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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: 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

First Listen: CRSB – Casanova

Keeping it in the family, cousins Chris Ramos and Sonny B form the Bay area’s CRSB. Today Rootfire is premiering their latest track, “Casanova,” a pop forward tale of the Romeo who can’t help but fall in love with every girl he meets.… Read More