammond, Wailers en vele anderen. Chantelle werkt nu aan haar solocarrière en komt in Petrol een voorproefje afgeven van haar eigen werk. Lady singer!

Warm-up & afterbounce met de Beljam Big Sounds: Civalizee, Irie Nation & Pirates Crew. Support by Chuck.D Movement Sound (Hol).

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concert starts at 11pm
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vr 16/12 Hotel Jamaica - Donkey Punch: J Boog, Wyc ...

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK €10.5
  • KASSA €13

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Hotel Jamaica - Donkey Punch: J Boog, Wyclef's Refugee All Star Sound, Sleemo, ...
Een nieuwe nacht in Hotel Jamaica...

Fire, dancehall & reggaevibes in de Hotel Jamaica Room.
Dubstep & drum'n'bass in de Donkey Punch Room!

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HOTEL JAMAICA ROOM
Live on stage: J Boog (USA). J Boog scheert dezer dagen hoge toppen en is niet uit de hitlijsten weg te branden, met hits als Love Season, Sunshine Girl en - een van de grootste hits van 2011 - Let's Do It Again J Boog is momenteel bezig aan zijn Europese tour die overal lovende kritieken krijgt en ongetwijfeld vele Belgische hartjes zal winnen. Nice to know ya! (J Boog vervangt Mr Lexx die zijn tour moet annuleren na het scheuren van zijn ligamenten. Get well soon Lexx!)
Refugee All Star Sound (USA) inspired & initiated by Wyclef Jean, conducted by Sean -out of order- Madhouse. Ready or not: dubplate alert! De meest exclusieve dubplates ter wereld dankzij de ontelbare connecties van Wyclef. Kenny Rogers, Tom Jones, Whitney Houston en Michael Jackson: ze zitten allemaal in hun dubbox!
Civalizee: inspirators & initiators van alle Hotel Jamaica's. Show respect by having a party with the Royal Sound! Buda, Flex en Jess maken podia onveilig van Kontich tot in Kingston en van Helsinki tot in Herentals. De ongekroonde kings en queen van de dancehall wonnen niet alleen verschillende internationale soundclashes, ook in een jugglin' dance bewijzen ze al meer dan tien jaar dat België in de soundsystemscene tot de absolute top hoort.
Civalizee brengt deze keer D Masta mee. Rocking da spot! Warm-up by Chuman Sound, winnaars van de Hotel Jamaica contest.

Jamaican Food by 'run mi dung kitchen'


DONKEY PUNCH ROOM
Drum'n'bass, big bass, jungle & dub alert!
Hosted by MC V aka Vendetta (Stealth Bombers). D&B Arena's Best Newcomer MC 2011!

Athys & Duster: deze energiepillen bundelen hun krachten in de studio en achter draaitafels en dat mondt uit in een stormachtige en onaards goeie sound! Een release op Titanrecords, een optreden op DnB Arena TV, een plaatsje op de compilatie van die laatste én de Drum&Bass Arena award: niet slecht voor 2 mannen uit (de buurt van) Antwerpen. Belgian drum'n'bass stepping up! De kanjer Barfight breekt nog steeds potten: een lekkere brok grimey, dark, uptempo, old school & ravey bass music.
Meer bass & beats worden geleverd door Sleemo (dubstep from Walliforia, Belgique), Kambo Don (jungle alter ego van Raggamuffin Whiteman) , en DJ MadMax.
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za 10/12 Turntable Dubbers, Nguzunguzu, SoulForce, ...

  • Deuren 23u
  • VVK €8
  • KASSA €10

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Turntable Dubbers, Nguzunguzu, SoulForce, Sebski, Nadiem Shah
Sunshine vibration with no limitation!

Reggae, moombahton, hiphop, dubstep, mash-up, d'n'b, tropical beats, UK Funky en house!

Nguzunguzu (USA) Duo uit LA, homies uit de posse van Kingdom. Bass! Warped r&b! Dubstep! Tropical bass, B-More & grime! Gekend van de Moments in Love mixtape en global beathunters all the way.

SoulForce (G) Het oppersoundsystem van Duitsland. Zijn remixes, mash-ups en mixtapes zijn bijzonder populair in de Europese reggaecommunity. SoulForce remixte en/of producete voor artiesten als Gentleman, Tippa Irie, Sizzla, TOK en Defari.

Nadiem Shah Was muzieksamensteller bij Stubru, compileerde zowat alle De Maxx CD's en is samen met Gerrit K de beatleverancier van Trash Radio. Speelde eerder al op Pukkelpop, Dour, Laundry Day, Maxximum, Lokerse Feesten en ga zo maar door. Want Nadiem gaat ook door!

Seb Skalski aka Sebski (Pol) Van het warmste wat de Poolse muziek te bieden heeft. Vorig jaar al te gast op 10 Years Turntable Dubbers en een jaar na datum opnieuw van de partij, klaar voor een freestyle set vol hiphop, funk en reggae mash-ups.

Turntable Dubbers Als iemand de zon uit de speakers kan laten schijnen, dan zijn dat de Turntable Dubbers. Party verzekerd! Zelfgemaakte mash-ups en remixes, klassieke reggae riddims, anthems, balkan- & latinobeats en floorfillers uit hiphop, d&b en dubstep. Booya!

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za 08/10 Don Carlos and his Dub Vision band

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK €16
  • KASSA €20

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Don Carlos and his Dub Vision band
Don Carlos (Jam) live!

De oprichter en voormalig lid van rootshelden Black Uhuru komt met zijn Dub Vision band naar Petrol om Antwerpen in hogere reggaesferen te brengen, gewapend met 12 solo-albums, zijn Black Uhuru catalogus en een kleine 40 (!) jaar live-ervaring. Guess who's coming to dinner...

Soundsystem: Bad 2di Bone

Stagetime: 23h!

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za 01/10 Hotel Jamaica with Ziggi Recado, Poison D ...

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK €10.5
  • KASSA €13

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Hotel Jamaica with Ziggi Recado, Poison Dart, Collieman   Asham Band, Reality Souljah's...
Another smashing edition, with a Hotel Jamaica Room (Dancehall & Reggae) and a One Drop Club (Roots, Dub & UK steppers)


HOTEL JAMAICA ROOM:
DANCEHALL / REGGAE


ZIGGI RECADO (NL) Live on stage.
Blaze It!
COLLIEMAN FT ASHAM BAND Live. Releaseconcert The Same Blood album
POISON DART (USA)
CIVALIZEE Hotel Jamaica Receptionists


ONE DROP CLUB: ROOTS / DUB / UK STEPPERS

REALITY SOULJAH'S SOUNDYSTEM (UK) Big bad dub'n'roots
CRUCIAL P

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wo 29/06 Barrington Levy

  • Deuren 20u
  • VVK €21
  • KASSA €25

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Barrington Levy
Barrington Levy's allereerste zaal/club concert in België ooit!

Jamaica's # 1 singer, Mellow Canary, Murderer, Broader Than Broadway! Barrington Levy & full live band.

Soundsystem: Mystic Breeze Collective (1st Beljam Cup Clash winners)

Stagetime: 21u


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wo 25/05 Groundation - A tribute to Bob Marley

  • Deuren 20u
  • VVK €23
  • KASSA €27

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Groundation - A tribute to Bob Marley
Groundation (USA) speelt 'a tribute to Bob Marley', precies 30 jaar na de dood van De Leeuw. Een show waarmee Groundation doorheen Europa toert en halt houdt in Petrol.

Support acts: Volt Selector (Positive Dub Action, Dour), het upcoming Brusselse urban reggaetalent Maëlan en Selva.

Soundsystem: Irie Nation & Zion Lions.

Stagetime Groundation: 22u




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vr 20/05 Hotel Jamaica & Donkey Punch with Macka B ...

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK €10,5
  • KASSA €13

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Hotel Jamaica & Donkey Punch with Macka B, Bass Odyssey and More
HOTEL JAMAICA room: fire & vibes

Macka B (UK, live)
Bass Odyssey (Jam)
Dub Taylor (Ger)
Civalizee

DONKEY PUNCH room: mashed up bass beats

Murdock
Turntable Dubbers
Beatgrinders
I - Nuke
Phanta vs Uncle Desiré





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zo 17/04 Alborosie, Rebelation Sound

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €21
  • KASSA €25

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Alborosie, Rebelation Sound
Pupa Albo, Alborosie!

De Italiaans-Jamaicaanse
multi-instrumentalist komt met zijn sterke liveshow (en zijn hits Rastafari Anthem, Kingston Town en Call Up Jah) naar Petrol. Backing-band is Alborosies vaste Shengen Clan.

Warm-up & afterbounce: Rebelation Sound!


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vr 18/02 Hotel Jamaica & Donkey Punch: UK edition

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK €10,5
  • KASSA €13

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Hotel Jamaica & Donkey Punch: UK edition
Hotel Jamaica & Donkey Punch: The UK - Union Jack Edition

Een avond vol reggae, dance hall, drum and bass en dubstep. Met in de Jamaican Room de legendarische Britse dancehall- en reggae DJ David Rodigan. De Londonse General Levy komt de Hotel Jamaica room flink op temperatuur brengen met zijn set waarin grote hits als Champagne Body, Next Dimension en Incredible niet mogen ontbreken. Ook België is goed vertegenwoordigd door Hotel Jamaica residents Civalizee en straight outta Kontich City: Young Gun Superior.


De Horny Room verandert weer in de Donkey Punch room. Met niemand minder dan een van de bekendste MC's uit de grime scene: D Double E. En of het nu dubstep, drum 'n bass of hip-hop is: de ronkende bassen worden genadeloos aan elkaar gemixt door Epic Fail, Sleemo en Point.Blank.

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vr 10/12 Hotel Jamaica & Donkey Punch

  • Deuren 22u
  • VVK geen voorverkoop
  • KASSA €10

Hotel Jamaica & Donkey Punch
Fire & vibes in de Hotel Jamaica Main Room, bass (dnb & dubstep) in de Donkey Punch Horny Room.

HOTEL JAMAICA (Main Room)
Na het verjaardagsfeest van Civalizee, met een volle en uitgelaten Petrol, is Hotel Jamaica terug!
Live on stage (for the 1st time in Belgium): Romain Virgo from Jamaica: this young singer is dominating the dancehall with tons of uplifting hits like Who Feels It Know It, Love Doctor, Cyaan Sleep, I Wanna Go Home and so much more. His voice is a sensation: no autotune needed here! Jamrock Sound with dj Waxfiend & The Crew are guests from Holland, dj Babybang and Hotel Jamaica residents Civalizee Foundation (full crew) are hosting!

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DONKEY PUNCH (Horny Room)
Now this one is gonna be very special... one of Belgium's drum'n'bass leaders Murdock will be hijacking the Donkey Punch Room and transform it inna heavy bass hell, celebrating the release of his second Jungle Fever MixCD compilation! Murdock invites some of the freshest bass talents around for this night: Chrispy (UK, Stupid Fly/ 2 Much Bass), Dubba Jonny (live dubstep from the UK, Tongueflap records), Atmospherix (IM:LTD, Rubik, Radar), Epic Fail (Cafe Capital, Donkey Punch) and Phanta.





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vr 26/11 BIG BELJAM BENEFIT FOR JAMAICA

  • Deuren 20u30
  • VVK €10
  • KASSA €13

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BIG BELJAM BENEFIT FOR JAMAICA
Benefiet ten voordele van helpjamaica.org, een project dat voorziet in de bouw en het onderhoud van scholen en bilbiotheken in de buitenwijken van Kingston. Deze Duitse NGO werd opgestart door enkele soundboys en kent in Duitsland al heel wat succes en erkenning voor wat ze in Jamaica doen. Nu beginnen ook in andere Europese landen soundsystems en reggaefans benefiets op te zetten voor dit project. Reggae.be neemt hiervoor het voortouw in België en zet in één keer een waslijst van Belgische artiesten neer in Petrol, uit alle kanten van het land, uit alle verschillende subgenres! Een veelvoud van het aantal bevestigde artiesten stelde zich kandidaat, waarvoor dank, maar dit is het uiteindelijk geworden! De artiesten komen allemaal gratis, op hun vervoersonkosten na, en alle opbrengsten gaan volledig naar het project in Kingston. Beljam unites for Jamaica!

De -niet te missen- live acts beginnen om 21u30, met als eerste groep Asham band: zij zijn backing band voor King Johnny, Jagan, Onesty, De Rupelsoldaten, Uman en Coco Jr! Come early ;-)

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za 06/11 ISRAEL VIBRATION, TLP, Turntable Dubbers

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €20
  • KASSA €25

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ISRAEL VIBRATION, TLP, Turntable Dubbers
Israel Vibration: rootsreggae op z'n best door een groep die kan buigen op een jarenlange live ervaring én een resem hits, waarvan The Same Song ongetwijfeld het grootste anthem is. Jaren geleden overwonnen de groepsleden vooroordelen, armoede en ziekte. Ze werden in dezelfde poliokliniek behandeld en botsten jaren daarna terug op elkaar in Kingston. Alledrie waren ze ondertussen overtuigd rastafari met een grote liefde voor muziek. 6 jaar lang traden ze op in de straten van Kingston in ruil voor voedsel en onderdak. Tot ze ontdekt werden en het tot absolute grootheden schopten in de roots reggae. Met hun inspirerende teksten verkondigen ze overal ter wereld hun boodschap vol peace, love and harmony, verpakt in hemelse en melodieuze laid back rootsreggae.

Soundsytem: Lioness Rebelation
Afterparty met TLP en Turntable Dubbers: urban roots sound!

Concert at 22h sharp!

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vr 15/10 Civalizee birthday bash: Hotel Jamaica XXL

  • Deuren 21u00
  • VVK €15
  • KASSA €18

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Civalizee birthday bash: Hotel Jamaica XXL
10 jaar Civalizee, dat dient gevierd! Een pak reggae/dancehall/dub-liefhebbend volk is uitgenodigd om mee te vieren. Resultaat: een smoker van een line-up, verdeeld over twee rooms. It's gonna be HOT!

Reggae en Dancehall in de HOTEL JAMAICA ROOM, die gehost wordt door Original Uman, lid van het hip-hopcollectief De Puta Madre en ook solo aan de slag. Uit New York komt Massive B Soundsystem over, de mannen van Komposti Sound representen Finland en Singer Dynamq vertegenwoordigt Afrika! En uiteraard tekenen Uphill, High Grade Sound en Scale ook present om de verjaardag van hun brothers Civalizee te vieren. Plus: exclusief en voor de eerste maal in België: dancehal ster Mad Cobra!

De Petrol Horny Bar wordt voor één avond de Donkey Punch Room. Alles wat nog maar in de buurt komt van dubstep, drum 'n bass, hip-hop etc. gaat zonder verpinken de wheels of steel op. Kastor & Dice, Murdock, Dj Sake, Baby Bang, Turntable Dubbers, Phanta en TLP! Een smoker van een line-up, zeiden we dat al?

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za 03/07 Midnite, Jah Shakespear, Far West Crew

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €16
  • KASSA €20

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Midnite, Jah Shakespear, Far West Crew
De What Makes A King tournee van Midnite houdt halt in Petrol: rootsreggae!!


De groepscatalogus van Midnite telt intussen een 40-tal albums en de band bouwde een stevige livereputatie op met concerten die soms tot drie uur lang duren en die achteraf als bijzonder mystiek, intrigerend en harmonieus worden beschreven. Lees hier het verslag van een concert dat ze in augustus 2008 speelden in Nederland.

Selectahs voor en na de show zijn Jah Shakespear en de Far West Crew.

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za 27/03 Junior Kelly, Warrior King & Firehouse

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €20
  • KASSA €25

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Junior Kelly, Warrior King & Firehouse
Junior Kelly, die internationaal doorbrak in 2000 met Love So Nice, speelt op zaterdag 27 maart in Petrol. De vrome rasta met menslievende en sociaalvoelende lyrics speelt op deze reggae-avond samen met Warrior King en Firehouse: moderne roots die conscious lyrics combineert met dancehall-thematiek en lover's rock.

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vr 26/02 Eek A Mouse, Civalizee Foundation, Giraff ...

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €20
  • KASSA €25

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Eek A Mouse, Civalizee Foundation, Giraffe Sound
Hoog bezoek uit Jamaïca op 26 februari. Letterlijk. De boomlange Eek A Mouse komt dan van je biddy biddy beng spelen in Petrol. De uitvinder van het singjaying staat intussen dertig jaar op de planken én nog steeds garant voor een one love positive vibes reggaeshow. De Antwerpse battle-soundsystem Civalizee Foundation (officieus wereldkampioen reggaebattle 2008) komt met dubplates, riddims en rhymes.

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za 13/02 Postman, Pretty Lights, Turntable Dubbers ...

  • Deuren 21u
  • VVK €10
  • KASSA €13

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Postman, Pretty Lights, Turntable Dubbers, Lefto
Rond Postman is het even stil geweest (al hielp hij Anouk aan haar grootste hit in jaren met Good God) maar nu is er een Lifetime Achievement State Award voor zijn bijdrage aan de Nederlandse hiphop, een nieuw album "Postman" (met muzikanten van oa Lauryn Hill, The Roots en Beyoncé) en een nieuwe tournee. Postmans verhuis naar Brooklyn, New York verrijkte zijn sound tot modern hip hop, vintage soul en pure reggae met r&b- en blues-invloeden.
Het Amerikaanse Pretty Lights collectief heeft na twee full albums (gratis gereleast op het net), zij- en soloprojecten van de groepsleden en succesvolle optredens de States, de weg naar Europa gevonden. Instrumentale electronische partybeats met hiphopfeel, een live drummer en visuals.
Ook dj-sets van Turntable Dubbers en Lefto!
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Michael Rose

Michael Rose
For over 25 years, Michael Rose has been recording and performing his brand of militant, hardcore Jamaican music to the delight of reggae fans around the world. As a solo artist, with Black Uhuru, and back as a solo artist, the "Ruff" Rose has achieved great success throughout his career, even as different Jamaican musical styles have phased in and out of popularity.

Perhaps the highest profile recognition came in 1984, when Michael Rose and the other Black Uhuru members (Duckie Simpson, Puma Jones, Sly Dunbar, and Robbie Shakespeare) won reggae's first Grammy award for the album, Anthem. But the story doesn't begin with Black Uhuru. In 1976, Michael Rose was already a seasoned performer, having honed his skills by performing on Jamaica's hotel circuit. When an early incarnation of Black Uhuru (Ducky Simpson and Errol Nelson) approached Michael to join the group, he already had several solo singles to his credit. These include the original "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner" and "Clap the Barber," both recorded for producer Niney The Observer, and "Running Around" for Winston Campbell.

Black Uhuru's first full length was released in 1977 and called Love Crisis. It was produced by King Jammy (then Prince Jammy), and the big hit of the album was "I Love King Selassie." But it was not until the Showcase album was released in 1980 - with a new lineup of Michael Rose, Duckie Simpson, and Puma Jones - that Black Uhuru reached their creative peak. Heartbeat reissued the set on CD (Guess Who's Coming To Dinner, HB 18), which includes the massive 12" singles "Shine Eye Gal," "General Penitentiary," "Plastic Smile," and of course, "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner." At the forefront of the recordings and live shows was the charismatic Michael Rose, who had incredible stage presence and a vocal style all his own. So popular was his trademark sound that singers like Don Carlos, Junior Reid, Yami Bolo, and others embraced it as the "Waterhouse" sound.

With lead singer Michael Rose seemingly at the top of his game, he parted ways with Black Uhuru, with the intention of redefining his musical direction as a solo artist. In the early 1990s, Michael Rose suddenly appeared on the scene with new material including Jamaican singles produced by Sly & Robbie ("Monkey Business," "Visit Them," "One a We Two a We"), and three albums (Proud, Bonanza, and King of General) released in Japan.

As a solo artist, Michael regularly tours the U.S. and Europe, and has maintained his Jamaican fan base with hit singles on the island and abroad. He is a modern roots singer, and fits perfectly into today's scene. With a glorious past and a wide-open future, Michael Rose is truly a reggae superstar.

Rupelsoldaten

Rupelsoldaten
In 2005 werden de Rupelsoldaten opgeroepen voor een hoger doel.

Het volk bevrijden van crisis en onderdrukking is sindsdien hun missie.
De beste wapens tegen deze donkere krachten blijken opzwepende ritmes en kritische lyrics. Deze met de nodige humor om de moraal van de troepen hoog te houden.

De strijd gaat gepaard met een hevig feest en zo werden reeds vele steden en gehuchten op spectaculaire wijze bevrijd.
Reggae Geel en Mano Mundo waren de meest bloederige veldslagen, die nog lang zullen nazinderen in de geschiedenisboeken, weldra vervoegt Club Petrol zich aan dat lijstje.

De Rupelsoldaten brengen reggae en dancehall met Vlaams-Rupelse Lyrics om het volk in lichterlaaie te zetten.
Nog lang niet uitgevochten, beloven ze het volk het feest dat ze verdienen.

Soldaten, geef acht!!!

Million Stylez

Million Stylez
Kenshin Iryo more known as Million Stylez was born june first 1981 in Stockholm, Sweden. He grew up in a working class part of town called Sollentuna. He was raised by a french mother and a japanese father. He started experimenting with Hip Hop at the young age of nine, recording rap tunes in swedish on his cassette deck player. After a couple of years he started to write lyrics in english but it was not until he turned 18 that he moved on to dancehall and reggae. It was only a natural step for him due to the fact that reggae always been there as he was growing up.
He is one out of few out there that can master so many different styles such as singing, deejaying and rapping. He was self-taught and never had any schooling but he still doesn´t see any musical boundaries.

Stylez was the first non-jamaican that ever had participated in the "Big Break" finals arranged by Irie FM (Jamaicas nr 1 radiostation). It is an annual talent competition for upcoming artists in Jamaica with more than 1200 talented applicants. After live performances in St. Elizabeth, Montego Bay and Kingston, TV and radio-interviews he ended up in a honoreble fourth place.


Million Stylez has now been performing in every continent of the world. It's no wonder he has worked with big stars like Beyoncé, Gentleman, Peetah Morgan (Morgan Heritage), Don Carlos , Loon (Bad Boy), Smif N Wessun, Mr Vegas, Busy Signal, Bunji Garlin and the list goes on and on. In the beginning of his career he also got to be opening act for Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Elephant Man, Ne-Yo, Fabolous, Ryan Leslie among others.

What more is there to say? Million has a million things going on.

East End Rock

East End Rock
Uit Oostende, of wat dacht u, met die naam?

Ze noemen zichzelf de Coastside Reggae Kings, een beetje zoals de spelers van KV Oostende de ongekroonde voetbalkoningen van de Belgische kust zijn. Als organisator is East End Rock een van de drijvende krachten achter de reggaescene in die regio. De sound werd opgericht in 2007 en bracht vibes vanuit de kust tot op Reggae Geel, en nu dus ook in Petrol!

Keytown Sound

Keytown Sound
Keytown Sound is a Reggae Dancehall soundsystem from Leiden (Holland) and formed in the end of 2003. Keytown nowadays consists of 2 members: Ard aka Martial, the sound's MC, & selecta/operator Leon.

Keytown is the nickname for the beautiful old city of Leiden, wich locates between Amsterdam and Rotterdam in Holland. The Key part comes from the citylogo wich shows a lion holding a sword and a shield with 2 crossed keys on it, the keys signafy the openers of the kingdom of heaven.

Before Keytown was born, Ard first formed Ruff-E-Nuff Soundsystem with Keytown veteran Senior while Leon took his first step in Reggaemusic with One Blood Sound alongside Yabba Youp ( who is now Crucial Warrior Sound). Together with their family and friends Nieke, Yennifer and Marko they started a Reggae Dancehall bashment in Leiden called The Glue Factory in 2003 wich is nowadays wellknown all over Holland and abroad.

The Glue Factory mainly organises dances and concerts with national & international soundsystems and artists in the popvenue of Leiden called LVC. Big sounds like Bass Odyssey, David Rodigan, PowPow, Mighty Crown, Sentinel, Supersonic, Civalizee, Foundation, Herbalize It, United Sounds, Jah Sound International, Demolisha, SoundQuake, Balooba, Pure Love, Crucial Warrior, Sound Armada, Jahva & Apache have already touched the stage, as well as artists like BountyKiller, Junior Kelly, Freddy McGregor, Warrior King, Richie Spice, Maikal X, Turbulence, Stein, Queen Ifrica, Chino, Smiley, Skarra Mucci, Yellowman, Eek-a-Mouse, Dr. Ring Ding, Beef!, Iriginal Abraham, Nes1 & Papa Aya who did a live performance with their band or on soundsystem.

Keytown Sound is The Glue Factory's resident sound, always playing a strong set of Reggae and Dancehall music from old to new and everything inbetween. The rising sound from Holland's nicknames "The Dutch Delight" or "The People's Choice" make clear they always play with positive vibes and full hundred for the massive.

Playing in other venues outside Leiden like Zollamt (Stuttgart, Germany), Wake Up! (Pescara, Italy), Villa Serena (Bologna, Italy), Club Westouter (Belgium), Paradiso, Bitterzoet, Caprice, Ruigoord (Amsterdam), Tivoli (Utrecht), W2 (Den Bosch), Paard van Troje, De Vinger, Syndicaat (The Hague), Willem1, Azucar (Arnhem), De Waerdse Tempel (Heerhugowaard), Patronaat, De Stalker (Haarlem), Exit (Rotterdam) and more keep Keytown hungry like a lion.

Their goals are to keep making Reggae and Dancehallmusic bigger and bigger in hometown Leiden and the whole of Holland, to be a respected sound in the Reggae Dancehall culture plus to keep on playing big tunes and entertaining crowds all over the globe as much as they can!

Leroy Sibbles

Leroy Sibbles
Leroy Sibbles (born January 29, 1949) is a reggae musician from Jamaica. He was the lead singer for The Heptones in the 1960s and 1970s. In addition to his work with The Heptones, Sibbles was a session bassist and arranger at Clement 'Coxsone' Dodd's Jamaica Recording and Publishing Studio and the associated Studio One label during the prolific late 1960s. The Heptones Sibbles and Heptones' co-founders Barry Llewellyn and Earl Morgan met in the mid 1960s, around the time Sibbles' first group auditioned for Duke Reid's Treasure Isle studio.

Bottle Of Moonshine

Bottle Of Moonshine
Bottle of Moonshine has been spreading the ska & rocksteady vibe instrumental style. But nothing like a soulful voice to stir things up... New lead singer Hanne Peetermans gives these ten rudeboys a dash of elegance and adds niceness to their grooves.

The band brings a great new show mixing fresh songs with the toughest ska classics and is aching to get on stage and nice it up!

Mikey G

Mikey G
Mikey G, vroeger actief bij reggae.be en vandaag agent (Asham!) en promotor (Smile!).

Crucial Alphonso

Crucial Alphonso
Roots n Culture dub and steppers music from Antwerp, Beljam

Bangarang Sound Station

Bangarang Sound Station
Bangarang soundstation is founded by two bad DJ's, Jah Mi Gimme & Jah Moes I.
For many years the've played all kinds of music all over the place. Rediscovering their rastaroots, the've realised that the Reggae Sound is the only Sound. In this realisation they found a soulmate in Ras Rox. A soundboy filled with Irie vibes, who has grown out to be the MC of this righteous Sound Station.

Spreading Word, Sound and Power is the mission.
br> Roots, Dub, Dancehall, Ragga, New Roots, Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae

Lion Paw Movement

Lion Paw Movement
Reggae Roots 'n Dub soundsystem from Antwerp.

Atical

Atical
Gepassioneerd door elektronische muziek startte Atical aka Nicolas De Craecker op 14-jarige leeftijd met het mixen van zijn eerste plaatjes. Al snel ontdekte hij de diepere kant van dubstep waarna hij besloot om er zich in te verdiepen: Atical werd geboren! Wat kunnen we van dit opkomend talent verwachten? fluwelen mixes met reggae invloeden en een ongeziene drive achter de draaitafels. Feest verzekerd!

Puppa Mighty's Super Power

Puppa Mighty's Super Power
Puppa Mighty's Super Power: soundsystem! reggae! rocksteady! mento, calypso en ska! Meesterlijk gedirigeerd door niemand minder dan Johnny den Artiest. Want ja, de bezetting van deze nieuwe sound bestaat uit niemand minder dan Johnny Den Artiest (Civalizee Foundation / Kings of Swing) en Jugglin' Jay (Highgrade sound) & Puppa Mighty (Mystic Breeze Collective).

Rass Motivated & The Essence

Rass Motivated & The Essence
"Rass Motivated" is not a new name in the Dutch reggae scene. It's the musical alter ego of 21yr old Rotterdam singer, Sherandell Maynard.

Despite his young age, this artist has been blessed to have shared the stage with the cream of the crop of the reggae and dancehall world. He has been a "support act" for Damian Marley & Nas, Sizzla Kalonji, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Mr. Vegas, just to name a few and has performed in venues such as Heineken music hall, de Melkweg, the famous club 'Paradiso' Amsterdam and the legendary 'Ahoy hall ' in Rotterdam.


In 2010 he joined Dutch Dancehall sensation Kalibwoy, as he won the prestigious "Grote Prijs van Nederland"(Grand prize of Holland).
On September 11th of 2011, he released his first EP; "First Light " which he presented to a full house of music lovers in De Nieuwe Oogst, Rotterdam. This EP got raving reviews, sold out in no time and has since become a true collectors item. On this EP one can find seven fantastic songs, song that speak of hope, love and positivity like; "As the Sun", to the beautiful "Essence of life", which is an ode to strong women all over the world, to songs that deal with topics like the fragility of human beings in the song "I'm death"(video shot in Surinam)... "Rass Motivated" doesn't shy away from any topics and confronts the listener "head on".


In December of that same year, Rass Motivated continuous his winning streak and surprises both friend and foe as he makes yet another grand step in his young career and wins one of Holland's most lucrative awards: the VSB Music Matters award. This award also grants him the title of: Rotterdam music ambassador of 2012.There truly is no stopping his "Motivated Movements". Together with his live band "The Essence", Rass takes it to the next level as they dazzle crowds at festivals such as: Art Rocks, the Vlaardingenfestival and the very well known Dunya festival.


With loads of written press, Radio interviews and performances for Radio 6, Virus radio 4( classical radio) and RTVRijnmond, as well as regional & national tv coverage, his star continuous to rise.


When he is not performing or giving master classes to talented Rotterdam youths, Rass Motivated can be found in the studio, where he is currently recording his first studio album.
With this album, to be released in the fall of 2012, he will prove once again that he here to stay..


"This world we live in is not easy on our young people", he often sighs. "My goal is to make young people realize, that there is no such thing as easy money and fame without paying a high prize and that if you work hard and set goals for yourself, then your reward at the end will be truly sweet"!
"I want to set a positive example, inspire young people and make music that will change the world"!


Yes Rass Motivated is definitely on his way and something tells me, that his best is yet to come....

Tony Nephtali & Band

Tony Nephtali & Band
Après des concerts en live un peu partout notamment au Luxembourg, Italie et Belgique ou sur les premières parties de Alborosie, Mighty Diamonds, Linval Thompson, Nuttea, Neg' Marrons, Queen Omega, Macka B, Lorenzo, Tairo... Le groupe fort de ces expériences, prévoit un retour aux sources pour présenter son premier album intitulé "Croisades". Ses textes engagés sur des rythmiques envoûtantes, sont une invitation à se rassembler dans le but de construire ensemble un avenir meilleur. Tony Nephtali, profondément inspiré par la spiritualité Rastafari part en Croisades afin de conquérir le c%u0153ur des auditeurs à travers l'Europe et le reste du monde.

Iron Ites

Iron Ites
Iron Ites was founded in 2010. Most of the musicians used to play together in several projects such as The Mighty Pirates, Zionyouth, Bottle of Moonshine, ...
And a new formation came up, known as Iron Ites

Iron means that we must stay firm and strong through this fight against babylon. In that sense we shall never give up that fight!
Ites means we have to think as one, share thoughs and try to live in unification. Because togetherness is succes and separation is devastation.

Yellowman

Yellowman
Yellowman (Jam) gained wide popularity in the dancehall reggae scene of the 1980s. He brought a salacious, controversial element to his lyrics, and this overtly sexual type of wordplay became known in the reggae music world as "slackness"

Jonas Lion

Jonas Lion
I'm Jonas Lion (like on my passport / pronounced the french way). I've been DJing for a few years now but only started outing myself as one recently. Variation and smooth combination between dubstep, house, techno, garage, hip-hop and reggae is rather my habit than the exception.

Now I'm part of the Level.01 crew, a new party concept and record label seeking to push new future bass music.

Some of my previous gigs: Berlin, Vienna, Helsinki, Amsterdam, London, Tomorrowland, etc.

Thank you all for the support so far, I can't be grateful enough.

Rohan Lee

Rohan Lee
Rohan Lee is een Rasta uit Rockfort, Easy Kingston. Eén van de geboorteplaatsen van reggae. Eén van de meest authentieke & originele roots singer-songwriter en instrumentalist van zijn tijd.

Zijn eerste plaat 'For The Poor' (1999) met een heel sterk organisch groepsgeluid was een opmerkelijke tour de force, die geweldig goed ontvangen werd bij pers en radio. De plaat stuurde hem richting podia van belangrijke festivals als Open Tropen (Turnhout) en Reggae Sundance (Eindhoven) en zorgde voor naamsbekendheid in Duitsland en Frankrijk. Zowat iedereen vergeleek Rohan Lee met Bob Marley.

Dub Pistols Soundsystem

Dub Pistols Soundsystem
Barry Ashworth is the head honcho of Dub Pistols and the main driving force behind the act, but that's not all he is capable of. Barry DJs out solo all around the world as well as playing host to Dub Pistols Sound System LIVE featuring vocalists Rodney P and MC Sir Real.

Spider

Spider
Supersonic was founded in the summer of 1998 in Berlin, Germany, when Panza (Selector) recorded his first set of mix tapes. He soon started selecting on his own playing a few clubs in Berlin. Spider (MC) joined the sound in 1999 and after a brief period the two became a well known tag team travelling all over the country. In 1999 Uzzla joined the two and became an important addition to the crew. In 2005 Danny Fyah left his own Firesound and joined Supersonic in addition to Spider on the mic. Then in 2006 the "Remix-Don" Jr. Blender joined the sound and added his skills as a selector and producer. Supersonic did win several clashes over the years, the most important ones beeing "Kill Or Be Killed" 2001, "Riddim Clash" 2004, "War In The East" 2007, 2009 & 2010 and "Global Clash 2009" in Brooklyn, New York

Bunji Garlin

Bunji Garlin
Bunji Garlin is the modern-day "Midnight Robber": a talented Trinidadian artist, whose influences and ambitions extend across the Caribbean and beyond, Bunji has become the people's champion. Men respect and admire him, ladies lust after him, the youths idolise him and the kids most definitely love him. Neither Carnival fete nor dancehall bashment can stand still in his presence. He is the ultimate performer; the lyrical master, who addresses his loyal supporters and dwindling critics alike with an incomparable lustre and poise on stage.

Jstar

Jstar
Jstar is een DJ die goed weet om te gaan met verschillende genres en het publiek. Bereid je voor op Drum 'n Bass, Dancehall, Moombahton, Dubstep, Reggae , 60's R&B en nog veel meer.

Chantelle Ernandez

Chantelle Ernandez
Chantelle is seeking to win over Jamaican and International Reggae fans with her soulful spunk, sweet vocals and exciting new sound. Born Chantelle Vanessa Ernandez in Kingston, Jamaica, this songbird grew up mastering the full range of the performing arts: singing, dancing and acting, both in school and church youth groups. She taught herself the basics of piano playing at age 6, began her formal training in classical piano at age 8 at the Minott-DaCosta Studios in Kingston 19; today she is an accomplished level 6 classical pianist.

During her first year at the Convent of Mercy Alpha Academy, she along with four classmates formed a Gospel group. This trend continued at the Holy Childhood high School for girls where she spent the rest of her high school years. In her third year, not only was she the lead singer for the choir, but she was also the main lead singer and very vital part of a then popular school-song group called "Essence".

1999 was the turning point in Chantelle's professional career. In March of that year the group began cutting demos at the Grafton Music Complex owned by renowned Jamaican music producer Mickey Bennett; however the group separated a few months after, but this did not break her spirit. In the summer of 1999 she met and began recording for Gumption Productions owned by the leading members of Jamaica's International Reggae Band "Gumption" and while working with them, met Michael Fletcher (independent producer and band leader for International Reggae Idol "Shaggy"). At age 16, she recorded her first solo "Something Inside My Heart" for Mr. Fletcher. Since then she's sung harmonies for a wide range of known Jamaican Reggae acts. Her work includes Gregory Isaac's 2004 album, Mickey Dread's 2006 album and she also recorded harmonies, toured and performed with the likes of Ernie Smith, Prezident Brown, Max Romeo, Norris Man, Jah Mason, Mr. Vegas, Fantan Mojah, Perfect, Lutan Fyah, Anthony Cruz, Chuck Fenda, Natty King, Lymie Murray, Chrisinti, Lenn Hammond and Courtney John (formerly "Yogie"), just to name a few. Chantelle toured North and South America with the internationally known "Wailers" (formerly Bob Marley and The Wailers) and left the band to focus on her own career.

After much growth and maturity in the business, She is concentrating her energies on her solo material. Over the span of her career she has delivered songs played on the Jamaican and South American airwaves such as, 'Baila', title track for the Baila Riddim; 'Tell Me Why', duet with Bunny Rugs of International Reggae Band Third World (a Sly & Robbie production); 'Spend More Time' ,duet with veteran Jamaican DJ Daddy Lizard; 'Break Up To Make Up', duet with Anthony Q and most recently 'Dreaming', duet with veteran Reggae Singer Tristan Palmer.

Chantelle worked under the guidance of Mr. Toots Hibbert of Toots and The Maytals, whom she met in October 2006 through Nigel Burrell and Henry Lewis of Anchor Recording Studio. She sang harmonies for his 2007-2008 album and even co-wrote with him. In November 2006, she began working on her debut album under his direction and production, along with Nigel Burrell and Michael Fletcher. That album has not been released to date and though Chantelle is disappointed, she continues to work diligently to ensure her success in music. Currently, Chantelle is a member of the Taxi/Sony Music quad group, UNITZZ, under the direction and production of Reggae Powerhouse Duo Sly & Robbie along with their partner Kaz Asonuma. The group's first album "J-Paradise" was released in March 2009 and went straight to number 1 on the Japanese Reggae charts. The album also made it to round one of the Grammy nominations, but was moved from the Reggae category and placed in the category of Best Pop Vocal. UNITZZ subsequently released their second album in March 2010 and it is also doing well on the Japanese charts.

Currently Chantelle Ernandez is under the management of Chester Campbell (Grind Management LLC, Florida), the production and musical direction of Curtis Lynch (Necessary Mayhem, London), musical direction of Michael Fletcher (The Tantrum Band), production and booking of Marcus Sanchez La-Fuente and Genis Trani (Reggaeland Barcelona), as well as the booking and PR Management of Jacqui Clarke (Boss Lady International, London and Gambia) and is currently looking forward to the release of her 5 track EP "My Forever", produced by Curtis Lynch (Necessary Mayhem, London), which will be released on iTunes on January 11, 2011. Also, in the process of completion, are recordings for her upcoming album, also with Curtis Lynch of Necessary Mayhem, "Caution Tape and Stilettos". This album features hard core Reggae riddims from the old school coupled with Chantelle's eclectic and sultry R&B style of delivery, with witty yet relatable lyrics. "My Forever", the first single from the album is currently doing well and is actually a favourite of U.K based radio and sound veteran, David Roddigan.

Besides her upcoming album with Necessary Mayhem, Chantelle recently returned to Jamaica after performing in Spain. While there, she also did some soon to be released recordings with the top Reggae Production and Promotion company, Reggae Land, based in Barcelona. This vocal power-house recently was well received and loved at every venue she performed at in Spain; such venues included the annual festival in Tarragona (the only female on her night of performance and the only Jamaican female representation in the entire festival) and a Sound Show at the popular Razz Matazz in Barcelona (the only female on the show) and made a memorable performance and great impression on the audience and promoters. Plans are being made now for her return to perform at several venues and festivals throughout Europe. Since arriving home after that tour, Chantelle also saw the release of her R&B Single "No Tomorrow", which is a Denazi Records production from Norman Chambers (son of International Reggae Icon, Jimmy Cliff). This smooth track (which was released on iTunes in December of 2010) features good lyrics and as always, well delivered vocals.

Exceptionally talented with a vocal range comparable to that of Mary J. Blige, this artist is definitely geared towards international stardom. The music world and media are in great anticipation for the breakthrough of Chantelle Ernandez, as it has been predicted by many industry professionals and listeners that this young woman will be the biggest and best International Representation of Jamaican Music and Culture for the decade starting in 2011. Chantelle has several singles and videos set for release early next year; also she is in the process of finalizing plans for live tours for 2011 throughout the U.S.A, Latin-America and Europe.

Chantelle Ernandez is vibrant, fearless and loveable; she consistently lives her personal motto "THE SKY IS NO LIMIT" - she is limitless.

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Charly Black

Charly Black
Charly Black, born Desmond Mendez on April 6, 1980, in Bueno, Trelawny, Jamaica. He attended Rio Bueno Primary and High School.

From as early as age 5 (five) he started singing, winning countless singing competitions thus proving that he will be a great talent in years to come. Before he started singing professionally his first job professionally in the music business was a selector.

Starting out on a sound system in Montego Bay, Jamaica, call "Warlord Int'l" Charly Black then moved on to joined Bass Odyssey Entertainment in 2005 and has proven to be one of the best MC/Selector in the world.

Bass Odyssey was instrumental in the development and grooming of him, he is still one of their MC/Selector to date. He has matured into one of the best entertainers Jamaica has produced, commanding a level of respect and credibility that will make him a strong force to be reckon with on the international stage.

Charly Black stamped an indelible mark on the dancehall scene since his hit single "Nuff Nuff Luv" which was released in 2007 on the Nuff Luv Riddim produced by Mark Bartley of Bass Odyssey Entertainment.

Charly first single "Woman It's You" was recorded in 2004 but his determination kept him in the studios creating irresistible melodic lyrics. He then followed this up in 2005 with "Going To The Party", "Back Shot Time", "Bubble" and "Girl I Love You" in 2008.

2009 he has recorded "Rich This Year" which was a major hit local and international and "Money Dreama" which got heavy airplay.

His thought-provoking, heartfelt lyrics, coupled with his matured, energetic stagemanship makes him one of the most charismatic entertainers around today.

He continued to perform and develop his stage performances while laying the groundwork for his most recent accomplishments. He has performed in New Jersey, New York, Texas, Florida, Boston, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and has shared the stage with many acts which include, Mavado, Bounty Killer, Junior Reid, Vybz Kartel, Tarrus Riley, Turbulance, Assasin, Jose Wales, Munga, Mikeylous and Dadda.

His mission is to spread authentic Jamaican reggae music and keeping the feel of the music alive through his voice.

Baby Cham

Baby Cham
Cham (born Damian Beckett on February 24, 1979) is a Grammy Award-nominated Jamaican recording artist, most well known for his 2006 single "Ghetto Story" from his major label debut album of the same name, a song which led to multiple "story" songs by other artists in a similar vein.[1] He is currently signed to Atlantic Records, and was previously known as Baby Cham, until 2005. He is still called "Baby Cham" by his Jamaican fans and fans from around the world. The Miami New Times referred to Cham's 2000 debut album Wow... The Story as "the most anticipated album in years from any reggae artist," and a Washington Post review of a live Cham concert in 2006 described him as "the man who may be the next Sean Paul -- a dancehall artist who crosses over to the U.S. hip-hop market."[2][3] Throughout his career, Cham has collaborated with many hip-hop and R&B artists such as Foxy Brown, Alicia Keys, Carl Thomas, Shawn Mims, Akon, and T-Pain, Keke Palmer and many others.

Pirates Crew

Pirates Crew
We're a soundsystem based in Ghent City, Belgium. You can hear us every second monday of the month on RADIO PUMPUM www.urgent.fm or tune in 105.3 fm We play the tuffest ska, roots, rub a dub and dancehall. Pirates played on different stages in Beljam and took the sound to Brixton to meet the Hunk Papa Crew (uk). We shared the stage with starz like Tarrus Riley, Duane Stephenson, I-Octane, Fantan Mojah, Perfect, Joseph Cotton, Zion Train, Uman, Armand... and almost ever belgian soundsystem. Pirates set fire in every dancehall!! Nuff love& respect! & link up!

Ijahman Levi

Ijahman Levi
Ijahman Levi was born Trevor Sutherland in Jamaica in 1946 and is a reggae musician. His first album, Haile I Hymn, was released on Island Records in 1978. He became Ijahman Levi after a religious conversion to the Rastafari movement in prison where he was between 1972 and 1974. It and the three following records preached Rastafari movement as well as Twelve Tribes of Israel doctrine.

Beljam Big Sounds

Beljam Big Sounds is collectief van verschillende Belgische soundsystems

Black Prophet

Black Prophet
Black Prophet is a gifted Ghanaian reggae singer. His unique, harmonious reggae beat combined with a glamorous African cadence offers a very distinctive sound to his rhythm. In 2003, Black Prophet made his first tour to Europe, where he played on various festivals in the Netherlands and Belgium. Since then, he has returned to Holland on a regular basis, backed by his Thunder Strike band. As his reputation further grew across continental Europe, he has been constantly invited to play at shows and festivals alike. In 2007, Prophet's 'Doubting me' was named best reggae song of the year at the Ghana national Music Awards. A year later, he headlined the Oland Roots festival in Sweden, where he heralded several songs from his new album 'Legal Stranger.' A very humble artist with a modest upbringing, Prophet is considered Ghana's most prominent international reggae export. Prophet was born in Accra, and at the tender age of seven, he had his first public performance with the Ola Williams band. He released his first album 'Chains' in 1998. Shortly afterwards, he started performing as a solo artist under the name Home Culture. Like many great reggae performers he is deeply committed to his art, and power of spiritual music. "The industry lives in me and I live in it. My music is to educate and elevate people from their slumber." During the 2010 European tour, he will showcase his newest single "Good Feeling" produced by world-renowned producer Dean Fraser during his first visit to Kingston, Jamaica. Prophet has toured extensively across across the world sharing the stage with many international performers including: Rita Marley, Pliers, Don Carlos, Yellowman, Steel Pulse, the late Lucky Dube, Alpha Blondy, Buju Banton & Dean Fraser

Chuman Sound

Chuman Sound
Het Ieperse Chuman Sound won eind 2011 de Hotel Jamaica warm-up contest. Hun stijl wordt gekenmerkt door een eigenwijze mixtape van roots en dancehall. Deze sfeermakers zijn bekend van de Rewind-optredens in Fenix in Brugge. Ze deelden eerder het podium met Mystic Breeze Collective, Black Chiney en Sentinel Sound.

Tarrus Riley

Tarrus Riley
Tarrus Riley's foray into music was inevitable. The talented singer and songwriter was always surrounded by music from an early age. His father is veteran reggae singer Jimmy Riley.
Riley has learnt a lot by merely being in the environment of the music business. He caught on very quickly and made his recording debut as a teenager. "I've always loved music; I used to deejay but everyone used to encourage me to sing. They used to call me "Singy Singy" because I was always singing," Riley commented.
In 2004, Tarrus released his debut album, Challenges. "I was fortunate to have recorded my debut album with an independent label out of Miami".
The secret to his success is quite simple - "when preparation meets opportunity", stated a self-assured Riley. 'I sing for the people - this is the contribution I can make and after I make a song; it isn't even mine anymore; it belongs to the people."
Known for his 'healing' music, Tarrus released his sophomore album Parables in 2006 to widespread acclaim and spawned hit singles - "Stay With You", "Beware", "She's Royal", "Lion Paw", among others. "I worked on Parables with Dean Fraser and I wasn't surprised at the success it has had, but how fast it all happened", Riley reflected.
"I've known Dean a long time and to work with him on something as great and historic as Parables, is an honour", he also said. "Parables was a confidence builder and has set the foundation for everything else that I will bring to my audience".
"I define myself so I make thought-provoking music about Black consciousness and experiences. I want to open people's minds and let them think. My music isn't prejudiced towards colour, class, creed or nationality," he explained passionately.
"I target women and children with my music because slavery tampered with the woman's mind and that's why I wrote She's Royal. She's the head of the household so she has the power to influence the young men and women of tomorrow," Riley added.
Tarrus works with a group of friends on a movement proudly titled BLAKSOIL - Bredren Living According King Selassie-I Overstanding & Iritical Livity. Through this movement, Riley hopes to further target the consciousness of our women and children.
Riley has consistently racked up awards for his work. Among his accolades are Best Singer, Male Vocalist, Cultural Artiste, Song of the Year, and Best Song.
Some of the awards institutions which have rewarded Riley include the Youth View Awards, The Star People's Choice Awards, EME Awards, and the Reggae Academy awards.
Said Riley, 'I have received awards both locally and internationally. But to be honest, the best award I receive consistently is from the people themselves - when I can look in their faces and see the impression my music has made - that is the best award I can ever get'.
Nonetheless, Tarrus is the proud holder of CVM's 15th Anniversary Award, held in February 2009, for the 'Most Admired Song in the Past 15 Years' for the hit, "She's Royal". "That award really means a lot to me because it was chosen by the people in the streets," said Riley.
In 2009 Riley released his third opus Contagious on Cannon Production distributed by VP Records. The album contained the hits Start Anew, Contagious, Good Girl Gone Bad featuring Konshens and Superman, a cover of a Robin Thicke original.
2010 saw the release of the chart topper Protect the People, which scaled several charts in Jamaica and across the Caribbean.
Early 2011 saw the release of the Black History themed Shaka Zulu Pickney which was featured on the Nyabingi rhythm from Bombrush Music. The video for the song which was directed by Storm Saulter was well received upon its release.
His interest in educating the youth about Black History resulted in the Tarrus Riley Freedom Writers Competition, which ran on Jamaica's Irie FM radio station. Riley has performed on several stages around the world. His performances have drawn credible reviews from the media in the Caribbean, North America, the United States and Europe.
Riley's most recent high profile performances include the 2011 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, Reggae Sumfest 2010, Betty Wright and Friends in concert, and the Palmyra Foundation's Fundraising event. Riley is currently working on the release of his fourth studio album, which is expected in 2011.

Tarrus Riley born Omar Riley in Bronx, New York, is a reggae singer and songwriter. His early years were spent in music studios and traveling the world with his dad. He picked up something special along the way. He is a songwriter of uncommon intelligence, breadth with a deft touch. His emotional and spiritual IQ matches his heartfelt sincerity. As a singer, his vocal style is reassuring. It conveys his every mood, concern and context eloquently. His songwriting is bold, yet definitive, passionate and authentic, without being strident or overly militant. Except for the same surname, Tarrus, while clearly not possessing his famous father's voice with its sharp edge, is content musically to create his own legacy.

Riley is the son of veteran singer Jimmy Riley and nurse Lavern Tatham-Riley. He was born in the Bronx and grew up in South Florida. He began his musical career as a deejay working with Busta Rhymes, taking his birth sign as his stage name at his mother's suggestion (the spelling later changed from Taurus to Tarrus), and recorded his first singles for his father's Love & Promotion label. He was guided in his early career by Dean Fraser, who also performs in his band and produces much of Riley's work.

Riley has released three albums, Challenges (2004), Parables (2006), and Contagious (2009). Contagious features guest appearances from Damian Marley, Vybz Kartel, Etana, Konshens, Demarco and Duane Stephenson. His commercial breakthrough came in 2006 with the Parables album and the Jamaican number one single "She's Royal".

Riley was awarded the Reggae Runnins Caribbean Heritage Award at the 2009 HOT 105 FM Caribbean-American Heritage Awards. He was nominated in the Best Reggae category of the 2009 MOBO Awards.

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SoulForce

SoulForce
Coming from a reggae & dancehall background, SOULFORCE is doing SOULFORCE now.
SOULFORCE aka FIZZLE is one of the most innovative and successful german Djs with a style that sounds fresh and unique.
In December 2005 the release of the %u201AREMIX CONFERENCE 1' alongside JR. BLENDER (Champion Sound/Supersonic) marked the beginning of the official SOULFORCE success story. Several tracks of the CD made their way to the german reggae charts and to London's BBC 1Xtra radio station and introduced the fresh sound to the United Kingdom. The RIDDIM magazine titled RC1 as the "best remix CD for the year" and JUICE magazine got it in the 'Top 20 Mixtapes Worldwide' on no.15. Welcome!

From that point SOULFORCE went on to release several mixtapes such as JAY Z @ STUDIO ONE, REMIX CONFERENCE 2 and 3, HECKERT EMPIRE MIXTAPE feat. RONNY TRETMANN, STATE OF MIND 1, ORANGE JUICE BREAKS feat. TIPPA IRIE that all got heavy feedback from all over the world and established SOULFORCE as the No. 1 address for Mixtapes in Germany.

The SOULFORCE Vinyl Label "FIZZLE" is well know for it`s releases in the reggae dancehall scene and remixes like "Dukku Dukku", "When We Kill" or "Good, Better, Best" went to the top spots in reggae charts worldwide.

As a producer / remixer SOULFORCE has worked with Artist such as WARD 21, GENTLEMAN,TIPPA IRIE, TOK, SIZZLA, DEFARI, BLACK MILK, RONNY TRETTMANN, NOSLIW, TERMANOLOGY, RASCO (Cali Agents), JUNIOR CARL (Pow Pow), NINI MARTINI and several other highly vocalists.

D masta

D masta
D-Masta is niet alleen MC bij het Limburgse Silverbullet, ook solo maakt hij het waar in de clubs. La Rocca en Mondial rekent hij tot zijn resident spots. D-masta rocked de spot ... hard !

Refugee All Stars Sound

Refugee All Stars Sound
REFUGEE ALLSTARS
Owned by the international pop artist Wyclef Jean from the world famous Fugees hip hop group, and played by one of the most hype and out of order selectors that you will ever see, Sean Madhouse. REFUGEE ALLSTARS can say to any sound boy or selector "If you play back these Michael Jackson dub plates we will accept defeat".

Wyclef's Refugee Allstar Sound is selected/operated by one of the world's brightest stars and most talented Entertainers/Selecters, Sean "Da Entertainer" Mad House.

Refugee Allstar Sound System has taken on the world of juggling, moving crowds and entertaining the masses with a difference. The difference is the interaction with the audience, which is second to none.

Refugee Allstars have laid down the level for dub plate cutting with their exclusive one away, dub plates from pop icon's like, Michael Jackson, Tom Jones, Whitney Houston and the famous country singer Kenny Rogers.

From the minute Wyclef Jean decided to create a sound system to play the music he loves, he decided the only way to do it is was to create such a talk that people would have to ask "Wow, now that's different!

Bad 2di Bone

Bad 2di Bone
BIO DJ ULTERIOR:
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Dj Ulterior started in 1998 at age 14. In 2003 he joined Beatstreet. He's one of the few dj's who combine Hiphop & RnB with Dancehall & Reggae in a fast and creative way. He brings you the best of both worlds and is known for mixing the best classics with brand new tracks.

He finished second in the category 'Urban Music' at the finals of the 2005 Belgian Di...esel-U-Music Contest. In 2010 Beatstreet participated in the first Belgian Cup Clash and won the 3d place at this championship wich took place at Vooruit, Gent.

Ulterior's & Beatstreet's mixtapes have been succesful from the start. Some of those tapes got as much as 120000 downloads and even got bootlegged and sold on the New York streets.

BIO INCH BY INCH:
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Inch by inch was founded in 2004 by Jebbadizer, Iron G and Detective D. After many years of hardcore jugglin and building up experience in their individual thing the sound got 2 new members, Skinny & Mickey. Nowadays they play new styles from New roots to slackness dancehall. They always bring a show with a very unique style, quality entertainment for all dancehall & reggae addicts and a new fresh sound in Belgium, especially in Leuven city.

In leuven city they have grown through the years, with early concepts like BigTune and Fully Loaded. Nowadays they present you the most wicked parties like RastaRumba & Bad2diBone, wich takes place every tuesday at Apero. These parties are hosted by the "Bad2diBone Radio & Events" organisation wich is a collaboration of Inch By Inch & DJ Ulterior.

In 2011 Inch by Inch is proud to present a brand new member; DJ M.Y.T. Still young but a big talent who will present a new flavour of dancehall in the dj sets. As lovers of all jamaican music, their selection is suitable for all audiences that enjoy the latest in JA music. Their energy and interaction with the crowd makes their shows something to remember. Maybe you'll see them soon at a party near you ...

Reality Souljah's Soundsystem

Reality Souljah's Soundsystem
RealitySoundSystem/RealitySoulJahs...
Voice of the People......
Equality & Justice for All Mankind...
Blessed Love...


Reality Sound System was founded in 1990. Reality SoulJahs in 2005.

Collieman

Collieman
Collieman is a Reggae Singer from Belgium, collaborating with bands such as 'Pura Vida', 'The Mighty Sunscape' and 'Asham Band'.

"Ever since he was a little boy, Collieman (Stefaan Colman) was praised for his unique voice. Experiencing many styles over the years, he got more and more influenced by the conscious teachings of the Rastafarian Movement, until he would become one of Belgium's most promising singers in the reggae genre, playing alongside many artists. After going on a mission to Jamaica with Puraman (PuraVida ft. The Congo's), this young artist has become an even better performer, and so many are getting aware of his lyrical skill and vocal talent"

When Collieman was born, his Mother wished he could grow in a world of peace, love and understanding, and so she raised him to become a rightouess man, and showed him the way to do good and give praise for all what is truly amazing in this world. She teached him to make his own destiny, to be who he wants to be and to be free to make his own decisions.

And so Collieman discovered he received a precious gift from the most High: the talent to sing & chant, the skill to put words into a higher plan and the possibility of playing musical instruments with his whole hearth & soul, so to be able to overcome certain troubles, and as a way to fight against the Belgian Babylon society that he was born in, but didn't want to cope with.

Confident about the mission he had choosen to be his destiny, many soldiers enlisted to be part of the Battle of Battles, the everlasting stride between Good and Evil. They are being referred to as 'Jah Generation', for this generation in this time is preserved to do Jah Works and these works only. They're music has been an inspiration for many people to arise and manifest against the many wrongs in this world.

Along the way, in 2009 he connected with even more kindred spirits, so to form yet another group of enthusiast musicians, by the name of 'Collieman & the Mighty Sunscape'. They're trying to bring down the walls of Babylon with their strong and steady repertoire, wich is a mix of New Roots with influences from many other genres. Their first EP is coming our way soon (E.T.A. november 2010), and will be a musical journey leading you accross the heavy dubs and superior melodies they've created, accompanied by the razor-sharp and keen voicing of Collieman.

In 2009, he also got acquainted with another Rebel warrior. Sailing with his Lost Arc, Puraman has a quest similar to the one of Collieman, so it was only just a matter of time for them to gather, stronger in a collaboration than as individual beings. So it happened that Collieman joined 'PuraVida', a group of conscientious combatants assembled by PuraMan in 2004, and that has been growing in quality & quantity ever since. In 2010, they went to Jamaica to record 'The Congo's', and so 'PuraVidaProductions' has made another step forward to be an esteemed artist alongside the many great Legends.

And so Collieman shall go I-ver forward on the rocky road and sing wherever his word of protest is appreciated, and wherever people lost their hopes in a brighter future, the prospect of a world in which there is no difference between the colour of a man skin no more than the colour of his eyes, and a society in which no group of people can be kept inferior. It is time for rightouesness to exalt the nation, because for he who take without regard is ignorant, and still a part of the problem, not of the solution.

Poison Dart Sound

Poison Dart Sound

Ziggy Recado

Ziggy Recado
With outstanding performances on major European festivals and venues like Roskilde (Denmark), Lowlands (Netherlands), Festineuch (Switserland), Coleur Café (Belgium), Cabaret Sauvage (France) and Super Bock Fest (Portugal), Ziggi proves once again that he is amongst the top European Reggae acts.
After his successful second album "In Transit", and the release of the EP called: "Same Difference Introducing Ziggi Recado" in 2010 it is time for his 3rd album: "ZIGGI RECADO". On this new self titled album Ziggi Recado proves that he is not only an excellent writer and singer, but also an innovative producer with great musical feel.

Growing up on the Caribbean island of St. Eustatius the young Ricardo Blijden was given the nickname Ziggi by his grandparents who raised him. In 2001 Ziggi Recado came to the Netherlands to study. It was in that time when he was introduced to Mr. Rude the owner of an independent label called Rock'N Vibes Entertainment. Not long after their first meeting, chilling out in the studio with friends became a professional music career.

In February of 2006 Ziggi Recado released his debut album "So Much Reasons". With this album Ziggi Recado managed to capture several awards in the Netherlands such as "Best Album", "Best Artist" and "Best Live Act". His track "Blaze it" had a major impact internationally and peaked at the #1 position in the official German reggae charts for weeks.

Ziggi Recado and his Renaissance Band closed off 2007 at a peak by touring as the official support act on what was considered the biggest reggae tour that year, Gentleman's Another Intensity European Tour 2007.

Quote Gentleman: "Ziggi should wear sunglasses because his future is too bright!"

With the cooperation of VP records/Greensleeves since the release of his second album "In Transit", Ziggi Recado wrote history by being the first European artist to work with the biggest reggae label on the planet.

With his new album, Ziggi has taken his music to a next level and shows that he's here to stay.

Mystic Breeze Collective

Mystic Breeze Collective
De eerste winnaars van de Beljam Cup Clash (reggae - ragga - dancehall soundsystem clash).

In 2005 , na samen op te treden, vormen Mighty Nyah, Kinja, Pachapapa en Movhisattva Mystic Breeze Collective. Door de jaren heen was Mystic Breeze Collective verantwoordelijk voor het organiseren van verschillende bashments en concerten in en rond Antwerpen, zoals Haul&Pull Up en Wake The Town.

Barrington Levy

Barrington Levy
Jamaica's # 1 zanger aller tijden, Barrington Levy is een drijvende kracht in de reggae muziek en blijft de eeuwige favoriet van het publiek in Jamaica - en de hele wereld.
Wordt ook wel reggae's 'Mellow Canary' genoemd vanwege zijn sterke en zuivere stijl. Hij staat bekend als de eerste zanger van de dancehall.

Groundation

Groundation
Formed in the fall of 1998 by Harrison Stafford, Marcus Urani, and Ryan Newman, Groundation began on the campus of Sonoma State University's Jazz Program. (Between 1999 and 2001, Harrison Stafford taught the first course on the History of Reggae Music at Sonoma State University.) In 1999, Stafford teamed up with Kris Dilbeck to found Young Tree Records and release Groundation's debut album of the same name.

In 2000 they added to the line up David Chachere, a San Francisco based jazz trumpeter, and Kelsey Howard, a North Bay trombone player. Saxophonist Jason Robinson was a member of the band for a time, and has since gone on to become the head of the jazz program at UC San Diego. Drummer Paul Spina (Les Claypool, Will Bernard's Mother Bug) has been with the group since taking over for James Stafford in December 2001; he left the group in summer 2008. Kim Pommell and Kerry Ann Morgan (both graduates of Kingston's Ashe performing arts school) joined in 2006, and are featured lead vocalists on Groundation's 2009 release Here I Am.

The 9-piece band creates an altogether new Reggae sound, featuring swirling, jazz/funk inspired horns, stout Latin and African based poly-rhythmics, and soulful harmony vocals. Their concerts utilize live improvisation, in classic jazz fashion, and are renowned for their high energy, communion-type atmosphere. Having gained international notoriety for their progressive fusion style, Groundation regularly headlines major international festivals (Nice Jazz Fest, Summerjam, Sunsplash) and play to huge crowds the world over.

RHYTHMANIN'

RHYTHMANIN'
Rhythmanin' is back after the long running monthly nights at Kaaiman. Next to our small editions (big things!!) every 2nd Thursday of each month at Vibes Café It's no surprise we are now throwing a party with the people of Vibes at Petrol club on march 19th, 2011. This will be the first in a series of more.

The Main room will focus on freestyle stuff either it be disco, house, funk, techno, hiphop while room 2 offers you reggae.

The Subtitles

The Subtitles

wahwahsda

wahwahsda
WAHWAHSDA is een verassende combinatie van Reggae en Hiphop. Diepzinnige teksten gebracht met een vleugje humor, afgewisseld met Freestyles. Van rustige nummers om bij weg te dromen tot opzwepende ritmes.

Ontstaan als eenmalig project tussen Spiritually Wally en SPUT, groeide WAHWAHSDA al snel uit tot een volwaardige live band die er telkens in slaagt sfeer te brengen bij jong en oud.
Ze speelden onder andere al als voorprogramma van Kymani Marley (Vooruit, Gent) , Konshens (Spiegeltent, Antwerpen) en werden geselecteerd voor Catch a Mic (Reggae Geel).

De band is momenteel volop bezig met het afronden van hun 2de cd, die in de lente 2011 voorgesteld zal worden. Op deze cd is een nieuwe bezetting te horen; Naast Spiritually Wally (Zang, Gitaar), SPUT (Mc), Dieter (Gitaar), Joeri (Drums) en Marij (Zang) hebben nu ook Benoitte (Zang), Steven (Bas) en Frederik (Toetsenist) de gelederen versterkt.

Kortom een unieke ervaring om naar uit te kijken !

Seb Skalski

Seb Skalski
SEB SKALSKI ( DJ Seb a.k.a Jamajski Spekulant ,Easy Band All Stars, Jazz Engineers , WackyDeep ) one from the mine Polish Dj's and producetns , musician , remikser . Born in in Warsaw .As kid start to play on guitar , keyboards and drums . Soon run his firsts bands and start writing songs in funk, reggae and jazz style.Grow up whit difrent inspirations from many artists like Jimi Hendrix , The Doors, Bob Marley, Eric Clapton, George Clinton , Funkadelic ,Bootsy Colins , Herbie Hancok, Miles Davis,Charlie Parker . He has started mixing records about 1997 directly focused in house music. His very danceable style pleased fans from different genres of dance music. He playing, in the most important clubs around the country. In 1999 relise first debut album of his band Easy Band All Stars * whit pure funk and afro stuff futuring african wokalists and more then 10 polish jazz musicans . In year 2000 was choice as a student for Red Bull Music Academy , and lerning two week of lectures whit famous artist , dj and producents like King Britt , Tom Middleton , Cloud Young , Mad Professor, Peshay and many more. After Seb start co-operating whit warsaw dj 's shop -agency - and net radio call Dysk Sound System . In 2001 he has run radio show "Houserka" in nantional polish cult radiostation called ..Radiostacja... The show was on air on the Saturday night for more then 5 years , and gest artists like Josh Wing , Jim Masters , Luke Slayter, Zion Train , Middle Row Crew , Sebastien Leger , Mouse t , Xpress2 , Phats and Small and many more. As Jamajski Spekulant spinning dub and roots jamajkan reggae records in difrent reggae partys . Apart of dj-ing he is a leader and guitar player in funk combo Easy Band All Stars. He championed yearly Warsaw DJ Competition. His music skills he is using in the studio making funk, house, jazz and reggae inspirited tracks. , author of music for polish movies "dil"2002, comedy "job" 2006 directed by Konrad Niewolski, and producent of two polish hip hop albums - "Autentyk 3" and "Pelson -Sensi ". In 2007 relise new project and album together whit Piotr Zabrodzki , whit smooth and nu jazz style , "JAZZ ENGINEERS" - "first choice " .Co operating whit many difrent polish and international artists like : mc aphex (usa) ,Dragon(fr),mc gee (nl) , Mass Cypher ( Jamajka) ,mc frenchboi (uk) , tony junior b.i.g ( cuba ) , Barry Solone(usa ). His project WackyDeep futuring more underground sounds like deep , techouse , minimal and electro style. He has been lucky to play with the artist such a Ian Pooley, Bob Sinclair, X-Press 2, Roger Sanchez, ATFC, Jay-J, Blake Backster, DJ Disciple ,the Beginerz , Swayzak ,Johny Fiasco, Sebastien Leger , LisaMIllet ,Salome de Bahia ,Azzido da Bass, Artful Dodger and Alliance Ethnik.

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dj Waxfiend Jamrocksound

dj Waxfiend Jamrocksound

Romain Virgo

Romain Virgo
In 2007, Romain Virgo made history as the youngest contestant ever to win Digicel Rising Stars, Jamaica's talent competition, at the age of 17. Virgo was sensational throughout the 2007 competition and outshone his opponents with singing skills that seemed to stretch beyond the talent of a 17 year old.

Now two years later, his career definitely seems to be on the rise. His single Can't Sleep is still climbing up the Jamaican charts and already gained him attention outside Jamaica as well. Love Doctor on the Automatic riddim is already getting loads of airplay as well as his single Wanna Go Home. Romain Virgo manages to build his musical career while still doing a five-year bachelor's degree in performance at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, studying for a major in voice and minor in keyboard. This education assures that Romain's performance will be different from others. It already earned him a performance at Tony Rebel's prestigious Rebel Salute 2009 show earlier this month and performances at the well known dancehall parties in Kingston such at Passa Passa in Tivoli gardens and Weddy Weddy at Stone Love's Headquarters in Kingston.

With hard work, Romain is taking it one step at a time and will be out there and let the people know what he has to offer. Romain has been working with Donovan Germain of Penthouse Music and Dawin Brown of Vikings Sounds.

Supersonic Sound

Supersonic Sound
Supersonic was founded in the summer of 1998 in Berlin, Germany, when Panza (Selector) recorded his first set of mix tapes. He soon started selecting on his own playing a few clubs in Berlin. Spider (MC) joined the sound in 1999 and after a brief period the two became a well known tag team travelling all over the country. In 1999 Uzzla joined the two and became an important addition to the crew. In 2005 Danny Fyah left his own Firesound and joined Supersonic in addition to Spider on the mic. Then in 2006 the "Remix-Don" Jr. Blender joined the sound and added his skills as a selector and producer. Supersonic did win several clashes over the years, the most important ones beeing "Kill Or Be Killed" 2001, "Riddim Clash" 2004, "Global Clash" 2009 and "War In The East" 2007, 2009 and 2010!

Stacious

Stacious
Just when you thought it was safe for the kids! Along comes Stacious spitting lyrics like rounds from an AK 47. This DJ has all the ingredients for success in this primarily male dominated genre and judging from her idols (Lady Saw and Bounty Killa) you get the impression right away what She is all about. A poignant mixture of some of the best qualities that they both offer. Stacious has been much sought after by producers locally and abroad and is currently managed by DocMac entertainment. She has been getting heavy rotation on radio since the release of her debut single "Thug Gal' and more popular single "Gangsta Big Up", made well known by it's connection with "Passa Passa". The most recent singles "Falling down" and "Goodas Clap" are ripping up the airwaves and climbing up the charts.Being named the EME's 2008/2009 best new female dj, proves she is not just talk. Her catalogue is growing rapidly with songs such as; Tired, Good life and It's over. This is just the begining, there is definately more and even hotter that is yet to come. By all accounts Stacious will be around for a long time and can and will stand up to any lyrical competition from her male/female counterparts. With her credits to date, her sheer talent, tenacity and personality the "Gangstress" is most certainly "READY FI DEM".

Irie Crew

Irie Crew

Dj Sake

Dj Sake

Tanya Stephens

Tanya Stephens
Tanya Stephens (July 2, 1973) born Kingston, Jamaica, is a one of the most influential female Jamaican reggae artists that emerged in the late 1990s. Stephens is most known for her hit "Yuh Nuh Ready fi Dis Yet." The single was later featured on the Reggae Gold 1997 compilation album.

Capleton

Capleton
King Shango, King David, The Fireman and The Prophet. A wise man once said that a prophet is not without honour save in his own country and so it has been with Capleton. While the veteran DJ's words and works long ago earned him the title of "The Prophet", the respect and honor that should rightfully be his have been a long time coming. "Anytime you try to uplift righteousness and upliftment of the people them, then you ah go get a fight", says the hottest entertainer in the worldwide reggae fraternity. "Bob Marley come do it and them fight him. And when Bob Marley dead, that's when they start to endorse him. I already aware of this, I am not unaware. So I know the more them fight I is the more I get stronger" In the fast-moving world of dancehall reggae, fame and success are hard to obtain and easy to lose. Fans can be fickle, and trends change in the blink of an eye, leaving most entertainers with painfully short career spans. Only a rare few can remain relevant from year to year, holding their audience's attention and leaving them crying for more. His lyrics are deep, precise, and thoughtful. His stage shows are nothing less than dynamic, explosive performances. But his remarkable staying power and longevity may be Capleton's greatest gift. Born Clifton George Bailey III on April 13, 1967, in the rural parish of St. Mary, Capleton earned his future stage name from friends who were so impressed with his sharp reasoning skills that they named him after the most famous lawyer in town.

Gregory Isaacs

Gregory Isaacs
Gregory Isaacs is a Reggae singer/songwriter, born Gregory Anthony Isaacs on 15 July 1950 in Fletchers Land, Kingston, Jamaica, and is known as "The Cool Ruler" for his seductive crooning vocal style. Gregory attributes his greatest musical influences to R&B greats Sam Cooke and Percy Sledge, in addition to Delroy Wilson, Alton Ellis and Ken Boothe. In the late 1960's, Gregory first performed in a vocal trio called The Concords, after being encouraged by Byron Lee; but 1970 the group had split up and the singer songwriter would form his own imprint, African Museum. In the late 1970s, he emerged as one of the most prolific and popular recording artists in Jamaica. He released a number of self-produced singles on his own African Museum (JA) label with Errol Dunkley. Much of Isaacs' output reflected the 'conscious' themes of Roots Reggae, but Isaacs was equally adept at interpreting more mainstream Lovers Rock material. Early hits include "My Only Lover", "Sinner Man" and "Mr. Cop", recorded at Lee Perry's Black Ark Studio. A period in the 1970s with the GG's label and its producer Alvin Ranglin produced hits like "Border" and "Number One". Personal problems affected him, particularly battles with a cocaine addiction and possession charge; which prevented him from touring in North America for a significant part of his career, until a pardon could eventually be secured.

La Kinky Beat

La Kinky Beat
La Kinky Beat mixes reggae, drum'n'bass, rock, ska, punk, samba etc in its music. The band comes from Barcelona and uses not only Spanish but also Catalan, English and French in the lyrics'.

Lutan Fyah

Lutan Fyah
" ... Rastafari livity means to tolerate and to live side by side with those of other faiths no matter which race, no matter which class. The purpose of Haile Selassie is to see that we become one in unity and love ... and that is my purpose." Lutan Fyah Much, much more than a deejay, much more than a singer and more than a chanter too Lutan Fyah also plays guitar, keyboards and the kette drum. He holds strong beliefs in originality at all times and so he is a songwriter too and, as the New Millennium has progressed, he has developed his very own idiosyncratic and unique vocal styling. He embraced the Rastafarian religion at the age of sixteen but his songs are not always strictly Rasta. As a "living man with work to do" he ranges over all subjects and everything and anything can inspire him to write, to play, to chant, to sing and to deejay. Preaching to the converted can prove to be a fairly easy task but to take the same message all around the world is a totally different ball game. Born Anthony Martin in Thompson Pen, Spanish Town in the parish of St. Catherine, Jamaica his formative years were spent in an environment where music was omnipresent. His grandfather ran a Sound System and artists such as Lt. Stitchie, Papa San and Lady G would gather in the family's yard to practise and perfect their skills on the microphone. "I grew up around a Sound System. Music flows through my bones ..." Lutan Fyah Music proved to be an incredible influence on young Anthony but sport, and football in particular, proved to be another and he started playing as a midfielder, a position where he excelled, in teams in his local community. He graduated to his school team, St. Andrew Technical High School, and eventually made the grade as a professional in Jamaican Premier League clubs De la Vega and Constant Spring; but the call of music proved too strong to resist and in 1999 he hung up his football boots and took the first steps towards a musical career. Like so many others before and after Anthony Martin trod that same dispiriting round of Kingston's studios and record producers where he was met with indifference and at times ignorance. However there was a different reception at Mark Myrie's Aksum Studios where the young chanter's promise was immediately recognised and he passed his audition with flying colours. The man now known as Lutan Fyah spent what he terms his 'internship' at Gargamel where he recorded over sixteen songs for Buju Banton while also freelancing for other producers. His debut release was actually for the Crazy Hate label and 'Ambassador' signalled the arrival of a significant new talent in Kingston's musical maelstrom. The resurgence of the Rastafarian influence and the Bobo Dread phenomenon in reggae music was an indicator of serious times in Jamaica as a new generation of singers and deejays came to the conclusion that the only credible solution to the current malaise was to "love the word of God and thy neighbour as thyself". Others, who shall remain nameless, were not slow to realise that this presented a heaven sent opportunity to jump aboard the bandwagon for a handy ride on the fast track to fame and money. Many futile attempts were made to hitch a ride to stardom and the words of God were readily mouthed by tongues that had previously been wrapped around the more worldly concerns of the dance hall. But artists such as Lutan Fyah were there for the long run for "the race is not to the swift" and his music was at all times driven by his deep beliefs. His devotion to the Rastafarian religion has meant that he has stayed the course while so many pretenders have fallen by the wayside.

Jah Mason

Jah Mason
Born in Manchester, Jamaica, reggae singer Jah Mason made his debut in 1991 with the single "Selassie I Call We." Recorded for Junior Reid's record label, the single appeared under the name Perry Mason, a nickname Mason had picked up during his childhood due to his ability to settle arguments. He always preferred the country to the city since it was easier to meditate there and as Mason claims, "I can communicate with the birds and the trees." After hooking up with David House, who had successfully guided singer Capleton to international fame, this spiritual side of Mason began to flourish. In 1995 he became a member of the Rastafarian branch Bobo Ashanti, changed his performing name from Perry Mason to Jah Mason, and began recording conscious reggae where the message was as important as the music. Jamaican hits like "My Princess Gone" and "Lion Look" and guest shots on a few Jah Cure singles appeared before the full-lengths Keep Your Joy (Ghetto Technology) and Unlimited (Reggae Vibes) both landed in 2002. Never Give Up (On The Corner) from 2004 found him working with international producers including Dan "Piloni" Kark from Israel. The 2006 album Princess Gone: The Saga Bed appeared on the VP label, which was distributed by the worldwide giant Universal.

Don Carlos

Don Carlos
De Jamaicaanse reggaezanger Don Carlos draait al meer dan veertig jaar mee. In 1965 zette hij zijn eerste stappen op het rood-geel-groene reggaepad als solozanger, maar zijn carrière nam pas echt een vlucht toen hij in 1973 het trio Black Uhuru vormde. Carlos had een groot aandeel in de productie van het legendarische Black Uhuru-album Love Crisis, later heruitgebracht als Black Sounds Of Freedom. Don Carlos besloot verrassenderwijs na 3 jaar om uit deze band te stappen en een solo-carriere op te starten.

Het zou echter tot in 1981 duren voor zijn echte doorbraak kwam met het heavy roots & culture album getiteld 'Suffering'.
Daarna ging het snel, de albums volgden elkaar in rap tempo op waarvan 'Harvest Time', 'Day to Day Living' en 'Them Never Know Natty Dread Have Him Credential', toch wel de bekendsten zijn. In de jaren daarna bleef de reputatie van Don Carlos maar groeien, tot aan de reunie van Black Uhuru begin jaren '90 toe.

Max Romeo

Max Romeo
Max Romeo (born Maxwell Livingston Smith, 22 November 1947, St. D'Acre, St. James, Jamaica), is a reggae and roots reggae recording artist who has achieved chart success in his home country, and in the UK. The singer who put the rude in rude boy, Max Romeo was responsible for launching an entirely new sub-genre of reggae, whose overtly suggestive lyrics caused an outcry but took a massive hold of the music scene regardless. Yet innuendo was the least of the singer's stylings, previous to the release of his infamous "Wet Dream," Romeo had garnered a string of sweet hits with the vocal trio the Emotions. And once the nocturnal naughtiness faded, the singer established himself as one of the most important figures in the roots scene. He left home at the age of 14 and worked on a sugar plantation outside Clarendon, cleaning out irrigation ditches, before winning a local talent competition when he was 18; prompting a move to the capital, Kingston, in order to achieve a successful musical career. In 1965 he joined up with Kenneth Knight and Lloyd Shakespeare in The Emotions, whilst also working as a record plugger for Ken Lack's Caltone label. The group were unsuccessful in auditions for other producers, but Lack offered them an audition after overhearing Smith singing to himself as he worked one day. In 1966, the group had their first hit, with the Lack-produced, "(Buy You) A Rainbow". The Emotions went on to have several hit singles and by 1968, the singer, by this point known as Max Romeo, felt confident enough to launch a solo career. Working with producer Bunny Lee, the young star recorded a number of pop songs, mainly love ballads, but they failed to be popular and so he returned to The Emotions, now recording for Phil Pratt. During this time he began work as a sales representative for Bunny Lee and did some recording with The Hippy Boys, which would later became The Upsetters. Later on in 1968, Romeo wrote new lyrics for the rhythm track of Derrick Morgan's "Hold You Jack" and handed them over to Lee. Morgan, who was due to add his vocals to the track, ultimately gave it a miss, as did several other vocalists (including John Holt and Slim Smith), leading the producer to turn to Romeo to sing the lyrics he had written. The result, "Wet Dream", was an instant hit in Jamaica, although in the UK it was met with a BBC Radio ban, despite Romeo's somewhat-disingenuous claim that the song was actually about a roof that has a leak. Still, the ban only made it more popular and the single charted in the Top Ten, in the UK Singles Chart, spending almost six months therein, before featuring on his LP, A Dream, which included several follow-up singles in a similar vein, such as "Mini Skirt Version", "Fish in the Pot", "Belly Woman", and "Wine Her Goosie".[1] A UK tour also met with Romeo being banned from performing at several venues, although many allowed him to play, the singer staying in the UK for eighteen months. In 1970, Romeo returned to Jamaica and set-up Romax, an unsuccessful record label and sound system. Following which, he recorded several singles, mainly with old producer Bunny Lee, before going on to work a host of other producers including Niney Holness. This was followed by a period of which saw the release of a series of politically charged singles, most advocating the democratic socialist People's National Party (PNP), which chose his song, "Let The Power Fall On I", as their campaign theme for the 1972 Jamaican general election. Romeo joined the PNP Musical Bandwagon, travelling around Jamaica, playing on the back of a truck. After this, Romeo recorded a number of religious songs, until he worked with producer Lee "Scratch" Perry, producing the classic singles "Three Blind Mice" (an adaptation of the nursery rhyme with lyrics about a police raid on a party), "Sipple Out Deh", and "I Chase the Devil". A remixed version of "Sipple Out Deh", entitled "War Ina Babylon", was another popular track in the UK, the first fruits of his deal with Island Records, and was followed by an album of the same name, and a follow-up single "One Step Forward". Shortly after this the pair fell out, leaving Romeo to self-produce his follow-up album, Reconstruction, which could not match the success of its predecessor. Perry's animosity towards Romeo was demonstrated by his single "White Belly Rat", with Perry also writing the word 'Judas' over a photograph of Romeo on the wall of his Black Ark studio. He moved to New York City in 1978, where he co-wrote (with Hair producer Michael Butler) the musical, Reggae, which he also starred in. In 1980 he appeared as a backing vocalist on "Dance" on The Rolling Stones album Emotional Rescue. In 1981, the favour was returned when Keith Richards (of The Rolling Stones) co-produced and played on Romeo's album, Holding Out My Love to You. The rest of his output during the decade went practically unnoticed, with Romeo finding work at a New York electronics store. He returned to Jamaica in 1990, and began touring and recording more regularly. He visited the UK again in 1992, recording the albums Far I Captain of My Ship and Our Rights with Jah Shaka. In 1995 he recorded Cross of the Gun with Tappa Zukie, and he joined up with UK rhythm section/production team Mafia & Fluxy in 1999 for the album Selassie I Forever. His music has been sampled by other artists; The Prodigy sampled his track "I Chase the Devil" for their 1992 UK Top Ten hit "Out of Space". Kanye West has also used samples from it to produce Jay-Z's hit song "Lucifer", which appeared on Jay-Z's 2003 release - The Black Album. "I Chase the Devil" is featured on the reggae radio station K-JAH Radio West in a popular videogame Grand Theft Auto San Andreas, released in October 2004. Romeo's single "Sipple Out Deh" appeared in John Peel's Record Box. - Albums: A Dream (1970) Trojan Let The Power Fall (1972) Dynamic Revelation Time (1975) Black World War Ina Babylon (1976) Island Reconstruction (1979) Island I Love My Music (1979) Wackies Rondos (1980) King Kong Holding Out My Love to You (1981) Shanachie Transition (1989) Rohit Fari - Captain of My Ship (1992) Jah Shaka Our Rights (1992) Jah Shaka Cross or the Gun (1995) Tappa Zukie Selassie I Forever (1999) Mafia & Fluxy Love Message (1999) Warriors Something is Wrong (1999) Warriors In This Time (2001) 3D (Max Romeo & Tribu Acustica) Pocomania Songs (2007) Ariwa Sounds - Compilations: Max Romeo Meets Owen Gray At King Tubby's Studio (1984) Culture Press (with Owen Gray) Max Romeo and the Upsetters (1989) Wet Dream (1993) Crocodisc McCabee Version (1995) Sonic Sounds Open The Iron Gate (1999) Blood & Fire The Many Moods of Max Romeo (1999) Jamaican Gold Pray For Me: The Best of Max Romeo 1967-73 (2000) Trojan Records Perilous Times (2000) Charmax On The Beach (2001) Culture Press The Coming of Jah (2002) Trojan Ultimate Collection (2003) (compiled by David Katz) Holy Zion (2003) Burning Bush Wet Dream: The Best of Max Romeo (2004) Trojan Crazy World of Dub (2005) Jamaican Recordings One of Jamaica's most provocative lyricists, a singer who gave us such enduring songs as 'Chase the Devil' (which was sampled in the song 'Out Of Space' by The Prodigy and the song 'Lucifer' by Jay-Z), 'Public Enemy Number One', 'One Step Forward' and 'Three Blind Mice'. It was Romeo who first introduced Britain to the concept of rude reggae with 'Wet Dream', which, despite a total radio ban, reached number 10 in the UK charts in May 1969. In 1972 Romeo began working with producer Lee "Scratch" Perry. 'Babylon Burning', 'Three Blind Mice' and 'The Coming Of Jah' all maintained his star status in Jamaica between 1972 and 1975. Revelation Time was one of the best albums of 1975, and 1976's War Ina Babylon was hailed by the rock press as an all-time classic reggae album. Two outstanding contributions that will remain classic recordings from the so-called 'golden age' of Jamaican reggae music.

The Abyssinians

The Abyssinians
The Abyssinians are a Jamaican roots reggae group, famous for their close harmonies and promotion of the Rastafari movement in their lyrics. The vocal trio was originally formed in 1969 by Bernard Collins, Donald Manning and Linford Manning. Their most famous songs are "Satta Massagana" and "Y Mas Gan", both of which are delivered partially in the Ethiopian language of Amharic. This language is sacred to Rastafarians as they believe the last Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie I, to be the Christ in flesh.

Black Uhuru

Black Uhuru
Black Uhuru is a Jamaican reggae band probably best known for their hits "Shine Eye Gal", "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," "Sinsemilla," "Solidarity," and "What Is Life?". They were the first group to win a Grammy in the reggae category when it was introduced in 1985. They originally formed as 'Black Sounds Uhuru' (the Kiswahili word for freedom). The first line-up of the group was Garth Dennis, Don Carlos, and Derrick "Duckie" Simpson. The group has undergone several lineup changes: Carlos left, replaced by Michael Rose; then Dennis left to play with The Wailing Souls, and was replaced by Errol Nelson. During this early period, the band's most famous recording is the album entitled Love Crisis, later rereleased as Black Sounds Of Freedom. In 1979 the group was joined by Sandra "Puma" Jones, a social worker from North Carolina, USA. Under this lineup, (Rose, Simpson and Jones), with Sly & Robbie as producers (and also permanently employed on drum and bass), they released the band's most popular albums: Sinsemilla, Red, Chill Out, and the Grammy-winning Anthem¹, as well as others. During this period, Black Uhuru became one of the most popular reggae groups in the world, regularly touring with the likes of The Police and The Rolling Stones. Live 1984 (a concert at the Rockpalast in Germany, but was actually recorded on October 18, 1981) captures the band at the height of its powers. After Rose went solo in 1985, Junior Reid joined for a few records and also left; Puma Jones left in 1987 (and died of cancer three years later, in 1990). In 1990, Simpson reunited with Dennis and Carlos in the original line-up of the group. They recorded several albums and toured extensively. By the end of the 90's, Dennis and Carlos left the band and fought a legal battle against Simpson over the name Black Uhuru. Simpson won the lawsuit and formed yet another incarnation of Black Uhuru with Andrew Bees as lead singer. Only one album, Dynasty, was released before Bees left the group. In February 2004, it was announced in the Jamaican press that Simpson and Michael Rose had re-united under the name "Black Uhuru feat. Michael Rose". Together with a female backing singer named Kay Starr, they released a single, "Dollars" and performed at several concerts including "Western Consciousness 2004" on April 28 in Jamaica, of which a live video was released shortly thereafter. A new album has been reported to be in progress. == Discography == '''Group: Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, Michael Rose, Errol "Tarzan" Nelson''' *1977 - '''Love Crisis''' *1981 - '''Black Sounds of Freedom''' ("Love Crisis" reedition) '''Group: Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, Michael Rose, Sandra "Puma" Jones''' *1979 - '''Showcase''' *1980 - '''Black Uhuru''' *1980 - '''Sinsemilia''' *1981 - '''Red''' *1982 - '''Chill Out''' *1983 - '''Guess Who's Coming To Dinner''' ("Black Uhuru" reedition) *1983 - '''Anthem''' '''Group: Derrick Simpson, Delroy "Junior" Reid, Sandra "Puma" Jones''' *1986 - '''Brutal''' *1987 - '''Positive''' (Puma Jones replaced Olafunke) '''Group: Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, Garth Dennis, Don Carlos''' *1990 - '''Now''' *1991 - '''Iron Storm''' *1993 - '''Mystical truth''' *1994 - '''Strongg''' '''Group: Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, Jenifah Nyah, Andrew Bees''' *1998 - '''Unification''' *2001 - '''Dynasty''' '''Live / Dub albums:''' *1982 - '''Uhuru in Dub''' *1982 - '''Tear It Up - Live''' (album and video) *1983 - '''The Dub Factor''' *1986 - '''Brutal Dub''' *1987 - '''The Positive Dub''' *1988 - '''Live''' *1988 - '''Live In New York City''' *1990 - '''Now Dub''' *1990 - '''Love Dub''' ("Uhuru In Dub" reedition) *1992 - '''Iron Storm Dub''' *1993 - '''Mystical Truth Dub''' *1994 - '''Strongg Dubb''' *2000 - '''Live 1984''' *2001 - '''In Dub''' *2001 - '''Dubbin'It Live''' (summer 2001, at Paléo Festival)

GYPTIAN

GYPTIAN
Like every great artist, Gyptian has layers and multiple facets to his artistry. There's the conscious reggae singer who listeners first came to know on his breakthrough 2005 hit "Serious Times." Then there's the champion lover who captivated females worldwide with his crooning on "Hold You," the sultry island pop smash that topped charts globally in 2010. The song even caught the attention of rap superstar Nicki Minaj, who jumped on the remix. It's the latter side of Gyptian who takes center stage on his fourth album Sex, Love and Reggae, a musically diverse set that takes the listener from dancehall to soca to global pop sounds. "This is the Gyptian album that I want people to hear," the singer says. "Each album that I do advances my career but this one is Gyptian%u2014the next level."

Born Windel Beneto Edwards in rural St. Andrew, Jamaica, north of Kingston, Gyptian grew up singing in church with his Adventist mom by day, and at dancehall sessions organized by his Rastafarian father by night. "I didn't grow up in a way where I'm limited," Gyptian says. "It's all about two things at the table, take whichever you want."

First taking work as a butcher%u2014yes, cutting meat%u2014a young Gyptian gained his entry into the Jamaican music business after meeting up with talent scout and promoter Ravin Wong and Earl "Chinna" Smith, the legendary reggae guitarist known for his work with Lee "Scratch" Perry and Bob Marley.

Under Smith's guidance, Gyptian wrote "Serious Times," a single that would instantly put him at the forefront of the roots revival that was taking over Jamaican music when it was released in 2005. No fluke, a second hit, "Beautiful Lady," followed shortly thereafter, as did a third, the heartfelt "Mama." A debut album, My Name is Gyptian, landed in 2006, earning him comparisons to the great Gregory Isaacs for its mixture of conscious reggae and sultry lovers rock. That year saw Gyptian take home the "Most Promising Entertainer" title at the 2006 International Reggae and World Music Awards in New York City, an honor he has certainly lived up to in the years since.

Gyptian's second album, I Can Feel Your Pain, followed in 2008, which featured the title track hit and smash single "Love Against The Wall." Two years later "Hold You" would make Gyptian the toast of reggae once again, providing a jolt of energy felt throughout the music world. The track instantly took over airwaves across the Caribbean in early 2010 and by summertime became the most played song on New York's influential Hot 97 radio station. It was eventually certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales of over 500,000, becoming the first reggae single to attain that status since Damian Marley's "Welcome To Jamrock" in 2005. Gyptian's third album, also called Hold You, followed later in 2010, spawning a second crossover hit in the infectiously catchy "Nah Let Go." Gyptian would take home a range of awards over the following year, including a MOBO (Music Of Black Origin) Award for Best Reggae Act and a Soul Train Music Award for Best Reggae Artist.

Never one to leave his fans hanging, Gyptian has stayed active in the three years since "Hold You" took the music world by storm. He kept his voice ringing in the dancehalls during 2011 and 2012 with his hit single "Overtime" on JA Productions and the RVSSIAN produced single "Wine Slow," which created a viral dance frenzy worldwide. The lyrics video alone for "Wine Slow" has received over 7.5 million YouTube views to date. During this time, Gyptian also recorded a cover of Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors" (produced by Shance C. Brown and Stanley "Rellee" Hayden) for Chevrolet and MTV Iggy's "Cover The World" showcase%u2014highlighting his versatility once again for the global audience.

All of these songs are among the tracks that make Sex, Love and Reggae, Gyptian's most diverse and biggest-sounding set yet. The album is co-executive produced by Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis, who is known for cranking out hits for superstars such as Miguel, Mary J. Blige, Lupe Fiasco, the Fugees and many more. Sex Love and Reggae features guest appearances from R&B divas Estelle and Melanie Fiona and soca stars Bunji Garlin and Kes the Band. Global dancehall ambassadors Major Lazer also lend a hand with co-production on the title track. Singles include the dutty wine-inducing "Nonstop" and "Vixen," an anthem for independent women with a classic dancehall sample (from legends Fuzzy Jones and Reggie Stepper), and a big-room club feel.

"Vixen is a song for the really strong women, who like to be in control," Gyptian says. "It's for all the boss ladies." Its latest music video is directed by Jamaica's talented Ras Kassa of Damian Marley's Welcome To Jamrock fame. The track, co-written by and featuring Angela Hunte (of Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind" fame), is currently picking up steam on radio stations across the U.S., bringing a much-needed dose of dancehall back to the airwaves. "It's all about being versatile," Gyptian says of the album, and his perspective on music overall. "For me, there's no boundaries in music. Pick one%u2014there is a Gyptian song in that category for you."

Kajeem

Kajeem
Kajeem (born 1969) is a raggamuffin' singer from Ivory Coast. He sings in English, French, Spanish and Baoulé, his mother language. He has released four albums: N'Gowa (1997), Revelation Time (2000), La Voix du Ciel (2004) and Positif (2006). His website is www.kajeem.com.

Sizzla

Sizzla
Sizzla Kalonji (real name Miguel Orlando Collins) is a Jamaican reggae musician. He was born on 17 April 1976, in St Mary, Jamaica, of devout Rastafari parents and raised in August Town. He is unusually prolific, even by Jamaican standards. Sizzla has worked with such artists as Mobb Deep. Sizzla, along with reggae recording artists such as Capleton, Buju Banton, and Anthony B, are credited with leading a movement toward a re-embracement of Rastafarian values in contemporary reggae music by recording material which is concerned primarily with spirituality, social consciousness, explores common themes, such as Babylon's corrupting influence, the disenfranchisement of ghetto youth, oppression of the black nation and Sizzla's abiding faith in Jah and resistance against perceived agents of oppression. Sizzla has over 40 full completed albums sold in record stores to date, the most popular which have been "Black Woman & Child" and "Da Real Thing" on the Digital B label, "Praise Ye Jah" on Xterminator, and "Rise to the Occasion" on Greensleeves. Recently, however, he has come under fire for the homophobic content of many of his lyrics, and the advocacy of violence against gays.

Natural Mystic

Natural Mystic

ISRAEL VIBRATION

ISRAEL VIBRATION
Israel Vibration is a reggae harmony trio, originating from Kingston, Jamaica. Lascelle "Wiss" Bulgin, Albert "Apple Gabriel" Craig, and Cecil "Skeleton" Spence all overcame adversity in the form of childhood polio and went on to be one of the most successful roots groups to form in Jamaica in the late 1970s. The trio initially met at a rehabilitation center. After going their separate ways, and each converting to the Rastafari movement, they reunited in Kingston and formed a vocal group. Funding for their first album came in the form of a grant from the Twelve Tribes of Israel branch of Rastafari after Hugh Booth, a member of the Twelve Tribes, had overheard the three men singing in a wooded area outside Kingston. Apple and Wiss were living in the area, which they had converted into a home. Israel Vibration recorded three albums; "The Same Song", "Unconquered People", and "Why You So Craven" before temporarily disbanding in 1981 after recording sessions for the latter were left incomplete. The three men moved to the United States to seek professional health care and escape the growing Dancehall movement in Jamaica. In 1988, Gary "Dr. Dread" Himmelfarb, founder of RAS Records, urged the trio to reunite and record an album. Skelly, Apple, and Wiss were flown to Washington, D.C. to record a new album at Lion and Fox Recording Studios. "Strength Of My Life", the group's fourth album and first of 18 CD releases on the RAS label, was met with great praise and is considered one of the few post-golden era touchstones of the roots reggae genre. In 1997, Apple Gabriel left the group to pursue a solo career. Skelly and Wiss continue to record albums and tour the world as Israel Vibration, backed by longtime associates Roots Radics.

Beenie Man

Beenie Man
Anthony Moses Davis (born August 22, 1973 in Kingston, Jamaica), better known by the stage name Beenie Man, is a well established reggae artist and DJ. He was involved in the music industry from ayoung age when he won the Tastee Talent contest in 1980. Only one year later, when he was eight years old, he recorded a single, "Too Fancy", with record producer "Junjo" Lawes. By 1983, Beenie Man was recording with heavyweight DJs, such as Dillinger and Fathead and released his debut album, The Invincible Beenie Man: The Ten Year Old DJ Wonder and the single "Over the Sea". He was booed off stage at a show celebrating the visit of Nelson Mandela. In 1993 at the very popular show Sting he accused fellow deejay Bounty Killer that the elder artist had stolen his catchphrase, "people dead". This triggered a lyrical battle which continued on the air with each artist counteracting the other's songs. Finally, in 1995, Beenie Man and Bounty Killer settled their differences on the air by actually signing a peace treaty and the two recorded an album together, Guns Out. This was followed by a single, "No Mama No Cry", a rehash of the Bob Marley classic "No Woman No Cry", speaking out against violence and inspired by the murder of Pan Head, another popular Deejay. Partially as a result of prodding from his producers, Sly and Robbie, Beenie Man soon converted to the Rastafari movement. In 1994, he was signed by Island Records and released the critically acclaimed album Blessed. In 1995, Beenie Man released a remix of Barrington Levy's "Under Mi Sensi" in the United Kingdom, and collaborated with Dennis Brown and Triston Palma to release Three Against War and Lt. Stitchie on Mad Cobra Meets Lt. Stitchie & Beenie Man. He took another step up the ladder in 1996, releasing the seminal Maestro, produced by Patrick Roberts and shot him to UK fame. During the period from the mid to late '90s, Beenie Man dominated the Jamaican charts to the extent that he perhaps had a good claim to the crown of "Dancehall King", a title only bestowed previously on Yellowman in the early 1980s. In 1998, Beenie Man signed to Virgin Records to release albums in the United States. His first American offering was The Doctor (1998). In 2000, Beenie Man teamed up with Arturo Sandoval and Wyclef Jean (The Fugees) to release The Art & Life. During the late 1990s, Beenie Man began his conquest of America with the hits, "Romie", "Who Am I" and "Girls Dem Sugar", which featured American R&B singer, Mya. In 2002, he had a sizeable hit with a duet with Janet Jackson called "Feel It Boy", but his biggest break in America came in early 2004 with the release of a remix of "Dude", featuring guest vocals by fellow Jamaican Ms. Thing, as well as rhymes by Shawnna.

MASSIVE B feat BOBBY KONDERS

MASSIVE B  feat BOBBY KONDERS

komposti sound

komposti sound
Komposti Sound, also known as Finland's Finest is by no doubt one of the most active and hard working sounds from Scandinavia. Established in 2001, the sound has won the Finnish Sound Clash Championship title three times, in 2004, 2005 and 2007 and defeated three big sounds Burndown Sound (JPN), Sovereign (UK) and Vertex (CAN/JAM) in Switzerland's Baddadan Clash 2009. Currently the crew, hailing from Helsinki, Finland, is busy running their weekly club Reggae Sundays which is considered by many to be one of the baddest regular dancehall reggae clubs in Europe with regular big sound system and artist guests from all over the world, as well as running their weekly radio show Kompostiradio and their monthly show Tropical Heat on German webradio byte.fm. They have promoted shows for and / or played alongside a lot of big sounds and artists from Mighty Crown, Stone Love, Supersonic, LP, Soul Stereo, David Rodigan, Civalizee and Sentinel to Buju Banton, Busy Signal, Baby Cham, Sizzla, Collie Buddz, Pressure, Bitty McLean, Konshens, Maximus Dan, Beres Hammond, Chuck Fenda and many many more. Their tours have taken them to a lot of different places including Japan, Sweden, Germany, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, the Czech Republic, Morocco, Russia and China.

What makes Komposti a crowd favorite in Finland and worldwide is Bommitommi, VG & Enrico's versatile and uplifting juggling style that ranges musically from late 60s rocksteady selections to the latest dancehall anthems. Komposti is also well known for tens of quality mix CDs and live audios, most of which are easily available for free download on the net.

As well as playing sound, Bommitommi is also known as a producer, engineer and a remixer, having produced numerous reggae albums for Finnish artists as well as putting out some notorious remixes on the somewhat shady Knut Posse label.

high grade sound

high grade sound
High Grade Sound heeft ondertussen genoeg dienstjaren om zich als een veteraan in de scène te mogen beschouwen. Vergis je echter niet want High Grade Sound is sinds 1999 uitgegroeid tot een volleerde party machine. Met een selectie gaande van rocksteady tot de nieuwste dancehall laten ze geen dansvloer onberoerd en nemen ze je mee op een caraïbische muzikale trip.

Hun 'Boomblast Parties' in Antwerpen staan altijd garant voor fantastische vibes en bewijzen dat High Grade Sound bij de top van Belgische sounds hoort.

Queen Ifrica

Queen Ifrica
Queen Ifrica, royal empress, also known as Fyah Muma, took the music world by surprise, when in 1995 she turned on a scorcher of a performance in a talent contest at the aptly named Club Inferno in Montego Bay. The Queen beat all other contestants to win by a landslide. Her baptism in the business included a performance on Reggae Sumfest's Singer's Nite; coming onstage after a blazing set by Buju Banton, Queen Ifrica was not overawed by the occasion, but succeeded in commanding a good reception to her message. Queen Ifrica joined the Flames Production camp in 1998 when, at a show in honour of the late Garnett Silk, Tony Rebel hearing the clean vocals and the unmistakable quality of her performance, asked her to join the Flames camp. Since then, she has worked her way up to being one of the premier female cultural reggae artists in the business. Queen's stage craft, her repertoire, and her total artist development have bloomed over the years, ultimately making her into a staple in cultural reggae events around the world. Queen has had several of her recordings become a staple on the airwaves, from the ever popular "Randy" to "Boxers and Stockings". Queen Ifrica's music resonates with conscious, purifying energy. She remains grounded in her way of life, her community and her children. She has a strong social consciousness, supporting her words with actions by being an active participant in several community outreach activities. Included in this is her work on the Committee for Community in the heart of Kingston's inner-city, particularly the S-Corner community in Kingston 13. The United Nations' celebration of the Year of the Volunteers in 2001 saw her teaming with Tony Rebel and others to deliver a song recognized by the United Nations as a gem. With her haunting melodies, clear sound and fluid delivery, Queen Ifrica sets out to be a force to be reckoned with, creating timeless rebel music in the ilk of her father Derrick Morgan, Garnett Silk, Nina Simone and Miriam Mackeba. Her aspiration is to make music that lives on.

Turbulence

Turbulence
A Contemporary Reggae artist.

The harmonizing deejay has scored hits in the roots and dancehall genres as a solo artist and on duets (with sultry songstress Sasha). His vocal delivery is both passionate and raw as he easily moves from conscious tune to love song. Turbulence has won fans and positive press through well crafted live performances. (spending much of the last two years touring with Sizzla).Displaying a wide range of musical influences and exciting musical approach, Notorious - The Album promises to break Turbulence onto a new level of recognition.

Junior Murvin

Junior Murvin
Junior Murvin (born Murvin Smith Jr. in Port Antonio, circa 1949) is a Jamaican reggae artist. He is best known for the classic single "Police and Thieves", produced by Lee "Scratch" Perry in 1976. Murvin's soaring voice and the infectious rhythm made "Police and Thieves" into an international hit during the summer of 1976. The song was so influential that it was recorded by the punk rock pioneers The Clash on their debut album the following year. His most recent release was a single entitled "Wise Man", released on the London-based Dubwise record label in 1998. For a better biography, go to: http://www.reggae-vibes.com/concert/juniorm/juniormu.htm

U-Roy

U-Roy
U-Roy (born Ewart Beckford September 21, 1942) is a Jamaican musician also known as The Originator and Hugh Roy. He was born in Jones Town, Jamaica. U-Roy's musical career began in 1961 when he began DJing at various sound systems, eventually working with King Tubby. Tubby was then experimenting with his equipment, in the process of inventing dub music. With U-Roy as his most prominent DJ, King Tubby's new sound became extraordinarily popular and U-Roy became a Jamaican celebrity. He recorded Dynamic Fashion Way, his first recording, in 1969 for Keith Hudson and then worked with almost every producer of the island: Lee Perry, Peter Tosh, Bunny Lee, Phil Pratt, Sonia Pottinger, Rupie Edwards, Alvin Ranglin and Lloyd Daley. In 1970, Jamaican singer John Holt became enamoured of U-Roy's technique. Working with Duke Reid, U-Roy's fame grew through a series of singles, including Wake the Town and "Wear You to the Ball". U-Roy's success continued throughout the 1970s, most famously with the album Dread in a Babylon with its iconic picture of him disappearing in a cloud of cannabis smoke while holding an enormous pipe, and a song called Chalice in the Palace, fantasising about smoking with Queen Elizabeth II in Buckingham Palace. He had become one of the island's biggest stars by the early 1980s, also garnering significant acclaim in the United Kingdom. His latest album is 2000's Serious Matter.

OMAR PERRY

OMAR PERRY
omar has been on a mission doing the work of Rastafar I through the mystical vibes of reggae music to up lift every soul with love and respect to one and all as we are living in a perilous time. Born in Jamaica, as the son of one of the greatest producer/musician Lee Perry, lived in london and africa (gambia) and now blazing the fire in belgium, played in france, germany, spain, italy and holland making the ground work for The long overdew album which will be release in november, will fill you with good vibes and I'speration, giving words of wisespeech to life, with different blend of riddims such as Ska, Roots and Ragga, Check it out. From his very first European performance (support act for THE AMHARIC, Fool Moon - Brussels in 1999) to this day, OMAR PERRY's reputation has steadily grown, both in Belgium and in Europe (France, Germany, Spain, etc.) "Roots and Culture" aficionados were hence able to discover and enjoy him in: %u2022 SOUND SYSTEM, as support act for HORACE ANDY (the voice behind Massive Attack), SLY & ROBBIE MIKAEL ROSE, MAD PROFESSOR or even ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION..., omar how is playing live shows now plays at the DOUR, COULEUR CAFE, FIESTA DU ROCK festivals... and other international venues, such as the Lille Aéronef, in the, FEEST IN HET PARK, FETES DE LA MUSIQUE festivals, at the AB as support act for BUJU BANTON, or, more recently, with the HOMEGROWN BAND (France), as support act for HORACE ANDY - France March 2005, where he played the Elysée Montmartre. our « Roots & Culture » release his first single "rasta meditation" produced by adrian sherwood.yes the reggae ambassador at large, certainly did not waste any time, just came off a european tour in 2007 with jah mason omar is now working on different level, a level we can say is as good as the best >

Jah Shakespear

Jah Shakespear
Jah Shakespear (a.k.a. Karel Michiels) is een oude rot in reggaeland. Hij draait de muziek als DJ, live en op de radio. Hij schrijft erover als journalist. Hij maakt fanzines en websites. Jah Shakespear heeft de afgelopen dertig jaar met honderden rasta's gepraat en zag zowat alle noemenswaardige reggaeartiesten live optreden, van Bob Marley tot Sean Paul.

Tony Rebel

Tony Rebel
Tony Rebel is sited by many as the first rasta "singjay" in dancehall reggae music, a style which blends singing with traditional deejaying over dancehall riddims (other singjays include Pinchers, Anthony B, and many newer artists).

Tony Rebel's career began in the 1980's, and was often seen performing with Sugar Minott's Youthman Promotion sound system. Rebel is responsible for introducing a young Garnett Silk (then known as Bimbo or Little Bimbo) to the sound. The two were closely linked until Silk's untimely death in 1994.

Tony Rebel's career was at its peak in the early 1990's, with such hit records as "Fresh Vegetable", "Sweet Jamaica" and the duet with Garnett Silk "Christian Soldiers". He remained prominent in the late 90's with the smash hit "If Jah" on the La La Bella riddim. Tony Rebel still performs occasionally, but has focused most of his energy into the career of protege Queen Ifrica and his immensely popular, annual reggae festival in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica entitled Rebel Salute.

The Congos

The Congos
The Congos is the reggae vocal trio Ashanti Roy, Cedric "Congo" Myton (both born in 1947) and Watty Burnett. They recorded the classic Heart of the Congos in 1977, produced by Lee Perry at the Black Ark Studio. Cedric Myton had previously worked with Prince Lincoln Thompson.

Beres Hammond

Beres Hammond
Beresford Hammond (b.1955 Kingston, Jamaica) has only really risen to become popular in the 'digital' age of Reggae, although his career stretches back to the 1970's. Considered by many to be one of Jamaica's finest contemporary vocalists, his best work has generally been captured on the 'Penthouse' and 'Xterminator' labels as well as his own 'Harmony House' imprint. The singer with his distictive 'Bourbon on the rocks' vocal style remains active today both recording and producing.

BONG PRODUCTIONS

BONG PRODUCTIONS
Well respected in dancehall, he's previously worked with Barrington Levy & Garnett Silk (on Work & Your Attractiveness). His latest work can be found on uPLiFTMeNT from Otis Riddim Records.

Luciano

Luciano
Luciano (born Jepther McClymont on October 20, 1964) is a Jamaican Roots Reggae artist. He first begun recording in 1992 under his first name Luciana, with his debut single "Ebony & Ivory" on the Aquarius Record label and followed with his debut album 'Moving Up' for RAS records in 1993. Luciano is the seventh of nine children and was born to extremely spiritual and musical parents while growing up in Daveyton, a small district in the central parish of Manchester, Jamaica.

HORACE ANDY & ASHLEY BEEDLE

HORACE ANDY & ASHLEY BEEDLE
The second in the new "Inspiration Information" studio album series on Strut Records pairs up Studio One reggae legend and Massive Attack collaborator Horace Andy with revered UK producer and remixer Ashley Beedle (X-Press 2 / Ballistic Brothers / Warbox / Black Science Orchestra) for a new and unique soundclash.

TOOTS & THE MAYTALS

TOOTS & THE MAYTALS
Toots and the Maytals, originally called simply The Maytals, are considered legends of ska and reggae music. They are from Kingston, Jamaica. Their sound is a unique, original combination of gospel, ska, soul, reggae and rock. Frederick "Toots" Hibbert, the leader of the group, was born in May Pen in the Parish of Clarendon, Jamaica. He was the youngest of seven children. He grew up singing gospel music in a church choir, but moved to Kingston in 1961 at the age of sixteen. In Kingston, he met Henry "Raleigh" Gordon and Nathaniel "Jerry" McCarthy, forming a group whose early recordings were attributed to "The Flames" and, possibly, "The Vikings". Having renamed the group the Maytals, the vocal trio recorded their first album, "Never Grow Old - presenting the Maytals", for producer Clement "Coxsone" Dodd at Studio One in 1962-63. With musical backing from Dodd's house band, the legendary Skatalites, the Maytals' close-harmony gospel singing ensured instant success for the 1964 release, overshadowing Dodd's other up-and-coming gospel trio, The Wailers. The original album augmented by studio out-takes from the Studio One sessions was re-released by Heartbeat/Rounder Records in 1997, and is essential listening for Maytals and Skatalites fans. After staying at Studio One for about two years, the group moved on to do sessions for Prince Buster (released in 1974) before recording their second album produced by Byron Lee in 1965. However, the band's musical career was rudely interrupted in late 1966 when Hibbert was arrested and imprisoned on drugs possession charges. Following Hibbert's release from jail towards the end of 1967, the band officially changed their name to Toots and the Maytals and began working with Chinese-Jamaican producer Leslie Kong, a collaboration which produced three classic albums and a string of hits throughout the late sixties and early seventies - "Do the Reggay", a 1968 single widely credited with coining the word reggae, "Pressure Drop", "54-46 was my number" and "Monkey Man", the group's first international hit in 1970. The group was featured in one of reggae's greatest breakthrough events - The Harder They Come, the 1972 film and soundtrack starring Jimmy Cliff. Following Kong's death in 1971, the group continued to record with Kong's former sound engineer, Warwick Lyn; produced by Lyn and Chris Blackwell of Island Records, the group released three best-selling albums, and enjoyed international hits with "Funky Kingston" in 1973 and "Reggae Got Soul" in 1976. Toots and the Maytals' compositions would be given a second airing in 1978-80 during the reggae-punk and ska revival period in the UK, when the Specials included "Monkey Man" on their 1979 debut album and the Clash produced their version of "Pressure Drop", with other Maytals' covers being recorded by Sublime. Having toured throughout the world for many years, Toots and the Maytals disbanded in the early 1980s, but reformed in the early 90s to continue touring and recording successfully. The band recently won the 2005 Grammy award for reggae for the album True Love, an album consisting of re-recorded versions of their classics alongside popular and legendary musicians such as Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton, and Keith Richards, as well as popular artists today such as No Doubt, Ben Harper, The Roots, and Shaggy. They also contributed to the album 'Radiodread' (a tribute to Radiohead's OK Computer).

Warrior King & Firehouse

Warrior King & Firehouse
Warrior King is not merely an entertainer, but an artist with a mission. Ever since he trod onto the Reggae Music scene reminding us of the importance of the balance of natural African union with "Virtuous Woman" his smooth voice has been resonating his positive message. 

Junior Kelly

Junior Kelly
Tall, dreadlocked Junior Kelly is a devout Rastafarian on a serious musical mission which is manifested through the quality of his contemplative lyrics, the diversity of his substantial subject matter and his inspirational delivery. Born in Kingston 13, Junior was raised in nearby Spanish Town. Throughout his childhood, he was surrounded by music, his grandfather and father both played banjo, his mother sang in the Church and his oldest brother Jim was a popular Deejay with the Kilamanjaro Sound

There was a sense of comfort and security within the family; Despite their poor economic status they were rich in other ways. If it's soup today, we're happy, if it's crackers tomorrow, we're still happy, relates Junior, because we knew we had each other to lean on. The family was plummeted into depression with the murder of junior's oldest brother Jim. A part time caterer, Jim was the family's principal breadwinner and a role model for Junior ; Jim regularly practiced his lyrical toasts in the family living room, greatly influencing the career path of his youngest brother.

After Jim's death, to help support his family Junior followed soundsystems all over the island just for the opportunity to demonstrate his vocal and lyrical talents. He also began auditioning for several of the Producers comprising Kingston's crowded music circuit, attempting to record songs. Adhering to his principled Rastafarian lifestyle, he refused to compromise his lyrical content by writing lewd lyrics or songs disrespecting women.

Eek A Mouse

Eek A Mouse
Eek-a-Mouse (born Ripton Hylton November 19, 1957 in Kingston, Jamaica) is one of Jamaica's premier reggae stars. He is responsible for the creation of the reggae sub-genre singjaying. Although now 50 years old, he is still reputed to perform more than 200 shows in a year in America and the West Indies. Born in Kingston, Jamaica as Ripton Hylton, Eek-a-Mouse began his foray into reggae music when he was in college, but did not begin to garner a substantial audience until 1979 with his hit "Once a Virgin". This same year, he changed his singing name to "Eek-a-Mouse", the name of the racehorse he always bet on. In 1981, he cheered up the Reggae Sunsplash Festival, which was still mourning over the death of reggae icon Bob Marley. After this, his fame continued increasing through the year 1982 until 1988, when he released "Eek-A-Nomics", his last full-length CD until 1996. Eek-a-Mouse is a regular at the Jamaican music festival Reggae Sunsplash and often teams up with reggae duo Michigan and Smiley. He has also been featured on Christian rock group P.O.D.'s (Payable on Death) album Satellite, lending his vocals to the rock-reggae track "Ridiculous".

Civalizee

Civalizee
Champion sound inna dee area! Literally no other dj or soundsystem can boost the credentials these three have. Buda, Sista Flex and Jess make up Civalizee Foundation, the Antwerp reggae sound that slaughtered each and every contestant in pretty much every battle they ever entered. Shaggy, Bounty Killa, Damian Marley, Beenieman, M.O.P. and many more have dropped exclusive dubplates, singing the praise of this killer threesome. They have traveled the world, slaying sounds, heating up dances and straight up conquering the hearts and minds of audiences everywhere. They ride the biggest waves at festivals throughout the summer, with the closing spot ar Reggae Geel regularly, playing at Europe's biggest reggae fest Summerjam Köln, at Ruhr Reggae Summer (Germany) and Reggae Sundance Eindhoven. They mix up the hottest dancehall tunes with roots clasics, with an ear for the contemporary; adding dubstep and jungle bits, as well as hiphop bombshells and trap bangers. They prove their ability each and every time, and expecially at the Hotel Jamaica parties, which they host.

De royal sound hoeft waarschijnlijk niet veel uitleg meer, maar we doen toch een poging. Buda, Flex en Jess maken podia onveilig van Kontich tot in Kingston en van Helsinki tot in Herentals. De ongekroonde kings en queen van de dancehall wonnen niet alleen verschillende internationale soundclashes, ook in een jugglin' dance bewijzen ze al meer dan tien jaar dat België in de soundsystemscene tot de absolute top hoort.

Turntable Dubbers

Turntable Dubbers
With four hands on two decks and a lot of bravado, Timaxx & Drezz bring you a steamy blend of dub, roots, reggae, breax and jungle, ragga, afro-, balkan- and latin-beats and other pieces of funkiness. Uptempo irie indeed.

Their biographies (see below) can merely hint at it, but their knowledge of history of dance and world music -in particular of the bonds that tie those two together- is immense, as are their DJ skills and their love for a jolly good party.

The Dubbers often take things to the musical underground, and then they'll make sure that their set appeals to the sometimes rather peculiar tastes of its inhabitants. But fear not, ye megafestival organiser. The Turntable Dubbers can turn into demagogic jocks as well because at heart, they are true populists who just love to please the crowd.

In any case, they will always give you one hell of a party, carefully adding yet another beat or spaced-out echo to their musical mélange. This blend of styles is cooked to a climactic frenzy which will bring the audience to the very edge of rapture. Needless to say, they will also bring it shortly -sweaty, steamy et all- to your beer taps.

The Freestylers, Daddy G (Massive Attack), Max Sedgley, Discobar Galaxie, Arsenal and Krafty Kuts -not the sort of people you'll ever find far away from either a beer tap or a turntable- looked upon the Dubbers and saw they were, well, damn funky.

In order to add even more flavour to their sets, they collaborate with several mc's and live musicians such as sax player Funky Frenic (Humb!), MC Six (Skeemz/Galaxie Gangbang Soundsystem) and MC Junior Fragga (Uphill Sound) and P-Bone (Percussion) to spice up their act on stage. You might come to the conclusion that all this might very well result in some tracks- and subsequent releases- of their own. Well, you wouldn't be too wrong ...

Warrior Sound

Warrior Sound
warrior sound is a recording studio in chapel hill north carolina, that opened march 1st 2006. The 2 senseis are al jacob and mitchell marlow.

Tony Tuff

Tony Tuff
Reggae singer Tony Tuff, born Winston Morris in 1955 in Jamaica. He start recording with African Brothers. After group broke up in 1978 he becamed lead singer in Soul Sydicate, also recorded some solo projects. His gretest hits in 80's released with famous Volcano sound system owned by Henry "Junjo" Laweswas was: "Come Fi Mash It","Nobody But You" and others. In 2001 he relased album "hit & run".

COCOA TEA

COCOA TEA
Cocoa Tea (Calvin Scott) born in Rocky Point, Clarendon was one of many vocalists who emerged from the dancehall 'explosion' of the early 80's in Jamaica. His honeyed voice brought him a healthy following with a marvellous vitality and purity of vocal tone. He has recorded with most of the top producers on the island at one time or another and his body of work includes; 'Lost Me Sonia', 'Rocking Dolly', 'Good Life', 'Heathen' and countless others worth checking out. Cocoa Tea (born September 3, 1959 as Calvin George Scott, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae dancehall singer, songwriter, and DJ. He was popular in Jamaica from 1985, but has become successful worldwide only since the 1990s. One of his most famous songs is "Rikers Island", which was later put into a dub version by Nardo Ranks entitled "Me No Like Rikers Island" (featured on Dancehall Reggaespanol) which was released the same year as the original Rikers Island. He also gained fame with the song "18 and Over". He gained notoriety in March 2008 after releasing a song titled "Barack Obama" in support of the U.S. Presidential candidate by the same name.

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