Stephen Marley’s New Album ‘Old Soul’ Debuts on the Billboard Reggae Charts at #10

Chart-topping artist Stephen Marley has made another significant mark in the world of reggae music with his fourth studio album, “Old Soul.” Securing his fifth title on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart, “Old Soul” debuts at an impressive #10, showcasing Marley’s continued influence and prowess in the genre. Released on September 15 under the labels […]

Afro-Dancehall: Nigerian Star Patoranking Drops ‘World Best’ Album Featuring Dancehall Stars Beenie Man and Popcaan

Nigerian superstar, Patoranking, celebrated for his distinctive fusion of dancehall, reggae, and traces of Afrobeats, has unveiled his eagerly awaited album, “World Best,” on Sept. 6. This release marks his fourth studio album and the first since the 2020 hit, “Three.” Speaking to Rolling Stone, Patoranking elucidated that “World Best” isn’t just a title but […]

“Dem take we style!” Beenie Man alludes to Afrobeat taking over Dancehall’s unique style

Dancehall, with its deep and influential history, has undeniably been a foundational pillar for many music genres that emerged after it. Afrobeats, although unique with its West African essence, bears evident marks of Dancehall rhythms and beats. Dancehall veteran Beenie Man recently shed light on this, asserting that Afrobeats’ evolution began with artists copying and […]

Stephen Marley Announces ‘Old Soul’ Album: Full Tracklist and Release Date Revealed

Stephen Marley is back with his fifth studio album, “Old Soul”, releasing on September 15, 2023, via Tuff Gong Collective/UMe/Ghetto Youths International. The album is a star-studded affair with features from iconic musicians such as Eric Clapton, Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead, Jack Johnson, Ziggy Marley, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Buju Banton, and Slightly […]

Sizzla Kalonji Releases ‘I-Grade’, His Second Album This Year

After a successful two-week tour in Japan earlier this year, Sizzla Kalonji has dropped his second album of the year. Named “I-Grade”, this album continues a 13-track journey exploring themes of love, awareness, and triumph. Released by Izreal Records, Sonovic Music, and Kalonji Music Production last Friday, it’s now available on all leading digital and […]

Dancehall Star Shane O Gears Up for Debut Album Release, 18 Years After First Hit

Eighteen years after making his mark in the music industry with the hit song “Lightning Flash” on the Applause riddim, dancehall artist Shane O is gearing up to release his first album. During an interview at the Wray and Nephew Fight Nights series at the Arnett Gardens Sports Complex, where he also performed, Shane O […]

Pure Pleasure Hits 30: A Look at The Album That Catapulted Shaggy to Dancehall Stardom

Thirty years ago, the world was introduced to a distinctive, raspy voice that would soon become a staple in dancehall music. Shaggy’s debut album, “Pure Pleasure,” was released in 1993, marking the start of a thriving career that would eventually shape him into an icon of the genre. Emerging from Kingston, Jamaica, Orville Richard Burrell, […]