Good Vibes Charity Event feat. Fortunate Youth | Top Shelf Reggae

On February 3rd, Sasquash Rosin Press held a charity event in Temecula, California to raise awareness within the cannabis community about autism and how cannabis is helping autistic children by raising some funds for families in need and for autism research. They had speakers talking about autism and how they are working with Congress to […]

Cydeways “Love for Two” Live Video | Top Shelf Reggae

Boston to Santa Barbara band Cydeways has a new live video for their single “Love for Two”, the latest off their recent But It Aint House Music debut LP. A track about the confusing qualms spurred about by a budding relationship, Cydeways jams out their relationship angst live style in this video shot and edited […]

Katchafire drops new single “Love Today” | Top Shelf Reggae

It’s no secret that big inspiration often comes from true love, something that New Zealand’s award winning superstars, Katchafire can certainly attest to in their latest release titled “Love Today.” The track stays true to Katchafire’s tried and tested formula of classic roots reggae, R’n’B and funk, as the track delivers another all-out sensory assault […]

Stick Figure at SLC’s Hangar House | Top Shelf Reggae

Stomp your feet to the reggae beat! The Stick Figure Above the Storm Tour passed through Salt Lake City on January 27th, leaving behind smiles and warmed hearts in their wake. Iya Terra, Twiddle and Stick Figure rocked the stage at The Hangar House in the heart of downtown Salt Lake. People of all ages cheered, […]

25th Annual Rototom Sunsplash takes shape | Top Shelf Reggae

The first announcement unveiling the initial artists signed onto Rototom 25 is finally here! As of this morning, Spain’s Rototom Sunsplash, otherwise known as the biggest European reggae extravaganza of all time, has taken shape for reggae-lovers far and wide. Situated on the breathtaking Costa Azahar Mediterranean beaches of Benicassim, Rototom is not your regular […]

KBong unveils “Open My Eyes” video | Top Shelf Reggae

Stick Figure keyboardist and influential solo artist, KBong, is making waves once again with his latest music video for “Open My Eyes” – a love song about living in the now. Walking along lavish and lush landscapes, KBong journeys across Hawaii in the video, taking in its innate beauty as if for the first time. It's […]

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 […]

Stick Figure at Madison’s Barrymore Theatre | Top Shelf Reggae

After catching the Chicago, Illinois stop on Stick Figure’s Above The Storm Tour, Top Shelf Reggae drove about 3 hours north the next night to catch them at the Barrymore Theatre in Madison, Wisconsin. Another beautiful sold out venue filled with music lovers anticipating Stick Figure with supporting bands Iya Terra and Twiddle on January […]

Stick Figure at Chicago’s Riviera Theatre | Top Shelf Reggae

Stick Figure’s Above The Storm tour is currently underway and Top Shelf Reggae was fortunate enough to attend several nights of this incredible tour. The lineup includes supporting acts by Twiddle and Iya Terra, and up first was a night with the bands in Chicago, Illinois at the Riviera Theatre on Friday, January 19th. The […]

Top Shelf talks with Tatanka | Top Shelf Reggae

Colorado-based and buffalo enthusiast band Tatanka has recently concluded a short winter tour alongside E. N Young, Dubbest and Bumpin Uglies. After 10 days on the road trekking around the continental southwest, the Tatanka boys took a break to chat with Top Shelf Reggae on tour highlights, future plans and weed preferences. 2017 was a […]

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 […]

Damian Marley’s cannabis company is making waves in the industry | Top Shelf Reggae

With chart-topping songs like “Medication,” on Damian’s most recent solo album Stony Hill, it’s no secret that Damian is a leader and an advocate for the de-stigmatization of medical marijuana. While reggae fans around the globe have been buzzing about this recent album from Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, investors have been buzzing about his publicly […]

Hollie Cook “Vessel of Love” album review | Top Shelf Reggae

British singer, songwriter and keyboardist Hollie Cook is about to premiere her third full-length solo LP Vessel of Love this Friday, January 26th – with a new single already climbing the charts! Continuing in her self-proclaimed “tropical pop” fashion, Cook accentuates reggae, dub and rocksteady vibes in between sounds of yesteryear, like 1960s acid rock […]

Kaya Fest 2018 to hit San Bernardino | Top Shelf Reggae

What’s more quintessential and legendary to ever grace the reggae music industry than the master, Mr. Bob Marley himself? 40 years ago, Bob debuted Kaya, a record that shaped the trajectory of reggae forever. Now with a succession of talented children to carry his legacy, Bob Marley will always be remembered through his music as he […]

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 […]

Pato Banton at Whiskey A Go Go | Top Shelf Reggae

On Friday January 5th, Pato Banton & the Now Generation headlined the show at the iconic Whiskey A Go-Go. They were supported by High Quality Porn Music, Tracy Ann Lisa, Living Out War, The Bleeskiez, Josh Washington, and Irie Empire Dub Sound System (ft. Fat Horn from Inhale and Ras Ranger and Skunk Dub). The […]

Cali Roots announces final 2018 artists | Top Shelf Reggae

Today’s the day. It’s finally here – the fourth and final installment of the 2018 California Roots lineup! This year artist reveals went down a little differently, allowing the avid reggae and rap enthusiast to see what each day’s rundowns were way ahead of schedule. (Normally, this information is unveiled the week or two leading […]

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 […]

Street Pharmacy releases “Roaming Souls” single | Top Shelf Reggae

Following up on their fifth full-length album, Pharmanomics, Ontario-based triad Street Pharmacy gives fans a taste of what’s to come on CD #6 with “Roaming Souls” – a reggae-rock tribute to believing in oneself. Street Pharmacy has made a name for themselves over the years as true DIY-ers, self-funding their reggae-inspired Legacy of Rudy album […]

Victor Rice “Smoke” album review | Top Shelf Reggae

Renowned producer and musical engineer, Victor Rice, has squeezed another solo full-length LP in between his other projects – projects that include production work for The Slackers, Easy Star All Stars, The Toasters and more. Over 20 years Rice has been in the business of making music (and making music well), migrating from his New […]

Jungle Man Sam drops “Dive Deep” single | Top Shelf Reggae

Toronto, Canada is the last place you think of when you hear ‘jungle man’. Indeed, Jungle Man Sam holds down a Canadian reggae presence, with music infused with pop, dance, soca, reggaeton and more. Seemingly born wanderlust, JMS transposes sounds from his exotic travels into song, serving his listeners a sweet slice of cultural pie […]

Pepper’s acoustic performance of “Around” | Top Shelf Reggae

Pepper from Kailua-Kona, HI performing their original song “Around” live at the Sugarshack Recording Compound in Bonita Springs, FL. Episode #246 of the Sugarshack Acoustic Live Music Series. Tags: videos, sugarshack sessions, pepper, acoustic, Source: https://topshelfreggae.com/video/peppers-acoustic-performance-of-around Top Shelf Reggae | The people’s source for reggae rock news, reviews, and videos.

3rd Cali Roots 2018 lineup announced | Top Shelf Reggae

The holidays have come early, folks – the Cali Roots crew has released another artist announcement! Festival-lovers get to swallow another big bite of the 9th Annual California Roots rundown, just in time to add passes to their Christmas wish lists. If you have yet to consider Cali Roots as your Memorial Day destination this […]