2021 results are in! What things do we want to see happening in the upcoming year? Can this really be the end of another Reggae Lover season? Kahlil and AGARD bring you a wrap-up of 2021 highlights and superlatives from the reggae world. Looking ahead, they list anticipated events and releases before getting a bit […]
We count down our all time favorite dancehall riddims in this Top 5 Dancehall Riddims of All Time episode. For the first time ever both co-hosts present one unified Top 5 list. It turns out to be a fascinating discussion on this very debatable topic. Thank you for your patience in waiting for this delayed-release […]
Post-Covid Highlights, Verzuz, Clash updates, New music, and shout-outs. 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 podcast features discussions on the culture, economics, and all things relatable to reggae lovers. Highlanda Sound produces […]
Jamaican State of Mind host, Nick, joins the team to discuss their opinions on the most underrated artists in Reggae and Dancehall. Top 5 Most Underrated Reggae / Dancehall Artists according to Nick from Jamaican State of Mind: Agent Sasco (formerly Assassin), Tanya Stephens, Masicka, Cham (formerly Baby Cham), Frisko Kid. Kahlil Wonda’s Top 5 […]
We all know by now that Pacific Reggae is a thing, but after his first trip to Hawaii, Kahlil Wonda gained a whole new perspective.
The hardest part for any real Reggae Lover is choosing WHO deserves to be in the TOP FIVE.
The pandemic has affected both reggae and dancehall artists in more ways than one – we either have people shelving their releases or see artists putting out as much as possible to see if they can make a hit. That is why, in this episode, we decided to talk to Diego Herrera, Music Curator and […]
Reggae Lover Podcast episode with Kahlil Wonda and AGARD listing their Top 5 Selectors in Soundclash history.
In this episode we will talk about artists, producers, and the economic problems existing in the music world. Is everybody receiving their part of the revenues? Find out in today’s episode of Reggae Lover.
Season 8 debuts with an overdue Top 5 list from the Reggae Lover hosts – their Top 5 Dancehall Sound Systems of All Time. This is the first and only time ever that Kahlil Wonda and AGARD had the same TOP Five. We discuss the criteria used in selecting these top reggae sounds aka DJ […]
A continuation of the episode in which we described the foundation of Highlanda Sound. This part of the conversation recaps our first gigs and the years that followed. In the late ’90s, the three young lions that started Highlanda Sound vowed to become one of the most dangerous sound systems that played mostly 45s. They […]
Reggae Lover hosts, AGARD and Kahlil Wonda take time out to re-introduce themselves. They discuss who they are, where they come from, and how they got into the music industry. Part 1 of this “flashback” conversation.
A replay of a classic show focusing on the Best Non-Jamaican Reggae Artists. This Reggae Lover Podcast Episode (118) highlights the global reggae phenomenon. R.I.P to Akae Beka aka Vaughn Benjamin. Listen to the full 20 Best Non-Jamaican Reggae Artists mix here. Nasio Fontaine was born on the Caribbean island of Dominica to a Carib […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]