Category Archives: Modern Roots

Reggae Playlists on Spotify


People can access Spotify for free with ads or for a small charge (for mobiles and ad free) in  Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, USA, France, Holland, Norway, United Kingdom and Finland. (MORE COUNTRIES WILL COME The good thing about Spotify is … Continue reading

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Hassan Salis Link Man / Ghana


This new reggae artist was an inside tip from my brethren Humble Lion about one of his musicians in Ghana. Hassan Salis Linkman can be found on facebook (just click on his name). He is a multilingual roots reggae artist with a new … Continue reading

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Norrisman – 3 New albums out 2012

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With an artist like Norrisman, who has been along for almost two decades now, you never know what to expect. At least he is highly innovative and definitively has his own style. He remains a strong Rastafarian and even though … Continue reading

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Raging Fyah / Jamaica


It is time to present a relatively new roots reggae group composed of talented musicians from six different parishes in  Jamaica. “Raging Fyah (MySpace) is one of the most talented and dynamic groups ever to hit the Jamaican music scene. Divinely united in … Continue reading

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Headcornerstone / Germany + Head Corner Stone / USA


Headcornerstone started as an unsigned 8 man and woman modern roots reggae band from Germany. Now they also have some dancehall tunes. Show your support on their facebook page or on itunes.  The first video is about how the state constantly … Continue reading

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Rigo Masiala / D.R. Congo


Here are some of his tunes and a link to Rigo Masiala’s youtube channel Found this tune Africaines through World Music blog reggae suggestion

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Teddy Dan / Ethiopia (Jamaica/England)


“With the recent release of Teddy Dan’s latest album Outta Shasamane, we have a great third addition, completing the Teddy Dan Trilogy. Teddy Dan (MySpace) remains for me the Rasta Emissary, carrying the same message of African unity that we heard on his previous … Continue reading

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Fyah Walk / Australia


How about some new roots from Down under. Fyah Walk is an Australian band from Byron Bay, Australia. They have been active since 2007 if I am not mistaken. Lyrics do question the world order and I would say this … Continue reading

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Pablo U-Wa / Côte d’Ivoire


Pablo U-Wa  is another reggae artist from Côte d’Ivoire.  I am a bit intrigued over the name of his song Sarajevo (on Spotify). So if anyone knows, please help me out since I don’t speak French. If you feel like helping … Continue reading

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Kizito Bationo / Burkina Faso


Kizito is another great artist with a long carrier behind him to come from Burkina Faso. His album  “M’Ba Yiri” is about the feelings you can have when you’ve been too far and for too long from home. M’Ba Yiri is … Continue reading

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