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
Color Red is one of the most exciting things happening in the music industry right now. Part record label, part media/streaming platform and part distribution network, the international cooperative was founded by Eddie Roberts, guitarist for soul/jazz/funk extraordinaires, The New Mastersounds.… Read More
Veteran Music Agents Unite to Form MINT TALENT GROUP, an Agency Re-Imagined for the Post-Pandemic Entertainment Industry
C.J. Strock, formerly of William Morris Endeavor, joins Patrick McAuliff and Phil Egenthal, formerly of Paradigm Talent Agency to form Mint Talent Group, the first agency formed during the COVID-era that brings together veteran agents from multiple major agencies.… Read More
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
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
The Movement and Clinton Fearon debut their new collab single “Mountain,” today on Rootfire. Produced by Johnny Cosmic and Matt Goodwin. Listen to it here first!
Climbing a mountain is one of those things that some people do for fun while other people wonder why.… Read More
A variety of Caribbean music has burst through US airwaves in recent years. Salsa, Mirengue, Reggaeton, y mas!! But if you REALLY know what’s up, you know it’s SOCA time. You may already be whining your waist in the kitchen to the music of Kes.… Read More
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