Best Summer Songs 2021

Kahlil Wonda and AGARD discuss what they are listening to and how they are listening to it. Top song selections for the Summer of 2021 are listed.
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The Need for Caribbean Representation in Film

We discuss the need for more Caribbean representation on film and television. Cultural content is winning right now and our culture has yet to be properly documented. The Caribbean region is well known for reggae and soca but there is a bounty of cultural aspects that have yet to be exploited globally. We cite current […]
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The Roaring Twenties?

AGARD predicts parallels between the Roaring 20s (the decade of the 1920s) and the upcoming post-COVID19 period. We look back at some of the defining moments and technological advances from the pandemic era. Mentioned in this episode: Bounty Killer vs. Beenie Man has a highlight. Will dancehall be back on the Verzuz platform? World Clash, […]
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Stop the Disgusting Violence: Jamaica and Dancehall

Reactions to the Jamaican government blaming dancehall music for contributing to the current violent crime spree. We debate: “Whose responsibility is it to stop the violence?” Dedicated to Reggae Lovers – Hosted by Kahlil Wonda and AGARD, Reggae Lover (@ReggaeLoverPodcast) pulls back the curtain on the issues, back-stories, and adventures of the global reggae music phenomena. This reggae […]
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How To Make Dancehall And Sound Clash Better Now

Drew and Iron Voice break down the world of sound clash and how it influences dancehall as a whole.  The Rumble Talk hosts offer fresh perspectives on many things sound clash and dancehall-related including: How they come up with topics and create the magic that is Rumble Talk. How to stay relevant during the pandemic. […]
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Exclusive Interview with Drew and Iron Voice (Rumble Talk)

Exclusive Interview with Drew and Iron Voice, hosts of Rumble Talk Thursdays. Rumble Talk is the hottest radio show on Sound Chat Radio and the most popular sound clash culture radio program ever. Drew reveals how he became synonymous with sound clash culture and landed his position at Irish & Chin’s Promotions and Sound Chat […]
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Macka B on Uplifting Through Authentic Reggae and Veganism

Macka B talks about his authentic reggae music journey which has soared due to his reggae and veganism content. Macka B’s Gentrification EP and Single are Available Now The gentrification phenomenon is going on all over the world from Brixton to Brooklyn; Harlem to Toronto and Cape Town to Berlin. There is a new video […]
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How To Make It As An Indie Reggae Artist

We talk to rising star I-Maa-Ra about his journey as an indie reggae artist in Jamaica. I-Maa-Ra is featured as a top indie reggae artist on the Reverbnation platform. Born Courtney Mark Anthony Stewart, in Roaring River, St Thomas, Jamaica, he started on his musical journey in the mid-1980s, toasting on Studio 4 Sound System […]
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Spotlight: Music and Marriage, The Best of Both Worlds

Music and Marriage podcast hosts, Amlak RedSquare and Nikki join the Reggae Lover crew for this episode. Music and Marriage is a podcast hosted by a dynamic and courageous couple, reggae recording artist Amlak Red Square, and his wife, Nikki Gordon. Making it in the music industry is hard enough. To do it while juggling […]
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Reggae In Africa with 2021 Powerful Rising Star Rootspence

Reggae in Africa is alive and well with Rootspence and the Groovemakers blazing the fire from Mozambique.

Rootspence joins us to give a first-hand account of the current reggae climate from Malawi to Mozambique. He breaks down the difficulties with reggae sprouting in former Portuguese colonies versus English-speaking areas of the continent. Roots Reggae in […]
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Wake Up to Reality People

Wake up to reality with special guest Ijahknowah who delivers a message to heal, uplift, enlighten, and empower our people and thus the entire humanity.   Wake Up, is the debut EP from Ijahnkowah An B.R.A.P (Black Revolutionary Almighty Perspective). Wake Up is available now. IJAHKNOWAH AN B.R.A.P. is a Reggae artist and band doing only […]
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Carlton Livingston, Adventures from a Storied Career

Carlton Livingston, Jamaican vocalist, and songwriter extraordinaire is our special guest. Carlton Livingston is known for his 1984 hit “100 Weight of Collie Weed.” He is a very versatile singer that is able to adapt to all types of tracks. We discuss his journey from youth in St. Mary, Jamaica to Kingston, and then to […]
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Shinehead Spreads the Love and Knowledge

Shinehead spreads the love as he passes through for a fun conversation covering everything from his Jamaican roots to his current hits and forthcoming album. SHINEHEAD is a masterful artist who sings, raps, deejays, singjays, plays bass guitar, songwrites, produces, and in the last few years, spins vinyl and acetate records on turntables for his […] The post Shinehead Spreads the Love and Knowledge appeared first on Reggae Lover.
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The Wailers Aston Barrett Jr.

The Wailers Aston Barrett Jr. is the current torch-bearer of his family’s legacy.  Aston is the son of original Wailers bass guitarist and producer, the iconic Aston “Family-Man” Barrett. The Wailers 2020 album, One World, is nominated for Best Reggae Album at the Grammy Awards. Aston Barrett Jr. of The Wailers shared gems of knowledge […]
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Tropics is Everywhere

Tropics is everywhere: Season 7 of Reggae Lover debuts with rising Jamaican star Tessellated as the special guest.  ‘Tropics Vol. 1’, the notable debut by singer Tessellated offers a flavorful feast of sounds. The seven unique tracks flow together perfectly for a brilliant showcase of Tessellated’s talent. We talk about how this anticipated project came […]
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Podcast: Cuss Cuss Riddim Mix – Reggae Lover Bonus

A specially crafted mix of 45’s and dubs on the Cuss Cuss riddim.

Cuss Cuss Riddim Mix - Reggae Lover Podcast

In episode 219, Kahlil Wonda listed Cuss Cuss as one of his all-time top 5 riddims. Inspiration along with listener requests have manifested in this mix for the true fans. Starting with the original Lloyd Robinson cut produced by Harry J and regarded as an original Studio One version. This mix spans all the decades since.