Category Archive for ‘Women in Reggae’
As the US reggae scene evolves over time, there are some major forces at play, shaping the scene and helping get this music in front of more people who will love it.
What role has radio played in your life? My family used to listen to it on the drive to and from school. As a teenager I used to stay up late and listen to a show called Indie Soundcheck on FM 102.1, my notebook and pen in hand, ready… Read More
Imagine living in Jamaica during the birth of reggae music. Like a fire igniting, the island had its own sound, a product of the unique time and place, of all the circumstances that brought Jamaicans to where they were—overcoming unimaginable suffering, uniting in hope and reclaiming their… Read More
“The goal is to write and record the baddest riddims possible and watch Babylon tumble from the weight of pure bass.”
-Maddie Ruthless, NYC, 2018
Over the years, I have had the privilege of interviewing quite a few musicians from within the reggae community… Read More
With her new album Vessel of Love dropping today on Merge Records, Hollie Cook once again presents to the world a fresh dose of her distinctive brand of reggae-infused tropical pop. Working with producer Martin ‘Youth’ Glover, Cook’s third full length album delivers with deep, stratified arrangements showcasing the… Read More