Julian Marley set to release reggae’s next staple album, “As I Am” | Top Shelf Reggae

Julian Marley's much anticipated 4th album, As I Am, is available for pre-order now and is giving fans a delightful taste of the soul-powered production with an immediate download of the track “Straighter Roads” with every purchase. Fans have been patiently waiting an entire decade since the release of Marley’s previous album, Awake, which won ‘Best […]

Tomorrows Bad Seeds release “Trinity” video | Top Shelf Reggae

SoCal scenery and postive vibrations overflow in the newest music video for “Trinity” from South Bay reggae-rock collective Tomorrows Bad Seeds. From their start in 2004, TBS has consistently been a cornerstone of the Cali reggae movement, combining reggae with rock with pop with hip hop to render one of the top sounds in the […]

Roots Of Creation to release “Grateful Dub” tribute album | Top Shelf Reggae

Roots of Creation (RoC) is an all-time, award-winning reggae-rock sensation! On March 9th, the band will be releasing another fantastic RoC full-length album called Grateful Dub off Bombshelter Records, bringing together their love for The Grateful Dead and painting popular Dead songs with their unique reggae dub style. This new Grateful Dub album is like […]

Dirty Heads release “Celebrate” video | Top Shelf Reggae

Earlier this week, Dirty Heads dropped a new music video for the track “Celebrate”, featuring The Unlikely Candidates. This song was the second single off their latest, widely successful and eclectic sixth studio album, Swim Team. “Celebrate” hits home for any DH fans that have been along for the ride since their first album, Any […]

Katchafire release second track & video, “Way Beyond” | Top Shelf Reggae

New Zealand roots-reggae maestros' Katchafire release their second single and video “Way Beyond,” from Katchafire's forthcoming fifth studio album. The track is engineered by five-time Grammy winner James 'Bonzai' Caruso (Damian & Stephen Marley, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Ice-T). Vocalist, songwriter, drummer, percussion and guitarist, Leon Davey shares, “This song, Way Beyond, has come about from […]

Krooked Treez release new video for “Dr Kevorkian” | Top Shelf Reggae

Joined by renowned turntablist of the GRAMMY Award-winning band Slipknot, and saxophonist for the band The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Southern California’s own Krooked Treez released their brand new video for the track “Dr. Kevorkian.” Directed by Krooked Treez’s own Oscar Brown, this skillfully bass-heavy, hip-hop and reggae fused track shows the band’s versatility. Demonstrating a […]

The Holdup release new single “Solid” | Top Shelf Reggae

Since the critical acclaim success of their 2011 debut album titled Still Gold, reggae and music lovers have been clamoring and anxiously waiting for new music from California based reggae band The Holdup. Since releasing their debut album the band has garnered a great deal of commercial success and moved on to sell tens of […]

Christos DC’s announces fourth album release | Top Shelf Reggae

Raised by parents who sang opera and taught voice professionally, Washington, D.C native Christos DC will release his fourth album titled Tessera, on July 28th through Honest Music.  “Love is the frequency of which the Creator works through one another” It was Christos' great respect for the music coming out of Kingston, Jamaica that led […]

Passafire set to release sixth full length album | Top Shelf Reggae

Progressive reggae-rock pioneers Passafire will be releasing Longshot, their sixth full-length album – and third release on indie reggae powerhouse Easy Star Records – on May 12. The record is now available for pre-order, which includes two advance songs, “Longshot” and “Blow.” Those songs are also be on Spotify and other streaming services.  Longshot’s songs […]

The Expendables release “I Won’t Give Up” featuring Hirie | Top Shelf Reggae

After some social media teasers, Southern California’s own Expendables dropped their highly anticipated new collaboration I Won’t Give Up with reggae songstress Hirie. The track is definitely a more mature-sounding work The Expendables, whose most recent songs have combined hard-hitting surf rock with reggae undertones. The SoCal band perfectly balances Hirie’s soft vocals with increasing […]

Common Kings release new music video for “Lost In Paradise” | Top Shelf Reggae

Fresh off a tour supporting pop superstar Meghan Trainor playing sold-out amphitheaters all summer long, Orange County's rock-reggae royalty Common Kings have revealed details on their upcoming new album Lost In Paradise.  The album is set for a February 3rd release date through the band's own Island Empire Records and will feature the group working with producers Poo Bear, Dwayne […]

Common Kings announces new album & release title track “Lost in Paradise” | Top Shelf Reggae

Fresh off a tour supporting pop superstar Meghan Trainor playing sold-out amphitheaters all summer long, Orange County rock-reggae outfit the Common Kings have revealed details on their upcoming new album Lost In Paradise. The album is set for a February 3rd release date through the band's own Island Empire Records and will feature the group […]