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Kayla joined Rootfire after following this music around the country for years. Since 2010, she has been hosting a reggae radio show called U DUB, Wednesdays at 7pm CT on WSUM. She was voted 'DJ of the Year' at the Madison Area Music Awards in 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017.  You can follow her on social media at: @djkaylakush

A Matter of Time: An Interview with Protoje

photo credit: Chance Nkosi Gomez

I had a minor freakout when I received word that I’d be interviewing Protoje. I mean THE Protoje, the powerful performer who is an absolute champion of authentic Jamaican reggae. Protoje, who has over a decade of experience under his belt, who is a… Read More

Women In Reggae – Jah9

How can I even begin to describe someone like Jah9? She is not just a musician, but a poet, and her work is immensely important to the world we live in today.

I will never forget riding in a car with two of my strong… Read More