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First Watch: Trevor Hall – “My God”

Rootfire favorite Trevor Hall, who appeared on HIRIE’s Wandering Soul, the #1 Billboard Reggae album released Rootfire Cooperative in 2016, has a new album out tomorrow called IN AND THROUGH THE BODY. Rootfire is pleased to premiere the official Meditation video for “My God.” Trevor’s meditations are a perfect video accompaniment while you listen to his newest song, which is leaving us in a positive trance in a way only Trevor can.… Read More

First Listen: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad – “Stop Fighting (Memorial Dub)”

Rootfire · Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad – Memorial Dub

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad embodies my favorite elements of reggae music; uplifting melodies, wicked basslines prominent in the mix, soulful singing, analog instrumentation and production and, above all, conscious lyrics that call out bullshit politricks, deride injustice and ultimately offer hope for a better world. Read More

I’ll Be Ok: Ballyhoo! Donates to Tour Support

Several people near and dear to my heart struggle with mental health. In recent years, through firsthand experience, I’ve gained greater insight into how insidious depression and its frequent accomplice, anxiety, can be.

I’ve learned that most people don’t really grasp how it feels, or what it means, to have anxiety or be depressed, and often casually dismiss these serious disorders as something that is made up or exaggerated.Read More

Massive B and Anthony B Team up with a Politically Conscious Single

Massive B heats up again with politically conscious anthem, “Babylon Bitch”, voiced by iconic Reggae Dancehall artist Anthony B. The record joins Massive B’s catalogue alongside a wealth of activist led compositions. “Babylon Bitch” arrives at the perfect time as tensions remain high regarding elections in both the United States and Anthony B’s native land of Jamaica.… Read More