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Rootfire Editor 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: Atomga – Rat Race

At its roots, reggae is freedom fighter music. It is played to unite people against cultural oppression, political corruption and injustice. During the early hayday of roots reggae in the 70’s, the genre carried its message in the face of the violent era of political unrest… Read More

Rootfire at One Love Cali Reggae Fest 2018

When most people think music festival, they think summer time. The thing I love about One Love Cali Reggae Fest is getting that dose of music fest love in February. That and the monstrous lineup that One Love has consistently brought, now three years running.… Read More

First Watch: Nattali Rize – Warriors

Taking a look at the current political and cultural climate across the world it becomes clear that there is no shortage of battles to be fought. The money machine is turning profits for the few more efficiently than ever, and there has never been a greater… Read More