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Robert “Dubwise” Browne Cliff Marley Tosh Album Review

Album Review By Jen Cheshire When I was asked to review “Cliff Marley Tosh” the latest album by Robert “Dubwise” Browne, I thought this would be difficult as it’s an instrumental album of covers of well-known songs by Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, and Peter Tosh. Dubwise is an acclaimed musician, from a talented musical family…
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August 16, 2021
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Sean Paul’s “Live N Livin”Album Review

Written By Jen Cheshire “'Live N Livin' is one of two albums from the multi-award-winning Jamaican dancehall star, Sean Paul, offering a collaboration over confrontation undertone that showcases unity in Dancehall. The album was inspired by the perception of members of the music industry that dancehall is dead, instead, Sean Paul believes dancehall is alive…
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March 24, 2021
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EP Review of “The Experience” – Lila Ike

Review by Jen Cheshire “The straight-shooting, free-spirited, yet easy-going singer who belts soulful tunes with a velvety smooth voice. Born and raised in the cool hills of Manchester, Lila attended the Manchester High School where her love for music truly started to form. Affectionately labeled the ‘class clown’, Lila was usually in the position where…
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June 14, 2020
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Kulture Walk

Album Review by Jen Cheshire “Born on December 12, 1988, Kumar McCarty Bent was raised in the parish of Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. As a young man he found himself frequenting sound system hubs in the neighboring parish of Clarendon, where he would purchase dub plates for resale in other sections of the island. It was…
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April 26, 2020
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Album review of Bugle’s “Picture Perfect”

Review by Jen Cheshire- Reggaewerx PR “Picture Perfect”, the third album by Bugle (birth name Roy Thompson) is an epic 20 track album containing two distinct parts, traditional roots reggae but with a modern vibe and an upbeat conscious and clean dancehall selection.   In preparing for this review I made a list of the tracks…
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November 18, 2019
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Album review Crazy for Jane – Locos Por Juana

By Jen Cheshire-Reggaewerx Reviewing Locos Por Juana’s latest album “Crazy For Jane” was a bit of a challenge as I don’t speak Spanish and there were several Spanish tracks.  A friend helped me by translating the Spanish tracks. Thank you, Justin Goodman! “ Locos Por Juana is a GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® nominated bilingual band,…
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September 5, 2019
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Jah Cure-Royal Soldier

Album review written by Jen Cheshire I became a fan of Jah Cure with “The Universal Cure”, his 2009 album. I loved the raw gritty lyrics of his “prison songs”.  Since that album, I have been disappointed, as I felt that the rawness had gone. “Royal Soldier” has brought me back again. “Royal Soldier”, Jah…
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August 20, 2019
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Miriam Simone impressive on ‘Mount Zion’

Review by Mightnight Raver For those unfamiliar with Miriam Simone check her latest works and the video for the title track from her brand new album ‘Mount Zion’ and you will find yourself a fan of one of reggae’s emerging new talents – a vocal queen with an uplifting message that resonates with the foundation…
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October 16, 2015
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Zion High’s Nyacoustic Chants delivers that old time religion

By Midnight Raver https://midnightraverblog.com With Nyacoustic Chants, Zion High Productions continues to evolve the modern sound of reggae. The album features the best artists of yesterday and today unplugged over brilliantly-produced percussion riddims. Zion High seeks neither fortune nor fame with their productions. They are wholly committed to revolutionizing the sound of reggae roots and…
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August 25, 2015
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Water for Your Soul Joss Stone’s Reggae

Created over the course of four years in far-flung locations, Water for Your Soul is Joss Stone's seventh studio album — the follow-up to The Soul Sessions, Vol. 2. The singer/songwriter incorporates some reggae in her soul-rooted material, as encouraged by SuperHeavy bandmate Damian Marley; "The Answer" was co-written by the great Dennis Bovell. Stone…
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July 26, 2015