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.
Coming off the success of 2016’s Billboard Reggae Chart topper Golden released on the Rootfire Cooperative, The Movement is back with their first single of 2018, “Cool Me Down.” Contrary to its title, this slow-burner from the South Carolina reggae-rockers… Read More
As I stepped off the plane in Rochester, NY on December 30, I was greeted by two baggage handlers declaring with a smile, “Welcome to sunny Rochester. Please enjoy our white sandy beaches.” This, of course, was in reference to the snow that had been falling, and would… Read More
For many out there within the reggae scene California Roots Music and Arts Festival a.k.a. Cali Roots is the primo event of the year. Featuring an arsenal of the genre’s top headliners plus the most promising up and coming talent, Cali Roots spreads across three days and… Read More
In our current time, being a functioning, present act takes a meticulous attention to a wide spectrum of details. Modern studio production, a tight engaging live show, sharp branding, and a prolific frontman are a good start, but the bottom line is quality.… Read… Read More
Hovering over the stereo, record, play and pause buttons engaged, waiting to unleash the spinning of the tape deck the second that favorite new song starts on the radio. Notepad open to the right as the order of the latest mixtape is charted out, this one… Read More
Snow is falling, the temperature is dropping, and the days are short. Winter has wrapped itself around all of us as the holiday season kicks into full swing. We will celebrate, we will connect, and we will enjoy this time of reflection with friends and family… Read More