WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Harsh Armadillo “Animal” | Top Shelf Reggae

New England's funky, hip hop conglomerate Harsh Armadillo goes primal in “Animal” off their latest, self-released BITE LP. A jazzy, downtempo track about certain passions known to overwhelm the senses after sundown, “Animal” is quintessential of the band's kinky groove, brought to you visually by Xander Hayes of XZH Visuals in this Top Shelf Reggae […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Majah Bless “Gone Away” | Top Shelf Reggae

Jamaican artist Majah Bless strikes an anti-violence stance in this world music video premiere for “Gone Away”, a track of Rebel Sound Records' latest African Trod Riddim compilation. The riddim is a gentle one, with simplistic bongo drums and traditional African sounds that exemplify the feeling of getting back to one's roots. The roots for Majah […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ra Deal “Free” | Top Shelf Reggae

Jamaican artist Ra Deal is ready to be released in this world video premiere of “Free” off the recent African Trod Riddim compilation via Rebel Sound Records. With a mellow bongo beat backing the track, Ra Deal preaches the value of freedom in his take on this slow tempo riddim and shows several ways to […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: E.N Young “Just Be” | Top Shelf Reggae

Producer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, E.N Young, is illuminating his supportive side in the world video premiere of “Just Be”: an uplifting track with playful keys and horn riffs off his latest Call On Me album.  E.N welcomes his muse into his life, saying “you can do anything”, for you are the ultimate.  Owner of Roots Musician […]

WORLD SINGLE PREMIERE: Omik “Uncertain Love” | Top Shelf Reggae

Omik, born Kimo Carpenter, brings a special blend of island vibes, traditional reggae riffs and west coast sounds to create his unique, up-and-coming style. This seems fitting, considering the LA-resident migrated to the mainland from his Hawaii home to continue his musical journey. After teaming up with fellow Mensch House Records and Island Empire friends, […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Jah Bouks “Trod On” | Top Shelf Reggae

Top Shelf Reggae is pleased to unveil the world premeire of Jah Bouks' latest music video, “Trod On”. The track consists of heavenly harmonies, African rhythms and diplomatic lyrics to render this year's greatest 'act right' anthem. Born in Winchester, a suburb of St. Thomas, Jamaica, Jah Bouks started playing music at age 12 to […]

WORLD SINGLE PREMIERE: Brother Jerome “Hustle” | Top Shelf Reggae

New York-based reggae-fusion band Brother Jerome has officially launched their debut full-length album Progress as of today! In celebration of its release, this funky reggae four-piece is premiering on Top Shelf Reggae their inaugural single off the album, “Hustle” – a track about, well, hustling. In this life, we need to take time to smell […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Kwamevi “Faithful” (feat. E.N Young) | Top Shelf Reggae

Kwamevi (born Edem Kwamevi Agbottah) was born into the Ghanaian Ewe Tribe in Dallas, Texas, inheriting both West African and American traditions as a result. With an affinity to bamboo flutes and African rhythms, Kwamevi began playing classical guitar at age 15, influenced by music that speaks of self-awareness and togetherness. After releasing and producing […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Ibru “My Life” | Top Shelf Reggae

Caribbean native Ibru (formerly Artiste Hebrew) is back with a teaser off his upcoming full-length album Life Story with the brand new single, “My Life”. Branching out from the rural island of South Andros in the Bahamas, Ibru showcases his journey from humble beginnings to stardom in this world video premiere, directed by Icey Jace […]

Premiere: Spiritual Rez “Together Always” featuring HIRIE | Top Shelf Reggae

Boston’s six piece reggae-rock funkateers that call themselves Spiritual Rez has teamed up with Southern California's most beloved songstress HIRIE to release a brand new track today exclusively on Top Shelf Reggae titled “Together Always.” Spiritual Rez is gearing up for their fourth studio album due out October 7th, 2016 titled Setting in the West […]