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Jamaica’s Hottest New-School Reggae Artists Return To Roots

Live bands. Soulful music. Substantive lyrics. I could be describing the Jamaican music scene circa 1976, the heyday of . But I’m talking about a sound that dominated at this year’s Reggae Sumfest, Jamaica’s biggest annual music festival.

Jamaican artist Chronixx, 20, performed live before nearly 10,000 fans at the yearly event. He’s Jamaica’s most buzzed-about artist right now, and he’s leading the way in a rich musical movement: new-school roots. It’s a bit of Rasta meets hipster. Chronixx says it’s a repackaging of what came before.

“We are not going to do it like Bob Marley did or like did,” Chronixx says. “We are using their blueprint to bring on a new generation of works.” Read more

Father-of-eight Levi Roots found success after promoting his Reggae Reggae Sauce on Dragons’ Den ‘leaves his children to struggle’

When he appeared on Dragons’ Den to market the Reggae Reggae Sauce that would make him a multi-millionaire, Levi Roots billed it as the ultimate family collaboration.

He told the world that the sauce was made to his Jamaican grandmother’s authentic recipe and said that his children helped out in his business.

But it seems that most of the entrepreneur’s eight children – by seven mothers – struggle to think of him as a family man. Read more

Inner Circle 2014 Festival Promotional Video

Large up & GIVE THANKS !! This is Dreddy Dred from di Inner Circle Crew! Just updating you on what a wonderful and blessed year Inner Circle is having so far in 2014. Now begins Festival Season! Why not consider Inner Circle “The Bad Boys of Reggae” for your 2014 Festival? With the #1 Reggae song played on television “BAD BOYS (The Theme Song for Cops)” & The International Hit “SWEAT” Thats still breaking record sales all over the world, & New collaborations with Latin Star “Nengo Flow”, International Pop Star “Flo-Rida”, Dancehall Don “Khago”, & one of Canada’s Biggest Rap Stars Kardinal Offishall. Inner Circle is definitely staying relevant with over 200,000 Facebook Firneds, Verified on Twitter, & one of Reggae’s Best E-mail Blast Databases.

For more information stay in touch with Inner Circle by logging on to BadBoysofReggae.com
For bookings contact Lourdes.CircleHouse@gmail.com Or Ira@sweetwinegroup.com
For any PR, Drops, or Dubs contact Abebe Lewis at InnerCirclemp3@gmail.com
JAH RASTAFARI!!

Young reggae Performers Make a statement at The Rebel Salute in St. Ann

The legendary Bunny Wailer’s statements were almost prophetic on night one of Rebel Salute at Richmond Estate in St Ann, the veteran artiste pointing out that there was a host of young acts who could carry on reggae’s rich traditions. Though he spoke specifically about the children of legends like himself and Bob Marley, he would have been happy with what he saw from reggae’s youngest proponents.

On night one, Friday, Hempress Sativa, Jesse Royal and Kabaka Pyramid were not just good performers, they provided the social commentary and rebellious leanings of reggae music of old. Read more