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 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 […]

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 […]

Protoje presents “Bout Noon” lyric video | Top Shelf Reggae

Reggae revival artist Protoje unveils a taste of his upcoming album with the lyrical video for its fist single, “Bout Noon”, with animated visuals by Ikem Smith. This is the first new music Protoje has released since his premiere album Ancient Future launched his career back in 2015. Produced by Winta James and Lamont “Monty” Savory, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New “Reggae Night” music video from Morgan Heritage | Top Shelf Reggae

Morgan Heritage releases a new music video today, called “Reggae Night.” The song is from Morgan Heritage’s latest hit album Avrakedabra. “Reggae Night” features DreZion and is a magnificent cover of Jimmy Cliff’s song. The vocals were recorded in a hotel in Zimbabwe. Morgan Heritage is made up of Peetah Morgan; Una Morgan on keyboards and vocals; Roy […]

The Simpkin Project “Hustling” acoustic video | Top Shelf Reggae

Southern California's own Simpkin Project have released the acoustic music video for their recently unveiled deep cut “Hustling” from the upcoming, highly anticipated album titled Beam of Light. Their new album is set to be released on September 29th, 2017 and will be filled with their usual highly melodic reggae-blues sound. “This album is our […]

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 […]

Protoje “Blood Money” official music video | Top Shelf Reggae

Blood Money is the latest release from Jamaican reggae singer Protoje. The song lyrics provide hard-hitting, raw and unapologetic commentary on the current state of Jamaica, touching on recent grievances and social injustices that have afflicted Jamaican society. Protoje describes the air of discrimination, classism, and oppression prevalent in the Jamaican political landscape, calling out […]

DARENOTS unleash “Murda Whistle” video | Top Shelf Reggae

Toronto-based band DARENOTS are at it again, this time visually displaying their antics in the video for their latest single, “Murda Whistle”. Set to black-and-white and featuring disorienting blurs, the video weaves between an insider look of the band members themselves and what life is like for them on the road. Specifically, what life is […]

Stick Figure “In This Love” official video | Top Shelf Reggae

Stick Figure released a music video for “In this Love” off of their latest album Set in Stone, in support of their New Year’s Eve show announcement. “In This Love,” comes from the musical imagination of Scott Woodruff and creates a vibrant sonic soundscape and the music video reflects just that. The Rasta gradient overlay […]

Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley – R.O.A.R. video | Top Shelf Reggae

Coming this July 21, youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley will release Stony Hill, the artist's first solo album since 2005’s Grammy Award winning Welcome to Jamrock. In advance of the album release, Damian Marley has shared a brand new video for the single “R.O.A.R.” and fall tour announcement. Tickets […]