Gramps Morgan is one of the GREAT voices in modern music. When Mr. Morgan sings, the people listen. And when the song he sings carries a powerful message of hope and validation, as is the case with his new single and video “People Like You,” everyone within earshot takes a deep breath… Read More
Devin spent almost 20 years as singer and songwriter for L.A. based roots-reggae band The Expanders. During that time he helped write/record/release 4 records, backed numerous veteran Jamaican artists at performances throughout California, and toured across the U.S. and Europe. He is also an experienced record selector and collector of Jamaican vinyl. Devin now splits his time between recording/performing solo acoustic reggae, playing guitar for veteran SoCal groups Long Beach Dub Allstars, The Lions, and Hepcat, and editing reggae news for Rootfire.net. You can follow him at @manlikedevin
Rootfire is giving away a pair of tickets to catch Rome & Duddy on “The Friends And Family Acoustic Tour.” Winners can pick any show to attend beginning March 6.
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Rootfire is giving away a pair of weekend general admission passes to Reggae Rise Up – Florida, taking place March 20 – 22, 2020.
“The music herein represents some of the most heartfelt ever committed to wax in the history of Jamaican music; it is not a joke thing, nor is it a rebel pose. Its truth and honesty has endured for nearly two decades, proving, if proof be needed,… Read More
A few months back, Rootfire published an interview with Pachyman, the L.A. based Puerto Rican riddim and dub master. At the time, Pachyman had just burst onto the scene in strong-strong fashion with his debut full-length dub record “Pachyman In Dub,” a critically acclaimed instant classic on which… Read More
The world’s greatest songwriter was born in the rural Jamaican parish of St. Ann on Feb 6, 1945. His impact on both the music and citizens of the world is impossible to overstate.
To celebrate his 75th birthday (that’s not even that old!… Read More
Rootfire’s “Rare Record Showcase” is a bi-monthly series dedicated to sharing top-quality Jamaican and Jamaican-inspired records of the past, that have heretofore unjustly existed under the radar of all but the most deep-diving music lovers.
“A corrupted man’s heart is the ghetto.… Read More
Rootfire is giving away a pair of tickets to Arizona Roots Music & Arts Festival, February 22 & 23, 2020.