A chat with Katchafire about their new single “Addicted” | Top Shelf Reggae

New Zealand eight-piece band and veterans in the reggae scene, Katchafire, just released an absolute beauty of a single from the long-awaited forthcoming album. Their first recording of 2017, titled “Addicted”, has finally been released. “It’s sounding great to our ears and we can't wait to share the music with everybody.” This track beautifully captures […]

Tatanka drops “Love Is Medicine” single | Top Shelf Reggae

Colorado-based band Tatanka is at it again, with all the bells and whistles coming out of the woodwork with their new single, “Love Is Medicine”. And, what would woodwork be without trees? Tatanka strikes a 420-friendly stance, layering even their most pop-influenced tracks with trippy, stoner dub and psychedelic sound effects. Back to that in […]

Stick Figure drops new single “Above the Storm” | Top Shelf Reggae

Music fanatics worldwide were captivated when on November 13, 2015, renowned California reggae band Stick Figure released their new album Set In Stone to critical acclaimed reviews. Featured on Top Shelf Reggae among many other notable platforms and received to rave recognition and extolled acknowledgements, Set In Stone, is the perfect addition to any serious […]

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 […]

New SOJA single “Bad News” | Top Shelf Reggae

It's been awhile since we've heard anything new from Virginia natives SOJA. Their 2016 release Live From Virginia was a nice little additional to their library, however fans are getting antsy for new music. Released on YouTube on May 24th, SOJA unleashed their new single titled “Bad News” announcing it on social media, “There are […]

Jstar: new single, new LP | Top Shelf Reggae

Reggae DJs are as much a part of the reggae scene as any artist, and many produce mind-blowing remixes to spin in between your favorite live musical acts. Once such masterful mixer is Jstar, a globally-renowned reggae producer and international DJ. In 2003, Jstar hit it big with a playful dub version of Blackstreet's “No […]

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 […]

Jah9 feels irie on new single

Jah9 has kicked of 2016, the year of 9 (2+0+1+6=9), with a slew of new music and videos. The “Jazz On Dub” empress just revealed a captivating visual of her beautiful homeland for her song “Feeling Irie”.  The video, directed by Samo Kush-I, was shot in the Portland parish – boasting lush vegetation, beautiful beaches […]