ROOTS ROCKING REGGAE VOL. 3 AVAILABLE in stores

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Jamaican imprint Tad’s Record releases its highly anticipated annual hit series, Roots Rocking Reggae, on Tuesday, July 16, 2013.

Now celebrating its third year of showcasing the very best in roots reggae music from throughout the current year, the Roots Rocking Reggae series is a proven hit with fans and the answer to what was missing in reggae music.

The compilation features the top reggae singers in the genre, including Tarrus Riley, Jah Cure, I-Octane, Chronixx, I-Wayne, Iba Mahr and even dancehall stars Mavado, Tanya Stephens, Macka Diamond, and singersAlaine and Christopher Martin, take a turn on this 23-track melodic montage that is bound to satisfy every reggae fan.

“Roots Rocking Reggae is one of the new series that we recently embarked on, and with the successes of the first two volumes, we realized that it would be an injustice to deprive the avid reggae fan of the opportunity to experience a third volume,” states Tad Dawkins, President of Tad’s Record.

This year’s rendition lives up to its name with hit singles such as “Gimme Likkle One Drop” by Tarrus Riley, “From The Heart” by Jah Cure,“Ain’t No Giving Up” by Chronixx, “What About The Poor” by I-Octane,“Let Jah Lead The Way” by Iba Mahr and “Mirror” by Da’Ville, just to name a few of the masterpieces on this must-have collection for reggae music lovers.

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“Musical sensation Chronixx is one of the highlights of the album, and all the other talents featured are seasoned stars in the industry, whose sounds are undoubtedly an exceptional representation of the industry,” Dawkins added. “Providing the Ultimate Reggae Experience is what Tad’s Record is known for and so with Roots Rocking Reggae Vol. 3, we made sure not to disappoint.”

Roots Rocking Reggae Vol. 3 – Various Artists is now available worldwidefrom all major digital retailers, including iTunes and Amazon, from Tad’s Record. For more information, please visit tadsrecord.com.

Track Listing

  • 1. Tarrus Riley – Gimme Likkle One Drop
  • 2. Chronixx – Ain’t No Giving Up
  • 3. Chronixx – Access Granted
  • 4. Jah Cure – From the Heart
  • 5. Alaine – Amazing
  • 6. Mavado – Always on My Mind
  • 7. I-Octane – Pretty Little Flower
  • 8. Da’Ville – Mirror
  • 9. Hezron – Can’t Come Between
  • 10. I-Octane – What About the Poor
  • 11. Iba Mahr – Burning
  • 12. Tanya Stephens – Weather Change
  • 13. Jah Cure – That Girl
  • 14. Danielle DI – My Man
  • 15. Iba-Mahr – Let Jah Lead The Way
  • 16. I-Wayne – (Girl) I Love You
  • 17. Macka Diamond – Dye Dye
  • 18. Christopher Martin – Na Na Na Na
  • 19. Mavado – Caribbean Girl
  • 20. I-Octane – We Nice
  • 21. Christopher Martin – Chill Spot
  • 22. Chronixx & Goldy – The Mini Song
  • 23. Mavado – Money Box

 

Introducing “Dub Rockers” a new Various Artists compilation

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“Dub Rockers,” is a new compilation that pairs American based reggae bands with Jamaican reggae vocalists. Bridging the gap and highlighting the similarities between the two scenes. The bond is the music and sharing the universal message of One Love.

Check out the video for “Only Man In The World” by Anuhea and Tarrus Riley

Also check out this article from Billboard Magazine about “Dub Rockers.”

Anuhea Featuring Tarrus Riley: Only Man In The World

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VP RECORDS TEAMS UP WITH WORLDSOUND TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE FROM ANUHEA FEATURING TARRUS RILEY “ONLY MAN IN THE WORLD” AVAILABLE DECEMBER 4.

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The first track from Dub Rockers concept album available April 2013

Hawaiian singer-songwriter Anuhea teams up with Jamaican reggae vocalist Tarrus Riley on the new single “Only Man In The World,” available digitally and on 7″ vinyl December 4th.  The sultry duet was written by Anuhea and also includes an acoustic mix of the song.

“Only Man In The World” is the first song from Dub Rockers, a new compilation blending reggae from Jamaica with non-Caribbean sources.  Slated for release in April 2013, the album will showcase Jamaica’s top artists (Etana, Morgan Heritage, I Wayne) with the latest wave of reggae-influenced musicians based primarily in the United States (Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Bad Brains, SOJA).

For more information about Anuhea visit www.anuheajams.com

Dancehall Now 19 – Spring 2009 New Releases

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This is the latest episode of the syndicated Dancehall Now podcast produced by Highlanda Sound System for March 27, 2009 featuring the very latest dancehall music in a full stereo radio broadcast format.

Dancehall Now is in keeping with Highlanda Sound’s stated mission to entertain and promote reggae music world wide. This show may contain language that may be considered by some to be offensive. Views expressed by artists and guests on this show are not necessarily shared or endorsed by Highlanda Sound.

Featured artists this week include Mavado, Busta Rhymes, Wyclef Jean, Damian Marley, The Game, Tarrus Riley, Beenie Man, Erup, Jay-Z, Screechie Don, MIA, I-Wayne, Marcia Griffiths, Busy Signal, Bragga, Buju Banton, Junior Reid, Assassin, Ding Dong, Anthony Cruz, Bounty Killer, Laden, Macka Diamond, Unicorn, Million Stylez, Prodigal Son, and Gramps Morgan.

Right Click the file and select “Save As…” to download the entire mp3 file or just click to listen to the audio stream now. We sincerely hope you enjoy the selections. Please send music, press information, comments, feedback, and requests to kahlil.wonda@gmail.com or feel free to comment here. If you like what you hear please subscribe to get automatic updates when new shows are added.

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Playlist

1 So Blessed (Remix) – Mavado/Busta Rhymes
2 Enemy – Wyclef Jean/Damian Marley/The Game
3 Back Bitter (Remix) – Tarrus Riley
4 Trample Dem – Erup/Nature
5 You Have It – Beenie Man
6 New York New York – Erup
7 Brooklyn We Go Hard (Remix) – Jay-Z/Screechie Don/MIA
8 Book Of Life – I-Wayne (live)
9 Automatic – Marcia Griffiths/Busy Signal
10 Dagga Dat – Bragga
11 Buy Love – Buju Banton
12 Some Say – Junior Reid
13 Wanna Be Gangsta – AK
14 Child Molester – Assassin
15 Man A Galis – Ding Dong
16 Different From Fi Dem – Anthony Cruz
17 Mama’s Love – Bounty Killer
18 Really Rate Me – Laden
19 Think Pon Mi – Macka Diamond/Unicorn
20 Everyday – Million Stylez
21 Head Caan Hot So – Prodigal
22 Wash The Tears – Gramps Morgan