Archive for April, 2013

Melodians to play ‘punky reggae’ benefit show

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Seminal reggae act The Melodians will headline the second-annual Punky Reggae Party benefit show Friday, April 19, at Tricky Falls. The night, a benefit for several local nonprofits, will also feature Radio La Chusma, Mexklan, Steady Shakedown and DJ System A. “The message of reggae is love, support, struggle and fight for the people,” said [...]

Ky-Mani Marley, son of reggae legend, forging own musical path

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

A Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter is coming to Yuma to prove he is much more than just another reggae performer caught in his father’s long shadow. Ky-Mani Marley, son of legendary reggae singer Bob Marley, will highlight music from his many studio albums released over the years. He will perform Saturday at Cocopah Casino. Despite his name, [...]

Khalilah Rose blowing up FM radio in Argentina

Friday, April 5th, 2013

The song which features fire-brand Rastafarian deejay Turbulence is currently sitting in the number-one spot of the Black Music Reggae charts, which is compiled weekly by Argentinian radio DJ Jah Wisdom Outer National on MIX 90.3 FM in the South American nation’s capital, Buenos Aires. “The success of Unite & Be Strong is just awesome, [...]