Reggae Release Radar is Rootfire’s weekly list of new reggae releases (albums/singles/EP’s) from independent artists and prominent labels alike. RRR is open to all artists regardless of size or status and provides an opportunity for up and coming artists to be included alongside globally recognized headliners.… Read… Read More
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The two giants of French Reggae, Naâman and Dub Inc, come together for an upbeat track that speaks to the soul. A song about following your heart, rather than your voice of reason, it leaves us wanting more from the iconic duo.… Read More
Shot and directed by Sameel “Samo” Kush-I Johnson, on location in Jamaica, WI. “I Become Light” is a livication to Andrew “Drew Keys” Stoch. May his spirit live on through his music.
Emerging singer songwriter, Brown Bones hits on the nerve of painful losses, peaceful passages, twilight battles and passionate… Read More
The following notes accompany the 40th anniversary reissue of Wailing, available in Europe on July 17, 2021 (Record Store Day) and in the US on November 26 (Black Friday).
2021 marks the 40th anniversary of two Wailing Souls LPs, one iconic and one comparatively obscure.… Read More
The extended lockdown that most of the nation endured due to the COVID-19 pandemic created a serious amount of angst for people. Beyond the tragedy… Read More
From a back porch in Bonita Springs, FL, Sugarshack Sessions have become a mainstay in the American reggae community and beyond, and Rootfire has been lucky enough to be there from the very beginning. Today marks 7 years from that first session we worked on together… Read More