Tag: Reggae

Dancehall: Vybz Kartel’s Appeal may Start Soon

Vybz Kartel, whose given name is Adijah Palmer; entertainer Shawn ‘Shawn Storm’ Campbell; Kahira Jones; and Andre St John were sentenced on April 3 to life imprisonment for the August 16, 2011 murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams. His case just got a new life and his fans are already anticipating his release, #FreeGaza. #FreeKartel

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Watch: Another Roots Warrior, Dre Island Rises

Among the list of names of artistes said to be a part of the new Neo Roots movement or what is also known as the Roots Rock Reggae revival in Jamaica, is a Kingston based artiste that you might have heard about but have never met. Well not only will you meet him today you will also be introduced to his music. Dre Island is who we are talking about right now Onstage.

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Watch: Onstage TV Interview with Protoje

When it comes to committing one’s self to a cause, setting clear objectives and doing what is necessary to achieve them, there is one artiste in local music that most certainly exemplifies a model upcoming artistes would be well served to emulate. Fresh from his very successful Ancient Future show at hope gardens and a very successful tour in 2015 including a stop on the Jamrock Reggae cruise, Protoje joins us right now.

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