Beloit, Wisconsin. Through the concrete and crime blossoms something beautiful. Built on love, on friendship, on family. This is the music of Earth to Clark, rising through the darkness to shine a light on the community. A kaleidoscopic flower with strong roots.…… Read More
Kayla joined Rootfire after following this music around the country for years. She has been hosting reggae radio shows in Madison since 2010. Her newest installment is '2 DUB', Saturday nights at 10pm on 89.9 WORT FM. She is the 4x winner of 'DJ of the Year' at the Madison Area Music Awards. You can follow her on social media at: @djkaylakush
As the US reggae scene evolves over time, there are some major forces at play, shaping the scene and helping get this music in front of more people who will love it.
What role has radio played in your life? My family used to listen to it on the drive to and from school. As a teenager I used to stay up late and listen to a show called Indie Soundcheck on FM 102.1, my notebook and pen in hand, ready… Read More
From selling cassette tapes in Florida, to becoming a DJ, and becoming part of Major Lazer, Jamaican-born, Miami-based DJ/producer Walshy Fire has been influential in spreading Caribbean music and culture to the masses. He recently released his debut solo album ABENG,… Read More
Temperature getting hot, can’t cool it, no no
When the rhythm hit the spot, have to groove it
Within the first moments of hearing “Cool It”, you’ll probably feel your body start to move without warning. The fast paced danceable… Read More