Reggae evolved from Ska, Blue Beat, and Rock Steady. Much is owed to the creative talents of Jackie Mittoo, Don Drummond, Roland Alphonso, Tommy McCook, and Ernie Rangling to name a few. Great musicians working together to combine the influences of their roots and culture with the Jazz training and experiences gained from their excursions to the USA. A special homage is paid... More..
Jah Thomas and Silver Camel worked together on the trax at Pathway Studios in London. The vocal trax were laid over dubs that Jah Thomas had laid down at Channel One Studio in Jamaica and mixed at King Tubbys Studio by Scientist.The net result was that a more 'live' dancehall feel was achieved.The album 'Dancehall Stylee' hit the Number One spot on Black Echoes charts.Jah... More..
JAH THOMASREAL NAME: NKRUMAH MANLEY THOMASBORN: AUGUST 27. 1955. KINGSTON, JAMAICA.JAH THOMAS, the name is now synonymous with reggae music, good reggae music. In Jamaica Thomas has worked along side the great names; COXSONE, GIBBS, AND 'GG'In the mid 70's it was 'GG' who first recorded Thomas. Influenced by Errol Holt, they put Thomas in the studio and recorded 'Midnight... More..
Many years have passed since artist Ijahway started to play music here and there. How could we define his music? Well, it is a blend of conscious lyrics, energetic vibes with a husky voice. Deep and grave, stained by human conditions, inspired by real experiences and not fictions. A mix of reggae, new roots, ragga, blues, rock and world influences.From his native land... More..
Benaïssa LingerSuccess is no stranger to Benïssa. Back in 1996 he founded the first Dutch singing r&b-rap-reggae combination group called Arnhemsgewijs. Lloyd DeMeza was invited to be the lead singer of the group. The result was two top 5 single hits and a hit album in the Netherlands.In 1998 Benaïssa, that time known as Kenny Wise, toured Germany and... More..