UB40 inducted into London’s Music Walk of Fame

Reggae phenomenon UB40 has received a prestigious stone at the Music Walk of Fame in Camden, London, marking another feather in their cap. Ali Campbell, UB40’s iconic frontman during their 1980s peak, described the induction as a “return to roots”, remembering Camden’s pivotal role in launching their meteoric rise. The group now joins an elite […]

Burna Boy Heralded as African Dancehall Artiste: Says Afrobeat Has No Substance

Burna Boy’s recent remarks have created ripples in the music world, with many African news outlet positioning him as an African Dancehall artiste while simultaneously offering a sharp critique on Afrobeats. During his dialogue with “Just Being Benny”, he drew parallels between Dancehall and Afrobeats, emphasizing the depth and substance inherent in the former. Burna […]

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 […]

Tarrus Riley’s ‘She’s Royal’ Celebrates 100 Million YouTube Views

Tarrus Riley’s 2006 hit “She’s Royal” achieved a milestone of 100 million views on YouTube on Wednesday, July 19. The music video was directed by Rupert Campbell and Richard Delapenha and was produced by the legendary saxophonist Dean Fraser for Riley’s “Parables” album on VP Records. Tarrus mentioned in an interview with the Jamaica Observer […]