G whizz life (Mood Swing riddim)

October 23, 2009 | | Reggae Videos | 1 Comment

Inspiration for today comes from G Whizz’s rendition of Life. “Mi life soon sawt out suh mi nuh worry” the first statement defines the direction of the song. The video is set in downtown Kingston and it portraits moments in the hustling life of a hand cart vendor as he tries to move towards im

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Hustling by Busy Signal (Baddaz Riddim)

October 20, 2009 | | Reggae Videos | No Comments

Busy Signal released hustling at about the time when the pinch of the economic collapse started to cause serious wounds. Mind you, things were not so easy before. The song takes the stance of one of the approaches that can be used to drive oneself from day to day in an effort to find better days.

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Get Up Stand Up National Heroes Day in Jamaica

October 19, 2009 | | Reggae History | No Comments

In the land of wood and water, the home of the sweet tune of reggae, Jamaicans are today celebrating National Heroes Day. On this day Jamaica reflects on the achievements of some of the people who have done outstanding service and made significant contributions to national development. Over the p

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Money Over War by Laden

October 18, 2009 | | Reggae Videos | No Comments

Laden never won Digicel Rising Stars the popular television talent show, but he certainly got his name out and won many fans. This man has shown some real commitment in pursuit of his dreams and of late his career has just been on an upward path. Money Over War is a very a very lyrically loaded s

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Good Girl Gone Bad by Tarrus Riley and Konshens

October 18, 2009 | | Reggae Videos | No Comments

In Good Girl Gone Bad, Tarrus Riley teams up with Konshens to produce another wonder. The song is produced and performed sparing no ounce of creativity. The song is very catchy, and has you subconsciously snapping your fingers to the beat and singing along once it starts to play. Tarrus Riley has

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Assassin Does Same Thing Again

October 16, 2009 | | Reggae Videos | No Comments

Same Thing Again is a charm in Assassin aka Agent Sasco's growing gallery of reggae and dancehall music. The song reflects on the recurring nature of events in the lives of people from the ghetto who are struggling to survive. It makes reference to social problems like teenage pregnancy and the e

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Reggae History

October 13, 2009 | | Reggae History | 1 Comment

Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. This music style originated following on the development of ska and rocksteady. Reggae is based on a rhythmic style characterized by regular beats on the off-beat, known as the skank. Reggae is normally slower than ska, and usuall

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