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Brian Nelson a.k.a. Red Ninja is passionate about making music, making friends, experiencing life and living to tell the tale. Whether dropping heavy dub beats, cruising untouched Rocky Mountain powder, or talking shop about the music biz, Nelson’s approach is pure ninja.

First Listen: Death By Dub – Dub the Line

Denver, Colorado’s Death By Dub is what happens when you have a city full of talented musicians who realize they have this secret love affair with a style of music. Maybe it’s not the most popular kind of music, and maybe the kings of the genre aren’t household names, but for… Read More

First Listen: Reggae Mandela – South Africa

With 40 years under its belt, few labels have the scope that VP Records brings to the table. But four decades of bringing reggae music to the masses isn’t all that’s being celebrated; this month, in conjunction with African-American History Month, VP is releasing Reggae Mandela, a compilation of heavy-hitting roots… Read More

Death by Dub: Denver’s Latest Dub to Devour

Denver has been a growing hotspot for reggae over the last handful of years. And given the abundance of venues and a crowd that can legally self-medicate it’s no wonder that some of the country’s top musicians are now calling the mile-high city home.… Read More