Clint Stevens drops “First Place” single ahead of debut album | Top Shelf Reggae

Reggae-funk band Clint Stevens is gearing up to drop their debut full-length album, offering fans of the Arizona band a taste ahead of time with their lead single “First Place”. A retrospective reggae-rock anthem centering around a relationship gone wrong, “First Place” is danceable, yet dark track — a yin and a yang. But, this seven-piece […]

FOUREVER1 drops “On My Way” single with EP on the way | Top Shelf Reggae

What's better than one iconic reggae-pop superstar? Four sisters slaying the genre together. FOUREVER1, comprised of 23-year-old identical quadruplets, have taken the music business by storm after pairing with manager and producer Randy Jackson to release their introductory single “All About Tonight” back in 2016. The sister supergroup has since amiably parted ways with Jackson, […]

Roots of Mine fundraises with “Anna” single | Top Shelf Reggae

Nothing is more heartwrenching than watching your loved ones struggle, especially when it comes to health. Roots of Mine, a reggae-rock band out of Los Angeles, dedicates their latest single “Anna” to those battling cancer and debilitating diseases, with 100% of the profits going to cancer charities! The song, despite delivering hope to those afflicted […]

Pacific Dub releases “Riptide” single | Top Shelf Reggae

Whether you are cranking up the dial on the radio ready to hit the open highway chasing waves down the coast or you’re ankle deep in the kiddie pool you’ve fashioned into a makeshift oasis to hide from the winter, Pacific Dub’s latest single “Riptide”, produced by Ineffable Records, should definitely be added to your playlist. […]

First single from Steel Pulse in 14 years | Top Shelf Reggae

What better way to ring in the New Year than with Steel Pulse's forthcoming album, Mass Manipulation. Steel Pulse strikes a powerful force of righteousness and historical diplomacy with their newest single which took 14 years in the making, “Stop You Coming and Come”. Steel Pulse took advantage of their time away from the studio […]

Listen to SYNRGY’s new single “Mind Over” | Top Shelf Reggae

Formed just over a decade ago, Southern California’s own SYNRGY blends elements of soul, reggae and rock to create dynamic songs layered in intricate grooves and bright atmosphere. “Mind Over” is their newest single, and one that offers a well-rounded showcase of what it is that they hope to convey as SYNRGY. Exemplifying a world-aware […]

House of Reggae Pt. 164 – Single Syllable Patois Special

Step this way for another hour of fine Jamaican music, where today I’m celebrating the abbreviated colloquialisms and sayings that regularly turn up in many reggae song titles in the House of Reggae’s single syllable patois special… Eek A Mouse – Wa Do Dem Carl Meeks – Weh Dem Fah Desmond Dekker – A It […]

Zahira releases “Mystic One” single | Top Shelf Reggae

I was surprised when I pressed play, shocked even, confused how a young lady reigning from Canada could sound so 'grassroots' and earthy. Residence aside, pleasure quickly ensued as I tuned into Zahira's new single “Mystic One”. I was baffled by the sound. I kept listening for what seemed like forever. I still could not wrap […]

Tifa drops “JA Party” single | Top Shelf Reggae

Dancehall diva, Tifa, is ready to get the party started with her latest summery single “JA Party” – a track about, well, the finer things in life. The song is the second in sequence to hit digital outlets off Tifa's forthcoming 15-track album, set to be available later this summer, after her bangin’ “Buss A […]

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 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 […]

Ben Barbic debuts “On My Mind” single | Top Shelf Reggae

Reggae solo artist Ben Barbic is back with his latest hip hoppy love ballad “On My Mind” off Rebel Sound Records. This is the first single for Barbic fans to enjoy since his full-length album The Takeoff took to the airwaves last November (following an EP release in June). Ben Barbic is certainly pumping out the […]

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 […]

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 […]